SEC absorbs another loss in an autumn full of them

Auburn's win over Florida made the SEC body count complete. On every given Saturday, somebody goes home beaten in the Bloody South, writes Pat Forde.

Updated: October 15, 2006, 2:58 AM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

AUBURN, Ala. -- Contrary to the most recent Sports Illustrated cover, defeat doesn't lurk on any given Saturday in the Bloody South. It lurks on every given Saturday.

This was the seventh week of the season, and at least one Southeastern Conference team has lost in each one. Now, after a deafening night in the Loveliest Little Village on The Plains, the body count is complete in the Bloody South.

Twelve teams. No unbeatens. Nobody left standing tall in the national championship chase. ...

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