By: Bill Ingram
For Ovinton J'Anthony "OJ" Mayo, the pressure to perform at the highest level began in seventh grade. That's when Sports Illustrated started talking about him as one of the top high school recruits in the country.
Yes, when he was in seventh grade!
Take a wild guess who is ranked as the top coach in the Pac 10? You got it, that guy.
The weekend is here, and as we progress deeper into the month of November the national title race begins to take shape. But there are also conference (and divisional) championships to determine, and the three games that Billy and I have chosen will have a direct effect on who wins the Pac-10, SEC West and Big 12 South. But in the case of Alabama's trip to Baton Rouge, division bragging rights may take a backseat to some pure old-fashioned hatred as an old friend returns to the place he once called home.
This is the fifth of six fantasy stats projections of BCS conference starters. The lineups are based on the Starting Fives series of articles released two weeks ago, along with a couple of changes due to recent developments.