Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive with his granddaughter, Abigail. Slive died last week at 77. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)


USA Today's George Schroeder joins college football writer Ralph Russo to examine the legacy of Mike Slive, who successfully guided the SEC through times of great change. Schroeder shares the personal side of Slive he got to know through years of covering the commissioner. Also, some football talk. What to make of LSU’s new quarterback and can Shea Patterson deliver a breakout season to Jim Harbaugh at Michigan?