#news There's a new No. 1 in our SEC football power rankings — and it's not Brian Kelly's accent #WorldNews

#news There’s a new No. 1 in our SEC football power rankings — and it’s not Brian Kelly’s accent #WorldNews

#information There’s a new No. 1 in our SEC football power rankings — and it’s not Brian Kelly’s accent #WorldNews

The SEC ran the Saturday slate in Week 1 of the faculty football season, solely to have LSU fall to Florida State in a Sunday night time thriller. Most of those SEC wins had been of the blowout selection, however based mostly on power of victory, we will reshape issues a bit.

1. Georgia

Last week: 2

This week: vs. Samford

What to know: The Bulldogs utterly dismantled the No. 12-ranked staff in the nation. But certain, put 12 teams in the playoffs.

2. Alabama

Last week: 1

This week: at Texas

What to know: Utah is called the Beehive State, but after a 55-0 loss, Utah State left Tuscaloosa having encountered one removed from house. Ouch.

3. Texas A&M

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Texas A&M large receiver Yulkeith Brown catches a landing in opposition to Sam Houston State.

Last week: 3

This week: vs. Appalachian State

What to know: Jimbo Fisher has his sandbag for this week after App State took North Carolina to the wire. But in contrast to UNC, Texas A&M is not touring to Boone, N.C., in order that Smoky Mountain magic should journey.

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4. Florida

Last week: 7

This week: vs. Kentucky

What to know: The SEC unfold choose of the week from yours actually was Utah -2.5 in opposition to the Fighting Napiers. Thanks, Billy. I’m off and working.

5. Arkansas

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Sep 3, 2022; Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback KJ Jefferson (1) celebrates with offensive lineman Ricky Stromberg (51) and Luke Jones (70) after speeding for a landing in the primary quarter in opposition to the Cincinnati Bearcats at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: 6

This week: vs. South Carolina

What to know: With assist from a jump pass for a goal-line touchdown in opposition to Cincinnati, Arkansas jumps over Tennessee in the interim.

6. Kentucky

Last week: 4

This week: at Florida

What to know: Four years in the past, Mark Stoops took Kentucky to the Swamp and spoiled Dan Mullen’s first SEC game because the Gators’ coach. He’ll come again Saturday with a effective probability to do Billy Napier the identical approach.

7. Tennessee

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker (5) jumps into the end zone during the Tennessee vs Ball State football game in Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022.

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker (5) jumps into the top zone through the Tennessee vs Ball State football recreation in Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022.

Last week: 5

This week: at Pitt

What to know: It’s the Johnny Majors Bowl this week for the Volunteers. Majors sandwiched two teaching stints at Pitt round a 16-year stretch at UT — a sandwich Phil Fulmer reduce in half.

8. Ole Miss

Sep 3, 2022; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels quarterback Jaxson Dart (2) passes the ball during the first half against the Troy Trojans at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 3, 2022; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels quarterback Jaxson Dart (2) passes the ball through the first half in opposition to the Troy Trojans at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: 8

This week: vs. Central Arkansas

What to know: Jaxson Dart started at quarterback against Troy. Luke Altmyer will begin in opposition to Central Arkansas. And in all probability, we nonetheless will not know which is able to win the job.

9. Mississippi State

Last week: 9

This week: at Arizona

What to know: In the upset of the week, Mike Leach mentioned nothing humorous, outlandish and even remotely attention-grabbing following an opening win over Memphis. This will not stand.

10. Auburn

Last week: 12

This week: vs. San Jose State

What to know: The Bryan Harsin watch does not actually start till Week 3. Of course,  Allen Greene thought he’d final not less than that lengthy, too.

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11. LSU

LSU head coach Brian Kelly looks towards the ground in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Florida State won 24-23. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

LSU head coach Brian Kelly seems to be in direction of the bottom in the second half of an NCAA school football recreation in opposition to Florida State in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Florida State received 24-23. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Last week: 10

This week: vs. Southern

What to know: Brian Kelly still can’t talk Cajun. But after the way the Tigers dropped one to FSU, he’ll now get to hearken to a lot extra of it.

12. South Carolina

Last week: 11

This week: at Arkansas

What to know: How did Georgia State outgain South Carolina 311-306, intercept Spencer Rattler twice, and nonetheless lose by 21? Special groups, and Sir Big Spur getting his name back.

13. Missouri

Last week: 13

This week: at Kansas State

What to know: Nothing says “11 a.m. kickoff on the Deuce” fairly like a Missouri-Kansas State recreation.

14. Vanderbilt

Last week: 14

This week: vs. Wake Forest

What to know: Commodores QB Mike Wright is every bit the electrifying athlete Hawaii and Elon have made him appear like. He’ll be a handful for anybody. Vanderbilt will not.

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This article initially appeared on Nashville Tennessean: SEC football power rankings 2022: Georgia jumps Alabama in Week 1

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