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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Last week: 10
This week: vs. Southern
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.
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.
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