Week 2 within the SEC noticed some fairly good matchups and a few very spectacular wins – you, Arkansas.
Just one battle occurred between two SEC groups over the weekend, Kentucky vs Missouri, which UK received 35-28.
Other than Tennessee shedding to Pittsburgh, each SEC workforce received its non-conference matchup in Week 2.
Right here’s a take a look at our up to date SEC energy rankings after the second week of motion.
14. Vanderbilt (1-1)
Vanderbilt quarterback Ken Seals stiffarms CSU offensive lineman Cam Reddy on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at Canvas Stadium. Syndication: The Coloradoan
Vanderbilt truly received a win over Colorado State over the weekend. Not dangerous. However its nonetheless the worst workforce within the SEC.
13. Tennessee (1-1)
Pittsburgh broad receiver Jordan Addison (3) celebrates a play throughout a soccer sport between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Pittsburgh Panthers in Neyland Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Syndication: The Knoxville Information-Sentinel
Solution to go, Vols. You needed to be the one SEC workforce to lose its non-conference battle over the weekend.
12. Missouri (1-1)
Kentucky’s Wan’Dale Robinson, middle, makes an enormous acquire Saturday night time, with Missouri’s Ennis Rakestraw Jr. (2) and Jaylon Carlies (1) in pursuit. Kentucky held off Missouri 35-28. Syndication: The Courier-Journal
Nothing private, Mizzou followers – however this simply shouldn’t be an excellent soccer workforce.
11. South Carolina (2-0)
Sep 11, 2021; Greenville, North Carolina, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks place kicker Parker White (43) celebrates his sport profitable area aim within the forth quarter in opposition to the East Carolina Pirates at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Obligatory Credit score: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports activities
I hoped to see extra from the Gamecocks. As a substitute, SC solely beat ECU by three factors on a game-winning area aim.
10. Mississippi State (2-0)
Sep 11, 2021; Starkville, Mississippi, USA;Mississippi State Bulldogs operating again Dillon Johnson (23) runs the ball whereas defended by North Carolina State Wolfpack defensive deal with C.J. Clark (5) and linebacker Isaiah Moore (1) in the course of the fourth quarter at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Subject. Obligatory Credit score: Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports activities
Positive, it was simply NC State, however the Wolfpack nonetheless area an athletic soccer workforce yearly. Good win for the Bulldogs.
9. LSU (1-1)
Sep 11, 2021; Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA; LSU Tigers broad receiver Trey Palmer (33) catches a landing cross in opposition to McNeese State Cowboys defensive again Andre Sam (21) in the course of the first quarter at Tiger Stadium. Obligatory Credit score: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports activities
I’m so wildly unimpressed by LSU this yr. Good job on beating McNeese State, I assume.
8. Kentucky (2-0)
Kentucky’s Eli Cox recovered the ball despite the fact that Chris Rodriguez had already scored in opposition to Missouri. Syndication: The Courier-Journal
Kentucky falls from No. 6 to No. 8, however that is not as a result of it did something mistaken. Good win in opposition to Missouri.
7. Arkansas (2-0)
Sep 11, 2021; Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks followers run onto the sector after the sport in opposition to the Texas Longhorns at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Arkansas received 40-21. Obligatory Credit score: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports activities
Arkansas had the most important win of the weekend within the SEC, beating Texas convincingly.
6. Auburn (2-0)
Auburn Tigers broad receiver Elijah Canion (17) stiff arms Alabama State Hornets defensive again James Burgess (27) at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Auburn Tigers defeated Alabama State Hornets 60-0. Syndication: The Montgomery Advertiser
Auburn beat Alabama State 62-0, so that doesn’t inform us a lot. Nonetheless so much to study these Tigers.
5. Texas A&M (2-0)
Sep 11, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Texas A&M Aggies place kicker Seth Small (47) strains up a kick within the second half in opposition to the Colorado Buffaloes at Empower Subject at Mile Excessive. Obligatory Credit score: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports activities
A&M drops from 3 to five this week. Final week I gave the Aggies a cross after an okay efficiency in opposition to Kent State. However now solely beating Colorado by three? Uh oh…
4. Florida (2-0)
Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson (15) rushes with the ball for a landing in the course of the fourth quarter in opposition to the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on Saturday, September 11, 2021. [Matt Pendleton/Special to Sun]
So the Gators blew out South Florida. Perhaps I used to be a little bit laborious on Florida. They’re good. Not nice however good.
3. Ole Miss (2-0)
Sep 11, 2021; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels tight finish Jonathan Hess is flipped within the air by Austin Peay Governors defensive again Shamari Simmons (16) in the course of the forth quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Obligatory Credit score: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports activities
One other large offensive day from the Rebels has me considering this could be the workforce to provide Alabama the most important scare within the SEC West.
2. Georgia (2-0)
Georgia broad receiver Arian Smith (11) celebrates together with his teammates after scoring a landing in the course of the first half of an NCAA faculty soccer sport between UAB and Georgia in Athens, Ga., on Sept 11, 2021. Georgia received 56-7. Syndication: On-line Athens
Positive, it was simply UAB, however Georgia crushed the Blazers utilizing its backup quarterback. For comparability, and stick with me right here — it is a UAB workforce that had simply overwhelmed Jacksonville State 31-0. Jacksonville State went on to beat an FSU workforce that took Notre Dame to extra time the week prior. Make sense? Mainly I am saying UAB shouldn’t be as terrible because the scoreboard confirmed in opposition to Georgia.
1. Alabama (2-0)
Sep 11, 2021; Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide operating again Jase McClellan (21) will get away from Mercer Bears security Myles Redding (34) at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Obligatory Credit score: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports activities
No change right here. Alabama’s nonetheless actually good.