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SEC Power Rankings for Week 6

We could have a three team race in the SEC East.

NCAA Football: Arkansas at Mississippi State Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

After week two of the SEC season, Alabama looks like the top dog in the West once again.

While in the East, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee all look like contenders to make it to the SEC title game.

#1 Alabama Crimson Tide (2-0)

Last week: #1

Alabama had their first real test of the season when the faced off with Texas A&M and they answered the call.

Mac Jones proved he has what it takes as he passed for 435-yards and 4 TDs with just one INT against the Aggies.

The Alabama defense made life hard for the Aggies forcing them into two turnovers, but they gave up a lot of yards (335) through the air.

In the end, this one wasn’t in question as the Tide rolled to a 52-24 win.

Week 6: @ Ole Miss

#2 Florida Gators (2-0)

Last week: #2

The Gators defense was very shaky in their first matchup of the season and they were looking to clean that up in week 5.

Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case as they allowed the South Carolina offense to put up 329-yards of offense and 24 points.

However, the Gators’ offense was rolling last week, and it was the same this week as they put up 348-yards with 268 through the air as they came away with a 38-24 win.

Week 6: @ Texas A&M

#3 Georgia Bulldogs (2-0)

Last week: #4

After a week 5 scare on the road against Arkansas, the Bulldogs returned home for a matchup with Auburn and they completely dominated from the start.

It looks like Georgia has found their QB in Stetson Bennett as he had 240-yards and a TD. However, the story had to be the rushing attack that put up 202-yards and two TDs.

This one was a 24-0 Bulldog lead before Auburn put a FG on the board and each team would get a FG the rest of the way for a 27-6 Georgia win.

Week 6: vs Tennessee

#4 Auburn Tigers (1-1)

Last week: #3

The Tigers didn’t have a good showing in their opening game when they were gifted 3 turnovers to come away with a win.

In week 5, they were not gifted those chances and it showed as they were dominated from the start by Georgia.

The offense couldn’t get anything going as they only put up two FGs the whole game and the defense struggled against a Georgia offense that was almost nonexistent last week.

In the end, the Tigers had their tails tucked on their way back to Auburn with a 27-6 loss.

Week 6: vs Arkansas

#5 LSU Tigers (1-1)

Last week: #6

The Tigers looked to bounce back from their opening game loss to Mississippi State and what better opponent to build confidence against than Vanderbilt?

The Tigers need to see something from both sides of the ball as their offense was sluggish in week 4 and their defense was nonexistent.

They received both against the Commodores as they put up 498-yards of offense and the defense was able to hold Vandy to 266-yards and forced them into two turnovers.

The Tigers bounced back in a big way as they rolled to a 41-7 victory.

Week 6: vs Missouri

#6 Tennessee Volunteers (2-0)

Last week: #8

Tennessee had a lot of preseason hype heading into the season, but I don’t think anyone really knew for sure if they would look like a contender in the East.

Through two weeks, they are as they rolled past Missouri in week 5 to get the 35-12 victory.

Once again, it was the rushing attack for the Vols that was working as they had 232-yards and 4 TDs on the ground.

The defense gave up a lot of yards (344) but they kept the Tigers out of the end zone more times than not helping push them to the blowout win.

Week 6: @ Georgia

#7 Texas A&M Aggies (1-1)

Last week: #7

The Aggies were presented a tough test in week 5 as they had to travel to face Alabama.

Things got off to a great start as they found themselves tied 14-14 with the Tide early in the 2nd quarter.

Unfortunately, everything quickly fell apart as they gave up 21 unanswered to the Tide including a pick six.

After struggling to beat Vanderbilt in week 4 and a 52-24 loss to Bama, maybe the Aggies were overrated heading into 2020?

Week 6: vs Florida

#8 Mississippi State Bulldogs (1-1)

Last week: #5

What a tale of two weeks for the Bulldogs.

After a week 4 win over LSU where they put up 632-yards of offense and 44-points in a win, they come back against Arkansas and put up 400-yards but also turn it over 4 times while struggling to score.

Mississippi State had every chance to tie this game up late but back to back turnover on downs resulted in a 21-14 shocking loss to Arkansas.

It looked like a completely different team on the field compared to last week.

Week 6: @ Kentucky

#9 Ole Miss Rebels (1-1)

Last week: #11

Lane Kiffin has his first win as the head coach of Ole Miss and it came in dramatic fashion.

The Rebels found themselves in a shootout with Kentucky as neither teams’ defense wanted to stop the others offense.

This one headed to overtime tied up at 35 after Kentucky had a late drive to find the end zone.

The Rebels started on defense and gave up a quick TD, but Kentucky missed the PAT to make it 41-35.

Ole Miss made quick work of their chance as they found the end zone and converted the PAT to win it 42-41.

Week 6: vs Alabama

#10 Arkansas Razorbacks (1-1)

Last week: #12

What a week for Razorback fans!

Arkansas had lost 20 straight SEC games heading into Saturday night, but that streak is now over as they defeated Mississippi State 21-14.

Arkansas’ defense showed up in a big way in this one as they forced 4 turnovers that fueled them to the historic victory.

The offensive damage was done through the air as they passed for two of their three TDs and the other was a defensive TD.

A big night for the Razorbacks’ program.

Week 6: @ Auburn

#11 Kentucky Wildcats (0-2)

Last week: #9

The Wildcats have a history of heartbreaking losses and what once again that was the case as a missed PAT in overtime was the difference in a 42-41 loss.

The Cats’ offense looked very solid as they rushed for 408-yards and 6 TDs. Terry Wilson had a much better game as he passed for 151-yards and rushed for 129-yards and 3 TDs.

Unfortunately, the Cats have a real problem on the defensive side of the ball, and they couldn’t stop Ole Miss from scoring at will.

A lot has to change or else this could be a long season for the BBN.

Week 6: vs Mississippi State

#12 South Carolina Gamecocks (0-2)

Last week: #10

The Gamecocks had a tough draw to start the season with matchups against Tennessee and then Florida in week 5.

However, they looked very solid in both outings despite coming up short in each as they fell to the Gators 38-24.

USC has a lot to build on offensively as they have been able to move the ball and put up points each week. The problem is they can’t get defensive stops and that is something that will have to change soon.

Week 6: @ Vanderbilt

#13 Missouri Tigers (0-2)

Last week: #13

Missouri drew Alabama to start the season and then a road trip to face Tennessee in week 5.

This one was over quickly as the Tigers fell behind 21-6 early and they never mounted a start of a comeback in their 35-12 loss.

Things won’t get any easier as they head into week 6.

Week 6: @ LSU

#14 Vanderbilt Commodores (0-2)

Last week: #14

In the opening game, Vanderbilt gave Texas A&M a run for their money, but they were not able to do the same against LSU.

Vanderbilt was dominated from the start as quickly went down 21-7 and this one was never close as they went on to lose it 41-7.

Week 6: vs South Carolina