Alabama continues to dominate the rest of the SEC as it appears it will be the Tide taking on Florida once we get to Atlanta.
However, in the SEC East it was Vanderbilt that made the headlines in what was the coolest thing to happen on Saturday in the SEC.
#1 Alabama Crimson Tide (8-0)
Last week: #1
The Crimson Tide have been dominant all season and that continued once again on Saturday as they rolled over Auburn 42-13.
Alabama has been without their top wide receiver for multiple weeks and they haven’t missed a beat in the passing game as Mac Jones threw for 302 yards and 5 TDs.
With the win, Alabama is just two games away from running the table and heading to the SEC championship game undefeated.
Week 14: @ LSU
#2 Texas A&M Aggies (6-1)
Last week: #2
The Aggies were finally able to return to action after getting past their issues with Coronavirus and they were able to keep their impressive season rolling.
A&M rode the running attack in this one as they rushed for 162 yards and a TD in their 20-7 win over LSU.
It wasn’t the best passing day even though they attempted 34 passed, only 11 were completed. That is something that can’t continue going forward as their quest for the college football playoff continues.
Week 14: @ Auburn
#3 Florida Gators (7-1)
Last week: #3
The Gators look to be on their way to the SEC championship game after their 34-10 win over Kentucky.
Florida had star TE Kyle Pitts back and he made his presence felt as he had 5 receptions for 99 yards and 3 TDs. Pitts is a vital piece of this offense and getting him back makes the Gators that much better.
If they can take care of business the rest of the way, then they will be on their way to Atlanta to get their shot at Alabama.
Week 14: @ Tennessee
#4 Georgia Bulldogs (6-2)
Last week: #4
The Bulldogs hopes of going to the SEC title game and the college football playoff have likely flew out the door but that hasn’t stopped them from finishing the year strong.
Georgia got a big 45-16 win over South Carolina and did their damage on the ground as they rushed for 332 yards and 4 TDs on the depleted Gamecock defense.
Georgia now has a date with the worst team in the SEC.
Week 14: vs Vanderbilt
#5 Auburn Tigers (5-3)
Last week: #5
The Tigers have struggled throughout the season as that continued again on Saturday in their 42-13 blowout loss to Alabama.
Auburn was able to rush for 120 yards and a TD on the Tide but that wasn’t going to be enough against a high-powered offense. Especially when you get 227 yards and 2 INTs passing.
However, Auburn remains in the top 5 due to the rest of the SEC struggling mightily.
Week 14: vs Texas A&M
#6 LSU Tigers (3-4)
Last week: #6
LSU’s struggle in 2020 continued Saturday as the Tigers lost 20-7 against Texas A&M.
The Tigers’ defense has been a major issue this season, but they actually played very well against the Aggies holding them to just 13-points as one TD was a pick 6.
The problem was the Tigers’ offense struggled as they played two different QBs trying to find someone to give a spark. On top of that they rushed for just 36-yard on the night.
LSU fan are probably just ready for 2020 to be over.
Week 14: vs Alabama
#7 Missouri Tigers (4-3)
Last week: #9
Missouri has flown under the radar a bit this season as they have some big upset wins and were able to take care of business Saturday in a 41-0 win over Vanderbilt.
The passing and rushing attack were working for the Tigers as they threw for 380 yards and a TD while rushing for 223 yards and 4 TDs on the day.
However, their defense was able to shut down a Vanderbilt offense that has been putting up a lot of offensive numbers in recent weeks.
Week 14: vs Arkansas
#8 Arkansas Razorbacks (3-5)
Last week: #7
The Razorbacks had the week off as they prepare for their final games of 2020 in hopes of ending the season strong.
They will have two chances to make this season even more special as they look to finish the year 5-5.
Week 14: @ Missouri
#9 Ole Miss Rebels (4-4)
Last week: #10
The Rebels entered this week with a chance to get back to .500 on the year if they could defeat a struggling Mississippi State team.
They were able to use 387 yards and 2 TDs passing to get a narrow 31-24 win over the Bulldogs. However, they also added 163 yards and 2 TDs on the ground.
A very encouraging and much needed performance from the Rebels.
Week 14: BYE
#10 Kentucky Wildcats (3-6)
Last week: #8
The Wildcats faced off with a team that they have played extremely close in recent years and one that they beat on the road the last time they visited Florida.
However, that wasn’t the case this time in a 34-10 loss to the Gators.
Kentucky’s offense was atrocious once again as they passed for just 62 yards, a TD, and 3 INTs on the day.
On the ground, they added 159 yards but no scores. Kentucky fans have been frustrated with the offense all season and it seems to get worse each and every week.
Big offseason changes have to occur for Mark Stoops’ offensive strategy heading into 2021.
Week 14: vs South Carolina
#11 Tennessee Volunteers (2-5)
Last week: #11
After some scheduling changes heading into this week, the Volunteers ended up with the weeks off.
They will now look to get back om track and finish the season strong the rest of the year.
Week 14: vs Florida
#12 Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-6)
Last week: #12
The Bulldogs had a chance to pick up a big win over a struggling opponent but fell short in their 31-24 loss to Ole Miss.
The air raid offense was in full effect as they threw the ball 61 times completing 45 of them for 440 yards and 3 TDs.
It looks like the Bulldogs may have found their QB for the future in Will Rogers as Mike Leach will look to have a much better 2021 season.
Week 14: BYE
#13 South Carolina Gamecocks (2-7)
Last week: #13
The wheels have completely fallen off for the Gamecocks as they have lost their head coach and several starters have decided to opt out of the season.
The issues were present on Saturday in their 45-16 loss to Georgia that saw their defense allow 332 yards rushing a 4 TDs.
On the offensive side of the ball, the Gamecocks passed for just 190 yards, a TD, and an INT while rushing for just 83 yards and a TD.
Just one more game to get through for the Gamecocks then they can start putting 2020 behind them.
Week 14: @ Kentucky
#14 Vanderbilt Commodores (0-8)
Last week: #14
The Commodores once again lost as they fell 41-0 to Missouri.
However, that is irrelevant for this week’s rankings as the Commodores deserve a ton of praise as they fielded Sarah Fuller who became the first female to participate in a Power 5 game.
Fuller kicked off for the Commodores to start the second half and it was absolutely awesome to see her make history on Saturday.
The season hasn’t gone the way Vanderbilt wanted but when you look at how they helped Kentucky honor the late John Schlarman by declining the delay of game penalty a few weeks back and then what happened Saturday with Sarah Fuller, they have gained a lot of respect in my book.
Check out Sarah Fuller’s historic kickoff below.
Week 14: @ Georgia