SEC football power rankings heading into Week 13: Florida takes another fall
Chris Lee • 11/22/2021 in Football
Here's our re-shuffled SEC football power rankings heading into the final week of the regular season.
Photo courtesy of Tennessee athletics.
Overall and conference records are in parenthesis.
1. Georgia (11-0, 8-0): The Bulldogs have out-scored opponents by an astonishing 443-83 margin.
2. Alabama (10-1, 6-1): The Crimson Tide's 488 points scored leads the SEC.
3. Ole Miss (9-2, 5-2): The Rebels lead the league with 518 yards per game.
4. Arkansas (7-4, 3-4): The Razorbacks gave Alabama all it could handle in Tuscaloosa.
5. Mississippi St. (7-4, 4-3): State's won four of its last five, the only loss being by three to Arkansas.
6. Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3): A&M's 4.57 yards allowed per play ranks second in the SEC.
7. Tennessee (6-5, 3-4): Four of the Vols' five losses are to teams currently ranked in the AP's top 18, with the other coming to Florida when the Gators were ranked.
8. Kentucky (8-3, 5-3): Wan'Dale Robinson and Josh Ali combined for 345 receiving yards in the win over New Mexico State.
9. Auburn (6-5, 4-3): Could coach Bryan Harsin leave for Washington after one year?
10. LSU (5-6, 2-6): It's Ed Orgeron's last game at LSU, barring an upset of Texas A&M to get bowl eligible (and assuming he's allowed to coach).
11. Missouri (6-5, 3-4): Eli Drinkwitz had a strong troll gameafter Mizzou's upset of Florida.
12. South Carolina (6-5, 3-5): Quarterback Josh Brown has gone from not playing to throwing eight TDs in three games, two of which were wins.
13. Florida (5-6, 2-6): Somehow, the Gators are still ranked in the top 25 of ESPN's FPI and the SP+.
14. Vanderbilt (2-9, 0-7): If you're looking for a bright spot, the 'Dores have been out-scored 34-31 in their last six quarters (Kentucky, Ole Miss).