Vanderbilt at Florida
1. First time Vanderbilt has entered this game with an equal record to the Gators since 1975.
2. Florida defensive tackle Omar Hunter: ” We can’t overlook Vanderbilt one bit.”
3. If Florida is going to get better, the struggling offensive line has to play better.
4. “When you look at the circumstances — the four-game losing streak, elimination in the SEC East race, Gator Growl the night before, 12:21 p.m. kickoff — it’s pretty safe to conclude that there will be thousands of empty seats in The Swamp today.”
New Mexico State at Georgia
5. Ever since defensive coordinator Todd Grantham decided to line up Jarvis Jones at weakside linebacker, the sacks have been piling up.
6. How does New Mexico State describe the Bulldogs offensive line? “One word? Massive.”
Ole Miss at Kentucky
7. “Finally, the Rebels and Wildcats get to take on someone their own size.”
8. Plenty left to play for -neither team is mathematically out of bowl contention
10. Does Kentucky’s reputation as a basketball school help or hurt Wildcats football? Joker Phillips: “It’s a great selling tool.”
MTSU at Tennessee
11. A familiar them for many teams with losing records this time of year – win out and become bowl eligible.
12. So what exactly is the Tennessee brand?
13. John Adams: “The loyalty of Tennessee fans will be tested this evening.”
South Carolina at Arkansas
14. Dream big, Gamecock fans.
15. Ellis Johnson was defensive coordinator at Arkansas when Tyler Wilson committed to the Razorbacks.
16. “This clash of Top 10 titans merits national attention and will receive it for 45 minutes.”
Tennessee-Martin at Mississippi State
17. With Alabama and Arkansas up next, no time to be complacent at Mississippi State.
18. But State is a huge favorite tonight. Can the Bulldogs put up 40?