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Gators jump up SEC Power Rankings after upsetting Mississippi State

Feleipe Franks

14. Arkansas (1-4)

Last week’s ranking: 14

Last week’s result: Lost to Texas A&M 24-17.

Quarterback Ty Storey was 14-of-26 for 193 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Tight end Cheyenne O’Grady led all receivers with three catches for 77 yards.

Arkansas managed just 55 rushing yards on 26 attempts, a 2.1 yards per rush average.

This week: vs. Alabama in Fayetteville, 12:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.

13. Tennessee (2-3)

Last week’s ranking: 12

Last week’s result: Lost to Georgia 38-12.

Tennessee pulled within two scores in the second half behind touchdown passes of 37 and 35-yards from Jarrett Guarantano cutting the Georgia lead to 24-12 before the Bulldogs pulled away in the fourth quarter.

The Vols rushed for only 66 yards.

This week: Off.

12. Vanderbilt (3-2)

Last week’s ranking: 13

Last week’s result: Defeated Tennessee State 31-27.

Quarterback Kyle Shurmur was 22-of-29 for 297 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft was 22-of-31 for 269 yards and three touchdowns in the loss.

This week: at Georgia, 7:30 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

11. Ole Miss (3-2)

Last week’s ranking: 11

Last week’s result: Lost to LSU 45-16.

Scottie Phillips rushed 16 times for 96 yards scoring the Rebels only touchdown of the day. Ole Miss recorded a mere 328 total yards of offense in the loss.

This week: vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 4:00 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

10. South Carolina (2-2)

Last week’s ranking: 8

Last week’s result: Lost to Kentucky 24-10

Jake Bentley was 13-for-28 for 148 yards a touchdown and three interceptions against the Wildcats. The Gamecocks turned the ball over four times, leading to 10 points for Kentucky.

This week: at Missouri, 12:00 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

9. Missouri (3-1)

Last week’s ranking: 9

Last week’s result: Did not play

This week: at South Carolina, 12:00 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

8. Mississippi State (3-2)

Last week’s ranking: 6

Last week’s result: Lost to Florida 13-6

The Bulldogs tallied only 202 yards of total offense against Florida while also going 2-for-12 on third downs. Nick Fitzgerald was 11-for-26 for 98 yards while rushing 20 times for 32 yards.

This week: vs. Auburn, 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN 2.

7. Florida (4-1)

Last week’s ranking: 10

Last week’s result: Defeated Mississippi State 13-6.

Felipe Franks was 22-of-31 for 219 yards and an interception in the Gators road win. Kadarius Toney provided the lone touchdown as he hit Moral Stephens on a 20-yard pass to give the Gators their first lead in the third quarter 10-6.

This week: vs. LSU, 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS.

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