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Florida 10-0 (8-0 SEC)

The Gators are marching on towards the SEC championship game.  Last week, they played a hard fought game against South Carolina, but they pulled it out.  Much of their success can be attributed to the play of their defense, especially the play of CB Joe Haden.  He had 11 total tackles (10 solo), a sack, two forced fumbles, a pass deflection, and most importantly, an interception that sealed the game for the Gators.  Also, Brandon James racked up 154 all purpose yards (which is less than half of Dex's offensive yards).  This week, the Gators have a lay up against FIU.  You can bore yourself at 11:30 a.m CST on PPV.  I'm not.

Georgia 6-4 (4-3 SEC)

Georgia was left for dead during the first quarter against Auburn.  Then, they woke up.  The result:  a huge win for the program.  Aiding in their victory was SEC Freshman of the Week Washaun Ealey who rushed for 98 yards on 18 carries.  Also, LB Rennie Curran racked up 12 total tackles.  Now they are bowl eligible, and they have a winnable game this week against Kentucky.  You can find it on ESPN2 at 6:45 pm CST.

Kentucky 6-4 (2-4 SEC)

Kentucky was losing at halftime in their game against Vanderbilt, but the 'Cats produced in the second half.  On the defensive side of the ball, DT Corey Peters won Defensive Lineman of the Week honors by recording 5 tackles including 1.5 for a loss.  On the offense, it wasn't Randall Cobb who carried the load for Kentucky.  Instead, TB Derrick Locke ran, passed, and threw for a total of 218 yards.  This week, the Cats travel to Georgia.  

South Carolina 6-5 (3-5 SEC)

It was all in the news how South Carolina is in a late season slump again.  Wouldn't you slump if you had to play Florida, Clemson, and a surging Arkansas on the road?  Anyway, they are hurting in SC once again.  Last week, they got roughed up by Florida.  The only highlight was CB Stephon Gilmore who had 10 tackles and a pass deflection.  This week, they are taking a break.  Next week, they finish with Clemson.

Tennessee 5-5 (2-4 SEC)

Don't we all know what happened to them last week?  This week, they host Vanderbilt and should become bowl eligible.  You can find that on ESPNU at 6 p.m. CST.

Vanderbilt 2-9 (0-7 SEC)

Last week, the Commodores lost to Kentucky.  It's looking ugly for the 'Dores, as nothing about their offense is actually offensive.  Their defense is ok, but not spectacular.  LB Chris Marve continued his stellar season by recording 13 tackles and six of those were solos.  The nightmare continues this week at TN.