The Tide may have been playing a cupcake, but anytime you keep your opponent to under 100 total yards, you did something right on defense.
The Gators got to take John Brantley for a test tide against lowly FIU.
3. Ole Miss Rebels
The fact that Ole Miss had to sweat while Les Miles bungled an opportunity for the win shouldn't obscure the fact that the Rebels appeared to be the better team for most of the afternoon yesterday.
4. LSU Tigers
The gods have stopped smiling upon Les Miles. A date with Ryan Mallett awaits.
The Hogs impressed in a blowout against Mississippi State. This team has really come on down the stretch.
The Vols struggled a bit against Vandy but eventually pulled out a win.
The 'Cats climb several spots this week after their impressive win over Georgia.
Georgia doomed themselves against Kentucky with a combination of poor special teams play, weird goal-line play calling, and a Cox-tastrophe.
The Tigers took a week off to try to regroup and figure out a way to win the Iron Bowl.
The 'Cocks took a week off to prepare for rival Clemson's visit to Columbia.
The MSU Anthony Dixons kept it close for a while against Arkansas, but lack of defense eventually did them in.
Vandy put up a noble fight against Tennessee, but as has usually been the case this year, it wasn't enough for the 'Dores to get a win.