Week 12 SEC rankings, bowl projections, coach rankings, schedules, and predictions for the rest of the games.
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SEC Week 12 Game Recaps
Player of the Week
QB Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi State
In the easy 52-6 blowout over Arkansas, Fitzgerald completed 9-of-14 passes for 127 yards and four scores, and he ran 14 times for 85 yards and a touchdown.
11. Auburn 53, Liberty 0
The Tigers didn’t let Liberty breathe, getting up 32-0 early and coasting the rest of the way. The D did its part with a Darrell Williams pick six, and Jarrett Stidham ran and threw for second quarter scores.
10. Florida 63, Idaho 10
The Gators put it away immediately with a 49-0 first half lead and with no problems from there. Feleipe Franks threw for 274 yards and three scores.
9. South Carolina 49, Chattanooga 9
Jake Bentley threw for 339 yards and four scores as USC got up 28-3 in the first half and cruised from there.
8. Mississippi State 52, Arkansas 6
It was the Nick Fitzgerald show, running four a touchdown and throwing for four more in a total wipeout, scoring 35 unanswered points. The Bulldogs got up 17-0 before fore Arkansas hit two field goals.
7. LSU 42, Rice 10
Joe Burrow there for 307 yards and two scores as LSU scored 28 first half points and were never threatened.
6. Texas A&M 41, UAB 20
Tied at seven, A&M pulled away with 27 straight points before taking the foot off the gas. Trayveon Williams ran for two first half scores.
5. Georgia 66, UMass 27
The Georgia defense got hit a bit – UMass WR Andy Isabella caught 15 passes for 219 yards and two scores, but the Dawg O put up 42 points in the first half to put it away fast.
4. Missouri 50, Tennessee 17
Drew Lock fired away for 257 yards and two scores, and Larry Rountree ran for 135 yards and a touchdown as Mizzou got going early and kept the O rolling.
3. Alabama 50, The Citadel 17
It was tied at ten at halftime, but Alabama turned it on early in the second half to put it away. Tua Tagovailoa threw for 340 yards and three scores.
2. Kentucky 34, Middle Tennessee 23
UK got up 17-0, but the D had to hold on after getting hit for almost 300 yards. Benny Snell ran for 116 yards and two touchdowns, and the defense generated a pick six.
1. Vanderbilt 36, Ole Miss 29 OT
Kyle Shurmur connected with Kalija Lipscomb in overtime – and the Vandy D came up with a stop – to survive a wild back and forth shootout. Jordan Ta’amu threw for 457 yards for Ole Miss.