Peach State Sports Blog

This week's SEC picks

South Carolina at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin has done a lot of talking the past few weeks. That's not a good thing. ... South Carolina.

Tennessee vs. N.C. State

The Vols' off-field struggles will continue to affect their on-field performance. ... N.C. State.

Buffalo at Georgia

Buffalo might be one of the worst 10 teams in the country. ... Georgia.

Bowling Green at Florida

The Gators begin what they hope is a season of redemption. ... Florida.

Jacksonville State at Arkansas

The Razorbacks don't need Bobby Petrino for this one. ... Arkansas.

Central Arkansas at Mississippi

Hugh Freeze makes his debut as the Rebels' head coach. ... Mississippi.

Southeast Louisiana at Missouri

The Tigers likely will have one eye on their first SEC game next week. ... Missouri.

North Texas at LSU

No problems here. ... LSU.

Jackson State at Mississippi State

The Bulldogs are trying to overcome a lot of problems on and off the field. ... Mississippi State.

Auburn vs. Clemson

The Tigers and Tigers meet for the third straight season. ... Clemson.

Alabama vs. Michigan

The Crimson Tide and head coach Nick Saban make their living winning big-time games. ... Alabama.

Kentucky at Louisville

Joker Phillips' program is a mess. ... Louisville.