Time is short, so I will get right to the picks.
Vanderbilt over Ole Miss. I still have confidence in Vanderbilt despite the thrashing they took at the hands of South Carolina a couple of weeks back, while the Rebels are still looking for an identity in the post Eli era.
Mississippi State will easily prevail over Maine.
Arkansas will put up 50+ on La Monroe.
South Carolina will beat South Florida, in a game that is closer than most experts are expecting.
I think Auburn will surprise LSU *IF* Auburn can manage some semblance of a passing attack. The Tigers (from Auburn) will use this game to move to the driver’s seat in the SEC West.
Poor Kentucky – they will fall to Indiana. The Wildcats will be the SEC embarrassment week; they are a pitiful bunch of cats in desperate need of a win. The schedule only gets harder, and the losses are about to pile up in a hurry. The best they can hope for are four or five wins – if things fall in their direction.
Alabama will once again Roll, this time Western Carolina will make them feel extra special.
Finally we have Florida at Tennessee. This one is the hardest on the board to call, even harder than the Tiger vs. Tiger match-up. I am going to go with the Gators over the Volunteer’s inexperience at QB.
Georgia will outlast Marshall. To be honest, I am not sure if this one will be closer than expected or a laugher as Marshall starts the season 0-3.