ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE (2-1, 1-0 SEC)
Alabama has won 16 of its last 20 games, the second best record during that span in the SEC ... The Tide has also won nine of its last 11 SEC games ... Alabama's defense held Kentucky to just 26 rushing yards on 23 attempts ... Five Alabama players saw their first action of the season against UK - PK Kyle Robinson, TE/FB Greg McClain, DT Taylor Britt while Matt Miller and Brandon Brooks saw action on special teams.
ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS (2-0, 0-0 SEC)
Arkansas posted the SEC's highest-ranked non-conference road win since Tennessee def. #5 Notre Dame, 35-34, in South Bend, on Nov. 9, 1991 ... The Hogs defeated #6 Texas, 38-28, last week ... Arkansas held Texas to just 62 rushing yards on 29 attempts ... QB Matt Jones rushed for 102 yards and threw for 139 more ... TB Cedric Cobbs rushed for 115 yards and a score ... In its last 16 games, Arkansas has averaged outrushing opponents by more than 114.5 yards per game ... The Razorbacks are now 11-10 against ranked opponents under Houston Nutt.
AUBURN TIGERS (1-2, 1-0 SEC)
The Tigers won their 11th straight SEC opener ... 38 points was the largest margin of victory for the Tigers in an SEC game since defeating Vanderbilt, 56-6, in 1990 ... WR Jeris McIntyre set career highs with 117 receiving yards and 2 TDs and tied a career-high with four receptions ... The Tigers had three RBs each rush for more than 50 yards for the first time since 1996 (vs. Georgia) ... Carnell Williams had 69 yards and a TD, Brandon Jacobs rushed for 68 yards and Ronnie Brown had 50 yards and a TD ... DE Reggie Torbor forced two fumbles and recovered one.
FLORIDA GATORS (2-1, 0-0 SEC)
Fr. RB DeShawn Wynn rushed for 95 yards and 3 TDs and caught 3 passes for 36 yards and a TD ... He becomes the first Gator freshman to score 4 TDs in a game ... 14 of the Gators' 23 scoring drives have been less than two minutes each ... Florida has scored on 54.8 percent of its offensive drives, best in the SEC ... Florida has scored 49 points off of turnovers and opponents have not scored on a Gator turnover in 2003 ... Dating back to last season, Florida has not given up a rushing TD in nine quarters at home and has not allowed a passing TD in 12 quarters at home ... Florida has now recorded 86 consecutive sellouts.
GEORGIA BULLDOGS (3-0, 1-0 SEC)
Redshirt freshman Michael Cooper, making his first career start in place of Tony Milton, rushed for 82 yards on 14 carries, including a 46-yard run and a two-yard touchdown ... Georgia leads the SEC, averaging 2:59 per offensive possession ... Opponents have not scored after a Bulldog turnover this season ... Georgia leads the SEC and is third in the nation in scoring defense, allowing just 17 points in three games ... The Bullldogs also lead the SEC and are third in the nation in turnover margin, with seven takeaways and just one giveaway ... PK Billy Bennett leads the SEC in field goals, hitting 7-of-8 this season.
KENTUCKY WILDCATS (1-2, 0-1 SEC)
WR Derek Abney had his 15th career receiving TD against Alabama ... Abney is second on the UK career receiving yardage list with 1,870 yards and is the school's career leader with 1,824 kickoff return yards, which is sixth in SEC history ... He needs just 439 yards to become the SEC's leader in kickoff return yards (2,263, Mark Johnson, Vanderbilt, 1968-88, 90) ... Kentucky has not lost a fumble this season ... Abney is third in the SEC and 13th in the nation in all-purpose rushing, averaging 164.3 yards per game ... Soph. DB Muhammad Abdullah is tied for first in the SEC with two interceptions in three games.
LSU TIGERS (3-0, 0-0 SEC)
LSU has not allowed an opponent to score in the first half during a regular season game since Ole Miss scored a TD with 1:02 left in the first quarter on Nov. 23, 2002. The streak extends nine straight quarters, including all six first half quarters this season ... QB Matt Mauck completed 17 straight pass attempts (the final 10 vs. Arizonaand the first seven vs. WIU) before his 18th attempt was batted down at the line early in the second quarter. His 17 straight completions tied the school record ... In 40 offensive drives, the Tigers have only punted six times and have a league-high 18 TDs.
OLE MISS REBELS (2-1, 1-0 SEC)
Ole Miss had 612 total offensive yards against ULM, the second highest total in school history (623 vs. Auburn, 1951) ... With the win, Ole Miss becomes the 30th team in Division I-A history to record 575 all-time wins ... The school's all-time record is 575-426-35 (57.1 percent) ... QB Eli Manning threw for 353 yards and 3 TDs vs. ULM ... It is the fourth 350+ passing yardage game of his career, a school record ... WR Chris Collins extended his streak to 25 straight games with at least one catch (9 for 121 yards) ... WR Taye Biddle had a career-high 105 receiving yards ... Ole Miss' first 100+ receiving yards duo since 1995.
MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS (0-2, 0-0 SEC)
Sr. WR Justin Jenkins had a career-best nine receptions for 164 yards, also a career-high, and two TDs vs. Tulane. . . The nine receptions moved him into seventh place on MSU's career list for pass receptions, now with 92 ... His 164 receiving yards helped him crack State's top 10 in that category, now with 1,319 yards . . . Nick Turner's 155 rushing yards (20 carries) were the most by an MSU back in one game since Dicenzo Miller went for 172 yards, and Dontae Walker tallied 156, against Florida in 2000 . . .With two field goals made against Tulane, Brent Smith moved into eighth place on MSU's career list with 18.
SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS (2-1, 0-1 SEC)
RB Demetris Summers scored his first collegiate TD on a 37-yard reception from Bennett Swygert in the fourth quarter against Georgia ... It was also Swygert's first career TD pass ... Earlier in the quarter, he completed his first collegiate attempt, a 48-yard pass to Matthew Thomas ... George Gause recorded the first multi-sack game of his career with two ... WR Troy Williamson had his three-game streak of TD receptions ended ... He had caught a TD pass in each of the Gamecocks last three games, but was held out of the end zone despite catching a team-high five passes for 37 yards against Georgia.
TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS (2-0, 0-0 SEC)
QB Casey Clausen completed 21-of-33 passes for 235 yards with an interception and three TDs ... It was his first three TD passing day since Rutgers last season and the ninth game of his career with three or more ... Clausen ranks second on the Vols' career passing yardage list (7,133 yds), completions (581) and TDs (53) ... His 16-yard run in the second quarter is the longest of his career ... UT recorded 6 sacks vs. Marshall (-56) ... Most for the Vols in a game since recording 9 against Southern Mississippi in 2000 ... LB Kevin Simon's 3 sacks (-28) ties with many for No. 2 all-time on UT's single-game list.
VANDERBILT COMMODORES (1-2, 0-2 SEC)
Soph. WR Erik Davis has caught a TD pass of more than 20 yards in each of the Commodores' games this season ... Against Auburn, Davis had a 39-yard TD reception ... He has also had TD receptions of 23 yards (vs. Chattanooga) and 50 yards (vs. Ole Miss) ... Six of the Commodores' 11 offensive drives have been less than two minutes on the clock ... Vandy and Arkansas are the only SEC teams not to have a scoring drive of more than five minutes ... The average Vandy scoring drive this season has been 2:25 ... TE Curtis Brancheau tied a career high with two catches against Auburn.