SEC Capsules

ARKANSAS (1-4, 0-2) AT AUBURN (1-3, 0-2)

Time: Noon.


Skinny: Obviously, somebody gets an SEC win. It only took until October.

Key Players: The Razorback defense gives up 510 yards a game so it might make even Auburn QB Keihl Frazier look good. Beware Arkansas wideout Codi Hamilton, the SEC's leading receiver with 31 catches for 591 yards.

Line: Auburn by 8 1/2.

MISSISSIPPI ST. (4-0, 1-0) AT KENTUCKY (1-4, 0-2)

Time: 12:21 p.m.


Skinny: The Bulldogs should improve to 5-0 for Tennessee's visit to Starkville next week. The Wildcats have Midnight Madness on the horizon.

Key Players: State's LaDarius Perkins was added this week to the Doak Walker Award watch list. He's averaging 97 yards a game running the ball.Line: Mississippi St. by 10.

LSU (5-0, 1-0) AT FLORIDA (4-0, 3-0)

Time: 3:30 p.m.


Skinny: The winner is a national championship contender. LSU hasn't faced a defense as good as Florida's yet.

Key Players: J.C. Copeland, LSU's 272-pound fullback, would be a significant loss to the Tigers' bruising running game. It appears he's good to go against the Gators after an injury last week against Towson.

Line: LSU by 2 1/2.

VANDERBILT (1-3, 0-2) AT MISSOURI (3-2, 0-2)

Time: 7 p.m.


Skinny: Mizzou should have its first SEC win when the sun comes up Sunday morning. May the best James Franklin win.

Key Players: Vandy's defense has one less target to defend since Missouri's prized freshman receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is suspended for a marijuana offense. The 'Dores are talking about getting back Zac Stacy more involved in a low-scoring offense.

Line: Missouri by 7.

TEXAS A&M (3-1, 1-1) AT OLE MISS (3-2, 0-1)

Time: 7 p.m.


Skinny: Alabama scored 33 on the Rebels last week. The Aggies and red-hot quarterback Johnny Manziel might get more.

Key Players: Seven turnovers this year could put Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace on a short leash this week. Backup Barry Brunetti would like an expanded role.

Line: Texas A&M by 13.

GEORGIA (5-0, 3-0) AT SOUTH CAROLINA (5-0, 3-0)

Time: 7 p.m.


Skinny: Georgia's tailbacks won't find as many generous holes in Columbia as they did against Tennessee. If this isn't the biggest game in South Carolina's SEC history it's on the short list.

Key Players: Losing leading receiver Michael Bennett for the season is a blow to Georgia's passing game. Two-way player Malcolm Mitchell could become a bigger factor on offense.

Line: South Carolina by 1.

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