1. A three quarterback rotation today for the Wildcats: Jalen Whitlow will start, expect to see Patrick Towles early and often and Morgan Newton in some red zone packages.
2. What would a win mean for Kentucky? Joker Phillips: ”It would be big for us as a young team, especially going on the road, SEC win.”
3. Mizzou wants to attack the Kentucky secondary – the only defense in the country allowing teams to complete 70 percent of their passes.
4. Winless in the SEC, coach Gary Pinkel is not panicked and not changing: “If we coach better and if we play better, then we’ll win more and that’s just the way it is.”
Tennessee at South Carolina
5. Is this game the last chance for a job-saving victory for Derek Dooley?
6. Keep your eye on the matchup between Tennessee offensive tackle Antonio Richardson and South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney: “It’s going to be a clash-of-the-titans type deal.”
7. The pass rush will be a huge key for the Gamecocks today.
8. South Carolina wants to return to its winning formula – run the ball with Marcus Lattimore and give Connor Shaw time to throw the ball.
Ole Miss at Arkansas (Little Rock)
9. Little Rock was the site of the Razorbacks overtime loss to Louisiana-Monroe: “We need to go back and redeem ourselves.”
11. And a close one -looks like an even matchup.
12. Both teams with momentum – coming off victories and open dates.
Update: Arkansas wide receiver Brandon Mitchell suspended for today