1. The formidable task facing Mizzou today: Gators are 99-5 at home since 1990 when facing non-ranked teams.
2. Expect Florida to play a lot of nickel defense. Will Muschamp: “This will be a nickel game.”
3. “For the first time this season, the Gators appear somewhat fragile.”
4. Pat Dooley: “Some tests are physical. This one is mental.”
Texas A&M at Mississippi State
5. Can the MSU defense contain Johnny Manziel? Dan Mullen: “I want pressure every play,”
6. No matter which team is victorious, it will be their best SEC win yet.
7. These two schools have more in common than just Jackie Sherrill and the Snow Bowl.
8. In all four of its SEC road games this year, the Aggies are travelling into brand new territory.
Vanderbilt at Kentucky
9. Joker Phillips is impressed with the Vanderbilt defense: “Probably the best team we’ve seen as far as disguising blitzes.”
10. Commodores on guard against a Kentucky team with little to play for.
11. Maxwell Smith’s season-ending ankle injury a big reason for Kentucky’s offensive struggles.
12, Mood at Kentucky? U-G-L-Y.