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SEC Predictions: Week 2

I went 10-1 on SEC predictions last week. It sounds impressive, but probably isn't as it was an easy week to predict and I missed the toughest one (Tennessee-Cal). There are a few more chances to falter this week than in week 1, but it should still be pretty easy. Now that I've patted myself on the back, on to week 2:

ALABAMA VS. VANDERBILT

Given the fact that Alabama won't be facing a four receiver set on every down and a ridiculous amount of passing attempts this week from a QB with a 1.5 second release, I expect to see less than 17 points on the scoreboard for the vistors. That being said, if Vandy even glances at the game tape from last weekend, expect to see the Commodores make at least 35 shovel passes. Bama is a 15 & 1/2 favorite this week and I think they're more likely to cover this weekend than they were last weekend.

ARKANSAS VS. UTAH STATE

I imagine the Aggies will be severely punished rolling into Arkansas the week after the Razorbacks got slammed by USC. Well, they'll get destroyed because they're Utah State too.

AUBURN AT MISSISSIPPI STATE

If MSU laid a goose egg against South Carolina, I imagine they'll score negative points when playing Auburn. They might make it to zero since they're playing at home. Easternmost western tigers over western Bulldogs by a country mile.

FLORIDA VS. CENTRAL FLORIDA

It's odd that I developed a liking for UCF while living in Orlando despite the fact they beat Alabama at homecoming in 2000 during the debacle that was Mike DuBose's final year at The Capstone. I'd laugh my butt off if the Golden Knights could pull off the upset, but we all know that isn't going to happen.

GEORGIA AT SOUTH CAROLINA

The Dawgs and the Gamecocks typically play close contests (four of the last five have been decided by six points or less.) Even though they've been close, Georgia has still won 4 of those 5 and I expect them to win here too despite an improved SC defense.

KENTUCKY VS. TEXAS STATE

Kentucky is not good at football, but they should still walk all over Texas State. Unlike Colorado and Duke, Kentucky typically beats up on I-AA squads.

LSU VS. ARIZONA

Arizona hasn't had a winning record since 1998. Despite the fact that they're probably riding high off of their opening day defeat of BYU, the Bayou Bengals will prove to be too much for the 'Cats.

OLE MISS AT MISSOURI

Ole Miss looked pretty good at times against Memphis last week, but they still allowed 25 points. I honestly don't know too much about Missouri, but I don't think Ole Miss has what it takes yet to beat an out of conference team that went to a bowl last year on the road. The Tigers destroyed Murray State last week, but that doesn't mean much. New QB Chase Daniel did set a Missouri record though by throwing five TD passes.

TENNESSEE VS. AIR FORCE

After watching Tennesse dismantle Cal last weekend, this should be an absolute bloodbath...especially since it is Air Force's opener.