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Florida and Alabama lead their respective divisions of the Southeastern Conference and the Gators and Crimson Tide are 1-2 in the polls this week. After their 13-3 victory at previously No. 4 Louisiana State, the top-ranked Gators return home to face up-and-coming Arkansas at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on CBS Sports.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

EASTERN DIVISION

SEC PF PA Div. All PF PA

Florida
3-0 77 23 2-0 5-0 195 32

South Carolina 2-1 81 77 1-1 5-1 164 110

Georgia 2-2 125 143 1-1 3-3 155 184

Tennessee 1-2 80 68 1-1 3-3 192 117

Kentucky 0-3 53 107 0-2 2-3 126 134

Vanderbilt 0-3 19 61 0-0 2-4 113 94

WESTERN DIVISION

SEC PF PA Div. All PF PA


Alabama 3-0 95 30 2-0 6-0 222 75

Louisiana State 3-1 76 61 1-0 5-1 138 87

Auburn 2-1 98 90 1-1 5-1 230 163

Arkansas 1-2 92 110 1-1 3-2 187 139

Mississippi 1-2 36 45 0-1 3-2 133 65

Mississippi State 1-2 65 82 0-2 2-4 165 162

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Oct. 17

Georgia at Vanderbilt, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

Mississippi State at Middle Tennessee State, 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Arkansas at No. 1 Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

UAB at Mississippi, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Kentucky at Auburn, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 22 South Carolina at No. 2 Alabama, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Idle: No. 10 Louisiana State, Tennessee

Saturday, Oct. 24

Arkansas at Mississippi, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

Tennessee at Alabama, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Vanderbilt at South Carolina, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Louisiana-Monroe at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Auburn at Louisiana State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)

Florida at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)

Idle: Georgia

POLLS (AS OF OCT. 12)

ASSOCIATED PRESS (MEDIA)

Rank/School Rcd Points Prv This Week


1. Florida (50) 5-0 1490 1 Saturday vs. Arkansas, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

2. Alabama (10) 6-0 1430 3 Saturday vs. No. 22 South Carolina, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

3. Texas 5-0 1395 2 Saturday vs. No. 20 Oklahoma at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, 12 p.m. (ABC)

4. Virginia Tech 5-1 1283 5 Saturday at No. 19 Georgia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

5. Boise State 5-0 1199 6 Wednesday at Tulsa, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

6. Southern Cal 4-1 1161 7 Saturday at No. 25 Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

7. Ohio State 5-1 1048 9 Saturday at Purdue, 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

8. Cincinnati 5-0 1038 8 Thursday at No. 21 South Florida, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

9. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 970 11 Saturday at UCF, 7:30 p.m.

10. Louisiana State 5-1 947 4 Idle.

11. Iowa 6-0 919 12 Saturday at Wisconsin, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

12. Texas Christian 5-0 917 10 Saturday vs. Colorado State, 4 p.m.

13. Oregon 5-1 776 13 Idle

14. Penn State 5-1 597 14 Saturday vs. Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

15. Nebraska 4-1 576 21 Saturday vs. Texas Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

16. Oklahoma State 4-1 559 15 Saturday vs. Missouri, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

17. Kansas 5-0 551 16 Saturday at Colorado, 7 p.m.

18. Brigham Young 5-1 490 18 Saturday at San Diego State, 6 p.m.

19. Georgia Tech 5-1 453 22 Saturday vs. No. 4 Virginia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

20. Oklahoma 3-2 432 19 Saturday vs. No. 3 Texas at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, 12 p.m. (ABC)

21. South Florida 5-0 330 23 Thursday vs. No. 8 Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

22. South Carolina 5-1 319 25 Saturday at No. 2 Alabama, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

23. Houston 4-1 192 RV Saturday at Tulane, 3:30 p.m.

24. Utah 4-1 76 RV Saturday at UNLV, 10 p.m.

25. Notre Dame 4-1 75 RV Saturday vs. No. 6 Southern California, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh (5-1) 58, Auburn (5-1) 55, West Virginia (4-1) 46, Mississippi (3-2) 28, Wisconsin (5-1) 27, Missouri (4-1) 25, Arkansas (3-2) 16, Central Michigan (5-1) 6, Arizona (3-2) 5, Michigan (4-2) 5, Oregon State (4-2) 2, Stanford (4-2) 1, Texas Tech (4-2) 1, Navy (4-2) 1, Idaho (5-1) 1.

USA TODAY COACHES

Rank/School Rcd Points Prv


1. Florida (53) 5-0 1468 1

2. Texas (1) 5-0 1402 2

3. Alabama (5) 6-0 1378 3

4. Virginia Tech 5-1 1241 5

5. Southern Cal 4-1 1175 7

6. Boise State 5-0 1170 6

7. Ohio State 5-1 1122 8

8. Texas Christian 5-0 979 9

9. Cincinnati 5-0 973 10

10. Louisiana State 5-1 944 4

11. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 847 11

12. Iowa 6-0 785 14

13. Penn State 5-1 782 12

14. Oklahoma State 4-1 676 13

15. Kansas 5-0 640 15

16. Oregon 5-1 620 17

17. Nebraska 4-1 491 22

18. Oklahoma 3-2 447 21

19. Brigham Young 5-1 441 20

20. Georgia Tech 5-1 420 23

21. South Florida 5-0 305 24

22. South Carolina 5-1 279 RV

23. Houston 4-1 96 RV

24. Missouri 4-1 90 18

25. Notre Dame 4-1 76 RV

Others receiving votes: Auburn (5-1) 73, Mississippi (3-2) 60, Pittsburgh (5-1) 57, Utah (4-1) 49, Wisconsin (5-1) 37, West Virginia (4-1) 13, Arkansas (3-2) 12, Oregon State (4-2) 8, Stanford (4-2) 8, Central Michigan (5-1) 7, Michigan (4-2) 2, North Carolina (4-2) 1, UCLA (3-2) 1.

HARRIS INTERACTIVE POLL (BCS)

Rank/School Rcd Points Prv


1. Florida (99) 5-0 2831 1

T2. Alabama (13) 6-0 2684 3

T2. Texas (2) 5-0 2684 2

4. Virginia Tech 5-1 2386 6

5. Boise State 5-0 2274 5

6. Southern Cal 4-1 2250 7

7. Ohio State 5-1 2073 8

8. Cincinnati 5-0 1935 9

9. Louisiana State 5-1 1905 4

10. Texas Christian 5-0 1805 10

11. Iowa 6-0 1697 11

12. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 1627 12

13. Penn State 5-1 1371 13

14. Oregon 5-1 1350 15

15. Oklahoma State 4-1 1186 14

16. Kansas 5-0 1141 16

17. Brigham Young 5-1 963 17

18. Oklahoma 3-2 883 20

19. Nebraska 4-1 869 21

20. Georgia Tech 5-1 771 22

21. South Florida 5-0 691 24

22. South Carolina 5-1 481 28

23. Houston 4-1 252 26

24. Auburn 5-1 164 19

25. Notre Dame 4-1 142 29

Others receiving votes: Utah (4-1) 119, Missouri (4-1) 96, Mississippi (3-2) 94, Wisconsin (5-1) 90, Pittsburgh (5-1) 75, West Virginia (4-1) 50, Arkansas (3-2) 32, Michigan (4-2) 22, Oregon State (4-2) 21, Idaho (5-1) 8, Stanford (4-2) 7, Central Michigan (5-1) 6, Michigan State (3-3) 4, California (3-2) 4, Connecticut (3-2) 4, Tennessee (3-3) 2, Navy (4-2) 1.

LEGENDS COACHES ASSOCIATION

Rank/School Rcd Pts Prv


1. Florida (9) 5-0 417 1

2. Alabama (8) 6-0 415 2

3. Texas 5-0 391 3

4. Southern Cal 4-1 361 5

5. Virginia Tech 5-1 353 7

6. Boise State 5-0 329 6

7. Ohio State 5-1 315 8

8. Louisiana State 5-1 311 4

9. Texas Christian 5-0 283 9

10. Cincinnati 5-0 279 10

11. Iowa 6-0 265 11

12. Oregon 5-1 225 14

13. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 209 15

14. Kansas 5-0 208 12

15. Penn State 5-1 199 13

16. Oklahoma State 4-1 159 16

17. Oklahoma 3-2 142 20

18. Brigham Young 5-1 130 18

19. Nebraska 4-1 119 19

20. South Florida 5-0 106 21

21. Georgia Tech 5-1 94 24

22. South Carolina 5-1 75 RV

23. Auburn 5-1 41 17

24. Wisconsin 5-1 26 22

25. West Virginia 5-1 20 RV

Others receiving votes: Oregon State (4-2) 9, Utah (4-1) 9, Houston (4-1) 8, Notre Dame (4-1) 8, Mississippi (3-2) 7, Texas Tech (4-2) 5, Missouri (4-1) 4, Pittsburgh (5-1) 3.

How Legends Coaches see the Top 3:

Frank Broyles: 1. Florida; 2. Texas; 3. Alabama

John Cooper: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

Fisher Deberry: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Terry Donahue: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

Vince Dooley: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Pete Dye: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

LaVell Edwards: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Don James: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

Frank Kush: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Virginia Tech; 4. Texas

Dick MacPherson: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Bill Mallory: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Don Nehlen: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

John Ralston: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

John Robinson: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

RC Slocum: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Gene Stallings: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

George Welsh: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

SCHEDULE OCT. 13-17

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

e-East Division; w-West Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


Georgia (3-3, 2-2e) at Vanderbilt (2-4, 0-3e), 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

Mississippi State (2-4) at Middle Tennessee State (3-2), 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Arkansas (3-2, 1-2w) at No. 1 Florida (5-0, 3-0e), 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

UAB (2-3) at Mississippi (3-2), 7 p.m. (FSN)

Kentucky (2-3, 0-3e) at Auburn (5-1, 2-1w), 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 22 South Carolina (5-1, 2-1e) at No. 2 Alabama (6-0, 3-0w), 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

a-Atlantic Division; c-Coastal Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


Wake Forest (4-2, 2-1a) at Clemson (2-3, 1-2a), 12 p.m.

North Carolina State (3-3, 0-2a) at Boston College (4-2, 2-2a), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Virginia (2-3, 1-0c) at Maryland (2-4, 1-1a), 4 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 4 Virginia Tech (5-1, 3-0c) at No. 19 Georgia Tech (5-1, 3-1c), 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

No. 9 Miami (Fla.) (4-1) at UCF (3-2), 7:30 p.m.

BIG 12 CONFERENCE

n-North Division; s-South Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


No. 20 Oklahoma (3-1, 1-0s) vs. No. 3 Texas (5-0, 2-0s), 12 p.m. (ABC)

Texas Tech (4-2, 1-1s) at No. 15 Nebraska (4-1, 1-0n), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

No. 17 Kansas (5-0, 1-0n) at Colorado (1-4, 0-1n), 7 p.m.

Baylor (3-2, 0-1s) at Iowa State (3-3, 0-2n), 7 p.m.

Texas A&M (3-2, 0-1s) at Kansas State (3-3, 1-1n), 7 p.m.

Missouri (4-1, 0-1n) at No. 16 Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-0s), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

BIG EAST CONFERENCE

Thursday, Oct. 15


No. 8 Cincinnati (5-0, 1-0) at No. 21 South Florida (5-0, 1-0), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Oct. 16

Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0) at Rutgers (4-1, 0-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Louisville (2-3, 0-1) at Connecticut (3-2, 0-1), 12 p.m.

Marshall (4-2) at West Virginia (4-1), 3:30 p.m.

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

Saturday, Oct. 17


No. 7 Ohio State (5-1, 3-0) at Purdue (1-5, 0-2), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

No. 11 Iowa (6-0, 2-0) at Wisconsin (5-1, 2-1), 12 p.m.

Northwestern (4-2, 1-1) at Michigan State (3-3, 2-1), 12 p.m.

Delaware State (1-3) at Michigan (4-2), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Minnesota (4-2, 2-1) at No. 14 Penn State (5-1, 1-1), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Illinois (1-4, 0-3) at Indiana (3-3, 0-2), 7 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

CONFERENCE USA

e-East Division; w-West Division

Wednesday, Oct. 14


No. 5 Boise State (5-0) at Tulsa (4-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 17

UAB (2-3) at Mississippi (3-2), 2 p.m.

No. 23 Houston (4-1, 0-1w) at Tulane (2-3, 0-2w), 3:30 p.m.

Rice (0-6, 0-2w) at East Carolina (3-3, 2-1e), 3:30 p.m.

Marshall (4-2) at West Virginia (4-1), 3:30 p.m.

Memphis (2-4, 1-2e) at Southern Mississippi (3-3, 1-1e), 7 p.m.

No. 9 Miami (Fla.) (4-1) at UCF (3-2), 7:30 p.m.

Navy (4-2) at Southern Methodist (3-2), 8 p.m.

INDEPENDENTS

Saturday, Oct. 17


Army (3-3) at Temple (3-2), 1 p.m.

No. 6 Southern California (4-1) at No. 25 Notre Dame (4-1), 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Navy (4-2) at Southern Methodist (3-2), 8 p.m.

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE

e-East Division; w-West Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


Bowling Green (2-4, 1-1e) at Ball State (0-6, 0-2w), 12 p.m.

Army (3-3) at Temple (3-2), 1 p.m.

Miami (Ohio) (0-6, 0-2e) at Ohio (4-2, 2-0e), 2 p.m.

Akron (1-4, 0-2e) at Buffalo (2-4, 0-2e), 3:30 p.m.

Central Michigan (5-1, 3-0w) at Western Michigan (3-3, 2-1w), 3:30 p.m.

Kent State (2-4, 1-1e) at Eastern Michigan (0-5, 0-2w), 4 p.m.

Northern Illinois (3-2, 1-0w) at Toledo (3-3, 1-1w), 7 p.m.

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

Saturday, Oct. 17


Wyoming (4-2, 2-0) at Air Force (3-3, 2-1), 2 p.m.

Colorado State (3-3, 0-2) at No. 12 Texas Christian (5-0, 1-0), 4 p.m.

No. 18 Brigham Young (5-1, 2-0) at San Diego State (2-3, 0-1), 6 p.m.

No. 24 Utah (4-1, 1-0) at UNLV (2-4, 0-2), 10 p.m.

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE

Saturday, Oct. 17


No. 6 Southern California (4-1) at No. 25 Notre Dame (4-1), 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

California (3-2, 0-2) at UCLA (3-2, 0-2), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Stanford (4-2, 3-1) at Arizona (3-2, 1-1), 6 p.m.

Washington (3-3, 2-1) at Arizona State (3-2, 1-1), 9 p.m.

SUN BELT CONFERENCE

Tuesday, Oct. 13


Arkansas State (1-3, 0-1) at Louisiana-Monroe (3-2, 2-0), 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Mississippi State (2-3) at Middle Tennessee State (3-2), 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Louisiana-Lafayette (3-2, 1-0) at Western Kentucky (0-5, 0-1), 7 p.m.

Florida Atlantic (0-4, 0-1) at North Texas (1-4, 0-2), 7 p.m.

Troy (3-2, 2-0) at Florida International (1-4, 1-1), 7 p.m.

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Wednesday, Oct. 14


No. 5 Boise State (5-0) at Tulsa (4-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Nevada (2-3, 1-0) at Utah State (1-4, 0-1), 3 p.m.

Hawaii (2-3, 0-1) at Idaho (5-1, 2-0), 5 p.m.

New Mexico State (3-3, 1-1) at Louisiana Tech (2-3, 1-1), 6 p.m.

San Jose State (1-4, 0-1) at Fresno State (2-3, 0-1), 10 p.m.

MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Thursday, Oct. 15


Howard (2-3, 0-2)at Morgan State (4-1, 2-0), 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Delaware State (1-3) at Michigan (4-2), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Hampton (3-2, 2-1) at Norfolk State (2-3, 1-2), 1 p.m.

Florida A&M (4-1, 2-0) at South Carolina State (4-1, 2-0), 2 p.m. (ESPNU)

Howard (2-3, 0-2) at Morgan State (4-1, 2-0), 4 p.m.

Bethune-Cookman (1-4, 1-3) at Savannah State (1-4), 5 p.m.

PIONEER LEAGUE

Saturday, Oct. 17


Morehead State (2-4, 0-3) at Jacksonville (2-3, 1-1), 1 p.m.

Valparaiso (1-4, 0-2) at Butler (5-0, 2-0), 1 p.m.

Davidson (2-3, 2-1) at Dayton (4-1, 2-0), 1 p.m.

Drake (4-1, 2-0) at San Diego (3-2, 2-1), 5 p.m.

Campbell (1-4, 0-3) at Old Dominion (4-2), 6 p.m.

FLORIDA COLLEGES

Saturday, Oct. 17


Edward Waters College (0-6) at Concordia College, 4 p.m.

NCAA/SEC STATS THROUGH OCT. 10

OFFENSE

RUSHING


1. Nevada 288.80 yards per game; 2. Florida 284.60; 3. Air Force 281.33; 4. Georgia Tech 277.00; 5. Fresno State 275.20; 6. Navy 270.33; 7. Auburn 251.83; 8. Army 229.50; 9. UAB, 228.80; 10. Mississippi State 225.83. Other SEC: 11. Alabama 223.50; 31. Vanderbilt 189.17; 34. Tennessee 183.67; 46. Kentucky 167.40; 52. Mississippi 160.60; 57. South Carolina 152.50; 75. Arkansas 133.60; 88. Louisiana State 123.83; 104. Georgia 97.17.

PASSING

1. Houston 443.60 yards per game; 2. Texas Tech 443.50; 3. Hawaii 372.20; 4. Bowling Green 335.33; 5. Kansas 330.20; 6. Cincinnati 329.80; 7. Toledo 324.00; 8. Notre Dame 322.00; 9. Texas A&M 321.80; 10. Arkansas 318.20. Other SEC: 41. Auburn 238.00; 51. Georgia 226.83; 60. Alabama 221.17; 61. South Carolina 217.83; 69. Tennessee 209.00; 78. Florida 201.80; 94. Mississippi 180.60; 100. Mississippi State 174.00; 103. Louisiana State 171.17; 106. Kentucky 167.40; 114. Vanderbilt 146.87.

TOTAL OFFENSE

1. Houston 569.20 yards per game; 2. Texas 521.50; 3. Kansas 519.40; 4. Texas A&M 512.60; 5. Auburn 489.83; 6. Florida 486.40; 7. Texas 479.60; 8. Nevada 475.00; 9. Toledo 470.17; 10. Notre Dame 470.00. Other SEC: 15. Arkansas 451.80; 17. Alabama 444.67; 44. Mississippi State 399.83; 48. Tennessee 392.67; 63. South Carolina 370.33; 85. Mississippi 341.20; 87. Vanderbilt 335.83; 89. Kentucky 334.80; 97. Georgia 324.00; 109. Louisiana State 295.00.

SCORING

1. Texas 47.20 points per game; 2. Texas Tech 43.17; 3. Cincinnati 42.00; 4. Kansas 40.60; T5. Boise State and Houston 40.20; 7. Florida 39.00; 8. Brigham Young 38.67; 9. Oklahoma State 38.40; 10. Auburn 38.33. Other SEC: 11. Arkansas 37.40; 12. Alabama 37.00; 29. Tennessee 32.00; 60. Mississippi State 27.50; 62. South Carolina 27.33; 71. Mississippi 26.60; 74. Georgia 25.83; 76. Kentucky 25.20; 89. Louisiana State 23.00; 108. Vanderbilt 18.83.

INTERCEPTIONS THROWN

1. Texas A&M 0; T2. Alabama, Air Force, Arkansas State, California, Florida State, Northern Illinois, Utah State, Virginia Tech, Wyoming 1. Other SEC: T11. Florida, Auburn 2; T19. Louisiana State, South Carolina 3; T36. Arkansas 4; T68. Kentucky, Vanderbilt 6; T96. Georgia, Mississippi State 8; T106. Mississippi, Tennessee 9.

PASSING EFFICIENCY

1. Notre Dame 172.51 rating points; 2. South Florida 171.18; 3. Florida 170.18; 4. Georgia Tech 169.24; 5. Boise State 168.29; 6. Brigham Young 166.01; 7. Pittsburgh 163.88; 8. Cincinnati 163.22; 9. Virginia Tech 162.36; 10. Oklahoma State 161.49. Other SEC: 17. Arkansas 153.07; 24. Auburn 146.85; 25. Alabama 145.03; 46. Louisiana State 135.86; 47. South Carolina 135.74; 59. Tennessee 129.76; 61. Georgia 129.57; 94. Mississippi State 113.54; 96. Kentucky 111.14; 99. Mississippi 108.83; 119. Vanderbilt 85.81.

FUMBLES LOST

T1. Cincinnati, Colorado State, Oregon State 0; T4. Idaho, Miami (Fla.), Rutgers 1; T7. Louisiana State, Arizona, Central Michigan, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana Tech, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, UTEP 2. Other SEC: T17. Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Vanderbilt 3; T34. South Carolina, Tennessee 4; T59. Florida, Mississippi 5; T79. Auburn 6; T105. Georgia 8; T114. Mississippi State 10.

TURNOVERS LOST

1. Cincinnati 3; T2. Alabama, Air Force, Northern Illinois, Oregon State, Rutgers, Texas A&M 4; 8. Louisiana State, California, Kansas, Louisiana Tech, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Wyoming 5. Other SEC: T22. Florida, Arkansas, South Carolina 7; T31. Auburn 8; T41. Kentucky, Vanderbilt 9; T90. Tennessee 13; T97. Mississippi 14; T111. Georgia 16; 17. Mississippi State 18.

TACKLES OF LOSS ALLOWED

T1. Oklahoma State. Houston 2.60 per game; 3. Brigham Young 3.17; 4. Penn State 3.33; 5. Louisiana-Lafayette 3.40; T6. Air Force, Stanford 3.50; 8. Toledo 3.58; 9. Utah 3.60; 10. Pittsburgh 3.67. Other SEC: T11. Kentucky 3.80; T21. Georgia 4.33; T26. Tennessee 4.50; T30. Florida 4.60; T41. Alabama 5.00; T47. Auburn 5.17; T52. South Carolina 5.33; T56. Arkansas 5.40; T62. Mississippi State 5.50; T69. Vanderbilt 5.67; T77. Louisiana State 5.83; T95. Mississippi 6.60.

SACKS ALLOWED

1. Iowa State 0.33 per game; 2. Oklahoma State 0.40; 3. Air Force 0.50; T4. Cincinnati, Boise State, North Texas 0.60; T7. Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, Stanford 0.67. Other SEC: T13. Georgia, Auburn 0.83; T16. Kentucky, Mississippi State, Tennessee 1.00; T26. Alabama 1.17; T41. Florida 1.40; T54. Mississippi, Arkansas 1.60; T84. Vanderbilt 2.33; T93. South Carolina 2.50; T107. Louisiana State 3.00.

FIRST DOWNS

1. Houston 32.80 per game; 2. Texas A&M 28.60; 3. Kansas 28.00; 4. Texas Tech 27.50; 5. Texas 26.60; 6. Florida 25.00; 7. Oklahoma 24.80; 8. Southern Mississippi 23.83; T9. Nevada, Notre Dame 23.60. Other SEC: T15. Auburn 22.67; T25. Tennessee 21.67; T29. Alabama 21.50; 42. Arkansas 20.80; 43. Mississippi State 20.67; 64. South Carolina 19.17; T65. Kentucky 19.00; T76. Mississippi 18.40; T94. Louisiana State, Vanderbilt 17.50; 116. Georgia 15.50.

THIRD-DOWN PERCENTAGE

1. Brigham Young 61.97 percent; 2. Florida 55.74; 3. Penn State 55.00; 4. Idaho 54.55; 5. Washington 53.33; 6. UNLV 53.09; 7. Georgia Tech 52.44; 8. Central Michigan 52.05; 9. Fresno State 51.90; 10. Texas A&M 51.25. Other SEC: 35. Auburn 43.53; 47. Kentucky 41.56; T59. Alabama 39.78; 63. South Carolina 39.51; 70. Louisiana State 38.67; T75. Georgia, Tennessee 37.97; 77. Mississippi State 37.35; T90. Vanderbilt 35.29; 99. Mississippi 33.33; 114. Arkansas 28.57.

FOURTH-DOWN PERCENTAGE

T1. South Florida, Louisiana-Monroe, UCF 100.00 percent; T4. Kansas, Stanford 85.71;6. Alabama, Northern Illinois 80.00; 8. Toledo 77.78; T9. Georgia Tech, Houston, Texas Christian 75.00. Other SEC: T16. Mississippi State, Kentucky, Vanderbilt 66.67; T35. South Carolina, Tennessee 60.00; T55. Arkansas, Mississippi 50.00; T81. Florida 40.00; T93. Georgia 28.57; T108. Auburn 16.67; 115. Louisiana State 12.50.

RED ZONE EFFICIENCY

Drives/Scores TD/FG Pct.


1. Arkansas 20/20 14/6 1.00

1. Virginia 14/14 9/5 1.00

1. San Jose State 11/11 9/2 1.00

Other SEC

T10. Mississippi 16/15 12/3 0.94

T13. Georgia 15/14 12/2 0.93

T19. Tennessee 25/23 16/7 0.92

T24. Auburn 23/21 16/5 0.91

T36. Florida 24/21 14/7 0.88

T62. Alabama 34/28 15/13 0.82

T62. Kentucky 17/14 11/3 0.82

T76. South Carolina 29/23 15/8 0.79

T76. Louisiana St. 19/15 8/7 0.79

T95. Mississippi St. 24/18 12/6 0.75

T113. Vanderbilt 24/16 9/7 0.67

TIME OF POSSESSION

1. Notre Dame 38:19 minutes per game; 2. Fresno State 34:51; 3. Navy 34:41; 4. Army 34:20; 5. Bowling Green 34:18; 6. Kansas State 34:17; 7. Alabama 34:08; 8. Wisconsin 33:20; 9. New Mexico State 33:16; 10. Arizona 33:16. Other SEC: 26. Mississippi State 31:28; 34. Florida 31:04; 40. South Carolina 30:47; 49. Tennessee 30:23; 53. Arkansas 30:14; 62. Kentucky 29:49; 81. Louisiana State 29:01; 96. Mississippi 28:10; 102. Auburn 27:53; 103. Georgia 27:45; 117. Vanderbilt 26:27.

DEFENSE

RUSHING


1. Texas 46.20 yards per game; 2. Arizona State 49.60; 3. Oklahoma 53.60; 4. North Carolina State 62.83; 5. Southern California 64.80; 6. Rutgers 65.20; 7. Alabama 65.67; 8. Penn State 81.83; 9. Texas Christian 83.40; 10. West Virginia 84.60; Other SEC: 11. Florida 87.40; 32. Tennessee 110.17; 53. Georgia 128.17; 54. South Carolina 129.33; 55. Louisiana State 129.50; 57. Mississippi 131.40; 69. Mississippi State 141.17; 73. Arkansas 145.20; 84. Auburn 164.67; 90. Vanderbilt 170.17; 101. Kentucky 177.80.

PASSING

1. Florida 115.20 yards per game;
2. Vanderbilt 118.17; 3. North Carolina 125.17; 4. Eastern Michigan 135.00; 5. Air Force 150.00; 6. South Carolina 151.00; 7. Alabama 154.83; 8. Clemson 158.00; 9. South Florida 158.20; 10. Mississippi 158.60. Other SEC: 12. Tennessee 161.83; 27. Kentucky 177.00; 40. Louisiana State 193.00; 49. Auburn 204.67; 78. Mississippi State 231.33; 97. Georgia 249.00; 100. Arkansas 253.40.

TOTAL DEFENSE

1. Florida 202.60 yards per game;
2. Alabama 220.50; 3. Arizona State 221.80; 4. Texas 233.00; 5. North Carolina 237.67; 6. Southern California 238.60; 7. Texas Christian 249.20; 8. Penn State 255.67; 9. Oklahoma 256.00; 10. South Florida 263.00. Other SEC: 12. Tennessee 272.00; 15. South Carolina 280.33; 22. Vanderbilt 288.33; 24. Mississippi 290.00; 40. Louisiana State 322.50; 59. Kentucky 354.80; 67. Auburn 369.33; 71. Mississippi State 372.50; 75. Georgia 377.17; 95. Arkansas 398.60.

SCORING

1. Florida 6.40 points per game;
2. Nebraska 8.00; 3. Oklahoma 8.40; 4. Southern California 8.60; 5. South Florida 9.40; 6. Penn State 10.17; 7. Ohio State 12.00; 8. Alabama 12.50; 9. Mississippi 13.00; 10. Cincinnati 13.80. Other SEC: 14. Louisiana State 14.50; 18. Vanderbilt 15.67; 30. South Carolina 18.33; 34. Tennessee 19.50; T78. Kentucky 26.80; T80. Mississippi State 27.00; T82. Auburn 27.17; 86. Arkansas 27.80; 100. Georgia 30.67.

PASSES INTERCEPTED

1. Southern Methodist 13; 2. Iowa 12; 3. Arizona State 11; T4. Cincinnati, Northwestern, Ohio State, Wyoming 10; T8. Alabama, Auburn, Louisiana State, Air Force, Boise State, Ohio, Colorado State, Toledo, UCLA, Wisconsin 9. Other SEC: T18. Vanderbilt 8; T30. Florida 7; T55. Mississippi, Mississippi State, Tennessee 5; T76. Georgia, Kentucky 4; T92. Arkansas, South Carolina 3.

PASS EFFICIENCY DEFENSE

1. Florida 78.32 rating points;
2. Alabama 85.26; 3. Nebraska 86.48; 4. Mississippi 86.81; 5. North Carolina 87.55; 6. Vanderbilt 88.98; 7. Iowa 89.31; 8. Southern California 90.01; 9. Oregon 91.34; 10. Boise State 93.91. Other SEC: 19. Tennessee 100.23; 21. Louisiana State 101.05; 30. Auburn 109.95; 36. South Carolina 112.73; 70. Kentucky 128.13; 88. Mississippi State 134.73; 92. Georgia 137.35; 102. Arkansas 142.42.

FUMBLES RECOVERED

T1. Air Force, Washington State 11; T3. Houston, Ohio 10; T5. San Jose State, South Florida, Syracuse 9; T8. 8 teams tied with 8; Other SEC: T16. Arkansas 7; T27. Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt 6; T49. Auburn, Mississippi State 5; T73. Alabama 4; T90. Kentucky, LSU 3; T105. Florida 2; T116. Georgia 1.

TURNOVERS GAINED

1. Air Force 20; T2. Iowa, Ohio, SMU 19; 5. Washington State 18; 6. Northwestern 17; T7. Arizona State, Oregon, Rutgers, South Florida, Wisconsin 16. Other SEC: T14. Auburn, Vanderbilt 14; T26. Alabama 13; T34. Louisiana State 12; T43. Mississippi, Tennessee 11; T59. Arkansas, Mississippi State 10; T77. Florida, South Carolina 9; T97. Kentucky 7; T113. Georgia 5.

TACKLES FOR LOSS

1. Cincinnati 10.00 per game; 2. Southern California 9.80; 3. North Carolina 9.33; 4. Penn State 9.00; T5. Arizona State, Oklahoma 8.80; 7. Tulsa 8.60; 8. Texas 8.40; T9. Rutgers, Nevada 8.20. Other SEC: T15. Arkansas 7.60; T28. Alabama 6.83; T34. Tennessee, Vanderbilt 6.67; T51. Mississippi, South Carolina 6.00; T59. Florida 5.80; T65. Georgia 5.50; T80. Auburn, Kentucky 5.00; T90. Mississippi State 4.67; T97. Louisiana State 4.50.

SACKS

T1. Cincinnati, Southern California 4.20 per game; 3. Pittsburgh 4.17; T4. California, Rutgers, Oklahoma 3.60; 7. Penn State 3.33; T8. Kansas, Texas A&M, Connecticut, Texas Christian 3.20. Other SEC: T20. Mississippi 2.80; T29. Alabama 2.50; T34. Florida 2.40; T40. South Carolina 2.33; T45. Kentucky 2.20; T48. Vanderbilt 2.17; T50. Arkansas 2.00; T63. Auburn, Georgia 1.83; T74. Tennessee 1.67; T101. Mississippi State 1.17; 114. Louisiana State 0.83.

FIRST DOWNS ALLOWED

1. Arizona State 11.80; T2. Florida, Texas Christian 12.40; 4. Alabama 12.83; 5. Air Force 13.33; 6. Connecticut 13.40; 7. Boise State 13.60; 8. Penn State 14.00; 9. North Carolina 14.17; 10. Oklahoma 14.20. Other SEC: 14. Tennessee 15.00; 18. Mississippi 15.40; T19. South Carolina 15.50; T24. Vanderbilt 15.67; T46. Kentucky 18.00; 48. Louisiana State 18.17; T59. Mississippi State 19.00; 69. Arkansas 19.40; 70. Georgia 19.50; T87. Auburn 20.33.

THIRD-DOWN PERCENTAGE DEFENSE

1. Texas 20.83 percent; 2. Mississippi 22.89; 3. Utah 23.44; 4. Alabama 24.05; 5. Florida 26.03; 6. Arizona State 27.54; 7. Virginia Tech 27.66; T8. Air Force, Virginia 28.57; 10. Texas Christian 28.95. Other SEC: 18. Vanderbilt 31.00; 24. Tennessee 32.56; 35. Georgia 34.52; 41. Arkansas 35.62; T55. Mississippi State 37.50; 60. South Carolina 37.93; T64. Auburn 38.64; 77. Kentucky 40.28; 88. Louisiana State 41.84.

FOURTH-DOWN PERCENTAGE DEFENSE

1. Central Michigan 11.11 percent; T2. Buffalo, San Diego State, UNLV 14.29; T5. Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Northern Illinois, Wyoming, Brigham Young, Fresno State, Memphis, UCF, Washington 20.00. Other SEC: 26. Florida 30.00; 27. South Carolina 30.77; T28. Mississippi State 33.33; T37. Louisiana State 38.46; T43. Alabama 41.67; T53. Auburn, Vanderbilt 50.00; T75. Kentucky 57.14; T88. Georgia 62.50; T94. Mississippi 63.64.

RED ZONE DEFENSE

Drives/Scores TD/FG Pct.


1. Oklahoma 9/5 5/0 0.56

2. South Florida 12/7 4/3 0.58

3. Pittsburgh 16/10 8/2 0.63

4. Notre Dame 17/11 9/2 0.65

T5. Mississippi 21/14 4/10 0.67

T5. Arkansas 15/10 6/4 0.67


Other SEC:

T14. Louisiana St. 17/12 7/5 0.71

T29. Alabama 8/6 4/2 0.75

T29. Florida 8/6 2/4 0.75

T50. Kentucky 20/16 11/5 0.80

T57. Miss. State 21/17 14/3 0.81

T64. South Carolina 17/14 9/5 0.82

T84. Georgia 24/21 11/10 0.88

T97. Tennessee 20/18 7/11 0.90

T105. Vanderbilt 14/13 7/6 0.93

T116. Auburn 23/22 14/8 0.96

SPECIAL TEAMS/OTHERS

NET PUNTING


1. Georgia 44.00; 2. Missouri 43.60; 3. Michigan 41.88; 4. Iowa State 41.86; 5. Oklahoma State 41.63; 6. UCLA 41.26; 7. Boise State 40.67; 8. Troy 40.59; 9. San Diego State 40.48; T10. West Virginia, Rice, Brigham Young 40.00. Other SEC: 36. Louisiana State 37.35; 50. South Carolina 36.78; 66. Florida 35.82; 72. Mississippi State 35.26; 75. Tennessee 34.79; 81. Mississippi 34.46; T82. Auburn 34.41; 87. Arkansas 34.15; 96. Kentucky 33.48; 105. Alabama 32.85; 109. Vanderbilt 32.05;

PUNT RETURNS

1. Georgia Tech 26.71 average return. Other SEC: 14. Alabama 16.11; 23. Louisiana State 13.73; 27. Mississippi State 12.63; 47. Kentucky 10.45; 51. Mississippi 9.82; 70. Tennessee 8.38; 74. South Carolina 7.89; 85. Georgia 6.64; 107. Auburn 4.17; 109. Florida 3.93; 110. Vanderbilt 3.63; 112. Arkansas 3.25.

PUNT RETURN YARDAGE DEFENSE

1. Florida Atlantic -4.00 yards per return; 2. UCF -0.67; 3. Oklahoma -0.40; 4. Florida 0.00; 5. Temple 0.33; 6. Missouri 0.88; 7. Troy 1.27; 8. Iowa State 1.29; 9. Oregon State 1.33; 10. Brigham Young 2.20. Other SEC: 40. Kentucky 7.00; 46. Louisiana State 7.50; 58. Tennessee 8.60; 63. Mississippi 9.00; 73. Alabama 9.73; 79. Vanderbilt 10.37; 86. Georgia 11.64; 87. Arkansas 11.67; T95. Auburn, Mississippi State 13.00; T100. South Carolina 14.00.

KICKOFF RETURNS

1. Texas 34.64 yards per return; 2. Stanford 33.47; 3. Florida 32.82; 4. Arkansas 32.32; 8.59; 8. Ohio State 28.18; T9. UCF, Louisville 28.00. Other SEC: 15. Kentucky 26.70; 21. Mississippi State 25.52; 30. Vanderbilt 24.39; 46. South Carolina 23.46; 49. Alabama 23.00; 51. Georgia 22.85; 55. Auburn 22.41; 57. Mississippi 22.12; 60. Tennessee 21.80; 94. Louisiana State 19.76.

KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE DEFENSE

1. Kent State 14.21 yards per return; 2. Louisiana State 16.07; 3. Rutgers 16.14; 4. Colorado 16.17; 5. Boston College 16.44; 6. Arkansas State 16.94; 7. Western Kentucky 17.08; 8. Florida 17.44; 9. UCF 17.68; 10. Western Michigan 17.83. Other SEC: 28. Vanderbilt 19.41; 39. Mississippi 19.77; 55. Arkansas 20.94; 59. Mississippi State 21.10; 105. Alabama 24.97; 106. Auburn 25.18; 107. Kentucky 25.38; 108. South Carolina 25.39; 115. Georgia 27.05; 117. Tennessee 28.00.

TURNOVER MARGIN

Fum/Int/T FumL/IntL/TL Margin


1. Air Force 11-9-20 3-1-4 2.67

2. Rutgers 8-8-16 1-3-4 2.40

T3. Cincinnati 1-10-11 0-3-3 1.60

T3. Northern Illinois 7-5-12 3-1-4 1.60

T5. Alabama 4-9-13 3-1-4 1.50

T5. Iowa 7-12-19 2-8-10 1.50

T5. Wyoming 4-10-14 4-1-5 1.50

T8. Arizona State 5-11-16 4-5-9 1.40

T8. South Florida 9-7-16 5-4-9 1.40

Other SEC:

T13. Louisiana St. 3-9-12 2-3-5 1.17

T15. Auburn 5-9-14 6-2-8 1.00

T22. Vanderbilt 6-8-14 3-6-9 0.83

T40. Arkansas 7-3-10 3-4-7 0.60

T47. Florida 2-7-9 5-2-7 0.40

T54. South Carolina 6-3-9 4-3-7 0.33

T76. Tennessee 6-5-11 4-9-13 -0.33

T82. Kentucky 3-4-7 3-6-9 -0.40

T93. Mississippi 6-5-11 5-9-14 -0.60

T109. Miss. St. 5-5-10 10-8-18 -1.33

118. Georgia 1-4-5 8-8-16 -1.83

FEWEST PENALTIES PER GAME

1. Navy 3.33 per game/28.50 yards per game; 2. Connecticut 3.40/24.20; 3. Louisiana-Lafayette 3.60/34.00; 4. Penn State 3.83/29.33; T5. California 4.00/36.00, Cincinnati 4.00/41.00 and Louisiana Tech 4.00/41.40; T8. Tennesee 4.17/31.83 and Western Michigan 4.17/41.67; 10. Houston 4.20/40.40. Other SEC: T30. Mississippi 5.60/49.40; T36. Louisiana State 5.67/47.00; T42. Alabama 6.00/50.00; T57. Auburn 6.33/56.83; T66. Mississippi State 6.67/65.17; T68. Florida 6.80/51.00 and Kentucky 6.80/61.60; T72. South Carolina 7.00/63.00; 93. Vanderbilt 7.67/56.33; T105. Arkansas 8.40/71.00; 116. Georgia 9.50/75.33.

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Florida and Alabama lead their respective divisions of the Southeastern Conference and the Gators and Crimson Tide are 1-2 in the polls this week. After their 13-3 victory at previously No. 4 Louisiana State, the top-ranked Gators return home to face up-and-coming Arkansas at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on CBS Sports.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

EASTERN DIVISION

SEC PF PA Div. All PF PA

Florida
3-0 77 23 2-0 5-0 195 32

South Carolina 2-1 81 77 1-1 5-1 164 110

Georgia 2-2 125 143 1-1 3-3 155 184

Tennessee 1-2 80 68 1-1 3-3 192 117

Kentucky 0-3 53 107 0-2 2-3 126 134

Vanderbilt 0-3 19 61 0-0 2-4 113 94

WESTERN DIVISION

SEC PF PA Div. All PF PA


Alabama 3-0 95 30 2-0 6-0 222 75

Louisiana State 3-1 76 61 1-0 5-1 138 87

Auburn 2-1 98 90 1-1 5-1 230 163

Arkansas 1-2 92 110 1-1 3-2 187 139

Mississippi 1-2 36 45 0-1 3-2 133 65

Mississippi State 1-2 65 82 0-2 2-4 165 162

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Oct. 17

Georgia at Vanderbilt, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

Mississippi State at Middle Tennessee State, 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Arkansas at No. 1 Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

UAB at Mississippi, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Kentucky at Auburn, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 22 South Carolina at No. 2 Alabama, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Idle: No. 10 Louisiana State, Tennessee

Saturday, Oct. 24

Arkansas at Mississippi, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

Tennessee at Alabama, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Vanderbilt at South Carolina, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Louisiana-Monroe at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Auburn at Louisiana State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)

Florida at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)

Idle: Georgia

POLLS (AS OF OCT. 12)

ASSOCIATED PRESS (MEDIA)

Rank/School Rcd Points Prv This Week


1. Florida (50) 5-0 1490 1 Saturday vs. Arkansas, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

2. Alabama (10) 6-0 1430 3 Saturday vs. No. 22 South Carolina, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

3. Texas 5-0 1395 2 Saturday vs. No. 20 Oklahoma at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, 12 p.m. (ABC)

4. Virginia Tech 5-1 1283 5 Saturday at No. 19 Georgia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

5. Boise State 5-0 1199 6 Wednesday at Tulsa, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

6. Southern Cal 4-1 1161 7 Saturday at No. 25 Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

7. Ohio State 5-1 1048 9 Saturday at Purdue, 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

8. Cincinnati 5-0 1038 8 Thursday at No. 21 South Florida, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

9. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 970 11 Saturday at UCF, 7:30 p.m.

10. Louisiana State 5-1 947 4 Idle.

11. Iowa 6-0 919 12 Saturday at Wisconsin, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

12. Texas Christian 5-0 917 10 Saturday vs. Colorado State, 4 p.m.

13. Oregon 5-1 776 13 Idle

14. Penn State 5-1 597 14 Saturday vs. Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

15. Nebraska 4-1 576 21 Saturday vs. Texas Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

16. Oklahoma State 4-1 559 15 Saturday vs. Missouri, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

17. Kansas 5-0 551 16 Saturday at Colorado, 7 p.m.

18. Brigham Young 5-1 490 18 Saturday at San Diego State, 6 p.m.

19. Georgia Tech 5-1 453 22 Saturday vs. No. 4 Virginia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

20. Oklahoma 3-2 432 19 Saturday vs. No. 3 Texas at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, 12 p.m. (ABC)

21. South Florida 5-0 330 23 Thursday vs. No. 8 Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

22. South Carolina 5-1 319 25 Saturday at No. 2 Alabama, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

23. Houston 4-1 192 RV Saturday at Tulane, 3:30 p.m.

24. Utah 4-1 76 RV Saturday at UNLV, 10 p.m.

25. Notre Dame 4-1 75 RV Saturday vs. No. 6 Southern California, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh (5-1) 58, Auburn (5-1) 55, West Virginia (4-1) 46, Mississippi (3-2) 28, Wisconsin (5-1) 27, Missouri (4-1) 25, Arkansas (3-2) 16, Central Michigan (5-1) 6, Arizona (3-2) 5, Michigan (4-2) 5, Oregon State (4-2) 2, Stanford (4-2) 1, Texas Tech (4-2) 1, Navy (4-2) 1, Idaho (5-1) 1.

USA TODAY COACHES

Rank/School Rcd Points Prv


1. Florida (53) 5-0 1468 1

2. Texas (1) 5-0 1402 2

3. Alabama (5) 6-0 1378 3

4. Virginia Tech 5-1 1241 5

5. Southern Cal 4-1 1175 7

6. Boise State 5-0 1170 6

7. Ohio State 5-1 1122 8

8. Texas Christian 5-0 979 9

9. Cincinnati 5-0 973 10

10. Louisiana State 5-1 944 4

11. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 847 11

12. Iowa 6-0 785 14

13. Penn State 5-1 782 12

14. Oklahoma State 4-1 676 13

15. Kansas 5-0 640 15

16. Oregon 5-1 620 17

17. Nebraska 4-1 491 22

18. Oklahoma 3-2 447 21

19. Brigham Young 5-1 441 20

20. Georgia Tech 5-1 420 23

21. South Florida 5-0 305 24

22. South Carolina 5-1 279 RV

23. Houston 4-1 96 RV

24. Missouri 4-1 90 18

25. Notre Dame 4-1 76 RV

Others receiving votes: Auburn (5-1) 73, Mississippi (3-2) 60, Pittsburgh (5-1) 57, Utah (4-1) 49, Wisconsin (5-1) 37, West Virginia (4-1) 13, Arkansas (3-2) 12, Oregon State (4-2) 8, Stanford (4-2) 8, Central Michigan (5-1) 7, Michigan (4-2) 2, North Carolina (4-2) 1, UCLA (3-2) 1.

HARRIS INTERACTIVE POLL (BCS)

Rank/School Rcd Points Prv


1. Florida (99) 5-0 2831 1

T2. Alabama (13) 6-0 2684 3

T2. Texas (2) 5-0 2684 2

4. Virginia Tech 5-1 2386 6

5. Boise State 5-0 2274 5

6. Southern Cal 4-1 2250 7

7. Ohio State 5-1 2073 8

8. Cincinnati 5-0 1935 9

9. Louisiana State 5-1 1905 4

10. Texas Christian 5-0 1805 10

11. Iowa 6-0 1697 11

12. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 1627 12

13. Penn State 5-1 1371 13

14. Oregon 5-1 1350 15

15. Oklahoma State 4-1 1186 14

16. Kansas 5-0 1141 16

17. Brigham Young 5-1 963 17

18. Oklahoma 3-2 883 20

19. Nebraska 4-1 869 21

20. Georgia Tech 5-1 771 22

21. South Florida 5-0 691 24

22. South Carolina 5-1 481 28

23. Houston 4-1 252 26

24. Auburn 5-1 164 19

25. Notre Dame 4-1 142 29

Others receiving votes: Utah (4-1) 119, Missouri (4-1) 96, Mississippi (3-2) 94, Wisconsin (5-1) 90, Pittsburgh (5-1) 75, West Virginia (4-1) 50, Arkansas (3-2) 32, Michigan (4-2) 22, Oregon State (4-2) 21, Idaho (5-1) 8, Stanford (4-2) 7, Central Michigan (5-1) 6, Michigan State (3-3) 4, California (3-2) 4, Connecticut (3-2) 4, Tennessee (3-3) 2, Navy (4-2) 1.

LEGENDS COACHES ASSOCIATION

Rank/School Rcd Pts Prv


1. Florida (9) 5-0 417 1

2. Alabama (8) 6-0 415 2

3. Texas 5-0 391 3

4. Southern Cal 4-1 361 5

5. Virginia Tech 5-1 353 7

6. Boise State 5-0 329 6

7. Ohio State 5-1 315 8

8. Louisiana State 5-1 311 4

9. Texas Christian 5-0 283 9

10. Cincinnati 5-0 279 10

11. Iowa 6-0 265 11

12. Oregon 5-1 225 14

13. Miami (Fla.) 4-1 209 15

14. Kansas 5-0 208 12

15. Penn State 5-1 199 13

16. Oklahoma State 4-1 159 16

17. Oklahoma 3-2 142 20

18. Brigham Young 5-1 130 18

19. Nebraska 4-1 119 19

20. South Florida 5-0 106 21

21. Georgia Tech 5-1 94 24

22. South Carolina 5-1 75 RV

23. Auburn 5-1 41 17

24. Wisconsin 5-1 26 22

25. West Virginia 5-1 20 RV

Others receiving votes: Oregon State (4-2) 9, Utah (4-1) 9, Houston (4-1) 8, Notre Dame (4-1) 8, Mississippi (3-2) 7, Texas Tech (4-2) 5, Missouri (4-1) 4, Pittsburgh (5-1) 3.

How Legends Coaches see the Top 3:

Frank Broyles: 1. Florida; 2. Texas; 3. Alabama

John Cooper: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

Fisher Deberry: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Terry Donahue: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

Vince Dooley: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Pete Dye: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

LaVell Edwards: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Don James: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

Frank Kush: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Virginia Tech; 4. Texas

Dick MacPherson: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Bill Mallory: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Don Nehlen: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

John Ralston: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

John Robinson: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

RC Slocum: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

Gene Stallings: 1. Alabama; 2. Florida; 3. Texas

George Welsh: 1. Florida; 2. Alabama; 3. Texas

SCHEDULE OCT. 13-17

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

e-East Division; w-West Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


Georgia (3-3, 2-2e) at Vanderbilt (2-4, 0-3e), 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

Mississippi State (2-4) at Middle Tennessee State (3-2), 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Arkansas (3-2, 1-2w) at No. 1 Florida (5-0, 3-0e), 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

UAB (2-3) at Mississippi (3-2), 7 p.m. (FSN)

Kentucky (2-3, 0-3e) at Auburn (5-1, 2-1w), 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 22 South Carolina (5-1, 2-1e) at No. 2 Alabama (6-0, 3-0w), 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

a-Atlantic Division; c-Coastal Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


Wake Forest (4-2, 2-1a) at Clemson (2-3, 1-2a), 12 p.m.

North Carolina State (3-3, 0-2a) at Boston College (4-2, 2-2a), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Virginia (2-3, 1-0c) at Maryland (2-4, 1-1a), 4 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 4 Virginia Tech (5-1, 3-0c) at No. 19 Georgia Tech (5-1, 3-1c), 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

No. 9 Miami (Fla.) (4-1) at UCF (3-2), 7:30 p.m.

BIG 12 CONFERENCE

n-North Division; s-South Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


No. 20 Oklahoma (3-1, 1-0s) vs. No. 3 Texas (5-0, 2-0s), 12 p.m. (ABC)

Texas Tech (4-2, 1-1s) at No. 15 Nebraska (4-1, 1-0n), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

No. 17 Kansas (5-0, 1-0n) at Colorado (1-4, 0-1n), 7 p.m.

Baylor (3-2, 0-1s) at Iowa State (3-3, 0-2n), 7 p.m.

Texas A&M (3-2, 0-1s) at Kansas State (3-3, 1-1n), 7 p.m.

Missouri (4-1, 0-1n) at No. 16 Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-0s), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

BIG EAST CONFERENCE

Thursday, Oct. 15


No. 8 Cincinnati (5-0, 1-0) at No. 21 South Florida (5-0, 1-0), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Oct. 16

Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0) at Rutgers (4-1, 0-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Louisville (2-3, 0-1) at Connecticut (3-2, 0-1), 12 p.m.

Marshall (4-2) at West Virginia (4-1), 3:30 p.m.

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

Saturday, Oct. 17


No. 7 Ohio State (5-1, 3-0) at Purdue (1-5, 0-2), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

No. 11 Iowa (6-0, 2-0) at Wisconsin (5-1, 2-1), 12 p.m.

Northwestern (4-2, 1-1) at Michigan State (3-3, 2-1), 12 p.m.

Delaware State (1-3) at Michigan (4-2), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Minnesota (4-2, 2-1) at No. 14 Penn State (5-1, 1-1), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Illinois (1-4, 0-3) at Indiana (3-3, 0-2), 7 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

CONFERENCE USA

e-East Division; w-West Division

Wednesday, Oct. 14


No. 5 Boise State (5-0) at Tulsa (4-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 17

UAB (2-3) at Mississippi (3-2), 2 p.m.

No. 23 Houston (4-1, 0-1w) at Tulane (2-3, 0-2w), 3:30 p.m.

Rice (0-6, 0-2w) at East Carolina (3-3, 2-1e), 3:30 p.m.

Marshall (4-2) at West Virginia (4-1), 3:30 p.m.

Memphis (2-4, 1-2e) at Southern Mississippi (3-3, 1-1e), 7 p.m.

No. 9 Miami (Fla.) (4-1) at UCF (3-2), 7:30 p.m.

Navy (4-2) at Southern Methodist (3-2), 8 p.m.

INDEPENDENTS

Saturday, Oct. 17


Army (3-3) at Temple (3-2), 1 p.m.

No. 6 Southern California (4-1) at No. 25 Notre Dame (4-1), 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Navy (4-2) at Southern Methodist (3-2), 8 p.m.

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE

e-East Division; w-West Division

Saturday, Oct. 17


Bowling Green (2-4, 1-1e) at Ball State (0-6, 0-2w), 12 p.m.

Army (3-3) at Temple (3-2), 1 p.m.

Miami (Ohio) (0-6, 0-2e) at Ohio (4-2, 2-0e), 2 p.m.

Akron (1-4, 0-2e) at Buffalo (2-4, 0-2e), 3:30 p.m.

Central Michigan (5-1, 3-0w) at Western Michigan (3-3, 2-1w), 3:30 p.m.

Kent State (2-4, 1-1e) at Eastern Michigan (0-5, 0-2w), 4 p.m.

Northern Illinois (3-2, 1-0w) at Toledo (3-3, 1-1w), 7 p.m.

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

Saturday, Oct. 17


Wyoming (4-2, 2-0) at Air Force (3-3, 2-1), 2 p.m.

Colorado State (3-3, 0-2) at No. 12 Texas Christian (5-0, 1-0), 4 p.m.

No. 18 Brigham Young (5-1, 2-0) at San Diego State (2-3, 0-1), 6 p.m.

No. 24 Utah (4-1, 1-0) at UNLV (2-4, 0-2), 10 p.m.

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE

Saturday, Oct. 17


No. 6 Southern California (4-1) at No. 25 Notre Dame (4-1), 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

California (3-2, 0-2) at UCLA (3-2, 0-2), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Stanford (4-2, 3-1) at Arizona (3-2, 1-1), 6 p.m.

Washington (3-3, 2-1) at Arizona State (3-2, 1-1), 9 p.m.

SUN BELT CONFERENCE

Tuesday, Oct. 13


Arkansas State (1-3, 0-1) at Louisiana-Monroe (3-2, 2-0), 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Mississippi State (2-3) at Middle Tennessee State (3-2), 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Louisiana-Lafayette (3-2, 1-0) at Western Kentucky (0-5, 0-1), 7 p.m.

Florida Atlantic (0-4, 0-1) at North Texas (1-4, 0-2), 7 p.m.

Troy (3-2, 2-0) at Florida International (1-4, 1-1), 7 p.m.

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Wednesday, Oct. 14


No. 5 Boise State (5-0) at Tulsa (4-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Nevada (2-3, 1-0) at Utah State (1-4, 0-1), 3 p.m.

Hawaii (2-3, 0-1) at Idaho (5-1, 2-0), 5 p.m.

New Mexico State (3-3, 1-1) at Louisiana Tech (2-3, 1-1), 6 p.m.

San Jose State (1-4, 0-1) at Fresno State (2-3, 0-1), 10 p.m.

MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Thursday, Oct. 15


Howard (2-3, 0-2)at Morgan State (4-1, 2-0), 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Oct. 17

Delaware State (1-3) at Michigan (4-2), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Hampton (3-2, 2-1) at Norfolk State (2-3, 1-2), 1 p.m.

Florida A&M (4-1, 2-0) at South Carolina State (4-1, 2-0), 2 p.m. (ESPNU)

Howard (2-3, 0-2) at Morgan State (4-1, 2-0), 4 p.m.

Bethune-Cookman (1-4, 1-3) at Savannah State (1-4), 5 p.m.

PIONEER LEAGUE

Saturday, Oct. 17


Morehead State (2-4, 0-3) at Jacksonville (2-3, 1-1), 1 p.m.

Valparaiso (1-4, 0-2) at Butler (5-0, 2-0), 1 p.m.

Davidson (2-3, 2-1) at Dayton (4-1, 2-0), 1 p.m.

Drake (4-1, 2-0) at San Diego (3-2, 2-1), 5 p.m.

Campbell (1-4, 0-3) at Old Dominion (4-2), 6 p.m.

FLORIDA COLLEGES

Saturday, Oct. 17


Edward Waters College (0-6) at Concordia College, 4 p.m.

NCAA/SEC STATS THROUGH OCT. 10

OFFENSE

RUSHING


1. Nevada 288.80 yards per game; 2. Florida 284.60; 3. Air Force 281.33; 4. Georgia Tech 277.00; 5. Fresno State 275.20; 6. Navy 270.33; 7. Auburn 251.83; 8. Army 229.50; 9. UAB, 228.80; 10. Mississippi State 225.83. Other SEC: 11. Alabama 223.50; 31. Vanderbilt 189.17; 34. Tennessee 183.67; 46. Kentucky 167.40; 52. Mississippi 160.60; 57. South Carolina 152.50; 75. Arkansas 133.60; 88. Louisiana State 123.83; 104. Georgia 97.17.

PASSING

1. Houston 443.60 yards per game; 2. Texas Tech 443.50; 3. Hawaii 372.20; 4. Bowling Green 335.33; 5. Kansas 330.20; 6. Cincinnati 329.80; 7. Toledo 324.00; 8. Notre Dame 322.00; 9. Texas A&M 321.80; 10. Arkansas 318.20. Other SEC: 41. Auburn 238.00; 51. Georgia 226.83; 60. Alabama 221.17; 61. South Carolina 217.83; 69. Tennessee 209.00; 78. Florida 201.80; 94. Mississippi 180.60; 100. Mississippi State 174.00; 103. Louisiana State 171.17; 106. Kentucky 167.40; 114. Vanderbilt 146.87.

TOTAL OFFENSE

1. Houston 569.20 yards per game; 2. Texas 521.50; 3. Kansas 519.40; 4. Texas A&M 512.60; 5. Auburn 489.83; 6. Florida 486.40; 7. Texas 479.60; 8. Nevada 475.00; 9. Toledo 470.17; 10. Notre Dame 470.00. Other SEC: 15. Arkansas 451.80; 17. Alabama 444.67; 44. Mississippi State 399.83; 48. Tennessee 392.67; 63. South Carolina 370.33; 85. Mississippi 341.20; 87. Vanderbilt 335.83; 89. Kentucky 334.80; 97. Georgia 324.00; 109. Louisiana State 295.00.

SCORING

1. Texas 47.20 points per game; 2. Texas Tech 43.17; 3. Cincinnati 42.00; 4. Kansas 40.60; T5. Boise State and Houston 40.20; 7. Florida 39.00; 8. Brigham Young 38.67; 9. Oklahoma State 38.40; 10. Auburn 38.33. Other SEC: 11. Arkansas 37.40; 12. Alabama 37.00; 29. Tennessee 32.00; 60. Mississippi State 27.50; 62. South Carolina 27.33; 71. Mississippi 26.60; 74. Georgia 25.83; 76. Kentucky 25.20; 89. Louisiana State 23.00; 108. Vanderbilt 18.83.

INTERCEPTIONS THROWN

1. Texas A&M 0; T2. Alabama, Air Force, Arkansas State, California, Florida State, Northern Illinois, Utah State, Virginia Tech, Wyoming 1. Other SEC: T11. Florida, Auburn 2; T19. Louisiana State, South Carolina 3; T36. Arkansas 4; T68. Kentucky, Vanderbilt 6; T96. Georgia, Mississippi State 8; T106. Mississippi, Tennessee 9.

PASSING EFFICIENCY

1. Notre Dame 172.51 rating points; 2. South Florida 171.18; 3. Florida 170.18; 4. Georgia Tech 169.24; 5. Boise State 168.29; 6. Brigham Young 166.01; 7. Pittsburgh 163.88; 8. Cincinnati 163.22; 9. Virginia Tech 162.36; 10. Oklahoma State 161.49. Other SEC: 17. Arkansas 153.07; 24. Auburn 146.85; 25. Alabama 145.03; 46. Louisiana State 135.86; 47. South Carolina 135.74; 59. Tennessee 129.76; 61. Georgia 129.57; 94. Mississippi State 113.54; 96. Kentucky 111.14; 99. Mississippi 108.83; 119. Vanderbilt 85.81.

FUMBLES LOST

T1. Cincinnati, Colorado State, Oregon State 0; T4. Idaho, Miami (Fla.), Rutgers 1; T7. Louisiana State, Arizona, Central Michigan, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana Tech, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, UTEP 2. Other SEC: T17. Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Vanderbilt 3; T34. South Carolina, Tennessee 4; T59. Florida, Mississippi 5; T79. Auburn 6; T105. Georgia 8; T114. Mississippi State 10.

TURNOVERS LOST

1. Cincinnati 3; T2. Alabama, Air Force, Northern Illinois, Oregon State, Rutgers, Texas A&M 4; 8. Louisiana State, California, Kansas, Louisiana Tech, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Wyoming 5. Other SEC: T22. Florida, Arkansas, South Carolina 7; T31. Auburn 8; T41. Kentucky, Vanderbilt 9; T90. Tennessee 13; T97. Mississippi 14; T111. Georgia 16; 17. Mississippi State 18.

TACKLES OF LOSS ALLOWED

T1. Oklahoma State. Houston 2.60 per game; 3. Brigham Young 3.17; 4. Penn State 3.33; 5. Louisiana-Lafayette 3.40; T6. Air Force, Stanford 3.50; 8. Toledo 3.58; 9. Utah 3.60; 10. Pittsburgh 3.67. Other SEC: T11. Kentucky 3.80; T21. Georgia 4.33; T26. Tennessee 4.50; T30. Florida 4.60; T41. Alabama 5.00; T47. Auburn 5.17; T52. South Carolina 5.33; T56. Arkansas 5.40; T62. Mississippi State 5.50; T69. Vanderbilt 5.67; T77. Louisiana State 5.83; T95. Mississippi 6.60.

SACKS ALLOWED

1. Iowa State 0.33 per game; 2. Oklahoma State 0.40; 3. Air Force 0.50; T4. Cincinnati, Boise State, North Texas 0.60; T7. Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, Stanford 0.67. Other SEC: T13. Georgia, Auburn 0.83; T16. Kentucky, Mississippi State, Tennessee 1.00; T26. Alabama 1.17; T41. Florida 1.40; T54. Mississippi, Arkansas 1.60; T84. Vanderbilt 2.33; T93. South Carolina 2.50; T107. Louisiana State 3.00.

FIRST DOWNS

1. Houston 32.80 per game; 2. Texas A&M 28.60; 3. Kansas 28.00; 4. Texas Tech 27.50; 5. Texas 26.60; 6. Florida 25.00; 7. Oklahoma 24.80; 8. Southern Mississippi 23.83; T9. Nevada, Notre Dame 23.60. Other SEC: T15. Auburn 22.67; T25. Tennessee 21.67; T29. Alabama 21.50; 42. Arkansas 20.80; 43. Mississippi State 20.67; 64. South Carolina 19.17; T65. Kentucky 19.00; T76. Mississippi 18.40; T94. Louisiana State, Vanderbilt 17.50; 116. Georgia 15.50.

THIRD-DOWN PERCENTAGE

1. Brigham Young 61.97 percent; 2. Florida 55.74; 3. Penn State 55.00; 4. Idaho 54.55; 5. Washington 53.33; 6. UNLV 53.09; 7. Georgia Tech 52.44; 8. Central Michigan 52.05; 9. Fresno State 51.90; 10. Texas A&M 51.25. Other SEC: 35. Auburn 43.53; 47. Kentucky 41.56; T59. Alabama 39.78; 63. South Carolina 39.51; 70. Louisiana State 38.67; T75. Georgia, Tennessee 37.97; 77. Mississippi State 37.35; T90. Vanderbilt 35.29; 99. Mississippi 33.33; 114. Arkansas 28.57.

FOURTH-DOWN PERCENTAGE

T1. South Florida, Louisiana-Monroe, UCF 100.00 percent; T4. Kansas, Stanford 85.71;6. Alabama, Northern Illinois 80.00; 8. Toledo 77.78; T9. Georgia Tech, Houston, Texas Christian 75.00. Other SEC: T16. Mississippi State, Kentucky, Vanderbilt 66.67; T35. South Carolina, Tennessee 60.00; T55. Arkansas, Mississippi 50.00; T81. Florida 40.00; T93. Georgia 28.57; T108. Auburn 16.67; 115. Louisiana State 12.50.

RED ZONE EFFICIENCY

Drives/Scores TD/FG Pct.


1. Arkansas 20/20 14/6 1.00

1. Virginia 14/14 9/5 1.00

1. San Jose State 11/11 9/2 1.00

Other SEC

T10. Mississippi 16/15 12/3 0.94

T13. Georgia 15/14 12/2 0.93

T19. Tennessee 25/23 16/7 0.92

T24. Auburn 23/21 16/5 0.91

T36. Florida 24/21 14/7 0.88

T62. Alabama 34/28 15/13 0.82

T62. Kentucky 17/14 11/3 0.82

T76. South Carolina 29/23 15/8 0.79

T76. Louisiana St. 19/15 8/7 0.79

T95. Mississippi St. 24/18 12/6 0.75

T113. Vanderbilt 24/16 9/7 0.67

TIME OF POSSESSION

1. Notre Dame 38:19 minutes per game; 2. Fresno State 34:51; 3. Navy 34:41; 4. Army 34:20; 5. Bowling Green 34:18; 6. Kansas State 34:17; 7. Alabama 34:08; 8. Wisconsin 33:20; 9. New Mexico State 33:16; 10. Arizona 33:16. Other SEC: 26. Mississippi State 31:28; 34. Florida 31:04; 40. South Carolina 30:47; 49. Tennessee 30:23; 53. Arkansas 30:14; 62. Kentucky 29:49; 81. Louisiana State 29:01; 96. Mississippi 28:10; 102. Auburn 27:53; 103. Georgia 27:45; 117. Vanderbilt 26:27.

DEFENSE

RUSHING


1. Texas 46.20 yards per game; 2. Arizona State 49.60; 3. Oklahoma 53.60; 4. North Carolina State 62.83; 5. Southern California 64.80; 6. Rutgers 65.20; 7. Alabama 65.67; 8. Penn State 81.83; 9. Texas Christian 83.40; 10. West Virginia 84.60; Other SEC: 11. Florida 87.40; 32. Tennessee 110.17; 53. Georgia 128.17; 54. South Carolina 129.33; 55. Louisiana State 129.50; 57. Mississippi 131.40; 69. Mississippi State 141.17; 73. Arkansas 145.20; 84. Auburn 164.67; 90. Vanderbilt 170.17; 101. Kentucky 177.80.

PASSING

1. Florida 115.20 yards per game;
2. Vanderbilt 118.17; 3. North Carolina 125.17; 4. Eastern Michigan 135.00; 5. Air Force 150.00; 6. South Carolina 151.00; 7. Alabama 154.83; 8. Clemson 158.00; 9. South Florida 158.20; 10. Mississippi 158.60. Other SEC: 12. Tennessee 161.83; 27. Kentucky 177.00; 40. Louisiana State 193.00; 49. Auburn 204.67; 78. Mississippi State 231.33; 97. Georgia 249.00; 100. Arkansas 253.40.

TOTAL DEFENSE

1. Florida 202.60 yards per game;
2. Alabama 220.50; 3. Arizona State 221.80; 4. Texas 233.00; 5. North Carolina 237.67; 6. Southern California 238.60; 7. Texas Christian 249.20; 8. Penn State 255.67; 9. Oklahoma 256.00; 10. South Florida 263.00. Other SEC: 12. Tennessee 272.00; 15. South Carolina 280.33; 22. Vanderbilt 288.33; 24. Mississippi 290.00; 40. Louisiana State 322.50; 59. Kentucky 354.80; 67. Auburn 369.33; 71. Mississippi State 372.50; 75. Georgia 377.17; 95. Arkansas 398.60.

SCORING

1. Florida 6.40 points per game;
2. Nebraska 8.00; 3. Oklahoma 8.40; 4. Southern California 8.60; 5. South Florida 9.40; 6. Penn State 10.17; 7. Ohio State 12.00; 8. Alabama 12.50; 9. Mississippi 13.00; 10. Cincinnati 13.80. Other SEC: 14. Louisiana State 14.50; 18. Vanderbilt 15.67; 30. South Carolina 18.33; 34. Tennessee 19.50; T78. Kentucky 26.80; T80. Mississippi State 27.00; T82. Auburn 27.17; 86. Arkansas 27.80; 100. Georgia 30.67.

PASSES INTERCEPTED

1. Southern Methodist 13; 2. Iowa 12; 3. Arizona State 11; T4. Cincinnati, Northwestern, Ohio State, Wyoming 10; T8. Alabama, Auburn, Louisiana State, Air Force, Boise State, Ohio, Colorado State, Toledo, UCLA, Wisconsin 9. Other SEC: T18. Vanderbilt 8; T30. Florida 7; T55. Mississippi, Mississippi State, Tennessee 5; T76. Georgia, Kentucky 4; T92. Arkansas, South Carolina 3.

PASS EFFICIENCY DEFENSE

1. Florida 78.32 rating points;
2. Alabama 85.26; 3. Nebraska 86.48; 4. Mississippi 86.81; 5. North Carolina 87.55; 6. Vanderbilt 88.98; 7. Iowa 89.31; 8. Southern California 90.01; 9. Oregon 91.34; 10. Boise State 93.91. Other SEC: 19. Tennessee 100.23; 21. Louisiana State 101.05; 30. Auburn 109.95; 36. South Carolina 112.73; 70. Kentucky 128.13; 88. Mississippi State 134.73; 92. Georgia 137.35; 102. Arkansas 142.42.

FUMBLES RECOVERED

T1. Air Force, Washington State 11; T3. Houston, Ohio 10; T5. San Jose State, South Florida, Syracuse 9; T8. 8 teams tied with 8; Other SEC: T16. Arkansas 7; T27. Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt 6; T49. Auburn, Mississippi State 5; T73. Alabama 4; T90. Kentucky, LSU 3; T105. Florida 2; T116. Georgia 1.

TURNOVERS GAINED

1. Air Force 20; T2. Iowa, Ohio, SMU 19; 5. Washington State 18; 6. Northwestern 17; T7. Arizona State, Oregon, Rutgers, South Florida, Wisconsin 16. Other SEC: T14. Auburn, Vanderbilt 14; T26. Alabama 13; T34. Louisiana State 12; T43. Mississippi, Tennessee 11; T59. Arkansas, Mississippi State 10; T77. Florida, South Carolina 9; T97. Kentucky 7; T113. Georgia 5.

TACKLES FOR LOSS

1. Cincinnati 10.00 per game; 2. Southern California 9.80; 3. North Carolina 9.33; 4. Penn State 9.00; T5. Arizona State, Oklahoma 8.80; 7. Tulsa 8.60; 8. Texas 8.40; T9. Rutgers, Nevada 8.20. Other SEC: T15. Arkansas 7.60; T28. Alabama 6.83; T34. Tennessee, Vanderbilt 6.67; T51. Mississippi, South Carolina 6.00; T59. Florida 5.80; T65. Georgia 5.50; T80. Auburn, Kentucky 5.00; T90. Mississippi State 4.67; T97. Louisiana State 4.50.

SACKS

T1. Cincinnati, Southern California 4.20 per game; 3. Pittsburgh 4.17; T4. California, Rutgers, Oklahoma 3.60; 7. Penn State 3.33; T8. Kansas, Texas A&M, Connecticut, Texas Christian 3.20. Other SEC: T20. Mississippi 2.80; T29. Alabama 2.50; T34. Florida 2.40; T40. South Carolina 2.33; T45. Kentucky 2.20; T48. Vanderbilt 2.17; T50. Arkansas 2.00; T63. Auburn, Georgia 1.83; T74. Tennessee 1.67; T101. Mississippi State 1.17; 114. Louisiana State 0.83.

FIRST DOWNS ALLOWED

1. Arizona State 11.80; T2. Florida, Texas Christian 12.40; 4. Alabama 12.83; 5. Air Force 13.33; 6. Connecticut 13.40; 7. Boise State 13.60; 8. Penn State 14.00; 9. North Carolina 14.17; 10. Oklahoma 14.20. Other SEC: 14. Tennessee 15.00; 18. Mississippi 15.40; T19. South Carolina 15.50; T24. Vanderbilt 15.67; T46. Kentucky 18.00; 48. Louisiana State 18.17; T59. Mississippi State 19.00; 69. Arkansas 19.40; 70. Georgia 19.50; T87. Auburn 20.33.

THIRD-DOWN PERCENTAGE DEFENSE

1. Texas 20.83 percent; 2. Mississippi 22.89; 3. Utah 23.44; 4. Alabama 24.05; 5. Florida 26.03; 6. Arizona State 27.54; 7. Virginia Tech 27.66; T8. Air Force, Virginia 28.57; 10. Texas Christian 28.95. Other SEC: 18. Vanderbilt 31.00; 24. Tennessee 32.56; 35. Georgia 34.52; 41. Arkansas 35.62; T55. Mississippi State 37.50; 60. South Carolina 37.93; T64. Auburn 38.64; 77. Kentucky 40.28; 88. Louisiana State 41.84.

FOURTH-DOWN PERCENTAGE DEFENSE

1. Central Michigan 11.11 percent; T2. Buffalo, San Diego State, UNLV 14.29; T5. Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Northern Illinois, Wyoming, Brigham Young, Fresno State, Memphis, UCF, Washington 20.00. Other SEC: 26. Florida 30.00; 27. South Carolina 30.77; T28. Mississippi State 33.33; T37. Louisiana State 38.46; T43. Alabama 41.67; T53. Auburn, Vanderbilt 50.00; T75. Kentucky 57.14; T88. Georgia 62.50; T94. Mississippi 63.64.

RED ZONE DEFENSE

Drives/Scores TD/FG Pct.


1. Oklahoma 9/5 5/0 0.56

2. South Florida 12/7 4/3 0.58

3. Pittsburgh 16/10 8/2 0.63

4. Notre Dame 17/11 9/2 0.65

T5. Mississippi 21/14 4/10 0.67

T5. Arkansas 15/10 6/4 0.67


Other SEC:

T14. Louisiana St. 17/12 7/5 0.71

T29. Alabama 8/6 4/2 0.75

T29. Florida 8/6 2/4 0.75

T50. Kentucky 20/16 11/5 0.80

T57. Miss. State 21/17 14/3 0.81

T64. South Carolina 17/14 9/5 0.82

T84. Georgia 24/21 11/10 0.88

T97. Tennessee 20/18 7/11 0.90

T105. Vanderbilt 14/13 7/6 0.93

T116. Auburn 23/22 14/8 0.96

SPECIAL TEAMS/OTHERS

NET PUNTING


1. Georgia 44.00; 2. Missouri 43.60; 3. Michigan 41.88; 4. Iowa State 41.86; 5. Oklahoma State 41.63; 6. UCLA 41.26; 7. Boise State 40.67; 8. Troy 40.59; 9. San Diego State 40.48; T10. West Virginia, Rice, Brigham Young 40.00. Other SEC: 36. Louisiana State 37.35; 50. South Carolina 36.78; 66. Florida 35.82; 72. Mississippi State 35.26; 75. Tennessee 34.79; 81. Mississippi 34.46; T82. Auburn 34.41; 87. Arkansas 34.15; 96. Kentucky 33.48; 105. Alabama 32.85; 109. Vanderbilt 32.05;

PUNT RETURNS

1. Georgia Tech 26.71 average return. Other SEC: 14. Alabama 16.11; 23. Louisiana State 13.73; 27. Mississippi State 12.63; 47. Kentucky 10.45; 51. Mississippi 9.82; 70. Tennessee 8.38; 74. South Carolina 7.89; 85. Georgia 6.64; 107. Auburn 4.17; 109. Florida 3.93; 110. Vanderbilt 3.63; 112. Arkansas 3.25.

PUNT RETURN YARDAGE DEFENSE

1. Florida Atlantic -4.00 yards per return; 2. UCF -0.67; 3. Oklahoma -0.40; 4. Florida 0.00; 5. Temple 0.33; 6. Missouri 0.88; 7. Troy 1.27; 8. Iowa State 1.29; 9. Oregon State 1.33; 10. Brigham Young 2.20. Other SEC: 40. Kentucky 7.00; 46. Louisiana State 7.50; 58. Tennessee 8.60; 63. Mississippi 9.00; 73. Alabama 9.73; 79. Vanderbilt 10.37; 86. Georgia 11.64; 87. Arkansas 11.67; T95. Auburn, Mississippi State 13.00; T100. South Carolina 14.00.

KICKOFF RETURNS

1. Texas 34.64 yards per return; 2. Stanford 33.47; 3. Florida 32.82; 4. Arkansas 32.32; 8.59; 8. Ohio State 28.18; T9. UCF, Louisville 28.00. Other SEC: 15. Kentucky 26.70; 21. Mississippi State 25.52; 30. Vanderbilt 24.39; 46. South Carolina 23.46; 49. Alabama 23.00; 51. Georgia 22.85; 55. Auburn 22.41; 57. Mississippi 22.12; 60. Tennessee 21.80; 94. Louisiana State 19.76.

KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE DEFENSE

1. Kent State 14.21 yards per return; 2. Louisiana State 16.07; 3. Rutgers 16.14; 4. Colorado 16.17; 5. Boston College 16.44; 6. Arkansas State 16.94; 7. Western Kentucky 17.08; 8. Florida 17.44; 9. UCF 17.68; 10. Western Michigan 17.83. Other SEC: 28. Vanderbilt 19.41; 39. Mississippi 19.77; 55. Arkansas 20.94; 59. Mississippi State 21.10; 105. Alabama 24.97; 106. Auburn 25.18; 107. Kentucky 25.38; 108. South Carolina 25.39; 115. Georgia 27.05; 117. Tennessee 28.00.

TURNOVER MARGIN

Fum/Int/T FumL/IntL/TL Margin


1. Air Force 11-9-20 3-1-4 2.67

2. Rutgers 8-8-16 1-3-4 2.40

T3. Cincinnati 1-10-11 0-3-3 1.60

T3. Northern Illinois 7-5-12 3-1-4 1.60

T5. Alabama 4-9-13 3-1-4 1.50

T5. Iowa 7-12-19 2-8-10 1.50

T5. Wyoming 4-10-14 4-1-5 1.50

T8. Arizona State 5-11-16 4-5-9 1.40

T8. South Florida 9-7-16 5-4-9 1.40

Other SEC:

T13. Louisiana St. 3-9-12 2-3-5 1.17

T15. Auburn 5-9-14 6-2-8 1.00

T22. Vanderbilt 6-8-14 3-6-9 0.83

T40. Arkansas 7-3-10 3-4-7 0.60

T47. Florida 2-7-9 5-2-7 0.40

T54. South Carolina 6-3-9 4-3-7 0.33

T76. Tennessee 6-5-11 4-9-13 -0.33

T82. Kentucky 3-4-7 3-6-9 -0.40

T93. Mississippi 6-5-11 5-9-14 -0.60

T109. Miss. St. 5-5-10 10-8-18 -1.33

118. Georgia 1-4-5 8-8-16 -1.83

FEWEST PENALTIES PER GAME

1. Navy 3.33 per game/28.50 yards per game; 2. Connecticut 3.40/24.20; 3. Louisiana-Lafayette 3.60/34.00; 4. Penn State 3.83/29.33; T5. California 4.00/36.00, Cincinnati 4.00/41.00 and Louisiana Tech 4.00/41.40; T8. Tennesee 4.17/31.83 and Western Michigan 4.17/41.67; 10. Houston 4.20/40.40. Other SEC: T30. Mississippi 5.60/49.40; T36. Louisiana State 5.67/47.00; T42. Alabama 6.00/50.00; T57. Auburn 6.33/56.83; T66. Mississippi State 6.67/65.17; T68. Florida 6.80/51.00 and Kentucky 6.80/61.60; T72. South Carolina 7.00/63.00; 93. Vanderbilt 7.67/56.33; T105. Arkansas 8.40/71.00; 116. Georgia 9.50/75.33.

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