Alabama crushed Texas A&M (again). Once relevant, this series sits firmly in the Crimson Tide’s corner.
Ole Miss landed the first win of the Lane Kiffin era by topping Kentucky in overtime. Already, you can see how the Rebels’ offense will cause trouble in the SEC.
And in the biggest game of the week, Georgia beat Auburn to solidify its place in the College Football Playoff race.
The second weekend of the SEC season was a revealing one. What’s clear: Alabama, Florida and Georgia are the teams to beat. After two games, here’s an updated look at the conference power rankings.
1. Alabama (Last week: No. 1)
The Crimson Tide don’t budge from atop the list after a 52-24 win against Texas A&M paced by quarterback Mac Jones, who had three touchdown passes of at least 60 yards. Aided by an explosive receiver corps, Jones has gone from a question mark heading into the preseason to a part of the Heisman Trophy race.
2. Georgia (No. 3)
Sluggish in a win against Arkansas to kick off the year, Georgia put together a more complete performance to beat Auburn 27-6 and climb into second place behind Alabama. The Bulldogs controlled the line of scrimmage and protected quarterback Stetson Bennett, who threw for 240 yards.
Georgia defensive back Mark Webb intercepts a pass in front of Auburn wide receiver Anthony Schwartz during the second half at Sanford Stadium. (Photo: Dale Zanine, USA TODAY Sports)
3. Florida (No. 2)
Florida’s rebuild on offense is complete. The Gators have a pair of Heisman Trophy contenders in quarterback Kyle Trask, who threw for another four touchdowns in a 38-24 win against South Carolina, and tight end Kyle Pitts, who now has six scoring grabs through two