Neil Whites thoroughly unscientific weekly rankings of the SEC and ACC.
1. ALABAMA (5-0)
Tide gets a week off after rolling over first part of schedule.
2. FLORIDA STATE (5-0)
Noles leave Florida for first ACC road trip against N.C. State.
3. LSU (5-0)
After two ho-hum weeks, Tigers head for showdown in The Swamp.
4. GEORGIA (5-0)
Prolific offense will get a test against a big and fast USC defense.
5. SOUTH CAROLINA (5-0)
Exhibition season ends with Bulldogs coming to Williams-Brice.
6. FLORIDA (4-0)
Gators fasted last week in order to take a big chomp out of LSU.
7. CLEMSON (4-1)
Stingless Yellow Jackets buzz into town; Tigers get out swatter.
8. MISSISSIPPI STATE (4-0)
Bulldogs should stay unbeaten with a trip to the Bluegrass State.
9. TEXAS A&M (3-1)
Aggies head to Ole Miss for first SEC road trip in school history.
10. MIAMI, FLA. (4-1)
Canes head out to play Notre Dame, a kinda, sorta future ACC team.
11. TENNESSEE (3-2)
Hung tough against Georgia, but Vols came up short before bye week.
12. MISSOURI (3-2)
Tigers eyeball first SEC win with Vanderbilt coming to town.
13. N.C. STATE (3-2)
Shootout loss to Miami could be repeated with FSU arriving.
14. NORTH CAROLINA (3-2)
Game against Virginia Tech is Little-Better-Than-Average Bowl.
15. OLE MISS (3-2)
After battling Alabama, playing A&M may feel like a break.
16. VIRGINIA TECH (3-2)
Wasnt this team supposed to be much better than its playing?
17. AUBURN (1-3)
Good news for Auburn fans: The Quittin Razorbacks are up next.
18. DUKE (4-1)
How about those Dukies? No reason they cant keep it going in ACC.
19. MARYLAND (2-2)
Game against Wake Forest is Little-Worse-Than-Average Bowl.
20. GEORGIA TECH (2-3)
Getting trucked by Middle Tennessee doesnt bode well for GT.
21. WAKE FOREST (3-2)
Deacons lost to Duke, but the Devils made them do it.
22. VANDERBILT (1-3)
Its time for Commodores to show they can beat an FBS team.
23. VIRGINIA (2-3)
After winning first two games, Cavs have lost three straight.
24. BOSTON COLLEGE (1-3)
Eagles march toward victory against a winless Army team.
25. KENTUCKY (1-4)
Wildcats played one good half last week but couldnt play two.
26. ARKANSAS (1-4)
Hogs gave up 51 unanswered points last week. Holy cow.