Around the SEC: LSU-Florida; UK injuries

jkendall@thestate.comOctober 4, 2012 

We will see a lot of folks trying to make a statement in their first game against elite competition Saturday in Columbia, but the Gamecocks and Bulldogs aren’t the only teams with “Prove It” games on the schedule. Florida’s offensive line will get its stiffest test of the year.

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Les Miles explains what he meant about a possible Tyrann Mathieu return in 2013, but, like with most Miles’ explanations, it didn’t help much.

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The name game will be played Saturday in Missouri as Vanderbilt coach James Franklin goes up against Tigers quarterback James Franklin. A cynic could call it the Not Quite As Good As We Thought Bowl, but we won’t there.

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Kentucky lost not just one player for the season against South Carolina, but two.

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Getting tired of the late starts in the SEC this year? The coaches are, too, it seems, although they’d never say a discouraging word about the TV networks that set the schedule.

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Missouri’s Sheldon Richardson is starting to live up the hype.

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