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Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin, left, and LSU coach Ed Orgeron meet after the Tigers' 54-39 win last year in College Station. 


1. Alabama (11-0, 7-0 SEC)

Last week: 1

Crimson Tide has won three straight Iron Bowls since Kick Six …

2. Auburn (9-2, 6-1)

Last week: 2

… But Tigers could win this year without the miracle play.

3. Georgia (10-1, 7-1)

Last week: 3

Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate (Ga. Tech) best rivalry name of them all.

4. Miss. State (8-3, 4-3)

Last week: 4

Breakfast in Starkville: win Egg Bowl, sip Citrus (Bowl) in Orlando.

5. LSU (8-3, 5-2)

Last week: 5

Tigers trying to close with record seventh straight win against Aggies.

6. South Carolina (8-3, 5-3)

Last week: 6

Gamecocks aim to spoil Clemson’s playoff hopes in the Palmetto Bowl.

7. Texas A&M (7-4, 4-3)

Last week: 8

LSU-A&M rivalry needs a name, too. The suggestion box is open.

8. Kentucky (7-4, 4-4)

Last week: 7

Commonwealth a red (Louisville) or blue (UK) state after Governor’s Cup?

9. Missouri (6-5, 3-4)

Last week: 9

Surprisingly this just ninth Mizzou-Arkansas meeting in Battle Line Rivalry.

10. Ole Miss (5-6, 2-5)

Last week: 10

Bowl-banned Rebels aim to scramble Dogs postseason plans in Egg Bowl.

11. Florida (4-6, 3-5)

Last week: 12

Gators have lost five straight in Sunshine Showdown with Florida State.

12. Arkansas (4-7, 1-6)

Last week: 11

Is this the end for boss Hog Bret Bielema?

The SEC L(east)

13 (tie). Tennessee (4-7, 0-7)

13 (tie). Vanderbilt (4-7, 0-7)

Last week: The same

Vols trying to avoid shame of a first eight-loss season. This series doesn’t have a name, either, but some Nashville songwriter could pen a sad ballad about this clunker.

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