Nov 22, 2012

SEC Week 13 Preview

After three home games, No. 7 LSU (9-2, 5-2 SEC) hits the road to visit Arkansas (4-7, 2-5 SEC). The Tigers won last year against the Razorbacks but the home team has won each of the last four meetings.

With a close loss last week to Syracuse, Missouri (5-6, 2-5 SEC) will travel to No. 9 Texas A&M (9-2, 5-2 SEC) for their first game as SEC foes. The Tigers have a three-game winning streak against the Aggies in Big 12 play dating back to 2007.

Tennessee (4-7, 0-7 SEC) hopes to win at home this weekend as they host Kentucky (2-9, 0-7 SEC). The Vols have dominated this series since 1985 but Kentucky won last year 10-7. This matchup will be particularly interesting as both teams have announced a coaching change.

No. 2 Alabama (10-1, 6-1 SEC) will host Auburn (3-8, 0-7 SEC) in the Iron Bowl in Tuscaloosa. This long time rivalry began in 1893, where the Crimson Tide has a record of 41-34-1.

After coming off of a win against Arkansas, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) travels to Ole Miss (5-6, 2-5 SEC) for the Egg Bowl. The Bulldogs hope to hold onto its
three-game streak against the Rebels.

In non-conference action, No. 4 Florida (10-1, 7-1 SEC) takes on No. 10 Florida State (10-1, 7-1 ACC). The Gators will try to get back to their winning ways against the Seminoles. They h ave lost the last two games against FSU after previously wining six straight.

No. 3 Georgia (10-1, 7-1 SEC) hosts Georgia Tech (4-6, 2-4 SEC). The Bulldogs’ only loss to the Yellow Jackets in the last 11 years came in 2008.

Another SEC-ACC match-up this week is between No. 12 South Carolina (9-2, 6-2 SEC) and No. 11 Clemson (10-1, 7-1 ACC). The Gamecocks’ own BCS hopes are slim, but they can spoil the Tigers’ hopes for an at-large berth with a win.

Vanderbilt (7-4, 5-3 SEC) travels to Wake Forest (5-6, 3-5 ACC) this week. The
Commodores have only faced the Demon Decons fourteen times since 1964, with
a record of 8-6.

SIGN UP
FOR ALERTS

Keep up to date with all of the news from the Citrus Bowl including event information, presale opportunities and more.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.