Now I know the SEC and respect it. I lived in Georgia for 5 years, SC for 4, Virginia for 4 and NC another 3. I get it. My parents went to UT (not the Austin variety) and my cousins went to Auburn and Alabama (made for interesting holidays). But no denying that THIS YEAR. They aren't what people made them out to be. At All.
Yes I know those who bleed SEC, it is a religion.. blah blah. Fanatics (who have never seen OU - Texas which has far more 2 teams in top 10 matchups then any SEC rivalry game) will cry foul. They will say something about how deep they are. But this is not a year of good SEC teams beating other good SEC teams. It is bad teams period beating so called good SEC teams.
Alabama is great no doubt. Georgia although at times look a bit vulnerable are very good BUT:
Auburn: Supposed to be one of those TOP SEC teams -- it was LSU's game to show they are for real. Well they beat an awful Miss State team by ONE point. Then lost to an Arkansas team that is god awful. No it isn't SEC depth. Arkansas beat Lousiana Monroe by 1 point. They lost 2 weeks ago to Texas by 42points. This team was 112th of 119 in scoring defense. Yet beat Auburn in Auburn.
Vanderbilt - the paper tiger Commodores. Lost to another woeful team. Mississipi State. We are not talking about good conference teams beating each other up. That is to be expected. This is a Mississippi State team that lost by 8 to Lousiana Tech. They also lost to an avg GT team by 31 points. That is a GT team that beat Garner Web by 3 yesterday. Just dreadful.
Florida looked great but then LSU stunk just as bad (losing that badly). Plus LSU win over Auburn does not look nearly as impressive now. But fact is UF lost to Ole Miss. Who at best is an average team.
With Tennessee this bad, Auburn shown as a poser, Vandy no past success and losing to awful Miss State exposes them as a paper tiger. LSU embarrassed to a team that lost to Ole Miss (yes an avg team but great teams win those).
HMMM at this point the SEC seems overrated