Sunday, January 29, 2023

SEC Power Rankings: Football Season Is Nearly Upon Us

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The season will be shortly upon us and so will the evaluations once the results are in and the favorites and underdogs have an opportunity to showcase their strengths.

The quarterback position is clearly a team’s strength or weakness and the 2016 Ole Miss Rebels will be a factor in every game this season simply because of Chad Kelly.

Here’s a look at the season openers with the marquee game in Orlando with our Ole Miss Rebels taking on Phil Steele’s number one team in America…Florida State.

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Here is a schedule of SEC football games for September 1 to 5, 2016.

Thursday, September 1
South Carolina at Vanderbilt – 7:00 p.m. CT

Saturday, September 3
Missouri at West Virginia – 11:00 a.m. CT
Southern Alabama at Mississippi State – 11:00 a.m. CT
UCLA at Texas A&M – 2:30 p.m. CT
LSU vs. Wisconsin in Green Bay, Wisconsin – 2:30 p.m. CT
Lousiana Tech at Arkansas – 3:00 p.m. CT
Georgia vs. North Carolina in Atlanta, Georgia – 5:30 p.m. CT
Alabama vs. USC in Arlington, Texas – 7:00 p.m. CT
Appalachian State at Tennessee – 7:30 p.m. CT
Southern Mississippi at Kentucky – 7:30 p.m. CT
University of Massachusetts at Florida – 7:30 p.m. CT
Clemson at Auburn – 8:00 p.m. CT

Monday, September 5
Ole Miss at Florida State in Orlando, Florida – 7:00 p.m. CT

There are two games of special interest from our viewpoint on September 10. They are Arkansas at TCU and Tennessee vs. VA Tech in Bristol.

Next week we will analyze the Florida State opener. You may be quite surprised with our prediction!

Steve Vassallo

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