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FILE - The SEC logo is displayed on the field ahead of the Southeastern Conference championship football game between Alabama and Missouri on Dec. 5, 2014, in Atlanta. Southeastern Conference leaders will continue debating what to do with their football schedule when they meet in the Florida Panhandle starting Tuesday, May 30, 2023. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Around the SEC: Week 8

A lot of the top teams in the SEC showed us what they were made of this past week.

Crimson Comeback

No. 11 Alabama Crimson Tide and No. 17 Tennessee Volunteers faced off.

The Volunteers entered halftime with a 21-7 lead over the Crimson Tide. However, a scoreless second half for the Volunteers allowed Alabama to come back and finish the game with a 34-20 victory.

Jalen Milroe threw two touchdowns and had a total of 220 yards. Running back Jase McClellan ran for 115 yards and also had a touchdown in the victory. Jihaad Campbell even returned a fumble for a touchdown.

Missouri Keeps Moving

No. 20 Missouri Tigers cruised to a 34-12 victory over the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Quarterback Brady Cook threw for 198 yards and even rushed for 64 yards and a touchdown. Running back Cody Schrader ran for 159 yards and two touchdowns. The Tigers defense was able to intercept Spencer Rattler once and sack him six times. The Gamecocks went without any touchdowns and were only able to score from field goals.

The LSU Tigers also had a dominant 62-0 win over Army this weekend. Army quarterbacks Champ Harris and Larry Robinson combined for an underwhelming 42 total passing yards.

Jayden Daniels had 279 passing yards and three touchdowns while Garrett Nussmeier threw for 90 yards and a touchdown. The Tigers also had a total of 200 rushing yards. The Army offense also threw a total of three interceptions, fumbled the ball once, and suffered a sack against the Tiger defense.

Making History

The Ole Miss Rebels were able to beat the Auburn Tigers in a 28-21 final score, making it the first time the Rebels have won back-to-back games against the Tigers since the 1951-1952 season. Despite throwing an interception, Ole Miss quarterback Jaxson Dart threw for 202 yards and a touchdown, while also rushing for 44 yards and two touchdowns.

 

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