SEC power rankings after Week 4: Georgia struggles, Alabama rolls, Vols get big win

Things started to heat up in Week 4 in the Southeastern Conference as league play saw big-time matchups.

The Tennessee Volunteers beat the Florida Gators in an exciting game in Knoxville.

Texas A&M regained momentum with a win over Arkansas after a wild missed field goal. Luck was on Auburn’s side,

and the Tigers used overtime to beat Missouri. Alabama destroyed Vanderbilt, Mississippi State won big over Bowling Green and LSU handled New Mexico.

But things were ugly for a few teams against inferior opponents.

Georgia struggled against Kent State but advanced to 4-0 after a 39-22 win, Kentucky let Northern Illinois hang around in Lexington,

UNC Charlotte gave South Carolina a tough time in the first half before the Gamecocks pulled away

 and Ole Miss was held scoreless in the second half in an eight-point win over Tulsa.

Here are my SEC power rankings following Week 4:

14. Vanderbilt Record: 3-2 Week 4 result: Lost to Alabama 55-3 Last week’s ranking: 14

13. South Carolina Record: 2-2 Week 4 result: Beat UNC Charlotte 56-20 Last week’s ranking: 12

12. Missouri Record: 2-2 Week 4 result: Lost to Auburn 17-14 (OT) Last week’s ranking: 13

11. Auburn Record: 3-1 Week 4 result: Beat Missouri 17-14 (OT) Last week’s ranking: 11

10. Mississippi State Record: 3-1 Week 4 result: Beat Bowling Green 45-14 Last week’s ranking: 10

9. Florida Record: 2-2 Week 4 result: Lost to Tennessee 38-33 Last week’s ranking: 8

8. LSU Record: 3-1 Week 4 result: Beat New Mexico 38-0 Last week’s ranking: 9

7. Ole Miss Record: 4-0 Week 4 result: Beat Tulsa 35-27 Last week’s ranking: 6

6. Arkansas Record: 3-1 Week 4 result: Lost to Texas A&M 23-21 Last week’s ranking: 5

5. Texas A&M Record: 3-1 Week 4 result: Beat Arkansas 23-21 Last week’s ranking: 7

4. Kentucky Record: 4-0 Week 4 result: Beat Northern Illinois 31-23 Last week’s ranking: 4

3. Tennessee Record: 4-0 Week 4 result: Beat Florida 38-33 Last week’s ranking: 3

2. Georgia Record: 4-0 Week 4 result: Beat Kent State 39-22 Last week’s ranking: 1

1. Alabama Record: 4-0 Week 4 result: Beat Vanderbilt 55-3 Last week’s ranking: 2

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