- Mac Jones, No. 1 Alabama dominate Arkansas without Tua, 48-7
- Burrow’s 321 yards helps No. 2 LSU down No. 9 Auburn, 23-20
- Mond accounts for 5 TDs as Texas A&M beats Mississippi State, 49-30
- Tennessee beats South Carolina without Maurer, 41-21
- Bowden, Kentucky have no trouble in the rain, beat Missouri, 29-7
SEC Players of the Week
Tennessee receiver Jauan Jennings and Kentucky quarterback Lynn Bowden, Jr., share this week’s SEC Offensive Player of the Week honor, while LSU safety Jacoby Stevens and Tennessee linebacker Daniel Bituli share Defensive Player of the Week recognition. Jennings led the Volunteers with a career-high 172 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-21 win over South Carolina and Bowden ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns as the Wildcats handled a downpour throughout the night to top Missouri, 29-7. Stevens led LSU with 10 tackles as the Tigers held ninth-ranked Auburn to just 287 total yards in a critical 23-20 SEC triumph. Bituli, meanwhile, piled up 15 tackles and blocked a punt that he returned for a touchdown in the Vols’ win.
Sugar Bowl Projections
Allstate Sugar Bowl, January 1, 2020
ESPN (Kyle Bonagura): Oklahoma vs. Georgia (replaces Baylor vs. LSU)
ESPN (Mark Schlabach): Oklahoma vs. Florida (replaces Baylor vs. LSU)
CBS Sports (Jerry Palm): Georgia vs. Oklahoma (replaces LSU vs. Baylor)
Sporting News (Bill Bender): Florida vs. Oklahoma (replaces LSU vs. Baylor)
247Sports (Brad Crawford): Georgia vs. Oklahoma (replaces Baylor vs. Florida)
Saturday Down South (Jim Tomlin): Florida vs. Oklahoma (Oklahoma replaces Texas)
College Football News (Pete Fiutak): Georgia vs. Oklahoma (Oklahoma replaces Texas)
All-American (Stewart Mandel): Oklahoma vs. Florida (no change)
The Stadium (Brett McMurphy): Baylor vs. Alabama (Baylor replaces Texas)
Orlando Sentinel (Brant Parsons): Florida vs. Oklahoma (replaces Georgia vs. Texas)
Sports Illustrated (Michael Shapiro): Georgia vs. Oklahoma (replaces LSU vs. Baylor)
USA Today (Erick Smith): Oklahoma vs. Georgia (replaces Baylor vs. LSU)
Manning Award Stars of the Week
While 30 quarterbacks are on the Manning Award Watch List, every quarterback in the country remains eligible for the honor. Below are our selections for the top eight quarterback performances of the past week. Click below to be directed to Facebook to vote.
Max Duggan, TCU (19-of-27, 273 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT, QBR: 87.5)
Duggan, who also rushes for 72 yards, breaks a 20-20 tie with a 44-yard third-quarter TD pass and clinches the victory with an 11-yard TD run with two minutes to go in a 37-27 upset of No. 15 Texas in Big 12 play.
Johnny Langan, Rutgers (15-of-21, 192 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 91.6)
Langan, who becomes the first Rutgers QB to rush for 100 yards (118 and a touchdown) since 1961, also throws his first two career TD passes to lead the Scarlet Knights to a 44-34 win over Liberty.
Cole McDonald, Hawaii (17-of-30, 237 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT, QBR: 89.6)
McDonald also runs for a career-high 140 yards (the most by a Hawaii QB since 1995) and two touchdowns to lead the Rainbow Warriors to a 45-31 MW road win over New Mexico.
Kellen Mond, Texas A&M (17-of-23, 234 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 97.7)
Mond, who also runs for 76 yards and two touchdowns, has a season-best five TDs in a 49-30 SEC win over Mississippi State.
Peyton Ramsey, Indiana (27-of-40, 351 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT, QBR: 90.9)
Ramsey tallies a career-high for passing yards to lead the Hoosiers to bowl eligibility for the first time since 2016 with a 38-31 Big Ten road win over Nebraska.
Chris Reynolds, Charlotte (24-of-32, 336 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 92.8)
Reynolds, who also rushes for a touchdown, throws a pair of fourth-quarter TD passes, including the go-ahead score with 18 seconds to go in a 39-38 C-USA win over North Texas.
Carter Stanley, Kansas (26-of-37, 415 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT, QBR: 88.7)
Stanley, who also runs for a touchdown, sets a career-high for passing yards as he helps the Jayhawks erase a 17-point deficit in a 37-34 Big 12 win over Texas Tech.
Skylar Thompson, Kansas State (18-of-28, 213 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 90.9)
Thompson rushes for a career-high four touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a shocking upset of No. 5 Oklahoma, 48-41, in Big 12 action.