Week 4 Review

We’re 34-7 after four weeks…

1) Alabama 42, Florida 21 [Prediction: Alabama 20, Florida 10]

  • Pre-game: “Both teams will face the best defenses they’ve seen all season.”
  • Post-game: Uh, well, only one could actually say that and that team’s defense gave up a school-record amount of offense.

2) Georgia 66, Troy 0 [Georgia 45, Troy 17]

  • Pre-game: “The Dawgs look to rebound with a win over struggling Troy.”
  • Post-game: Yawn.

3) Indiana 31, Missouri 27 [Missouri 49, Indiana 34]

  • Pre-game: “The Tigers win a shootout.”
  • Post-game:  Not so fast, my friend.

4) South Carolina 48, Vanderbilt 34 [South Carolina 31, Vanderbilt 14]

  • Pre-game: “No hangover for the ‘Cocks; they suffered their’s in week one.”
  • Post-game:  The Gamecocks pulled away late for their third win.

5) Arkansas 52, Northern Illinois 14 [Arkansas 35, Northern Illinois 24]

  • Pre-game: “You do not want to play Northern Illinois in a non-conference game.”
  • Post-game:  But if you do, it feels good to beat them.

6) Auburn 20, Kansas State 14 [Auburn 37, Kansas State 25]

  • Pre-game: “The Wildcats don’t have enough horses to hang with Auburn.”
  • Post-game:  Wrong.  K-State hung tough and kept Auburn’s run game in check.

7) Mississippi State 34, LSU 29 [LSU 27, Mississippi State 17]

  • Pre-game: “The SEC West starts to sort itself out.”
  • Post-game:  Big upset number two of the SEC season as the West does indeed start to sort itself out.

8) Texas A&M 58, SMU 6 [Texas A&M 71, SMU 6]

  • Pre-game: “The Aggies beat their third Texas opponent in a row.”
  • Post-game: Yawn, part two.
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