Can anyone in the SEC East stop Florida? Coming into the season, Georgia was the hands-down favorite to win its division and represent the SEC East in Atlanta. Six weeks into the season, all of those expectations have been shattered. Georgia already has two conference losses -- the latest one coming in Tennessee's comeback win on Saturday -- and the team standing undefeated in the SEC East is Florida. The Gators are essentially two games clear of everyone else in the division, holding the tiebreaker over one-loss Kentucky, and face just one team with a winning record in the conference (LSU). Can Georgia stay alive until the WLOCP, then spring an upset and use the tiebreaker to get the crown? Can Kentucky somehow win out and then hope to get some help somewhere along the road? Or is the East done?
How good is Alabama, really? The Tide ground out the win against Arkansas and eventually put some space between themselves and the Hogs, but their resume is continuing to look less than stellar. The big, season-opening win against Wisconsin? The Badgers' only Power 5 win since then is at Nebraska. And the other marquee win, the victory at Georgia, looks a good deal less impressive after the Bulldogs' face-plant in Knoxville. Is Alabama a paper tide that could be exposed as soon as this weekend, when they head to College Station? Or is Nick Saban's team still on track to play in Atlanta and perhaps get to the College Football Playoff for the second straight year?
What might the Nick Chubb injury mean? First of all, it goes without saying that everyone's thoughts and prayers are with the Georgia sophomore as he recovers from what appears to be a pretty nasty leg injury in the game against Tennessee. Everything else is secondary to Chubb's health and well-being. That said, the Bulldogs still have football games ahead of them. This weekend brings Missouri to Athens, followed by the WLOCP two weeks later, with games against Kentucky, at Auburn, against Georgia Southern and at Georgia Tech after that. Could Chubb's injury swing any of those games, or can Sony Michel and Co. fill in well enough to keep the Dawgs from slipping? And does Chubb's injury alter the dynamics of the Heisman Trophy race, perhaps by making it less likely that Leonard Fournette will have to share votes from the Southeast with another SEC player?
What is the most important game next weekend? There are two big-name match-ups, with Alabama traveling to College Station and Florida visiting LSU. Which game will go further in deciding the SEC West, the division that is most unsettled at this point? Is the Alabama-Texas A&M loser eliminated from contention in the SEC West?
Vanderbilt-South Carolina: Who you got? Forget all the good games that are on the docket this weekend; Vanderbilt and South Carolina are going to meet in a game that will likely decide the No. 14 spot in the SEC Power Poll for the rest of the season. The game is supposed to be played in Columbia, but that is obviously subject to change based on the weather conditions in South Carolina. Do you think that the fact that Vanderbilt has at least one functional unit allows the Commodores to get their first SEC win in nearly two years? Or does the Head Ball Coach do what he likely has to in order to avoid a winless season in the SEC?