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2016 Team Speed Kills SEC Football Power Rankings: THANKSGIVING EDITION

Giving thanks... and votes!

NCAA Football: Alabama A&M at Auburn Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to the latest edition of TSK’s Power Rankings.

We received 15 ballots this week including those from the following SBN blogs:

Roll ‘Bama Roll

Rock M Nation

Garnet & Black Attack

Rocky Top Talk

Good Bull Hunting

In addition, we received comments from Rocky Top Talk’s Stuart Turner.


14. Missouri Tigers

(Score: 14; Last Place Votes: 15; Last Week: 13)

“It truly never ends in CoMO, does it?” -- Chris Novak

“Other Other Tigers fans should sue Gary Pinkel for the rights to "We Do What We Do" that he apparently took with him into retirement.” -- Rocky Top Talk

13. Mississippi State Bulldogs

(Score: 12.8; Highest Vote: 11; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 12)

12. Vanderbilt Commodores

(Score: 11.4; Highest Vote: 9; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 14)

11. South Carolina Gamecocks

(Score: 11.2; Highest Vote: 10; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 11)

10. Ole Miss Rebels

(Score: 10.53; Highest Vote: 6; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 8)

9. Kentucky Wildcats

(Score: 9.73; Highest Vote: 8; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 10)

8. Georgia Bulldogs

(Score: 8.47; Highest Vote: 7; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 7)

7. Arkansas Razorbacks

(Score: 7; Highest Vote: 5; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 9)

6. Tennessee Volunteers

(Score: 6.26; Highest Vote: 2; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 6)

“Hopefully they hang a banner for being ‘Champions of LIFE’. It IS a tough board game.” -- Christopher Novak

“The Vols are putting up basketball scores against SEC opponents with a combination of awesome offense and stunningly inept defense.” -- Rocky Top Talk

5. Texas A&M Aggies

(Score: 5.86; Highest Vote: 4; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 4)

4. LSU Tigers

(Score: 4.4; Highest Vote: 3; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 2)

3. Auburn Tigers

(Score: 3.73; Highest vote: 2; Lowest Vote: 14; Last Week: 3)

“Nice moment for Jeremy Johnson on Saturday. Seriously.” -- Chris Novak

2. Florida Gators

(Score: 2.67; Highest Vote: 2; Lowest vote: 6; Last Week: 4)

“McElwain is winning the games that got Muschamp fired, but shouldn't it be more fun to watch the Gators? It's a shame to see the home of the Fun N' Gun and Percy Harvin reduced to trotting out Purdue leftovers and slow running backs.” -- Rocky Top Talk

“Facing Dalvin Cook and the Alabama rushing attack in back-to-back weeks is a hell of a bear.” -- Chris Novak

1. Alabama Crimson Tide (15)

(Score: 1; First-Place Votes: 15; Last Week: 1)

“Sure was a good comeback win for the Tide on Saturday. Really shows the heart this team has.” -- Chris Novak