Week 12 conference game recap

Of all the teams that could have defeated the Tennessee Volunteers, I didn’t think the South Carolina Gamecocks would be the ones to beat the Vols’ playoff coffin. Spencer Rattler finished the game 30-37 for 438 yards and six touchdowns as he led the Gamecocks to a 63-38 win.

That wasn’t the only Tennessee team to upset today, however. Hello Vanderbilt.

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The Commodores defeated Billy Napier and the Florida Gators in Nashville to win their second conference game of the season. Vandy has a chance of becoming bowlable next week if they can beat Tennessee.

Here’s a full rundown of how the league fared in Week 12.

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Jase McClellan and Jermaine Burton led the way as Alabama took care of business against Austin Peay. This was a good warm-up game for the Tide as they welcome the Auburn Tigers to town for the Iron Bowl next week.

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Will Rogers could do no wrong as he threw for 301 yards and five touchdowns against East Tennessee State. The Bulldogs defense played brilliantly and they will be prepared for Ole Miss.

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I don’t know what’s going on in College Station, Texas, but Texas A&M looks HORRIBLE. It’s like Jimbo got the contract extension and posted his career. If you’ve got a nearly $90 million buyout, I guess you can get away with these kinds of seasons.

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….who is this Vanderbilt team and what did they do to the Vanderbilt team that lost five games in a row? Don’t look now, but the Commodores have more SEC wins than Texas A&M this season and they can get a seat in a bowl game next week with a win over Tennessee.

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Georgia played one of its worst games of the season but still prevailed against the Wildcats. Survive and thrive is a saying used primarily during March Madness, but it applies to Georgia tonight.

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Cadillac Williams has made Auburn enjoy football again. For the past two weeks, Auburn has been looking better than it has all season. These guys are playing hard for their new coach and if they beat Alabama they’re going to make a bowl game.

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Tonight we saw the Spencer Rattler Show. 30-for-37, 438 yards and six touchdowns as the South Carolina Gamecocks demolished the Tennessee Volunteers in Columbia. With the defeat, the Vols’ playoff chances are gone. Beamerball is alive and well.

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Raheim Sanders ran the ball 24 times for 232 yards and three touchdowns to take the lead as the Razorbacks knocked out the No. 14 Ole Miss Rebels in Fayetteville. It’s been a tough few weeks for Lane Kiffin.

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Missouri is doing easy work with New Mexico State and now needs just one win to qualify for the bowl. Brady Cook had a great night for 251 yards and three touchdowns.

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LSU made it look easy against the UAB Blazers as the Tigers clinched a 41-10 win on Seniors night. LSU will finish the regular season on the road at College Station next week before playing Georgia for the SEC championship.