Week 1 of the college football season kicked off on Thursday night and concluded on Sunday night for the SEC. Overall, the conference finished the weekend with an 11-3 record, with all three losses coming against ranked opponents.
Several programs picked up where they left off in the 2022 season while others struggled to find their footing. Nonetheless, there is still plenty of time to pick up steam and continue to improve. The SEC is often regarded as the toughest conference to play in and things will only get tougher as the season progresses.
Roll Tide Wire breaks down its SEC football power rankings heading into Week 2 of the 2023 season.
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Week 1 ranking: No. 14
Vanderbilt has gotten off to a good start in 2023. The Commodores knocked off Hawaii in Week 0 and defeated Alabama A&M in Week 1. Clark Lea’s squad is on the right track and looks to be an improved team from a season ago. The ‘Dores will travel to Winston-Salem to take on Wake Forest in Week 2, its first true test of the season.
Florida Gators (0-1)
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Week 1 ranking: No. 10
A lot of people were skeptical as to how the season would start for Florida. Their skepticism was answered on Thursday night. The Gators fell 24-11 to No. 14 Utah. Although the score indicates a close game, it was far from it. Florida struggled to get anything going on offense and could not stop the Utes offense. Florida will look to bounce back in Week 2. The Gators will play host to McNeese State.
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Week 1 ranking: No. 12
Missouri took care of business in Week 1 with a 35-10 win over FCS opponent, South Dakota. The Tigers looked good on both sides of the ball in their season opener. Missouri was a team that looked poised to make big strides in 2023. Only time will…
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Publish date : 2023-09-04 14:46:03
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