2014 SEC Roundup – Week 8

    Oct. 18 Georgia 45, at Arkansas 32 And You Care Because … Arkansas took a 6-0 lead on a one-yard Alex Collins run, but that would be the best thing that

    October 20, 2014

    Oct. 18 Georgia 45, at Arkansas 32 
    And You Care Because … Arkansas took a 6-0 lead on a one-yard Alex Collins run, but that would be the best thing that would happen to the Hogs all day. The extra point was blocked, and then it was all Georgia as Nick Chubb and the offense ran all over the Hogs on the way to a 38-6 first half lead. Chubb tore off runs from 43 and three yards for scores, and Hutson Mason ran for a score and found Michael Bennett for a seven-yard touchdown. But it was a 54-yard Dominick Sanders fumble return for a touchdown that really put the game away – and the Bulldogs would need the points. Arkansas kept on fighting, and while the game was well out of reach, Brandon Allen threw three touchdown passes and Alex Collins ran for a six-yard touchdown to pull within 13, but it was way too late. Mason’s 46-yard touchdown pass to Chris Conley in the fourth kept the Bulldogs comfortably ahead. 
    What Else? Georgia RB Nick Chubb ran 30 times for 202 yards and two touchdowns 
    – Arkansas QB Brandon Allen completed 28-of-45 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns with two picks 
    – Turnovers: Arkansas 4 – Georgia 0 
    – Rushing yards: Georgia 207 – Arkansas 126 
    Game Rating: C-

    Oct. 18 at Alabama 59, Texas A&M 0 
    And You Care Because … In an utterly dominant performance, Alabama held Texas A&M to just 172 yards of total offense and exploded offensively with 45 first half points. Blake Sims threw three touchdown passes and ran for a 43-yard score, and Amari Cooper caught scoring passes from 45 and 24 yards out. T.J. Yeldon added two rushing touchdowns. 
    What Else? Alabama QB Blake Sims completed 16-of-27 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns and ran four times for 54 yards and a score 
    – Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill completed 17-of-26 passes for 138 yards and an interception 
    – Alabama WR Amari Cooper caught eight passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns 
    – Rushing yards: Alabama 298 and 4 touchdowns – Texas A&M 31 
    Game Rating: D

    Oct. 18 at Ole Miss 34, Tennessee 3 
    And You Care Because … It wasn’t always pretty, but after getting down 3-0, Ole Miss rolled with Bo Wallace throwing two touchdown passes and Jaylen Walton running for a seven-yard score. Tennessee only managed a 27-yard Aaron Medley field goal early and was shut down the rest of the way, turning it over four times and finishing with just 191 yards. Gary Wunderlich hit two field goals for the Rebels, and Mark Dodson ran for an eight-yard score. 
    What Else? Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace completed 13-of-28 passes for 199 yards and two scores, and ran 17 times for 33 yards 
    – Tennessee QB Justin Worley completed 19-of-34 passes for 191 yards and three interceptions, with Senquez Golson picking off two of them. 
    – Ole Miss WR Vince Sanders caught four passes for 108 yards and a touchdown 
    – Tennessee rushing: 28 carries, no yards 
    Game Rating: D+ 

    Oct. 18 Missouri 42, at Florida 13 
    And You Care Because … It was the Marcus Murphy show as the Mizzou running back returned the opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown, ran for a five-yard score, and returned a punt 83 yards for a touchdown as Missouri blew out to a 42-0 lead. The Missouri offense only generated 119 yards, but it didn’t need to do much thanks to a defense that forced six turnovers and for a 21-yard Markus Golden fumble return for a touchdown and a 46-yard interception return for a score from Darvin Ruise. In garbage time, Treon Harris threw a five-yard scoring pass to Tevin Westbrook and ran for a three-yard touchdown. 
    What Else? Penalties: Missouri 11 for 74 yards – Florida 3 for 39 yards 
    – Missouri RB Marcus Murphy ran eight times for 27 yards and a touchdown, returned four punts for 101 yards and a touchdown, and returned one kickoff 96 yards and a touchdown 
    – Florida QB Jeff Driskel completed 7-of-19 passes for 50 yards and two picks, Treon Harris completed 8-of-12 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown with an interception 
    – Missouri QB Maty Mauk completed 6-of-18 passes for 20 yards with an interception, and led the team with 38 yards on seven carries 
    Game Rating: D

    Oct. 18 at South Carolina 41, Furman 10 
    And You Care Because … Furman’s Hank McCloud tied the game at seven in the first quarter on a 60-yard run, but it was all South Carolina the rest of the way as Dylan Thompson threw two touchdown passes and Mike Davis ran for two short scores. Furman only managed a 29-yard Hunter Townes field goal in the second half – the Gamecocks were never threatened. 
    What Else? Total yards: South Carolina 548 – Furman 302 
    – South Carolina QB Dylan Thompson completed 14-of-22 passes for 262 yards and two scores 
    – South Carolina RB Mike Davis ran 18 times for 111 yards and two touchdowns and caught a pass for 24 yards 
    – Furman RB Hank McCloud ran 13 times for 196 yards and a touchdown 
    Game Rating: D

    Oct. 18 at LSU 41, Kentucky 3 
    And You Care Because … LSU never let this get interesting as Leonard Fournette ran for a one-yard score and Tre’Davious White returned a punt 67 yards for a score on the way to a 17-0 lead. Terrence Magee ran for two third quarter touchdowns and Travin Dural caught a 32-yard touchdown pass in the rout. Kentucky only managed a 33-yard Austin MacGinnis field goal and 217 yards of total offense. 
    What Else? LSU RB Terrence Magee ran nine times for 127 yards and two touchdowns, and led the team with 44 receiving yards on three carries 
    – Kentucky ran 27 times for 71 yards – LSU ran 51 times for 303 yards and three touchdowns 
    – Penalties: LSU 10 for 80 yards – Kentucky 5 for 55 yards 
    – LSU QB Anthony Jennings completed 7-of-14 passes for 120 yards and a score 
    Game Rating: D-

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