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    The Sunday SEC Notes Package

    SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE FOOTBALL SUNDAY NOTES PACKAGE (Nov. 11, 2012)

    Results from Nov. 10 Games
    Florida 27, Louisiana-Lafayette 20 (86,482 at Gainesville)
    South Carolina 38, Arkansas 20 (78,772 at Columbia)
    Missouri 51, Tennessee 48 (4OT) (89,272 at Knoxville)
    Texas A&M 29, Alabama 24 (101,821 at Tuscaloosa)
    Georgia 38, Auburn 0 (86,146 at Auburn)
    LSU 37, Mississippi State 17 (92,831 at Baton Rouge)
    Vanderbilt 27, Ole Miss 26 (60,572 at Oxford)

    Top Performances from Nov. 10 Games
    Rushing

    153 yards (21 carries, 2 TDs) – Kendial Lawrence, Missouri vs. Tennessee
    116 yards (11 carries, 1 TD) – Todd Gurley, Georgia vs. Auburn
    105 yards (8 carries, 1 TD) – Keith Marshall, Georgia vs. Auburn

    Passing
    404 yards (37-of-54, 4 TDs, 0 INT) – Tyler Bray, Tennessee vs. Missouri
    403 yards (31-of-49, 1 TD, 0 INT) – Bo Wallace, Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt
    309 yards (21-of-34, 1 TD, 2 INTs) – AJ McCarron, Alabama vs. Texas A&M
    295 yards (26-of-38, 1 TD, 1 INT) – Tyler Russell, Mississippi State vs. LSU
    277 yards (26-of-41, 2 TDs, 2 INTs) – Tyler Wilson, Arkansas vs. South Carolina
    273 yards (19-of-30, 2 TD, 0 INT) – Zach Mettenberger, LSU vs. Mississippi State
    272 yards (14-of-22, 2 TDs, 1 INT) – Connor Shaw, South Carolina vs. Arkansas
    267 yards (20-of-35, 2 TDs, 0 INT) – Jordan Rodgers, Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss
    253 yards (24-of-31, 2 TDs, 0 INT) – Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M vs. Alabama
    226 yards (19-of-32, 4 TDs, 1 INT) – James Franklin, Missouri vs. Tennessee
    208 yards (18-of-24, 3 TDs, 0 INT) – Aaron Murray, Georgia vs. Auburn

    Receptions
    11 catches (111 yards, 1 TD) – Ryan Swope, Texas A&M vs. Alabama
    10 catches (129 yards, 1 TD) – Mychal Rivera, Tennessee vs. Missouri
    9 catches (141 yards, 1 TD) – Justin Hunter, Tennessee vs. Misosuri
    9 catches (153 yards, 1 TD) – Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss
    9 catches (140 yards, 1 TD) – Chad Bumphis, Mississippi State vs. LSU
    9 catches (109 yards, 1 TD) – Jarvis Landry, LSU vs. Mississippi State
    8 catches (160 yards) – Ja-Mes Logan, Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt
    8 catches (74 yards) – Donte Moncrief, Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt
    7 catches (56 yards) – Chris Smith, Mississippi State vs. LSU
    7 catches (26 yards) – Marlin Lane, Tennessee vs. Missouri
    6 catches (136 yards, 1 TD) – Amari Cooper, Alabama vs. Texas A&M
    6 catches (104 yards) – Emory Blake, Auburn vs. Georgia

    Defense
    15 tackles – Cameron Lawrence, Mississippi State vs. LSU
    14 tackles (1 Sack -8) – C.J. Mosley, Alabama vs. Mississippi State
    13 tackles (1 TFL – 1; 1 INT for TD; 1 QBH) – D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina vs. Arkansas
    13 tackles (1 FF) – Nickoe Whitley, Mississippi State vs. LSU
    11 tackles (1 TFL -5) – Javon Marshall, Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss
    11 tackles – Jaron Toney, Tennessee vs. Missouri
    11 tackles (1 PBU) – A.J. Johnson, Tennessee vs. Missouri
    10 tackles (1 Sack -8; 1 other TFL -3) – Alec Ogletree, Georgia vs. Auburn
    10 tackles (1 PBU) – Dee Milliner, Alabama vs. Texas A&M

    Kick Scoring
    14 points (4-5 FGs; 2-2 PATs) – Bryson Rose, Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt
    13 points (3-3 FGs; 4-4 PATs) – Drew Alleman, LSU vs. Mississippi State
    9 points (1-1 FG; 6-6 PATs) – Andrew Baggett, Missouri vs. Tennessee
    9 points (2-2 FGs; 3-3 PATs) – Caleb Sturgis, Florida vs. Missouri
    8 points (1-1 FG; 5-5 PATs) – Marshall Morgan, Georgia vs. Auburn
    8 points (2-2 FG; 2-2 PATs) – Zach Hocker, Arkansas vs. South Carolina
    8 points (1-1 FG; 5-5 PATs) – Adam Yates, South Carolina vs. Arkansas

    Kick Return Yards
    108 yards (5 – 108 KOR) – Robert Johnson, Mississippi State vs. LSU
    88 yards (3 – 88 KOR) – Michael Ford, LSU vs. Mississippi State
    87 yards (1 – 87 KOR) – Jimmie Hunt, Missouri vs. Tennessee
    80 yards (3 – 80 KOR) – Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee vs. Missouri
    64 yards (2 – 64 KOR) – Jaylen Walton, Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt

    Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17 Games

    Arkansas (4-6, 2-4 SEC) at Mississippi State (7-3, 3-3 SEC)

    11:21 a.m. CT • SEC Network
    Starkville, Miss. • Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field (55,082)

    Western Carolina (1-9) at Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC)
    11:21 am. CT • SEC Network
    Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Bryant-Denny Stadium (101,821)

    Jacksonville State (6-4) at Florida (9-1, 7-1 SEC)
    1 p.m. ET •  Florida PPV
    Gainesville, Fla. • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (88,548)

    Wofford (8-2) at South Carolina (8-2, 6-2 SEC)
    1 p.m. ET • South Carolina PPV
    Columbia, S.C. • Williams-Brice Stadium (80,250)

    Alabama A&M (7-3) at Auburn (2-8, 0-7 SEC)
    1 p.m. CT • Auburn PPV
    Auburn, Ala. • Jordan-Hare Stadium / Pat Dye Field (87,451)

    Georgia Southern (8-2) at Georgia (9-1, 7-1 SEC)
    1:30 p.m. ET • Georgia PPV
    Athens, Ga. • Sanford Stadium (92,746)

    Ole Miss (5-5, 2-4 SEC) at LSU (8-2, 4-2 SEC)
    2:30 p.m. CT • CBS Sports
    Baton Rouge, La. • Tiger Stadium (92,542)

    Sam Houston State (8-2) at Texas A&M (8-2, 5-2 SEC)
    2:30 p.m. CT • Texas A&M PPV
    College Station, Texas • Kyle Field (82,589)

    Tennessee (4-6, 0-6 SEC) at Vanderbilt (6-4, 4-3 SEC)
    6 p.m. CT • ESPN2
    Nashville, Tenn. • Vanderbilt Stadium  (40,350)

    Syracuse (5-5) at Missouri (5-5, 2-5 SEC)
    6 p.m. CT • ESPNU
    Columbia, Mo. • Memorial Stadium / Faurot Field (71,004)

    Samford (7-3) at Kentucky (1-9, 0-7 SEC)
    7:30 p.m. ET • CSS
    Lexington, Ky. • Commonwealth Stadium / C.M. Newton Field (67,942)

    SEC PLAYERS AMONG NATIONAL STATISTICAL LEADERS (TOP 40)

    All-Purpose Rushing – Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee (24th - 145.30 ypg); LaDarius Perkins, Mississippi State (27th - 135.22 ypg); Todd Gurley, Georgia (34th - 130.60 ypg).

    Field Goals – Caleb Sturgis, Florida (6th - 1.70 fgpg); Drew Alleman, LSU (12th - 1.60 fgpg); Bryson Rose, Ole Miss (17th - 1.50 fgpg); Carey Spear, Vanderbilt (17th - 1.50 fgpg)

    Interceptions – Byron Moore, Tennessee (15th - 0.40 ipg); Darius Slay, Mississippi State (15th - 0.40 ipg); Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State (15th - 0.40 ipg); Ross Rasner, Arkansas (39th - 0.30 ipg); Jaylen Watkins, Florida (39th - 0.30 ipg); Robert Lester, Alabama (39th - 0.30 ipg); Matt Elam, Florida (39th - 0.30 ipg)

    Kickoff Returns – Cordarelle Patterson, Tennessee (8th - 30.72 ypr); Jaylden Walton, Ole Miss (23rd - 26.87 ypr); Michael Ford, LSU (33rd - 25.50 ypg); Trey Williams, Texas A&M (39th - 24.20 ypg)

    Passing Efficiency – Aaron Murray, Georgia (3rd - 170.66 rating); A.J. McCarron, Alabama (7th - 168.18 rating); Connor Shaw, South Carolina (15th - 159.03 rating); Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (25th - 151.17 rating); Tyler Bray, Tennessee (26th - 150.22 rating); Tyler Wilson, Arkansas (146.83 rating).

    Punting – Kyle Christy, Florida (5th - 46.59 ypp); Dylan Breeding, Arkansas (6th - 45.75 ypp); Richard Kent, Vanderbilt (12th - 44.41 ypp); Brad Wing, LSU (13th - 44.38 ypp); Cody Mandell, Alabama (14th - 43.97 ypp); Landon Foster, Kentucky (33rd - 42.56 ypp); Trey Barrow, Missouri (36th - 42.41 ypp)

    Punt Returns – Marcus Murphy, Missouri (7th - 14.83 ypr); Dustin Harris, Texas A&M (12th - 13.96 ypr); Ace Sanders, South Carolina (14th - 13.88 ypr); Christion Jones, Alabama (23rd - 11.25 ypr); Devrin Young, Tennessee (34th - 9.67 ypr); Andre Debose, Florida (37th - 9.30 ypr).

    Receptions per Game – Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas (10th - 7.30 rpg); Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt (15th - 7.00 rpg); Justin Hunter, Tennessee (26th - 6.50 rpg); Mike Evans, Texas A&M (36th - 6.10 rpg)

    Receiving Yards per Game – Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas (5th - 114.90 ypg); Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt (12th - 100.30 ypg); Justin Hunter, Tennessee (13th - 97.90 ypg); Mike Evans, Texas A&M (29th - 84.20 ypg).

    Passing Yards per Game -- Tyler Bray, Tennessee (6th - 321.60 ypg); Tyler Wilson, Arkansas (9th - 311.44 ypg); Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (21st (278.00 ypg); Aaron Murray, Georgia (30th - 265.60 ypg)

    Rushing – Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (31st - 101.40 ypg; Todd Gurley, Georgia (36th - 97.30 ypg).

    Scoring – Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (23rd - 9.00 ppg); Taylor Bertolet, Texas A&M (33rd - 8.50 ppg); Drew Alleman, LSU (36th - 8.40 ppg)

    Total Offense – Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (2nd - 379.40 ypg); Tyler Bray, Tennessee (11th - 321.10 ypg); Tyler Wilson, Arkansas (306.89 ypg)

    Tackles – Avery Williamson, Kentucky (3rd - 11.50 tpg); A.J. Johnson, Tennessee (5th - 11.20 tpg)

    Tackles for Loss – Jarvis Jones, Georgia (1st - 2.13 tpg); Damontre Moore, Texas A&M (2nd - 2.10 tpg); Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina (6th - 1.70 tpg); Will Ebner, Missouri (37th - 1.22 tpg); Sam Montgomery, LSU (37th - 1.22 tpg).

    Sacks – Jarvis Jones, Georgia (2nd - 1.31 spg); Damontre Moore, Texas A&M (3rd - 1.25 spg); Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina (10th - 0.95 spg); Sam Montgomery, LSU (40th - 0.67 spg)

    SEC TEAMS AMONG NATIONAL STATISTICAL LEADERS (TOP 40)

    Pass Efficiency Defense – Florida (1st - 90.43 rating); LSU (4th - 99.39 rating); Alabama (9th - 102.76 rating); Vanderbilt (11th - 105.69 rating); South Carolina (35th - 120.21 rating); Mississippi State (40th - 121.32 rating)

    Kickoff Returns – Missouri (9th - 27.60 ypr); Alabama (17th - 25.53 ypr); Auburn (28th - 23.92 ypr); Texas A&M (39th - 23.04 ypr)

    Net Punting – Florida (2nd - 41.89 ypp); Texas A&M (4th - 41.60 ypp); Vanderbilt (13th - 40.31 ypp); Mississippi State (17th - 40.10 ypp); Arkansas (18th - 40.09 ypp); LSU (20th - 39.73 ypp); Auburn (24th - 39.43 ypp); Kentucky (28th - 38.93 ypp); Alabama (30th - 38.89 ypp); Ole Miss (35th - 38.65 ypp)

    Passing Offense – Tennessee (7th - 334.00 ypg); Texas A&M (18th - 302.70 ypg); Arkansas (19th - 302.60 ypg); Georgia (38th - 271.40 ypg)

    Pass Defense – LSU (3rd - 165.70 ypg); Alabama (9th - 171.60 ypg); Vanderbilt (14th - 177.00 ypg); Florida (17th - 185.00 ypg); Georgia (23rd - 195.70 ypg); South Carolina (35th - 206.50 ypg)

    Passing Efficiency – Alabama (1st - 170.3 rating); Georgia (5th - 167.59 rating); South Carolina (21st - 154.06 rating); Tennessee (23rd - 150.15 rating); Texas A&M (31st - 147.05 rating)

    Punt Returns – Missouri (5th - 16.17 ypr); Texas A&M (12th - 14.68 ypr); South Carolina (18th - 12.73 ypr); Alabama (28th - 10.86 ypr); Florida (33rd - 10.50 ypr)

    Rushing Offense – Texas A&M (13th - 242.70 ypg); Alabama (30th - 200.30 ypg); Georgia (31st - 199.70 ypg); LSU (37th - 192.50 ypg)

    Rushing Defense – Alabama (3rd - 76.20 ypg); LSU (7th - 97.20 ypg); Florida (11th - 99.90 ypg); South Carolina (12th - 102.40 ypg); Arkansas (23rd - 119.70 ypg); Texas A&M (28th - 131.10 ypg); Georgia (34th - 135.30 ypg)

    Scoring Defense – Alabama (1st -11.10 ppg); Florida (3rd - 12.90 ppg); LSU (10th - 15.50 ppg); Vanderbilt (16th - 18.00 ppg); South Carolina (19th - 18.50 ppg); Georgia (22nd - 18.80 ppg); Texas A&M (27th - 21.30 ppg); Mississippi State (28th - 21.40 ppg)

    Scoring Offense – Texas A&M (4th - 43.10 ppg); Tennessee (20th - 37.90 ppg); Alabama (25th - 37.00 ppg); Georgia (26th - 36.90 ppg)

    Total Defense – Alabama (2nd - 247.80 ypg); LSU (3rd - 262.90 ypg); Florida (5th - 284.90 ypg); South Carolina (13th - 308.90 ypg); Vanderbilt (23rd - 330.40 ypg); Georgia (24th - 331.00 ypg); Missouri (35th - 353.30 ypg)

    Total Offense – Texas A&M (5th - 545.40 ypg); Tennessee (14th - 495.10 ypg); Georgia (22nd - 471.10 ypg)

    Turnover Margin – Alabama (8th - 1.20 margin); LSU (8th - 1.20 margin); Mississippi State (8th - 1.20 margin); Florida (8th - 1.20 margin); Georgia (29th - 0.60 margin)

    MISC. NOTES

    * - SEC has six teams ranked in the top 11 of this week’s USA Today Coaches Poll and six of the top 12 in the Associated Press poll.  This week’s SEC teams ranked are:  Georgia 4th in USA Today and 5th in AP; Alabama 4th in AP and 5th in USA Today; Florida 7th in both polls; LSU 8th in both polls; Texas A&M 9th in AP and 10th in USA Today; and, South Carolina 11th in USA Today and 12th in AP.

    * - Georgia has clinched a berth in the SEC Football Championship Game as the Eastern Division representative.  Georgia and Florida are co-champions of the division with Georgia winning the tie-breaker with its 17-9 win on Oct. 27 against Florida.  
        
    Alabama, LSU and Texas A&M are all mathematically eligible to reach the SEC Football Championship Game as the Western Division representative.  Here are the scenarios:
         1)  If Alabama defeats Auburn on Nov. 24, the Tide are the Western Division Champions and representatives of the Western Division
         2)  If Alabama loses to Auburn, Texas A&M defeats Missouri and LSU defeats Arkansas (all games on Nov. 23-24), there will be a three-team tie for the Western Division championship and LSU would get the tie-breaker because:
                    a)  All three teams have a 1-1 record against each other
                    b)  Texas A&M and LSU would have a 5-1 division record while Alabama would have a 4-2 division record, thus eliminating Alabama
                    c)  LSU defeated Texas A&M 24-19 on Oct. 20, thus the Tigers would win the tie-breaker
         3)  If Alabama loses to Auburn, Texas A&M defeats Missouri and Arkansas defeats LSU (all games on Nov. 23-24), Texas A&M and Alabama would finish in a tie for the Western Division Championship.  Texas A&M would win the tie-breaker due to its 29-24 win on Nov. 10.

    * - Of the 11 FBS conferences, the SEC intra-conference games had the third lowest average scoring margin in yesterday’s games at 14.17 ppg.  The MAC was first at 8.5 ppg and the Sun Belt was second at 13.7 ppg.

    * - Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel (offense) and South Carolina’s D.J. Swearinger (defense) are this week’s Walter Camp National Player of the Week recipients.

    * - According to CBS, the Texas A&M-Alabama game garnered a 6.6 rating/14 share in overnights, which is the second highest rating of the year in college football, behind only CBS Sports’ 7.0 rating / 13 share of the Alabama at LSU game the week before.

    * - In 82 SEC home games this season, there have been 43 sellouts with average capacity at 96.29 percent.  More than 6.1 million fans have attended SEC games this season, eighth highest in league history.

    * - Manziel now has 1,014 rushing yards this season, which is the second highest total for a quarterback in a season (behind Auburn Cam Newton 1,473 yards in 2010)

    * - The SEC will not have an unbeaten team in conference play for the first time since 2007.  Prior to that, the SEC had only one season (2004) with an unbeaten team since 1999.

    * - The Missouri-Tennessee was the third 4-overtime game in SEC history and seventh 4+ overtime game in league history.

    * - SEC teams are now 37-7 (.841) in non-conference play this season.  Since 1992, the league is 769-232-2 (.768) against non-conference teams (including bowl games).