In the sixth week of the SEC’s 2020 season, Alabama beat Mississippi State 41-0, Auburn beat LSU 48-11, Florida beat Missouri 41-17, Georgia beat Kentucky 14-3, Ole Miss beat Vanderbilt 54 -21 and Texas A&M beat Arkansas 42-31. Here are 10 figures about the SEC’s Week 6 games:
first Players in this country have twice receive TD and one rush TD in the same game this season – Florida WR Kadarius Toney. In Gators’ 41-17 win over Missouri on Saturday, Toney caught 18 and 30 yard TD passes in the second half and ran 16 yards to score in the third. Toney became the first player in the SEC to score 2/1 game since South Carolina’s AJ Turner in a 49-9 win over Chattanooga in 2018 and the first to do so in a conference game since Georgia’s Isaiah McKenzie in a 28-27 win over Missouri in 2016. Toney became the 10th SEC player in this century with at least two TD received and one rushing TD in the same game. He was the second person of that period to come from Florida, along with Chad Jackson, who had three TD takeovers and one TD run in a 32-14 win over Wyoming in 2005.
3 Days in SEC history have had two 200-yard receivers, including Saturdays. In Alabama’s 41-0 win over Mississippi State, WR DeVonta Smith captured 11 passes of 203 yards and four touches of the ball. In Ole Miss’s 54-21 win over Vanderbilt, WR Elijah Moore captured 14 passes of 238 yards and three touches. On November 29, 2014, two SEC players received 200 yards in the same game – 224 by Alabama’s Amari Cooper and 206 by Auburn’s Sammie Coates in Crimson Tide’s 55-44 win over Tigers. On 14 November 1998, Craig Yeast of Kentucky got 269 reception points in a 55-17 win over Vanderbilt and Florida’s Travis McGriff 222 in a 33-14 win over South Carolina. Moore set the Ole Miss record for taking yards in a game on Saturday, passing AJ Brown’s 233 in a 47-27 win over South Alabama in 2017. Moore held the Ole Miss record for taking yards in one game. Conference play with 227 in a 51-35 loss to Florida on September 26.
6 Interceptions were taken by LSU QB Joe Burrow on 527 passes in 15 games in 2019, when he won the Heisman Trophy and led the Tigers to an unbeaten record and a CFP national championship. This season, LSU QB has made six interceptions on 200 passes in five games. QB Myles Brennan has 3 interceptions out of 131 passes, and QB TJ Finley has 3 interceptions in 45 passes. Finley was blocked twice in LSU’s 48-11 defeat to Auburn on Saturday. With a record of 2-3 in 2020, the LSU had 5 losses for the first time since 1999.
9 Non-interception consecutive matches for Missouri, a record broken as Tigers’ CB Jarvis Ware intercepted 59 yards for a touch in a 41-17 defeat to Florida on Saturday. Ware has Missouri’s first interception since Cameron Wilkins had a 21-14 loss to Vanderbilt on October 19, 2019.
14 Rewards went to Ole Miss WR Elijah Moore and Vanderbilt WR Cam Johnson in the rebels’ 54-21 win over Commodores on Saturday. Moore caught 238 yards and three times TD. Johnson caught 97 yards and had no TDs. While Moore’s total catches were consistent with Ole Miss’s single-game record, it was the most recorded for a rebel recipient in a conference game, exceeding 13 catches by Floyd Franks in a 33-32 defeat to Alabama in 1969.
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18 TD passes were thrown by the Florida QB Kyle Trask in 2020, at most for an SEC player in the first four games of a season. Last season, Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa had 17 TD passes in the first four matches. Trask kicked off the 2020 season with six TD passes in Gators’ 51-35 win over Ole Miss on September 26, then got four TD passes in three in a row – a 38-24 win over South Carolina on October 3, a 41 -38 defeat to Texas A&M on 10 October and a 41-17 victory over Missouri on Saturday.
19 Strikes for Ole Miss QB Matt Corral in a 54-21 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday. Corral completed his first 19 throws in 277 yards and three touches before failing to hit the second and 1 at Vanderbilt 33 in the second quarter. Corral is the second SEC player to have a 19-time run this season after Alabama QB Mac Jones stretched his streak between victories over Georgia and Tennessee. The SEC record for the number of consecutive completions was 24 by Tennessee QB Tee Martin in 1998. Georgia’s Greyson Lambert had a string of 22 completions in 2015, Ole Miss’ Kent Austin had a streak of 20 completions in 1982 and South Carolina’s Connor Shaw has 20- in a row completed in 2012. Only Shaw’s record came in a single game – a 31-10 win over Missouri, so Corral was the second longest single-game record. in SEC history. Corral finished 31-34 in 412 yards with six TDs and no interceptions. His 0.912 completion rate was tied to the SEC’s one-game record for a player with at least 30 passes. Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs won 31-34 in a 45-34 defeat to Vanderbilt in 2016. Corral also tied Ole’s Miss Miss record for a TD pass in a game set by Eli Manning in a previous 58-56 defeat. Arkansas 2001. That game lasted seven innings, and Manning had a single pass TD at the end of regulation.
24 Playing for Alabama since Nick Saban became the coach of the Crimson Tide in 2007 following a 41-0 win over Mississippi State on Saturday. During those 14 seasons, Alabama had 10 more closures than any other college program. Ohio has 14 games since the start of the 2007 season, Wisconsin has 12 and Georgia has 11. The state of Mississippi has been absent from the past 147 games and Alabama is responsible for both defeats. The Bulldogs’ 24-0 loss to Crimson Tide on November 10, 2018, blocked MSU’s record of 125 matches. Saturday’s departure was Team Mike Leach’s first in his 234 games as college head coach.
thirty first TD went on for Alabama WR DeVonta Smith after he captured 11 203 meter long passes and four touches in a 41-0 win over Mississippi State on Saturday. Smith moved to the SEC career record for TD receptions with Florida’s Chris Doering, who had seven in 1993 and 1994 and 17 in 1995; and Amari Cooper of Alabama, who had 11 in 2012, four times in 2013, and 16 times in 2014. Smith had three TD adoptions in 2017, six times in 2018 and 14 times in 2019 and has been achieved 8 times by 2020.
48 Points were scored by Auburn on Saturday in a 37-point win over LSU. Auburn’s total points and winning rate in the 55th meeting of the two teams are the greatest in the history of the series. LSU beat Auburn 45-10 in 2011 and 45-21 in 2015 because of the previous high scores. Auburn’s highest total score against LSU before Saturday was 41-7 victories in 1999 and 2014. Those matches were Auburn’s biggest defeat at LSU. LSU’s 45-10 win in 2011 was the most devastating defeat in Saturday’s pre-match series.
Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter now Ark AMarkG1.
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