AROUND THE SEC

Alabama (4-1, 1-1 SEC)

Next game: at Arkansas, 6 p.m. Saturday, ESPN

Huddle up: Nick Saban will become the third Alabama coach to reach 100 games at the school. Bear Bryant and Frank Thomas are the others. … RB Kenyan Drake (Hillgrove) likely will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair his broken left leg. … LB Denzel Devall (ankle) might return in 3-4 weeks, and C Ryan Kelly (knee) will miss two weeks. … Alabama outscored Arkansas 104-0 in their past games, both 52-0 victories.

Tweetable fact: Alabama has scored in 174 consecutive games, the longest streak in program history.

Arkansas (3-2, 0-2)

Next game: vs. Alabama, 6 p.m. Saturday, ESPN

Huddle up: Arkansas leads the FBS with 20 rushing TDs — six more than in 2013 – and the most in a single season since 2011. Jonathan Williams (eight) and Alex Collins (six) have 14 of those scores. … The Razorbacks have rushed for at least 200 yards in four consecutive games for the first time since 2007. … Arkansas has allowed one sack, second in the FBS.

Tweetable fact: Arkansas has the three longest runs — 90, 84 and 82 yards — in the SEC, which are three of the 10 longest in the FBS.

Auburn (5-0, 2-0)

Next game: at Mississippi State, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, CBS

Huddle up: QB Nick Marshall (Wilcox County) had the second 200-yard passing, 100-yard rushing game of his career, with 207 yards passing and 119 yards rushing. … S Jermaine Whitehead will miss his fourth consecutive game while on an indefinite suspension. … TE C.J. Uzomah (North Gwinnett) has TD catches in consecutive games and six for his career. He also had the game-winning TD catch to beat Mississippi State last year. … Auburn is 14-1, including 9-0 against SEC opponents, since losing at LSU last season.

Tweetable fact: Auburn is 5-0 for the 25th time in school history.

Florida (3-1, 2-1)

Next game: vs. LSU, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, SEC Network

Huddle up: Jeff Driskel, who was replaced by freshman Treon Harris in Saturday's win, will start against LSU. Harris has been suspended indefinitely while he is under investigation amid allegations that he sexually assaulted a student Sunday. … Florida was held without a TD in the first half for the seventh time in the past 16 games against Tennessee. … DL Bryan Cox had three sacks in Saturday's game. … DBs Duke Dawson and Jalen Tabor made their first career starts.

Tweetable fact: Florida is plus-eight in turnover margin, which leads the SEC and is fifth nationally.

Kentucky (4-1, 2-1)

Next game: vs. Louisiana-Monroe, noon Saturday, SEC Network

Huddle up: SEC DL of the week Bud Dupree (Wilkinson County) intercepted a pass and returned it for the game-winning TD, and had six tackles in the win over Florida. … JoJo Kemp rushed for 116 of his career-high 131 yards in the fourth quarter, running almost exclusively out of the Wildcat formation. … DE Lloyd Tubman was suspended after being arrested and charged with first-degree rape. … Four players, including RB Stanley "Boom" Williams (George Walton), are eligible after being suspended last week.

Tweetable fact: Kentucky can improve to 5-1 for the first time since 2007.

LSU (4-2, 0-2)

Next game: at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, SEC Network

Huddle up: Coach Les Miles said freshman QB Brandon Harris (ankle) will play against Florida. He was injured in the loss to Auburn. … LSU has given up 1,136 yards and an average of 37.5 points in its two SEC losses. The Tigers had allowed 500 yards or more just four times in the previous nine seasons under Miles, but it's happened twice this season. … Miles can earn his 100th career victory at LSU. He's 99-26.

Tweetable fact: LSU has lost the coin toss in its past seven games, dating to the Outback Bowl.

Ole Miss (5-0, 2-0)

Next game: at Texas A&M, 9 p.m. Saturday, ESPN

Huddle up: At No. 3 in the AP Top 25, Ole Miss has attained its highest ranking since it was No. 1 in the 1964 preseason poll. … The Rebels have given up four TDs (only one by the first-string defense), the fewest in the nation. They are one of three FBS teams that haven't allowed an opponent to score 20 points in a game, joining Notre Dame and Stanford.

Tweetable fact: Ole Miss is 5-0 for the first time since 1962, when it finished 10-0 and earned a share of the national title.

Mississippi State (5-0, 2-0)

Next game: vs. Auburn, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, CBS

Huddle up: Mississippi State has defeated two AP top-10 teams in the same season for the first time in school history. Saturday's win was the Bulldogs' largest win over a top-10 opponent. … WR Jameon Lewis (leg), who missed last week's win, is questionable. He leads the Bulldogs with 15 catches and is second with 223 yards. … K Devon Bell (groin) also might not play after missing last week's game.

Tweetable fact: ESPN's "College GameDay" will broadcast from Starkville for the first time. It is the last SEC school to have hosted the show.

Missouri (4-1, 1-0)

Next game: vs. Georgia, noon Saturday, CBS

Huddle up: Steve Spurrier said Missouri is one of the best tackling teams in the SEC on the coaches' weekly teleconference. "I think I'd evaluate our tackling after this Saturday if I were you," Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said when asked about it. … Starting WRs Darius White (groin) and Jimmie Hunt (knee) could be available Saturday. White has 15 catches for 230 yards, and Hunt has 16 for 198 yards and five TDs despite both missing the South Carolina game.

Tweetable fact: Freshman S Tavon Ross (Bleckley County) has been impersonating Georgia RB Todd Gurley at practice.

South Carolina (3-3, 2-3)

Next game: vs. Furman, noon Oct. 18, SEC Network

Huddle up: RB Mike Davis (Stephenson) set a career-high with 183 yards rushing and three TDs in the loss to Kentucky. He averaged eight yards per carry. … Steve Spurrier said of this season: "It's been a struggle for me, I can assure you of that." … Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward will coach from the box instead of the sideline next week. … The Gamecocks are last in the SEC in total defense (441.2 yards) and 13th in scoring defense (35 points).

Tweetable fact: South Carolina has given up 74 fourth-quarter points, last in the SEC.

Tennessee (2-3, 0-2)

Next game: vs. Chattanooga, 4 p.m. Saturday, SEC Network

Huddle up: Tennessee has lost 10 consecutive games against Florida. … DE Derek Barnett, a first-year freshman, had a sack in the loss to Florida. … Coach Butch Jones met with student leaders about a profane chant that could be heard late in Saturday's loss. … SS Brian Randolph (Kell) is third on the team with 38 tackles. … Tennessee has won 13 consecutive home games against non-conference opponents. … Tennessee averages 77 plays per game, tied for fourth in the SEC.

Tweetable fact: Tennessee and Chattanooga have played 41 times, but not since 1969.

Texas A&M (5-1, 2-1)

Next game: vs. Ole Miss, 9 p.m. Saturday, ESPN

Huddle up: Texas A&M hasn't defeated an AP Top 25 team at home since defeating No. 20 Baylor on Oct. 15, 2011. … WR Josh Reynolds, who transferred from Tyler Junior College, has caught seven TD passes and has scored in five of the six games. … The Aggies have 42 plays of at least 20 yards, 32 through the air and 10 runs. … QB Kenny Hill threw three picks at Mississippi State after throwing two in the previous five games.

Tweetable fact: Texas A&M has scored first in every game this season.

Vanderbilt (1-5, 0-4)

Next game: vs. Charleston Southern, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, FSSO

Huddle up: Charleston Southern, a FCS team, is 5-0, leading Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason to say: "Our margin of error is slim. Our margin of error (is the same) in any game we play. They are a 5-0 football team, and we are a 1-5 football team. Football is football. Games still have to be won." … Vanderbilt is 16-1 against FCS teams. … Wade Freebeck is listed as the starter as Patton Robinette (concussion) recovers. He's missed the past two games. … Stephen Rivers replaced Freebeck in the loss to Georgia.

Tweetable fact: Vanderbilt averages 266.3 yards of offense per game, 120th of 125 FBS teams.