THE SEC REPORT

LSU wins a big one, A&M loses a big one and Georgia gets upset

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Born with a comic book in one hand and a remote control in the other, Cory DLG is the talent of Conroe's very own Nerd Thug Radio and Sports. Check out the podcast replay of the FM radio show at www.nerdthugradio.com!

Last Weekend

LSU won a heavyweight fight against Florida that felt in doubt most of the game with Florida driving to tie before throwing an interception in the end zone during the fourth quarter. Texas A&M bowed to the Crimson Tide as Kyle Field wasn't enough of an advantage to help tilt things back in the Aggies favor. The Bulldogs fell to an underdog, how on earth did South Carolina pull that off?

Stars of Last Weekend

Clyde Edwards-Helaire, the running back of the LSU Tigers, had 134 yards on only 13 carries and scored 2 touchdowns. Toted the rock in a big spot, Clyde crushed it in a big game.

John Rhys Plumlee, running back of Ole Miss, for the second week in a row went off, notching 143 yards on 23 carries with 2 touchdowns. Reader may think I'm a fan but honestly, I'm just impressed.

Tua Tagovailoa, quarterback of Alabama, played amazingly in the first big game of the season for Alabama, putting four touchdowns on the board.

Games to watch this weekend

We're in the heart of conference play and there are lots of teams looking to capitalize on the altered landscape after both Georgia and Florida lost. Missouri now controls their own destiny into the SEC championship game and travels to Vanderbilt to play their first game in first place of SEC-East. Florida comes to South Carolina who just managed the upset against Georgia in overtime, can they steal another game? Texas A&M goes to Ole Miss after losing a rough game against the king of the SEC, Alabama.

Players to watch this weekend

Kellen Mond, quarterback of Texas A&M, they've lost enough to no longer be ranked but they still have a season to finish and at 3-3 things could go either way. It's up to Kellen Mond to lead the Aggies to something better than a .500 season.

Kelly Bryant, quarterback of Missouri, they woke up Sunday morning the leaders of their division in the SEC. All they have to do is play good football and keep winning.

Joe Burrow, proved himself last weekend against Florida and even more so in the press conference afterwards where he sounded like a leader and someone who wanted to keep winning football games. This guy is impressing me every week.

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Born with a comic book in one hand and a remote control in the other, Cory DLG is the talent of Conroe's very own Nerd Thug Radio and Sports. Check out the podcast replay of the FM radio show at www.nerdthugradio.com!

LAST WEEKEND

Obviously the biggest story out of the SEC last weekend is the outcome of the LSU vs Alabama game. LSU winning in such decisive fashion is not only impressive for Joe Burrows but for LSU as a whole. It's important for Burrows because it does help elevate his Heisman hopes and increases his profile nationally and all while Tua was opposite him, which is even better. LSU now sits No. 1 in the country and after their wins Georgia and Florida are hoping for a little more chaos.

THREE STARS OF LAST WEEKEND

Joe Burrows, quarterback of LSU, threw for 393 yards and 3 touchdowns. This is the exact game he needed to play and the exact stage it had to happen on to give him his Heisman moment and now this kid is cruising as the front runner on the highest ranked team in the country.

Tua Tagovailoa, quarterback of Alabama, who in a big game in a big moment, stepped up and had a hell of a game coming off an injury where people were wondering about him and his ability. He answered all of those questions and yes it's a losing effort but honestly its 400 yards and 4 touchdowns, most NFL quarterbacks would kill to lose that bad.

Rakeem Boyd, running back of Arkansas, whose season is over essentially, especially after dropping a terrible game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (yikes) but Rakeem had himself a monster of a day putting on 185 yards and two touchdowns. It's important to recognize who is still trying to win when things go bad.

THINGS TO WATCH FOR

Honestly there are lots of games to watch this weekend. Texas A&M hosts South Carolina, Alabama travels to Mississippi State to try and regain some control over their season. Georgia travels to Auburn, Florida is at Missouri and LSU travels to Ole Miss. While there isn't a bigger game than last week's headliner there are tons of solid games and with LSU beating Alabama last week, it feels like lots of things are up for grabs and all the weekend's games contribute to the story in some ways.

THREE PLAYERS TO WATCH

D'Andre Swift, runningback of Georgia, Alabama losing doesn't happen often and it feels like an opportunity for Georgia to maybe gain ground and score a big win but all of that starts with Swift doing better than he did last week.

Kyle Trask, quarterback of Florida, somehow Florida's season isn't over and they are a top ten team playing a game of national relevance. Trask has work to do.

Bo Nix, quarterback of Auburn, the season hasn't gone as planned for these guys but Nix might still have some magic in him yet and this is Auburn's last big chance to move up and score love nationally.

Feel free to check out my brand-new comic book Another Day at the Office or buy a shirt from Side Hustle Ts where some proceeds help people struggling with cancer or listen to Nerd Thug Radio. Thoughts, complaints, events and comments can be sent to corydlg@gmail.com.

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