Originally written on Leftover Hot Dog  |  Last updated 11/17/14

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 24: Head coach Dan Mullen of the Mississippi State Bulldogs, during pre game warm up against the Florida Gators, at Davis Wade Stadium on October 24, 2009 in Starkville, Mississippi (Photo by Rick Dole/Getty Images)

Last week the LOHD staff did very well picking the games.  Here are the standings and this weeks picks:

Last Week Overall Right Wrong Right Wrong Billy 12 0 12 0 LJ 11 1 11 1 Flounder 11 1 11 1 Bryant 11 1 11 1

 

Auburn v. MISSISSIPPI STATE

LJ: Auburn made Clemson look good, Mississippi State gets it done at home.

Flounder: I like Dan Mullen in this game due to the Bulldogs ability to run. If Clemson can do it, so can MSU.

Bryant: Miss St. Mullen notches his first SEC West win not against Ole Miss.

Billy:  Gene Chizik's record without Cam Newton? 21-30.  No Cam Newton?  Bulldogs win.

Western Kentucky v. ALABAMA

LJ: Western Kentucky should go ahead and just forfeit.  Bama big.

Flounder: Bama will conquer the Hilltoppers. It could be ugly.

Bryant: Alabama

Billy:  This is just as good as a bye week for Alabama.  Tide cruise.

The rest of the conference picks are after the break...

Florida v. TEXAS A&M

LJ: New head coach, first game in the SEC. Florida gets the “W”

Flounder: Love this match-up. Going to go with A&M for some reason, maybe since UF is shaky and A&M is hungry to prove themselves.

Bryant: Must win game for Muschamp. A&M sitting out last week hurts the Aggies as UF gets a win.

Billy:  The Gators offense can't do much, but their defense can.  Gators welcome Aggies.

Georgia State v. TENNESSEE

LJ: Dooley off the hot seat, Vol’s 2-0 to start the season.

Flounder: UT will have a “Bray Day” via the pass.

Bryant: Vols tune up for the Gators.

Billy:  Vols fine tune their passing offense and blow away Georgia State.

Washington v. LSU

LJ: Death Valley at night is no place for a PAC 12 school.  LSU wins big.

Flounder: Could be fun to watch. LSU will be tested but by the end of the game, the SEC defense and speed will be too much. LSU all the way.

Bryant: LSU, though closer than those on the Bayou will care for.

Billy:  LSU is too much for the Huskies.  This will be a methodical beating.

UTEP v. OLE MISS

LJ: UTEP gave Oklahoma trouble last week; they beat ole miss this week.

Flounder: Could see a upset but key word is could. UTEP has a chance but still think the Rebels pull out a nail-bitter.

Bryant: Ole Miss, but ugly.

Billy:  The Freeze era continues its rocky start, and the Miners knock off an SEC foe.

Arkansas v. LOUISIANA-MONROE

LJ: Hogs take down cupcake #2.  Smith for coach of the year.

Flounder: Arky will have fun in this game.

Bryant: Arky.

Billy:  Hogs know how to deal with mid-majors.  Expect 300+ yards passing.

Kent State v. KENTUCKY

LJ: Kentucky rebounds after looking terrible last weekend.  Big win for Big Blue.

Flounder:  I’m going with Kent State. Sorry Joker but you have proved nothing to me in week one.

Bryant: Joker gets the W, but doesn’t answer many questions.

Billy:  This may be very close.  The Wildcats are very bad, but not this bad.

Georgia v. MISSOURI

LJ: Best Match up of week #2, Georgia in a close one.

Flounder: Mizz pulls the upset. Don’t quote me but I do think UGa will have trouble.

Bryant: Mizzou takes advantage of a short handed UGA D.

Billy:  A fired-up Tiger squad takes advantage of UGa's secondary woes.

Vanderbilt v. NORTHWESTERN

LJ: Vandy gets big win, defense looks good against the Wildcats.

Flounder: Vandy. Coach Franklin has something going up yonder.

Bryant: Vandy bounces back with a solid W.

Billy:  Vanderbilt notches another win for the SEC over B1G, and quite easily.

East Carolina v. SOUTH CAROLINA

LJ: Banged up Shaw, USC will look for Lattimore to run for big game.  USC in a closer than expected win.

Flounder: USC with or without Shaw. Lattimore has a great day running the ball and the USC defense plays big.

Bryant: Spurrier rides Lattimore to a win.

Billy:  South Carolina grinds out a win with a less than awesome offense.

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