Which SEC team has the best chance of getting upset in week three?

The SEC impressed everybody in week one. Last week was a different story as Bret Bielema and the Arkansas Razorbacks went down in flames. This makes us wonder if there is another upset awaiting the SEC in week three.

Bookmark our college football page and also take a look at our latest Top 25 poll. In our Tuesday roundtable, we discussed three teams that need to right the ship ASAP. On Wednesday, we discussed the most impressive upsets of week two. TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey as we continue our roundtables by taking a look at potential upsets in week three…

Question: With Arkansas falling last week (and Auburn coming close), which SEC team is most likely to be upset this weekend?

Bart Doan:
On Twitter @TheCoachBart

As much as I want to say Austin Peay over Vanderbilt, sadly, the Governors are off to a tough campaign and don’t look like they can pull this one off. Vandy notches its first  win of the season.

There are a slew of decent SEC games this weekend, but only one I’d be willing to say is going to be an upset … Kentucky hosting Florida, and it’d only be a mild one. UK is +3, but when you factor in the automatic 3 point home field advantage, essentially Vegas is saying Florida is about a touchdown better on a neutral field.

Kentucky went on the road and got past South Carolina, who is fading from national consciousness pretty darn quickly. I’d have to look it up, but it might have been UK’s  first non-Vanderbilt SEC road win since 1932. Obviously that is tongue in cheek. UK has been building a bit of a steady program down there for a few years, and Patrick Towles represents one of the better quarterback situations in the SEC. When you’ve got momentum, the better QB, and home field advantage … give me the ‘Cats by under 7.

Kevin Causey:
On Twitter @CFBZ

I think two games pop off the schedule this week. One involves Arkansas again. This week they play Texas Tech. Tech can put up points in a hurry and it could be a challenge for the Hogs to keep up with them. To the Hogs advantage is they have the power of embarrassment on their side. They were embarrassed last week and are looking for payback.

The other game might not technically be considered an “upset” but I think it has a high probability of happening. Florida is a three point favorite at Kentucky. Kentucky should have beaten Florida last year but various factors made sure that didn’t happen. The Cats are coming off a big win over South Carolina and Florida is coming off of a narrow victory over East Carolina. I see Kentucky winning this game. The big question is if you consider that to be an upset or not.

Terry Johnson:
On Twitter @SectionTPJ 

A lot of people are mentioning Kentucky over Florida. I’m still not sold. Sure, the Wildcats are a much better team this year. However, UK has lost the last 28 meetings in this series. With a streak like that, I’ve got to believe Jim McElwain finds a way to get the job done.

If – and it’s a big if – there’s going to be an upset this weekend, I think it’ll be Ole Miss over Alabama. Although it seems somewhat illogical to think that a Nick Saban-coached team would lose to the same opponent in consecutive years, it’s worth noting that the Rebels return seven starters from last year’s defense, which limited the Tide to just 3.8 yards per carry. If Mississippi’s front seven can win the battle up front – which seems plausible considering that it’s only allowing 4.21 yards per play this year – it has an excellent chance to get the “W”, especially with the offense averaging 634.5 yards per game.