During the fourth week of the SEC’s 2020 season, Alabama defeated Georgia 41-24, Arkansas beat Ole Miss 33-21, Kentucky defeated Tennessee 34-7, South Carolina beat Auburn 30-22 and Texas A&M defeated Mississippi State 28-14. Here are 10 numbers about the Week 4 games of the SEC:
1 The SEC player has gained at least 400 yards in three consecutive games – Alabama QB Mack Jones, who reached unique milestones from 417 yards in the Crimson Tide’s 41-24 win over Georgia on Saturday. Last week, Jones threw for 417 yards on Ole Miss in a 63–48 win at Alabama, and a week before that, Jones had 435 yards in a 52–24 win over Texas A&M. . Jones holds the Alabama record for most career 400-yard passing games and career streak in a season. Tua Tagovailoa had three 400-yard passing games for Alabama last season. The SEC record for the most 400-yard passing games in a season is four, set by Kentucky QB Tim Couch in 1998 and equaled by Texas A&M QB Johnny Manzil in 2013 and LSU QB Joe Burrow in 2019 Was.
1 The SEC player has caught two TD passes – at least 90 yards – to Alabama WR Jaylen Wadle, who caught a 90-yard TD pass from QB Mack Jones in the Crimson Tide’s 41-24 win over Georgia on Saturday. Wadle took a septa over Louis-Lafitte in Alabama’s 56–14 win. Received a 94-yard TD from Jones on 29, 2018. There are 33 completions in SEC history that gained at least 90 yards.
2 The SEC teams returned two interceptions for TDs on Saturday – Arkansas going 33–21 in Ole Miss and Kentucky in their 34–7 win over Tennessee. Kentucky intercepted Tennessee QB Jarrett Guarantado to make his first two TDS. CB Calvin Joseph ran one back for 41 yards with 12:47 left in the second quarter, and MLB Jamin Davis ran one back 85 yards in the second quarter to leave it in the second quarter. Arkansas took a 17–0 lead, as S. Jalan Cattelan intercepted Ole Miss QB Matt Corral and returned 35 yards for a TD with 10:40 left in the second quarter. MLB Grant Morgan took the Razorbacks’ fifth of the Corral’s six interceptions and returned him from 23 yards out to score with 3:07 to go.
2 SEC teams have finished a game this season with negative rushing yards. In a 28–14 loss to Texas A&M on Saturday, Mississippi State finished with minus-2 yards with 20 rushing attempts. Which included 47 yards lost for six yards under NCAA statistical rules. Tennessee had a minus-1 yard on 27 October in its 44-round effort in a 44–21 loss to Georgia. 10. This included 46 yards lost for five yards. Since the turn of the century, SEC teams have had 10 games in which they finished with fewer than zero rushing yards.
2 Stop for the Arkansas defense on fourth-and-goal from the Razorks 1-yard line in a 33-21 win over Ole Miss on Saturday. On the Rebels’ early possession, Arkansas S. Jalan Catalan recovered a fumble on fourth-and-goal by Ole Miss QB Matt Coral. This was the first season of the Rebels. Early in the second half of Ole Miss, DeBees Miles Mason and Greg Brooks Jr. gave RB Snoop Conner no advantage for a fourth-and-goal to preserve Arkansas’ 20-0 lead. Ole Miss finished fourth nine times during the game and converted five of them.
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3 A pass by Ole Miss QB Matt Corral led the Razors to a 33-21 win by Arkansas CB Hudson Clarke in the Rebels’ win on Saturday. Clarke became the first Arkansas player with three interceptions in a game after Michael Grant’s 44–10 win over Louisiana-Munro on October 28, 2006. Clarke is the first Arkansas freshman with three interceptions in a game and became the first. Freshman in the SEC with three SEC players in Mississippi State’s Darren Williams’ 12 to 2002 11-8 victory over Troy. Between Williams and Clark, 14 SEC players had a three-interception game. Arkansas intercepted six passes against Ole Miss. Five SEC games on Saturday included 20 interceptions. The only team without one was Tennessee, which lost to Kentucky 34-7.
4 Alma to start 10-reception games in four weeks for Miss WR Eliza Moore and four-yard receiving games in four weeks for Alabama CM Jaylen Wadle. Moore is the nation’s only player with four 10 catch games this season. Waddle and UCF WR Jaylon Robinson are the only players in the nation with four 100-yard receiving games. Moore received 10 receptions for 227 yards against Florida on September 26, 10 receptions for 92 yards and a TD against Kentucky on October. Arkansas for 10 and 11 receptions against Alabama for 143 yards and a TD on Saturday for 143 yards on 3, 11 yards. Wadle received eight receptions for 134 yards and two TDs against Missouri on septic 26, five receptions for 142 yards and a TD 3 against A&M in Texas, six receptions for 120 yards against Ole Miss on Oct. 3. And there were six receptions for 161. Yards and a TD against Georgia on Saturday.
127 As Kentucky defeated Tennessee at Knoxville, the Wildcats won their 34-7 victory at the Neyland Stadium on Saturday. Kentucky suffered a loss in 17 consecutive matches at Knoxville, a 17–12 score on November 24, 1984, with a previous win, and a 43–10–6 record at Tennessee’s home ground, which ranked first Was on Volunteers in Knoxville on Saturday. The Wildcats’ margin of victory on Saturday was their biggest in Knoxville since their first meeting with Tennessee. In Knoxville in 1893, Kentucky defeated the Volunteers 56–0.
306 There are consecutive extra-point kicks by Georgia after Jack Podleni connected on three in the Bulldogs’ 41-24 loss to Alabama on Saturday. In the game, Georgia broke the NCAA record of 304 consecutive Pats finished last season by Auburn. The Georgia streak began after Vanderbilt blocked an extra-point attempt by Bulldogs Marshall Morgan on October 4, 2014. Six kickers have made the Pats during the streak.
1,169: 05 The two overtime periods, in addition to clock time, run between TDs against Georgia. Alabama RB Nazi Harris’ 2-yard TD run with 51 seconds left in the third quarter of the Crimson Tide with a 51-24 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, the first by an RB against Georgia TD was the run as Alabama’s Josh Jacobs scored 1 run. In the second quarter of Tide’s 35-28 win in the SEC Championship Game on December 1, 2018 – Hard runs, TDs by Jacobs and Harris, Georgia gave up six stunning – all quarterbacks (three for Texas) Sam. An apathy by Ehlinger and Jalan Hurts of Alabama, Bo Knicks of Auburn and Charlie Brewer of Boiler).
Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for the Alabama Media Group. Follow her on twitter @ AMarkG1.
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