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The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.
Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer
If Jeremy Pruitt finalizes a deal with Tennessee, the SEC East coaching roster will consist of Florida's Dan Mullen and six former defensive coordinators. Three of them -- Georgia's Kirby Smart, South Carolina's Will Muschamp and Pruitt -- worked under Alabama's Nick Saban.
In the final SEC power rankings before bowl season, College Football Playoff participants Georgia and Alabama lead the way.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Regarding the Arizona State search, many coaches think Kevin Sumlin is the top target, but there hasn't been much of a push for him so far. Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason's name bubbled up this morning, but I'm told it's very likely he stays put despite being a Phoenix native. ASU athletic director Ray Anderson's NFL connections are definitely a factor as the search progresses.
There might not be anyone in the country playing better than two-loss Auburn, which has knocked off two No. 1 teams in three weeks. But Georgia looms.
Kyle Shurmur threw four touchdown passes and Ralph Webb rushed for 163 yards Saturday as Vanderbilt defeated Tennessee 42-24 to continue its recent run of success in this rivalry.
Alabama looks as vulnerable as it has in a while -- can Auburn spring the upset at Jordan-Hare? Here are the picks for the full slate of SEC games.
Not surprisingly, Alabama didn't have any trouble against Mercer and remains atop the standings heading into a tilt with Auburn.
Drew Lock threw three touchdown passes and Missouri won its fifth straight game to become bowl eligible with its sixth victory, a 45-17 rout of Vanderbilt on Saturday night.