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Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day
Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day

The Southeastern Conference had a bad day … wait, is it even legal to type those words? The nation’s loudest football congregation was riding high Tuesday when it put three schools in the top four of the first College Football Playoff rankings. The SEC, however, may have peaked a bit early. The league likely lost two playoff contenders Saturday: One was expected, as two one-loss teams, No. 3 Auburn and No. 4 Mississippi, played a probable elimination game in Oxford, Miss. Auburn held on to win a 35-31 thriller. The other was not, as unranked Florida stunned No. 11 Georgia, 38-20, in an SEC East showdown in Jacksonville, Fla. That loss vaulted two-loss Missouri, a Saturday...

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