How head coaches view teams in SEC ahead of Week 6




The 2022 Southeastern Conference football season kicked off Aug. 27 between Vanderbilt and Hawaii.

Vanderbilt defeated the Rainbow Warriors, 63-10, during Week 0 at Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Southeastern Conference championship game is slated for Dec. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tennessee's 2022 regular-season schedule features home games against Ball State, Akron, Florida, Alabama, UT Martin, Kentucky and Missouri.

The Vols' 2022 schedule features road contests at Pittsburgh in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic, LSU, Georgia, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

2022 Tennessee football schedule: Vols Wire's downloadable schedule wallpaper

The latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll was released Sunday ahead of Week 6.

SEC head coaches who vote in the weekly USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll are Billy Napier (Florida), Sam Pittman (Arkansas), Nick Saban (Alabama) and Kirby Smart (Georgia).

Below are how Napier, Pittman, Saban and Smart, combined with other FBS head coaches, view SEC teams, in ranking order nationally, ahead of Week 6.

1. Alabama (5-0, 2-0 SEC)

 

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2. Georgia (5-0, 2-0 SEC)

 

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8. Tennessee (4-0, 1-0 SEC)

 

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9. Ole Miss (5-0, 1-0 SEC)

 

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13. Kentucky (4-1, 1-1 SEC)

 

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23. Mississippi State (4-1, 1-1 SEC)

 

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25. Arkansas (3-2, 1-2 SEC)

 

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27. LSU (4-1, 2-0 SEC)

 

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29. Florida (3-2, 0-2 SEC)

 

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35. Texas A&M (3-2, 1-1 SEC)

 

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NR. Auburn (3-2, 1-1 SEC)

 

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NR. Missouri (2-3, 0-2 SEC)

 

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NR. South Carolina (3-2, 0-2 SEC)

 

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NR. Vanderbilt (3-2, 0-1 SEC)

 

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The USA TODAY Sports AFCA Board of Coaches is 64 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the American Football Coaches Association. The board for the 2022 season: Tim Albin, Ohio; Tom Allen, Indiana; Blake Anderson, Utah State; Marcus Arroyo, UNLV; Dino Babers, Syracuse; Mike Bloomgren, Rice; Brent Brennan, San Jose State; Neal Brown, West Virginia; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina; Paul Chryst, Wisconsin; Dave Clawson, Wake Forest; Sonny Cumbie, Louisiana Tech; Kalen DeBoer, Washington; Jake Dickert, Washington State; Dana Dimel, Texas-El Paso; Dave Doeren, North Carolina State; Stan Drayton, Temple; Sonny Dykes, TCU; Mike Elko, Duke; Luke Fickell, Cincinnati; Jedd Fisch, Arizona; Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern; James Franklin, Penn State; Marcus Freeman, Notre Dame; Hugh Freeze, Liberty; Willie Fritz, Tulane; Danny Gonzales, New Mexico; Jeff Hafley, Boston College; Will Hall, Southern Mississippi; Thomas Hammock, Northern Illinois; Tyson Helton, Western Kentucky; Brady Hoke, San Diego State; Dana Holgorsen; Houston; Butch Jones, Arkansas State; Chris Klieman, Kansas State; Rhett Lashlee, SMU; Lance Leipold, Kansas; Tim Lester, Western Michigan; Sean Lewis, Kent State; Mike Locksley, Maryland; Mike MacIntyre, Florida International; Chuck Martin, Miami (Ohio); Joey McGuire, Texas Tech; Jeff Monken, Army; Joe Moorhead, Akron; Jim Mora, Connecticut; Billy Napier, Florida; Pat Narduzzi, Pittsburgh; Ken Niumatalolo, Navy; Sam Pittman, Arkansas; Brent Pry, Virginia Tech; Nick Saban, Alabama; Scott Satterfield, Louisville; Greg Schiano, Rutgers; Kirby Smart, Georgia; Jake Spavital, Texas State; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Jon Sumrall, Troy; Jeff Tedford, Fresno State; Jeff Traylor, Texas-San Antonio; Mel Tucker, Michigan State; Kyle Whittingham, Utah, Ken Wilson, Nevada.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire

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