Coming off a week in which both Athens and Columbia hosted Top 25 matchups, which teams rose and fell in the latest update of our 2023 SEC football power rankings as we enter Week 7?
Ole Miss, LSU rise in Week 7 2023 SEC football power rankings
14. Vanderbilt Commodores
Previous Ranking: 14
We begin this week’s update with Vanderbilt remaining at No. 14, as the Commodores dropped their fifth consecutive game by falling at Florida, 38-14. A game in which Vanderbilt trailed by a score of 21-7 at halftime, the Commodores would be outscored 14-0 in the second quarter, as well as 10-0 in the fourth, while also being tied 7-7 in the game’s first and third quarters.
Now sitting at 2-5 overall for the season, as well as 0-3 in SEC play, Vanderbilt will now return home Saturday for what is their toughest test yet against top-ranked Georgia.
13. Mississippi State Bulldogs
Previous Ranking: 13
The lone SEC football team to play a non-conference opponent in Week 6, Mississippi State remains at No. 13 after snapping their three-game losing streak with a 41-28 home win over Western Michigan. A game in which Mississippi State led by a score of 31-21 entering the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs would also out-gain the Broncos in total yardage, 440-413.
Now sitting at 3-3 overall, as well as 0-3 in SEC play, the Bulldogs now enter their bye week.