SEC Players to Watch in Week 12

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Posted Nov 15, 2010


Players on the move or with something to prove in week 12 in the SEC

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Alabama junior receiver Julio Jones. Mr. Jones can pad his stats this week against Georgia State.Last week's choice: RB Mark Ingram – 53 yards rushing, 77 yards receiving and 1 touchdown.

Arkansasjunior linebacker Jerry Franklin. The Razorbacks' outstanding defender will be very busy against the Miss. State rushing attack. Last week's choice: RB Knile Davis – 182 rushing yards and 1 touchdown.

Auburnjunior quarterback Cameron Newton. Yeah, Auburn isn't playing. But you know you'll still be paying attention to every mention of their QB. Last week's choice: Newton – 299 yards of offense, 4 touchdowns.

Florida…junior RB/WR Chris Rainey. The Gators' best offensive threat gets to feast on one last non-conference patsy this week in Appalachian State.Last week's choice: QB John Brantley – completed 16-31 passes for 130 yards and 1 interception.

Georgia…off week. Last week's choice: QB Aaron Murray – completed 15-28 passes for 273 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Kentucky…off week. Last week's choice: WR Randall Cobb – 3 catches for 56 yards, 170 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns.

LSU junior running back Stevan Ridley. With both quarterbacks continuing to struggle, look for LSU to pound the conference's No. 3 rusher this week against Ole Miss.Last week's choice: QB Jordan Jefferson – completed 4-10 passes for 51 yards.

Mississippi Statesenior linebacker Chris White. Has Arkansas' suddenly dangerous running game to contend with. Last week's choice: RB Vick Ballard – 80 yards rushing.

Ole Miss …quarterbacks Jeremiah Masoli and Nathan Stanley . Who will be the man under center for the Reb-bears? These two combined for four interceptions last week, and LSU will feast on turnovers like that. Last week's choice: RB Brandon Bolden – 112 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns.

South Carolina…senior running back Brian Maddox. Mr. Lattimore is due for a rest after 40 carries last week. Expect the senior Maddox to carry the load against Troy. Last week's choice: RB Marcus Lattimore – 212 yards rushing, 3 touchdowns.

Tennessee…freshman quarterback Tyler Bray. The Volunteers seem to have found something that works – letting the lanky youngster toss the ball around the yard. They need to sweep these last two for bowl eligibility. Last week's choice: Bray – completed 18-34 passes for 323 yard and 3 touchdowns.

Vanderbilt...junior cornerback Casey Hayward. One of the conference's best cornerbacks now gets to face its hottest quarterback in UT's Tyler Bray. Last week's choice: Hayward – 1 tackle, 1 pass break-up.