SEC Power Rankings: Week 4

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Sep 13, 2014; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) jogs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles during the first quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

2. Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0, 0-0)

Last Week’s Result: Beat Southern Miss 52-12

It appears that the Crimson Tide may have finally found their starting quarterback. While Blake Sims has started each of the first three games of the 2014 season, the Alabama coaching staff has never made any announcement that he has “won” the quarterback competition with Florida State transfer Jacob Coker.

Sims completed 12 of 17 passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the 52-12 victory over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. Coker came in late and completed five of seven passes for 46 yards, but does not seem nearly as comfortable on the field as Sims does.

USM is a really bad football team, and Alabama handled them easily. The box score was lopsided as Alabama racked up 547 yards on offense and held the Eagles to only 263 total yards. However, Bama fans are understandably upset that the Tide allowed 12 points.

This Week: vs. Florida