Southeastern Conference Football Capsules

No. 12 Florida at Miami

WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Sun Life Stadium (76,500), Miami Gardens, Fla.


RECORDS: Florida is 1-0; Miami is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Florida defeated Toledo 24-6; Florida State defeated Pittsburgh 41-13.

SERIES: Miami leads 28-26

NOTES: The teams have no future meetings scheduled, though Miami would like to see the series continued. ... The last meeting was in 2008, a 26-3 Florida win. ... Miami has added more than 1,300 seats to Sun Life Stadium for this game, bringing the capacity to just under 77,000, which would be a Hurricane record for that facility.

Miami (Ohio) at Kentucky

WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Commonwealth Stadium (67,942), Lexington, Ky.


RECORDS: Miami (Ohio) is 0-1; Kentucky is 0-1.

LAST WEEK: Western Kentucky defeated Kentucky 35-26; Marshall defeated Miami (Ohio) 52-14.

SERIES: Kentucky leads 7-4-1.

NOTES: Kentucky is opening the 41st season of football in Commonwealth Stadium. ... Eleven Wildcats made their first career starts against Western Kentucky. ... Miami (Ohio) gave up 38 unanswered points to Marshall after being tied 14-14 at halftime.

Western Kentucky at Tennessee

WHEN: 11:21 a.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Neyland Stadium (102,455), Knoxville, Tenn.


RECORDS: Western Kentucky is 1-0; Tennessee is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Western Kentucky defeated Kentucky 35-26; Tennessee defeated Austin Peay 45-0.

SERIES: Tennessee leads 1-0.

NOTES: Western Kentucky is one of two Sun Belt teams the Vols this season as South Alabama visits Knoxville on Sept. 28. ... Tennessee is 7-0 all-time against current Sun Belt schools, including two wins last season — 51-13 over Georgia State and 55-48 over Troy.

Alcorn State at Mississippi State

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field (55,082), Starkville, Miss.


RECORDS: Alcorn State is 1-0; Mississippi State is 0-1.

LAST WEEK: Mississippi State lost to Oklahoma State 21-3; Alcorn State defeated Edward Waters 63-12.

SERIES: Mississippi State leads 1-0.

NOTES: Davis Wade Stadium is the second-oldest in Division I and the fifth-oldest all-time. ...Mississippi State has won 14 of its past 20 home openers at Scott Field. ...Arnold Walker led the Braves with 75 yards on 16 carries and a single-game and career-high three touchdowns.

Toledo at Missouri

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium (71,004), Columbia, Mo.


RECORDS: Toledo is 0-1; Missouri is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Missouri defeated Murray State 58-14; Toledo lost to Florida 24-6

SERIES: First meeting.

NOTES: Missouri put up 694 yards of total offense against Murray State. ... Missouri coach Gary Pinkel coached the Rockets through the 2000 season, leaving for Missouri as Toledo’s winningest coach, going 73-37-3 in 10 seasons.

South Carolina at Georgia

WHEN: 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Sanford Stadium (92,746), Athens, Ga.


RECORDS: South Carolina is 1-0; Georgia is 0-1.

LAST WEEK: South Carolina defeated North Carolina 27-10; Clemson defeated Georgia 38-35.

SERIES: Georgia leads 46-17-2.

NOTES: Georgia is trying to avoid its second 0-2 start in three years. ... Georgia RB Todd Gurley rushed for a career-best 154 yards and two touchdowns against Clemson.

Samford at Arkansas

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: War Memorial Stadium (53,955), Little Rock, Ark.


RECORDS: Samford is 1-0; Arkansas is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Arkansas defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 34-14; Samford defeated Georgia State 31-21.

SERIES: First meeting.

NOTES: Arkansas’ 37:12 time of possession in the season-opening win against Louisiana-Lafayette was the Razorbacks’ highest since 38:27 against Auburn in 2009. ... The Razorbacks are the only team in the NCAA to have two rushers with at least 130 yards and a 200-yard passer in the season’s opening week.

Southeast Missouri at Ole Miss

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (60,580), Oxford, Miss.


RECORDS: Southeast Missouri is 0-1; Ole Miss is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Southeast Missouri lost to Southeastern Louisiana 45-7; Ole Miss defeated Vanderbilt 39-35.

SERIES: First meeting.

NOTES: Ole Miss, which is looking to start 2-0 for the second straight year, is riding a three-game win streak, its longest since the 2009 season.

Sam Houston State at Texas A&M

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Kyle Field (83,002), College Station, Texas.

TV: Fox PPV.

RECORDS: Texas A&M is 1-0; Sam Houston State is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Texas A&M defeated Rice 52-31; Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 74-0.

SERIES: Texas A&M 11-0.

NOTES: The Aggies beat Sam Houston State, which has reached the FCS title game the last two seasons, 47-28 last season. ...Texas A&M and Sam Houston State are just 53 miles apart. ... A&M CB Deshazor Everett will have to sit out the first half on Saturday after being ejected in the second half against Rice for targeting.

Arkansas State at Auburn

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Jordan-Hare Stadium (87, 451), Auburn, Ala.


RECORDS: Arkansas State is 1-0; Auburn is 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Arkansas State defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 62-11; Auburn defeated Washington State 31-24.

SERIES: Auburn leads 2-0.

NOTES: First-year Auburn coach Gus Malzahn was coach at Arkansas State last season. ... The Red Wolves carry a four-game road winning streak into Saturday’s game.

Austin Peay at Vanderbilt

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Vanderbilt Stadium (40,550), Nashville, Tenn.


RECORDS: Austin Peay is 0-1; Vanderbilt is 0-1.

LAST WEEK: Ole Miss defeated Vanderbilt 39-35; Tennessee defeated Austin Peay 45-0.

SERIES: First meeting.

NOTES: Vanderbilt will be playing in its first sold-out opener in 14 years. ...This is the third straight season Austin Peay has opened with consecutive FBS opponents.