Social media is on fire about the SEC dominating Week 1 (except Tennessee)
The SEC finished Week 1 13-1 against non-conference opponents. Yes, Tennessee was the lone (blowout) loss to West Virginia.
Prior to the season starting, however, there was so much talk about the Big Ten East being the best division in college football. Then, Week 1 happened, and football was actually played.
Michigan State nearly lost to Utah State 38-31. Penn State barely escaped Appalachian State in OT 45-38, and Michigan lost to a good Notre Dame team 24-17. Ohio State did dominate Oregon State 77-31, and yes, Maryland upset a ranked Texas. Still, the three of the big four looked pedestrian and underachieving.
The SEC, on the other hand, owned Week 1, specifically the West finished 7-0. Alabama destroyed Louisville 51-14. Auburn beat a very good Washington team 21-16. Ole Miss hammered Texas Tech 47-27. LSU thumped Miami 33-17. With the emergence of solid QB Joe Burrow, the SEC West changes a little bit, too. Don’t forget about ranked Mississippi State, too.
Following LSU’s win against Miami, social media was sounding off on the SEC re-establishing itself as college football’s premier conference, and the SEC West its premier division.
The Big Ten East came in with the week 1 hype, but the SEC West is walking out with the win. Fun first weekend of college football.
— Matt Svoboda (@Matt_Svoboda) September 3, 2018
You can say right now the SEC West has 4 of the top 10 teams in CFB after this weekend. W/2 others in top 25 just from the west teams alone. DAMN!!!!
— Michael Jameson (@mj_jameson) September 3, 2018
SEC really the best conference. And there’s really no debate.
— Mr. Westside ®️®️ (@RozayRoyce) September 3, 2018
SEC is the best conference in College Football.
— RebelhandWaVingClub (@RebsHands) September 3, 2018
Yes nice showing for the SEC in week one. I’ve heard waaaayyy too much talk about how the Big Ten East will be the best there is this year.
— Garon Hamrick (@gdhamrick) September 3, 2018
The LSU and Miami game is a great example of why the SEC is still the best conference in CFB
— Noah Roach (@nroach13) September 3, 2018
The SEC West is the best conference division in College Football this year.
— Joel Taylor (@JoelFT) September 3, 2018
Appears to be a 13-1 opening weekend for the SEC, including a perfect 7-0 for the SEC West.
— Flint Harris (@Flint_HolyTurf) September 3, 2018
SEC West definitely the toughest looking division here in week one.
— Danny Dettwiller (@dttwllr) September 3, 2018
SEC West proving it’s the best division in CFB this week. Alabama, LSU, Auburn, Ole Miss, Mississippi State all looked really solid
— snuff (@Snu1ff3) September 3, 2018
Update: SEC West flexed on everyone this weekend. Very impressive.
— mitch eslick (@mitch_eslick) September 3, 2018
The SEC West is gonna be a bloodbath this year. pic.twitter.com/tCSQjED2Hb
— Ryan Wade (@ryanwadewx) September 3, 2018
The SEC West is loaded
— Ole Miss Sports (@RebelSportsTalk) September 3, 2018