The Fearless Friday Forecast:
1. Arkansas at Auburn: This game features the two hottest quarterbacks in the SEC in Ryan Mallett of Arkansas and Cameron Newton of Auburn. I’m giving the edge to Auburn at home and because the Tigers will be able to run the ball with Newton and Michael Dyer and limit Mallett’s posssessions. Auburn will also play a little more defense with Nick Fairley up front. Auburn 27, Arkansas 21.
2. Vanderbilt at Georgia: The Bulldogs finally showed some signs of life last week in beating Tennessee 41-14 and should be able to take care of a Vanderbilt team that is still having some issues on offense (11th in the SEC in scoring) when running back Warren Norman does not have a big game. UGA VIII starts with a win. Georgia 28, Vanderbilt 10.
3. Middle Tennessee State at Georgia Tech: The Yellow Jackets take a break from conference action to play the Blue Raiders of Rick Stockstill. MTSU will be playing its second game with quarterback Dwight Dasher, who sat