SEC Football by the Numbers: Top 10 from Week 6

Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU and South Carolina won conference games on the sixth Saturday of the 2017 SEC

3 TDs were scored by the South Carolina defense in the Gamecocks' 48-22 victory over Arkansas on Saturday. South Carolina has no record of that ever happening before for the Gamecocks. LB Skai Moore returned an interception 34 yards for a TD as South Carolina took a 27-10 lead with 8:33 left in the third quarter, LB T.J. Brunson returned a fumble 72 yards for a TD as the Gamecocks took a 34-10 lead with 4:23 left in the third quarter and DB Keisean Nixon returned an interception 45 yards for a TD as South Carolina took a 48-16 lead with 3:33 left in the game. The game was the first in which South Carolina had more than one defensive TD since Sept. 10, 2011, when the Gamecocks had an interception return and a fumble return for scores in 45-42 victory over Georgia.

3 Consecutive Kentucky seasons have included victories over Missouri and South Carolina - the first time that the Wildcats have defeated the same two SEC opponents three years in a row. Kentucky extended its winning streak over Missouri with a 40-34 victory on Saturday. The Wildcats defeated South Carolina for the fourth straight season by taking a 23-13 victory on Sept. 16.

5 Consecutive Auburn-Ole Miss games have featured a 300-yard passing day for the Rebels QB, although the Tigers have won four of those contests. On Saturday, Shea Patterson completed 34-of-51 passes for 346 yards with two TDs and no interceptions in Ole Miss' 44-23 loss to Auburn. On Oct. 5, 2013, Bo Wallace completed 25-of-48 passes for 336 yards with two TDs and two interceptions in the Rebels' 30-22 loss. On Nov. 1, 2014, Wallace completed 28-of-40 passes for 339 yards with two TDs and two interceptions in Ole Miss' 35-31 loss. On Oct. 31, 2015, Chad Kelly completed 33-of-51 passes for 381 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in the Rebels' 27-19 victory. On Oct. 29, 2016, Kelly completed 36-of-59 passes for 465 yards with three touchdowns and one interception in Ole Miss' 40-29 loss.

5 TD plays in Kentucky's 40-34 victory over Missouri covered at least half the field. RB Benny Snell scored on a 71-yard run and WR Garrett Johnson caught a 64-yard TD pass from QB Stephen Johnson for Kentucky. Missouri QB Drew Lock threw TD passes of 75 yards to WR Johnathon Johnson, 58 yards to WR Emanuel Hall and 50 yards to WR J'Mon Moore. Missouri leads the nation with eight passes that have gained at least 50 yards this season.    

11 TDs have been scored in the past three Auburn games by RB Kerryon Johnson, who reached the end zone three times in the first half during the Tigers' 44-23 victory over Ole Miss on Saturday. Johnson ran for 204 yards against the Rebels, the highest rushing total by an SEC player this season. Johnson ran for five TDs in a 51-14 victory over Missouri on Sept. 23 and three more in a 49-10 victory over Mississippi State on Sept. 30. Johnson leads the nation with 12 rushing TDs this season, and he's tied with San Diego State RB Rashaad Penny at 12 for the national lead in total TDs.

20 Games during Florida's record-setting scoring streak have featured single-digit points for the Gators, including one in which a safety was all that kept the streak going. In its 17-16 loss to LSU on Saturday, Florida played its 366 consecutive game without being shut out, breaking the major-college record of 365 games established by Michigan between a 26-0 loss to Iowa on Oct. 20, 1984, and a 31-0 loss to Notre Dame on Sept. 6, 2014. Florida hasn't been blanked since losing to Auburn 16-0 on Oct. 29, 1988. The streak started with a 26-3 loss to Georgia on Nov. 5, 1988 - one of three games in the streak in which the Gators' scoring consisted of a single field goal. On Nov. 28, 2015, Florida's offense didn't score at all, but the streak reached 346 games thanks to a safety in a 27-2 loss to Florida State. Despite its record status, Florida's scoring streak isn't the nation's longest at this time. NCAA FCS member Montana has scored in its past 376 games.

30 Years since Georgia had piled up as many rushing yards in a game as it did during its 45-14 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday. The Bulldogs ran for 423 yards on 54 carries against the Commodores with RB Sony Michel gaining 150 and RB Nick Chubb netting 138. The team total was the most for Georgia since the Bulldogs ran for 454 yards in a 52-24 victory over Vanderbilt on Oct. 17, 1987.

46 Consecutive extra-point attempts had been made by Florida PK Eddy Pineiro - every one of his collegiate career - until he missed one in the Gators' 17-16 loss to LSU on Saturday. After running back RB Lamical Perine ran for his second TD of the third quarter with 1:45 left in the period, Pineiro missed the extra-point attempt that would have tied the game, and there was no more scoring in the contest.

413 Points have been scored by PK Daniel Carlson during his Auburn career after he added 14 to his total with three field goals and five extra points in the Tigers' 44-23 victory over Ole Miss on Saturday. That's the most points that have been scored by an SEC player. Carlson replaced Georgia PK Blair Walsh at the top of the scoring list. Walsh scored 412 points for the Bulldogs from 2008 through 2011. The only other SEC players who scored 400 points also were Georgia kickers -- Billy Bennett scored 409 from 2000 through 2003 and Marshall Morgan scored 407 from 2012 through 2015.

638 Offensive snaps were taken by Alabama between its two most recent turnovers. Auburn's Daniel Thomas intercepted a pass by Alabama QB Jalen Hurts with 6:26 left in the first half of the Iron Bowl on Nov. 26, and the Tide didn't have another turnover until nine games later. In Alabama's 27-19 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday, Alabama WR Robert Foster fumbled after catching a pass, and Texas A&M DB DeShawn Capers-Smith recovered the loose football at the Tide's 36-yard line with 6:50 left in the third quarter.

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Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @AMarkG1.

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