JD must be running late again this week so I'll go ahead and post the predictions thread. Last week I didn't do so well. This week maybe I'll be closer to the actual score. Kentucky has little to no defense (not that we can say much) but I look for Auburn to win this one and I really don't think it'll be close. Why? Because I think our defense will be ready THIS WEEK after losing to Arkansas the way that we did. But anything can happen.
My Prediction: Auburn 45 Kentucky 20
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Game within the game: Kentucky coach Rich Brooks might not reveal until Saturday who he plans to start at quarterback, which could complicate Auburn's defensive preparations. Starter Mike Hartline is out with a knee injury, and backup Will Fidler and true freshman Morgan Newton are the top candidates to replace him. Receiver/Wildcat QB Randall Cobb also could be in for an expanded role. Hartline was a known commodity with plenty of film available for Auburn to study, but the newcomers could make it more difficult for the Tigers to rely on anything more than "educated guesses," coach Gene Chizik said.