“It just means more.” Those 4 phrases sum up every thing that’s sacred about SEC soccer and rightfully so. The SEC has seven groups within the top-25 AP Poll, together with No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Georgia.

Two years in the past, it was LSU that dominated the convention, and Bengals receiver Ja’Marr Chase was the staff’s linchpin. Chase routinely dominated the convention en path to turning into the 2021 fifth general choice by Cincinnati. Early returns have been optimistic, as Chase leads all rookie receivers with 297 yards and 4 touchdowns, reunited with former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow. Speaking with the Bengals media on Monday, Chase was requested how he handles massive video games within the NFL. SEC haters, look away.

 

Chase’s play has contributed to the Bengals’ 3-1 file, which has them in rivalry within the crowded AFC North. Chase has additionally garnered his personal awards, being named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Month for September.