Media picks Florida to finish fourth in the East

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    • #18130
      Mark Wheeler
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      BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (July 22, 2022)–Alabama has been predicted to win the 2022 SEC Championship, according to a preseason poll of media covering SEC Football Media Days.

      Alabama received an overwhelming 158 votes to be crowned SEC Champion on December 3 in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, while Georgia was second with 18 votes.

      The Bulldogs were selected to win the SEC Eastern Division with 1254 points, including 172 first-place votes, while Kentucky was second with 932 points and four votes to win the division. Tennessee was third with 929 points. Points were awarded on a 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scale.

      Alabama was picked to win the SEC Western Division with 1262 total points, followed by Texas A&M with 968 and Arkansas with 844. Alabama received 177, all but four, first-place votes in the SEC West.

      Only nine times since 1992 has the predicted champion prior to the season at SEC Media Days proceeded to win the SEC Championship Game, which includes the last two consecutive seasons.


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      School Points
      Georgia (172) 1254
      Kentucky (4) 932
      Tennessee (1) 929
      Florida 712
      South Carolina (3) 662
      Missouri 383
      Vanderbilt (1) 196


      School Points
      Alabama (177) 1262
      Texas A&M (3) 968
      Arkansas (1) 844
      Ole Miss 675
      LSU 591
      Mississippi State 390
      Auburn 338


      School Points
      Alabama 158
      Georgia 18
      South Carolina 3
      Vanderbilt 1
      Texas A&M 1

    • #18184
      ITG Subscriber

      2nd or bust.

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