Alabama picked to win SEC; South Carolina favorite in SEC East

SEC Football

The Alabama Crimson Tide was picked to win the SEC football championship by media at this year’s SEC Media Days.

The SEC released the tabulation of results Friday morning with Alabama the overwhelming choice to win the conference followed by LSU and then Arkansas. A clear statement from the media about the strength of the SEC West.

SEC CHAMPION (first place votes in parenthesis): Alabama (98), LSU (29), Arkansas (18), South Carolina (14), Georgia (4), Florida (2), Ole Miss (2).

According to the SEC’s twitter, This is the fourth time that the Alabama Crimson Tide was picked as to win the conference at SEC Media Days.

South Carolina was the favorite in the SEC East with Georgia and Florida following. The predicted order of finish for the SEC East:

1. South Carolina (114) 931
2. Georgia (38) 794
3. Florida (12) 731
4. Tennessee (2) 496
5. Kentucky (1) 340
6. Vanderbilt 215

Alabama was predicted to win the SEC West with LSU and Arkansas in second and third. The predicted order of finish in the SEC East:

1. Alabama (111)925
2. LSU (30) 790
3. Arkansas (23) 717
4. Mississippi State (1) 455
5. Auburn 406
6. Ole Miss (2) 214