A handful of SEC greats will be in attendance for this year’s conference championship game.
It announced on Tuesday that the conference will honor former SEC Championship MVPs as part of the 25th championship game in Atlanta, Ga.
An MVP is chosen at the conclusion of each conference championship game by the media. The SEC’s Tuesday release explained that four SEC Championship MVPs went on to win the Heisman Trophy, 11 have led their respective team to a national championship and 20 have gone on to play in the NFL.
The championship game was created in 1992 following the expansion of the league, which added Arkansas and South Carolina to the SEC.
The 2016 contest will take place on Dec. 3. You can view the full list of MVP attendees below:
|1992||Antonio Langham, Alabama**|
|1993||Terry Dean, Florida**|
|1994||Ellis Johnson, Florida**|
|1995||Danny Wuerffel, Florida**|
|1996||Danny Wuerffel, Florida**|
|1997||Peyton Manning, Tennessee**|
|1998||Peerless Price, Tennessee**|
|1999||Freddie Milons, Alabama|
|2000||Rex Grossman, Florida|
|2001||Matt Mauck, LSU**|
|2002||David Greene, Georgia**|
|2003||Justin Vincent, LSU**|
|2004||Jason Campbell, Auburn**|
|2005||D.J. Shockley, Georgia**|
|2006||Percy Harvin, Florida**|
|2007||Ryan Perrilloux, LSU**|
|2008||Tim Tebow, Florida**|
|2009||Greg McElroy, Alabama|
|2010||Cam Newton, Auburn|
|2011||Tyrann Mathieu, LSU|
|2012||Eddie Lacy, Alabama|
|2013||Tre Mason, Auburn|
|2014||Blake Sims, Alabama**|
|2015||Derrick Henry, Alabama**|
** Player will be in attendance