AL.com polled the SEC’s 14 sports information directors to compile its annual preseason predictions for both conference divisions.
It should come as little surprise that the SIDs picked reigning national champion Alabama to win the West. The SEC East was a little more interesting, considering that those same SIDs believe last year’s East champion, Florida, will finish third behind Tennessee and Georgia.
The representatives from each school were not allowed to vote for their own university in the poll.
Here’s a look at the full projected standings for each division:
3. Ole Miss
6. Texas A&M
7. Mississippi State
5. South Carolina