BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the media favorite to win the Southeastern Conference title while Florida is the pick to win the Eastern Division.
Alabama received 77 votes to win the championship game on Dec. 19 in Atlanta, while Georgia and LSU each were picked on seven ballots. The SEC released results of voting Wednesday from reporters covering the league.
The Gators edged Georgia 624 points to 613 in the East while Tennessee was picked to finish third.
Alabama was a lopsided pick in the West with 660 points topping LSU (489) and Auburn (488).