Alabama picked to win SEC title in football

Gamecocks' Hurst, Moore, and Samuel named to media's All-SEC Teams

Gamecocks' Hurst, Moore, and Samuel named to media's All-SEC Teams

Defending SEC champion Alabama was the overwhelming choice to defend its league title in voting by media members at SEC media days released Friday by the conference. SC received five votes to win the division - and even one to win the overall league championship.

The vote in the West also put two rivals in the top spots, but Alabama getting 225 first place votes and runner-up Auburn getting 13 doesn't show much faith from the voters that it's really close.

Tennessee was projected to finish third in the East, followed by South Carolina, Kentucky, Vanderbilt and Missouri. The Razorbacks were selected fourth, immediately behind LSU, and followed by Texas A&M, Mississippi State and Ole Miss.

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League reporters have not fared well in selecting the overall champion in past years.

Alabama also had a record 10 first-team picks on the media's preseason all-SEC team.

Six times since 1992 - four times in the last 20 - the predicted champion at SEC Media Days has proceeded to win the SEC Championship.

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Georgia's the favorite in the Eastern Division.

Reporters chose Alabama as the West champion and overall conference victor.

Behind Alabama and Auburn for the overall championship were Georgia with 6, LSU and Florida with 3, and South Carolina, Vanderbilt, and Arkansas with 1 each.

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Carlson was one of just two first-team All-SEC selections for Auburn, which had eight total players named to the preseason list, including first-team offensive tackle Braden Smith, second-team running back Kamryn Pettway and a quartet of second-team defenders in sophomore lineman Marlon Davidson, junior defensive back Carlton Davis, senior defensive back Tray Matthews and senior linebacker Tre' Williams.

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