HOOVER, Ala. — The Florida Gators were picked to finish fifth in the SEC East in 2015 after the votes were tallied at SEC Media Days. The Georgia Bulldogs and Alabama Crimson Tide were selected to win their divisions but the Auburn Tigers were picked to win he SEC.
It was the first time in the 23-year history in the poll that the media were divided on divisional champion and overall SEC Champion. Auburn received 96 SEC Championship votes, while the Alabama was close behind with 80.
Alabama, however, was picked to win the SEC Western Division with 1,405 total points, while Auburn was second with 1,362. Alabama received 92 first-place votes in the West, while Auburn collected 108. The Crimson Tide won the Western Division vote due to receiving just three votes for fourth place or lower in the Western Division, while Auburn received 26 such votes. Points were awarded on a 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scale.
– Predicted order of finish –
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