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Preseason SEC Football Media Poll, All-SEC Team Announced

Preseason SEC Football Media Poll, All-SEC Team Announced

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 22, 2022)– Alabama has been predicted to gain the 2022 SEC Championship, according to a preseason poll of media covering SEC Football Media Times.

Alabama gained an overwhelming 158 votes to be crowned SEC Winner on December 3 in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, though Georgia was next with 18 votes.

The Bulldogs ended up chosen to acquire the SEC Eastern Division with 1254 details, such as 172 initial-position votes, even though Kentucky was 2nd with 932 details and 4 votes to earn the division. Tennessee was third with 929 points. Details had been awarded on a 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scale.

Alabama was picked to acquire the SEC Western Division with 1262 full points, adopted by Texas A&M with 968 and Arkansas with 844. Alabama gained 177, all but 4, initial-spot votes in the SEC West.

Only 9 occasions considering that 1992 has the predicted winner prior to the period at SEC Media Times proceeded to gain the SEC Championship Game, which includes the last two consecutive seasons.

SEC PRESEASON MEDIA POLL

1st position votes in ()

EAST

1. Georgia (172)  — 1254

2. Kentucky (4) — 932

3. Tennessee (1) — 929

4. Florida — 712

5. South Carolina (3) — 662

6. Missouri — 383

7. Vanderbilt (1) — 196

WEST

1. Alabama (177) — 1262

2. Texas A&M (3) — 968

3. Arkansas (1) — 844

4. Ole Pass up — 675

5. LSU — 591

6. Mississippi State — 390

7. Auburn — 338

SEC Champion

Alabama — 158

Georgia — 18

South Carolina — 3

Vanderbilt — 1

Texas A&M — 1

2022 PRESEASON MEDIA Times ALL-SEC Workforce

OFFENSE

1st-Workforce

QB – Bryce Youthful, Alabama

RB – Tank Bigsby, Auburn

RB – Jahmyr Gibbs, Alabama

WR – Kayshon Boutte, LSU

WR – Jermaine Burton, Alabama

TE – Brock Bowers, Ga

OL – Emil Ekiyor Jr., Alabama

OL – Warren McClendon, Ga

OL – O’Cyrus Torrence, Florida

OL – Nick Broeker, Ole Pass up

C – Ricky Stromberg, Arkansas

Second-Group

QB – Hendon Hooker, Tennessee

RB – Chris Rodriguez Jr., Kentucky

RB – Devon Achane, Texas A&M

WR – Cedric Tillman, Tennessee

WR – Jonathan Mingo, Ole Skip

TE – Cameron Latu, Alabama

OL – Layden Robinson, Texas A&M

OL – Kenneth Horsey, Kentucky

OL – Darnell Wright, Tennessee

OL – Javion Cohen, Alabama

C – Sedrick Van Pran, Ga

Third-Crew

QB – Will Levis, Kentucky

RB – Zach Evans, Ole Pass up

RB – Kenny McIntosh, Ga

WR – Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

WR – Josh Vann, South Carolina

TE – Jaheim Bell, South Carolina

OL – Brady Latham, Arkansas

OL – Tyler Steen, Alabama

OL – Javon Foster, Missouri

*OL – Jeremy James, Ole Pass up

*OL – Kendall Randolph, Alabama

C – Cooper Mays, Tennessee

Protection

Initial-Group

DL – Jalen Carter, Ga

DL – BJ Ojulari, LSU

DL – Derick Hall, Auburn

DL – Byron Youthful, Tennessee

LB – Will Anderson Jr., Alabama

LB – Nolan Smith, Ga

LB – Henry To’oTo’o, Alabama

DB – Jordan Fight, Alabama

DB – Kelee Ringo, Georgia

DB – Eli Ricks, Alabama

DB – Jalen Catalon, Arkansas

Second-Workforce

DL – Zacch Pickens, South Carolina

DL – D.J. Dale, Alabama

DL – Ali Gaye, LSU

DL – Colby Picket, Auburn

LB – Bumper Pool, Arkansas

LB – Dallas Turner, Alabama

LB – Brenton Cox Jr., Florida

DB – Cam Smith, South Carolina

DB – Antonio Johnson, Texas A&M

DB – Christopher Smith, Georgia

DB – Emmanuel Forbes, Mississippi Condition

3rd-Staff

DL – Gervon Dexter, Florida

DL – Justin Eboigbe, Alabama

DL – Maason Smith, LSU

DL – McKinnley Jackson, Texas A&M

LB – Owen Pappoe, Auburn

LB – Ventrell Miller, Florida

LB – Jeremy Banking institutions, Tennessee

DB – Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama

DB – Trey Dean III, Florida

DB – Trevon Bouquets, Tennessee

DB – Malachi Moore, Alabama

Experts

Initial-Team

P – Nik Constantinou, Texas A&M

PK – Will Reichard, Alabama

RS – Kearis Jackson, Ga

AP – Jahmyr Gibbs, Alabama

2nd-Workforce

P – Oscar Chapman, Auburn

PK – Anders Carlson, Auburn

RS – Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

AP – Devon Achane, Texas A&M

Third-Staff

P – Paxton Brooks, Tennessee

PK – Harrison Mevis, Missouri

RS – JoJo Earle, Alabama

AP – Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

* – Implies a tie