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Six SEC teams ranked in Athlon Sports’ preseason top 25

Six SEC teams ranked in Athlon Sports’ preseason top 25

Athlon Sports released its preseason rankings for 2016 on Monday, and the Southeastern Conference has six teams in the top 25.

Not surprisingly, defending national champion Alabama sits at the top of the list. The Crimson Tide is joined by three additional SEC teams in the top 10: Tennessee sits at No. 7; LSU is ranked No. 9 and Ole Miss comes in at No. 10.

Rounding out the league’s teams in the top 25 are Georgia at No. 17 and Florida at No. 21.

SEC in the Top 25

1)   Alabama
7)   Tennessee
9)   LSU
10) Ole Miss
17)  Georgia
21)  Florida

For the complete list of Athlon’s preseason top 25 rankings, visit AthlonSports.com.

About The Author

Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn's love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship--and continued as she watched Katie receive three degrees from Ole Miss, culminating with her Pharm D. in 2012. Evelyn, a member of the FWAA, USBWA and the NCBWA, has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.

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