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Ole Miss picked 3rd in SEC West by media

Ole Miss picked 3rd in SEC West by media

Ole Miss has been picked by the media covering the Southeastern Conference to finish 3rd in the SEC West Division this fall.

The Rebels garnered a total of 1,479 points and received five first-place votes. Alabama was predicted to win the SEC West and the overall SEC Championship. Mississippi State was chosen last in the SEC West and, along with Auburn, received no first place votes.

The complete order of finish as predicted by the media is as follows:

SEC WEST (Predictions by Media)

Predicted FinishTeamTotal PointsFirst Place Votes
1Alabama2,220246
2LSU1,98476
3Ole Miss1,4795
4Texas A&M1,1303
5Arkansas1,0471
6Auburn8900
7Mississippi State5180

SEC EAST (Predictions by Media)

Predicted FinishTeamTotal PointsFirst Place Votes
1Tennessee2,167225
2Florida1,89157
3Georgia1,86045
4Kentucky9330
5Vanderbilt8102
6Missouri8070
7South Carolina8002

If you don’t like the results, have no fear, Ole Miss fans, as the media covering the Southeastern Conference has only correctly chosen the overall champion three times in the last 20 years.

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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