The SEC’s least penalized teams over the last five years

Penalties are frustrating for players, coaches and fans. Penalties can kill drives and are momentum halters.

The SEC has some of the most penalized teams in the country year after year. Why? Some of it has to do with the lack of discipline, while some of it has to do with the loud stadiums teams play in weekly.

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Which SEC teams have been the most penalized over the last five years? Here’s a breakdown, from the least to the most:

RankTeamGPenPen. YdsPen/GYds/G
1Alabama673012,4444.4936.48
2Kentucky623132,6705.0543.06
3Miss State643312,7185.1742.47
4Tennessee623452,7355.5644.11
5Ole Miss633542,9055.6246.11
6Vanderbilt633632,8715.7645.57
7South Carolina663682,9795.5845.14
8Arkansas633913,0926.2149.08
9Auburn663963,4386.0052.09
10LSU664333,4236.5651.86
11Georgia674383,4536.5451.54
12Florida654903,8597.5459.37
Missouri*261391,0625.3540.85
Texas A&M*261611,4256.1954.81

*Based on 2012-13 results

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Couple takeaways:

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