Several SEC surprises in Sports Illustrated's preseason Top 25
Auburn is the best team in the SEC heading into the 2015 season, according to Sports Illustrated’s preseason Top 25.
SI’s rankings feature eight teams from the SEC, highlighted by the Tigers and Alabama (No. 5) inside the Top 10. Georgia comes in at No. 11 and Ole Miss at 13.
Two-time defending Eastern Division champion Mizzou, Arkansas, LSU and Mississippi State are others from the SEC featured in the 20-25 range.
Tennessee, believed by most to be the East’s second-best team behind the Bulldogs, isn’t ranked. Texas A&M is the only Western Division squad not mentioned.
SI’s preseason Top 25
- Ohio State
- Notre Dame
- Michigan State
- Florida State
- Ole Miss
- Boise State
- Arizona State
- Georgia Tech
- Mississippi State