Alabama, the media’s choice to win the 2013 title, received 182 of 243 ballots cast to decide the SEC champion. Other teams receiving votes to claim the title were Georgia (38), the East Division favorite, South Carolina (18), A&M (4) and LSU (1).
The projected West Division pecking order: Alabama, A&M, LSU, Ole Miss, Auburn, Mississippi State and Arkansas. Alabama had the most first-team honorees (7).
_ Jimmy Burch