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Jonathanís 2001 SEC Football Predictions


Predicted Standings for SEC 2001

EAST

Team Conference Record Overall Record
Tennessee
7-1
9-2
Florida
6-2
9-2
South Carolina
5-3
8-3
Georgia
4-4
6-5
Vanderbilt
2-6
4-7
Kentucky
1-7
2-9

WEST

Team Conference Record Overall Record
*Mississippi State
6-2
9-2
LSU
6-2
9-2
Alabama
4-4
7-4
Arkansas
3-5
6-5
Mississippi
3-5
6-5
Auburn
3-5
5-6

(*) indicates that this team wins tiebreaker over team with same conference record

2001 Preseason All-SEC Team
1st Team Offense
Position Player Team
QB
Wayne Madkin
Mississippi State
RB
Derek Watson
South Carolina
RB
Dicenzo Miller
Mississippi State
WR
Jabar Gaffney
Florida
WR
Josh Reed
LSU
TE
Robert Royal
LSU
*OL
Terrence Metcalf
Mississippi
*OL
Tommy Watson
Mississippi State
*OL
Mike Pearson
Florida
*OL
Kendall Simmons
Auburn
*OL
John Stinchcomb
Georgia
K
Alex Walls
Tennessee


1st Team Defense
Position Player Team
*DL
John Henderson
Tennessee
*DL
Will Overstreet
Tennessee
*DL
Dorsett Davis
Mississippi State
*DL
Kindal Moorehead
Alabama
LB
Mario Haggan
Mississippi State
LB
Kalimba Edwards
South Carolina
LB
Trev Faulk
LSU
*DB
Lito Sheppard
Florida
*DB
Pig Prather
Mississippi State
*DB
Sheldon Brown
South Carolina
*DB
Ryan Clark
LSU
P
Damon Duval
Auburn
AP
Freddie Milons**
Alabama

The following players could easily make the all-conference team by the end of the season: Casey Clausen (QB,TN).....Rohan Davey (QB,LSU).....Dontae Walker (RB,MSU).....Ernest Graham (RB,UF).....Terrence Edwards (WR,GA).....Donteí Stallworth (WR,TN).....Melvin Paige (OL,SC).....Jeff Chandler (K,FL).....Alex Brown (DE,UF).....Eddie Strong (LB,UM).....Saleem Rasheed (LB,AL).....Cedric Cobbs (RB,AR).....Donald Lee (TE,MSU).....Todd Johnson (DB,FL).....Derek Smith (TE,KY).
*Regardless of position
**Could also be considered a WR


Must-See Games of SEC 2001

Tennessee at Alabama
LSU at Alabama
Mississippi State at Alabama
Alabama at Auburn
Tennessee at Arkansas
Auburn at Georgia
Tennessee at Florida
Mississippi State at Florida
Florida at LSU
Florida at South Carolina
Florida State at Florida
Georgia at Georgia Tech
South Carolina at Georgia
Kentucky at Vanderbilt
LSU at Tennessee
LSU at Mississippi State
Arkansas at Mississippi
South Carolina at Mississippi State
Mississippi at Mississippi State
South Carolina at Tennessee
Clemson at South Carolina
Tennessee at Notre Dame
Middle Tennessee State at Vanderbilt


Rating the Schedules from Toughest to Easiest in SEC 2001

1) Tennessee
2) Alabama
3) Georgia
4) Florida
5) Kentucky
6) South Carolina
7) Arkansas
8) Auburn
9) Mississippi State
10) LSU
11) Mississippi
12) Vanderbilt

Out-of-Conference Opponents for each Team
Alabama: Southern Miss, UTEP, UCLA
Arkansas: UNLV, North Texas, Central Florida
Auburn: Ball State, Louisiana Tech, Syracuse
Florida: Marshall, LA-Monroe, Florida State
Georgia: Arkansas State, Houston, Georgia Tech
Kentucky: Ball State, Louisville, Indiana
LSU: Tulane, Utah State, Middle Tennessee State
Mississippi: Murray State, Arkansas State, Middle Tennessee State
Mississippi State: Memphis, BYU, Troy State
South Carolina: Boise State, Bowling Green, Clemson
Tennessee: Syracuse, Memphis, Notre Dame
Vanderbilt: Richmond, Duke, Middle Tennessee State

Coaching Changes in the SEC for 2001

Team Out In
AlabamaMike DuboseDennis Franchione
GeorgiaJim DonnanMark Richt
KentuckyHal MummeGuy Morriss


2001 SEC Composite Schedule

Sep 1 Sep 8 Sep 15 Sep 22 Sep 29 Oct 6 Oct 13 Oct 20 Oct 27 Nov 3Nov 10Nov 17Nov 24
ALABAMA
UCLA
at Vanderbilt
Southern Miss
Arkansas
at South Carolina
UTEP
at Mississippi
Tennessee
-
LSU
Miss. State
at Auburn
-
ARKANSAS
UNLV
Tennessee
North Texas
at Alabama
at Georgia
-
South Carolina
-
Auburn
at Mississippi
Central Florida
Miss. State
at LSU
AUBURN
Ball State
Mississippi
at LSU
at Syracuse
at Vanderbilt
Miss. State
Florida
LA Tech
at Arkansas
-
at Georgia
Alabama
-
FLORIDA
Marshall
LA-Monroe
Tennessee
at Kentucky
Miss. State
at LSU
at Auburn
-
Georgia
Vanderbilt
at South Carolina
Florida State
-
GEORGIA
Arkansas State
South Carolina
Houston
-
Arkansas
at Tennessee
at Vanderbilt
Kentucky
Florida
-
Auburn
at Mississippi
at Georgia Tech
KENTUCKY
Louisville
Ball State
at Indiana
Florida
Mississippi
at South Carolina
LSU
at Georgia
-
at Miss. State
at Vanderbilt
Tennessee
-
LSU
Tulane
Utah State
Auburn
-
at Tennessee
Florida
at Kentucky
at Miss. State
Mississippi
at Alabama
Mid. Tenn. State
-
Arkansas
MISSISSIPPI
Murray State
at Auburn
Vanderbilt
-
at Kentucky
at Arkansas State
Alabama
Mid. Tenn. State
at LSU
Arkansas
-
Georgia
(22nd) at Miss. State
MISSISSIPPI STATE
(3rd) Memphis
-
BYU
(20th) South Carolina
at Florida
at Auburn
Troy State
LSU
-
Kentucky
at Alabama
at Arkansas
(22nd) Mississippi
SOUTH CAROLINA
Boise State
at Georgia
Bowling Green
(20th) at Miss. State
Alabama
Kentucky
at Arkansas
Vanderbilt
at Tennessee
-
Florida
Clemson
-
TENNESSEE
Syracuse
at Arkansas
at Florida
-
LSU
Georgia
-
at Alabama
South Carolina
at Notre Dame
Memphis
at Kentucky
Vanderbilt
VANDERBILT
(8/30) Mid. Tenn. State
Alabama
at Mississippi
Richmond
Auburn
-
Georgia
at South Carolina
at Duke
at Florida
Kentucky
-
at Tennessee


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