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Team Speed Kills’ 2018 SEC Preseason Power Rankings

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You’ll never guess who’s #1! Okay. Yeah, you can guess. It’s easy.

NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia kMark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Team Speed Kills 2018 Power Rankings! The season begins today and, as a result, we’ve got a fresh batch of rankings to dish out before all the chaos begins.

12 ballots were cast by 12 members of the TSK crew. They are all listed below in the table.

And so, off we go!


14. Vanderbilt Commodores

NCAA Football: Vanderbilt at Tennessee Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Score: 13.9 | Highest Vote: 13 | Lowest Vote: 14

13. Tennessee Volunteers

NCAA Football: Tennessee at Missouri Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Score: 12.5 | Highest Vote: 11 | Lowest Vote: 14

12. Arkansas Razorbacks

NCAA Football: Arkansas at South Carolina Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Score: 12.2 | Highest Vote: 10 | Lowest Vote: 13

11. Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky v Louisville Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Score: 10.6 | Highest Vote: 9 | Lowest Vote: 12

10. Ole Miss Rebels

Arkansas v Mississippi Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Score: 9.4 | Highest Vote: 8 | Lowest Vote: 11

9. Missouri Tigers

Missouri v Arkansas Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Score: 9.1 | Highest Vote: 6 | Lowest Vote: 13

8. Florida Gators

Florida v Georgia Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Score: 8.6 | Highest Vote: 7 | Lowest Vote: 11

7. Texas A&M Aggies

Arkansas v Texas A&M Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Score: 6.8 | Highest Vote: 6 | Lowest Vote: 8

6. LSU Tigers

Troy v LSU Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Score: 5.7 | Highest Vote: 4 | Lowest Vote: 8

5. South Carolina Gamecocks

North Carolina State v South Carolina Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Score: 5.6 | Highest Vote: 3 | Lowest Vote: 6

4. Mississippi State Bulldogs

Massachusetts v Mississippi State Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images

Score: 4.3 | Highest Vote: 3 | Lowest Vote: 6

3. Auburn Tigers

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl - Auburn v Central Florida Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Score: 2.8 | Highest Vote: 2 | Lowest Vote: 4

2. Georgia Bulldogs

SEC Championship - Auburn v Georgia Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Score: 2.4 | Highest Vote: 2 | Lowest Vote: 3

1. Alabama Crimson Tide (12)

AllState Sugar Bowl - Clemson v Alabama Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

First-Place Votes: 12


Power Rankings Ballots

Pollster Alabama Arkansas Auburn Florida Georgia Kentucky LSU Ole Miss Miss State Mizzou South Carolina Tennessee Texas A&M Vanderbilt
Pollster Alabama Arkansas Auburn Florida Georgia Kentucky LSU Ole Miss Miss State Mizzou South Carolina Tennessee Texas A&M Vanderbilt
Christopher Novak 1 14 3 11 2 10 6 9 4 7 8 13 5 12
Robert O'Neill 1 14 3 11 2 9 5 10 4 7 8 13 6 12
Cam Newton 1 13 3 11 2 7 4 9 5 8 10 14 6 12
Jess Leslie 1 13 2 11 3 8 4 12 5 7 9 14 6 10
Bryan Edwards 1 14 3 11 2 8 6 10 5 7 9 12 4 13
Julian Mitchell 1 14 3 11 2 8 6 10 4 7 9 13 5 12
Noah Taylor 1 14 3 11 2 10 6 8 4 7 9 13 5 12
Matthew Gelenites 1 14 3 11 2 10 6 7 4 9 8 12 5 13
Erik Mauro 1 14 3 9 2 6 7 8 5 11 10 13 4 12
Jonathan Waldrop 1 11 3 12 2 8 6 7 4 10 9 14 5 13
Tyler Williams 1 13 2 11 3 7 6 8 5 10 9 14 4 12
Niesha Middlebrooks 1 14 3 11 2 8 6 7 4 10 9 13 5 12
Zach Remelius 1 14 3 12 2 8 5 10 4 7 9 13 6 11
AVERAGE 1 13.5 2.8 11 2.2 8.2 5.6 8.8 4.4 8.2 8.9 13.2 5.1 12
#1 VOTES 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LOWEST VOTE 1 14 3 12 3 10 7 12 5 11 10 14 6 13
HIGHEST VOTE 1 11 2 9 2 6 4 7 4 7 8 12 4 10