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2008 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 92-62, .597 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.83 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.31 (3rd of 12)

Division Champions: Florida (East) and Alabama (West)
Conference Champion: Florida (Won Championship Game 31-20)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida 13 1 .929 7 1 .875 43.6 12.9 25.37 5.59
Georgia 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 31.5 24.5 11.60 4.52
South Carolina 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 20.8 21.1 5.21 4.28
Vanderbilt 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 19.2 19.6 4.48 4.32
Tennessee 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 17.3 16.8 1.64 2.89
Kentucky 7 6 .538 2 6 .250 22.6 21.5 3.55 1.24
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Alabama 12 2 .857 8 0 1.000 30.1 14.3 16.15 2.93
Mississippi 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 32.1 19.0 12.11 3.18
Louisiana State 8 5 .615 3 5 .375 30.9 24.2 5.91 1.37
Arkansas 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 21.9 31.2 -0.36 5.56
Auburn 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 17.3 18.0 1.26 2.10
Mississippi State 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 15.3 24.7 -5.00 1.75

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/2 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Florida 5 5 4 4 4 12 11 5 5 5 4 3 3 2 2 1 1
Alabama 24 13 11 9 8 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 4 6
Georgia 1 2 2 3 3 11 10 10 9 8 14 13 13 13 17 16 13
Mississippi                           25 22 20 14
Auburn 10 9 9 10 15 13 20                    
Louisiana State 7 7 7 6 5 3 4 13 11 15 15 19 18        
South Carolina   24                   24          
Tennessee 18                                
Vanderbilt         21 19 13 22                  

8 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2009-01-08 BCS Championship Florida 24 Oklahoma 14 BCS Championship (Miami, FL)
2009-01-02 Cotton Bowl Mississippi 47 Texas Tech 34 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2009-01-02 Liberty Bowl Kentucky 25 East Carolina 19 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2009-01-02 Sugar Bowl Utah 31 Alabama 17 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2009-01-01 Capital One Bowl Georgia 24 Michigan State 12 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2009-01-01 Outback Bowl Iowa 31 South Carolina 10 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2008-12-31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Louisiana State 38 Georgia Tech 3 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2008-12-31 Music City Bowl Vanderbilt 16 Boston College 14 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 235
2. Casey Dick (AR) 205
3. Tim Tebow* (FL) 192
4. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 187
5. Jevan Snead* (MS) 184
6. Mike Hartline* (KY) 172
7. Chris Smelley* (SC) 169
8. Tyson Lee (MSST) 153
9. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 143
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 94

Pass Attempts

1. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 383
2. Casey Dick (AR) 357
3. Jevan Snead* (MS) 327
4. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 323
5. Mike Hartline* (KY) 311
6. Chris Smelley* (SC) 302
7. Tim Tebow* (FL) 298
8. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 269
9. Tyson Lee (MSST) 260
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 179

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 64.4
2. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 61.4
3. Tyson Lee (MSST) 58.8
4. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 57.9
5. Casey Dick (AR) 57.4
6. Jevan Snead* (MS) 56.3
7. Chris Smelley* (SC) 56.0
8. Mike Hartline* (KY) 55.3
9. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 53.2
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 52.5

Passing Yards

1. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 3459
2. Jevan Snead* (MS) 2762
3. Tim Tebow* (FL) 2746
4. Casey Dick (AR) 2586
5. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 2273
6. Chris Smelley* (SC) 1922
7. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 1873
8. Mike Hartline* (KY) 1666
9. Tyson Lee (MSST) 1519
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 1050

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 9.2
2. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 9.0
3. Jevan Snead* (MS) 8.4
4. Casey Dick (AR) 7.2
5. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 7.0
6. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 7.0
7. Chris Smelley* (SC) 6.4
8. Kodi Burns (AUB) 5.9
9. Tyson Lee (MSST) 5.8
10. Mike Hartline* (KY) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 10.6
2. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 9.2
3. Jevan Snead* (MS) 8.2
4. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 6.5
5. Casey Dick (AR) 6.2
6. Tyson Lee (MSST) 5.5
7. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 5.3
8. Chris Smelley* (SC) 5.1
9. Mike Hartline* (KY) 4.8
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 4.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 30
2. Jevan Snead* (MS) 26
3. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 25
4. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 14
  Chris Smelley* (SC) 14
6. Casey Dick (AR) 13
7. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 10
8. Mike Hartline* (KY) 9
9. Chris Nickson* (VAND) 8
10. Tyson Lee (MSST) 7

Passing Interceptions

1. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 16
2. Chris Smelley* (SC) 15
3. Casey Dick (AR) 14
4. Jevan Snead* (MS) 13
5. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 10
6. Mike Hartline* (KY) 8
  John Parker Wilson* (AL) 8
  Stephen Garcia* (SC) 8
  Mackenzi Adams* (VAND) 8
10. Wesley Carroll (MSST) 7
  Kodi Burns (AUB) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 172.4
2. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 153.5
3. Jevan Snead* (MS) 145.5
4. Casey Dick (AR) 122.4
5. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 122.3
6. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 116.9
7. Chris Smelley* (SC) 114.8
8. Tyson Lee (MSST) 113.0
9. Mike Hartline* (KY) 104.7
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 97.7

Rush Attempts

1. Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 250
2. Glen Coffee* (AL) 233
3. Charles Scott* (LAST) 217
4. Michael Smith (AR) 207
5. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 197
6. Tim Tebow* (FL) 176
7. Mike Davis* (SC) 163
8. Ben Tate (AUB) 159
9. Mark Ingram* (AL) 143
10. Cordera Eason* (MS) 140

Rushing Yards

1. Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 1400
2. Glen Coffee* (AL) 1383
3. Charles Scott* (LAST) 1174
4. Michael Smith (AR) 1072
5. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 869
6. Mark Ingram* (AL) 728
7. Tim Tebow* (FL) 673
8. Ben Tate (AUB) 664
9. Percy Harvin* (FL) 660
10. Dexter McCluster* (MS) 655

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dexter McCluster* (MS) 6.0
2. Glen Coffee* (AL) 5.9
3. Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 5.6
4. Brandon Bolden* (MS) 5.5
5. Charles Scott* (LAST) 5.4
6. Michael Smith (AR) 5.2
7. Mark Ingram* (AL) 5.1
8. Keiland Williams* (LAST) 5.0
9. Cordera Eason* (MS) 4.6
10. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 4.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Charles Scott* (LAST) 18
2. Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 16
3. Tim Tebow* (FL) 12
  Mark Ingram* (AL) 12
5. Percy Harvin* (FL) 10
  Glen Coffee* (AL) 10
7. Michael Smith (AR) 8
8. Tony Dixon* (KY) 7
  Anthony Dixon (MSST) 7
  Jeff Demps* (FL) 7
  Randall Cobb* (KY) 7

Receptions

1. Brandon Lafell* (LAST) 63
2. D.J. Williams (AR) 61
3. Mohamed Massaquoi* (GA) 58
  Julio Jones* (AL) 58
5. A.J. Green* (GA) 56
6. Kenny McKinley* (SC) 54
7. Brandon McRae (MSST) 51
8. Shay Hodge* (MS) 44
  Dexter McCluster* (MS) 44
10. Percy Harvin* (FL) 40

Receiving Yards

1. A.J. Green* (GA) 963
2. Brandon Lafell* (LAST) 929
3. Julio Jones* (AL) 924
4. Mohamed Massaquoi* (GA) 920
5. Mike Wallace* (MS) 784
6. Shay Hodge* (MS) 725
7. D.J. Williams (AR) 723
8. Louis Murphy* (FL) 655
9. Percy Harvin* (FL) 644
10. Kenny McKinley* (SC) 642

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Wallace* (MS) 20.1
2. Louis Murphy* (FL) 17.2
3. A.J. Green* (GA) 17.2
4. Shay Hodge* (MS) 16.5
5. Lucas Miller (AR) 16.3
6. Percy Harvin* (FL) 16.1
7. Julio Jones* (AL) 15.9
8. Mohamed Massaquoi* (GA) 15.9
9. Michael Moore* (GA) 15.6
10. Jared Cook* (SC) 15.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. A.J. Green* (GA) 8
  Mohamed Massaquoi* (GA) 8
  Brandon Lafell* (LAST) 8
  Shay Hodge* (MS) 8
5. Percy Harvin* (FL) 7
  Mike Wallace* (MS) 7
  Louis Murphy* (FL) 7
8. David Nelson* (FL) 5
  Aaron Hernandez* (FL) 5
  Richard Dickson* (LAST) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 283
2. Glen Coffee* (AL) 249
3. Michael Smith (AR) 239
4. Charles Scott* (LAST) 225
5. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 217
6. Mike Davis* (SC) 187
7. Tim Tebow* (FL) 176
8. Ben Tate (AUB) 174
9. Jared Hawkins* (VAND) 155
10. Dexter McCluster* (MS) 153

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 1792
2. Glen Coffee* (AL) 1501
3. Michael Smith (AR) 1370
4. Percy Harvin* (FL) 1304
5. Dexter McCluster* (MS) 1280
6. Charles Scott* (LAST) 1241
7. A.J. Green* (GA) 1024
8. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 986
9. Brandon Lafell* (LAST) 935
10. Julio Jones* (AL) 924

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Charles Scott* (LAST) 18
  Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 18
3. Percy Harvin* (FL) 17
4. Tim Tebow* (FL) 12
  Mark Ingram* (AL) 12
6. Glen Coffee* (AL) 11
7. Michael Smith (AR) 10
8. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 9
  Randall Cobb* (KY) 9
10. Mohamed Massaquoi* (GA) 8
  Jeff Demps* (FL) 8
  A.J. Green* (GA) 8
  Brandon Lafell* (LAST) 8
  Shay Hodge* (MS) 8

Total Plays

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 474
2. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 438
3. Casey Dick (AR) 429
4. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 395
5. Jevan Snead* (MS) 384
6. Chris Smelley* (SC) 341
7. Mike Hartline* (KY) 335
8. Tyson Lee (MSST) 322
9. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 280
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 277

Total Yards

1. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 3499
2. Tim Tebow* (FL) 3419
3. Jevan Snead* (MS) 2822
4. Casey Dick (AR) 2535
5. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 2267
6. Chris Smelley* (SC) 1915
7. Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 1776
8. Mike Hartline* (KY) 1657
9. Tyson Lee (MSST) 1556
10. Kodi Burns (AUB) 1461

Total Yards Per Play

1. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 8.0
2. Tim Tebow* (FL) 7.2

Total Touchdowns

1. Tim Tebow* (FL) 42
2. Jevan Snead* (MS) 29
3. Matthew Stafford* (GA) 26
4. Charles Scott* (LAST) 18
5. Casey Dick (AR) 16
  Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 16
7. John Parker Wilson* (AL) 15
8. Chris Smelley* (SC) 14
  Jarrett Lee* (LAST) 14
  Chris Nickson* (VAND) 14

Touchdowns

1. Charles Scott* (LAST) 18
  Knowshon Moreno* (GA) 18
3. Percy Harvin* (FL) 17
4. Tim Tebow* (FL) 12
  Mark Ingram* (AL) 12
6. Glen Coffee* (AL) 11
7. Michael Smith (AR) 10
8. Anthony Dixon (MSST) 9
  Randall Cobb* (KY) 9
10. Mohamed Massaquoi* (GA) 8
  Jeff Demps* (FL) 8
  Mike Wallace* (MS) 8
  A.J. Green* (GA) 8
  Brandon Lafell* (LAST) 8
  Shay Hodge* (MS) 8

Extra Point Attempts

1. Jonathan Phillips* (FL) 79
2. Joshua Shene* (MS) 52
3. Blair Walsh* (GA) 50
4. Leigh Tiffin* (AL) 47
5. Colt David* (LAST) 44
6. Lones Seiber* (KY) 36
7. Bryant Hahnfeldt* (VAND) 30
  Ryan Succop* (SC) 30
9. Wes Byrum (AUB) 23
  Adam Carlson (MSST) 23

Extra Points Made

1. Jonathan Phillips* (FL) 78
2. Joshua Shene* (MS) 52
3. Blair Walsh* (GA) 50
4. Leigh Tiffin* (AL) 46
5. Colt David* (LAST) 43
6. Lones Seiber* (KY) 34
7. Bryant Hahnfeldt* (VAND) 30
  Ryan Succop* (SC) 30
9. Daniel Lincoln (TN) 22
  Wes Byrum (AUB) 22
  Adam Carlson (MSST) 22

Field Goal Attempts

1. Ryan Succop* (SC) 30
2. Leigh Tiffin* (AL) 29
3. Blair Walsh* (GA) 23
4. Joshua Shene* (MS) 21
  Colt David* (LAST) 21
6. Wes Byrum (AUB) 19
  Lones Seiber* (KY) 19
8. Bryant Hahnfeldt* (VAND) 18
  Daniel Lincoln (TN) 18
10. Adam Carlson (MSST) 13
  Jonathan Phillips* (FL) 13

Field Goals Made

1. Leigh Tiffin* (AL) 20
  Ryan Succop* (SC) 20
3. Joshua Shene* (MS) 17
4. Colt David* (LAST) 16
5. Blair Walsh* (GA) 15
6. Bryant Hahnfeldt* (VAND) 13
7. Jonathan Phillips* (FL) 12
8. Wes Byrum (AUB) 11
  Lones Seiber* (KY) 11
10. Daniel Lincoln (TN) 10

Punts

1. Blake McAdams (MSST) 79
2. Brett Upson* (VAND) 77
3. Clinton Durst (AUB) 70
4. Brady Dalfrey* (LAST) 59
  P.J. Fitzgerald* (AL) 59
6. Jeremy Davis (AR) 57
7. Rob Park* (MS) 54
8. Tim Masthay* (KY) 53
9. Spencer Lanning* (SC) 48
10. Brian Mimbs* (GA) 47

Punting Yards

1. Brett Upson* (VAND) 3113
2. Blake McAdams (MSST) 3049
3. Clinton Durst (AUB) 2947
4. Jeremy Davis (AR) 2460
5. P.J. Fitzgerald* (AL) 2427
6. Tim Masthay* (KY) 2397
7. Brady Dalfrey* (LAST) 2366
8. Rob Park* (MS) 2099
9. Brian Mimbs* (GA) 2068
10. Spencer Lanning* (SC) 2019

Punt Returns

1. Javier Arenas* (AL) 41
2. Brandon James* (FL) 37
3. Marshay Green* (MS) 35
4. Derek Pegues (MSST) 26
5. Trindon Holliday* (LAST) 21
6. Dicky Lyons* (KY) 20
7. Captain Munnerlyn* (SC) 18
8. D.J. Moore* (VAND) 17
9. Robert Dunn (AUB) 15
  Gerald Jones (TN) 15

Punt Return Yards

1. Javier Arenas* (AL) 650
2. Brandon James* (FL) 510
3. Marshay Green* (MS) 381
4. Trindon Holliday* (LAST) 279
5. Dicky Lyons* (KY) 247
6. D.J. Moore* (VAND) 244
7. Robert Dunn (AUB) 240
8. Prince Miller* (GA) 191
9. Derek Pegues (MSST) 172
10. Gerald Jones (TN) 150

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Javier Arenas* (AL) 3
2. Brandon James* (FL) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Dennis Johnson (AR) 41
2. Mike Wallace* (MS) 35
3. Chris Culliver* (SC) 34
4. Brandon James* (FL) 32
5. Derek Pegues (MSST) 31
6. Dennis Rogan (TN) 28
7. Trindon Holliday* (LAST) 27
8. Ramarcus Brown* (GA) 26
  Javier Arenas* (AL) 26
10. Tristan Davis (AUB) 24

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Dennis Johnson (AR) 905
2. Mike Wallace* (MS) 861
3. Chris Culliver* (SC) 821
4. Brandon James* (FL) 738
5. Derek Pegues (MSST) 708
6. Dennis Rogan (TN) 698
7. Tristan Davis (AUB) 657
8. Javier Arenas* (AL) 614
9. Ramarcus Brown* (GA) 610
10. Trindon Holliday* (LAST) 609

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Tristan Davis (AUB) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Rennie Curran* (GA) 63
2. Emmanuel Cook* (SC) 62
3. Joe Haden* (FL) 61
4. Micah Johnson* (KY) 60
  Rashad Johnson* (AL) 60
6. Chris Marve* (VAND) 56
  Jamarca Sanford* (MS) 56
8. Brandon Spikes* (FL) 52
9. Kendrick Lewis* (MS) 51
  Ryan Hamilton* (VAND) 51
  Myron Lewis* (VAND) 51
  Dominic Douglas (MSST) 51

Assisted Tackles

1. Dominic Douglas (MSST) 65
2. Patrick Benoist* (VAND) 61
3. Ryan Hamilton* (VAND) 53
4. Rennie Curran* (GA) 52
5. Braxton Kelley* (KY) 49
  Chris Marve* (VAND) 49
  Rico McCoy (TN) 49
8. Rolando McClain* (AL) 47
9. Ellix Wilson (TN) 42
10. Brandon Spikes* (FL) 41

Total Tackles

1. Dominic Douglas (MSST) 116
2. Rennie Curran* (GA) 115
3. Patrick Benoist* (VAND) 109
4. Chris Marve* (VAND) 105
5. Ryan Hamilton* (VAND) 104
6. Braxton Kelley* (KY) 98
7. Rolando McClain* (AL) 95
8. Micah Johnson* (KY) 93
  Brandon Spikes* (FL) 93
10. Ellix Wilson (TN) 89
  Rashad Johnson* (AL) 89

Tackles for Loss

1. Peria Jerry* (MS) 18
2. Malcolm Sheppard (AR) 16
3. Robert Ayers (TN) 16
4. Eric Norwood* (SC) 14
5. Carlos Dunlap* (FL) 14
6. Micah Johnson* (KY) 13
7. Rolando McClain* (AL) 12
  Kentrell Lockett* (MS) 12
9. Rahim Alem* (LAST) 12
10. Myron Pryor* (KY) 11

Interceptions

1. Ahmad Black* (FL) 7
  Eric Berry (TN) 7
3. D.J. Moore* (VAND) 6
4. Rashad Johnson* (AL) 5
  Myron Lewis* (VAND) 5
  Reshad Jones* (GA) 5
7. Kendrick Lewis* (MS) 4
  Ryan Hamilton* (VAND) 4
  Brandon Spikes* (FL) 4
  Justin Woodall* (AL) 4
  Major Wright* (FL) 4
  Marcus McClinton* (KY) 4
  Stoney Woodson* (SC) 4
  Trevard Lindley* (KY) 4

Interception Return Yards

1. Eric Berry (TN) 265
2. Ahmad Black* (FL) 191
3. Joe Haden* (FL) 136
4. Rashad Johnson* (AL) 125
5. Ryan Hamilton* (VAND) 103
6. Neiko Thorpe (AUB) 101
7. Justin Woodall* (AL) 99
8. Darryl Gamble* (GA) 93
  Brandon Spikes* (FL) 93
10. Marshay Green* (MS) 92

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Rashad Johnson* (AL) 2
  Eric Berry (TN) 2
  Ahmad Black* (FL) 2
  Brandon Spikes* (FL) 2
  Darryl Gamble* (GA) 2

Passes Defended

1. Rashad Johnson* (AL) 16
2. Joe Haden* (FL) 15
  Trevard Lindley* (KY) 15
4. Janoris Jenkins* (FL) 14
5. Eric Berry (TN) 13
  D.J. Moore* (VAND) 13
7. Ahmad Black* (FL) 12
  Justin Woodall* (AL) 12
9. Kareem Jackson* (AL) 11
10. Kendrick Lewis* (MS) 10
  Myron Lewis* (VAND) 10
  Walter McFadden (AUB) 10