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2009 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 97-59, .622 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.35 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.37 (1st of 12)

Division Champions: Florida (East) and Alabama (West)
Conference Champion: Alabama (Won Championship Game 32-13)

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida 13 1 .929 8 0 1.000 35.9 12.4 21.15 5.43
Georgia 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 28.9 25.9 9.06 6.36
Tennessee 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 29.3 22.2 8.94 5.48
Kentucky 7 6 .538 3 5 .375 26.1 22.7 6.03 3.56
South Carolina 7 6 .538 3 5 .375 20.6 20.4 7.10 6.17
Vanderbilt 2 10 .167 0 8 .000 16.3 23.3 -5.11 4.14
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Alabama 14 0 1.000 8 0 1.000 32.1 11.7 23.69 6.62
Louisiana State 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 24.8 16.2 12.70 6.00
Mississippi 9 4 .692 4 4 .500 29.5 17.7 11.50 2.50
Arkansas 8 5 .615 3 5 .375 36.0 25.1 13.14 5.45
Auburn 8 5 .615 3 5 .375 33.3 27.5 10.26 4.80
Mississippi State 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 25.6 26.8 5.76 7.93

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Alabama 5 4 4 3 3 3 2 1 2 3 3 2 2 2 1 1
Florida 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 3
Louisiana State 11 11 9 7 4 4 10 9 9 9 9 10 17 15 13 17
Mississippi 8 6 5 4 21 20     24       20     20
Auburn           17                    
Georgia 13 21 23 21 18                      
South Carolina           25 22 23 21              

10 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2010-01-07 BCS Championship Alabama 37 Texas 21 BCS Championship (Pasadena, CA)
2010-01-02 Cotton Bowl Mississippi 21 Oklahoma State 7 Cotton Bowl (Arlington, TX)
2010-01-02 Liberty Bowl Arkansas 20 East Carolina 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2010-01-02 PapaJohns.com Bowl Connecticut 20 South Carolina 7 PapaJohns.com Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
2010-01-01 Capital One Bowl Penn State 19 Louisiana State 17 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2010-01-01 Outback Bowl Auburn 38 Northwestern 35 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2010-01-01 Sugar Bowl Florida 51 Cincinnati 24 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2009-12-31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Virginia Tech 37 Tennessee 14 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2009-12-28 Independence Bowl Georgia 44 Texas A&M 20 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2009-12-27 Music City Bowl Clemson 21 Kentucky 13 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 67.8
2. Jordan Jefferson* (Louisiana State) 61.5
3. Greg McElroy* (Alabama) 60.9
4. Chris Todd* (Auburn) 60.4
  Chris Todd* (Auburn) 60.4
6. Tyson Lee (Mississippi State) 58.8
7. Jonathan Crompton* (Tennessee) 58.3
8. Joe Cox* (Georgia) 55.9
9. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 55.8
10. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 55.3

Passing Yards

1. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 3624
2. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 2895
3. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 2862
4. Jonathan Crompton* (Tennessee) 2800
5. Jevan Snead* (Mississippi) 2632
6. Chris Todd* (Auburn) 2612
  Chris Todd* (Auburn) 2612
8. Joe Cox* (Georgia) 2584
9. Greg McElroy* (Alabama) 2508
10. Jordan Jefferson* (Louisiana State) 2166

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 9.2
2. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 9.0
3. Chris Todd* (Auburn) 8.0
  Chris Todd* (Auburn) 8.0
5. Joe Cox* (Georgia) 7.8
6. Greg McElroy* (Alabama) 7.7
7. Jevan Snead* (Mississippi) 7.5
8. Jordan Jefferson* (Louisiana State) 7.3
9. Jonathan Crompton* (Tennessee) 7.3
10. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 9.8
2. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 9.7
3. Chris Todd* (Auburn) 8.5
  Chris Todd* (Auburn) 8.5
5. Greg McElroy* (Alabama) 8.2
6. Jordan Jefferson* (Louisiana State) 7.4
7. Joe Cox* (Georgia) 7.2
8. Jonathan Crompton* (Tennessee) 7.2
9. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 6.4
10. Jevan Snead* (Mississippi) 6.1

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 164.2
2. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 152.5
3. Chris Todd* (Auburn) 145.7
  Chris Todd* (Auburn) 145.7
5. Greg McElroy* (Alabama) 140.5
6. Jordan Jefferson* (Louisiana State) 137.2
7. Joe Cox* (Georgia) 136.3
8. Jonathan Crompton* (Tennessee) 136.0
9. Jevan Snead* (Mississippi) 124.8
10. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 119.3

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Joe Adams* (Arkansas) 19.6
2. Riley Cooper* (Florida) 18.8
3. Greg Childs* (Arkansas) 18.6
4. Terrell Zachery* (Auburn) 18.3
5. Marquis Maze* (Alabama) 16.9
6. Darvin Adams* (Auburn) 16.6
7. Jarius Wright* (Arkansas) 16.6
8. Alshon Jeffery* (South Carolina) 16.6
9. Shay Hodge* (Mississippi) 16.2
10. A.J. Green* (Georgia) 15.2

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Mark Ingram* (Alabama) 1992
2. Dexter McCluster* (Mississippi) 1689
3. Montario Hardesty* (Tennessee) 1647
4. Anthony Dixon (Mississippi State) 1514
5. Ben Tate* (Auburn) 1467
6. Derrick Locke* (Kentucky) 1191
7. Shay Hodge* (Mississippi) 1135
8. Randall Cobb* (Kentucky) 1020
9. Darvin Adams* (Auburn) 997
10. Riley Cooper* (Florida) 975

Total Yards

1. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 3805
2. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 3595
3. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 3048
4. Jonathan Crompton* (Tennessee) 2748
5. Jevan Snead* (Mississippi) 2733
6. Greg McElroy* (Alabama) 2591
7. Joe Cox* (Georgia) 2556
8. Chris Todd* (Auburn) 2496
  Chris Todd* (Auburn) 2496
10. Jordan Jefferson* (Louisiana State) 2337

Total Yards Per Play

1. Ryan Mallett* (Arkansas) 7.8
2. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 7.2
3. Stephen Garcia* (South Carolina) 5.5

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Warren Norman (Vanderbilt) 3
  Brandon Boykin* (Georgia) 3
3. Jesse Grandy* (Mississippi) 2