Friday, July 6, 2012
Poll: Who will lead the SEC in TD passes?
By ESPN.com staff
One of the best parts of college football is making predictions.
Who's going to win the championship? Who's going to be the surprise team? Who's going to be the top freshman?
With the start of preseason camp less than a month away for most teams, here's a question that ought to get everybody stirring: Who will lead the SEC in touchdown passes in 2012?
Go ahead and vote in our SportsNation poll, and we'll break down the results next week.
Before you cast your vote, consider a few things:
- Georgia's Aaron Murray has thrown 59 touchdown passes in his first two seasons and is on track to break Danny Wuerffel's SEC career record of 114 touchdown passes.
- Murray led the SEC last season with 35 touchdown passes, which was a Georgia record.
- Arkansas' Tyler Wilson threw 24 touchdown passes a year ago in his first full season as a starter.
- Wilson has played in 16 career games in which he's thrown the ball at least 15 times. In those 16 games, he's thrown 30 touchdown passes.
- Tennessee's Tyler Bray has thrown 35 touchdown passes in 16 career games.
- Bray had 14 touchdown passes and two interceptions in his first four games last season before fracturing his thumb in the Georgia game.
- Missouri's James Franklin threw 21 touchdown passes last season in his first year as a starter.
- Alabama's AJ McCarron threw 16 touchdown passes last season in his first year as a starter.