Kentucky was picked to finish sixth in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division, according to a media vote at SEC Media Days this week, ahead of only Vanderbilt. The Cats did pick up one first-place vote.
The predicted order of finish for the SEC East was Georgia, Tennessee, Missouri, South Carolina, Florida, UK and Vanderbilt.
The Western Division was much more complicated, with defending SEC champion Alabama picked to win the West, but Auburn (the Cats' cross-divisional opponent this season) was picked to win the league's championship.
The SEC West order was Alabama, Auburn, Louisiana State, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas A&M and Mississippi State.
As for its East opponents, UK will host Tennessee, two-time defending SEC East champion Missouri and Florida this season while going on the road to Georgia, South Carolina and Vandy.
Only five times since 1992 has the vote by the SEC media at Media Days actually predicted the champion. The media did correctly pick Alabama to win it last season.