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The SEC in bowl games

The SEC kicks off its bowl season on Dec. 30 when Mississippi State takes on Wake Forest in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville.

Here’s a look at the all-time bowl records for all 12 SEC teams, including how they’ve fared in their last five bowl games, their most recent result and their current streak of postseason appearances.

The teams are ranked in order of bowl victories:

  • Alabama: 32-22-3 (.588), 3-2 in last five bowls, beat Michigan State 49-7 in the 2011 Capital One Bowl. The Crimson Tide are making their eighth straight bowl appearance.

  • Georgia: 26-17-3 (.598), 4-1 in last five bowls, lost to UCF 10-6 in the 2010 Liberty Bowl. The Bulldogs are making their 15th straight bowl appearance.

  • Tennessee: 25-24 (.510), 2-3 in last five bowls, lost to North Carolina 30-27 in two overtimes in the 2010 Music City Bowl. The Vols are not going to a bowl for the second time in the last four seasons.

  • LSU: 22-19-1 (.536), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Texas A&M 41-24 in the 2011 Cotton Bowl. The Tigers are making their 12th straight bowl appearance.

  • Ole Miss: 21-12 (.636), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Oklahoma State 21-7 in the 2010 Cotton Bowl. The Rebels are not going to a bowl for the second straight season.

  • Auburn: 21-13-2 (.611), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Oregon 22-19 in the 2011 BCS National Championship Game. The Tigers are making their third straight bowl appearance.

  • Florida: 19-19 (.500), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Penn State 37-24 in the 2011 Outback Bowl. The Gators are making their 21st straight bowl appearance.

  • Arkansas: 12-23-3 (.355), 2-3 in last five bowls, lost to Ohio State 31-26 in the 2011 Sugar Bowl. The Hogs are making their third straight bowl appearance.

  • Kentucky: 8-7 (.533), 3-2 in last five bowls, lost to Pittsburgh 27-10 in the 2011 BBVA Compass Bowl. The Wildcats are not going to a bowl game for the first time since the 2005 season.

  • Mississippi State: 7-6 (.538), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Michigan 52-14 in the 2011 Gator Bowl. The Bulldogs are making their second straight bowl appearance.

  • South Carolina: 4-12 (.250), 1-4 in last five bowls, lost to Florida State 26-17 in the 2010 Chick-fil-A Bowl. The Gamecocks are making their fourth straight appearance.

  • Vanderbilt: 2-1-1 (.625), beat Boston College 16-14 in the 2008 Music City Bowl. The Commodores are making their first bowl appearance since the 2008 season.