Vanderbilt was at the top of the SEC in Graduation Success Rate (GSR) statistics released Wednesday by the NCAA.
The Commodores had an 89-percent graduation rate in football for the freshmen classes and transfer students of 2000 through 2003.
Bringing up the rear in the SEC was Tennessee, which had a 53-percent rate.
The NCAA releases the figures annually for rolling four-year survey periods. Vanderbilt also led the way in the SEC with a 91-percent rate in the figures released last year by the NCAA.
Here's how the SEC stacked up in the figures released Wednesday:
1. Vanderbilt: 89 percent
2. Georgia: 68 percent
3. Alabama: 67 percent
3. Florida: 67 percent
3. LSU: 67 percent
6. Mississippi State: 64 percent
7. Auburn: 63 percent
7. Kentucky: 63 percent
9. Ole Miss: 61 percent
10. South Carolina: 57 percent
11. Arkansas: 55 percent
12. Tennessee: 53 percent