These are your top 4 QBs in the SEC for the 2010 season based on stats and experience If you have an issue with the rankings just look up the total stats at http://www.secsports.com/sport_stats/football/confldrs.htm. Incidentally these are the most talented and experienced quarterbacks returning in the SEC for the 2010 season. Brantley could be a solid quarterback in the SEC , but he has no experience playing yet. The order is based solely on total offensive numbers not where the perspective teams finished ( Arkansas 8-5 and South Carolina 7-6).
In 2009 Ryan Mallett lead the SEC in pass efficiency, passing yards, and total offense. Mallett passed for 3,627 yards, 37 tds and only 7 ints. He also ran for two tds as well. Clearly Mallett was the #1 QB in the SEC in 2009 and is the #1 passer going into the 2010 football season.
Total offense for 2009- 3598 yds and 32 tds
Stephen Garcia finished 3rd in total offense behind Mallet and Tebow, and 2nd in passing yards. Although he played behind a bad offensive line at South Carolina Garcia proved that hes a quality talent in the conference at the quarterback position. He threw for over 2,800 yards finishing in the top 35 in the nation.
Total offensive Stats for 2009, 3048 yards and 21 tds
McElroy lead the Tide to their first National Championship since 1992. He threw for 2508 yards and finished 4th in pass efficiency in the SEC.
Total offensive stats for 2009, 2591 yards and 18td
Jordan Jefferson had a solid year as the QB for LSU. He threw for 2166 yards and ran for 171 yards. He finished 8th in total offense and 6th in pass efficiency.
Total offensive stats for 2009, 2337 yards and 18tds