Alabama is once again the favorite to win the SEC title in 2017

Shocking news surfaced on Thursday morning that shook the very core of college football and its millions upon millions of fans around the United States, and the globe.

According to Covers.com, Alabama is the favorite to win the SEC in 2017.

SchoolOdds

Alabama

2/3

LSU

7/2

Auburn

5/1

Georgia

5/1

Florida

9/1

Tennessee

11/1

Texas A&M

18/1

Arkansas

40/1

Mississippi State

45/1

Missouri

45/1

Kentucky

50/1

South Carolina

50/1

Vanderbilt

100/1

I'll allow you a moment to compose yourselves after this startling revelation.

You good? Good.

Yes, as hard as it is to believe, the oddsmakers in Vegas believe that Alabama -- a team that has only won the SEC four times in the last five years -- will shock the world and emerge from the pile as the best team in the SEC. With odds better than teams like LSU, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, and even Vanderbilt.

Clearly, Las Vegas has lost its damn mind.

CBS Sports Writer

Tom Fornelli has been a college football writer at CBS Sports since 2010. During his time at CBS, Tom has proven time and again that he hates your favorite team and thinks your rival is a paragon of football... Full Bio

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