2. Georgia Bulldogs
Previous Ranking: 1
After seeing their lengthy winning streak snapped with a 27-24 loss to Alabama in the 2023 SEC Championship Game, Georgia drops out of their No. 1 spot down one ranking to finish the season at No. 2. Despite outscoring the Crimson Tide in the second half, 17-10, it would not be enough to overcome a 17-7 halftime deficit.
Now sitting at 12-1 overall, a record that also included an 8-0 mark in SEC play during the regular season, Georgia will next play in a bowl game that is currently TBD.
1. Alabama Crimson Tide
Previous Ranking: 2
As mentioned previously, Alabama finishes the 2023 season sitting atop our 2023 SEC football power rankings, as the Crimson Tide rise a spot from No. 2 to No. 1 coming off their 27-24 win over Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. A game in which Alabama held a 17-7 advantage going into halftime, the Crimson Tide would receive another strong game from quarterback Jalen Milroe, who threw for two touchdowns.
Now sitting at 12-1 overall, a record that also included an 8-0 mark in SEC play during the regular season, Alabama will next play in a bowl game that is currently TBD.