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Southern picked 2nd in the SWAC West

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WAFB) -

The SWAC predictions are out and Southern University is picked second in the West.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff is the favorite to win the Western Division picking up 105 first place votes. The Jaguars picked up 88 first place votes.

Prairie View, Grambling State and Texas Southern finished out the SWAC West.

Southern had three All-SWAC Preseason picks when the announcement was made Monday morning.

Wide receiver Lee Doss, linebacker Anthony Balancier and defensive back Virgil Williams, who was named to the team as a return specialist.

Alabama State and Jackson State look to be the teams to beat in the SWAC East.

SWAC East Predictions:

1. Alabama State

2. Jackson State

3. Alabama A&M

4. Mississippi Valley State

5. Alcorn State

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