Birmingham, Ala. -- The WNBA opened the 2019 season on Friday and 20 former SEC stars made WNBA opening day rosters.
Tennessee leads all SEC teams with six former players; South Carolina has five; LSU and Mississippi State with three each; and Auburn, Missouri, and Texas A&M with one each.
Nine WNBA teams have at least one former SEC player on their opening day roster.
Below is a list of all former SEC players who were on opening day rosters of the WNBA.
Diamond DeShields, Tennessee
Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee
Kaela Davis, South Carolina
Allisha Gray, South Carolina
Isabelle Harrison, Tennessee
Glory Johnson, Tennessee
Theresa Plaisance, LSU
Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State
Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina
Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State
Sydney Colson, Texas A&M
A'ja Wilson, South Carolina
Candace Parker, Tennessee
Seimone Augustus, LSU
Sylvia Fowles, LSU
Alaina Coates, South Carolina
DeWanna Bonner, Auburn
Sophie Cunningham, Missouri
Anriel Howard, Mississippi State
Mercedes Russell, Tennessee