1. Ranking Every SEC Coach by Their Recruiting Skills

    There’s been a significant shift in the Southeastern Conference. From 2006-12, the league won seven straight national championships, and while Alabama was clearly leading the way, a number of other schools were able to make their mark as well...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 1 month ago 40,485 reads 0 comments

  2. SEC Football Q&A: Which Coaches Will Be on the Hot Seat Exiting 2016?

    Rivalry week is upon us, and athletic directors will have plenty of time on their hands between the end of the regular season and the beginning of bowl season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 32,114 reads 59 comments

  3. SEC Extra Points: 2017 Shaping Up to Be the Year of the Quarterback

    The race to be named first-team All-SEC quarterback this year is about as exciting as a mud run. It's slow, lacks rhythm and you never know what's going to happen from one moment to the next...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 13,795 reads 64 comments

  4. November Struggles Can Put Kevin Sumlin, Gus Malzahn Back on Hot Seats

    The more things change, the more things stay the same. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin and Auburn's Gus Malzahn entered the season on two of the hottest head coaching seats in the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 8,132 reads 94 comments

  5. 2016 Iron Bowl Shaping Up to Be the Real SEC Title Game

    In 2013, Auburn hosted Alabama in the Iron Bowl to end all Iron Bowls. For the first time since the divisional split in 1992, the nation's best college football rivalry served as the de facto SEC West championship game that season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 26,646 reads 267 comments

  6. 1-on-1 with Auburn AD Jay Jacobs: 'We Have a Recipe for Success Here'

    Jay Jacobs grew up 20 miles from the Auburn campus, walked on the football team in 1980 and won an SEC title with the Tigers in 1983...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 2,893 reads 32 comments

  7. SEC Football Q&A: Could Texas' Struggles Impact LSU's Coaching Search?

    LSU jumped feet-first into the coaching market last week when it let go of former head coach Les Miles and squarely into the market for current Houston head coach Tom Herman—one of the hottest potential candidates of the coaching silly season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 8,743 reads 18 comments

  8. The Hot-Seat Tigers: Are Gus Malzahn and Les Miles Coaching for Their Jobs?

    It's Week 4 of the college football season, and two high-profile head coaches are coaching for their jobs. Against each other...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 21,511 reads 153 comments

  9. SEC Extra Points: A Coach's Perspective on Pressure Facing Sumlin and Malzahn

    When Texas A&M travels to Auburn this weekend for its matchup on The Plains, everything will be on the line. SEC West contention, faint College Football Playoff hopes and the futures of head coaches Kevin Sumlin and Gus Malzahn , respectively...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 6,408 reads 52 comments

  10. SEC Extra Points: Maurice Smith Saga Shows Kirby Smart Is a Threat to Nick Saban

    Georgia fans, say "thank you" to Alabama head coach Nick Saban . No, not for holding up the potential graduate transfer of current Crimson Tide defensive back Maurice Smith, who ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 16,225 reads 93 comments

  11. Dismissal of Jovon Robinson Makes Gus Malzahn's Job Even Tougher to Save

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn's offense had few sure things heading into 2016. Jovon Robinson was one of those—until Wednesday, that is...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 8 months ago 10,946 reads 42 comments

  12. Auburn Player Discipline and the Top Moments from Gus Malzahn at SEC Media Days

    Player discipline will be a constant topic at this week's SEC media days as several programs across the league prepare to answer questions about suspensions—or the lack thereof...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 9 months ago 2,504 reads 27 comments

  13. Why John Franklin III Needs to Be Auburn's Starting QB from Day 1

    "We're going to name somebody. Hopefully sooner rather than later once we start fall camp." Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said in May at the College Football Hall of Fame ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 16,462 reads 40 comments

  14. Could All 3 SEC West Coaches on the Hot Seat Survive 2016?

    Remember when Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen got his raise in February of 2015 that brought him into the $4 million club—an "exclusive" society that included every ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 9,298 reads 91 comments

  15. SEC Extra Points: Should Florida Fans Be Angry with Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer?

    With one graphic, Florida fans went mad. Tim Tebow—legendary Gator, 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion—was featured on a recruiting graphic spread ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 44,402 reads 172 comments

  16. Gus Malzahn's Contract Extension at Auburn Is Cost of Doing Business in SEC

    When the news came across Monday night that Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn , fresh off of a 7-6 season and last-place finish in the SEC West, got a contract extension, you laughed...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 6,236 reads 9 comments

  17. Gus Malzahn, Auburn Agree on New Contract: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Auburn Tigers head football coach Gus Malzahn reportedly received a contract extension last year. "The university [on Monday] released an amendment to Malzahn's contract, which extends the coach through Dec...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 11,330 reads 146 comments

  18. Why the SEC West Could Be Headed for a Coaching Overhaul Soon

    Depending on where you live, the term “The Big One” can have a different meaning. On the West Coast, you’re probably talking about the fear everyone has, and tries to ignore, about a major earthquake along the San Andreas fault...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 11 months ago 22,031 reads 214 comments

  19. Why Auburn's QB Battle Won't Linger into the Season

    ATLANTA — Tempo is one of the staples of Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn 's offense, so it makes sense that he would be in a little more of hurry than most to name a starting quarterback...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 5,694 reads 15 comments

  20. SEC Football Q&A: Is Les Miles or Gus Malzahn on the Hotter Seat?

    The month of September is going to be wild in the SEC. Not only are there some stellar out-of-conference matchups to help gauge the conference against the rest of the college ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 10,223 reads 95 comments

  21. The SEC's Most Intriguing 2016 Quarterback Battle

    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. doesn ’t quite understand it either. When the NFL draft is held next week in Chicago, the Southeastern Conference is expected to have ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 11 months ago 14,218 reads 42 comments

  22. John Franklin III Is the JUCO Backup QB Who Could Take the SEC by Storm

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn quarterback John Franklin III isn't short on confidence. The former signal-caller at Florida State and East Mississippi Community College moved to the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 98,145 reads 116 comments