Bleacher Report - SEC Football http://bleacherreport.com/ Bleacher Report SEC Football en-us 30 Georgia Football: 5 Stars Who Will Break out in 2014 Brian Jones When the Georgia Bulldogs take on Clemson, there will be some players who stand out from the rest. Some of those players will be veterans that are expected to excel, and the others will be young players who were stars on Friday nights not too long ago...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178690-georgia-football-5-stars-who-will-break-out-in-2014">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:46:09 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178690-georgia-football-5-stars-who-will-break-out-in-2014 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178690-georgia-football-5-stars-who-will-break-out-in-2014 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178690-georgia-football-5-stars-who-will-break-out-in-2014 Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Auburn Tigers Betting Odds: Analysis and Prediction Mike Pickett The Auburn Tigers could not have played much better than they did during last year’s surprisingly good regular-season run, going 12-1 straight up and 11-2 against the spread...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178649-arkansas-razorbacks-vs-auburn-tigers-betting-odds-analysis-and-prediction">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:47:27 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178649-arkansas-razorbacks-vs-auburn-tigers-betting-odds-analysis-and-prediction http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178649-arkansas-razorbacks-vs-auburn-tigers-betting-odds-analysis-and-prediction http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178649-arkansas-razorbacks-vs-auburn-tigers-betting-odds-analysis-and-prediction Texas A&M Aggies vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Odds: Analysis, Prediction Mike Pickett The Texas A&M Aggies finished 2013 by dropping four games in a row against the spread, while the South Carolina Gamecocks were 5-1 against the line during their six-game winning streak to close out last season...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178642-texas-am-aggies-vs-south-carolina-gamecocks-betting-odds-analysis-prediction">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:39:08 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178642-texas-am-aggies-vs-south-carolina-gamecocks-betting-odds-analysis-prediction http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178642-texas-am-aggies-vs-south-carolina-gamecocks-betting-odds-analysis-prediction http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178642-texas-am-aggies-vs-south-carolina-gamecocks-betting-odds-analysis-prediction Alabama Has LB Depth to Overcome Trey DePriest's Absence vs. West Virginia Marc Torrence TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama defense was dealt a significant blow Wednesday when Alabama coach Nick Saban announced that preseason All-SEC linebacker Trey DePriest ...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178567-alabama-has-lb-depth-to-overcome-trey-depriests-absence-vs-west-virginia">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:54:31 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178567-alabama-has-lb-depth-to-overcome-trey-depriests-absence-vs-west-virginia http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178567-alabama-has-lb-depth-to-overcome-trey-depriests-absence-vs-west-virginia http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178567-alabama-has-lb-depth-to-overcome-trey-depriests-absence-vs-west-virginia Is Alabama Ready to Defend Dana Holgorsen's Hurry-Up Offense? Marc Torrence TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen doesn ’t have to look very far for a blueprint to beat Alabama. He doesn ’t even have to leave his own conference...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178454-is-alabama-ready-to-defend-dana-holgorsens-hurry-up-offense">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:42:51 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178454-is-alabama-ready-to-defend-dana-holgorsens-hurry-up-offense http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178454-is-alabama-ready-to-defend-dana-holgorsens-hurry-up-offense http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2178454-is-alabama-ready-to-defend-dana-holgorsens-hurry-up-offense Jeff Whitaker's Hard-Fought Return to the Top of Auburn's Depth Chart Justin Ferguson AUBURN, Ala. — Even without the likes of Dee Ford and Nosa Eguae , Auburn's defensive line is loaded with players who made their mark on the field in 2013...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176885-jeff-whitakers-hard-fought-return-to-the-top-of-auburns-depth-chart">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:32:17 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176885-jeff-whitakers-hard-fought-return-to-the-top-of-auburns-depth-chart http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176885-jeff-whitakers-hard-fought-return-to-the-top-of-auburns-depth-chart http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176885-jeff-whitakers-hard-fought-return-to-the-top-of-auburns-depth-chart Tennessee Football: Why Vols' Wideouts Will Be Difference vs. Utah State Brad Shepard Tennessee sophomore wide receiver Josh Smith broke out with one of the most productive camps of any player on the Volunteers roster. Yet when UT released its official depth chart Monday, Smith's name was absent from the starting lineup...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176593-tennessee-football-why-vols-wideouts-will-be-difference-vs-utah-state">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:29:19 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176593-tennessee-football-why-vols-wideouts-will-be-difference-vs-utah-state http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176593-tennessee-football-why-vols-wideouts-will-be-difference-vs-utah-state http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176593-tennessee-football-why-vols-wideouts-will-be-difference-vs-utah-state How Gus Malzahn's Auburn Offense Will Take It to the Next Level Barrett Sallee For the first time as a college head or assistant coach, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has a returning starting quarterback back for a second year in his system. He just won't start the season-opener...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2177488-how-gus-malzahns-auburn-offense-will-take-it-to-the-next-level">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:38:55 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2177488-how-gus-malzahns-auburn-offense-will-take-it-to-the-next-level http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2177488-how-gus-malzahns-auburn-offense-will-take-it-to-the-next-level http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2177488-how-gus-malzahns-auburn-offense-will-take-it-to-the-next-level Florida Football: What to Expect from Jeff Driskel in Gators' Season Opener Randy Chambers For the first time in nearly a year, a healthy Jeff Driskel will be the starting quarterback for the Florida Gators, and after all of the positive news coming out of camp, he’ll ...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176980-florida-football-what-to-expect-from-jeff-driskel-in-gators-season-opener">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:15:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176980-florida-football-what-to-expect-from-jeff-driskel-in-gators-season-opener http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176980-florida-football-what-to-expect-from-jeff-driskel-in-gators-season-opener http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176980-florida-football-what-to-expect-from-jeff-driskel-in-gators-season-opener Former LSU Star Jacob Hester Talks Les Miles, New TV Role and Life After the NFL Carter Bryant Former LSU running back Jacob Hester has a reputation for breaking down defenses. Hester was the Tigers' leading rusher on the 2008 BCS National Championship team...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174515-former-lsu-star-jacob-hester-talks-les-miles-new-tv-role-and-life-after-the-nfl">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:25:31 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174515-former-lsu-star-jacob-hester-talks-les-miles-new-tv-role-and-life-after-the-nfl http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174515-former-lsu-star-jacob-hester-talks-les-miles-new-tv-role-and-life-after-the-nfl http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174515-former-lsu-star-jacob-hester-talks-les-miles-new-tv-role-and-life-after-the-nfl Georgia vs. Clemson: An Endangered College Football Rivalry Andrew Hall The best college football rivalries are defined by tenure and consistency. Alabama and Auburn’s “Iron Bowl” has been played 78 times and every single year since 1948...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2171585-georgia-vs-clemson-an-endangered-college-football-rivalry">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:14:09 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2171585-georgia-vs-clemson-an-endangered-college-football-rivalry http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2171585-georgia-vs-clemson-an-endangered-college-football-rivalry http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2171585-georgia-vs-clemson-an-endangered-college-football-rivalry 5 Bold Predictions for Tennessee Volunteers' 2014 Season Reid Akins It's finally game week for the Tennessee Volunteers, and that means it's time to do the one thing we writers do best: put on our Nostradamus hats and predict the upcoming season. Part of the fun of college football is its uncertainty...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176711-5-bold-predictions-for-tennessee-volunteers-2014-season">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:12:20 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176711-5-bold-predictions-for-tennessee-volunteers-2014-season http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176711-5-bold-predictions-for-tennessee-volunteers-2014-season http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176711-5-bold-predictions-for-tennessee-volunteers-2014-season Georgia's Front 7 Will Be the X-Factor vs. Clemson Barrett Sallee Georgia's defense was more punch line than power in 2013, but new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt was brought in to fix the glitch...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175942-georgias-front-seven-will-be-the-x-factor-vs-clemson">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:18 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175942-georgias-front-seven-will-be-the-x-factor-vs-clemson http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175942-georgias-front-seven-will-be-the-x-factor-vs-clemson http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175942-georgias-front-seven-will-be-the-x-factor-vs-clemson Texas A&M vs. South Carolina: Key Matchups to Watch Michael Taglienti The Texas A&M football team will play the South Carolina Gamecocks in a clash between two top-25 teams on Thursday, August 28. The game will be decided by which teams win the most individual matchups on the field...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173478-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-key-matchups-to-watch">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:24:54 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173478-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-key-matchups-to-watch http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173478-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-key-matchups-to-watch http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173478-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-key-matchups-to-watch Redemption for a Dynasty: The 2014 Alabama Hype Tape Team Stream Now The University of Alabama is looking to come back stronger than ever in 2014. Head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide are poised to make a run for the national championship...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176296-redemption-for-a-dynasty-the-2014-alabama-hype-tape">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:51:54 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176296-redemption-for-a-dynasty-the-2014-alabama-hype-tape http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176296-redemption-for-a-dynasty-the-2014-alabama-hype-tape http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2176296-redemption-for-a-dynasty-the-2014-alabama-hype-tape Texas A&M vs. South Carolina: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time, More Chris Roling The SEC Network's debut game features two teams with much to prove in the wake of high-profile departures when the No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks play host to the No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies ...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175253-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-tv-info-spread-injury-updates-game-time-more">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:01 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175253-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-tv-info-spread-injury-updates-game-time-more http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175253-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-tv-info-spread-injury-updates-game-time-more http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175253-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-tv-info-spread-injury-updates-game-time-more SEC Football Q&A: Would Georgia's D or Florida's O Be Bigger Turnaround? Barrett Sallee Our long national nightmare is over. It's game week. Week 1 of the college football season marks the beginning of the journey for several teams, and for others, it marks the end of the offseason phenomenon known as "universal hope...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175346-sec-football-qa-would-georgias-d-or-floridas-o-be-bigger-turnaround">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175346-sec-football-qa-would-georgias-d-or-floridas-o-be-bigger-turnaround http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175346-sec-football-qa-would-georgias-d-or-floridas-o-be-bigger-turnaround http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175346-sec-football-qa-would-georgias-d-or-floridas-o-be-bigger-turnaround Carl Lawson Injury: Updates on Auburn Star's Knee and Return Tim Keeney When Auburn defensive end Carl Lawson underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL on May 1, the hope was that he would return anytime during the 2014 campaign. With rehab reportedly going extremely well, though, the new goal is being pushed up...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175955-carl-lawson-injury-updates-on-auburn-stars-knee-and-return">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:21:56 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175955-carl-lawson-injury-updates-on-auburn-stars-knee-and-return http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175955-carl-lawson-injury-updates-on-auburn-stars-knee-and-return http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175955-carl-lawson-injury-updates-on-auburn-stars-knee-and-return 5 Bold Predictions for the Georgia Bulldogs' 2014 Season Brian Jones It’s game week for the Georgia Bulldogs, and fans are looking forward to what could be a very special 2014 season...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175950-5-bold-predictions-for-the-georgia-bulldogs-2014-season">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:01:07 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175950-5-bold-predictions-for-the-georgia-bulldogs-2014-season http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175950-5-bold-predictions-for-the-georgia-bulldogs-2014-season http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175950-5-bold-predictions-for-the-georgia-bulldogs-2014-season Alabama Crimson Tide vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Complete Game Preview Marc Torrence TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Game week is finally here. No more empty Saturdays pondering the days until college football season is here...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175350-alabama-crimson-tide-vs-west-virginia-mountaineers-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:07:02 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175350-alabama-crimson-tide-vs-west-virginia-mountaineers-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175350-alabama-crimson-tide-vs-west-virginia-mountaineers-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175350-alabama-crimson-tide-vs-west-virginia-mountaineers-complete-game-preview Alabama Football: 5 Key Takeaways from Tide's Final 2014 Depth Chart Marc Torrence TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s become a local holiday of sorts around these parts: Depth Chart Day. Alabama coach Nick Saban released the first—and only—official depth chart of the season...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175241-alabama-football-5-key-takeaways-from-tides-final-2014-depth-chart">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:20:48 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175241-alabama-football-5-key-takeaways-from-tides-final-2014-depth-chart http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175241-alabama-football-5-key-takeaways-from-tides-final-2014-depth-chart http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175241-alabama-football-5-key-takeaways-from-tides-final-2014-depth-chart 13 Seconds Better: The Auburn 2014 Hype Tape Team Stream Now The Auburn Tigers were 13 seconds away from a national championship in 2013. They are looking to rebound in 2014 and hoist that new CFB trophy in Arlington. Do you think they can do it? Watch the video to see the ultimate Auburn hype tape...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175087-13-seconds-better-the-auburn-2014-hype-tape">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:02:28 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175087-13-seconds-better-the-auburn-2014-hype-tape http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175087-13-seconds-better-the-auburn-2014-hype-tape http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2175087-13-seconds-better-the-auburn-2014-hype-tape What Needs to Happen for SEC to Get 2 Teams in 2014 College Football Playoff Barrett Sallee The new era is upon us, as higher-ups in college football scraped the BCS after 16 years in favor of the new four-team College Football Playoff ( CFP ) that begins following the 2014 season...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174587-what-needs-to-happen-for-sec-to-get-two-teams-in-2014-college-football-playoff">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:23:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174587-what-needs-to-happen-for-sec-to-get-two-teams-in-2014-college-football-playoff http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174587-what-needs-to-happen-for-sec-to-get-two-teams-in-2014-college-football-playoff http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174587-what-needs-to-happen-for-sec-to-get-two-teams-in-2014-college-football-playoff SEC Football: Biggest 2014 Games with Playoff Implications Brian Leigh No one knows for sure* how the College Football Playoff selection committee will function, especially with regard to its treatment of the SEC...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174414-sec-football-biggest-2014-games-with-playoff-implications">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:41:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174414-sec-football-biggest-2014-games-with-playoff-implications http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174414-sec-football-biggest-2014-games-with-playoff-implications http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174414-sec-football-biggest-2014-games-with-playoff-implications Georgia vs. Clemson Complete Game Preview Andrew Hall For the past seven months, coaching changes, disciplinary challenges and position switches have defined the Georgia Bulldogs. On Saturday, the Dawgs have an opportunity to develop a reputation on the field—where they belong...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174606-georgia-vs-clemson-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:50:51 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174606-georgia-vs-clemson-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174606-georgia-vs-clemson-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174606-georgia-vs-clemson-complete-game-preview Arkansas vs. Auburn Complete Game Preview Justin Ferguson After perhaps the longest offseason for college football fans in quite some time, it is finally game week all across the SEC...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174256-arkansas-vs-auburn-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:42:07 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174256-arkansas-vs-auburn-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174256-arkansas-vs-auburn-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2174256-arkansas-vs-auburn-complete-game-preview Florida Gators vs. Idaho Vandals Complete Game Preview Randy Chambers The Florida Gators begin their football season with what should be a painless matchup against the Idaho Vandals on Saturday...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172406-florida-gators-vs-idaho-vandals-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:15:45 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172406-florida-gators-vs-idaho-vandals-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172406-florida-gators-vs-idaho-vandals-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172406-florida-gators-vs-idaho-vandals-complete-game-preview Utah State vs. Tennessee Complete Game Preview Brad Shepard As far as tests go, Sunday's season-opening tilt with Utah State is ideal for a Tennessee Volunteers team filled with newcomers...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172349-tennessee-vs-utah-state-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:00:50 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172349-tennessee-vs-utah-state-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172349-tennessee-vs-utah-state-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172349-tennessee-vs-utah-state-complete-game-preview LSU Tigers vs. Wisconsin Badgers Complete Game Preview Carter Bryant LSU head coach Les Miles is not afraid of challenges in season openers. The Tigers' matchup against powerful Wisconsin in the 2014 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff is further proof of that...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173453-lsu-tigers-vs-wisconsin-badgers-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:21:12 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173453-lsu-tigers-vs-wisconsin-badgers-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173453-lsu-tigers-vs-wisconsin-badgers-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2173453-lsu-tigers-vs-wisconsin-badgers-complete-game-preview Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Complete Game Preview Michael Taglienti The Texas A&M football team will travel to Columbia, South Carolina, on August 28 to take on the No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks. The Aggies and Gamecocks will play a close game that will be decided in the fourth quarter...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172557-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-complete-game-preview">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:33:34 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172557-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172557-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-complete-game-preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2172557-texas-am-vs-south-carolina-complete-game-preview