1. BCS Championship Game 2010: Why The SEC Is Unstoppable In The Title Game

    Once 5-19 head coach Gene Chizik guided his Cam Newton-led Auburn Tigers to their first National Title in the BCS era...

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  2. Tainted: Heisman Front-Runner Cameron Newton and the NCAA

    Let's beat this horse some more, shall we. I will start with this SEC by-law: “If at any time before or after matriculation in a member institution a student-athlete ...

    Derek Smith Written by Derek Smith about 4 years ago 51 reads 28 comments

  3. Alabama Crimson Tide Will Repeat In 2010 Because of Teamwork

    It is no secret that the 2010 Alabama Crimson Tide will have to overcome certain adversities if they want to find themselves hoisting the Coaches Trophy again at the end of the 2010 NCAA football season...

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  4. Alabama Football: 4-Star QB Phillip Ely Commits To Tide

    Rivals.com four-star recruit Philip Ely has committed to join the Alabama football program in 2011; whether or not he will fit in remains uncertain...

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  5. 2010 Alabama Football Clinic: Five Games With Blowout Potential

    On the 2010 Alabama football schedule I see five opponents that have the possibility of getting slaughtered when they face the Crimson Tide. There is usually only one, maybe two teams on any given schedule that can be shut out...

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  6. 2010 Alabama Defense: Why They Have Little to Worry About

    I keep hearing about how the 2010 Alabama defense will have big shoes to fill, and how they will have a tough act to follow. Seriously? Do you people not do your research? How quickly you forget the speculation of last year's preseason...

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  7. SEC Media Days 2010: SEC Media Predicts Outcome of 2010 Football Season

    The SEC Media has voted on where they think each team will finish the 2010 season in their respective divisions. For the most part I am of the same opinion, but some of these are a long shot...

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  8. Cade Foster: Alabama's Next Superstar

    Cade Foster could very well be the next superstar for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Foster is from Southlake Carroll High School, the same place Greg McElroy played ball, and it's pretty ...

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  9. Will Brett Favre Return to Minnesota Vikings? Signs Say Yes!

    As the 2010 NFL season draws ever closer, a big question remains unanswered for the Minnesota Vikings: Will Brett Favre return for one more go around? I believe the answer is quite simply, yes...

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  10. "From the University of Alabama..." The Five Greatest NFL Athletes

    When talking about the best athletes from any major university, limiting the list to five just isn't enough...

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  11. Georgia State Preview: Alabama Game Moved, Panthers Building Steam

    Recently, the University of Alabama asked coach Bill Curry and his Georgia State Panthers if they would be inclined to move the November 20 game to Thursday, November 18; Curry agreed...

    Derek Smith Written by Derek Smith about over 4 years ago 1,706 reads 14 comments

  12. USC Spinning Out of Control: Dillon Baxter Lied!

    I guess no one would believe me if I said I knew Dillon Baxter made this story up as soon as it became known...

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  13. Greg McElroy: The One Starter Alabama Can Not Afford To Lose

    When it comes to key players, Greg McElroy fills the one position that Alabama can not afford to lose. Greg McElroy is one of the smartest athletes on the field, and he is undefeated as a starter (including high school)...

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  14. Alabama's Good Recruiting Pays Off: Carswell and Others Make Big Noise

    Ronald Carswell It is being reported that true freshman Ronald Carswell is absolutely smoking the corners in practice, and is killing the seven on seven drills...

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  15. Power Ranking the Alabama Football Schedule: Where Does Florida Fall?

    The Crimson Tide football schedule is full of questions. How will the athletes handle their final six SEC opponents all coming off bye weeks? Will Alabama underestimate Georgia State ...

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  16. 13 Reasons Why Alabama Has The Best Football Program in the Country

    The University of Alabama has amassed more records, trophies, and various championships than many schools combined...

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  17. SEC Expansion: Who Will Join America's Elite Conference?

    With all of the changes occurring in college football these days, more moves are sure to come. And an expansion of the Southeastern Conference seems more likely with each passing moment...

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  18. Boise State Officially Joining the Mountain West Today

    Just in from Joe Schad and Bruce Feldman: Boise State will officially join the Mountain West Conference today! For a few weeks now the MWC has been deliberating the addition of a 10th team to the conference...

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  19. Pac-10 Expansion: Could Superconference Be Awarded Two Automatic BCS Bids?

    With the Pac-10 expanding to 16 teams or more, almost everything and every scenario is being talked about or considered, but what about the BCS bowl games? Big 12, Pac-10, or Big ...

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  20. Trent Richardson, Mark Ingram: With Best RB Duo, Tide Is Ready To Roll in 2010

    The Crimson Tide of Alabama are housing the best running back tandem in D-l football, and maybe the best duo the country has ever seen...

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  21. Things Get Worse for Oregon Ducks: Who Will Replace Jeremiah Masoli?

    Jeremiah Masoli has officially been dismissed from the Oregon football program, making things worse for the Ducks. Now they must settle on a firm replacement at the QB spot...

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  22. Pac-10 Gets O.K. To Expand, Big 12 Will Fall, but When?

    Larry Scott, commissioner of the Pac-10, announced Sunday that he had obtained the permission of university chancellors and presidents to expand the conference any way he sees fit...

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  23. Super Conference Update: Pac-10 Will Expand With Six Teams from Big 12

    Although it has not been confirmed, there are reports that the Pac-10 has, or is, prepared to officially invite the following teams to join their ranks: Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Colorado...

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  24. Rose Bowl Changes Selection Process: A New Contender Could Emerge

    Earlier this year it became known that the Rose Bowl (Big Ten champion vs. Pac-10 champion) will begin a new selection process. This process could catapult a new contender to the national spot light...

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  25. Alabama Vs. Georgia State: Where 'Bama Should Draw The Line!

    I will start by saying this game is not all around bad. We will re-visit that in a moment though. Later this year, in November, The Georgia State Panthers will bring their inaugural ...

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