1. National Signing Day Drama Shows Recruits Should Sign to a School, Not Coach

    Flipping season for recruits starts when the dead period ends in January and lasts until national signing day. For some coaches, flip season starts after recruits sign on the dotted line...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 29,608 reads 131 comments

  2. Power Ranking Every SEC Team's 2015 Recruiting Class

    National signing day 2015 is in the books, and this year's edition provided much more intriguing than previous editions. Florida had an uphill climb after coaching uncertainty left the cupboard bare for new head coach Jim McElwain ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 51,808 reads 191 comments

  3. The 7 SEC Defensive Players Who Will Explode in 2015

    Defense doesn't win championships anymore. "Just enough" defense does. Finding the next superstar on defense is the first step for teams to find enough to get into the College Football Playoff mix...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 37,828 reads 97 comments

  4. Will SEC Quarterbacks Return to Prominence in 2015?

    Ah, the good ol' days. When Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, Zach Mettenberger, AJ McCarron, James Franklin, Tyler Bray and Connor Shaw were just a few of the hot-shot quarterbacks lighting up SEC scoreboards and stat sheets on a weekly basis...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 23,543 reads 114 comments

  5. 4-Star ATH Kerryon Johnson Should Choose Safety over Running Back at Auburn

    Kerryon Johnson is an iron man in every sense of the word. The 6'0", 200-pound athlete from Madison Academy in Madison, Alabama, outside of Huntsville won "Mr...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 14,985 reads 34 comments

  6. Bold SEC Predictions for National Signing Day

    National signing day is less than a week away, which means shenanigans are right around the corner. Who will flip? Who will stick? What random, bizarre story will pop up on national ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 22,479 reads 37 comments

  7. Georgia's No. 1 Recruiting Goal Is to Hold on to 5-Star ATH Terry Godwin

    Terry Godwin has been one of the cornerstones of the Georgia recruiting class ever since the 5-star athlete/receiver committed to the Bulldogs in January of 2014, but he could be at risk of heading elsewhere...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 12,561 reads 32 comments

  8. Nobody's a Winner in the Preston Williams Recruiting Saga

    Around this time every year, there's at least one bizarre recruiting story. Sometimes, a mom steals a national letter of intent. Other times, a player commits to one school but signs with another...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 31,831 reads 117 comments

  9. Forget 2, SEC Should Worry About 1 Team in 2015 College Football Playoff

    Perception is reality in college football, and right now, the reality of the SEC is a far cry from the perception that existed when the conference reeled off seven straight BCS National Championships from 2006-2012...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 16,913 reads 87 comments

  10. Is 5-Star DE Byron Cowart a Better Fit at Auburn or Florida?

    With only one week to go before national signing day, we're on the "back nine" for several top uncommitted prospects. Or, in the case of 5-star defensive end Byron Cowart , "in the clubhouse...

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  11. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Alabama Makes Necessary Staff Changes

    Just a Slight Tweak Alabama's coaching staff had two holes to fill after outside linebackers coach Lance Thompson moved down the road to Auburn, and inside linebackers coach Kevin Steele got the defensive coordinator job at LSU...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 16,352 reads 29 comments

  12. SEC Football Q&A: Will Florida Win an SEC Championship Under Jim McElwain?

    The offseason is upon us, and with national signing day around the corner and coaching changes abound, there's still plenty to talk about in the SEC. Jim McElwain welcomed a brand-new staff after he got tabbed as Florida's new head coach...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 19,369 reads 61 comments

  13. The Problem with LSU's 2015 Recruiting Class

    Take a look at the 2015 247Sports team recruiting rankings and you'll see the familiar faces at the top. Alabama, Florida State, USC and LSU are scattered throughout the top 10 with a week to go before players sign on the dotted line...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 13,205 reads 27 comments

  14. Why We Should Be Glad Jeff Long Will Return as Chairman of CFP Committee

    You wanted transparency in the College Football Playoff; you needed transparency in the College Football Playoff; and when you got transparency in the College Football Playoff from selection committee chairman Jeff Long, you complained...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 2,784 reads 4 comments

  15. Predicting the SEC's Top 7 Breakout WRs in 2015

    Wide receiver is one of those positions where younger players can come in and make an impact, and players who have been waiting for their chance can step in and become stars in a hurry...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 39,606 reads 74 comments

  16. The SEC's 4 Most Surprising Recruiting Classes of 2015

    Death, taxes and recruiting national championships. Barring a wild close to the recruiting season, Alabama will finish with the nation's best recruiting class for the fifth straight season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 42,693 reads 61 comments

  17. Lane Kiffin's Return Is a Huge Boost for Alabama QB Jake Coker

    That isn't a slight breeze you felt over the weekend when you stepped outside, it was Alabama quarterback Jake Coker ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 16,593 reads 46 comments

  18. Predicting the SEC's Top 7 Breakout RBs in 2015

    The 2014 season was a banner year for breakout running backs in the SEC, as Georgia's Nick Chubb , Auburn's Cameron Artis -Payne, Mississippi State's Josh Robinson, LSU's Leonard ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 45,731 reads 130 comments

  19. Tennessee Pulling 4-Star DE Marques Ford's Offer Shows Dark Side of Recruiting

    National signing day is less than two weeks away, and classes around the country are beginning to be finalized with future college football stars...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 120,246 reads 419 comments

  20. Brandon Allen Is the Perfect QB to Deal with Lofty Arkansas Expectations

    Three years ago, Arkansas was the toast of the SEC. Former head coach Bobby Petrino was the toast of the SEC, the program had established itself as a contender in the SEC West and ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 26,325 reads 124 comments

  21. New Arkansas OC Dan Enos Will Provide Much-Needed Spark to Hogs Offense

    Arkansas had been without an offensive coordinator ever since Jim Chaney decided to take the same position on Pitt's staff, and his replacement came out of left field. Actually, it wasn't even left field...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 11,372 reads 28 comments

  22. Perception, Reality and the Role of College Football Recruiting Hostesses

    For college football recruiting hostesses, the difference between perception and reality is nearly as big as the difference between a 5-star blue-chip prospect and an uninvited walk-on...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 40,618 reads 26 comments

  23. Is Georgia's Mark Richt Really Deserving of Contract Extension and Raise?

    The rich keep getting richer, and in the case of Georgia head coach Mark Richt , about $800,000 richer per year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 8,397 reads 54 comments

  24. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Alabama Built to Withstand Coaching Losses

    Coaching Carousel Spinning Some More? Alabama is the latest program to get hit with changes in its staff, as outside linebackers coach Kevin Steele took a step up to become LSU's ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 17,032 reads 62 comments

  25. The Surprise SEC Team That Should Make a Play for Braxton Miller?

    The Braxton Miller sweepstakes has calmed down a bit after it dominated headlines in the days following Ohio State's 42-20 win over Oregon in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, but could this be the calm before the storm...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 25,373 reads 61 comments