1. SEC Football: Power Ranking Best Defensive Players Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    You wouldn't know it by some of last year's scores, but the SEC is still a defense-driven league. The abundance of talent coming through the SEC was on display earlier this month, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 6,053 reads 19 comments

  2. What Florida QB Jeff Driskel Needs to Work on This Spring

    Curious eyes will be on Gainesville , Fla., when the Gators open spring practice on March 19 and most of them will be focused under center...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 4,944 reads 31 comments

  3. Ranking Top 5 SEC RBs Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    Whether it's in a pro-style offense or out of the spread, the SEC is still a run-first, power conference that boasts elite running backs who are critical pieces of the puzzle for their respective teams...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 18,596 reads 77 comments

  4. Texas A&M Football: Are Aggies Ready for Life After Johnny Manziel?

    While former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was busy undergoing the most important job interview of his life at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this week, his former program was busy preparing for life after "Johnny Football...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 10,037 reads 71 comments

  5. Gus Malzahn Sticks to His Word in Giving High School Coaches a Chance

    Just 10 years ago, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn was gearing up for what would be his next-to-last season as the head coach of Springdale High School in Northwest Arkansas...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,807 reads 30 comments

  6. Power Ranking SEC QBs Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    The 2013 season was a banner year for SEC quarterbacks, with Johnny Manziel , AJ McCarron , Aaron Murray , Zach Mettenberger and Connor Shaw all shining for their respective programs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 31,808 reads 116 comments

  7. Which Unknown SEC Players Will Be Stars After Spring?

    Spring is right around the corner, with several SEC programs gearing up to open spring practice, including Texas A&M, which gets things started on Friday, Feb. 28...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 10,127 reads 21 comments

  8. No Harm, No Foul in College Football Coaches Recruiting 8th-Graders

    In what's become an annual offseason happening, another middle-schooler has made recruiting waves—and it's for a familiar program. According to Sonny Shipp of Geaux247...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 5,350 reads 28 comments

  9. SEC Football Q&A: Georgia Discipline, Alabama's Potential Losses and Auburn LBs

    Every Friday, we feature questions from the Bleacher Report inbox , Twitter and email at bsallee@bleacherreport.com. You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers. Thank you for your questions...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 12,615 reads 59 comments

  10. Steve Spurrier, the Master of Trolling, Dubs Defensive Sub Rule the 'Saban Rule'

    When it comes to "winning the press conference," nobody on the planet does it better or as consistently as South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 24,127 reads 205 comments

  11. Bret Bielema Isn't Doing Himself Any Favors in Hurry-Up Debate

    If Alabama coach Nick Saban wanted a running mate in the campaign to end hurry-up offenses, he couldn't have picked a worse candidate than Arkansas' Bret Bielema . Bielema spoke to the White County (Ark...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 11,801 reads 157 comments

  12. SEC Network Negotiations Shouldn't Be a Concern Quite Yet

    The SEC Network will launch in August, and the question on everyone's mind right now is, who will be able to see it? When the SEC and ESPN announced the creation of the network ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 5,474 reads 25 comments

  13. How Stephen Rivers Transferring from LSU Shakes Up Tigers' 2014 QB Battle

    Former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger was viewed more as a liability than a strength at this time last year, but 3,082 yards and 22 touchdown passes later, his absence has left a gaping hole in the 2014 Tiger offense...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 10,192 reads 13 comments

  14. Arkansas Needs QB Rafe Peavey to Push Brandon Allen This Spring

    Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema wants to have a run-first, power attack in his second year in Fayetteville . But in order to do so, he's going to have to add a second dimension to keep opposing defenses honest...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 8,192 reads 50 comments

  15. Ole Miss Football: Nkemdiche Lawsuit Should Be Very Concerning

    There's been no shortage of talent heading to Oxford over the last few seasons, but some of those players are staring a concerning court date in the face. According to Hugh Kellenberger of the Jackson (Miss...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,903 reads 51 comments

  16. How Jeremy Pruitt Will Help Georgia Win Without Josh Harvey-Clemons

    The Georgia defense was dealt a big blow on Tuesday when the university announced via the team's official website that safety Josh Harvey-Clemons was dismissed from the team for violation of team rules...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 6,824 reads 16 comments

  17. SEC Football: Top Spring Practice Battles to Watch For

    It seems like just yesterday that the final second ticked off the clock at the BCS National Championship Game in Pasadena and Florida State ended Auburn's remarkable run with a 34-31 victory over the Tigers...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 8,761 reads 15 comments

  18. Alabama Football: Where Tide Will Be Impacted Most by Loss of Dee Hart

    The college football offseason has claimed another victim, but this one apparently was a long time coming...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 16,911 reads 98 comments

  19. Johnny Manziel's Actions and Words Indicate That He's a Leader

    Former Auburn Tiger and current Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton went under a powerful microscope after the 2011 season, when the polarizing signal-caller left Auburn with ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 13,708 reads 75 comments

  20. SEC Football Q&A: Sleeper Teams, Ole Miss' Win Total and Coaches Who Don't Care

    Every Friday, we feature questions from the Bleacher Report inbox , Twitter and email at bsallee@bleacherreport.com. You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers. Thank you for your questions...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 4,796 reads 7 comments

  21. Tennessee Football: How Jalen Hurd Fits into Vols' Run Scheme

    So far, it has been a banner offseason for the Tennessee Volunteers. Despite a sub-.500 record and no bowl game, second-year head coach Butch Jones reeled in the nation's seventh-best recruiting class, according to 247Sports...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 12,087 reads 33 comments

  22. Hurry-Up Rule Will Add to Bad Blood Among SEC Coaches

    Before the 2009 season, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive called his coaches into a room at SEC spring meetings in Destin , Fla., and gave them one simple message. "Knock it off...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 18,371 reads 312 comments

  23. Alabama Football: Experience on Nick Saban's Staff Will Help Roster Turnover

    What was long assumed to be a formality became a reality on Wednesday for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Veteran assistant coach and one-time Baylor head coach Kevin Steele will move ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,626 reads 7 comments

  24. Proposed NCAA Rule to Limit Hurry-Up Offenses Is Silly for Several Reasons

    The NCAA is looking to slow down fast-paced offenses and will try to implement new rules to do so starting in 2014. According to NCAA...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 16,855 reads 420 comments

  25. Forgotten Georgia WR Malcolm Mitchell Is Key to Bulldogs' 2014 Offense

    The SEC East is wide open in 2014 thanks to a slew of key player departures including the starting quarterbacks for the top four teams in the division from last year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 10,075 reads 24 comments