1. Citrus Bowl 2016: Despite Loss, Jim McElwain's First Year at Florida a Success

    It's hard to imagine based on how things ended, but the possibility existed in November—at least on paper—that Florida could contend for the College Football Playoff...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 4,332 reads 52 comments

  2. Peach Bowl 2015: Houston's Tom Herman Proves He's 1 of the Best in Win over FSU

    ATLANTA — By now, you've heard plenty about Houston head coach Tom Herman. You've seen his ability to lead dynamic offenses, including the Cougars' this year and Ohio State's last year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 25,626 reads 142 comments

  3. Texas A&M's QB Woes Make Aggies Biggest Buyer in the Graduate Transfer Market

    When the final gun sounded in Texas A&M's 27-21 loss to Louisville in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Wednesday, it didn't only signify the end of a disappointing ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 16,187 reads 77 comments

  4. Gus Malzahn Recapturing His Play-Calling Magic Is Auburn's Top Offseason Goal

    The quarterback position was Auburn Football's most visible sore spot from the moment the Tigers took the field in Game 1 in Atlanta vs. Louisville through the end of the regular season vs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 5,138 reads 17 comments

  5. Inside the Hectic Lives of College Football Players During Bowl Week

    ATLANTA — For Florida State and Houston football players, bowl week never gets old. For the fourth time in four years, the Seminoles will compete in a major bowl game (BCS ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 28,945 reads 44 comments

  6. Why Chip Kelly Is Not Coming Back to College Football

    Admit it, college football fan with a coach on a hot, warm or not totally freezing seat. You checked your phone Tuesday night, got that alert from Bleacher Report saying that the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 71,570 reads 129 comments

  7. Will Gus Malzahn Be on Hot Seat If Auburn Loses Birmingham Bowl?

    A bowl game typically won't make or break a coach's career, especially a lower-tier bowl in which motivation might be called into question. For Gus Malzahn , though, it could determine the tenor of Auburn's offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 29,696 reads 129 comments

  8. Auburn Football: Players to Watch in High School All-American Games

    As the calendar turns to 2016, it's time to pay extra special attention to the recruiting trail on the Plains as head coach Gus Malzahn tries to tie a bow on what is a critical class for the future of the Auburn football program...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 6,383 reads 6 comments

  9. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Robert Nkemdiche Suspension Sets Tone

    What seemed like an inevitability became a reality this week at Ole Miss. Defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche's career in Oxford is done...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 51,613 reads 72 comments

  10. Predicting the MVPs of Each SEC Bowl Game

    Bowl season is upon us, and that means it's time for teams to generate some momentum heading into the offseason. For some, that means finishing off the season the same way they did when they started this journey in September...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 4,021 reads 18 comments

  11. Inside Will Muschamp's Frantic First Few Weeks as South Carolina's Head Coach

    If new South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp takes a few days to decompress over the holiday season, he's earned it...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 33,993 reads 48 comments

  12. SEC Football Q&A: What Constitutes a Successful Bowl Season for the SEC?

    Bowl season is underway around the country, and it's safe to say this is the most critical postseason the SEC has faced in quite some time...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 25,556 reads 284 comments

  13. Why Trevor Knight Is a Perfect Solution to Texas A&M's QB Problem

    The month of December has not been kind to Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin or the Aggie football program...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 38,797 reads 70 comments

  14. SEC Football Year in Review with Barrett Sallee

    Were you mad about anything that was said before the season, and do you demand accountability? Did you think one of those silly preseason predictions would fail miserably and I'd ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 25,302 reads 204 comments

  15. Realistic Expectations for Brandon McIlwain at South Carolina

    New South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp has been on a recruiting tear since taking over the program earlier this month, and he has already beaten several programs along the way...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 22,273 reads 117 comments

  16. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Kyler Murray Saga Heats Up Sumlin's Seat

    If the temperature of Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin 's seat was "medium" when the season ended, it blew right past "hot" and leveled off at "scorching" over the last couple of weeks...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 66,123 reads 79 comments

  17. 1 Goal Each SEC Team Needs to Accomplish During Bowl Practice

    Bowl trips are fun, team dinner challenges draw headlines and the gifts players get from bowl committees are fantastic rewards for successful seasons...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 32,425 reads 90 comments

  18. Realistic Expectations for Jacob Eason at Georgia in 2016

    The last few weeks have been tense for Georgia fans. Former head coach Mark Richt was fired, Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart was hired to take his place and, through ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 16,831 reads 55 comments

  19. Georgia in Good Hands for Bowl vs. Penn State Despite Massive Coaching Turnover

    It's a December of transition for the Georgia Bulldogs, as new head coach Kirby Smart fills out his staff and the staff under former head coach Mark Richt fulfills its responsibility ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 11,052 reads 10 comments

  20. SEC Football Q&A: Does Alabama QB Jake Coker Have to Step Up in Playoff?

    The season is in the books, the playoff is set and coaching silly season is in full swing. Despite no games being played in the SEC, this is one of the busiest times of the year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 10,225 reads 116 comments

  21. Tennessee Head Coach Butch Jones Worthy of Raise After 8-4 Season

    Tennessee entered 2015 with enough hype to fill Neyland Stadium, but an 8-4 record, an 11th straight loss to Florida and three blown leads of two scores or more rendered the Vols an afterthought by midseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 6,302 reads 41 comments

  22. Each SEC Football Team's MVP for 2015 Season

    Ten SEC teams will play in bowl games this year, and for the second straight season, Alabama will participate in the College Football Playoff fresh off an SEC title. Starting with the Texas Bowl on Dec...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 18,639 reads 51 comments

  23. Does Alabama Really Need a Transfer QB for 2016?

    For the first seven years of head coach Nick Saban 's era in Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama became known for quarterback stability...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 73,402 reads 192 comments

  24. Derrick Henry's Heisman Triumph Signals the Return of the Running Back

    He's back. No, not Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry. His decision on whether to bolt to the NFL or return to Alabama for his senior season probably won't happen until after the College Football Playoff...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 47,046 reads 293 comments

  25. New Georgia Offensive Coaches Are Home Run Hires for Kirby Smart

    New Georgia head coach Kirby Smart led Alabama to top-12 defenses in each of his eight seasons as Alabama's defensive coordinator, and he should step in as head coach of the Bulldogs and work the same magic...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 10 months ago 57,665 reads 121 comments