1. SEC Football Recruiting Classes That Will Have the Most Immediate Contributors

    National signing day is in the books, and more and more programs are counting on new signees to make an immediate impact on their football teams...

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  2. South Carolina WR Shaq Roland Should Live Up to the Hype in 2014

    With three straight 11-win seasons, the South Carolina football program has reached previously unattainable heights...

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  3. Georgia Football: Mark Richt Making All the Right Coaching Moves

    Georgia head coach Mark Richt 's success at Georgia cannot be denied. Now entering his 14th year between the hedges, he has posted a 126-45 record (.737) with two SEC championships and five SEC east titles—including two of the last three...

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  4. Alabama Football: How Should Lane Kiffin Use Tide's Deep Stable of RBs?

    In what was one of the most unexpected moves of the offseason, Alabama brought back former Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin back to the SEC following the 2013 season as its replacement ...

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  5. What to Expect from LSU Freshman RB Leonard Fournette

    The age of the redshirt is rapidly going the way of the Dodo bird, as true freshmen are being counted on more and more to not only contribute, but to shine. At no other position is that more pronounced than at running back...

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  6. Rashaan Evans Receiving Hate from Auburn Fans Shows Sad Side of College Football

    "Fan" is short for "fanatic," and nothing brings out the fanatic like college football. Case in point: new Alabama signee Rashaan Evans. The 5-star linebacker from Auburn (Ala...

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  7. SEC Football: Hits and Misses from SEC 2014 Recruiting Classes

    The 2014 edition of national signing day in the books, and once again, the SEC dominated headlines, with boatloads of talented athletes signing with programs from the conference...

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  8. Arkansas Football: New Razorbacks DC Robb Smith Has His Work Cut out for Him

    The biggest remaining coaching mystery was solved over the weekend, as Arkansas finally named a defensive coordinator...

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  9. Auburn's Gus Malzahn Has a Difficult Decision to Make with Kalvaraz Bessent

    Only a few days removed from national signing day, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has a big decision ahead of him regarding one of the key members of the 2014 signing class. Kalvaraz Bessent , a 4-star prospect from Kingsland , Ga...

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  10. SEC Football Q&A: The Best QB in the SEC, RB Depth and 2015 SECCG Picks

    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...

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  11. Alabama Football: Bo Scarbrough Should Play Wide Receiver for Crimson Tide

    Alabama turned heads again on national signing day, reeling in the nation's top recruiting class for the fourth straight season...

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  12. Georgia Football: Jeb Blazevich Next in Line at 'Tight End U'

    Since Mark Richt became Georgia's head coach before the 2001 season, the Bulldogs have developed a reputation of not only being a contender in the SEC East more times than not, but for producing top-tier pass-catching tight ends...

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  13. SEC Football: Class of 2014 Recruiting All-Conference Team

    Signing day is in the books, and schools around the SEC are loaded up with top-tier talent around the country in the hopes of reaching the Georgia Dome and the SEC Championship Game...

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  14. Rashaan Evans' Absence Shouldn't Take Away from Auburn's Stellar Defensive Class

    Auburn made headlines on national signing day for the wrong reasons. Sure, the Tigers landed 4-star defensive end Andrew Williams and 4-star offensive lineman Braden Smith ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 7,661 reads 114 comments

  15. LSU, Les Miles Steal the Spotlight on National Signing Day

    With several key targets uncommitted heading into national signing day, LSU was a program with a lot to either gain or lose as the 2014 recruiting cycle came to a close...

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  16. SEC Football Q&A: Alabama's Crowded QB Race, Max Wittek and Malachi Dupre

    Every Friday, SEC lead writer Barrett Sallee features questions from followers on Twitter . You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers. Thank you for your questions. If I didn't get to them this week, they will be saved and used in the future.

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 16,736 reads 98 comments

  17. Auburn Football: Tigers Might Soon Recognize More National Championships

    Auburn recognizes national titles for the 1957 and 2010 seasons, and came within 13 seconds of adding a third on Jan. 6, when it fell to Florida State 34-31 in the final BCS National Championship Game of the BCS era...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 17,543 reads 145 comments

  18. SEC Football Could Be in for a Huge 2014 National Signing Day

    We've reached the home stretch of the 2014 recruiting cycle. The next wave of college football superstars will sign the dotted line on Wednesday, Feb. 5, with several members of the class holding out to make their decisions until the last minute...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 21,172 reads 38 comments

  19. Georgia Football: Behind-the-Scenes Look at an Official Recruiting Visit

    In the days and weeks leading up to national signing day on Feb. 5, high school student-athletes from around the country made their official visits to potential schools looking to secure their services...

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  20. Auburn's Gus Malzahn Is Confident He Can Beat Alabama, and That's Refreshing

    There's a difference between confidence and arrogance. Confidence is having faith in your ability, while arrogance is having an exaggerated sense of that ability. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn is confident, not arrogant...

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  21. Winning Starts Up Front, and Tennessee Must Build from Scratch in 2014

    Second-year head coaches have been wildly successful in the SEC over the last decade. Urban Meyer and Gene Chizik each won national championships in their second years at Florida and Auburn, respectively...

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  22. Texas A&M Won't Have Johnny Manziel, but It Will Have Stellar Run Game in 2014

    Texas A&M burst onto the SEC scene in 2012 with then first-year head coach Kevin Sumlin and a brash redshirt freshman named Johnny Manziel at quarterback...

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  23. Marlon Humphrey's Pledge Solidifies This Class as Nick Saban's Best at Alabama

    Being the best class of Nick Saban 's tenure as head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide is like winning the Miss America pageant—all contestants are beautiful, it's just a matter of standing out in a crowded field...

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  24. Ole Miss' Recruiting Is Under the Radar, and That's a Compliment to Hugh Freeze

    This time last year, Ole Miss was the talk of the college football world. Then second-year head coach Hugh Freeze was coming off a 7-6 season and was putting the finishing touches on his first full recruiting class in Oxford...

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  25. Auburn QB Nick Marshall Not on Early Heisman Odds Board, but He Should Be

    It's never too early to start talking about the Heisman Trophy, and some of the early favorites for the most prestigious individual award in college football for the 2014 season hail from SEC schools...

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