1. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: 2016 Is Year of No Excuses for Tennessee

    Relax. Take a deep breath. Say it with feeling. It's OK to think that Tennessee can make some noise in the SEC East in 2016. The Internet will try to shame you. The Internet will say that "Tennessee is always the champion of offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 13,645 reads 90 comments

  2. Bold Predictions for SEC Football in 2016

    It's January, and there's still a tiny little thing called the College Football Playoff National Championship left to play...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 86,418 reads 406 comments

  3. The Freshmen Who've Helped Carry Alabama, Clemson to National Title Game

    For powerhouses like top-ranked Clemson and second-ranked Alabama, the old cliche typically holds true: They don't rebuild. They reload. It just so happens that, this year, both participants in Jan...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 7,823 reads 71 comments

  4. SEC Football Q&A: Should UGA Fans Be Frustrated with Kirby Smart Coaching 'Bama?

    It's early January, which means there's plenty to talk about in the world of SEC football. From the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between No. 1 Clemson and No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 24,360 reads 67 comments

  5. Can Former Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Be the Savior That Texas A&M Needs?

    After weeks of speculation, Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin may have found his 2016 starting quarterback...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 15,610 reads 90 comments

  6. Jake Spavital's Departure Puts Pressure on Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin in 2016

    It seemed like only a matter of time before Texas A&M and offensive coordinator Jake Spavital parted ways. That time was Sunday. The school announced via emailed press release that Spavital and the program have "mutually parted ways...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 10,402 reads 50 comments

  7. Don't Let the Bowl Record Fool You, the SEC Is Still Incredibly Flawed

    If you listen closely, you can still hear the echo of the "S-E-C" chant from bowl season off in the distance. It existed for good reason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 72,605 reads 604 comments

  8. TaxSlayer Bowl: Terry Godwin's Versatility Gives Georgia Fans Hope in 2016

    The Georgia offense struggled for the majority of the year thanks to an unstable quarterback situation, the injury to stud running back Nick Chubb and an inconsistent offensive line...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 11 months ago 7,395 reads 23 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 4,338 reads 52 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 25,655 reads 142 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 16,190 reads 77 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 5,144 reads 17 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 28,989 reads 44 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 71,662 reads 129 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 29,710 reads 129 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 6,420 reads 6 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 51,620 reads 72 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 4,024 reads 18 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 33,998 reads 48 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 25,569 reads 284 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 38,820 reads 70 comments

  22. 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 12 months ago 25,324 reads 204 comments

  23. 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 12 months ago 22,438 reads 117 comments

  24. 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 12 months ago 66,171 reads 79 comments

  25. 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 12 months ago 32,431 reads 90 comments