1. SEC Sets Record with $309.6 Million Payout to Teams, but Best Is Yet to Come

    The final day of SEC spring meetings means it's time for Mike Slive to hand out some checks. No, they weren't those oversized novelty checks that Adam Sandler demanded in Happy ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 3,683 reads 2 comments

  2. SEC Q&A on Breakout QBs, Alabama in Las Vegas and Kliff Kingsbury in the SEC

    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 8 months ago 12,826 reads 45 comments

  3. Optimistic, Pessimistic and Realistic Predictions for Every SEC East Team

    Yesterday, we hit on the SEC West 's optimistic, pessimistic and realistic 2014 predictions. Now, it's time to head to the wide-open SEC East...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 37,294 reads 406 comments

  4. Creation of NCAA Concussion Database Shows Tangible Commitment to Player Safety

    The NCAA is getting serious about player safety, and it's joining forces with the United States Department of Defense to do so. A $30 million joint initiative was announced Thursday during a day-long concussion summit at the White House...

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  5. Optimistic, Pessimistic and Realistic Predictions for Every SEC West Team

    Summer is almost upon us, preseason magazines are hitting the newsstands and college football is just around the corner. That means it's prediction time. Well, sort of...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 23,393 reads 80 comments

  6. News, Notes and Analysis of the First Two Days of SEC Spring Meetings

    Between trips to the golf courses and white sand beaches of Destin, Florida, SEC coaches, athletic directors and officials are getting getting work done behind closed doors, as the ...

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  7. Proving Auburn Was More Good Than Lucky in Unforgettable 2013 SEC Title Season

    Rushing for 296 yards against one of the best rushing defenses in the country isn't luck. Building a 27-7 lead by combining a hurry-up, no-huddle offense with a stifling defense ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 14,201 reads 153 comments

  8. SEC's Streak of 7 Straight Titles Won't Be Replicated in Playoff Era

    When the curtain closed on the BCS era, it also closed on one of the most remarkable streaks in sports...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 2,563 reads 36 comments

  9. Why Alabama's O.J. Howard Could Emerge as College Football's Top Tight End

    In an offense that's loaded with talent at running back and wide receiver, Alabama's biggest weapon might be one that isn't playing one of those glamour positions. Tight end O...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 8,251 reads 31 comments

  10. What to Watch For at SEC Spring Meetings

    Memorial Day weekend may be the unofficial start to summer, but it also serves as a reminder that football is around the corner...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 8,866 reads 15 comments

  11. Biggest Trap Game for Every SEC West Team in 2014

    On Friday, we touched on the trap games for SEC East teams to keep an eye on during the 2014 season. Now, it's time to head west...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 27,201 reads 110 comments

  12. SEC Football Q&A: Bama and LSU's O, South Carolina's DBs and Arkansas' Goals

    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 8 months ago 22,848 reads 68 comments

  13. Informal SEC/ACC Scheduling Pact Robs CFB Fans of Compelling Matchups

    One of the biggest reasons college football has become one of America's most popular sports is because it has evolved from a regional sport into one that is played and can be marketed nationally...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 10,312 reads 44 comments

  14. Biggest Trap Games for Every SEC East Team in 2014

    A forgiving schedule makes a world of difference in the SEC, but teams that aren't expected to pose threats sometimes provide the biggest challenges. Trap games. Every team has them, and every team tries to avoid them...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 20,202 reads 52 comments

  15. Auburn Football: Tigers D-Line Holds the Key to Playoff Run

    The offense grabbed all of the headlines during Auburn's 2010 national championship run and last season, as the Tigers rebounded from a 3-9 season to come within 13 seconds of another crystal football...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 6,270 reads 27 comments

  16. Notre Dame vs. SEC Opponent During Regular Season Needs to Happen

    Scheduling is all the rage these days, with Florida and Miami possibly renewing their rivalry , LSU announcing games vs. Arizona State and UCLA and Texas A&M announcing a series with the Bruins as well...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 12,141 reads 149 comments

  17. Texas A&M Football: RB Tra Carson Is One of Most Underrated SEC Players

    One quick glance at any list of top offensive players in the SEC and you'll get a good glimpse of where the power in the conference lies in 2014. Running back...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 8,377 reads 29 comments

  18. Why 2014 Is Championship or Bust for Steve Spurrier's South Carolina Gamecocks

    The only two SEC programs to finish in the top 10 of both the AP and USA Today coaches' polls in each of the last two seasons are Alabama and... Anyone? Anyone? Bueller ? The South Carolina Gamecocks...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 15,833 reads 270 comments

  19. Florida Football: Gators Must Be Careful in How They Handle Scheduling Miami

    If you're looking for a scheduling guinea pig in the new era of the SEC, Florida is here for you. The conference announced its cross-division schedule rotation through 2025 earlier ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 4,052 reads 48 comments

  20. Las Vegas' Early Views on the 2014 SEC Football Season

    We are fewer than 100 days away from kickoff, and you can already get in on the college football action in the city that never sleeps...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 18,024 reads 76 comments

  21. Future SEC Schedule Further Proof 9-Game League Format Would've Been Better

    Who knew that when Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers recorded "The Waiting" in 1981 that he was referring to SEC football? The waiting will be the hardest part for many SEC programs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 4,104 reads 42 comments

  22. What AT&T's Purchase of DirecTV Means for SEC Network

    A move that could revolutionize the television industry could have a secondary effect on college football—particularly the SEC Network. AT&T announced over the weekend that it will acquire DirecTV for $48...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 40,299 reads 49 comments

  23. Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt Talks Hutson Mason, New Defense and More

    Just 18 short months ago, Georgia had posted back-to-back SEC East titles and was on the brink of winning the SEC Championship Game and securing a spot in the 2013 BCS National Championship Game versus Notre Dame...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 14,794 reads 18 comments

  24. SEC Football Q&A: Fournette for Heisman, Auburn's Young D and Vandy's Bowl Hopes

    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 8 months ago 2,411 reads 5 comments

  25. Georgia's Mark Richt: Gurley Is "a Very Strong Candidate" for the Heisman Trophy

    The Heisman Trophy has evolved into a quarterback-driven award in modern day college football, relegating players at other positions to the backseat in the quest for college football's top individual prize...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 7,891 reads 52 comments