1. 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 1 year ago 16,873 reads 55 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 11,054 reads 10 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 10,228 reads 116 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 6,324 reads 41 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 18,666 reads 51 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 73,615 reads 192 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 47,049 reads 293 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 57,708 reads 121 comments

  9. Alabama's Defense Won't Miss a Beat with New Defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt

    When former defensive coordinator Kirby Smart left Alabama to take over as the head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs the day after the Crimson Tide's SEC Championship Game win over Florida, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 34,115 reads 96 comments

  10. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Bowl Season Critical to Fixing SEC's Image

    When the SEC's bowl lineup was announced Sunday afternoon, one thing became abundantly clear—the SEC is walking into an image trap...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 16,012 reads 143 comments

  11. Will Muschamp Addressing South Carolina's Biggest Needs with Coaching Hires

    Will Muschamp 's move from his role as Auburn's defensive coordinator in 2015 to the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks in 2016 was one of the more shocking developments of the young offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 7,806 reads 3 comments

  12. Predicting Winner for Every SEC Football Bowl Game

    Bowl season is upon us, and the SEC will be busy during the holiday season. Ten SEC schools will play games during the postseason, with No. 2 Alabama squaring off with No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 31,940 reads 124 comments

  13. Leonard Fournette Won't Be SEC's Only Heisman Contender in 2016

    Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry closed strong in 2015 with three 200-yard performances in the month of November to become the SEC's only Heisman Trophy finalist...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 39,061 reads 135 comments

  14. SEC Football Q&A: With so Much Turnover, Who's the Early 2016 SEC East Favorite?

    Ahh, offseason. The glorious time of year when every team is a lock to win its division, your favorite player is a lock to be finalist for the Heisman Trophy and everybody else's coach is squarely on the hot seat...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 32,208 reads 286 comments

  15. 2015 SEC Football All-Conference Team

    Within one blink of an eye, the 2015 college football season is in the rearview mirror. It turned out just like everybody expected, right? After all, we all had Florida winning ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 45,657 reads 155 comments

  16. Former Star Georgia QB D.J. Shockley: Welcome Home Coach Kirby Smart

    After eight years of coordinating Alabama's defense and helping the Crimson Tide to three national titles, it was announced Sunday that Kirby Smart has landed his dream job—head coach of his alma mater, Georgia...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 24,558 reads 30 comments

  17. South Carolina's Risky Hire of Will Muschamp Has Little Chance to Pay Off

    There was never a doubt that Will Muschamp would eventually get another chance as a head coach in college football after the four-year debacle in Gainesville from 2011-14 in which ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 49,627 reads 172 comments

  18. SEC Champion Alabama Should Be the Favorite to Win the College Football Playoff

    ATLANTA — The SEC Championship Game between Alabama and Florida proved to be exactly what we thought it would be. It was a victory parade for the Crimson Tide and a statement to the rest of the contenders in the College Football Playoff...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 20,664 reads 315 comments

  19. Florida's Jim McElwain Entering SEC Championship Game with Nothing to Lose

    ATLANTA — Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain is playing with house money, and he knows it...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 16,111 reads 96 comments

  20. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Kirby Smart a Distraction for Alabama?

    One of the biggest dominoes during the coaching silly season has dropped, and it could have dropped at the most inopportune time for Alabama as it prepares to square off against Florida ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 19,477 reads 108 comments

  21. Kirby Smart Is a Risky Hire for Georgia, but the Reward Could Be Huge

    The worst-kept secret in college football appears to be out. According to Chip Towers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart will become ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 58,958 reads 169 comments

  22. SEC Must Fix Its QB Problem to Become Top College Football Conference Again

    The SEC Championship Game is set between SEC West champion Alabama and SEC East winner Florida, although it looks more like it will be a victory lap for the Crimson Tide rather than the traditional showdown between two elite teams...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 10,153 reads 140 comments

  23. SEC Football Q&A: Should Texas A&M Head Coach Kevin Sumlin Be on the Hot Seat?

    The regular season is in the books, which means it's time for our favorite time of year—coaching silly season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 23,539 reads 70 comments

  24. Power Ranking Every 2015 SEC Football Team

    The 2015 regular season is in the books, and it's safe to say that this year's SEC season was as wild and as unpredictable as any in recent history...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 25,031 reads 146 comments

  25. Former and Current Georgia Players 'Mad' and 'Angry' Bulldogs Fired Mark Richt

    For nearly two weeks in late November, the entire college football world was on "Les Miles watch." The head coach of the Tigers appeared to be on the hottest seat in America, and ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 year ago 74,563 reads 121 comments