1. How Will Alabama Cope with Loss of Another Offensive Coordinator?

    Steve Sarkisian's run as Alabama's offensive coordinator lasted all of one game. In the wake of Kyle Shanahan's whirlwind week that consisted of his being a hot-shot coordinator, ...

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  2. CFB Future 100: Top 10 Quarterbacks in Class of 2017

    The ink is dry, housing arrangements are being made and the class of 2017 is well on its way to college football stardom. Specifically, at the quarterback position. The group of signal-callers who signed on the dotted line Feb...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 21 days ago 89,996 reads 0 comments

  3. Post-Signing Day Coaching Changes Show the Ugly Side of College Football

    On national signing day, the hopes and dreams of high school football players come true. For some, the rug gets pulled out from under their feet during the days that follow...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 23 days ago 58,053 reads 0 comments

  4. How Clemson's QB Haul Solidifies It as a Title Contender for Years to Come

    No Deshaun Watson? No problem for Clemson and head coach Dabo Swinney . Fresh off a thrilling 35-31 national title game win over Alabama, Watson jumped to the NFL and left a hole the size of Death Valley for Swinney to fill...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 27 days ago 16,884 reads 0 comments

  5. Why 2017 Season Will Be Even Better than 2016 in College Football

    Lamar Jackson sizzled, Deshaun Watson shined and the Clemson Tigers topped the Alabama Crimson Tide in a national title game for the ages to close out the 2016 college football season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 11,495 reads 0 comments

  6. Offseason Checklist to Make the SEC Great Again in 2017

    During mid-January, the echo of "S-E-C" chants from the past season normally rings throughout the South. This season, it was replaced with a whimper...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 30,253 reads 0 comments

  7. SEC Q&A: Whose Seats Can Go from Warm to Hot with Bad 2017 Seasons?

    The coaching hot seat in the SEC simmered in 2016, with only Les Miles being let go in the middle of the season and nobody being dismissed at season's end. Because of that, 2017's should be boiling...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 17,058 reads 53 comments

  8. Setting the Early Odds on 2017 Heisman Contenders

    It's never too early to start looking ahead to the Heisman Trophy race, and the 2017 edition is shaping up to be one of the best ever...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 64,094 reads 93 comments

  9. Should Clemson's Dabo Swinney Go to Alabama When Nick Saban Retires?

    The prince beat the king earlier this month when Dabo Swinney's Clemson Tigers knocked off Alabama and Nick Saban , 35-31, at the last second in a national title game for the ages in Tampa...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 26,097 reads 168 comments

  10. Jarrett Stidham's Arrival Turns Auburn into a 2017 Playoff Contender

    Are you ready for the hype machine, Auburn? Get ready, because despite the 35-19 loss to Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, it's coming...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 15,725 reads 53 comments

  11. Why USC Should Be Early Favorite to Win 2017-18 National Championship

    The confetti has just been vacuumed up from the floor of Raymond James Stadium, space is being cleared at Clemson for the College Football Playoff National Championship trophy and the doldrums of the offseason are staring all of us squarely in the face...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 35,679 reads 88 comments

  12. SEC Q&A: Has SEC Finally Lost Its Grip on Undisputed Conference Supremacy?

    SEC, you have a problem. An ACC problem. The ACC champion Clemson Tigers had a comeback for the ages on Monday night, overcoming a two-score deficit to unseat SEC champion, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 14,335 reads 120 comments

  13. Alabama's Jalen Hurts: The True Freshman QB Trailblazer of the Crimson Tide

    ATLANTA — Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is on the verge of joining one of the most exclusive fraternities in all of American sports. A fraternity of two...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 25,728 reads 40 comments

  14. Lane Kiffin's Absence Won't Make or Break Alabama's National Title Chances

    Alabama didn't drop a curveball on the college football world Monday. It dropped a 12-to-6 knee-buckler that included all of the ingredients Eddie Harris used on his in Major League ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 32,667 reads 152 comments

  15. The Alabama-Washington Semi Is the Most Important Game of Lane Kiffin's Career

    ATLANTA — Alabama head coach Nick Saban sat down with Lane Kiffin when he was hired to run Alabama's offense in 2014 and gave him one simple, easy-to-follow rule. "I can take good news, I can take bad news, but don't give me surprises...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,822 reads 12 comments

  16. Clemson Front 7 Will Be X-Factor Against Ohio State

    When you think of Clemson football, your mind races to two-time Heisman Trophy finalist quarterback Deshaun Watson. That's fair...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 6,469 reads 111 comments

  17. SEC Q&A: Which Coach Is Under the Most Pressure in 2017?

    It's the offseason, and the pressure associated with high-profile SEC jobs means coaches are constantly looking over their shoulders, hoping not to get canned...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 17,252 reads 72 comments

  18. College Football End of the Season Accountability with Barrett Sallee

    If you demanded accountability for any preseason prediction, prognostication, hot take or Heisman pick, this column is for you...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 22,286 reads 37 comments

  19. SEC Football Q&A: Has SEC Coaching Regressed as Nick Saban Has Rolled?

    Alabama is carrying the SEC flag from Tuscaloosa to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on New Year's Eve as the top-ranked team in the College Football Playoff. The rest of the conference, though, is a hot mess...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 13,023 reads 53 comments

  20. How Alabama's Offense Can Withstand Lane Kiffin's Departure to FAU

    Just like that, the Lane Kiffin era at Alabama is over. Well, after one or two more games, of course...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 40,661 reads 91 comments

  21. Each SEC Football Team's MVP for 2016 Season

    The 2016 SEC season was a bit of a letdown, with the lone exception of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Head coach Nick Saban 's crew ran the table with a true freshman quarterback at the helm, notched their third straight SEC title and earned the No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,672 reads 10 comments

  22. Why I Voted for Clemson QB Deshaun Watson for the 2016 Heisman Trophy

    Lamar Jackson won it, but Deshaun Watson deserved it. Jackson, the quarterback of the Louisville Cardinals, took home the 2016 Heisman Trophy in an announcement in New York ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 41,875 reads 250 comments

  23. The 2016 Heisman Trophy Dream Class That Never Was

    ATLANTA — Heisman Trophy week was supposed to be a star-studded affair featuring the game's best and brightest shining in New York City...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 101,806 reads 55 comments

  24. Willie Taggart Is a Home Run Hire for Oregon Football

    Willie Taggart 's 40-45 career record as a head coach doesn't exactly jump off the page. The absence of a conference title in seven seasons probably doesn't inspire confidence...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 43,979 reads 111 comments

  25. SEC Football Q&A: Can Bowl Season Salvage a Miserable 2016 Season?

    If the downfall of the SEC wasn't apparent before championship weekend, it is now. SEC East champion Florida got stomped by West champ Alabama 54-16 in the SEC Championship Game, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 9,519 reads 91 comments