1. How Butch Jones Is Getting Wiser in Season 2 at Tennessee

    Part of growing up is learning from your mistakes, and Tennessee head coach Butch Jones has learned from his mistakes. Jones announced that senior Justin Worley will be his starting quarterback on Thursday, after the Rock Hill, S...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 20 days ago 12,720 reads 20 comments

  2. SEC's Offensive Renaissance Will Continue in 2014 Despite What Haters May Say

    Remember the days when defense won championships and divisions were decided by 9-6 field-goal kicking contests? Times, they are a-changin'...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 21 days ago 3,452 reads 14 comments

  3. Why Hutson Mason, Not Jacob Coker, Will Be the QB to Surprise the SEC in 2014

    All eyes are on Tuscaloosa this August, as the Alabama Crimson Tide—winners of three of the last five national titles—are looking for a starting quarterback for the first time since AJ McCarron beat out Phillip Sims early in the 2011 season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 21 days ago 22,072 reads 124 comments

  4. SEC Football: Power Ranking Top 15 Players Heading into 2014 Season

    Pads are popping, depth charts are being sorted out and the 2014 season is almost upon us. But before toe meets leather and we begin the most exciting three months in sports, let's ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 22 days ago 4,257 reads 18 comments

  5. Gus Malzahn, Auburn Handling Delicate Nick Marshall Situation Perfectly

    It was almost a month ago when Auburn pulled senior quarterback Nick Marshall the night before the Tigers made the rounds at SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama, after Marshall was ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 22 days ago 11,137 reads 74 comments

  6. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Vernon Hargreaves' Injury, Bama QB Battle

    Big Injury Scare The first goal that comes to mind when thinking about this year's Florida team is "stay healthy...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 25 days ago 16,156 reads 22 comments

  7. Behind the Scenes of the New College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta

    ATLANTA — "This is a fun, celebratory, fully immersive attraction that takes the college football fan into the game as never before...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 30 days ago 25,718 reads 54 comments

  8. SEC Football Q&A: Alabama's DBs, LSU/Wisconsin and Dark-Horse Title Contenders

    Do you hear that? Those are pads. Those pads? They're popping. Ahh , football. Fall camp is here, and let's kick off the season in style with a Friday tradition —SEC football Q&A...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 1,455 reads 10 comments

  9. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Leonard Fournette, Alabama's LBs and More

    No Pressure, Kid The hype machine around LSU true freshman running back Leonard Fournette just keeps spinning...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,942 reads 23 comments

  10. Why Auburn RB Cameron Artis-Payne Will Take the SEC by Storm in 2014

    One of the dominant storylines to come out of SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama, was the absence of star power like Johnny Manziel , AJ McCarron , Tre Mason, Aaron Murray and the crop of last year's superstars...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,066 reads 39 comments

  11. As Weird as It Sounds, South Carolina Is Getting Too Much Preseason Hype in 2014

    South Carolina used to be an afterthought. A speed bump. That program that was pesky but never really had the chance to make a move to the big-boy table...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 18,901 reads 264 comments

  12. What Brandon Harris Needs to Do to Win LSU's QB Job in Fall Camp

    The countdown is on to one of the biggest Week 1 matchups in college football, when LSU takes on Wisconsin in Houston on Aug. 30. Before then, though, LSU has to settle on a quarterback...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 4,362 reads 2 comments

  13. SEC Coaches Have No Business Complaining About James Franklin's Satellite Camps

    If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. For SEC coaches to curb what they perceive as an unfair recruiting practice, that's the attitude the league office should take. A hot-button issue this offseason has been the rise of satellite camps...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,378 reads 38 comments

  14. Teammates React to Former Georgia Player Josh Murray's 'Bachelorette' Win

    When you think of sports and reality television colliding, it's typically professional sports making the waves...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 88,340 reads 29 comments

  15. Steve Spurrier Should Be Remembered as Greatest Player's Coach in NCAA History

    "I think the days of a coach talking a kid into staying are not smart." Those were the words of South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 10,450 reads 89 comments

  16. Why Amari Cooper Will Be the Heart of the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2014

    It was an offseason of transition in Tuscaloosa. Quarterback AJ McCarron—he of two national title rings and only four losses in three years as the starter—exhausted ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,906 reads 20 comments

  17. SEC Football Q&A: Will Texas A&M Need to Use Two Quarterbacks in 2014

    Do you smell that? It smells like football is in the air. SEC media days is in the books, and pads will start popping in just over a week when fall camps open around the country...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 7,518 reads 15 comments

  18. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: SEC Network, Steve Spurrier Hype and More

    A Few Big Fish Left in the Pond Another week, another major provider has signed on to carry the SEC Network when it launches on Aug. 14...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 4,920 reads 8 comments

  19. Why SEC Bluebloods Should Be Wary of College Football Playoff

    After years of complaints, anger and frustration, college football fans finally got their way. The 2014 season will be the first that concludes with an FBS playoff when the 13 ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,534 reads 124 comments

  20. Why Bob Stoops-Nick Saban Rivalry Is What the College Football Playoff Needs

    Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops is angry, and he's not going to take it anymore. On the heels of the 14 SEC head coaches going through ESPN's "Car Wash" at its corporate headquarters ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 10,590 reads 369 comments

  21. Bret Bielema's Shots at Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin All About Making a Splash

    The annual SEC coaches' "car wash" at ESPN headquarters closed with a bang—or "splash," if you will...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,228 reads 128 comments

  22. Florida Has a Better Chance to Win the SEC East Than You Think

    It's a critical year for Florida head coach Will Muschamp , and the fourth-year head man of the Gators certainly doesn't lack confidence...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 9,945 reads 87 comments

  23. Is This the Most Skill Position Talent Gus Malzahn Has Ever Had?

    The annual ESPN "car wash" that features 14 head coaches over a two-day span took place this week, and the hot takes were everywhere...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 9,336 reads 38 comments

  24. Gavin Stansbury's Departure Means It's Panic Time for Texas A&M's Defense

    Now, it's officially time for Texas A&M to panic. Head coach Kevin Sumlin announced Monday that defensive lineman Gavin Stansbury has left the team for personal reasons...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,867 reads 103 comments

  25. Why Malachi Dupre Is More Critical for LSU's 2014 Success Than Leonard Fournette

    If Leonard Fournette doesn't have a big head after hearing his coach and teammates rave about him at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama, he's the most humble man in the world. Praise was everywhere...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 9,647 reads 20 comments