1. 7 Reasons the SEC Will Be Back in the National Title Game in 2015

    For the first time since the Rose Bowl following the 2005 season, the SEC won't place a team in the national title game. Instead, Ohio State will take on Oregon after the Buckeyes took down Alabama 42-35 in the Allstate Sugar Bowl national semifinal...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 19 days ago 37,931 reads 240 comments

  2. Starting the 2015 Hype Train for Tennessee Football

    Tennessee, meet the hype train. Hype train, meet the Tennessee football program. You two get comfortable with each other, because for the next nine months, you're going to be locked arm-in-arm...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 20 days ago 20,848 reads 89 comments

  3. Transfer Is the Best Move for Jeff Driskel and Florida

    Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel's legacy wasn't what he expected, but he did go out with a bang. Playing in place of injured starting quarterback Treon Harris, who left the contest after hurting his leg, Driskel entered the Birmingham Bowl Jan...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 20 days ago 14,539 reads 20 comments

  4. Bowl Win Shows Jim McElwain Will Have Talent to Turn Florida Offense Around

    In spite of struggles that saw Florida finish with the third-worst offense in the SEC (370.2 yards per game), several stars did emerge in 2014, including running back Kelvin Taylor and wide receiver Demarcus Robinson...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 22 days ago 29,781 reads 98 comments

  5. The Fall of the SEC West

    Remember when the SEC West was the flag-bearer of college football? A 900-pound gorilla swatting any fly that got anywhere near it? Those were the good ol' days β€”or, perhaps more appropriately, ancient history...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 23 days ago 53,691 reads 401 comments

  6. Alabama No Longer the Team to Beat in College Football

    If you weren't a believer that the Alabama dynasty ended when Chris Davis took a missed field goal back 109 yards to end last season's Iron Bowl or Oklahoma wrecked shop in the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl, you should be now...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 23 days ago 56,210 reads 737 comments

  7. Outback Bowl Loss Shows Gus Malzahn Has Work to Do to Become Elite Head Coach

    Gus Malzahn came within 13 seconds of winning a national title in his first season as Auburn's head coach in 2013. In the 2015 Outback Bowl, it looked like he was 13 years away from getting to another one...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 24 days ago 20,558 reads 162 comments

  8. Ole Miss' Embarrassing Peach Bowl Loss Shows Rebels Are Far from Being Elite

    ATLANTA β€” Ole Miss entered the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl matchup with TCU with the No. 9 ranking from the College Football Playoff selection committee. That is reflective of its rank in all of college football, not the SEC...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 25 days ago 14,525 reads 242 comments

  9. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Mark Richt Not Retiring from Georgia

    The coaching carousel never stops spinning, and for a moment, it appeared that it could take off at ludicrous speed in Athens, Georgia...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 25 days ago 20,785 reads 64 comments

  10. How Worried Should Les Miles, LSU Fans Be After 5-Loss Season?

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. β€” When Notre Dame kicker Kyle Brindza's 32-yard field goal sailed through the west uprights at LP Field on Tuesday night to give Notre Dame a 31-28 win over ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 26 days ago 19,486 reads 151 comments

  11. SEC Football Q&A: Can Texas A&M Make a College Football Playoff Run in 2015?

    Bowl season is upon us, which means it's time for teams to generate offseason momentum based on bowl results, players returning to school and make impressions on coaches who may have new addressees in 2015...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 26 days ago 10,311 reads 48 comments

  12. Kyle Allen Proves He Is the Future for Texas A&M in Liberty Bowl Win

    Freshman Kyle Allen was brought to Texas A&M to be the quarterback of the future for head coach Kevin Sumlin , after former superstar and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel moved on to the NFL...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 27 days ago 14,506 reads 61 comments

  13. The 2004 Auburn Tigers, the National Championship Team That Wasn't

    Had the 2004 Auburn Tigers played a decade later, things would be different. They'd undoubtedly be in the four-team playoff with their undefeated record and SEC title in hand, preparing for a showdown with No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 27 days ago 17,702 reads 76 comments

  14. Steve Spurrier, South Carolina Take Step Back to Relevance with Win over Miami

    South Carolina's defense was the punch line to a depressing joke for the better part of the 2014 season, but it saved one of its best performances for last...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 28 days ago 15,340 reads 124 comments

  15. The Perfect Candidate for Vacant Texas A&M Defensive Coordinator Job

    As "Harbaugh Watch" closes its fourth week in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Texas A&M is still without a defensive coordinator. Those two things could be related...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 30 days ago 27,990 reads 47 comments

  16. The Key to Arkansas Becoming Real SEC Contenders in 2015

    Arkansas closed strong during the final month of the season, shutting out LSU and Ole Miss in Fayetteville to earn second-year head coach Bret Bielema his first two conference ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 30 days ago 12,773 reads 55 comments

  17. Jim McElwain's Doug Nussmeier Hire at Florida Does Not Inspire

    The pieces of new Florida head coach Jim McElwain 's coaching staff are coming together, and the latest one added to the puzzle is a familiar face...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 64,291 reads 194 comments

  18. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Nick Saban's Defense of D.J. Pettway

    Right Message, Wrong Idea Alabama head coach Nick Saban went off on a passionate defense of defensive lineman D.J. Pettway's second chance with the Crimson Tide this week...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 24,846 reads 59 comments

  19. Top Candidates to Replace Mike Bobo as Georgia Offensive Coordinator

    Georgia received some bad news on Monday night when Colorado State nabbed offensive coordinator Mike Bobo from Athens to become the new head coach of the Rams...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 39,430 reads 58 comments

  20. SEC Football Year in Review with Barrett Sallee

    You wanted it, you demanded it, well here it is. As has become a tradition every holiday season, it is customary to go back and check out what was said in the college football ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 22,078 reads 90 comments

  21. LSU Football's Huge Offseason Problem

    In what seems like an annual ritual in Baton Rouge, LSU head coach Les Miles is awaiting word on which underclassmen are moving on to the NFL early...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 17,672 reads 31 comments

  22. SEC Football: Holiday Wish List for Every Team

    The holiday season is here, and SEC teams are hoping they earned spots on Santa Claus' "nice list." When St. Nick comes down the chimney of SEC football teams, fans hope he brings them all of the items on their wish lists...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,200 reads 33 comments

  23. Despite Rough Recruiting Week, Texas A&M's Defensive Class Is Legit

    Last week wasn't the best for Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin and his Aggies on the recruiting trail...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 15,233 reads 72 comments

  24. Sugar Bowl Prep Is the Perfect Time for Lane Kiffin to Create 'Blake Sims 2.0'

    Alabama's magical run to its 24th SEC championship is complete, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide have begun preparing for fourth-ranked Ohio State in a semifinal showdown in the Sugar Bowl...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 31,466 reads 48 comments

  25. Why College Football Playoff Expansion Won't Be Happening Anytime Soon

    ATLANTA β€” Proponents of College Football Playoff expansion are like kids on Christmas this holiday season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 10,084 reads 51 comments