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

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

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 10,085 reads 51 comments

  2. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Dan Mullen, Lateral Moves and Perspective

    Much Ado About Nothing The Internet exploded on Tuesday when Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen commented on Geoff Collins—his defensive coordinator—taking the same role on Jim McElwain 's new staff at Florida...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 10,679 reads 15 comments

  3. SEC Football Q&A: What to Make of Geoff Collins' Move from MSU to Florida

    The coaching silly season is upon us, and the wheels just keep on spinning. Late Friday night, former Florida head coach Will Muschamp officially made the move to Auburn to become the new defensive coordinator on the Plains...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 17,317 reads 40 comments

  4. Why Georgia Could Be in for a Long Season in 2015

    "Next year" is seemingly always the year for Georgia—a program that has been ranked No. 1 in the country, played in two SEC Championship Games and been within five yards of a national title berth since its last conference championship in 2005...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 31,918 reads 196 comments

  5. 7 Way-Too-Early SEC Heisman Trophy Contenders for 2015

    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota just hoisted the 2014 Heisman Trophy in New York City, but it's never too early to talk 2015...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 32,827 reads 166 comments

  6. DE Carl Lawson Is the Key to Will Muschamp's Auburn Success

    Auburn bought the coordinator equivalent of a muscle car when it announced late Friday night that former Florida head coach Will Muschamp had agreed to a three-year deal worth somewhere between $1...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,931 reads 14 comments

  7. The Best Bowl Team That Never Was

    Louisiana-Lafayette, Arkansas State and South Alabama will all wear the Sun Belt patch on their jerseys this bowl season, but there's one thing that Georgia Southern has over the trio that can never be taken away...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 43,963 reads 46 comments

  8. Chad Kelly Perfect Fit to Keep Ole Miss as a Top SEC Contender

    Ole Miss has become synonymous with transfer quarterbacks, as Jeremiah Masoli , Randall Mackey and Bo Wallace all have started games under center for the Rebels since 2010...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 11,118 reads 6 comments

  9. Dan Mullen Got Robbed for SEC Coach of the Year

    A 10-2 record at a program where 10-win seasons are the college football equivalent of a Sasquatch sighting, the first No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 38,077 reads 123 comments

  10. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: The New, Humble Lane Kiffin

    Lane Kiffin Speaks The folks at 103.7 The Buzz in Little Rock, Arkansas got the interview equivalent of catching a unicorn on Tuesday when they landed an interview with Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,151 reads 18 comments

  11. 5 Florida Players Who Must Impress Jim McElwain This Bowl Season

    New Florida head coach Jim McElwain won't coach the bowl game, but he will be watching closely at which players step up against East Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 15,649 reads 32 comments

  12. SEC Football Q&A: Does Ole Miss or Mississippi State Have More Staying Power?

    The season is in the books, the College Football Playoff field is set, and fans are making plans to follow their teams to bowl sites around the country over the holidays...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 11,696 reads 49 comments

  13. SEC's Favorite Rivalry Renewed in Nick Saban vs. Urban Meyer Semifinal

    When Chris Davis went 109 yards to end last season's Iron Bowl, the rivalry between Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and Alabama head coach Nick Saban jumped into national consciousness as one of the best new coaching rivalries in the SEC...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 23,022 reads 211 comments

  14. 7 SEC Players Who Will Explode in Bowl Games

    One of the most important times of the year for college football teams is the time between the end of the season and the bowl game...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 27,737 reads 30 comments

  15. 2014 SEC Football All-Conference Team

    For a few weeks, three SEC teams were in the College Football Playoff rankings. As the dust settled, though, only one—Alabama—remained standing at season's end...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 7,506 reads 25 comments

  16. Predictions for Every SEC Bowl Game

    It was a banner year in 2014 for the SEC, as 12 teams earned bowl bids for the first time in conference history. Headlining that group is top-ranked Alabama, which will take on No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 19,525 reads 53 comments

  17. Scalding Hot Nick Saban and Alabama Are Ohio State's Worst Nightmare

    ATLANTA — Coaching is an ego-driven profession, and while every head coach has a specific style in which he goes about his business, only the best know the proper time to put their ego aside...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 91,699 reads 945 comments

  18. Blake Sims, Alabama Peaking at Perfect Time for National Championship Run

    ATLANTA — Saturday afternoon in the Georgia Dome was as much a coronation as it was a competition for Alabama. The top-ranked Crimson Tide topped No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 16,327 reads 74 comments

  19. SEC Championship Game 2014: Missouri's Defensive Front a Problem for Alabama?

    ATLANTA — One thing became abundantly clear during Alabama's 55-44 win over Auburn last weekend in Tuscaloosa: Quarterback Blake Sims can be rattled...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 12,698 reads 82 comments

  20. How SEC Fans Should Feel About Missouri Now

    Remember when Missouri was still considered an outsider in the SEC despite having the SEC logo stitched on its jerseys? "The other school" in the latest round of conference expansion ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 11,984 reads 158 comments

  21. Just Like with Urban Meyer, Florida Hires a Proven Winner in Jim McElwain

    Does history repeat itself? Not always in its exact form. When Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley nabbed Urban Meyer away from Utah under Notre Dame's nose after the 2004 season, it was bold, clever and worked out like a charm...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 47,147 reads 135 comments

  22. Nebraska's Play for Bret Bielema Indicates Cornhuskers Don't Get It

    The coaching silly season is a glorious time of year that includes tracking of private airplanes, all-night stakeouts in front of million-dollar homes decked out with enough holiday ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 25,010 reads 98 comments

  23. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Amari Cooper Is the X-Factor for Alabama

    Hangin ' With Mr. Cooper Can anyone on Missouri's roster cover Amari Cooper? Can anyone on the planet? Missouri better find an answer to the Cooper puzzle this ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 11,581 reads 33 comments

  24. Jim McElwain Wouldn't Be a Sexy Hire, but He'd Do Great at Florida

    Florida is undoubtedly one of the top programs in the country, and its coaching vacancy will certainly cause even the stablest candidates to at least listen to what athletic director Jeremy Foley has to offer...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 21,979 reads 80 comments

  25. Todd Gurley's Complicated College Football Legacy

    Todd Gurley 's legacy at Georgia is one of supreme talent, unquestioned leadership and missed opportunity...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 9,219 reads 35 comments