1. 5 Players We Wish Were Coming to SEC Media Days

    After a long wait, the list has finally arrived. The SEC announced the players who will be attending next week's circus known as SEC Media Days at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel, and the headliners shouldn't surprise...

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  2. SEC Schools Will Regret Letting SPARQ Finalist Taj Griffin Head West to Oregon

    The first night of television coverage of Nike's The Opening turned into the Kirk Merritt Show, as the 5'11", 206-pound running back/wide receiver/athlete won the SPARQ National Championship...

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  3. Remembering 10 Best Moments from BCS-Era SEC Media Days

    Love it or hate it, it's nearly that time. The unofficial kickoff to the college football season will take place next week when the SEC holds its annual Media Days at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama...

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  4. Why Tennessee's QB Competition Should End Soon and Who Should Be the Starter

    Butch Jones is entering his second year on Rocky Top, and this offseason has been a sequel to the last at one important position—quarterback...

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  5. Arkansas HC Bret Bielema Finding out There Is 'Nothing Like' SEC Football

    It wasn't supposed to be this way for Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema . Bielema made the jump from Wisconsin of the Big Ten to the SEC's Arkansas Razorbacks prior to the 2013 ...

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  6. 3 SEC Teams That Could Make a Surprise Run at a College Football Playoff Berth

    By now, you've heard all the names. Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and LSU will all likely land in the preseason top 15, and they'll all be considered either legitimate ...

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  7. Top SEC Recruits to Watch at Nike's The Opening 2014

    The annual recruiting extravaganza known as "The Opening" will hit Beaverton, Oregon this week, as the top prospects in the class of 2015 will show off their skills to coaches and television viewers on Nike's campus...

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  8. Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Brandon Harris Speaks, Herschel's Huge Workout

    Brandon Harris Speaks It's not often that we hear from freshmen at LSU, but when they get out of the confines of Baton Rouge, it presents more opportunity for them to speak their ...

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  9. SEC Football Q&A: What Do We Really Know About Alabama QB Jacob Coker?

    Players are gearing up for fall camp, summer workouts are well underway and position battles are ongoing...

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  10. The One Unit That Will Decide Auburn's College Football Playoff Fate

    Robenson Therezie had it in his fingertips. In his first season as the "star" in Ellis Johnson's 4-2-5 defense, the hybrid safety/linebacker and the rest of the Auburn secondary ...

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  11. Why Alabama DC Kirby Smart Is Wise to Wait for the Right Head Coaching Job

    It isn't often that an Alabama assistant coach speaks publicly, so when one does, we listen. Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart made an appearance with "The Front Row" on WCNN ...

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  12. Alabama's Title Hopes Resting on Secondary, Not Quarterback

    One position group on Alabama's roster is going to dictate whether or not the Crimson Tide will get back to the peak of the college football world, and it is one that is depending on fresh faces to up the level of the competition...

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  13. Don't Write off Injured Alabama DL Elisha Shaw Just Yet

    "I've just got a feeling in my soul that I have another play left on that field." That's what's motivating Elisha Shaw, a defensive tackle from Tucker (Ga.) High School...

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  14. Kevin Sumlin Needs to Find a 'Johnny Manziel' on Texas A&M's Defense in 2014

    Two short seasons ago, there was uncertainty in College Station, Texas. The Texas A&M Aggies were entering their new life as a member of the SEC West, fresh off a 7-6 season with a new coach and a new quarterback...

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  15. Why Ole Miss Secondary Could Be Surprise Unit of SEC Football in 2014

    When you think of the potentially great secondaries in the SEC, Florida is likely the first unit that comes to mind, with LSU and Alabama not far behind thanks to their upside. A team you probably won't find on that list is Ole Miss...

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  16. SEC Football Q&A: Will Alabama's Defense Play Better Against Spread Offenses?

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached single digits. Only nine weeks remain before the first college football weekend of 2014...

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  17. How Important Are Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall to Georgia Really?

    With so much quarterback turnover in the SEC, it's fair to say that the running backs are going to drive the bus in 2014...

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  18. Auburn's Latest Run of Commits Is Nice, but Alabama Is Still King of Recruiting

    It was "two for Tuesday" on the Plains. While the local rock stations were cranking out back-to-back hits from the same artist, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn was busy reeling in two big commitments over intrastate rival Alabama...

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  19. Georgia vs. Notre Dame Home-and-Home Is Great News for College Football Fans

    All of the talk about eight-game schedules, nine-game schedules and the impact of the College Football Playoff on top-tier out-of-conference games doesn't seem to faze Notre Dame or Georgia...

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  20. The Case for and Against Alabama Making College Football Playoff

    For nearly three months last year, everything was right in Alabama head coach Nick Saban 's world. His team had successfully battled against complacency—the toughest opponent ...

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  21. Why Florida at Alabama Is a Dark Horse for 2014 SEC Game of the Year

    The Iron Bowl? Must-see television. And if you're lucky enough to be able to afford a ticket to the game between Auburn and Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Nov. 29, buy one. Or two. Georgia at South Carolina in Week 3? Sign me up...

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  22. Is Steve Spurrier Right? Has Nick Saban Really Underachieved at Alabama?

    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is a gem. No, he's more than that. He's a national treasure. Well, at least if you're a fan of offseason soundbites that create conversation during the slowest time of the college football year...

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  23. Projecting College Football's 2014 All-Breakout Team

    Last summer, was Jameis Winston a household name? Two summers ago, did you know anything about Johnny Manziel other than that small dustup with the law? Everett Golson didn't ...

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  24. The Players We Want Every Team to Bring to SEC Media Days

    The circus is a few scant weeks from hitting the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. No, we aren't talking about the kind with clowns and trapeze artists—although some revelers ...

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  25. Alvin Kamara Commitment Puts Tennessee a QB Away from Challenging for SEC East

    Tennessee head coach Butch Jones ' motto throughout the building process on Rocky Top is "brick-by-brick," and he's amassed enough talent at the skill positions to build a small fortress...

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