1. Florida Football: Biggest Storylines Heading into Fall Camp

    The expectations for new head coaches have changed a bit over the last decade. The ability to recruit, catch lighting in a bottle and turn around programs that have struggled in a hurry has virtually erased the margin for error for newcomers...

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  2. Every SEC Football Team's Odds to Make College Football Playoff

    Media days are in the books, "talkin' season" is almost over, and pads will be popping during fall camps around the SEC in a couple of weeks. Ah, August...

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  3. What to Take from New Details of Nick Saban's Flirtation with Texas

    For about the entire calendar year during the 2012-13 offseason, there was plenty of smoke surrounding the idea of Alabama head coach Nick Saban taking over at Texas for former Longhorn head coach Mack Brown ...

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  4. Obstacles That Could Prevent Auburn from Winning the SEC Championship

    The buzz surrounding the Auburn Tigers reached a fever pitch earlier this month at SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama, when more than 1,000 media members picked head coach Gus Malzahn 's crew as the favorites to win the SEC championship in 2015...

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  5. Alabama Football: Will Nick Saban Get His Wish on NFL Draft Grades?

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban stepped to the podium in the main ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, earlier this month with talking points in hand...

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  6. SEC Football: Biggest Trap Game for Every SEC Team in 2015

    By now, you've probably taken your favorite preseason magazine, looked at the SEC composite schedule and etched out exactly how you think the SEC will play out in 2015...

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  7. Florida's Defense Can Keep the Gators in the SEC East Discussion

    For the most part, Florida has been the punch line to a really sad joke over the last two seasons, as former head coach Will Muschamp struggled to keep the program relevant in the down SEC East...

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  8. Obstacles That Can Prevent Georgia from Winning the SEC East

    In a vote that came as a shock to nobody, Georgia was picked to win the SEC East by the assembled members of the media at SEC media days earlier this month...

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  9. Excuses, Distractions and the SEC's Loss of the Benefit of the Doubt

    That sound you heard coming from Hoover, Alabama, and Bristol, Connecticut, this month isn't the SEC trumpet being blasted all over the college football world; it's the sound of ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 24,240 reads 307 comments

  10. Ole Miss Head Coach Hugh Freeze's Proposal for Playoff Change Isn't Ideal

    "Talkin' season" is still in full gear for another couple of weeks, and SEC coaches are hitting the home stretch this week by going through a "car wash" at ESPN world headquarters that sends them to virtually every outlet at the Worldwide Leader...

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  11. Retirement Is Not an Option for South Carolina's Steve Spurrier, for Now

    "I breezed right through age 60, breezed right through 65, and I'm going to try my best to breeze right on through 70...

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  12. Obstacles That Could Prevent Tennessee from Meeting the 2015 Hype

    The Tennessee hype train is chugging down the tracks, and it didn't slow down earlier this month when the SEC media predicted the Vols to finish second in the SEC East in 2015, just behind the Georgia Bulldogs...

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  13. Which SEC Team Has the Biggest Concern at QB in 2015?

    Aside from Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, quarterback play in the SEC is largely a mystery heading into 2015. Even the established starters have plenty of questions...

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  14. SEC Media Predicted Order of Finish Indicates a Wild Season Ahead

    HOOVER, Ala. — One of the most anticipated aspects of SEC media days each year is the release of the predicted order of finish, as voted on by the more than 1,000 credentialed media members on hand at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel...

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  15. Where Does Transfer Greyson Lambert Stand in Georgia's Wide Open QB Battle?

    HOOVER, Ala. — Greyson Lambert just got on campus at Georgia after graduating from the University of Virginia last week and has to hit the ground running—and throwing—if he wants to be Georgia's starting quarterback in 2015...

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  16. Missouri's Shot at Success in SEC Rests on Maty Mauk's Performance

    HOOVER, Ala. — Missouri has entered the Georgia Dome in each of the last two Decembers only 60 minutes away from SEC titles. Both times, it walked out in search of not only the trophy, but also respect within the conference...

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  17. Why It Doesn't Matter Who Starts at QB for Alabama in 2015

    HOOVER, Ala. — One year ago, Alabama's quarterback position was a mess. Jake Coker had just transferred in from Florida State, backups Cooper Bateman and Alec Morris were ...

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  18. Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs, the New Face of the SEC

    HOOVER, Ala. — In a conference and sport that are driven by quarterbacks, Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs is grabbing the keys...

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  19. Kyle Allen Is Texas A&M's Best Option at QB, Not Kyler Murray

    HOOVER, Ala. — The future of the quarterback position at Texas A&M wasn't at SEC media days this year, and neither was the present...

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  20. What a Rejuvenated, Confident Steve Spurrier Means for South Carolina

    HOOVER, Ala. — SEC media days serve as the Super Bowl for "talkin' season," and South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier raised the trophy Tuesday...

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  21. SEC Media Days 2015: B/R's Barrett Sallee's Predicted Order of Finish

    HOOVER, Ala. — The annual circus known as SEC media days kicked off at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel on Monday, and with it came the chance for over 1,200 credentialed members ...

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  22. Welcome to Greg Sankey's New-Look SEC

    HOOVER, Ala. — Times, they are a-changin'. Bob Dylan didn't perform a set at SEC media days, but his iconic song permeated Greg Sankey's first "State of the SEC" speech...

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  23. SEC Media Days: By the Numbers

    The annual circus known as SEC media days will hit the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, this week, as the nation's most prolific football conference raises the curtain on the 2015 college football season...

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  24. Ranking the Most Quotable Coaches at SEC Media Days

    The circus is headed to Hoover, Alabama, as 2015 SEC media days kick off Monday with four full days of star-studded appearances by some of college football's biggest coaching names...

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  25. Tennessee Should Be Thrilled by Jarrett Guarantano's Performance at the Opening

    Jarrett Guarantano made waves in the recruiting world when he announced his commitment to the Tennessee Volunteers in Times Square with Bleacher Report , and now he's impressing the masses on college football's biggest stage...

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