1. Why Alabama Should Be Terrified of Auburn in the Iron Bowl

    This year's Iron Bowl doesn't carry division and national title hopes for both teams like last year's edition did, but that doesn't diminish the intrigue associated with the nation's biggest rivalry...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 38,159 reads 313 comments

  2. What Will Playoff Committee Need to See from Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl?

    Even in the age of the College Football Playoff, the sport is essentially a beauty contest. Despite being ranked No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 5,321 reads 16 comments

  3. How Alabama's Amari Cooper Can Still Win the Heisman Trophy

    A wide receiver legitimately contending for the Heisman Trophy seems more like fiction than reality, but if there's any receiver who deserves to be in that conversation this year, it's Alabama junior Amari Cooper...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 9,167 reads 53 comments

  4. Georgia QB Hutson Mason Is Getting Hot at the Right Time

    A month ago, Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason was viewed more as a liability than a weapon. Over the last month, though, the redshirt senior signal-caller for the Bulldogs has caught ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 2,528 reads 11 comments

  5. Mizzou Win Puts It in Driver's Seat for SEC East Title, Dark-Horse Playoff Shot

    There's nothing pretty about Missouri this season, but that's fine with the Tigers. Here they are for the second straight year going into the final week of the season needing to ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 18,842 reads 208 comments

  6. Arkansas Sends Message to SEC with Back-to-Back Shutout Wins

    Do you hear that? That's not the sound of Arkansas walking through the door. That's the sound of a door being kicked down, chipped and turned into mulch...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 31,599 reads 275 comments

  7. Should Will Muschamp Try to Find Another Head Coaching Job?

    From the moment news broke Sunday morning that Florida head coach Will Muschamp would be out after the end of the regular season, fanbases around the SEC began chomping at the bit...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 19,378 reads 69 comments

  8. Arkansas Got That Elusive SEC Win, but Can It Play Spoiler vs. Ole Miss?

    It took a long time, but Arkansas got off the schneid in a big way Saturday, shutting out LSU 17-0 to earn its first SEC win since Oct. 13, 2012...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,504 reads 31 comments

  9. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Lane Kiffin, Blake Sims and Alabama Tempo

    Tempo Is Bad, Except When It's Good Last offseason, the possibility of the "10-second rule" that would prevent teams from snapping within the first 10 seconds of the play clock ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 20,971 reads 37 comments

  10. SEC Football Q&A: What's More Likely, 2 SEC Playoff Teams or Zero?

    The biggest game in Mississippi State history didn't go the way head coach Dan Mullen expected, as the previously No. 1 Bulldogs fell to Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Saturday 25-20 and lost control of their own SEC West destiny...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,247 reads 34 comments

  11. Florida Shouldn't Be Scared of Hiring a Coordinator as Its New Head Coach

    The coaching silly season got off to a quick start in mid-November, when Florida announced that head coach Will Muschamp will be stepping down at the end of the season after four years in Gainesville ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 19,728 reads 102 comments

  12. Tennessee Is Quietly Laying the Groundwork for a 2015 SEC East Title Run

    With two weeks left in the regular season, the outcome of the SEC East race is in Missouri's hands. If the Tigers win out, they will represent the division in the SEC Championship Game for the second straight season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 15,416 reads 80 comments

  13. 5 Most Likely Landing Spots for Ousted Florida Coach Will Muschamp

    The inevitable became reality on Sunday, when Florida announced via a press release that head coach Will Muschamp will step down at the end of the season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 73,801 reads 152 comments

  14. Even Without Todd Gurley, Georgia Is a Legitimate SEC Title Contender

    While Georgia was celebrating Saturday's emphatic 34-7 win over Auburn between the hedges, there was still concern for its future...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 25,225 reads 122 comments

  15. What Happened to Auburn's High-Powered Offense vs. Georgia?

    Auburn went back to the basics during the bye week after its first loss of the season on Oct. 11 and became more focused on what made the Tigers successful on offense in 2013. It paid off...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 4,975 reads 15 comments

  16. SEC's Hope for 2 Teams in College Football Playoff as Good as Dead

    Two SEC teams in the College Football Playoff? That may seem like more of a possibility now that No. 5 Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC) topped No. 1 Mississippi State (9-1, 5-1 SEC) 25-20 and earned the inside track to the SEC West title...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 21,498 reads 172 comments

  17. Blake Sims Is Not Stereotypical Alabama QB, but He Is Perfect for This Team

    Remember when Blake Sims was a liability and Jake Coker was the next big thing? Ah, the offseason. All Sims has done in his one and only year as the starting quarterback ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 16,532 reads 72 comments

  18. How South Carolina's Comeback Win vs. Florida Impacts Will Muschamp's Job Status

    Coming into Saturday's showdown with South Carolina, Florida hadn't had a three-game winning streak since it beat Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas in late September and early October 2013...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 18,929 reads 113 comments

  19. Heisman Trophy on the Line for Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott vs. Alabama

    Is Saturday's matchup between No. 1 Mississippi State and No. 5 Alabama an "elimination game"? For Alabama, yes. For Mississippi State, it depends on how the game plays out and what happens around the country...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 4,722 reads 18 comments

  20. Saturday Is Perfect Chance for Arkansas and Bret Bielema to Get First SEC Win

    "The waiting is the hardest part." They didn't know it at the time, but Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' classic 1981 song could be specifically used to describe the Arkansas football program...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,216 reads 44 comments

  21. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Todd Gurley Isn't X-Factor for Georgia

    Todd Gurley 's Return Is Great, but He's Not the X-Factor Georgia will get star running back Todd Gurley back this week vs. Auburn after the junior sat out the last four games due to his suspension for taking money for autographs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 12,701 reads 29 comments

  22. SEC Football Q&A: Would Loss to Alabama End Mississippi State's Playoff Hopes?

    It's mid-November, and here we are with only two SEC teams with fewer than two losses. That may change on Saturday, as No. 1 Mississippi State (9-0) will travel across the border to take on No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,384 reads 33 comments

  23. Is Texas A&M Laying the Foundation for a 2015 SEC West Title Run?

    Just one week ago, Texas A&M was viewed more like a pushover than a potential power. The Aggies were in the midst of a three-game SEC losing streak, had just narrowly escaped a test from ULM at home and were about to head to then-No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 13,110 reads 114 comments

  24. It's Time for LSU to Give QB Brandon Harris Another Shot as Starter

    Brandon Harris' first foray into the world of starting at quarterback in the SEC didn't go so well. The true freshman signal-caller for LSU went 3-of-14 for 58 yards and rushed for 36 in a 41-7 loss on the road to Auburn...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 11,241 reads 77 comments

  25. 7 Remaining SEC Games That Will Determine the College Football Playoff Picture

    With three weeks left in the regular season, the list of SEC contenders for the inaugural College Football Playoff has dwindled down to two—No. 1 Mississippi State and No. 4 Alabama...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 28,582 reads 103 comments