1. SEC Extra Points: Saban Says Leonard Fournette May Be 'Even Better' Than Ever

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban has two weeks to prepare for star LSU running back Leonard Fournette, and he knows how much of a challenge that is...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 15,952 reads 35 comments

  2. SEC Football Q&A: Can 2 Teams Make the College Football Playoff?

    We are one week away from the release of the first edition of the College Football Playoff rankings. Yet, the playoff is all we can talk about...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,961 reads 88 comments

  3. The SEC Needs to Take LSU and Auburn Seriously Again

    Welcome back to the national conversation, LSU and Auburn. Where have you been? Oh, that's right. Auburn was mired in offensive ineptitude for the the better part of the 2015 ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 27,862 reads 188 comments

  4. Shocking Ohio State Loss a Reminder That Chaos Game Is Always Lurking

    In college football, Team Chaos is always lurking. Waiting. Patiently baiting that unsuspecting College Football Playoff contender into a fight for the ages in the hopes of unleashing its chaos into the college football world...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 34,988 reads 341 comments

  5. The Heart and Soul of Nation's Surprise Contender: Texas A&M's Christian Kirk

    From the moment he stepped on the football field as a fourth-grader, Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk had it...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 22,041 reads 31 comments

  6. SEC Extra Points: Leonard Fournette's Return to Impact NFL Draft Stock?

    The last time the college football world saw LSU running back Leonard Fournette, he was fighting through an ankle injury that he reaggravated late in the loss to Auburn in September...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 15,300 reads 40 comments

  7. SEC Football Q&A: Does Tennessee or Florida Have an Easier Path to East Title?

    The SEC East race just got a bit more interesting. Sure, Tennessee (5-2, 2-2 SEC) roared back to break an 11-year losing streak to division rival Florida last month in Knoxville, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 21,587 reads 145 comments

  8. It's Time to Forget Lane Kiffin's Past; He Deserves to Be a Head Coach Again

    Enough is enough: Lane Kiffin needs to be a head coach again. All he has done over the last three seasons is proof that he is one of the best coaches in the entire country; he's ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 56,581 reads 182 comments

  9. Should Georgia Fans Question Kirby Smart Hire Now After Loss to Vanderbilt?

    First-time head coaches typically have to navigate choppy waters during their maiden voyage, and Georgia head coach Kirby Smart hit an iceberg Saturday afternoon in Athens in the form of the Vanderbilt Commodores...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 42,522 reads 178 comments

  10. Q&A with Bill Hancock, Executive Director of College Football Playoff

    ATLANTA — The third installment of the College Football Playoff will take place on New Year's Eve, with the Fiesta Bowl and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl acting as the national semifinals in 2016...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 2,804 reads 8 comments

  11. SEC Extra Points: Could Jalen Hurd's Return Help Tennessee Upset Alabama?

    He's back! No, not Tennessee linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin or cornerback Cameron Sutton. Running back Jalen Hurd will be back this week alongside fellow junior Alvin Kamara ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,928 reads 49 comments

  12. Which 1-Loss Team Has Best Shot of Making College Football Playoff?

    We've reached mid-October, and finding Power Five teams with unblemished records is becoming more challenging by the week. Clemson is the only undefeated team left in the ACC ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 24,882 reads 94 comments

  13. SEC Football Q&A: What Should We Make of the LSU-Florida Canceled Game Mess?

    The SEC made the wise decision postponing the LSU-Florida game—which was originally scheduled for Oct. 8—due to the threat of Hurricane Matthew, a deadly major hurricane that lashed the East Coast late last week...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 16,701 reads 209 comments

  14. Georgia's Rushing Performance a Sign That Future Is Bright for Kirby Smart

    Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason didn't have his best day on Sunday in the 28-14 win over South Carolina. In fact, it was probably the worst game of the true freshman's career...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 8,610 reads 33 comments

  15. It's Time to Look at Texas A&M as the True Threat It Is

    Texas A&M won five straight games to open each of the last two campaigns and promptly lost the sixth game of the year to a ranked opponent, kicking off late-season tailspins...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 26,284 reads 209 comments

  16. Miami Resurgence Giving New Life to Great College Football Rivalry

    For two decades, the Miami-Florida State rivalry was known as one of the best, fiercest and most nationally relevant rivalries in American sports...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 16,592 reads 36 comments

  17. 1-on-1 with Auburn AD Jay Jacobs: 'We Have a Recipe for Success Here'

    Jay Jacobs grew up 20 miles from the Auburn campus, walked on the football team in 1980 and won an SEC title with the Tigers in 1983...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 2,887 reads 32 comments

  18. SEC Extra Points: Leonard Fournette's Health Won't Determine LSU vs. Florida

    Leonard Fournette missed LSU's win over Missouri last week with an ankle injury that he re-aggravated during the final drive of the previous week's loss at Auburn...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 4,485 reads 27 comments

  19. Why the Future of Texas Program Hinges on Saturday's Red River Rivalry

    Last season, head coach Charlie Strong and Texas stunned Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry and saved his job. If he wants to stay in Austin, he'll have to repeat the feat this weekend...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 15,929 reads 159 comments

  20. From Teammates to Colleagues to Enemies: Will Muschamp, Kirby Smart's Wild Bond

    ATLANTA — In a job interview in south Georgia in 2000, Kirby Smart sent his potential boss storming out of a gym angry, frustrated and fuming—just a few hours after trying ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 21,753 reads 28 comments

  21. SEC Football Q&A: Could Texas' Struggles Impact LSU's Coaching Search?

    LSU jumped feet-first into the coaching market last week when it let go of former head coach Les Miles and squarely into the market for current Houston head coach Tom Herman—one of the hottest potential candidates of the coaching silly season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 8,737 reads 18 comments

  22. Ranking Every SEC Football Team Heading into Week 6

    One month down, two to go. The first month of the SEC football season is in the books, and while there have been some key conference matchups that have helped shape the landscape, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 21,109 reads 133 comments

  23. Tennessee Miracle Makes Vols Lock for SEC East Crown, Potential CFP Dark Horse

    On Oct. 6, 2001, former Georgia quarterback David Greene—then a redshirt freshman—connected with fullback Verron Haynes for a touchdown on Rocky Top in which former ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 21,648 reads 134 comments

  24. How Kevin Sumlin Went from the Hot Seat to Potential Coach of the Year

    Two months ago, Texas A&M was a dumpster fire. A train wreck. It was an out-of-control program with a coach on the verge of being fired. Two former 5-star quarterbacks transferred within a two-week period ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 15,387 reads 51 comments

  25. SEC Extra Points: Should Leonard Fournette and Nick Chubb Rest Up for the NFL?

    One month into the season, two top-tier, draft-eligible running backs are ailing. LSU running back Leonard Fournette has been nursing an ankle injury since the fourth quarter ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,450 reads 34 comments