1. SEC Football Q&A: What to Make of the Chip Kelly to Florida Rumor

    Championship week is the most wonderful time of year. Not only do we get to discuss the SEC Championship Game, which is one of the best sporting events you'll ever attend, we get ...

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  2. Of Course Steve Spurrier Is Coming Back for 2015

    What should have been an inevitability became a reality on Monday. According to Josh Kendall of The State , South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier will return to the program following a 6-6 season and its first loss to Clemson since 2008...

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  3. Making the Case for Hugh Freeze to Florida

    The Florida job is a monster, and it appears that athletics director Jeremy Foley is going after Godzilla. Or, at least, one of the characters in the movie...

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  4. How Long Will Lane Kiffin Stay at Alabama?

    From lightning rod to leader. That's the journey Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin has embarked on this year. The former USC and Tennessee head coach took over the Alabama offense under a cloud of doubt...

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  5. Would Alabama Still Make the Playoff Even If Tide Lose to Missouri?

    Breaking Bad won the 2014 Emmy Award for "Best Drama Series," even though the best drama series in America is known as "the college football regular season...

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  6. Will Muschamp and Auburn Is a Great Match, Should Terrify SEC

    The coaching silly season is upon us, and judging from the first two coordinator positions that have opened up in the SEC, former Florida head coach Will Muschamp might have his pick of high-profile jobs...

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  7. Final Regular-Season SEC Power Rankings

    It seems like only yesterday when the assembled members of the SEC media were casting our votes for the conference champion at media days in Hoover, Alabama...

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  8. SEC's College Football Playoff Hopes All Riding on Alabama, Which Is Just Fine

    Two teams? Three teams? All four teams? SEC schools littered the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings during the season. When the dust settled, though, only one remains alive as we head into championship weekend...

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  9. Epic Iron Bowl Makes Nick Saban's Hire of Lane Kiffin Look Like Stroke of Genius

    "Is this what we want football to be?" That question was posed by Alabama head coach Nick Saban in 2012, when he was asked about the rise in popularity of no-huddle offenses in college football according to Andrew Gribble of AL...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 37,764 reads 151 comments

  10. Losses to Ole Miss and Alabama Expose Mississippi State as Far from Elite

    Mississippi State's College Football Playoff chances disappeared in Oxford on Saturday, as Ole Miss topped the fourth-ranked Bulldogs 31-17 in a game in which Ole Miss' defense rattled quarterback Dak Prescott and the potent Bulldog offense...

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  11. LSU Football: Leonard Fournette Setting Tone for 2015 Heisman Trophy Run

    World, meet LSU running back Leonard Fournette. Leonard Fournette, meet world. Get to know each other, because you're going to see each other a lot in the next year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 20,129 reads 115 comments

  12. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Alabama and Auburn Ignoring Last Year

    "Kick-Six?" What's that? It's hard to go anywhere this week without seeing former Auburn defensive back Chris Davis running 109 yards at the end of last year's Iron Bowl and into college football history...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 3,313 reads 8 comments

  13. Updated SEC Power Rankings for Rivalry Week

    Rivalry week is upon us, and both divisions in the SEC are still up for grabs. No. 4 Mississippi State has to beat intra-state rival Ole Miss on Saturday afternoon in Oxford and then hope that No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 21,159 reads 79 comments

  14. SEC Football Q&A: Does Florida State Deserve to Be Ranked Above Alabama?

    It seems like only yesterday when SEC Network carriage deals dominated the headlines, the 10-second rule became an issue and South Carolina was a contender. Ah, the offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 13,549 reads 198 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 38,334 reads 313 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 5,325 reads 16 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 9,181 reads 53 comments

  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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 2 months ago 18,854 reads 208 comments

  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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 ...

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  24. 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 2 months ago 6,265 reads 34 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 19,737 reads 102 comments