1. Why SEC Football Teams Should Sell Beer at Football Games

    College football, and spectator sports in general, are constantly fighting the battle against 70" flat screens, 11-step commutes to the bathroom and the lure of the La-Z-Boy...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 10,041 reads 34 comments

  2. Is Auburn or Alabama Better Set Up for a National Championship Run in 2014?

    Over the last five seasons, the winner of the Iron Bowl between Auburn and Alabama has gone on to play for the national title...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 22,388 reads 266 comments

  3. How Georgia Will Recover from Losing CB Shaq Wiggins to Transfer

    Offseason roster attrition is something most schools hope to guard against, and one potential national title contender got bitten with the transfer bug on Friday...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 14,691 reads 37 comments

  4. Star QBs Falling in the NFL Draft Shouldn't Reflect Negatively on SEC Football

    Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel waited around in the green room at the NFL draft a little longer than he anticipated, before he was selected No. 22 by the Cleveland Browns...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 4,966 reads 34 comments

  5. Predicting Preseason AP Top 25 Poll for 2014 College Football Season

    Spring practice is complete. Before you know it, players will be going through summer offseason conditioning and preparing for fall camp. That means preseason polls aren't too far around the corner...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 125,281 reads 356 comments

  6. SEC Football Q&A: Rhett Lashlee or Kirby Smart, Gators vs. Vols and Maty Mauk

    You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers. Thank you for your questions. If I didn't get to them this week, they will be saved and used in the future...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 13,158 reads 115 comments

  7. 1-on-1 with Former Alabama QB Greg McElroy on SEC Network, Title Races and More

    ATLANTA — The talent roster for the SEC Network is currently being filled, and one member of the on-air team when the network launches on Aug. 14 will be a familiar face...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 11,868 reads 18 comments

  8. 2014 NFL Draft Re-Solidifies SEC's Perch Atop the College Football World

    When Jameis Winston hit Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds to play in the 2014 BCS National Championship Game to give Florida State a 34-31 win over Auburn, it ended the SEC's remarkable ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 12,464 reads 124 comments

  9. SEC Football vs. Power 5 Conference Games We'd Love to See

    The headaches associated with realignment forced the SEC to go to a "bridge" schedule format over the last few seasons...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 10,762 reads 132 comments

  10. Arkansas' RB Corps Will Be One of SEC's Best in 2014

    Bret Bielema 's first season as Arkansas' head coach didn't go according to plan, but it wasn't due to lack of effort by the running backs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 6,390 reads 44 comments

  11. Dark-Horse SEC Players Who Could Jump into 2014 Heisman Discussion

    Guess what time of year it is? Watch list time! SI.com's Zac Ellis and HeismanPundit .com's Chris Huston each came out with their post-spring Heisman Trophy watch lists this week, and on them you'll find several familiar SEC faces...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 26,467 reads 96 comments

  12. Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn: 'We Have to Be 13 Seconds Better'

    ATLANTA — Thirteen seconds mean the world to Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn . When Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston hit wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin for the game-winning ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 12,463 reads 82 comments

  13. Power Ranking SEC Football Coaches Post 2014 Spring Practice

    It's the offseason, which means it's time to rank head coaches. The star power in the SEC in the coaching ranks is as bright as it has ever been, with three men boasting national ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 25,657 reads 165 comments

  14. SEC Football: 10 Top Performers from Spring Practice

    Spring practice is in the books around the SEC, and several stars emerged as potential game-changers in the SEC in 2014...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 9,045 reads 25 comments

  15. Mandatory Summer Workouts Will Be Critical for New SEC QBs

    It's not only a new era in college football with the advent of the four-team College Football Playoff, but it's a new era during summer workouts...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 10,164 reads 27 comments

  16. Don't Blame Alabama If Its 2014 Football Schedule Is Soft

    We are entering a new era with the four-team College Football Playoff, and now more than ever, strength of schedule will be an important factor in determining who is selected...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 18,944 reads 166 comments

  17. Power Ranking Every SEC East Football Team Post-Spring Practice

    Kentucky and Arkansas wrapped up their spring practice sessions during the final week of April, closing the book on the first chapter of the 2014 season and bringing the division races more into focus...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 14,221 reads 99 comments

  18. Power Ranking Every SEC West Football Team Post-Spring Practice

    Over the last five seasons, six SEC West teams have played for the national title. The quest for seven (or eight or nine, depending on what happens in the College Football Playoff) ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 43,305 reads 230 comments

  19. SEC Football Q&A: Florida Winning the East, Texas A&M's Defense and Breakout WRs

    You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers. Thank you for your questions. If I didn't get to them this week, they will be saved and used in the future...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,922 reads 136 comments

  20. Why Big 5 Conferences Having More Say Would Be Good for College Football

    The times, they are a-changin'. That classic Bob Dylan song had nothing to do with the NCAA or college football, but pull the lyrics up on the Internet and you can relate it to nearly every governance issue currently going on in college athletics...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 7,032 reads 9 comments

  21. SEC Football: Incoming Freshmen Who Will Flourish in 2014 Fall Camp

    Several members of the class of 2014 have already made an impact, as some early enrollees have staked their claim to positions in the fall around the Southeast...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 20,426 reads 42 comments

  22. Why Kentucky Wildcats Should Start Freshman QB Drew Barker in 2014

    Quarterback battles were all the rage this spring, as seven teams entered spring with unsettled quarterback situations and four more—Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Missouri—were ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 5,009 reads 7 comments

  23. SEC Football: 5 Biggest Storylines Remaining in 2014 Offseason

    April is starting to wind down, and unless you're a Kentucky or Arkansas fan, your team has already wrapped up spring practice...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 8,327 reads 57 comments

  24. Alden Hill's Transfer Opens the Door for Tennessee Frosh RB Jalen Hurd

    When 5-star running back Jalen Hurd enrolled at Tennessee in January, he already had the weight of Vol Nation on his shoulders. The 6'3", 221-pounder from Hendersonville , Tenn...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,522 reads 25 comments

  25. Why SEC Needs to Listen to Nick Saban and the Push for 9-Game Schedule

    Spring practice has wrapped up in all but two SEC cities, which means it's time for the head coaches to hit the "rubber chicken circuit" and meet with booster clubs around the south...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 14,090 reads 124 comments