1. Florida's Defense, Run Game Make Gators Legit Playoff Contenders

    Georgia entered the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party spinning its wheels offensively, and for 60 minutes inside EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday afternoon, Florida acted as an oil slick...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 17,300 reads 123 comments

  2. Why Ole Miss Rebels Are Difficult Contender to Trust

    Another week, another step closer to Ole Miss winning out, playing for the SEC title and potentially blocking the SEC from a College Football Playoff berth. The Rebels survived a scare from Auburn on Saturday in a 27-19 road win on the Plains...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 13,381 reads 134 comments

  3. Brandon Harris Is the Real Key to LSU's Playoff Hopes

    The buzz is palpable, the hype is real and a collision is imminent. LSU vs. Alabama. The Tigers vs. the Crimson Tide. Les Miles vs. Nick Saban. For SEC West supremacy and perhaps a reservation in the College Football Playoff...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,031 reads 68 comments

  4. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Odds SEC Team Doesn't Make the Playoff

    Doomsday scenario? The SEC's version is still in play following Ole Miss' 23-3 win over Texas A&M last weekend in Oxford...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 24,514 reads 93 comments

  5. Texas A&M's QB Battle Is Only One Part of Its Offensive Problem

    Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen completed just 12 of his 34 passes in last weekend's 23-3 loss at Ole Miss, misfired on 20 of his final 22 attempts before being benched for Jake ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 14,941 reads 84 comments

  6. If Auburn Misses 2015 Bowl Game, Will Gus Malzahn Be on Hot Seat?

    When quarterback Sean White's pass hit the turf at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on the final play in the bottom of the fourth overtime on Saturday, it could have grounded Auburn's bowl hopes as well...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 13,371 reads 82 comments

  7. SEC Football Q&A: Is Mark Richt Really a Possibility at Miami?

    The coaching silly season in college football has been accelerated this year, thanks to the sudden dismissal of former USC head coach Steve Sarkisian, the resignation of South Carolina ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 26,070 reads 64 comments

  8. Why SEC Needs Florida to Make Conference Championship Game

    If the SEC Championship Game on Dec. 5 at the Georgia Dome is going to be more of a competition than a coronation, we all better hop back on board the Florida Gators bandwagon...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 24,521 reads 75 comments

  9. Breaking Down the Race for First-Team All-SEC QB

    The race to become the SEC's first-team All-SEC quarterback this year has been the college football equivalent of a roller coaster. First, it was Ole Miss' Chad Kelly jumping to the top of the pack...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 9,167 reads 51 comments

  10. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin and His Program at a Crossroads

    Two weeks ago, Kevin Sumlin was in the SEC West's catbird seat. His Aggies were undefeated, hosting Alabama in one of the biggest games of the week and looking every bit like division and national title contenders...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 40,006 reads 202 comments

  11. SEC Football: Best Performances from Week 8

    If you missed Week 8 in the SEC, you missed a lot of fun. Arkansas topped Auburn in quadruple overtime, Alabama topped Tennessee 19-14 in a thriller in Tuscaloosa, and Ole Miss stomped Texas A&M in Oxford...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 26,388 reads 178 comments

  12. Ole Miss Rebounds with Win vs. Texas A&M, Still Controls Its Destiny in SEC West

    After getting blown out by Florida earlier in the month and then getting worked on the road by Memphis of the American Athletic Conference last week, Ole Miss was down...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,549 reads 43 comments

  13. Tennessee Shows It's on the Right Track in Close Loss to Alabama

    If you were to ask Tennessee head coach Butch Jones if he would have been happy to have the ball with 2:24 to play and two timeouts in hand at Alabama with a chance to win the game, he'd have probably taken it...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,820 reads 122 comments

  14. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Robert Nkemdiche Could Stay on Offense

    If Ole Miss wants to get back on track this weekend against Texas A&M, having one of its best players available would certainly help...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,496 reads 7 comments

  15. Is the Will Muschamp Experiment at Auburn an Early Bust?

    Remember last offseason when first-year Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp was supposed to be the magic elixir that transformed Auburn's defense from punchline to power ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 26,878 reads 168 comments

  16. SEC Football Q&A: If Alabama Wins Out, Is the Playoff a Lock?

    Tuesday is SEC Q&A day here at Bleacher Report, and after Alabama's win over Texas A&M in College Station and LSU's nail-biter over Florida in Baton Rouge, there are plenty of questions to answer this week...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 14,542 reads 89 comments

  17. Joshua Dobbs Is Tennessee's Key to Upsetting Alabama

    When Tennessee hits the road after last week's bye to take on the eighth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, will it be the same old song and dance? The Vols have lost eight straight to the Crimson Tide, having been outscored 283-95 in the process...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,420 reads 66 comments

  18. Ole Miss vs. Texas A&M Is SEC West Elimination Game

    Last week's slate of SEC games is going to be tough to top, but the lone meeting between ranked teams in all of college football this weekend will have huge ramifications in the SEC West title race...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 11,472 reads 122 comments

  19. Updated SEC Football Power Rankings Post Week 7

    Week 7 of the college football season is in the books, and with it brought a little bit of clarity on just how the SEC shakes out...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 28,759 reads 238 comments

  20. Georgia's Offensive Mess More Than Just Nick Chubb's Absence

    It'd be easy to look at last night's 9-6 win over Missouri, see the absence of an offensive touchdown for the first time since its Liberty Bowl loss to UCF following the 2010, see ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 16,887 reads 100 comments

  21. SEC Football: Best Performances from Week 7

    Week 7 was billed as "Separation Saturday" thanks to a loaded slate of games. It didn't disappoint. Alabama topped Texas A&M 41-23 in College Station, Memphis stunned 13th-ranked ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 25,576 reads 129 comments

  22. Brandon Harris Sparks Offensive Balance vs. Florida, Propels LSU's Playoff Hopes

    For the first five games of the season, LSU was incomplete. Sure, running back Leonard Fournette had established himself as one of the game's brightest stars, and the new-look ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,453 reads 58 comments

  23. Texas A&M Shows Growth, Is Still in Hunt for SEC West Despite Loss to Alabama

    Admit it: When Eddie Jackson returned a Kyle Allen interception 93 yards for a touchdown midway through the second quarter to put Alabama up 28-6 on Saturday afternoon at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas, you thought the game was over...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,038 reads 86 comments

  24. Enough QB Battle, Sean White Should Be Auburn's Permanent Starter

    Plan A didn't work for Auburn, but Plan B seems to be coming along nicely. Starting quarterback Jeremy Johnson was benched after throwing six picks and only five touchdowns in three games...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 18,227 reads 64 comments

  25. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Get Ready for Separation Saturday

    While most of the news this week in the SEC has been dominated by off-field stories like the year-long suspension to Florida quarterback Will Grier and the departure of Steve Spurrier ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 9,123 reads 10 comments