1. 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 14,115 reads 124 comments

  2. Will Brutal 2014 Schedule Doom Bret Bielema, Arkansas?

    After a 3-9 season and a nine-game losing streak to close the season, the honeymoon is over in Fayetteville ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,222 reads 107 comments

  3. Alabama Football: Derrick Henry Is Crimson Tide's Best Bet at Starting RB

    While all eyes were on the Alabama quarterbacks during the spring game, another position battle was brewing that could have an even bigger impact on offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin 's offense...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,409 reads 68 comments

  4. New-Look Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Paves Way for Atlanta to Host National Title

    ATLANTA — It's a new era for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, as the Atlanta-based postseason matchup that has traditionally featured the ACC and SEC will transition into the group of ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 5,884 reads 5 comments

  5. Auburn's Defense Needs Improvements, but Tigers Have Talent to Succeed

    The dominant storyline exiting Auburn's spring game was the play of the offense and quarterback Nick Marshall in particular, as Marshall lit up the Tigers defense with 236 passing yards and four touchdowns...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 5,401 reads 23 comments

  6. Auburn Spring Game: Nick Marshall, Tigers Offense Could Be Even Better in 2014

    AUBURN, Ala. — For the first time in his college coaching career, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has his starting quarterback returning for a second season. It showed on Saturday afternoon...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 10,561 reads 75 comments

  7. Bo Jackson's Advice for Jameis Winston on Playing Two Sports

    AUBURN, Ala. — Former Major League Baseball and National Football League star Bo Jackson's message to Florida State quarterback and pitcher Jameis Winston was clear. "Follow your heart...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 45,136 reads 54 comments

  8. SEC Football Q&A: Top RBs, Nick Marshall's Passing Game and Vols in the East

    Every Friday, we feature questions from Twitter. Do you have a question for next week's Q&A? Send it to SEC Lead Writer Barrett Sallee on Twitter at @ BarrettSallee . You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 8,664 reads 25 comments

  9. Alabama's Landon Collins Trash Talking Oklahoma Is Not a Good Look

    Twitter is a wonderful tool that allows all of us to communicate, share news and information and interact with people who we normally wouldn't interact with instantaneously in 140 characters or less...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 21,737 reads 315 comments

  10. Is Kyle Allen Lock to Win Texas A&M QB Job with Matt Joeckel's Transfer?

    That three-man quarterback race in College Station got reduced to two this week, when Texas A&M announced that senior quarterback Matt Joeckel will transfer for his senior season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 18,616 reads 102 comments

  11. SEC Football Players Who Had Best Pro Days in 2014

    Several former SEC stars are in the process of taking the next step and signing their first contracts in the NFL. But before they do, the must go through the whirlwind predraft process, which includes pro days held at their former colleges...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 18,345 reads 34 comments

  12. NCAA Recruiting Rule Change Brings Financial Aid Rule Back to Its True Intention

    The 2014 recruiting cycle saw the implementation of a new rule that put more power into the hands of the players. For the first time ever, early enrollees were allowed to sign financial aid agreements (FAA) with schools beginning on Aug...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 2,958 reads 3 comments

  13. Texas A&M Football: Offseason Arrests Shouldn't Be an Indictment of the Program

    Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin is having one of those kinds of offseasons . No, not one littered with massive roster turnover, although the departure of superstar ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 8,062 reads 71 comments

  14. Does College Football Have Too Many Bowl Games Now?

    Another year, another offseason filled with new bowl games. According to ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy , the American Athletic Conference and the Sun Belt will meet in the Cure Bowl in Orlando, Fla...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 2,933 reads 40 comments

  15. SEC West's Most Indispensable Players for 2014 College Football Season

    We hit on the SEC East division's most indispensable players on Tuesday. Now, it's time to head west. Six SEC West teams have played in the BCS National Championship Game over ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 19,352 reads 62 comments

  16. What Gus Malzahn Needs to See from QB Nick Marshall in Auburn's Spring Game

    Nick Marshall's first go-round as a starting quarterback in the SEC worked out just fine last season. Just a year-and-a-half removed from being a defensive back at Georgia, the Pineview, Ga...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,999 reads 52 comments

  17. Florida Football: Gators Achieved Their Primary Spring Goal; Find an Offense

    Florida's mission this spring was not only to install new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper's hurry-up, no-huddle offense; it was to find the primary players who will make that offense click...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 4,010 reads 16 comments

  18. SEC East's Most Indispensable Players for 2014 College Football Season

    For a team to reach the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, it has to have a little bit of luck and keep its stars healthy. One injury, even for a few games, could derail an entire season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 20,069 reads 37 comments

  19. Nick Saban vs. Gus Malzahn Keeps Iron Bowl as College Football's Best Rivalry

    The best rivalry in college football lived up to the hype last season. Auburn topped Alabama 34-28 when Chris Davis returned a missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown as time ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 14,486 reads 211 comments

  20. Expect Georgia to Play More Hurry-Up Offense with QB Hutson Mason

    Georgia's offense is loaded with weapons in 2014, with running backs Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall, and wide receivers Michael Bennett, Chris Conley, Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley all slated to return this fall...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,677 reads 24 comments

  21. Should Alabama QB Blake Sims Be the Front-Runner at QB When Jacob Coker Arrives?

    Alabama's quarterback battle won't begin in earnest until Florida State quarterback Jacob Coker arrives this summer, but senior Blake Sims has been busy this spring setting a high bar...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,226 reads 10 comments

  22. Tennessee Football: Don't Be Blinded by Spring Stats, Vols Have Work to Do

    One look at the box score, and you'll probably be blinded by Tennessee's flashy stats from the spring game...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 6,461 reads 24 comments

  23. Georgia Spring Game 2014: Hutson Mason Shows He's Ready to Lead

    ATHENS, Ga.—Replacing a legend is never easy, but Hutson Mason made it look easy in Georgia's spring game on Saturday afternoon between the hedges at Sanford Stadium...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,686 reads 28 comments

  24. How Dorial Green-Beckham's Dismissal Changes Dynamic of Missouri's Offense

    In the end, Dorial Green-Beckham gave Missouri no choice. Despite no charges being filed in a fight over the weekend in which Green-Beckham allegedly injured two women after storming into a Columbia, Mo...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 29,679 reads 88 comments

  25. SEC Football Q&A: Jacob Coker over Blake Sims, Heisman QBs and Impact Assistants

    Every Friday, we feature questions from Twitter. Do you have a question for next week's Q&A? Send it to SEC lead writer Barrett Sallee on Twitter at @ BarrettSallee . You have SEC questions, and I have SEC answers...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,559 reads 22 comments