1. Lane Kiffin's Return Is a Huge Boost for Alabama QB Jake Coker

    That isn't a slight breeze you felt over the weekend when you stepped outside, it was Alabama quarterback Jake Coker ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 16,549 reads 46 comments

  2. Predicting the SEC's Top 7 Breakout RBs in 2015

    The 2014 season was a banner year for breakout running backs in the SEC, as Georgia's Nick Chubb , Auburn's Cameron Artis -Payne, Mississippi State's Josh Robinson, LSU's Leonard ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 45,665 reads 130 comments

  3. Tennessee Pulling 4-Star DE Marques Ford's Offer Shows Dark Side of Recruiting

    National signing day is less than two weeks away, and classes around the country are beginning to be finalized with future college football stars...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 120,207 reads 419 comments

  4. Brandon Allen Is the Perfect QB to Deal with Lofty Arkansas Expectations

    Three years ago, Arkansas was the toast of the SEC. Former head coach Bobby Petrino was the toast of the SEC, the program had established itself as a contender in the SEC West and ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 26,164 reads 124 comments

  5. New Arkansas OC Dan Enos Will Provide Much-Needed Spark to Hogs Offense

    Arkansas had been without an offensive coordinator ever since Jim Chaney decided to take the same position on Pitt's staff, and his replacement came out of left field. Actually, it wasn't even left field...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,307 reads 28 comments

  6. Perception, Reality and the Role of College Football Recruiting Hostesses

    For college football recruiting hostesses, the difference between perception and reality is nearly as big as the difference between a 5-star blue-chip prospect and an uninvited walk-on...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 40,370 reads 26 comments

  7. Is Georgia's Mark Richt Really Deserving of Contract Extension and Raise?

    The rich keep getting richer, and in the case of Georgia head coach Mark Richt , about $800,000 richer per year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 8,325 reads 54 comments

  8. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Alabama Built to Withstand Coaching Losses

    Coaching Carousel Spinning Some More? Alabama is the latest program to get hit with changes in its staff, as outside linebackers coach Kevin Steele took a step up to become LSU's ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 17,029 reads 62 comments

  9. The Surprise SEC Team That Should Make a Play for Braxton Miller?

    The Braxton Miller sweepstakes has calmed down a bit after it dominated headlines in the days following Ohio State's 42-20 win over Oregon in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, but could this be the calm before the storm...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 25,289 reads 61 comments

  10. The SEC's New Hot Recruiting Rivalry

    Auburn and Florida last met on the football field in 2011, and barring matchups in the SEC Championship Game, they won't meet again on the gridiron until 2019 in Gainesville ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 46,844 reads 90 comments

  11. SEC Football: 10 Bold Predictions for the Offseason

    Ah, the offseason. Where every team is slated to win the national championship, every coach will win Coach of the Year and every quarterback is a stone-cold, lead-pipe lock to win the Heisman Trophy...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 37,126 reads 95 comments

  12. Way-Too-Early 2015 SEC Power Rankings

    The 2014 season just wrapped up, but it's never too early to start looking ahead to the 2015 season. A rather lackluster 7-5 bowl record, the absence of a national title for the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 55,752 reads 338 comments

  13. What Auburn's Defense Must Do to Become Elite

    Auburn's defense hasn't finished in the top half of the SEC in total defense since 2007. Think about that for a second—a program that was once synonymous with stout defenses ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 7,889 reads 45 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Why Is Nick Saban Letting His Defensive Coaches Leave?

    The coaching silly season has been eventful in the SEC and profitable for moving companies. Assistant coaches have made road trips to find new homes all around the SEC, and this week was particularly big for moving companies in Tuscaloosa...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 61,271 reads 187 comments

  15. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Coaching Silly Season, Dak's Return

    SEC Coaches Playing Musical Chairs The movement among assistant coaches this offseason has been mind-boggling, and in some ways, a flow chart of departures and arrivals will look eerily similar to a circle that consists solely of SEC teams...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 13,406 reads 21 comments

  16. Why Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs Is a Dark-Horse Heisman Contender

    Ah, the offseason. Where every team will go undefeated, every player will be the greatest player in college football history and if you don't agree, well, you're just a hater of either that team, that player or both...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,179 reads 24 comments

  17. The Case for Braxton Miller to Transfer from Ohio State to Oregon

    As confetti fell from the sky at AT&T Stadium and the two participants in the College Football Playoff National Championship left the field, the elephants in each postgame locker room were the quarterbacks...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 65,847 reads 138 comments

  18. Urban Meyer Is SEC's New Public Enemy No. 1

    Look out, SEC. There's a new sheriff in town, and he's a familiar face who has wreaked havoc in the conference before. Urban Meyer : Public enemy No. 1 of the SEC...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 29,316 reads 432 comments

  19. Why Did the SEC Get Shut out of the First-Ever College Football Playoff Final?

    The first season of the College Football Playoff has wrapped up, and for the first time since Vince Young ran Texas to a title and himself into college football immortality, an SEC team didn't play for a chance to be college football's best...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 26,151 reads 260 comments

  20. Auburn Football: 3 Adjustments Gus Malzahn Must Make in 2015

    Auburn was 13 seconds away from a national title two years ago but seemed more like 13 years away from one late last season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 15,053 reads 53 comments

  21. 6 SEC Schools That Would Be Good Fits for Ohio State QB Braxton Miller

    Just one year ago, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller was in the thick of the Heisman Trophy race and his team was preparing to make a run for the inaugural College Football Playoff...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 25,260 reads 57 comments

  22. Alabama's Quarterback Battle Much More Important This Year Than Last

    In Hollywood, sequels rarely top the original. That is, of course, unless we're talking about The Godfather: Part II...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 22,634 reads 102 comments

  23. College Football Playoff Semifinals on New Year's Eve Are Coming

    ATLANTA — Based on viewership, the College Football Playoff has been a mind-boggling success. According to a release from ESPN, the two national semifinals—the Rose ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 21,807 reads 9 comments

  24. 3 SEC Teams That Will Regress in 2015

    It's safe to say that the bowl season wasn't the happiest of times for SEC programs. The SEC West—once thought to be the most dominant division in the game—went 2-5, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 43,797 reads 203 comments

  25. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Miller, Golson Transfer Rumors Abound

    What to Make of the Transfer Rumors We are potentially entering one of the most prolific offseasons of quarterback free-agent transfers in college football history...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 22,213 reads 26 comments