1. Kevin Sumlin Needs to Find a 'Johnny Manziel' on Texas A&M's Defense in 2014

    Two short seasons ago, there was uncertainty in College Station, Texas. The Texas A&M Aggies were entering their new life as a member of the SEC West, fresh off a 7-6 season with a new coach and a new quarterback...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 10,575 reads 53 comments

  2. Why Ole Miss Secondary Could Be Surprise Unit of SEC Football in 2014

    When you think of the potentially great secondaries in the SEC, Florida is likely the first unit that comes to mind, with LSU and Alabama not far behind thanks to their upside. A team you probably won't find on that list is Ole Miss...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 5,841 reads 17 comments

  3. SEC Football Q&A: Will Alabama's Defense Play Better Against Spread Offenses?

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached single digits. Only nine weeks remain before the first college football weekend of 2014...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 22,892 reads 353 comments

  4. How Important Are Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall to Georgia Really?

    With so much quarterback turnover in the SEC, it's fair to say that the running backs are going to drive the bus in 2014...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,723 reads 14 comments

  5. Auburn's Latest Run of Commits Is Nice, but Alabama Is Still King of Recruiting

    It was "two for Tuesday" on the Plains. While the local rock stations were cranking out back-to-back hits from the same artist, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn was busy reeling in two big commitments over intrastate rival Alabama...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 21,047 reads 275 comments

  6. Georgia vs. Notre Dame Home-and-Home Is Great News for College Football Fans

    All of the talk about eight-game schedules, nine-game schedules and the impact of the College Football Playoff on top-tier out-of-conference games doesn't seem to faze Notre Dame or Georgia...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 27,401 reads 247 comments

  7. The Case for and Against Alabama Making College Football Playoff

    For nearly three months last year, everything was right in Alabama head coach Nick Saban 's world. His team had successfully battled against complacency—the toughest opponent ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 11,525 reads 169 comments

  8. Why Florida at Alabama Is a Dark Horse for 2014 SEC Game of the Year

    The Iron Bowl? Must-see television. And if you're lucky enough to be able to afford a ticket to the game between Auburn and Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Nov. 29, buy one. Or two. Georgia at South Carolina in Week 3? Sign me up...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 12,899 reads 147 comments

  9. Is Steve Spurrier Right? Has Nick Saban Really Underachieved at Alabama?

    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is a gem. No, he's more than that. He's a national treasure. Well, at least if you're a fan of offseason soundbites that create conversation during the slowest time of the college football year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 23,801 reads 380 comments

  10. Projecting College Football's 2014 All-Breakout Team

    Last summer, was Jameis Winston a household name? Two summers ago, did you know anything about Johnny Manziel other than that small dustup with the law? Everett Golson didn't ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 103,697 reads 213 comments

  11. The Players We Want Every Team to Bring to SEC Media Days

    The circus is a few scant weeks from hitting the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. No, we aren't talking about the kind with clowns and trapeze artists—although some revelers ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 13,909 reads 30 comments

  12. Alvin Kamara Commitment Puts Tennessee a QB Away from Challenging for SEC East

    Tennessee head coach Butch Jones ' motto throughout the building process on Rocky Top is "brick-by-brick," and he's amassed enough talent at the skill positions to build a small fortress...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 37,887 reads 150 comments

  13. How 4-Star QB Blake Barnett Will Impact Lane Kiffin's Career at Alabama

    The rich just keep getting richer. Alabama has been a recruiting machine over the last four years, winning the recruiting national championship in each of those years...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 15,888 reads 68 comments

  14. SEC Football Q&A: Can an SEC RB Win the 2014 Heisman Trophy?

    It's Friday, and that means it's time to answer your SEC questions. Fall camp is right around the corner, which means position battles are near, unknown players are on the brink of becoming superstars and the seats of coaches are about to heat up...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 12,113 reads 182 comments

  15. Could Joker Phillips' Departure Mean Suspension for Will Muschamp?

    Whenever there's a coaching change during the summer, it will certainly raise eyebrows. Former Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips' departure from Florida late last week was no exception...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 27,661 reads 72 comments

  16. Auburn Football: Why 2014 Season Should Be Playoff or Bust for Gus Malzahn

    Gus Malzahn came out of nowhere in his first season as Auburn's head coach, leading his team to the SEC title and to within 13 seconds of the crystal football. Now, he's got a much more dangerous opponent to deal with: expectations...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,115 reads 88 comments

  17. SEC Football: 10 Bold Predictions for Fall Camp

    Summer workouts are underway, the schedule for SEC media days is set and watch lists are being released. Before we know it, pads will be popping and fall camp will be underway around the southeast...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 34,320 reads 93 comments

  18. What Will Muschamp Really Needs to Do to Keep His Job

    College football is a fickle business, and Florida head coach Will Muschamp has found that out the hard way...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 7,971 reads 55 comments

  19. Hits and Misses of Phil Steele's 2014 Preseason All-SEC Team

    Your summer has started, which means it's time to hit the newsstand and grab your preseason magazine of choice. After all, you have to spend that quality pool and beach time studying up on the 2014 college football season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 11,617 reads 26 comments

  20. SEC Football Q&A: Will Nick Marshall or Jacob Coker Be Better in 2014?

    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 4 months ago 14,128 reads 218 comments

  21. Why Recent Transfers Are Actually Good News for Steve Spurrier, South Carolina

    If South Carolina's offense is going to take on more of an old-school Steve Spurrier feel in 2014, it's going to need plenty of wide receivers to do so. There's a problem, though — some of those wide receivers are leaving...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 11,400 reads 15 comments

  22. What Chad Kelly's Visit Says About State of the Quarterback Position at Alabama

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban stepped out of his comfort zone a bit this offseason, luring in Florida State backup quarterback Jacob Coker to Tuscaloosa as a graduate transfer...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 41,440 reads 107 comments

  23. Is Mark Richt the Moral Compass of College Football?

    Death, taxes and Georgia players getting in trouble. These seem to be the rites of the college football offseason. More bad news hit the Georgia program Tuesday when the school announced the dismissal of projected starting safety Tray Matthews...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 32,222 reads 76 comments

  24. Why Les Miles Is Going All In On Dual-Threat Quarterbacks

    LSU head coach Les Miles hired offensive coordinator Cam Cameron prior to the 2013 season with one goal in mind—fix the offense. Mission: Accomplished...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 12,135 reads 24 comments

  25. New Florida Offense Perfect Fit for Jeff Driskel and the Chip on His Shoulder

    The 2013 season didn't exactly go according to plan for Florida. Coming off an 11-2 campaign and a berth in the Sugar Bowl, the Gators were expected to contend for the SEC East title and stay relevant on the national scene...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,340 reads 146 comments