1. Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze Talks Jeremy Liggins, Robert Nkemdiche and More

    Year three for Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze brings lofty goals to Oxford. Freeze shocked the college football world in his first season on the job in 2012, winning seven games ...

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  2. SEC Football Q&A: Tennessee over Florida, Down Years and International Games

    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 1,854 reads 6 comments

  3. Steve Spurrier May Soon Get His Wish for Full-Cost-of-Attendance Stipends

    The offseason of pay-for-play got kicked into high gear earlier this week when the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players are employees of the university and free to unionize ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,990 reads 9 comments

  4. Which Conference Is Most Likely to Produce 2014's Heisman Trophy Winner?

    It's never too early to start the Heisman discussion. With reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston returning to Florida State for his redshirt sophomore season, Georgia ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 12,526 reads 70 comments

  5. Georgia Football: Why Bulldogs Are True National Title Contenders in 2014

    The 2013 season didn't exactly go according to plan for the Georgia Bulldogs. A rash of injuries and a remarkably inept defense prevented head coach Mark Richt from claiming his third consecutive SEC East title...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 21,174 reads 160 comments

  6. If College Football Players Are Going to Get Paid, Here's How It Should Be Done

    Wednesday was a landmark day in college athletics, as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Northwestern football players do qualify as employees and are eligible to ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 35,075 reads 209 comments

  7. SEC Football: Power Ranking Top 2014 Conference Games

    Whether it was the Iron Bowl, the Egg Bowl, the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party or Texas A&M versus Alabama, the SEC provided some of college football's most intriguing games last season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 23,883 reads 194 comments

  8. Will Muschamp May Have Issues on Offense, but Don't Question His Defense

    To say this is a pivotal spring in Gainesville would be a massive understatement. It's the biggest spring Florida has faced since Ron Zook's final season as head coach of the Florida Gators prior to the 2004 season...

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  9. Steve Spurrier's Confidence in Dylan Thompson Bodes Well for 2014

    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is never one to hold back. The Head Ball Coach made a name for himself as a head coach at Florida from 1990-2001, when he won six SEC championships and one national title...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,085 reads 31 comments

  10. Auburn Football: Linebacker Position Changes Will Pay off in a Big Way

    During its SEC Championship run of 2013, Auburn's defense was more punch line than power. In the early stages of the 2014 BCS National Championship Game against Florida State, however, the Tigers' "D" packed a pretty mean punch...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,956 reads 19 comments

  11. SEC Football: Power Ranking Top 2014 Out-Of-Conference Games

    It's never too early to start looking ahead to the season, and the 2014 schedule in the SEC will feature several high-profile out-of-conference games that could play major roles in the landscape of the college football season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 7,063 reads 31 comments

  12. Quarterback Inexperience Doesn't Equal Rebuilding Year for SEC in 2014

    One look at rosters across the SEC, and you'll see a remarkable lack of star power at the quarterback position...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 4,177 reads 22 comments

  13. Inside the Life of a College Football Graduate Assistant Coach

    All careers have to start somewhere. Before seizing control of college football programs, most coaches often start as graduate assistants...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 16,653 reads 3 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Lane Kiffin, Amari Cooper Are Match Made in Heaven

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban challenged himself this offseason when he hired Lane Kiffin to replace Doug Nussmeier —who jumped to Michigan—to run Alabama's offense...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 12,153 reads 36 comments

  15. SEC Football Q&A: Kurt Roper's Florida O, SEC West Dark Horses and Scheduling

    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 1,750 reads 2 comments

  16. Alabama Football: Nick Saban's First Order of Spring Business Is Finding Leaders

    The race for AJ McCarron 's replacement at quarterback and the fight to fix the secondary will dominate headlines this offseason, but even though Alabama is only a week into practice, its first order of business is already well underway...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,601 reads 40 comments

  17. Jalen Hurd's Strong Start to Spring Is a Good Sign for Tennessee

    Second-year coaches have enjoyed tremendous success in the SEC over the last decade. Urban Meyer and Gene Chizik each won national titles in their second seasons at Florida and ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,459 reads 7 comments

  18. Gus Malzahn's 2nd Season with QB Nick Marshall Will Make Auburn Scarier

    It's fair to say that, in his first year as Auburn's head coach and second as a college football head coach at the FBS level, Gus Malzahn jumped into "elite" status among the coaching ranks...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 11,084 reads 84 comments

  19. Texas A&M Football: 2014 Will Be a Program-Defining Season for Kevin Sumlin

    It's a big spring in College Station, as third-year head coach Kevin Sumlin is charged with solving several major issues, including fixing a mediocre defense and replacing superstar quarterback Johnny Manziel ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 7,582 reads 53 comments

  20. Florida Has Major Questions to Answer on Offense This Spring

    Which SEC program has the most to gain or lose this spring? Without a doubt, it's the Florida Gators. Head coach Will Muschamp kicks off his fourth spring in Gainesville on Wednesday on the hottest seat in the SEC...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 5,273 reads 37 comments

  21. Mississippi State's Dak Prescott Is SEC's Most Underrated QB

    Mississippi State kicks off spring practice on Tuesday, and that means the SEC's most underrated quarterback will be on the field. Quarterback Dak Prescott...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 7,268 reads 22 comments

  22. Auburn Football: Tigers' Spring Focus Must Be Fixing the Secondary

    Auburn was 13 seconds away from taking home the crystal football last season, falling to Florida State 34-31 in the BCS National Championship Game...

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  23. Another Spring, Another Black Eye on the Georgia Football Program

    Death, taxes and players getting arrested in the offseason. Those seem to be the three certainties for people within the Georgia football program. According to Seth Emerson of the Macon (Ga...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 12,127 reads 67 comments

  24. Don't Be Surprised If Brandon Harris Wins the LSU Quarterback Battle

    LSU has been practicing for more than a week, and the quarterback battle appears to be between two men—true sophomore Anthony Jennings and true freshman early enrollee Brandon Harris...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 15,438 reads 20 comments

  25. Why the NCAA Should Fear the Latest Lawsuit Challenging Its Amateur Model

    Another day, another fight the NCAA must take on in the courtroom in order to keep the status quo . Only this time, it's facing a heavyweight — and his name is Jeffrey Kessler ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,472 reads 23 comments