1. Can TCU's Gary Patterson's 6-Team Playoff Expansion Idea Really Work?

    We are a month removed from the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, and there's already a push for change...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 10,436 reads 108 comments

  2. Roquan Smith's Unprecedented Recruitment Results in a Major Win for Georgia

    Tom Petty once sang that "the waiting is the hardest part," and the wait for 4-star linebacker Roquan Smith was worth it for head coach Mark Richt and the Georgia football program...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,262 reads 8 comments

  3. Former 4-Star CB Kalvaraz Bessent to Transfer from Auburn: What Went Wrong

    It wasn't supposed to be this way for Kalvaraz Bessent . The former 4-star cornerback prospect and 122nd-ranked player in the class of 2014 came to Auburn as one of three potential ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 9,872 reads 9 comments

  4. RB Kenyan Drake Is the Key to Alabama's 2015 Offensive Success

    Remember when Omar Epps took over for Wesley Snipes and became Willie Mays Hayes in Major League II ? That, times nine, is what the Alabama offense will look like in 2015 in the sequel to the "Lane Kiffin Experience...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 10,881 reads 41 comments

  5. Which 3 SEC Starting QBs Are in Danger of Losing Their Jobs?

    For some quarterbacks in the SEC, spring practice isn't about winning a job — it's about fending off pressure from others looking to take it...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 27,750 reads 56 comments

  6. Every SEC Team's Biggest Question Mark Headed into 2015

    National signing day just wrapped up, but before you know it the pads will be popping and spring practices will be underway around the SEC...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 19,604 reads 50 comments

  7. How Crazy Recruiting Run Is Making Life Difficult for Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M

    Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin made just over $5 million last year, according to the USA Today coaching salary database, and is suffering from "rich man's problems." Literally and figuratively...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 38,814 reads 183 comments

  8. The Under-the-Radar Signee Who Will Explode for Auburn in 2015

    National signing day drama encapsulated Auburn last week, after 5-star defensive end Byron Cowart committed to Auburn in the morning but didn't get around to faxing in his national letter of intent until much later in the day...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 13,761 reads 16 comments

  9. 7 SEC Players Who Are Under the Most Pressure Entering Offseason Workouts

    National championships aren't won or lost in the fall. They're won or lost in the offseason. For many players who are getting ready for spring practice around the SEC, the next ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 20,702 reads 33 comments

  10. 2015 QB Decision Will Dictate Les Miles' Future at LSU

    The 2015 offseason for LSU is the depressing sequel to an already maddening movie. For the second straight season, Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris will battle it out in Baton Rouge for the No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 14,875 reads 83 comments

  11. 5-Star CeCe Jefferson Officially a Florida Gator, Will Terrorize SEC Immediately

    Our long national nightmare is over. After committing to Florida on ESPNU on national signing day last Wednesday, 5-star defensive end CeCe Jefferson has finally faxed in ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 18,119 reads 21 comments

  12. Can Jon Hoke Help Turn South Carolina's Defense Back to the Glory Days?

    South Carolina's defense was more punchline than power in 2014, after the Gamecocks gave up an SEC-worst 6.22 yards per play and 432.7 yards per game—the second-worst mark in the conference...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,801 reads 62 comments

  13. Arkansas Football: Did Bret Bielema Really Deserve a Contract Extension?

    In two seasons as a head coach in the SEC, one head coach has posted a 10-15 overall record and a 2-14 record within the conference and has finished last in his division in both seasons...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 18,344 reads 120 comments

  14. Florida Football: Chris Rumph Will Keep the Gators DL Elite

    Well, the Terrell Williams era at Florida was short and—if defensive end CeCe Jefferson eventually signs his letter of intent—sweet...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 16,542 reads 35 comments

  15. Tennessee Football: Mike DeBord Is Not the Ideal Hire for Vols

    Former offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian's surprise move to the NFL to become the quarterbacks coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers left a void in the Tennessee coaching staff through ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 26,261 reads 69 comments

  16. National Signing Day Drama Shows Recruits Should Sign to a School, Not Coach

    Flipping season for recruits starts when the dead period ends in January and lasts until national signing day. For some coaches, flip season starts after recruits sign on the dotted line...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 29,604 reads 131 comments

  17. Power Ranking Every SEC Team's 2015 Recruiting Class

    National signing day 2015 is in the books, and this year's edition provided much more intriguing than previous editions. Florida had an uphill climb after coaching uncertainty left the cupboard bare for new head coach Jim McElwain ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 51,792 reads 191 comments

  18. The 7 SEC Defensive Players Who Will Explode in 2015

    Defense doesn't win championships anymore. "Just enough" defense does. Finding the next superstar on defense is the first step for teams to find enough to get into the College Football Playoff mix...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 37,818 reads 97 comments

  19. Will SEC Quarterbacks Return to Prominence in 2015?

    Ah, the good ol' days. When Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, Zach Mettenberger, AJ McCarron, James Franklin, Tyler Bray and Connor Shaw were just a few of the hot-shot quarterbacks lighting up SEC scoreboards and stat sheets on a weekly basis...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 23,541 reads 114 comments

  20. 4-Star ATH Kerryon Johnson Should Choose Safety over Running Back at Auburn

    Kerryon Johnson is an iron man in every sense of the word. The 6'0", 200-pound athlete from Madison Academy in Madison, Alabama, outside of Huntsville won "Mr...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 14,955 reads 34 comments

  21. Bold SEC Predictions for National Signing Day

    National signing day is less than a week away, which means shenanigans are right around the corner. Who will flip? Who will stick? What random, bizarre story will pop up on national ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 22,477 reads 37 comments

  22. Georgia's No. 1 Recruiting Goal Is to Hold on to 5-Star ATH Terry Godwin

    Terry Godwin has been one of the cornerstones of the Georgia recruiting class ever since the 5-star athlete/receiver committed to the Bulldogs in January of 2014, but he could be at risk of heading elsewhere...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 12,558 reads 32 comments

  23. Nobody's a Winner in the Preston Williams Recruiting Saga

    Around this time every year, there's at least one bizarre recruiting story. Sometimes, a mom steals a national letter of intent. Other times, a player commits to one school but signs with another...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 31,824 reads 117 comments

  24. Forget 2, SEC Should Worry About 1 Team in 2015 College Football Playoff

    Perception is reality in college football, and right now, the reality of the SEC is a far cry from the perception that existed when the conference reeled off seven straight BCS National Championships from 2006-2012...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 16,912 reads 87 comments

  25. Is 5-Star DE Byron Cowart a Better Fit at Auburn or Florida?

    With only one week to go before national signing day, we're on the "back nine" for several top uncommitted prospects. Or, in the case of 5-star defensive end Byron Cowart , "in the clubhouse...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 17,898 reads 163 comments