1. Georgia's New DC Mel Tucker Will Help Keep Bulldogs Defense at Elite Level

    Late Monday night in Glendale, Arizona, when Alabama defensive backs coach Mel Tucker left the victorious locker room after helping Alabama win the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship, he walked out on top...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 26,451 reads 32 comments

  2. Why Nick Saban Will Never Leave Alabama for NFL

    From the moment the clock struck triple zeros at University of Phoenix Stadium, the confetti fell all over the Alabama Crimson Tide and head coach Nick Saban began drying off after getting doused with Gatorade, you could sense what was coming next...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 28,254 reads 137 comments

  3. Alabama's O.J. Howard Finally Meets Potential, Has NFL Draft Scouts Salivating

    All eyes were on Alabama running back and 2015 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry in the College Football Playoff National Championship against Clemson on Monday night in Glendale, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 25,915 reads 42 comments

  4. Tennessee Landing Defensive Coordinator Bob Shoop a Home Run for Vols

    Go big or go home. That appears to be the mantra of Tennessee head coach Butch Jones in 2016 after pulling off one of the most impressive coaching-staff coups of the offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 19,390 reads 19 comments

  5. Mel Tucker's Reported Move to Georgia Won't Impact Alabama in Title Game

    The last piece of new Georgia head coach Kirby Smart's staff could be falling into place, and it could come from his old stomping grounds...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 14,812 reads 17 comments

  6. In What Likely Will Be Derrick Henry's Final Game for Alabama, Expect Greatness

    In the College Football Playoff National Championship versus top-ranked Clemson on Monday night, Alabama running back Derrick Henry might not break his single-game high of 271 rushing yards set versus Auburn this year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 41,051 reads 248 comments

  7. Noel Mazzone a Perfect Fit as Texas A&M's Offensive Coordinator

    The final pieces of the puzzle are coming together for the Texas A&M Aggies, and one is coming over from the west coast. According to Billy Liucci of TexAgs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 22,986 reads 64 comments

  8. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: 2016 Is Year of No Excuses for Tennessee

    Relax. Take a deep breath. Say it with feeling. It's OK to think that Tennessee can make some noise in the SEC East in 2016. The Internet will try to shame you. The Internet will say that "Tennessee is always the champion of offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 13,623 reads 90 comments

  9. Bold Predictions for SEC Football in 2016

    It's January, and there's still a tiny little thing called the College Football Playoff National Championship left to play...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 86,002 reads 406 comments

  10. The Freshmen Who've Helped Carry Alabama, Clemson to National Title Game

    For powerhouses like top-ranked Clemson and second-ranked Alabama, the old cliche typically holds true: They don't rebuild. They reload. It just so happens that, this year, both participants in Jan...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 7,818 reads 71 comments

  11. SEC Football Q&A: Should UGA Fans Be Frustrated with Kirby Smart Coaching 'Bama?

    It's early January, which means there's plenty to talk about in the world of SEC football. From the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between No. 1 Clemson and No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 24,347 reads 67 comments

  12. Can Former Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Be the Savior That Texas A&M Needs?

    After weeks of speculation, Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin may have found his 2016 starting quarterback...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 15,588 reads 90 comments

  13. Jake Spavital's Departure Puts Pressure on Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin in 2016

    It seemed like only a matter of time before Texas A&M and offensive coordinator Jake Spavital parted ways. That time was Sunday. The school announced via emailed press release that Spavital and the program have "mutually parted ways...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 10,326 reads 50 comments

  14. Don't Let the Bowl Record Fool You, the SEC Is Still Incredibly Flawed

    If you listen closely, you can still hear the echo of the "S-E-C" chant from bowl season off in the distance. It existed for good reason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 72,431 reads 604 comments

  15. TaxSlayer Bowl: Terry Godwin's Versatility Gives Georgia Fans Hope in 2016

    The Georgia offense struggled for the majority of the year thanks to an unstable quarterback situation, the injury to stud running back Nick Chubb and an inconsistent offensive line...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 7,389 reads 23 comments

  16. Citrus Bowl 2016: Despite Loss, Jim McElwain's First Year at Florida a Success

    It's hard to imagine based on how things ended, but the possibility existed in November—at least on paper—that Florida could contend for the College Football Playoff...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 4,330 reads 52 comments

  17. Peach Bowl 2015: Houston's Tom Herman Proves He's 1 of the Best in Win over FSU

    ATLANTA — By now, you've heard plenty about Houston head coach Tom Herman. You've seen his ability to lead dynamic offenses, including the Cougars' this year and Ohio State's last year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 25,587 reads 142 comments

  18. Texas A&M's QB Woes Make Aggies Biggest Buyer in the Graduate Transfer Market

    When the final gun sounded in Texas A&M's 27-21 loss to Louisville in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Wednesday, it didn't only signify the end of a disappointing ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 16,183 reads 77 comments

  19. Gus Malzahn Recapturing His Play-Calling Magic Is Auburn's Top Offseason Goal

    The quarterback position was Auburn Football's most visible sore spot from the moment the Tigers took the field in Game 1 in Atlanta vs. Louisville through the end of the regular season vs...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 5,125 reads 17 comments

  20. Inside the Hectic Lives of College Football Players During Bowl Week

    ATLANTA — For Florida State and Houston football players, bowl week never gets old. For the fourth time in four years, the Seminoles will compete in a major bowl game (BCS ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 28,929 reads 44 comments

  21. Why Chip Kelly Is Not Coming Back to College Football

    Admit it, college football fan with a coach on a hot, warm or not totally freezing seat. You checked your phone Tuesday night, got that alert from Bleacher Report saying that the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 71,527 reads 129 comments

  22. Will Gus Malzahn Be on Hot Seat If Auburn Loses Birmingham Bowl?

    A bowl game typically won't make or break a coach's career, especially a lower-tier bowl in which motivation might be called into question. For Gus Malzahn , though, it could determine the tenor of Auburn's offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 29,685 reads 129 comments

  23. Auburn Football: Players to Watch in High School All-American Games

    As the calendar turns to 2016, it's time to pay extra special attention to the recruiting trail on the Plains as head coach Gus Malzahn tries to tie a bow on what is a critical class for the future of the Auburn football program...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 6,377 reads 6 comments

  24. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Robert Nkemdiche Suspension Sets Tone

    What seemed like an inevitability became a reality this week at Ole Miss. Defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche's career in Oxford is done...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 51,606 reads 72 comments

  25. Predicting the MVPs of Each SEC Bowl Game

    Bowl season is upon us, and that means it's time for teams to generate some momentum heading into the offseason. For some, that means finishing off the season the same way they did when they started this journey in September...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 4,021 reads 18 comments