1. 2014 NFL Draft Re-Solidifies SEC's Perch Atop the College Football World

    When Jameis Winston hit Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds to play in the 2014 BCS National Championship Game to give Florida State a 34-31 win over Auburn, it ended the SEC's remarkable ...

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  2. SEC Football vs. Power 5 Conference Games We'd Love to See

    The headaches associated with realignment forced the SEC to go to a "bridge" schedule format over the last few seasons...

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  3. Arkansas' RB Corps Will Be One of SEC's Best in 2014

    Bret Bielema 's first season as Arkansas' head coach didn't go according to plan, but it wasn't due to lack of effort by the running backs...

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  4. Dark-Horse SEC Players Who Could Jump into 2014 Heisman Discussion

    Guess what time of year it is? Watch list time! SI.com's Zac Ellis and HeismanPundit .com's Chris Huston each came out with their post-spring Heisman Trophy watch lists this week, and on them you'll find several familiar SEC faces...

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  5. Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn: 'We Have to Be 13 Seconds Better'

    ATLANTA — Thirteen seconds mean the world to Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn . When Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston hit wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin for the game-winning ...

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  6. Power Ranking SEC Football Coaches Post 2014 Spring Practice

    It's the offseason, which means it's time to rank head coaches. The star power in the SEC in the coaching ranks is as bright as it has ever been, with three men boasting national ...

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  7. SEC Football: 10 Top Performers from Spring Practice

    Spring practice is in the books around the SEC, and several stars emerged as potential game-changers in the SEC in 2014...

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  8. Mandatory Summer Workouts Will Be Critical for New SEC QBs

    It's not only a new era in college football with the advent of the four-team College Football Playoff, but it's a new era during summer workouts...

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  9. Don't Blame Alabama If Its 2014 Football Schedule Is Soft

    We are entering a new era with the four-team College Football Playoff, and now more than ever, strength of schedule will be an important factor in determining who is selected...

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  10. Power Ranking Every SEC East Football Team Post-Spring Practice

    Kentucky and Arkansas wrapped up their spring practice sessions during the final week of April, closing the book on the first chapter of the 2014 season and bringing the division races more into focus...

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  11. Power Ranking Every SEC West Football Team Post-Spring Practice

    Over the last five seasons, six SEC West teams have played for the national title. The quest for seven (or eight or nine, depending on what happens in the College Football Playoff) ...

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  12. SEC Football Q&A: Florida Winning the East, Texas A&M's Defense and Breakout WRs

    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...

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  13. Why Big 5 Conferences Having More Say Would Be Good for College Football

    The times, they are a-changin'. That classic Bob Dylan song had nothing to do with the NCAA or college football, but pull the lyrics up on the Internet and you can relate it to nearly every governance issue currently going on in college athletics...

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  14. SEC Football: Incoming Freshmen Who Will Flourish in 2014 Fall Camp

    Several members of the class of 2014 have already made an impact, as some early enrollees have staked their claim to positions in the fall around the Southeast...

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  15. Why Kentucky Wildcats Should Start Freshman QB Drew Barker in 2014

    Quarterback battles were all the rage this spring, as seven teams entered spring with unsettled quarterback situations and four more—Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Missouri—were ...

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  16. SEC Football: 5 Biggest Storylines Remaining in 2014 Offseason

    April is starting to wind down, and unless you're a Kentucky or Arkansas fan, your team has already wrapped up spring practice...

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  17. Alden Hill's Transfer Opens the Door for Tennessee Frosh RB Jalen Hurd

    When 5-star running back Jalen Hurd enrolled at Tennessee in January, he already had the weight of Vol Nation on his shoulders. The 6'3", 221-pounder from Hendersonville , Tenn...

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  18. Why SEC Needs to Listen to Nick Saban and the Push for 9-Game Schedule

    Spring practice has wrapped up in all but two SEC cities, which means it's time for the head coaches to hit the "rubber chicken circuit" and meet with booster clubs around the south...

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  19. Will Brutal 2014 Schedule Doom Bret Bielema, Arkansas?

    After a 3-9 season and a nine-game losing streak to close the season, the honeymoon is over in Fayetteville ...

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  20. Alabama Football: Derrick Henry Is Crimson Tide's Best Bet at Starting RB

    While all eyes were on the Alabama quarterbacks during the spring game, another position battle was brewing that could have an even bigger impact on offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin 's offense...

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  21. New-Look Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Paves Way for Atlanta to Host National Title

    ATLANTA — It's a new era for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, as the Atlanta-based postseason matchup that has traditionally featured the ACC and SEC will transition into the group of ...

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  22. Auburn's Defense Needs Improvements, but Tigers Have Talent to Succeed

    The dominant storyline exiting Auburn's spring game was the play of the offense and quarterback Nick Marshall in particular, as Marshall lit up the Tigers defense with 236 passing yards and four touchdowns...

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  23. Auburn Spring Game: Nick Marshall, Tigers Offense Could Be Even Better in 2014

    AUBURN, Ala. — For the first time in his college coaching career, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has his starting quarterback returning for a second season. It showed on Saturday afternoon...

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  24. Bo Jackson's Advice for Jameis Winston on Playing Two Sports

    AUBURN, Ala. — Former Major League Baseball and National Football League star Bo Jackson's message to Florida State quarterback and pitcher Jameis Winston was clear. "Follow your heart...

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  25. SEC Football Q&A: Top RBs, Nick Marshall's Passing Game and Vols in the East

    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...

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