1. Re-Ranking SEC Quarterbacks After Blake Sims' Epic Week 4

    Four weeks are in the books, and the once-murky SEC quarterback picture has come into focus. Remember when Texas A&M had a challenge replacing former quarterback Johnny Manziel? That seems like a decade ago...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 27,906 reads 48 comments

  2. Mississippi State vs. LSU Is the Shocker of the 2014 Season

    From a gambling standpoint, Mississippi State's 34-29 upset of LSU Saturday night in Death Valley wasn't the most shocking upset of the season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 27,416 reads 66 comments

  3. Alabama's Amari Cooper Vaults into Heisman Consideration vs. Florida

    Heisman consideration, meet Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper. Amari Cooper, meet Heisman consideration...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 17,917 reads 43 comments

  4. Showdown vs. Alabama a Make-or-Break Game for Florida QB Jeff Driskel

    The arrival of new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper was supposed to be the cure for the downfield passing blues in Gainesville, but so far in 2014, the offense only looks like it has taken a half-dose...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 6,955 reads 70 comments

  5. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Blake Sims' Big Test vs. Florida

    Time to Shine Over the first three weeks of the season, one thing became abundantly clear in Tuscaloosa—Blake Sims is Alabama's starting quarterback. This isn't a case of Sims being No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 3,365 reads 16 comments

  6. Is LSU Walking into a Trap at Home vs. Mississippi State?

    Saturday night in Death Valley is typically a scary place for any opponent. This week, though, it could be scary for the homestanding LSU Tigers...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 9,856 reads 50 comments

  7. 7 Missouri Stars SEC Powers Missed in the Recruiting Cycle

    Missouri burst onto the scene in its second year in the SEC, posting an 11-1 regular-season record and coming within a quarter of winning the SEC title and perhaps earning a berth into the BCS National Championship Game...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 6,977 reads 15 comments

  8. SEC Football Q&A: SEC's Top Team, Will Muschamp's Hot Seat and Big Concerns

    Don't look now, but it's already Week 4 of the college football season. At this point of the season, some teams have proved they have staying power, others haven't lived up to the hype, and there are still plenty of questions on the table...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 8,218 reads 32 comments

  9. What Could Have Been for Nick Marshall at Kansas State

    What if I told you Kansas State quarterback Nick Marshall was gearing up his Wildcats for a big out-of-conference game against No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 6,215 reads 17 comments

  10. Alabama and Florida to Finally Unveil Offensive Secrets in Saturday Showdown?

    The jury is still out on just how good Florida and Alabama really are, but it won't stay that way for much longer...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 23,431 reads 241 comments

  11. The SEC's Secondary Crisis

    Birmingham, we have a problem. The SEC, headquartered in Birmingham, has been known for decades as a conference that is driven by defense. Since 2012, however, things have changed...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 25,119 reads 98 comments

  12. Is Auburn Ready for First National Test vs. Kansas State?

    Is Auburn a contender or pretender? Through two games, that question remains largely unanswered. Sure, Auburn's defense buckled down in the second half against Arkansas and ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 16,281 reads 66 comments

  13. The SEC East Favorite Might Not Be Georgia or South Carolina Anymore

    Do you hear that noise coming from the "Show Me State?" That's the defending SEC East champion Missouri Tigers cruising right along, doing exactly what they were doing last year ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 30,283 reads 201 comments

  14. The Game That Broke the SEC East Wide Open

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina had to let it ride in its game Saturday afternoon against Georgia if it wanted to have any hope of winning the SEC East, and head coach Steve ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 114,197 reads 212 comments

  15. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Alabama's QBs and Nick Marshall's Progress

    It's Not Over Quite Yet Alabama's quarterback battle between senior Blake Sims and junior Jake Coker is still technically ongoing after Coker passed for 202 yards and a touchdown last week against Florida Atlantic...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 14,912 reads 49 comments

  16. The Future of Steve Spurrier

    Two weeks ago, the Georgia-South Carolina game looked like one that would unquestionably decide the SEC East. The landscape changed after Texas A&M trounced the Gamecocks 52-28 on opening night...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 36,537 reads 53 comments

  17. SEC Football Q&A: O.J. Howard, Georgia's Game Plan and an Upset for Tennessee?

    It's Tuesday, and that means it's time for a little SEC Q&A. Heading into Week 3, we now know a lot about each team's strengths and where they need to improve...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,650 reads 17 comments

  18. Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd Maturing at the Right Time for Butch Jones' Vols

    Tennessee survived the tricky early part of their season, going 2-0, but now things get interesting. The Vols will head to Norman, Oklahoma, on Saturday night to take on the Oklahoma Sooners in a game that will serve as a gauge for this year's Vols...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,940 reads 26 comments

  19. 1 Improvement Every SEC Team Needs

    "Talkin' season," as South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier said, is over. Now there are actual games to analyze. For every team, though, that also means there's clear room for improvement in certain areas of the roster...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 30,793 reads 59 comments

  20. Forget Todd Gurley, QB Hutson Mason Is Georgia's X-Factor Against South Carolina

    It's safe to say that, aside from Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill, not many people have had better starts to their seasons than Georgia running back Todd Gurley ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 14,068 reads 97 comments

  21. Big Ten's Nightmare Opens Door for 2 SEC Teams in College Football Playoff

    With Michigan State traveling to Oregon in Week 2, it was already a certainty that at least one College Football Playoff contender would exit the weekend with an uphill battle to make the inaugural four-team postseason event...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 19,685 reads 111 comments

  22. Stubborn Schedule Renders SEC Irrelevant on Saturday for First Time Almost Ever

    The SEC provides some of the most intriguing matchups in college football. From smashmouth to the spread, from "fun 'n gun" to the wishbone, the varying styles of the SEC ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 5,836 reads 43 comments

  23. Auburn Football: Nick Marshall Not Sharp, but Still the Man at QB

    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall sat out the first half of the season, as Jeremy Johnson—his backup—lit up the stat sheet with 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 45-21 win over Arkansas...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 9,929 reads 18 comments

  24. Jake Coker's Upside Is Obvious in Week 2, but He Is Still Not Ready

    Jake Coker will be Alabama's starting quarterback. It's just a matter of "when." The much-discussed transfer from Florida State finally got meaningful snaps in Alabama's 41-0 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 17,940 reads 128 comments

  25. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Todd Gurley for Heisman, Alabama's CBs

    Todd Gurley 's Opening Night Statement If a player who plays a position other than quarterback is going to win the Heisman Trophy, it helps to make a statement early...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 7,045 reads 24 comments