1. Forget SEC Expansion, the Conference Is Fine with 14 Teams

    It's the offseason, which means there will be an increased focus on legislative issues like autonomy, player welfare and, yes, the future of the Big 12...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 31,866 reads 288 comments

  2. LSU's Returning Veterans Will Keep the Tigers Defense Elite in 2016

    The LSU Tigers are a recruiting machine, and head coach Les Miles pulled off a recruiting coup over the last couple of weeks. In his own house...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 6,512 reads 26 comments

  3. SEC Football Q&A: Will O.J. Howard Be an All-American at Alabama?

    The deadline to declare for the NFL draft has come and gone, and now we have a better understanding of what 2016 college rosters will actually look like. Alabama got big news Monday when tight end O...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 9,335 reads 51 comments

  4. Projecting Every SEC Team's Quarterback for 2016 Season

    The College Football Playoff National Championship Game is in the books, and national signing day is still around the corner. However, it's never too early to start looking forward toward the 2016 Southeastern Conference football season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 58,327 reads 184 comments

  5. Which SEC Team Will Have the Most Intriguing QB Battle This Offseason?

    For the third straight season, the SEC will have some of the most intriguing quarterback battles in the country...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 14,346 reads 65 comments

  6. Deshaun Watson's Goal Is to Make Clemson's Offense the 'Best Ever'

    Fresh off a Vince Young-like performance in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game that ended on a sour note, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is not done. Not even close...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 10,774 reads 128 comments

  7. Bret Bielema Is the Perfect College Football Coach to Get His Own Reality Show

    It's the offseason, which means you desperately need something to hold your college football attention over the next nine months...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 10,730 reads 23 comments

  8. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Alabama's Title, SEC Pride and Perception

    As the confetti fell to the floor of University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, late Monday night, and Alabama celebrated its fourth national title in seven years, the echoes of the "S-E-C" chant began to grow louder and louder...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 9,618 reads 94 comments

  9. Breaking Down Florida's Wild Offseason QB Battle

    During a typical offseason, if a team returns a quarterback who finished each of the last two seasons as a starter, it would qualify as a pretty strong foundation no matter what other pieces are around him...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 18,858 reads 58 comments

  10. Way-Too-Early 2016 SEC Football Power Rankings

    Alabama is fresh off the airplane after toppling Clemson 45-40 in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night, but it's never too early to start breaking down the 2016 season...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 41,570 reads 314 comments

  11. SEC Football Q&A: Can Florida Make a College Football Playoff Run in 2016?

    Well, that was fun, wasn't it? The college football season came to an end late Monday night in Glendale, Arizona, with the Alabama Crimson Tide's 45-40 win over the Clemson Tigers in one of the most dramatic championship games in the sport's history..

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 20,417 reads 114 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 26,471 reads 32 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 28,661 reads 137 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 25,933 reads 42 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 19,799 reads 19 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 14,815 reads 17 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 41,054 reads 248 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 23,079 reads 64 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 13,627 reads 90 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 86,325 reads 406 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 7,821 reads 71 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 24,357 reads 67 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 15,600 reads 90 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 10,371 reads 50 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 72,452 reads 604 comments