1. NCAA Recruiting Rule Change Brings Financial Aid Rule Back to Its True Intention

    The 2014 recruiting cycle saw the implementation of a new rule that put more power into the hands of the players. For the first time ever, early enrollees were allowed to sign financial aid agreements (FAA) with schools beginning on Aug...

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  2. Texas A&M Football: Offseason Arrests Shouldn't Be an Indictment of the Program

    Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin is having one of those kinds of offseasons . No, not one littered with massive roster turnover, although the departure of superstar ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 8,189 reads 71 comments

  3. Does College Football Have Too Many Bowl Games Now?

    Another year, another offseason filled with new bowl games. According to ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy , the American Athletic Conference and the Sun Belt will meet in the Cure Bowl in Orlando, Fla...

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  4. SEC West's Most Indispensable Players for 2014 College Football Season

    We hit on the SEC East division's most indispensable players on Tuesday. Now, it's time to head west. Six SEC West teams have played in the BCS National Championship Game over ...

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  5. What Gus Malzahn Needs to See from QB Nick Marshall in Auburn's Spring Game

    Nick Marshall's first go-round as a starting quarterback in the SEC worked out just fine last season. Just a year-and-a-half removed from being a defensive back at Georgia, the Pineview, Ga...

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  6. Florida Football: Gators Achieved Their Primary Spring Goal; Find an Offense

    Florida's mission this spring was not only to install new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper's hurry-up, no-huddle offense; it was to find the primary players who will make that offense click...

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  7. SEC East's Most Indispensable Players for 2014 College Football Season

    For a team to reach the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, it has to have a little bit of luck and keep its stars healthy. One injury, even for a few games, could derail an entire season...

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  8. Nick Saban vs. Gus Malzahn Keeps Iron Bowl as College Football's Best Rivalry

    The best rivalry in college football lived up to the hype last season. Auburn topped Alabama 34-28 when Chris Davis returned a missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown as time ...

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  9. Expect Georgia to Play More Hurry-Up Offense with QB Hutson Mason

    Georgia's offense is loaded with weapons in 2014, with running backs Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall, and wide receivers Michael Bennett, Chris Conley, Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley all slated to return this fall...

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  10. Should Alabama QB Blake Sims Be the Front-Runner at QB When Jacob Coker Arrives?

    Alabama's quarterback battle won't begin in earnest until Florida State quarterback Jacob Coker arrives this summer, but senior Blake Sims has been busy this spring setting a high bar...

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  11. Tennessee Football: Don't Be Blinded by Spring Stats, Vols Have Work to Do

    One look at the box score, and you'll probably be blinded by Tennessee's flashy stats from the spring game...

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  12. Georgia Spring Game 2014: Hutson Mason Shows He's Ready to Lead

    ATHENS, Ga.—Replacing a legend is never easy, but Hutson Mason made it look easy in Georgia's spring game on Saturday afternoon between the hedges at Sanford Stadium...

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  13. How Dorial Green-Beckham's Dismissal Changes Dynamic of Missouri's Offense

    In the end, Dorial Green-Beckham gave Missouri no choice. Despite no charges being filed in a fight over the weekend in which Green-Beckham allegedly injured two women after storming into a Columbia, Mo...

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  14. SEC Football Q&A: Jacob Coker over Blake Sims, Heisman QBs and Impact Assistants

    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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  15. What Will Muschamp Needs to See from Gator QBs in 2014 Spring Game

    The most important spring practice session in Will Muschamp 's short tenure as the Florida head coach will come to a close on Saturday in the Orange and Blue Debut at "The Swamp" in Gainesville ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 3,711 reads 4 comments

  16. What Mark Richt Needs to See from QB Hutson Mason in Georgia's Spring Game

    Georgia's offense isn't exactly full of holes, but the one left by former quarterback Aaron Murray is gaping. Luckily for head coach Mark Richt and offensive coordinator Mike Bobo , they have a veteran to rely on...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 2,537 reads 7 comments

  17. Tennessee Head Coach Butch Jones Wise to Narrow QB Race in Spring

    Tennessee will hold its spring game on Saturday, and apparently the quarterback race is narrowing leading into the event...

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  18. Missouri's Recruiting Roll Proves It Can Stay in the SEC East Discussion

    If Missouri's magical run to the SEC East title wasn't enough, it's now recruiting like an SEC big boy too. The Tigers have been on a recruiting roll in April, securing commitments of three 4-star prospects in the class of 2015...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 months ago 5,878 reads 11 comments

  19. South Carolina Football: What to Watch for in Gamecocks' 2014 Spring Game

    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier has led the Gamecocks to three straight 11-win seasons—the first three 11-win seasons in program history...

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  20. Tennessee Moving Season Opener to Sunday Night Great Move for Program

    Tennessee already had a tricky opponent on the schedule for Week 1, and the Vols have decided that they're going to step into the spotlight for that matchup in front of a curious audience...

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  21. Auburn Football: Tigers O-Line Searching for Right Mix

    One of the biggest (literally) questions facing the Auburn offense in 2014 is, who's going to replace Greg Robinson at left tackle? The 6'5", 320-pounder locked down quarterback ...

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  22. Is Alabama's Offense the Most Talented Group Lane Kiffin Has Ever Coached?

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban shocked the college football world when he hired former USC and Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin to replace Doug Nussmeier as the offensive coordinator ...

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  23. If Dorial Green-Beckham Can't Play, Who Becomes Missouri's Go-to Player?

    Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham just can't seem to stay out of trouble, and this time, his playing status is in doubt...

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  24. Ole Miss Football: What We Learned from Rebels' 2014 Spring Game

    The first weekend of spring games provided a glimpse of what the SEC could look like in 2014. Judging from the way Ole Miss played in its annual Grove Bowl, the future is bright in Oxford...

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  25. LSU Football: Tigers' QB Job Is Brandon Harris' to Lose

    LSU's spring game didn't solidify true freshman early enrollee Brandon Harris as the Tigers' starting quarterback, but it certainly could go a long way towards him winning the job ...

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