SEC

Why Mississippi State Will or Won’t Win the SEC West

The Bulldogs will need several new starters and playmakers to emerge if they want to match last season's success
Why Mississippi State Will or Won’t Win the SEC West

The Mississippi State Bulldogs haven’t won a Southeastern Conference football title since 1941, and have been champions of the league’s Western Division just once.

South Carolina Honor ‘Emanuel 9’ Victims With Helmet Sticker in 2015

The Gamecocks will honor the Charleston shooting victims with a helmet sticker.
South Carolina Honor ‘Emanuel 9’ Victims With Helmet Sticker in 2015

South Carolina plans to honor the nine victims from June 17 shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church with a helmet sticker this season.

 

The SEC's Top 20 Must-See Games of 2015

Everyone remembers what happened the last time the Iron Bowl was in Auburn
The SEC's Top 20 Must-See Games of 2015

Despite limping through bowl season, the SEC is still the closest thing to the NFL when it comes to college football. In fact, the SEC West's overall poor performance in bowl games could be attributed in part to the physical gauntlet those teams trudged through the regular season.

 

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the SEC in 2015

The odds of any of these things happening are low, but they are all possible nontheless.
Outrageous College Football Predictions for the SEC in 2015

Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what happened to all that we thought was written in stone.

 

College Football's Tournament of Bragging Rights

There are a number of ways to settle water cooler arguments. I tried one.
College Football's Tournament of Bragging Rights

I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between fans of different teams — which isn't surprising.

College Football's Top 35 Running Back Units for 2015

Which teams have the best RB groups in 2015?
College Football's Top 35 Running Back Units for 2015

While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to a 50-50 split or use certain players in situational roles.

Tennessee Volunteers WR Preston Williams Cleared to Return to Team

Williams was ruled ineligible in late July by the NCAA following a red-flagged ACT test score.
Tennessee Volunteers WR Preston Williams Cleared to Return to Team

Tennessee Volunteer true freshman wide receiver Preston Williams has been cleared by the NCAA to rejoin the football team after a lengthy absence from the team. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones took to Twitter on Thursday to make the good news official.

 

College Football 2015 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

Athlon's staff picks the 2015 college football season.
College Football 2015 Conference and National Title Predictions

The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan. 11 with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. The first season of the College Football Playoff was a huge success and the second year should have just as much intrigue.

 

College Football's Top 30 Defensive Backfields for 2015

Which team has the best secondary?
College Football's Top 30 Defensive Backfields for 2015

Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some programs, finding the next stars at defensive back is an easy task.

College Football's Top 35 Wide Receiver Groups for 2015

Which teams have the best group of receivers?
College Football's Top 35 Wide Receiver Groups for 2015

While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason attention.

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