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ESPN announces schedule for three SEC opening-week neutral site games

By Saturday Down South, 22 hours 1 min ago
College football is just around the corner. But first we have to get through the next few months without any football, as spring practice is ending in a little over a week for every SEC team. RELATED: Looking ahead to the SEC’s opening week schedule ESPN released the TV schedule for five neutral site games on college football’s opening weekend. Three of them involve SEC teams. Here’s the...

Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 5 hours ago
The SEC was home to some of college football’s top quarterbacks in the nation last year. However, one offseason later, and the conference is essentially rebuilding from scratch at the quarterback spot.The list of names departing is heavy: Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, Alabama’s AJ McCarron, LSU’s Zach Mettenberger, Missouri’s James Franklin, South Carolina’s...

Coveted 4-star QB Gentry now has rough top 4, Bama and Tennessee in it

By Saturday Down South, 2 days 3 hours ago
As signal callers are making their decisions public left and right, Zach Gentry is becoming one of the most coveted remaining quarterbacks in the nation. Tuesday, he told Rivals.com that he’s down to roughly a top four–though he’s not completely ruling out the other nine scholarship offers he has. The two newest “kids on the block” for him are Texas and Alabama, as...

Cornerback flips from Kentucky to Alabama after visit

By Saturday Down South, 3 days 17 hours ago
When Montrell Custis was interviewed by Saturday Down South recently, he spoke glowingly about Kentucky. Then Nick Saban came along. There was no question the 6-foot-0, 175-pound cornerback loved Kentucky’s coaching staff, the program, etc. But Bama came calling, got him on campus, and the rest is history. The three-star DB dropped the Wildcats Monday night and is now on board with ‘...

Nation’s No. 2 athlete set to pick Tuesday, Bama/Auburn to battle it out

By Saturday Down South, 4 days 1 hour ago
There’s nothing better than what’s on Kerryon Johnson’s plate for Tuesday. He has a heaping southern helping of Bama and Auburn with a healthy scoop of Florida State on the side. How about that? The last three teams to win national titles–in fact, the ones that account for the last five titles combined–make up his list of three finalists for a college choice that...

Don’t count out Blake Sims in Alabama’s QB race

By Saturday Down South, 4 days 3 hours ago
Blake Sims isn’t going to just hand the job to incoming FSU transfer Jacob Coker. Sims continued to separate himself in Alabama’s spring quarterback race with another impressive performance during Saturday’s scrimmage. Nick Saban said Sims ‘showed a lot of command’ on the day. Sims finished 24 of 39 for 288 yards and two touchdowns in yesterday’s scrimmage. He finished 16 of 23 passing with 227...

Four-star linebacker favors two SEC schools–Alabama and Vandy

By Saturday Down South, 6 days 4 hours ago
Josh Smith has taken a break from social media contact with coaches, he posted on Twitter in late March. But he hasn’t taken a break from trying to figure out which school is best for him. Alabama and in-state Vanderbilt top his list at this time, the four-star linebacker told Rivals.com this week. The nation’s No. 10 inside linebacker is out of Murfreesboro (Tenn.) and also lists...

Another possible QB target checking out Alabama

By Saturday Down South, 6 days 18 hours ago
Lane Kiffin liked David Sills’ quarterbacking abilities when the kid was 13 years old in 2010 … why would anything have changed since, right? Sills committed to Kiffin and Southern Cal as a middle schooler back in 2010 in head-turning fashion. Sills, who is from Maryland, had been praised by many coaches at the nation’s top quarterbacking camps. They sold the idea of Sills...

Alabama linebacker arrested for DUI

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 20 hours ago
Alabama junior linebacker Dillon Lee was arrested Thursday on charges of driving under the influence, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, and he was released on $1,000 bond. “I don’t have all of the details at this point and will handle it appropriately once I’ve had a chance to review all of the information,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said in a...

NFL Draft rewind: Alabama has put 33 players in the NFL over last five years

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 1 day ago
The NFL Draft is just around the corner on May 8th. SDS will take you around the SEC to look at every team and just how many players they have put into the league over the last five years. There are a very few draft factories around college football, but Alabama is certainly one of them. The Tide are in an elite league, along with teams like LSU, Georgia and Florida, for putting players in the...