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College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Coaching changes are a big part of any college football offseason, and several big names switched addresses. And whether it was coaching moves in the SEC or the Sun Belt, this offseason wasn’t short on impact additions or subtractions among teams. Several of these coordinator hires could help a team win a couple of extra games in 2014. Utah and Rutgers were two of the biggest...

Why Blake Barnett's Commitment Signals Change in Alabama's Offensive Philosophy

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Alabama offense isn't destined for a complete overhaul under the direction of first-year coordinator Lane Kiffin , but a change in complexion could be approaching on the horizon...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
 College football’s postseason format has changed significantly last year, with 2014 the first season of a four-team playoff.As a result of the new playoff format, the changes in the postseason extended to the bowl games.Whether it was a change in date or conference affiliation, nearly every bowl game was impacted by the new format.While there will be an adjustment period on...

The Best Stadiums in College Football (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 weeks ago
It’s a cliché for a reason and it’s survived more than 2,000 years for a reason. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” — which some say first originated in 3rd century B.C. — applies to most subjective arguments hundreds of years later. Especially, when it comes to ranking things in the college football world. Ranking past teams,...

Already on board: SEC’s top 31 commitments- No. 26 Hale Hentges, Alabama

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With 7 months to go before national signing day, SDS will spend the month of July counting down the best current commitments in the SEC. Here’s a day-by-day ‘month of July’ look at the top 31 players who are already committed to SEC schools, counting them down from No. 31 down to No. 1 on July 31st. No. 26 – Hale Hentges, TE/DE, 6-5/230 COMMITTED TO: Alabama. HOMETOWN/SCHOOL:...

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake arrested for obstructing governmental operations

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Alabama junior running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning on a misdemeanor charge of obstructing government operations, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. Bond was set at $1,000. According to the criminal code of Alabama, obstructing governmental operations is defined by the following: (a) A person commits the crime of obstructing governmental operations if...

Alabama offensive lineman leaves team

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Alabama redshirt freshman offensive lineman Brandon Hill says he’s leaving the program and that he’s been released from his scholarship. With that being said I have been released from the University of Alabama! I want to thank the coaches for all they support! #RollTide — NOTORIOUS B.I.G B (@BrandonHill_RTR) July 3, 2014 Im leaving by choice..dont get confused now! — NOTORIOUS B.I.G...

Five-star ‘Bama, Vols target is one of only three 2016ers invited to NIKE’s “The Opening”

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: Saturday Down South will be on site covering The Opening in Oregon next week, recapping how the SEC kids performed, as well as what is on their minds. Check back all next week for updates! Rashan Gary is in rarefied air, in more ways than one. Next week, Gary will be one of only three class of 2016 prospects (one of the others being fellow SEC target Deontay Anderson) on the...

Four-star linebacker Simmons names ‘Bama, Vols as finalists

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The No. 2 inside linebacker in the nation has a top 10–and Alabama and Tennessee made the cut. Jahvoni Simmons, a native of Virginia and the No. 138 prospect in America, put his top 10 out for all the four-star prospect. The Crimson Tide and Vols joined Clemson, Georgia Tech, Miami, N.C. State, Ohio State, Oregon, Wisconsin and in-state favorite Virginia. The rest of the schools have been...

Will Alabama win its fifth straight recruiting title? Likely

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Alabama has won the mythical national title in recruiting every year since 2010, when Florida won it and the Crimson Tide took fifth. A fifth consecutive national recruiting title (2015 class) seems likely at this point. The ‘Tide have 19 commitments on board and are miles ahead of the nearest competitor–No. 2 ranked Texas A&M, obviously a huge SEC West rival. It’s an...