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Domino effect, 4-star DB Hampton drops Ole Miss, eyes Bama

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Recruiting is a lot like Newton’s laws of motion–for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. That appears to be the case with the decommitment of five-star safety Laurence ‘Hootie’ Jones on Wednesday, and the subsequent move by four-star safety C.J. Hampton in the wee early hours of Thursday morning. Hampton, who has been on board with Ole Miss for more...

Domino effect, 4-star DB Hampton drops Ole Miss, eyes Bama

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Recruiting is a lot like Newton’s laws of motion–for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. That appears to be the case with the decommitment of five-star safety Laurence ‘Hootie’ Jones on Wednesday, and the subsequent move by four-star safety C.J. Hampton in the wee early hours of Thursday morning. Hampton, who has been on board with Ole Miss for more...

SEC dominates Forbes’ 20 most valuable college programs

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Forbes does an annual study of the overall value of college football programs, and the 2013 study was just released. Related: SEC head coaching records Forbes obtains financial data via each school’s 2012-13 report, and they value the team based on a certain criteria, via Forbes.com. To determine college football’s most valuable teams, we consider each team’s value to its athletic department,...

SEC dominates Forbes’ 20 most valuable college programs

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Forbes does an annual study of the overall value of college football programs, and the 2013 study was just released. Related: SEC head coaching records Forbes obtains financial data via each school’s 2012-13 report, and they value the team based on a certain criteria, via Forbes.com. To determine college football’s most valuable teams, we consider each team’s value to its athletic department,...

SEC dominates Forbes’ 20 most valuable college programs

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Forbes does an annual study of the overall value of college football programs, and the 2013 study was just released. Related: SEC head coaching records Forbes obtains financial data via each school’s 2012-13 report, and they value the team based on a certain criteria, via Forbes.com. To determine college football’s most valuable teams, we consider each team’s value to its athletic department,...

SEC dominates Forbes’ 20 most valuable college programs

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Forbes does an annual study of the overall value of college football programs, and the 2013 study was just released. Related: SEC head coaching records Forbes obtains financial data via each school’s 2012-13 report, and they value the team based on a certain criteria, via Forbes.com. To determine college football’s most valuable teams, we consider each team’s value to its athletic department,...

There is no such thing as a long-term coaching contract in college football

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Sure, Alabama might tout its latest contract extension with Nick Saban—the fourth he’s received since joining the Crimson Tide before the 2007 season—but that’s no guarantee he won’t leave for a more lucrative opportunity a year, or even a month, from now. On the flip side, former Auburn coach Gene Chizik received a contract extension through the 2015 season after leading the...

There is no such thing as a long-term coaching contract in college football

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Sure, Alabama might tout its latest contract extension with Nick Saban—the fourth he’s received since joining the Crimson Tide before the 2007 season—but that’s no guarantee he won’t leave for a more lucrative opportunity a year, or even a month, from now. On the flip side, former Auburn coach Gene Chizik received a contract extension through the 2015 season after leading the...

There is no such thing as a long-term coaching contract in college football

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Sure, Alabama might tout its latest contract extension with Nick Saban—the fourth he’s received since joining the Crimson Tide before the 2007 season—but that’s no guarantee he won’t leave for a more lucrative opportunity a year, or even a month, from now. On the flip side, former Auburn coach Gene Chizik received a contract extension through the 2015 season after leading the...

There is no such thing as a long-term coaching contract in college football

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 3 months ago
Sure, Alabama might tout its latest contract extension with Nick Saban—the fourth he’s received since joining the Crimson Tide before the 2007 season—but that’s no guarantee he won’t leave for a more lucrative opportunity a year, or even a month, from now. On the flip side, former Auburn coach Gene Chizik received a contract extension through the 2015 season after leading the...