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College Football's Top 10 Running Backs on the Rise for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 12 months ago
With spring practice already underway for some college football teams, the countdown to the 2014 season has officially started. There’s still a long way to go before August and the season opener, but it’s never too early to start thinking about which players are ready for a big jump in production.Earlier this spring, Athlon Sports examined which quarterbacks are on the rise heading...

Alabama holds steady with nation’s No. 3 class of 2015

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 12 months ago
Don’t be surprised if Alabama lands a few new recruits this weekend during junior day and pushes past No. 2 LSU or No. 1 Texas A&M in the national rankings. If the Crimson Tide get the right combination of commitments, it could happen. Related: Top QB considering Alabama, chooses in March What’s impressive about Alabama’s 2015 class so far is only two of them are in-state...

Ranking the SEC's Football Rosters for 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 years 12 months ago
Love or hate football recruiting, it matters. Coaching, support staffs, financial situations and even a little bit of luck goes into winning football games, but having great players always helps too.So recruiting rankings are just one facet of a deliberate and in-depth equation that helps Athlon Sports project the college football season every year.When the staff sits down to hash out the Athlon...

Kliff Kingsbury jabs Nick Saban over 10-second proposal

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 12 months ago
Nick Saban is becoming the face and fall guy of the NCAA’s newest proposal that would allow defenses 10 seconds to substitute before offenses can snap the football. In theory, the rule would slow down hurry-up offenses, and Saban and Bret Bielema are arguing for the rule under the umbrella of player safety. Related: UNC coach takes five-star jab at Nick Saban We’ve heard from several SEC coaches...

AJ McCarron: “I feel like I’ve been disrespected my whole college career because I won”

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 day ago
Former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron doesn’t carry a chip on his shoulder. He has a massive boulder sitting up there. The former Tide signal caller is one of the most successful quarterbacks in college football history, and he could go down as Alabama’s best quarterback in its storied program, winning two championships and losing only four games in three seasons. Related: Where former SEC...

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 years 3 days ago
With spring practice already underway for some college football teams, the countdown to the 2014 season has officially started. There’s still a long way to go before August and the season opener, but it’s never too early to start thinking about which players are ready for a big jump in production.There’s no question quarterback is the most important position on the field. And...

Top 10 SEC Linebackers of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 3 years 4 days ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

Updated: Former Alabama running back arrested on multiple charges

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 5 days ago
Alabama running back Dee Hart was arrested on multiple charges Sunday by the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, according to TuscaloosaNews.com. He was charged with giving false information and possession of marijuana. Related: Watch the biggest hits around college football in 2013 The report says Hart was booked into jail on Sunday night at 9:20 p.m. and released on $1,300 bond at 10:33 p.m....

SEC’s top 25 players of 2013: No. 3 CJ Mosley

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 6 days ago
SDS is continually counting down the top 25 players in the SEC for 2013, and we’re not stopping until we get to No. 1. I know you’ll agree with every single one… No. 3 CJ Mosley, LB, Alabama (SR) 2013 stats: 108 tackles, 9 TFL, 10 QB hurries, 1 FF Why he’s No. 3: The 2013 Butkus Award winner, first-team All-American and co-Defensive Player of the Year has been a backbone of the Alabama...

North Carolina head coach takes subtle five-star jab at Nick Saban

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 week ago
Coaches are buzzing around the country about the new proposed 10-second rule threatening to slow down hurry-up offenses. Related: Hugh Freeze fires back at proposal College football’s power broker Nick Saban is the big proponent behind the proposed rule, as well as Bret Bielema. The sentiment behind the coaches’ buzz has been that Saban and Bielema have an agenda, and they’re trying to get the...