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Already 11 SEC decommitments in December

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
We’re only on our 19th day of December, and already 11 SEC commitments have dropped their original school this month. It’s that time of year, folks, when the cold feet prevail, kids start thinking about homesickness … colleges change their minds. And ultimately, kids drop and switch schools. It happens more and more every year. RELATED: Florida QB commitment Will Grier talks...

Already 11 SEC decommitments in December

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
We’re only on our 19th day of December, and already 11 SEC commitments have dropped their original school this month. It’s that time of year, folks, when the cold feet prevail, kids start thinking about homesickness … colleges change their minds. And ultimately, kids drop and switch schools. It happens more and more every year. RELATED: Florida QB commitment Will Grier talks...

JUCO signing day recap: Auburn wins the day and three SEC recruits decommit

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
Junior college signing day can be a bit crazy, just like the one in February with the high school kids. Wednesday marked the first day of roughly a month-long signing period for early-enrollee junior college players. The winner of the day was clear: Auburn not only locked in the No. 1 junior college prospect in the nation in D’haquille Williams, they also flipped one of Tennessee’s...

Four-star DB Hootie Jones steps back from Bama

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
It seems like just yesterday that Laurence ‘Hootie’ Jones announced his commitment to Alabama … actually it was only 16 days ago, on Dec. 2. The four-star safety said on Twitter this afternoon that he has stepped back from the Crimson Tide. “I just decommit from Alabama, i need more time.!,” Jones Tweeted. Jones is a Louisiana native, and his final decision on Dec....

Four-star DB Hootie Jones steps back from Bama

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
It seems like just yesterday that Laurence ‘Hootie’ Jones announced his commitment to Alabama … actually it was only 16 days ago, on Dec. 2. The four-star safety said on Twitter this afternoon that he has stepped back from the Crimson Tide. “I just decommit from Alabama, i need more time.!,” Jones Tweeted. Jones is a Louisiana native, and his final decision on Dec....

SEC All-Freshman Team 2013

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
The SEC is known for its impact freshmen, and it’s fun seeing all the first-year players live up to the hype right out of high school. Related: AP All-SEC Team for 2013 Arkansas’ Alex Collins was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Year, according to the AP. Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell was named Freshman of the Year, according to the 14 head coaches. Also, Florida DB Vernon Hargreaves was named the...

SEC All-Freshman Team 2013

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
The SEC is known for its impact freshmen, and it’s fun seeing all the first-year players live up to the hype right out of high school. Related: AP All-SEC Team for 2013 Arkansas’ Alex Collins was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Year, according to the AP. Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell was named Freshman of the Year, according to the 14 head coaches. Also, Florida DB Vernon Hargreaves was named the...

Pettway is back with Alabama, signs with Tide after one-year hiatus

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
D.J. Pettway was arrested on charges of second-degree robbery in February, and he was promptly dismissed from Alabama’s football program. But now he’s back after a 10-month hiatus. Related: Top 4-star decommitted from Alabama The defensive end went the junior college route and played this fall for East Mississippi Community College. He got back in the Alabama staff’s good...

Pettway is back with Alabama, signs with Tide after one-year hiatus

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
D.J. Pettway was arrested on charges of second-degree robbery in February, and he was promptly dismissed from Alabama’s football program. But now he’s back after a 10-month hiatus. Related: Top 4-star decommitted from Alabama The defensive end went the junior college route and played this fall for East Mississippi Community College. He got back in the Alabama staff’s good...

New Normal: The $10 million college football staff

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
A $4 million head coaching salary is the new $2.5 million of five years ago. Coaching salaries keep increasing year after year, and there’s more money funneling into college football than ever before. Related: SEC head coaching salaries With Nick Saban’s new reportedly $7-7.5 million deal, Alabama became a $10 million coaching staff, the only one currently in the SEC. Kirby Smart is the SEC’s...