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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...

Updating the SEC career head coaching records

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
With the 2013 regular season in the books, let’s update the head coaching records across the SEC. Below is the coach’s overall record and his record while at his current job: Related: SEC head coaching salaries Coach School Overall Record Record at Current Job Gus Malzahn Auburn 21-4 (84%) 12-1 (92.3%) Nick Saban Alabama 165-56-1 (74.7%) *74-14 (84.1%) Mark Richt Georgia 126-44 (74.1%)...

Auburn, Bama, Tenn and Ole Miss big winners with JUCOs

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
Auburn, Alabama, Tennessee and Ole Miss all have something to brag about today–each school currently holds the top SEC junior college commitment at a particular position. Since Wednesday is the first day junior college transfers can sign letters of intent, it is a key time for programs that enjoy going the JUCO route to mine talent. Auburn has the best wide receiver and top defensive back...

The Top 25 SEC Games of 2013

By Braden Gall, 1 year 2 months ago
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last fall.Every major conference race — and some of the smaller ones as well — came down to the final weekend, and, in some cases, the final...

31 SEC players projected in the top 100 NFL prospects

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
NFL Draft decisions are right around the corner for most of the players below. Several of them have already declared they are going to the draft in South Carolina’s Kelcy Quarles and Jadeveon Clowney, Tennessee’s Antonio Richardson and Florida’s Loucheiz Purifoy. Related: SEC owns the top 25 rated underclassmen in CFB Other decisions will be made once draft projections and grades are received...

31 SEC players projected in the top 100 NFL prospects

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
NFL Draft decisions are right around the corner for most of the players below. Several of them have already declared they are going to the draft in South Carolina’s Kelcy Quarles and Jadeveon Clowney, Tennessee’s Antonio Richardson and Florida’s Loucheiz Purifoy. Related: SEC owns the top 25 rated underclassmen in CFB Other decisions will be made once draft projections and grades are received...

One of top Ole Miss commits may switch schools Friday

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
It has been one of the world’s worst kept secrets–C.J. Hampton may switch his pledge from Ole Miss to another school before national signing day. Hampton, the No. 2 rated Ole Miss commit behind fellow in-stater Rod Taylor, has taken official visits to Alabama, Florida State and Arkansas since he trekked to Ole Miss earlier this fall, The four-star prospect also just took an second...

One of top Ole Miss commits may switch schools Friday

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
It has been one of the world’s worst kept secrets–C.J. Hampton may switch his pledge from Ole Miss to another school before national signing day. Hampton, the No. 2 rated Ole Miss commit behind fellow in-stater Rod Taylor, has taken official visits to Alabama, Florida State and Arkansas since he trekked to Ole Miss earlier this fall, The four-star prospect also just took an second...

College Football's 2013-14 Bowl Picks and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 21 and extends until Jan. 6 with the BCS National Championship in Pasadena between Auburn and Florida State.With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 21, Athlon’s editors give their predictions for the bowl season.There’s plenty of consensus among the staff, starting...

Lane Kiffin reportedly at Alabama this week helping Saban evaluate the offense

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 2 months ago
Nick Saban is known for bringing the best evaluators and consultants around the country to dissect and break down Alabama’s team in an effort to make the program better. Related: Why did Lane Kiffin appear on College GameDay? So, that’s why he turned to Lane Kiffin, the former Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Vols and USC Trojans head coach, right? Kiffin is reportedly in Tuscaloosa this week to help...