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SEC dominates Forbes’ 20 most valuable college programs

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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...

Several SEC players named AP All-Americans

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 7 months ago
Several SEC players appeared on the AP All-American team. Related: AP’s All-SEC team FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Jameis Winston, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-4, 229 pounds, Florida State. Running backs — Andre Williams, senior, 6-0, 227, Boston College; Ka’Deem Carey, junior, 5-10, 196, Arizona. Tackles — Jake Matthews, senior, 6-5, 305, Texas A&M; Cyrus Kouandjio, junior, 6-6, 310,...

Several SEC players named AP All-Americans

By Saturday Down South, 1 year 7 months ago
Several SEC players appeared on the AP All-American team. Related: AP’s All-SEC team FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Jameis Winston, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-4, 229 pounds, Florida State. Running backs — Andre Williams, senior, 6-0, 227, Boston College; Ka’Deem Carey, junior, 5-10, 196, Arizona. Tackles — Jake Matthews, senior, 6-5, 305, Texas A&M; Cyrus Kouandjio, junior, 6-6, 310,...