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

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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,...

Already 11 SEC decommitments in December

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 4 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, 2 years 4 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...