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One player from every SEC West team who will be missed the most

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Several top players have already made official declarations to the NFL, and we already know which players are graduating. Let’s take an early look at every SEC West team and one player who will be missed the most: Alabama: QB AJ McCarron Buzz: It’s not that McCarron isn’t replaceable, but there are just so many questions as to which quarterback will do it. The Tide are stacked at the position,...

Alabama OC Doug Nussmeier leaving for Michigan

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier has accepted the same position at Michigan, according to several reports. RELATED: Alabama linebacker set to enter the NFL Draft Michigan fired offensive coordinator Al Borges today, and Nussmeier is set to take over the reigns of the Wolverines’ offense. Reports indicated that Nussmeier would become one of the five highest paid coordinators in...

The question everyone is asking now that the SEC’s streak is over…

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Question: In light of Florida State ending the SEC’s streak of BCS Championships, is the SEC’s dominance over? Have the other conferences caught up to the SEC? The question itself is evidence of a common misunderstanding with regards to the strength of the SEC and the gap between it and other football conferences. RELATED: Fans around college football reacted to the SEC losing If you...

Alabama linebacker Adrian Hubbard plans to enter the NFL Draft

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Alabama junior linebacker Adrian Hubbard plans to announce his intentions to the NFL Draft, according to CBSSports. Hubbard made 33 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and three sacks in 2013, and his measurables will wow scouts at the NFL Combine. The Georgia native is 6-6, 252 pounds, and he is a really great athlete who projects well at the next level. Hubbard may not have maximized his talent or...

Final SEC Power Rankings for 2013

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Related: Six SEC teams enter 2014 as national championship contenders The SEC officially says goodbye to 2013, and we flip the page looking ahead to the 2014 season. College football is becoming year-round, especially with recruiting through February and spring football amping things up. Before you know it, summer will be here, and SEC Media Days will be right around corner. How much did the SEC...

Johnny Manziel officially declares for the NFL, bringing the total to 19 underclassmen

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel officially declared for the NFL today, according to ESPN. RELATED: Watch Johnny Manziel’s Heisman highlight video Manziel electrified the country in college football’s toughest conference for two seasons, but the redshirt sophomore is going to compete at football’s toughest level. Manziel posted the two best seasons – in terms of total yards – in...

Tennessee has two of SEC’s top inside LB commitments

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Auburn boasts the SEC’s top inside linebacker in Tre Williams, but Tennessee has two of the top five in Gavin Bryant and Kevin Mouhon–once again showing the Vols have depth and talent coming in with this signing class. Here’s a look at the best five inside linebackers in this year’s SEC recruiting class (high school recruits only), and keep in mind, Kevin Young of...

Six SEC teams could emerge as national championship contenders in 2014

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
Take a breath, SEC fans. The BCS era dominated by the SEC is officially over, and we usher in the College Football Playoff next season, as well as the SEC Network starting in August. RELATED: 18 SEC underclassmen have already declared early The landscape around the SEC will undoubtedly change in 2014, as several starting quarterbacks and superb offensive talent will have graduated or declared...

SEC vs. non-conference opponents in 2013

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
2013 is a year everyone will point to and say the SEC took a step back from previous years, and that the chasm wasn’t as great compared to other conferences. RELATED: Seven SEC players who won’t enter this year’s draft In 2012, the SEC finished 14-9 (.609) against BCS and Independent opponents during the regular season and bowl games. In 2013, the conference finished 19-9 (.679) against the same...

Ranking the SEC’s recruiting classes, Alabama still on top

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 11 months ago
We’re a little under a month away now. The all-star games are done and national signing day looms on February 5, four weeks from today. There will be a lot of news between now and then, and one can imagine that the rankings listed below won’t be the same in about four weeks. Ten of the SEC’s 14 teams are rated in the top 25 of the national team rankings. With official visits...