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Don't listen to Nick Saban, the Bowl System is just fine

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
Don’t buy it. Don’t buy what Bill Hancock is selling. Don’t buy what the conference commissioners are selling. Certainly, don’t buy what Nick Saban is selling. The Alabama Crimson Tide head coach has built up more than enough equity during his amazing career to have intelligent and respected opinions about his game. But his latest comments about the...

Ranking the SEC's Offensive Triplets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Proven offensive talent is plentiful in the SEC this year. Quarterback Dak Prescott should be among the frontrunners to earn first-team All-America honors, while running back Nick Chubb is one of the leading candidates to win the Heisman. Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell should be back at 100 percent after a leg injury ended his 2014 season. Ranking the best quarterbacks, running backs...

Ranking the SEC's Running Backs for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The SEC could be the nation’s best conference for running backs in 2015. Georgia’s Nick Chubb should be a first-team All-American, while LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Alabama’s Derrick Henry should be in the mix for second or third-team honors. And the depth in the conference extends past the top three names with the nation’s top running back duo in Arkansas...

9 Quarterbacks Who Need to Transfer and 9 Teams That Need Them

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Everett Golson has announced that he will transfer from Notre Dame with one season of eligibility left. Golson isn’t the only talented quarterback who could decide to leave school in the coming weeks knowing that he isn’t likely to start. And there are plenty of big-time teams with conference championship aspirations that need starting signal-callers to put them over the...

Top 25 SEC 2016 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The 2015 NFL Draft is over and more than 400 players have begun the next chapter of their football careers. For the ninth straight year, the SEC had the most players drafted (54) of any league in college football. With a host of stacked rosters and elite talents taking the field in 2015, that trend should continue once again in 2016. Here are the top 25 NFL Draft prospects to watch in the...

Ranking the SEC's College Football Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure. This is not simply a list of coaches ranked by accomplishment...

Alabama CB Cyrus Jones arrested on domestic violence charges

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 days ago
Tuscaloosa, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones was arrested late Tuesday night and charged with third-degree domestic violence criminal mischief and third-degree domestic violence harassment, according to police records. According to a release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department, the 21-year-old Jones had taken and damaged a 22-year-old woman's cell phone earlier in...

Ranking the SEC College Towns (Expert Poll)

By Braden Gall, 3 months 1 week ago
The old saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” couldn’t be more true when it comes to ranking college towns. Do you prefer larger metropolitan areas? Do you enjoy the isolated peace and quiet of a quaint small town? Cost of living, night life, food, culture, weather, surrounding geography and more go into evaluating a city. Every college campus is...

Ohio State Takes No. 1 Spot for Spring Game Attendance Record

By David Fox, 3 months 1 week ago
Some day a college football program is going to hit six figures in attendance — for a spring game. Ohio State came 609 fans short of the 100,000 mark Saturday when it drew what is presumed to be a record for spring game attendance. The Buckeyes counted 99,391 fans to their spring scrimmage Saturday, and just think what it would have been had quarterbacks J.T. Barrett and/or...

Alabama Crimson Tide 2015 Schedule and Analysis

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The last two seasons haven't ended the way Nick Saban would like. Two poor showings in the Superdome in New Orleans have left a bad taste in the Crimson Tide's mouth. So as if Alabama needed any extra motivation, this group should be extra focused this fall. The Tide will have one of the best collections of players in the nation and Saban is still the best coach in the land....