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Alabama, Cincinnati in discussions about future football dates

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 1 week ago
Tommy Tuberville could get another shot at Alabama. Alabama and Cincinnati are currently in discussions about future football dates, even as early as next season. The Tide still need a 2015 non-conference opponent, and Cincinnati is opening its new stadium in 2015. It could be a beautiful collision. Hearing that #UC has talked with #Alabama about future football dates. 2015 Nippert opener among...

Uncommitted countdown: Best 30 SEC targets available- No. 14 Tim Settle, DT

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 1 week ago
SDS will count down the 30 biggest SEC targets still available around the country–these are the players SDS thinks realistically could end up signing with SEC schools. Obviously there are players with SEC offers out west and up north, but if it looks like they aren’t seriously considering the SEC, we didn’t include them in this series. Here’s a day-by-day ‘month of...

Ranking the SEC Stadiums for 2014 (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than SunLife Stadium — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Ranking college football stadiums is not only subjective but also extremely intricate. General atmosphere, fan support...

PHOTO: Tennessee farm has Lane Kiffin scarecrow

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Lane Kiffin may be the only assistant coach in the country who will need extra security when he returns to Neyland Stadium this fall as Alabama’s offensive coordinator. Vols’ fans are still bitter about the cloud of dust and program mess Kiffin left behind, and one fan from Franklin, Tennessee, has a Lane Kiffin scarecrow watching over the crops. Time has a funny way of healing the pain, but the...

Cyrus Kouandjio reflects with SDS on ‘Bama career

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Editor’s note: Cyrus Kouandjio was a five-star prospect coming out of high school, with scholarship offers to play almost everywhere–including many options within the SEC, namely Alabama and Auburn. He went on to choose Alabama in controversial fashion, played three seasons–starting two. This past month he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills. SDS’ Brian McLaughlin: Cyrus,...

SEC Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

The 15 Most Shameful College Football Games of 2014

By David Fox, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Georgia Tech’s record for the biggest rout in college football history — 222-0 over Cumberland College in 1916 — may be one of sports’ unbreakable records. Parity and sportsmanship dictate that teams will let up before hitting the century mark. That's not for lack of trying. Seventy-point routs weren't uncommon in 2013. With a backup quarterback, Ohio State...

FSU’s Jimbo Fisher: Jacob Coker will be most talented QB Nick Saban has coached at Bama

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The hype continues to grow for FSU transfer Jacob Coker. Coker steps into an ideal situation at Alabama, and his former coach is adding to his already enormous hype. Jimbo Fisher said that Coker will be Nick Saban’s most talented quarterback he’s coached at Alabama. You read that right. Here’s the direct quote to TideSports.com. “Including what they’ve had, he’s much more...

2014 SEC Top 100 Countdown: No. 80 Austin Shepherd, Alabama

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 2 weeks ago
SDS talent evaluators Jon Cooper and Brad Crawford spent several months breaking down last year’s highlights, incoming talent and projected 2014 impact following spring practice to compile a list of the SEC’s Top 100 players heading into fall. Athletes were selected by position then ranked overall counting down to No. 1. Stick with SDS throughout summer and get in on the action using...

SEC's Top 10 Must-See Non-Conference Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Obviously, non-conference games have zero impact on conference championships.But in the SEC, the nation's best and most cut-throat league, a critical non-conference win or loss can mean the difference between playing for a national championship or being relegated to just another bowl game.Many are quick to point out the SEC's dearth of atrocious matchups in the non-conference in November...