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2014 SEC strength of schedule

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 3 weeks ago
With spring football a month away, let’s take a gander at the SEC’s strength of schedule for 2014. Obviously, this is how the NCAA would determine a team’s strength of schedule. Related: How does the SEC’s live game attendance stack up to other conferences? The opponents’ win percentage is calculated by adding up the total wins and losses for the 12 teams on the schedule, and I added an...

How does SEC live game attendance stack up against other conferences?

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Florida State may have defeated Auburn for the final BCS championship, but the Tigers drew nearly 20% more fans in the 2013 football season, according to the final attendance statistics recently released by the NCAA. Indeed, Auburn led the nation in combined (home, road and neutral-field) attendance at just over 1.2 million. Florida State, which played the same number of games as Auburn, had a...

SEC’s top 5 offensive tackle signees for 2014

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The offensive tackle position in this SEC class is loaded with talent. Here are five high school players who are SEC signees who look like they’ll fit comfortably into the conference. All of them seem to have the build and talent to succeed at this level—and probably beyond. Related: 10 impact freshmen in 2014 Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the

Bielema, Razorbacks have two more holes to fill on staff

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The coaching carousel isn’t over for Arkansas. Bret Bielema has to replace defensive assistant Taver Johnson, who accepted a job at Purdue, and on-campus recruiting coordinator Chris Hauser, who was let go earlier this week, according to several reports. Bielema retained Johnson from the previous staff, and he was the Hogs’ cornerbacks coach last season. Hauser came to Arkansas from Wisconsin...

Arkansas to sell beer, wine at Razorback Stadium this fall

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pending the approval of a liquor license from the state, Arkansas will sell beer and wine to club seat holders at Razorback Stadium this fall. Club seat holders at Razorback Stadium will be able to buy beer & wine during 2014 season pending approval of a liquor license. — Bob Holt (@BobHoltADG) February 12, 2014 The SEC prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages in non-premium seating, but...

Top 10 SEC Running Backs of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 4 months 4 weeks ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

NCAA considering adjusting targeting rule, letting defenses substitute

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 4 weeks ago
The NCAA Football Rules Committee has proposed an alteration to the 15-yard targeting penalty and a rules change that would allow a defensive substitution that would slow down hurry-up, no huddle offenses. Targeting Penalty The rules committee proposes that an overturned targeting penalty foul would not result in a 15-yard penalty. This past season, the ejection to the player could be overturned...

SEC Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2014

By Braden Gall, 4 months 4 weeks ago,, ESPN and are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also means the best way to rank the best classes in the nation is to average them all together and come to a consensus. One service may value quantity while...

When it comes to 2015, Arkansas already one of the hottest teams

By Saturday Down South, 4 months 4 weeks ago
It’s not often–at least recently–that Arkansas has found itself within the national top 10 in recruiting. That’s the case right now, as the Razorbacks have gotten off to a hot start for the class of 2015. While two SEC schools have zero commitments so far, and Florida only has one on board for 2015, the Razorbacks have gotten the early jumpstart on recruiting and already...

Bret Bielema says Alex Collins is suspended for a week

By Saturday Down South, 5 months 18 hours ago
During Bret Bielema’s news conference to announce new defensive coordinator Robb Smith, he also announced that star freshman running back Alex Collins is suspended for an entire week. Bielema announced the suspension and said he wants to see how Collins handles himself moving forward, and Bielema also added an interesting tidbit: Collins is also suspended from social media, including Twitter,...