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Gators add fourth commitment in one week

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 3 weeks ago
If the Gators keep recruiting at this pace, it seems they’ll be done with their class by the end of March. They added their fourth commitment in the past week–actually in five days–when tight end Camrin Knight came aboard very late on Wednesday. He is a 6-foot-4, 225-pound prospect out of Tallahassee (Fla.), Lincoln High School to be exact, and has picked up all five of his...

Top 10 SEC Offensive Linemen of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 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...

SEC East 2014 Spring Preview and Storylines

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The SEC East should be one of the nation’s most intriguing conference title races to watch in 2014. Missouri is the defending champion, but South Carolina, Georgia and even Florida should be in the mix this season.Missouri was defeated by Auburn in the SEC Championship last December, but Gary Pinkel’s team clearly showed it can compete in this conference after finishing 5-7 in 2012....

Florida benefitting from junior day–3 pickups since weekend

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Florida has been hot in the past few days, landing its 2nd, 3rd and 4th prospects from in-state. The latest came when Tristan Payton, a wide receiver from Jacksonville (Fla.), added his name to the list. He’s a three-star target and stands 6-foot-1, 170 pounds. His offer came on the spot during junior day, and two days later he committed to the Gators. That’s frequently how things go...

Ranking the SEC's Football Rosters for 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Love or hate football recruiting, it matters. Coaching, support staffs, financial situations and even a little bit of luck goes into winning football games, but having great players always helps too.So recruiting rankings are just one facet of a deliberate and in-depth equation that helps Athlon Sports project the college football season every year.When the staff sits down to hash out the Athlon...

Will Muschamp says the first honest thing about the 10-second proposal

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Nearly every SEC head coach has offered his opinion on the NCAA’s 10-second proposal that would allow defenses 10 seconds to substitute before the offense could snap the ball, theoretically slowing down hurry-up offenses. Related: Kliff Kingsbury takes a veiled shot at Nick Saban Nick Saban has largely been the fall guy for the proposal, while Bret Bielema’s recent reasoning of support for the...

Gators land second commitment for 2015

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Coming next week starting Feb. 24–Quarterback Week! We take a look at the top 2015 signal caller targets for SEC schools, talk to them about what’s on their minds … and where they might end up. Last year, Lake Nona High School in Orlando (Fla.) sent Florida a speedy wide receiver named Ryan Sousa. Now, it has sent another good one … Deondre Farrier. Sharing the load with Sousa, Farrier (6-...

Florida, Georgia in top four with coveted cornerback

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 4 weeks ago
Coming next week starting Feb. 24–Quarterback Week! We take a look at the top 2015 signal caller targets for SEC schools, talk to them about what’s on their minds … and where they might end up. Maurice Smitherman is a cornerback from Alabama with a lot of options. This week, the 5-foot-11, 180-pound Adamsville native let it be known via Twitter that Florida and Georgia were two of his top four...

Final SEC Rankings: Gators temporarily hit the canvas

By Saturday Down South, 1 month 4 weeks ago
In a bit of a surprise, Will Muschamp’s Florida Gators come in at No. 12 in Saturday Down South’s final SEC rankings, an unrivaled look at how the league’s 14 programs fared based on on-field success, preseason expectations, coaching stability, recruiting and program momentum. As we approach the Top 10, don’t look at these rankings solely from a win-loss standpoint, but...

Ex-Gator Riggs headed to Notre Dame

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 4 weeks ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Defensive back Cody Riggs will transfer from Florida to Notre Dame for the 2014 season and be eligible to play immediately, Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced Wednesday.Riggs, who started 26 games over three seasons with the Gators, will earn his degree from Florida in May and join the Notre Dame program the following month as a graduate student."...