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Top 15 SEC Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 week 4 days ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The SEC doesn't have nearly as much problem with scheduling, as its league schedules are the toughest in college football (along with the Pac-12). But to top it off, the SEC has more high-level non-conference games than any other league in the nation.  Which is why the...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

SEC Only Places Three Players on Preseason Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 13 hours ago
In an odd turn of events the SEC was snubbed on Monday when the Jim Thorpe Award watch list was released. With only three players from the top football conference in the land on the preseason list for this prestigious award the prevailing question is, has the SEC lost its way? The Jim Thorpe Award has been around since 1986 honoring the top defensive back in the nation. Over the past six...

SEC's Top Players Returning from Injury in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 15 hours ago
Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s a starting quarterback, a No. 2 receiver or a defensive lineman part of a deep rotation, injuries will always have an impact on a team. To help preview the season, Athlon is taking a look at some of the injured players from 2014 and their return in 2015. Related: SEC Predictions for 2015 Players with a...

LSU Center Ethan Pocic Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The preseason Rimington Award watch list was released on Wednesday with the SEC placing eight players on the list of the top centers in college football. One of the eight is LSU junior offensive lineman Ethan Pocic. Listing Pocic on the preseason Rimington Trophy watch list is more of a "just in case" type of recognition. Pocic, when playing center, is one of the bigger snappers...

SEC Announces Players Who Will Attend 2015 Football Media Days

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The 2015 SEC Football Media Days will be held July 13-16 in Hoover, Ala. The always anticipated event kicks off on Monday with Auburn, Florida, and Vanderbilt taking center stage. On Tuesday, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, and Tennessee will answer questions about the upcoming season followed by Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Arkansas on Wednesday. LSU, Georgia,...

Breaking Down LSU’s Defensive Front for the 2015 Season

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 5 days ago
To 3-4 or 4-3, that is the question new LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele is asking himself going into the 2015 season. The continued exodus of talent leaving Baton Rouge to the NFL started to take a toll in 2014, as a four-year streak of double-digit wins came to an end following an 8-5 showing. One of the many problems for Les Miles' team was inexperience up...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the SEC West

By Matt Josephs, 2 weeks 6 days ago
The SEC West may no longer have a stranglehold on the national title, but there’s little argument it’s the best division in all of college football. And with all seven teams landing in Athlon Sports’ Preseason Top 25, the SEC West also could be the most exciting, if not intriguing, division to watch this season. Alabama is the reigning champion, but Auburn, Ole Miss, LSU and...

Ranking the SEC Stadiums for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 12 SEC experts like Tim Brando, Dan Wolken, Steven Godfrey and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the SEC. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating, surrounding campus and even scoreboards, here is how the voting shook out. However, attendance is an increasing concern for all athletic directors...

2015 LSU Tigers Football Schedule

By Grant Marcus, 2 weeks 6 days ago
The 2015 LSU football schedule kicks off in Baton Rouge, where the Tigers take on the McNeese State Cowboys. Viewers can watch the game at 6:30 p.m. CT on SECN Alt.  Here's a look at the team's entire season schedule. DateOpponentLocationTime/Channel9/5/15McNeese State CowboysTiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA6:30 p.m. CTSECN Alt.9/12/15Mississippi State BulldogsDavis Wade...