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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...

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...

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

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 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...

SEC Win Total Projections for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The start of the 2014 college football season is still over 80 days away, but there is no shortage of news to fill the offseason in the SEC. The preview magazines for 2014 are already on newsstands, and Vegas isn’t far behind with its projections for the upcoming season.CG Technology has released its win total projections for 2014, with Alabama picked the highest at the over/under of 10.5...

SEC Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
2014 SEC PredictionsEast DivisionSECOverall 1. Georgia (No. 8)6-210-32. South Carolina (No. 9)6-210-2 3. Florida (No. 23)4-47-5 4. Missouri (No. 25)4-48-4 5. Tennessee (No. 42)3-56-6 6. Vanderbilt (No. 44)2-66-6 7. Kentucky (No. 70)1-74-8West DivisionSECOverall 1. Alabama (No. 2)7-112-1 2. Auburn (No. 5)6-210-2 3. Ole Miss (No. 18)5-39-3 4. LSU (No. 19)4-48-4 5. Mississippi State (No....

What We Really Learned From the SEC Spring Meetings

By Braden Gall, 2 months 18 hours ago
The SEC Meetings in Destin, Fla., every year normally bring very little in the way of news.But with the NCAA and the SEC on the verge of sweeping reform as well as a new era of postseason football, the 2014 version was anything but boring.Every topic from autonomy to NFL agents to spread offenses to beer sales to recruiting calendars to basketball schedules to the new playoff system was...

College Football's Best Head Coach-Quarterback Tandems for 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 day ago
The old saying about the Jimmys and Joes is true.Winning games in college football is about the players. If your favorite team has the best players, more times than not, your favorite team is going to win the game. And the most important player on any gridiron is the quarterback. This isn’t really up for debate.That said, the head coach (obviously) is the most influential non-player piece...

2014 College Football Rankings: #25 Missouri Tigers

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Missouri was a surprise champion of the SEC East in 2014, finishing 12-2 overall and 7-1 in regular season conference play. Despite significant personnel losses, the Tigers are expected to be in the mix for the East Division title once again. Quarterback Maty Mauk is a rising star, and he will be surrounded by a solid group of skill players and a steady offensive line. The defense loses key...

Top 10 Tight Ends of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Athlon Sports continues its series looking back the best players of the BCS Era (1998-2013). Today, the staff ranks the 10 best tight ends to play at least one season during the BCS Era.Note: Florida's Aaron Hernandez was No. 5 initially but has been removed from the rankings by choice.1. Chase Coffman, Missouri (2005-08)Stats: 247 rec., 2,659 yds, 30 TDsIt didn’t take long for Tigers...

Ranking the SEC East's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Over the past few seasons, when Athlon Sports sat down to predict our SEC East final standings there has been one factor that seems to have been the deciding factor.Scheduling.We caught a lot heat in 2011 when we picked the Georgia Bulldogs to win the East over the South Carolina Gamecocks. Especially from those clad in Garnett and Black. The same could have been said about picking the Bulldogs...