SEC Articles

Despite limping through bowl season, the SEC is still the closest thing to the NFL when it comes to college football. In fact, the SEC West's overall poor performance in bowl games could be attributed in part to the physical gauntlet those...
Cody McClure
1 day ago
Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what...
J.P. Scott
1 day ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between...
J.P. Scott
1 day ago
Samaje Perine
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Preston Williams
Tennessee Volunteer true freshman wide receiver Preston Williams has been cleared by the NCAA to rejoin the football team after a lengthy absence from the team. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones took to Twitter on Thursday to make the good news...
Rob McVey
1 day ago
Urban Meyer
The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan. 11 with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. The first season of the College Football...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Jamal Adams
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Corey Coleman
While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason attention. And...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Myles Garrett
On Tuesday the SEC coaches gave a vote of confidence to the Athlon Sports preseason-ranked No. 20 team in the nation, placing six Texas A&M Aggies at seven different positions on their preseason All-SEC teams. The top vote getters from...
Ryan Wright
3 days ago
Nick Chubb
The annual Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams have been announced and nine Georgia Bulldogs found themselves on each of the three teams, as voted on by the coaches themselves. OL John Theus and RB Nick Chubb were named to the first-team...
Justin Nails
3 days ago
Tee Higgins
The Tennessee Volunteers were able to strike gold on the recruiting trail on back-to-back days, proving once again why head coach Butch Jones is an ace recruiter. On Monday, Tee Higgins, who ranks as the top high school prospect in the state of...
Rob McVey
3 days ago
Seth Russell
Every college football team has personnel issues or question marks entering the 2015 season. But some concerns are bigger than others for teams in the national title or playoff mix. Whether it’s a quarterback battle, an open spot at defensive...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Jaylon Smith
Picking the top linebacker units in college football is no easy task. After all, schemes dictate how linebackers are used and the rise of spread offenses generally means more defensive backs on the field. Regardless of whether a scheme utilizes a 4...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Leonard Fournette
LSU enters the 2015 college football season ranked No. 15 in Athlon Sports' preseason Top 25 and the coaches throughout the SEC seem to back that position, if not believing the Tigers should be higher. On Tuesday the Preseason Coaches All-SEC...
Ryan Wright
3 days ago
Reggie Ragland
Seems like every Alabama national title run in recent years has had one —an Alpha dog linebacker. There was Rolando McClain in 2009, Dont'a Hightower in '11, and C.J. Mosley in '12. And it looks like Alabama's got another...
Erik Stinnett
3 days ago
The best Saturdays of the year aren't too far off.  College football season will be back relatively soon so many fans are breaking out their best to create hype videos for their favorite team. In the running? This Auburn hype video....
Jasmine Watkins
4 days ago
Justin Scott-Wesley
On Monday, Georgia senior wide receiver Justin Scott-Wesley was giving instructions on the sideline, instead of receiving them on the field. Scott-Wesley, who is recovering from yet another knee injury, was at practice with his teammates, but not...
Justin Nails
4 days ago
A'Shawn Robinson
The rise of spread offenses and the different schemes teams face on a week-to-week basis in a college football season has altered how some defensive coordinators think. While some are placing more emphasis on building a secondary, the success...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Pharoh Cooper
In my early 1980s youth, I would always look forward to the annual football tab that The State and Columbia Record put out. It wasn't because I was finally ready to hear about Sloan's Bears but rather because Bob Gillespie and whoever...
Marky Billson
4 days ago
Tennessee iPhone
Tennessee fans have finally received the long awaited validation that their Vols are once again relevant in the landscape of college football. Unfortunately, it isn’t yet in the form of wins on the gridiron. However, they will be happy to...
Rob McVey
4 days ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping...
Athlon Sports
4 days ago
Hunter Johnson
The Tennessee Volunteers received a boost to their 2017 recruiting efforts in the form of a big-time commitment on Sunday. Hunter Johnson, who is ranked as the No. 1 high school quarterback in the nation for the 2017 class, has pledged to take his...
Rob McVey
4 days ago
Kyle Allen
Several SEC teams opened fall practice with uncertainty at quarterback, but Texas A&M ended any controversy about its signal-caller with 10 days until its opener against Arizona State. On Monday, coach Kevin Sumlin picked sophomore Kyle Allen...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Vernon Hargreaves III
Life in the SEC is always survival of the fittest. The conference has nine teams ranked in Athlon Sports’ 2015 college football preseason Top 25, which is more than any other conference. The Florida Gators are not one of these nine teams....
Antwan Staley
5 days ago

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