SEC Articles

Darren McFadden, Percy Harvin, Knowshon Moreno, A.J. Green, Warren Norman, Marcus Lattimore, Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel are the last eight SEC Freshman of the Year winners.That is four first-round NFL Draft picks and a Heisman Trophy...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn narrowed the competition to be the Tigers’ starting quarterback.Four candidates – Kiehl Frazier, Jonathan Wallace, Jeremy Johnson and Nick Marshall –  began fall practice with a chance to secure the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The new faces around the SEC illustrate a major problem that could develop in the league.Kentucky brought in its historic haul of six top-10 prospects and five of the top-10 prospects in the 247Composite rankings. Florida was no slouch, adding two...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tre Mason
After a horrendous 3-9 record last year, change is the theme at Auburn this offseason.Gene Chizik was fired after last season’s debacle, and former offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn was hired as the Tigers’ new head coach.Malzahn is...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.The SEC is college football’s premier...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ole Miss is expecting big things from freshman defensive end Robert Nkemdiche.And the nation’s No. 1 recruit is certainly showcasing his talents in fall practice in this short video from Jackson Clarion-Ledger writer Hugh Kellenberger: 
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
When the 2012 season started, no one would have picked Eric Fisher as any kind of star. He played offensive tackle, and he did it for a team that went 3-9 the previous season.But the Central Michigan lineman clearly was special as he ended up the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The SEC leads college football in many things, but one of the strangest categories may be former head coach reclamation projects.Not all assistants are cut out to be head coaches, but the five aforementioned programs clearly see strengths that didn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bret Bielema
Arkansas had a year to forget in 2012. After crashing his motorcycle and lying about the details of the incident, Bobby Petrino was fired as the team’s head coach in April. Athletic director Jeff Long hired former assistant John L. Smith to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The NFL’s seventh season of Hard Knocks began yesterday with a second go-round inside training camp with the Cincinnati Bengals.The series brings all the drama of the NFL preseason with rookies making their way onto rosters, the tough...
David Fox
1 year ago
Mark Barron
Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and overall athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
The ongoing saga that is Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s offseason continued on Sunday, as ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner is under NCAA investigation.The report alleges Manziel agreed to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kentucky hit rock bottom with a 2-10 record last season. As a result of the dismal year, Joker Phillips was fired, and Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops was hired to take over the top spot in Lexington.Stoops hired an excellent...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football's Best and Worst Logos for 2013
Brand image is a massive part of modern 21st century business and college football is big business. Signature uniforms like Michigan’s winged helmet, picturesque monuments like Lake Washington in Seattle or historic personalities like...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Football is back. Yes, we made it through a long offseason once again.And what better way to announce that football season is back with a video of South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney flipping one of the sleds in practice? 
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Missouri’s transition to the SEC didn’t go as smooth as it did for Texas A&M. The Tigers’ record dipped to 5-7, which was their first losing record since 2004.Coach Gary Pinkel is starting to feel the heat, especially since...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Missouri’s Henry Josey was one of college football’s top running backs in 2011, but he suffered a significant knee injury late in the year and was forced to sit out all of 2012.Although it’s uncertain if Josey will be the same...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will miss the next two weeks of action, as the junior quarterback is recovering from an appendectomy.Driskel is expected to return in time for the season opener against Toledo. While the junior is sidelined, Tyler...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Coming off a 2-10 record, Ole Miss entered 2012 with low expectations. Despite beginning the season with question marks on both sides of the ball and a new coach in Hugh Freeze, the Rebels were one of the SEC’s biggest surprises, recording a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The difference between the SEC and other conferences, at least on the field, is often the play on the offensive and defensive lines. Recent national championship programs at Alabama, Auburn, LSU and Florida all had standout line play.Then perhaps...
David Fox
1 year ago
Steve Spurrier was worried. He had just returned from the Outback Bowl after the 2008 season. Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks had lost 31–10 to Iowa, their third straight loss, following defeats of 56–6 at Florida, Spurrier...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Catching up from a busy weekend around the college football world. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Monday, July 29th ...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It’s a never-ending arms race in the SEC and for the rest of college football. With the television dollars flowing into each program, athletic facilities are getting facelifts, especially as teams try to keep up on the recruiting trail....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
South Carolina, Ole Miss and now Auburn. Chrome helmet concepts have made the internet rounds over the last couple of weeks for the Gamecocks and Rebels, and one for the Tigers popped up over the weekend.It’s uncertain if this helmet will...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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