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10 Reasons Why Nick Saban Will Be the Next Coach at Texas

Nick Saban will go from Crimson Tide to Burnt Orange in 2014.
Nick Saban will go from Crimson Tide to Burnt Orange in 2014.

Alabama coach Nick Saban will be the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Current UT coach Mack Brown has one foot out the door. Saban's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is already jockeying for position, eyeing a Lone Star State payday. Sorry, Alabama fans. It was a good run. But Saban is moving from Tuscaloosa to Austin in 2014. These are the 10 reasons why Nick Saban will be the next coach at Texas:

LSU Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2016

Is this the year Les Miles and the Tigers reign supreme in the SEC West?
LSU Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2016

LSU’s 2016 season could come down to just one regular season game, as has been the case over the past five seasons, the Tigers’ Nov. 5 home date against preseason No. 1 and defending national champion Alabama.

 

Alabama's Red Zone Performance the Difference in Iron Bowl Win Over Auburn

Tide executed when it mattered the most
Alabama's Red Zone Performance the Difference in Iron Bowl Win Over Auburn

There’s one simple stat that tells the story of Alabama’s 55–44 Iron Bowl victory. And at first glance, it appears that Auburn did quite well executing its offense in the red zone. After, all the Tigers scored on seven of their eight trips inside the Alabama 20-yard line. But five of those seven scores ended in field goals, including four of fewer than 25 yards. Auburn had seven possessions that went 60 yards or more — an amazing feat against the Alabama defense — but only two of those seven ended with a touchdown.

 

4 Reasons Why LSU Will Beat Alabama

Les Miles and the Tigers will upset Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide
Les Miles and the Tigers will upset Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide

Death Valley will be rocking when the No. 16 LSU Tigers take on the No. 5 Alabama Crimson Tide in prime time on CBS (8 p.m. ET) Saturday night. National title-winning coaches Les Miles and Nick Saban go toe-to-toe with five-star-stuffed, NFL-talent-laden rosters. Although Alabama (-6.5) is favored, LSU is capable of pulling off the upset and shaking up the SEC West standings and College Football Playoff picture. Here are four reasons the Bayou Bengals will beat Bama:

 

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 8 in the SEC

Stats to know from Week 8
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 8 in the SEC

This past weekend in the SEC lacked some of the drama we had seen in previous weeks, but there were some very interesting results. Alabama was a heavy favorite over Texas A&M, but who could have predicted such a dominant performance from the Tide? And how about Georgia? Many had the Dawgs on upset alert at Arkansas, but Mark Richt’s team was very impressive in its methodical beatdown against Arkansas. Here are some interesting stats from the week that was in the SEC.

 

Alabama's Offense Explodes in Easy Win Over Texas A&M

Crimson Tide Roll With Shocking Ease
Alabama's Offense Explodes in Easy Win over Texas A&M

Saturday night in Gainesville, we witnessed a statistical anomaly when Missouri somehow scored 42 points despite gaining only 119 yards of offense in a 29-point win at The Swamp.

 

SEC Week 14 Awards and Power Rankings

Auburn stuns Alabama in epic Iron Bowl
SEC Week 14 Awards and Power Rankings

The Iron Bowl highlighted one of the wildest weeks in recent college football history. Auburn’s unlikely win is the obviously headliner, but there were other intriguing games in the SEC.

Top 10 College Football Coaches For NFL Jobs

Many expect Oregon coach Chip Kelly to say goodbye to the Ducks and make the jump to the NFL.
<p> Top 10 College Football Coaches For NFL Jobs, including Alabama's Nick Saban, Oregon's Chip Kelly, LSU's Les Miles, UCLA's Jim Mora, USC's Lane Kiffin, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz, Stanford's David Shaw, Washington's Steve Sarkisian, Florida's Will Muschamp and Ohio State's Urban Meyer.</p>

With nearly one-third of the NFL coaching jobs expected to be vacant by year’s end — including sweet gigs like the Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints, as well as the revolving doors of the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Arizona Cardinals and Jacksonville Jaguars — silly season is officially upon us.

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