Vanderbilt University today announced that four members of its football team were suspended earlier this week for violation of team rules. As additional facts become known, Vanderbilt will take further action, if and as warranted.
For the older generation, Phil Steele is a trusted source and, really, an icon in the college football world. To a younger, digital-media-entrenched generation, Steele may not be as prominently known.
Nonetheless, Steele is a fair and balanced voice in the college football world, and every school has a press release for his preseason teams. He spends countless hours accruing data and information, putting it all in his print magazine that’s currently out on newsstands.
When Alabama is on the top of its game, it tends to loom over the rest of the sport.
When the SEC is on top — as it’s been for several seasons — Alabama has been at the top of the mountain. When Alabama, USC and Oklahoma all finished No. 1, 2 and 3 in 1978 and ’79, guess which team claimed the top spot.