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SEC's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2018

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 1 day ago
If you want to win big in college football, it’s no secret that you’re going to need some quality play out of the most important position on the field — quarterback. If there’s any doubt about it, just look up recent Heisman Trophy winners and note how tilted the list is toward the position.   While the SEC has trended up and down when it comes to play under center...

Ranking the Toughest Games on Alabama Football's Schedule

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 week 3 days ago
Despite suffering an upset loss to Auburn in the 2017 Iron Bowl, the Alabama Crimson Tide snuck into the College Football Playoff and emerged with the sixth national championship of the Nick Saban era. But looking ahead to 2018, a repeat will be difficult.   First and foremost, Saban must replace an incredible amount of talent, including 12 players selected in the 2018 NFL Draft (four in...

Ranking the SEC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2018

By Rob McVey, 1 week 4 days ago
Year in and year out, the SEC provides more than its fair share of college football’s toughest matchups. And it takes a very special team to successfully navigate the weekly grind of a typical SEC football schedule. While every SEC slate is a slugfest in its own right, not every schedule is created equally. Some teams within the conference will face more difficult paths than others in 2018...

College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it’s never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC’s Sam Darnold, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. However, the next group of stars is ready to emerge at the FBS level...

Ranking the SEC's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2018

By Rob McVey, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The unforgiving nature of having to face eight other SEC teams every season can be daunting enough on its own. That’s why most SEC teams tend to err on the side of caution when scheduling their non-conference opposition year after year. It’s a strategy that draws plenty of criticism from the rest of the college football world. But if the 2018 schedule is any indication, the...

5 Alabama Crimson Tide 2019 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 weeks 2 days ago
The Alabama Crimson Tide set a new record with 12 players selected in the 2018 NFL Draft. Four former Alabama stars – defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, defensive lineman Da’Ron Payne, linebacker Rashaan Evans, and receiver Calvin Ridley – were first-round picks. Overall, eight defensive players, three offensive players and punter JK Scott all heard their names called during...

Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Led by Missouri’s Drew Lock and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, the SEC boasts a deep group of quarterbacks for the 2018 season. Lock earned first-team All-SEC honors last fall, while Tagovailoa is poised for a breakout year – if he can beat Jalen Hurts for the starting job. Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham, Mississippi State’s Nick Fitzgerald and Georgia’s Jake Fromm round...

Top 25 SEC 2019 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Rob McVey, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The 2018 NFL Draft is now officially in the books. And for the 12th consecutive year, the SEC had more players selected than any other conference in the nation. To be exact, 53 of the SEC’s top performers were chosen by NFL teams in this year’s draft. That matches last year’s total and includes 10 players taken in the first round alone. To no one’s surprise, Alabama led...

Early 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things jump out right away – it’s heavy on defensive players and there are quite a few Clemson Tigers.   Clemson, which has been a College...

Alabama Crimson Tide 2018 Football Schedule and Analysis

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 month 18 hours ago
Spring practice is in the books for the defending national champions, and the Alabama Crimson Tide can turn attention fully to the 2018 college football season. Nick Saban has a new-look coaching staff following the loss of both coordinators and multiple assistants, and a new-look roster after the graduation of eight senior starters (plus both specialists) and five early NFL draft entrants. Of...