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Bednarik Award watch list is SEC-loaded

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
Fifteen SEC players made the cut Monday on the watch list for the Bednarik Award, an honor presented annually to the top defensive player in college football. The league’s impressive representation on the 76-player list is no surprise given the returning talent on the defensive side of the football this season. RELATED: 2014 Maxwell Award watch list includes 13 SEC standouts Three Georgia...

13 SEC players named to Maxwell Award watch list

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
The watch list for the Maxwell Award, presented by the Maxwell Football Club and given annually to the national player of the year in college football, has been released and it includes several noteworthy players from the SEC. The Maxwell recipient often differs from the Heisman Trophy winner and has been presented annually since 1937. RELATED: Bednarik Award watch list loaded with SEC players...

Bovada releases national championship odds for 2014

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
Recently, Bovada is in full college football mode. The site released their 2014 SEC Championship odds last week, along with the national championship odds for 51 different teams. Twelve different SEC teams were included in the odds, but Kentucky and Vanderbilt weren’t listed. Coming at no surprise, Florida State has the best odds to win the championship, with Alabama being the SEC’s team...

The Best Stadiums in College Football (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 3 years 4 months ago
It’s a cliché for a reason and it’s survived more than 2,000 years for a reason. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” — which some say first originated in 3rd century B.C. — applies to most subjective arguments hundreds of years later. Especially, when it comes to ranking things in the college football world. Ranking past teams,...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 years 4 months ago
 College football’s postseason format has changed significantly last year, with 2014 the first season of a four-team playoff.As a result of the new playoff format, the changes in the postseason extended to the bowl games.Whether it was a change in date or conference affiliation, nearly every bowl game was impacted by the new format.While there will be an adjustment period on...

11 SEC teams will go bowling, according to Phil Steele

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
College football analyst Phil Steele says 11 SEC teams will reach the postseason in 2014. Steele has Alabama playing in the College Football Playoff championship game against Florida State and losing. Auburn and Georgia are projected to play in marquee New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day games this year. RELATED: 9 SEC teams are ranked in top preseason top 40 Arkansas, Kentucky and Vanderbilt are...

Already on board: SEC’s top 31 commitments- No. 26 Hale Hentges, Alabama

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
With 7 months to go before national signing day, SDS will spend the month of July counting down the best current commitments in the SEC. Here’s a day-by-day ‘month of July’ look at the top 31 players who are already committed to SEC schools, counting them down from No. 31 down to No. 1 on July 31st. No. 26 – Hale Hentges, TE/DE, 6-5/230 COMMITTED TO: Alabama. HOMETOWN/SCHOOL:...

A look at hypothetical SEC playoff teams during the BCS era

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
Aaron Brenner of the Post and Courier recently did a hypothetical breakdown of ‘what if’ the College Football Playoff had been in place all along. Go read it. The breakdown started back in 1936, but let’s take a gander at the results from the BCS era, which started with Tennessee’s 1998 national championship win over Florida State. RELATED: Ranking the SEC’s best teams during BCS era...

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake arrested for obstructing governmental operations

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
Alabama junior running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning on a misdemeanor charge of obstructing government operations, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. Bond was set at $1,000. According to the criminal code of Alabama, obstructing governmental operations is defined by the following: (a) A person commits the crime of obstructing governmental operations if...

Alabama offensive lineman leaves team

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 4 months ago
Alabama redshirt freshman offensive lineman Brandon Hill says he’s leaving the program and that he’s been released from his scholarship. With that being said I have been released from the University of Alabama! I want to thank the coaches for all they support! #RollTide — NOTORIOUS B.I.G B (@BrandonHill_RTR) July 3, 2014 Im leaving by choice..dont get confused now! — NOTORIOUS B.I.G...