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Ranking the SEC’s 14 recruiting classes before National Signing Day

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
National Signing Day is Wednesday, where the SEC will close yet another chapter in the recruiting game. Things are about to get crazy as we embark on another signing day, hopefully full of surprises and SEC media attention. Related: SEC’s 10 best players by position for 2013 The SEC is torching other conferences in the recruiting rankings right now, with seven of the top 10 classes....

How many five-star offensive linemen panned out over the last 10 years?

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Previous 5-stars: Quarterbacks Running Backs Wide Receivers Offensive Linemen There are only two five-star offensive tackles in Cameron Robinson and Damian Prince in the 2013 recruiting class. Robinson is committed to Alabama, while Prince will decide between Maryland and Florida on National Signing Day. There have been 38 five-star offensive linemen over the last decade. The list includes...

How many five-star offensive linemen panned out over the last 10 years?

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Previous 5-stars: Quarterbacks Running Backs Wide Receivers Offensive Linemen There are only two five-star offensive tackles in Cameron Robinson and Damian Prince in the 2013 recruiting class. Robinson is committed to Alabama, while Prince will decide between Maryland and Florida on National Signing Day. There have been 38 five-star offensive linemen over the last decade. The list includes...

Ranking the SEC’s BCS Championship winners: 2011 Alabama Crimson Tide

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
The BCS era is officially over, and it gives way to a new College Football Playoff era, which we’ll soon learn much more about next season. The SEC dominated the BCS era, winning nine of 15 BCS Championship games. Tennessee won the first championship in 1998, and FSU ended it with their victory over Auburn this season, in an instant classic. But the middle was sandwiched by SEC dominance, and...

Ranking the SEC’s BCS Championship winners: 2011 Alabama Crimson Tide

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
The BCS era is officially over, and it gives way to a new College Football Playoff era, which we’ll soon learn much more about next season. The SEC dominated the BCS era, winning nine of 15 BCS Championship games. Tennessee won the first championship in 1998, and FSU ended it with their victory over Auburn this season, in an instant classic. But the middle was sandwiched by SEC dominance, and...

Three from SEC make college football’s top 5 ‘local’ fan bases

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Nielsen ranked college football’s top local fan bases for 2013. The study is based on a percentage of the population that’s watched or listened to the team in the past 12 months. Related: Ranking the SEC’s 14 fan bases Nielsen ranks Ohio State (Columbus) as the top local fan base, followed by Alabama (Birmingham), Arkansas (Little Rock), Tennessee (Knoxville) and Oklahoma (Oklahoma...

Three from SEC make college football’s top 5 ‘local’ fan bases

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Nielsen ranked college football’s top local fan bases for 2013. The study is based on a percentage of the population that’s watched or listened to the team in the past 12 months. Related: Ranking the SEC’s 14 fan bases Nielsen ranks Ohio State (Columbus) as the top local fan base, followed by Alabama (Birmingham), Arkansas (Little Rock), Tennessee (Knoxville) and Oklahoma (Oklahoma...

SEC adds 13 more commitments over weekend

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
As expected, the weekend was a busy one for SEC schools looking to do some last-minute shopping before the national signing day holiday. Related: Arkansas dropped two commits, HS coach heated Vanderbilt and Mississippi State were clearly the busiest. The Commodores came into the weekend with only nine commitments, thanks to the late coaching switch. With only seven commitments still remaining...

SEC adds 13 more commitments over weekend

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
As expected, the weekend was a busy one for SEC schools looking to do some last-minute shopping before the national signing day holiday. Related: Arkansas dropped two commits, HS coach heated Vanderbilt and Mississippi State were clearly the busiest. The Commodores came into the weekend with only nine commitments, thanks to the late coaching switch. With only seven commitments still remaining...

15 former SEC players won Super Bowl rings last night

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
The Seattle Seahawks just utterly destroyed the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning. Fifteen former SEC players won Super Bowl rings last night, along with two others in Michael Bennett and Red Bryant, who both played for Texas A&M in the Big 12. Related: Breaking down SEC ADs’ salaries How great was Percy Harvin last night? FSU and Oklahoma can tell you all about him. Congrats to these...