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SEC Football 2013 Spring Preview and Storylines

By Steven Lassan, 4 years 1 month ago
Thanks to seven consecutive national championships, the rest of college football is looking up at the SEC. And while there are some worthy challengers ready to make a push in 2013, there appears to be no end in sight to the SEC’s recent string of dominance. Alabama defeated Notre Dame in January to earn its second consecutive national championship, and Nick Saban’s team is the overwhelming...

NFL Draft Rankings 2013: Running Backs

By Braden Gall, 4 years 1 month ago
Each year a unique set of prospects enters the professional ranks with a chance to make an immediate impact on the country’s most powerful sport. The 2013 NFL Draft, held April 25-27, won’t be any different. The running back position has become one of the easiest to find in the middle and late rounds each year. For every Adrian Peterson taken in the first round, there has been a Ray Rice...

Ranking the SEC's College Football Coaching Jobs for 2013

By Athlon Sports, 4 years 2 months ago
We have ranked every college football program in the country, based on the attractiveness of the position from a coaching perspective. We considered many factors — tradition, facilities, location, money  — but in the end, we simply asked ourselves the following question: Where would we want to coach? Today we focus on the SEC. (Note: Current or impending NCAA sanctions...

SEC East Football Schedule Analysis for 2013

By Braden Gall, 4 years 2 months ago
With signing day in the books, spring practice is just around the corner for all 125 FBS teams. And it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming season and some of the key games on the schedule. The SEC East appears to be a three-team battle atop the standings next season. Georgia and South Carolina are the likely frontrunners, with Florida slightly behind the Bulldogs and...

2013 College Football Recruiting Rankings No. 4: Florida Gators

By Braden Gall, 4 years 2 months ago
College football's 2013 National Signing Day is in the books and Athlon Sports kicks off its 2013 team recruiting rankings countdown with an in-depth look at the best classes in the nation. Florida head coach Will Muschamp was not happy on National Signing Day. It had nothing to do with his elite top-five class ranking or deep collection of future Gators stars. No, he was worn out from a...

Ranking the Best College Football-Basketball Coach Tandems in the SEC

By David Fox, 4 years 2 months ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which school’s fanbase is most likely to be satisfied from September to March? A handful of schools may have an accomplished football coach while the basketball...

College Football Recruiting: SEC Team Consensus Rankings for 2013

By Braden Gall, 4 years 2 months ago
Recruiting in the SEC is downright nasty. It is a cutthroat, cannibalistic big business that is microscopically analyzed by fans, administrators and media members alike. Recruiting in the SEC is unlike recruiting in any other league. And the team rankings bare that out in painful clarity. Well, painful if you are coaching in any other major conference. That said, one recruiting class does...

10 College Football True Freshmen Likely to Make an Impact in 2013

By Steven Lassan, 4 years 2 months ago
The first Wednesday in February for college football coaches is almost like Christmas morning. With national signing day in the books, each coach can officially talk about their recruiting class after months of hard work, which includes anywhere from 10-30 prospects. While no coach will admit they aren’t happy with their signing class, there are plenty of clear winners. Alabama brought in...

College Football Team Recruiting Rankings: Top 25 Consensus for 2013

By Braden Gall, 4 years 2 months ago
Recruiting is the lifeblood of college football. Without good players, winning championships is nearly impossible. But there is much debate as too just how much recruiting rankings matter. Here is something for doubters to consider: Alabama has claimed the No. 1 class in the nation three of the last six years and their average national recruiting ranking of 1.8 (by Rivals) over the last five...

Football Recruiting: Ranking the 2013 SEC Early Enrollees

By Braden Gall, 4 years 2 months ago
Here is a complete list and ranking of SEC early football enrollees for the Class of 2013: 1. Georgia Bulldogs (13): Few teams have ever brought in a bigger early enrollee class than this year's Georgia Bulldogs. Three or four potential defensive backs get to campus just as Shawn Williams, Sanders Cummings and Baccari Rambo depart for the NFL. A pair of star linebackers in Reggie Carter...