SEC Articles

Bret Bielema
The 2015 college football season may have not ended the way fan bases for both Kansas State and Arkansas had hoped, but both squads gutted out a tough conference schedule to become bowl eligible, landing an invitation to the 59th Liberty Bowl in...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Thursday’s Cotton Bowl matchup between Alabama and Michigan State is one of the most anticipated of the college football bowl season. Both teams have shown perseverance throughout the year and match up extremely well against each other....
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Carl Nassib
The last and only time Penn State and Georgia played there was a national championship on the line. Clearly, the stakes are far less rewarding this time around as the two prepare to help kick off the Jan. 2 bowl action. Penn State and Georgia each...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Laquon Treadwell
The Ole Miss Rebels and Oklahoma State Cowboys will meet in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day following a season that included highs and lows for both teams. Ole Miss emerged as an SEC championship and national title contender...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago
Jabrill Peppers
Despite underwhelming showings to end the season, if you would have told the fan bases of both Michigan (9-3) and Florida (10-3) at the start of the year they would be playing another Power 5 opponent in a New Year’s Day bowl game with a...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Jalen Hurd
Prior to the start of the 2015 season, It was not a forgone conclusion that the Northwestern Wildcats (10-2 overall, 6-2 Big 10) would even make a bowl game, much less a New Year’s Day bowl game. Those sentiments quickly changed following a...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
The fact that the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is one of the College Football Playoff’s “New Year’s Six” games is not all that surprising when you look at its history. Even when the game was played in Atlanta’s Fulton County...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Once you cross into January, college football bowl season takes a drastically different look. A lot of the games in December featured motivation issues while these are filled mostly with teams who want to be where they are and want to make a good...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Kevin Sumlin
The Louisville Cardinals (7-5) and the Texas A&M Aggies (8-4) have essentially had the same season. One full of overcoming injuries along with a campaign of losing games they should have won. The greatest challenge for both teams, however, has...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
A heavyweight, physical battle is set to unfold in Arlington, Texas on Dec. 31, as Alabama and Michigan State meet in a playoff semifinal in the Cotton Bowl for a trip to the College Football National Championship. 60 minutes and a victory is all...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Vernon Adams
College football 2015-16 bowl season has almost reached its halfway point. With 20 games in the books, 21 contests remain, including the New Year’s Six matchups and the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The first portion of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dak Prescott
NC State and Mississippi State meet on the gridiron for only the sixth time on Wednesday afternoon in the Belk Bowl. Both schools come into the game with winning records, despite losing to in-state rivals in the final week of the regular...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
Seemingly every autumn, college football collectively sets the bar higher than it had in previous years. The 2015 campaign featured an abundance of breath-taking moments across all levels, in the process setting a new standard of excellence in the...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
When LSU and Texas Tech meet on Dec. 29 in the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl, two different and distinct styles of play will go head-to-head as a treat for old school fans and the new generation. The Texas Bowl has a short-lived history taking...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Josh Rosen
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Connor Cook
What is great about college football is that every season seems to offer a new handful of memories that can be shared and remembered for years to come. In 2015 we saw plenty of great comebacks and nailbiters filled with monster individual...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
When it comes to the SEC you may not think of high-flying offenses that put up scores you might expect to see more commonly in the Big 12 or Pac-12, but even the SEC got involved in some high-scoring contests this season. And yes, there was a nice...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
College football’s regular season concluded with Navy’s win over Army on Dec. 12, leaving 41 postseason games as all that’s left of the 2015 campaign. This year produced plenty of memorable endings and clutch performances,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Chad Kelly
Not all college football bowl games are created equal. Some bowls go down in history and some shape the future of a team. Others provide decent background noise for a late-December nap. Then there are those, let's face it, that shouldn't be...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
The college football regular season is all wrapped up and bowl season is upon us. That doesn't mean there isn't plenty of outrageousness that'll take place. If anything, bowl season opens up the door for even more crazy occurrences....
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
With the completion of college football’s regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers from 2015. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there was no shortage of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
While 2015 wasn’t the SEC’s best or deepest season in terms of overall team strength, the league still ended the year with eight teams with eight wins or more, including Alabama at 12-1 and No. 2 overall in the final College Football...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama has its second Heisman Trophy winner with Saturday's announcement that Derrick Henry is the 2015 recipient. And, at a place like Alabama where old-school, smash-mouth football still carries the day, it seems only fitting that...
Erik Stinnett
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama running back Derrick Henry claimed the 2015 Heisman Trophy on Saturday night as college football’s most outstanding player, edging Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson for the No. 1 spot....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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