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  1. Instant Analysis: Ole Miss 38, Pittsburgh 17

    Edward Aschoff

    Thanks to 24-point first half and commanding performance by its defense throughout the afternoon, Ole Miss captured its first bowl victory since 2009 with a 38-17 win over Pittsburgh in front of a sea of red that was a part of a record crowd of 59,13...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  2. Pregame: BBVA Compass Bowl

    Edward Aschoff

    Pittsburgh (6-6, 3-4 Big East) vs. Ole Miss (6-6, 3-5 SEC) Who to watch: It's pretty obvious that the most popular person wearing a football jersey in the state of Mississippi is Ole Miss wide receiver Donte Moncrief. The 6-foot-2, 214-pound sopho...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  3. Ole Miss keys for BBVA Compass Bowl

    Edward Aschoff

    Here are three keys for Ole Miss in its matchup with Pittsburgh in Saturday's BBVA Compass Bowl (1 p.m. ET, ESPN): 1. Patience is a virtue: Pittsburgh has a pretty sturdy defense. Even with those six losses on the season, the Panthers' defense ran...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  4. Strong glad he stayed at Louisville

    Edward Aschoff

    NEW ORLEANS -- The moment Charlie Strong decided he wasn't taking his talents to Knoxville, Tenn., many people around the college football world were stunned by his decision to spurn the SEC and remain at Louisville. He'd be making more money and ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  5. Sugar Bowl X factors

    Edward Aschoff

    We're officially in BCS mode here on the SEC blog, and with No. 3 Florida taking on No. 21 Louisville in tonight's Allstate Sugar Bowl, we've asked for a little assistance when it comes to checking out tonight's X factors. Big East/ACC blogger And...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  6. Welcome to the SEC Missouri

    Edward Aschoff

    Well, the worst kept secret is finally out and the SEC has a new brother to play with. Sunday, the SEC officially welcomed in Missouri, who will leave the Big 12. For those counting at home, that makes 14 members in the SEC. The Tigers will com...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  7. Mike Tirico looks at conference expansion

    Edward Aschoff

    Conference expansion talk is just getting bigger and bigger these days. ESPN colleague Mike Tirico dove a little deeper in the discussion on his podcast. Tirico talks with former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese, Nebraska chancellor Harvey Pe...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  8. Instant Analysis: Vanderbilt 41, Houston 24

    Edward Aschoff

    It was a wild one in Birmingham, Ala., but behind 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, Vanderbilt defeated Houston 41-24 in the BBVA Compass Bowl. The Commodores opened the game with a 24-0 lead at halftime before allowing the Cougars to sc...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  9. BBVA Compass Bowl preview

    Edward Aschoff

    Vanderbilt is looking to win back-to-back bowl games for the first time, while Houston wants to show that its high-powered offense can send another SEC defense reeling in the postseason. The Commodores (8-4) and Cougars (8-4) meet in the BBVA Comp...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  10. Biggest junior shoes to fill in the SEC West

    Edward Aschoff

    Now that we've looked at five underclassmen's big shoes that have to be filled in the SEC East, it's time to check out five underclassmen leaving big holes for their respective teams in the SEC West: Alvin Bailey, OG, Arkansas: Bailey's decision ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  11. What we learned in the SEC: Week 9

    Edward Aschoff

    Alabama is still really, really good, and we have a new king of the East: 1. The East is Georgia's to lose: After being counted out heading into their big matchup with Florida, the Bulldogs are now atop the East again. That brutal loss to South Ca...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  12. What to watch in the SEC: Week 9

    Edward Aschoff

    We've got a few big games in the SEC this weekend and here's what you should be watching out for in Week 9: 1. Taking the East: It'll be quite the party in Jacksonville on Saturday, as this game will essentially decide the SEC East. If Florida win...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  13. The SEC East now has the 'Big Three'

    Edward Aschoff

    With all due respect to the SEC West, the East has it going on this year. I said before the season that the West had the muscle, but the East would be more fun to watch. Well, after four weeks, it looks like the East doesn't just have a more ex...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  14. What we learned in the SEC: Week 4

    Edward Aschoff

    It's time to take a look at what we learned from a another weekend of football in the SEC: 1. The East has a trio of legit contenders: Heading into the season, it was the SEC Western Division that had the big three. Now, it looks like the East mig...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  15. Missouri gets top WR Green-Beckham

    Edward Aschoff

    Missouri will be bringing a big-time wideout to the SEC East in 2012. The Tigers got great news Wednesday morning when No. 1 wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham (Springfield, Mo./ Hillcrest) picked Missouri over longtime favorite Arkansas. Arka...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  16. Criticism not distracting Georgia

    Edward Aschoff

    Mark Richt doesn't get it. He doesn't see what the fuss is about and he doesn't understand why people are making such a big deal about the second week of a long season. Yes, Georgia opens SEC play against East favorite South Carolina. And, yes,...

    Blog | September 08, 2011