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  1. SEC will roll with the coming changes

    Chris Low

    DESTIN, Fla. -- Former SEC commissioner Roy Kramer still gets a kick out of reminding coaches, and even media members, of all of the gloom and doom they were spreading when the league made the bold move in 1992 of going to a conference championship g...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  2. No shortage of good 'D' in the SEC

    Chris Low

    Nobody has ever accused the SEC of being full of offensive juggernauts, but the NCAA statistics heading into this week's conference championship games suggest there's been some serious defense played in the SEC this season. Four of the top five te...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  3. Did you know: SEC championship game

    Chris Low

    A little bit of this and a little bit of that as we point toward Saturday's SEC championship game between Auburn and South Carolina: History is not on Auburn's side. The No. 1 team in the BCS standings has lost its conference championship game ea...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  4. Chris Low: An unlikely champion silences the critics

    Chris Low

    Chattanooga entered the SoCon tournament with a losing record. The Mocs left with an improbable title, a defiant coach and five senior starters who will dance for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2009
  5. Chris Low: Sweet redemption for East Tennessee State

    Chris Low

    East Tennessee State lost in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament semifinals in heartbreaking fashion last year to Belmont, making this year's championship win -- and NCAA tourney invite -- that much sweeter.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2009
  6. Center(s) of attention in the SEC

    Chris Low

    There are always debates this time of year as we anticipate the start of another college football season. Who's the favorite to win the national championship? Which is the strongest conference? Who's the Heisman Trophy front-runner? What'...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  7. Gary Pinkel of Missouri Tigers gets new deal, to make $3.1 millio...

    Chris Low

    The Missouri Tigers have rewarded Gary Pinkel by making him the latest SEC football coach to join the $3 million club.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  8. Florida State Seminoles a threat to SEC streak of seven BCS Natio...

    Chris Low

    Just when it seemed the SEC's national championship streak was about to end, Auburn found a way to carry the league torch to Pasadena. But Florida State is the most formidable foe any SEC team has faced in a BCS Championship Game yet.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2013
  9. College football - SEC championship game serves as de facto play-...

    Chris Low

    Other conferences will stage their championship games this weekend, but the SEC is the only one staging a title game that carries national championship implications. And don't think a playoff will change that.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  10. It's never been about style in the SEC

    Chris Low

    The SEC haters will continue to hate. That's what happens when a conference has won six straight national championships and receives the kind of national publicity this league does. There's a point where enough is enough, and the rest of colleg...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  11. Neutral sites for college playoff games?

    Chris Low

    My colleague, Mark Schlabach, is reporting that the FBS conference commissioners and other power brokers in college football are looking at neutral-site games for the semifinals and championship game if a four-team playoff comes to fruition....

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  12. SEC closes season on top

    Chris Low

    Not that it should come as anybody's surprise, but the SEC finished atop ESPN's Stats & Info's Conference Power Rankings this season after winning its sixth straight BCS national championship on Monday night. The streak of national titles is o...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  13. Season recap: Arkansas

    Chris Low

    ARKANSAS Record: 10-2, 6-2 SEC In any other conference, Arkansas might be sporting a championship ring right now and making plans for a BCS bowl. But Alabama and LSU also reside in the SEC's rugged Western Division, and the Hogs didn't have ...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  14. Auburn Tigers coach Gene Chizik gets significant raise

    Chris Low

    Fresh off winning the BCS national championship, Auburn coach Gene Chizik is getting a bump in salary that will make him one of the Southeastern Conference's highest-paid coaches.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  15. Florida sweeps SEC All-Sports titles

    Chris Low

    On the strength of eight conference championships, Florida swept the 2010-11 SEC All-Sports title in all three divisions -- overall, men's and women's. Auburn, which won the SEC football championship and the BCS national championship, finished fou...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  16. SEC enjoying rare dominance

    Chris Low

    Thanks to the Stats & Info folks at ESPN, we discover that winning five straight national championships by different teams in the same conference is really unheard of when you start looking at different sports. It's never happened in college b...

    Blog | January 12, 2011