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  1. Past proves that November isn't safe for college football contend...

    Chris Low

    Nick Saban, Jimbo Fisher caution about what November holds after upsets in their past.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  2. College football - Steve Spurrier puts plan in place for South Ca...

    Chris Low

    Steve Spurrier took his lumps early in his South Carolina tenure, but he's seeing his plan come to fruition with the Gamecocks sitting at No. 3 in the polls and emerging as Alabama's main contender in the SEC.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  3. Don't sleep on SEC East in national title talk

    Chris Low

    Had somebody predicted in August that the SEC would go into the month of October with three legitimate national championship contenders -- all from the same division -- nobody would have raised an eyebrow. After all, Alabama, LSU and Arkansas all ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  4. SEC predictions: Week 3

    Chris Low

    Just like the grind of the SEC separates the contenders from the pretenders on the field, it also separates those who can pick games and those who can't. We have three league games on tap this week plus an ACC vs. SEC battle over in Death Valley (...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  5. For openers, Bulldogs look like a contender

    Chris Low

    Dan Mullen could do without the suspensions and some of the sloppiness early in the game. Otherwise, No.20-ranked Mississippi State looked the part of a legitimate Western Division contender on Thursday night in the Bulldogs' season opener. The...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  6. SEC Heisman watch

    Chris Low

    The Heisman Trophy ballots have to be turned in next week. Here's the way I would rank the contenders in the SEC: 1. Auburn quarterback Cam Newton: Barring something completely unforeseen this weekend, Newton is your Heisman Trophy winner. He's be...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  7. Video: Defense and SEC contenders

    Chris Low

    Chris Low looks at the importance of defense in determining the SEC champion, and what that means for this year's contenders....

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  8. SEC predictions: Week 7

    Chris Low

    We now dive into the second half of the season, which separates the contenders from the pretenders. That goes for those of us trying to pick games, too. I sort of feel the same way about my performance in the first half of the season as Alabama...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  9. SEC Heisman Trophy watch

    Chris Low

    If the season ended today (OK, I know we've only played one week), this is how I would rank the Heisman Trophy contenders in the SEC: 1. Patrick Peterson, CB/RS, LSU: The chances of him actually winning the Heisman Trophy aren't very realistic, bu...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  10. Video: Arkansas needs a running game

    Chris Low

    Chris Low says that Arkansas will need a stable running game to be a true conference contender....

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  11. LSU gets its shot next week in Tuscaloosa

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Even now, two months into the season, it's hard to get a read on LSU. Are the Tigers genuinely a Top 10 team. Are they overrated? Are they a legitimate contender for the SEC championship? We should have a lot m...

    Blog | October 31, 2009
  12. Charting the SEC's top Heisman contenders

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low With all the talk this year about one of the most wide open Heisman Trophy races in recent memory, I got to thinking about what the race would look like if we were picking our own Heisman Trophy out of the SEC this s...

    Blog | October 28, 2009
  13. Breaking down the Heisman contenders in the SEC

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Eight players from the SEC have won the Heisman Trophy, college football's most-coveted individual prize. Will that exclusive club add a member this season? Of course, if Florida's Tim Tebow wins it again, a...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  14. Week 7 SEC helmet stickers

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Not that Florida had really gone anywhere, but the Gators served notice in Week 7 that they're every bit the contender we thought they were when the season began. Auburn and Tennessee are every bit as bad offensively as...

    Blog | October 12, 2008
  15. Vols hungry for first SEC title since '98

    Chris Low

    Tennessee moved closer to returning to SEC contender status last season, but can the Vols take the next step in 2007?

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2007