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  1. Pruitt tabbed as SEC's top assistant hire

    Chris Low

    Say this for Jeremy Pruitt: He knows what a national championship defense looks like. He'll try to bring that same dimension to Georgia as the Bulldogs' first-year defensive coordinator, and the fans voting in our SportsNation poll obviously think...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Fast lane won't be too fast for Saban

    Chris Low

    The debate on whether or not college football needs a restrictor plate has been shelved. For now, anyway. To most of the coaches who want to play fast and want to play without huddling and want to keep the defense from substituting, Alabama's N...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  3. Nick Saban of Alabama Crimson Tide says pace of play bears closer...

    Chris Low

    Alabama coach Nick Saban and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema voiced their concerns about the effects of up-tempo, no-huddle offenses on player safety to the NCAA committee that passed a proposal to slow down those attacks.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  4. In defense of SEC defenses

    Chris Low

    For a league that has made its mark (and left a few bruises) with bone-crunching defense over the years, this hasn't necessarily been a season to remember in the SEC on the defensive side of the ball. Vanderbilt defensive coordinator Bob Shoop pro...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. LSU's D looks to make stand vs. Manziel

    Chris Low

    Nobody on LSU's defense went into this season with his eyes closed. That goes for everybody from veteran defensive coordinator John Chavis to senior linebacker Lamin Barrow to the horde of younger players the Tigers have played on that side of the...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  6. UA will miss Sunseri's experience, instincts

    Chris Low

    You don't measure the impact of players like Vinnie Sunseri in 40-yard dash times and sheer statistics. Sunseri's value to the Alabama defense went much deeper than that. In fact, Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart would tell you that ha...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  7. LSU's defense comes back swinging

    Chris Low

    John Chavis knows what a championship defense looks like. He's coached a few in his two decades as a defensive coordinator in the SEC, both at LSU and Tennessee. He'd be the first to tell you that the defense LSU put on the field to start this ...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  8. Hot and Not in the SEC: Week 5

    Chris Low

    Anybody hot ... or not? It's that time again as we review the week that was in the SEC. GLOWING EMBERS Alabama's intel: Alabama's defense was already fired up thanks to what the Tide perceived as smack talk by some of the Ole Miss players lead...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  9. Crimson Tide show mettle in victory

    Chris Low

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- For a league that was supposed to be all about defense, these wild offensive shootouts are suddenly becoming the norm in the SEC. Remember the good, old days -- just two short years ago -- when Alabama and LSU played an e...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  10. Alabama Crimson Tide find another way to win

    Chris Low

    Even without its trademark defense, Alabama found a way to beat Texas A&M.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  11. Countdown to SEC kickoff: 6 days

    Chris Low

    Rumor has it that they play a little defense in the SEC. Six of the seven teams winning national championships during the SEC's title streak have finished in the top 6 nationally in either total defense or scoring defense. The only one that didn't...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  12. The SEC's best 25 players: No. 5

    Chris Low

    There's no truth to the rumor that the next player in our countdown has been playing for eight seasons in the SEC. It just seems that way to opposing defenses. No. 5: Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia, Sr. 2012 summary: Murray set Georgia's single-seas...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  13. Countdown to SEC kickoff: 15 days

    Chris Low

    No stat is more important to coaches than turnover margin. To win at a high level, you better be able to take care of the football on offense and take it away on defense. That's why Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze right now isn't thrilled with some of ...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  14. Countdown to SEC kickoff: 17 days

    Chris Low

    The days are dwindling until we kick off this season in the SEC. At LSU, there will be several new faces playing key roles on defense, and that's just fine with veteran coordinator John Chavis. Today's number to dissect: 3. Sacks aren't the end-a...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  15. The SEC's best 25 players: No. 21

    Chris Low

    Jarvis Jones made quite a name for himself in Georgia's 3-4 defense, and this next guy in our countdown has that same type of big-play ability. No. 21: Jordan Jenkins, OLB, Georgia, So. 2012 summary: Jenkins made six starts as a true freshman a...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  16. Johnny Manziel ready for his encore

    Chris Low

    If you really want to get Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel riled (other than giving him a parking ticket), tell him that opposing defenses are going to be more prepared for him and the Aggies this season. "It's like they didn't know what w...

    Blog | June 26, 2013