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  1. Roy Kramer bids adieu to his BCS creation

    Chris Low

    As college football ushers out the BCS this season, founding father Roy Kramer will know very contentedly that it served its purpose.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  2. Father of Tide signee arrested

    Chris Low

    The recruitment of Alabama signee Reuben Foster was about as bizarre as it gets, but nothing beats Friday's bombshell. Authorities say a man who was arrested after spending 16 years on the run for allegedly shooting his estranged wife while she wa...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  3. Saban learned finer details from his father

    Chris Low

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Some of the best insight on why Alabama coach Nick Saban is the way he is when it comes to attention to detail and focusing on what's right in front of him can be traced to his late father. They called him "Big Nick" back ...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  4. Another Jones on the horizon

    Chris Low

    Barrett Jones has already made a name for himself at Alabama. He was the Outland Trophy winner last season. His father, Rex, played basketball at Alabama in the early 1980s, and one of his brothers, Harrison, is currently a tight end for the Crims...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  5. LSU also losing Reuben Randle to draft

    Chris Low

    LSU receiver Rueben Randle will also make himself available for the NFL draft, Randle's father told The Baton Rouge Advocate. That means the Tigers are losing an SEC-high four underclassmen to pro football. Cornerback Morris Claiborne and defensiv...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  6. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Hope everyone has a great (and long) July 4 weekend. First, though, a few links: Mark McCarter of The Huntsville Times suspects that the SEC athletic directors voted against Cam Newton's father in not voting for Newton as the SEC's Male Athlete o...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  7. Kirk Olivadotti joins Georgia's staff

    Chris Low

    Georgia coach Mark Richt has filled his linebackers job with the hiring of Kirk Olivadotti, who's coached in the Washington Redskins' organization for the past 11 seasons. The tie is Olivadotti's father, Tom Olivadotti, who coached with Georgia de...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  8. Beamer joining father at Virginia Tech

    Chris Low

    Shane Beamer, who played a key role in elevating South Carolina's recruiting over the past three years, is leaving the Gamecocks' staff to join his father, Frank Beamer, at Virginia Tech. The younger Beamer had served as the Gamecocks' recruiting ...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  9. Cecil Newton not attending the game

    Chris Low

    Cam Newton's father, Cecil Newton, is not attending the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game, Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs told the Associated Press. Jacobs said the decision for Cecil Newton not to attend was "mutually agreed upon." ...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  10. Kicking it with Auburn's Jay Jacobs, Part II

    Chris Low

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Cam Newton controversy resonated around the college football world for most of the month of November. The NCAA and Auburn agreed that Newton's father, Cecil Newton, did engage in a scheme to try and solicit money from Miss...

    Blog | January 09, 2011
  11. State of Mississippi probing Newton case

    Chris Low

    The Mississippi Secretary of State's office is continuing to interview people in connection with allegations that Cam Newton's father, Cecil Newton, solicited money in turn for his son to sign with Mississippi State last November. Former Mississip...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  12. Cobb gets one last shot at Vols in Neyland

    Chris Low

    Randall Cobb, Kentucky's Mr. Do-It-All, figures he's seen 30 games or more in Neyland Stadium. Growing up 15 minutes away in nearby Alcoa, Tenn., Cobb caught the Big Orange fever at an early age thanks to his father, Randall Cobb, Sr. "I was a ...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  13. Happy (early) Father's Day

    Chris Low

    In celebration of Father's Day Sunday (and a shout out to all the fathers out there), here's a look at some of the players in the SEC with famous dads and players who are legacies at their schools: Jake Bequette, DE, Arkansas: Jay Bequette played ce...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  14. Lunchtime links: Brantley's dad battling cancer

    Chris Low

    A check of what's making headlines in the SEC: Florida quarterback John Brantley says his father is battling prostate cancer and will undergo surgery in March, reports David Jones of Florida Today. Georgia's offensive coaches are fe...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  15. Lunchtime links: Georgia not deterred

    Chris Low

    Our Christmas Eve edition of lunchtime links: Georgia isn't deterred by its bowl destination, and the Bulldogs insist they will be ready to play Monday in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl. Mark Ingram's imprisoned father has done his best to...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  16. Alabama's McElroy 'going back to Cali'

    Chris Low

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Going back to California carries special memories for Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy, who moved from Los Angeles to Texas when he was 10. His father, Greg McElroy Sr., used to work for the Los Angeles Dodgers and is now the s...

    Blog | December 22, 2009