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  1. Oregon, Pac-12 winners, LSU, SEC losers in NFL draft early entrie...

    Chris Low

    LSU and the SEC are hit hard by early departures, while Oregon and the Pac-12 get a big boost from players returning.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  2. Saban looks to dip back into the Bayou

    Chris Low

    No rivalry in college football the past few years has had a greater impact on the national championship race than Alabama versus LSU. Between them, they've won four of the past six national championships, and they squared off against each other in...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  3. Alabama trio to finalize jump to NFL

    Chris Low

    The feeling in and around the Alabama football program coming out of its 42-14 win over Notre Dame in the Discover BCS National Championship was that offensive tackle D.J. Fluker, running back Eddie Lacy and cornerback Dee Milliner had all played the...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  4. College football - Will to win drives Nick Saban

    Chris Low

    Alabama coach Nick Saban might be heading toward coaching immortality. What does it mean to him? He doesn't know because he's too busy living in the moment.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  5. Auburn's Blake embraces fresh start

    Chris Low

    As one of the unquestioned leaders on Auburn's football team, Emory Blake has a problem with anybody labeling last season as a transition year. Sure, the Tigers were coming off an unbeaten 14-0 season and national championship in 2010, and it's a ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  6. Saban, Alabama assistants cash in

    Chris Low

    Fresh off his second national championship in the last three years, Alabama coach Nick Saban has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension and raise, which was approved Monday by the university's board of trustees. Saban's deal now runs thr...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  7. SEC mailbag: National title run over?

    Chris Low

    You inquire, and I do my best to answer. It's time for the weekly SEC mailbag: James in Niceville, Fla., writes: I'm starting to think that the SEC's national championship run is going to end this season. When do the BCS standings come out, and ho...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  8. Rating the SEC draft prospects

    Chris Low

    According to ESPN's Scouts Inc., Alabama has the most NFL talent in the SEC this season. We'll find out soon enough if that translates into a second straight national championship for the Crimson Tide. Alabama had six players ranked among the t...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  9. 2004 Auburn team deserved better

    Chris Low

    The Associated Press says there won't be a revote for the 2004 national championship. That's a shame, too. I thought at the time that Auburn at least deserved a shot at the championship, and in many ways, was the best team in the country. Af...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  10. Alabama Crimson Tide star Rolando McClain opts to enter NFL draft...

    Chris Low

    Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain, the centerpiece of the Crimson Tide's national championship defense, announced Monday that he was skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2010
  11. Gators lose few players from championship team

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Ivan Maisel In case you were looking for another reason to pick Florida to defend its national championship, the NFL provided a big one last weekend. The Gators lost only three players in the draft and only two of them -- wid...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  12. Spikes says first round would be hard to turn down

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Several of the Florida defensive players, along with defensive coordinator Charlie Strong, met with the media Saturday morning at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Some of the highligh...

    Blog | January 03, 2009
  13. Tim Tebow of Florida Gators to have draft value projected

    Chris Low

    Florida quarterback Tim Tebow will request a projection from the NFL advisory committee on where he could expect to go in April's draft.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2008
  14. College football - Unhealthy culture contributed to Steve Spurrie...

    Chris Low

    Along with Alabama's Nick Saban, South Carolina's Steve Spurrier is the gold standard for coaches in the SEC. But his brief tenure in the NFL tells another story.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  15. SEC teams of the decade

    Chris Low

    Considering that five of the national championships last decade were won by SEC teams, picking the top teams of the decade within the conference shouldn't be too hard, right? The hard part is holding it to 10, and even harder is ranking the 10. ...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  16. Tweaking aside, Tebow's still going to be Tebow

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Referring to it as the reinventing of Tim Tebow would probably be a bit strong. Refining, maybe. But certainly not reinventing. The Gators' senior quarterback -- the same guy with two national championships and ...

    Blog | July 02, 2009