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  1. It's time to give some back to the players

    Chris Low

    I saw recently where NCAA president Mark Emmert said he was confident that presidents would "keep student-athlete welfare front of mind" as the details are finalized in the new college football playoff. Let's all be real for a moment. The cash thi...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  2. Podcast: NCAA president Dr. Mark Emmert

    Chris Low

    NCAA president Dr. Mark Emmert weighs in on the NCAA tournament, the state of amateur athletics, changes to the college football postseason, conference realignment and more....

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  3. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    A Friday stroll around the SEC: Steve Spurrier's plan to pay college football players isn't close to being generous enough, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News. The SEC presidents will vote on Friday about what to do concerning overs...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  4. More props for Gamecocks' Jeffery

    Chris Low

    South Carolina receiver Alshon Jeffery is the top SEC player listed among Gil Brandt's top 100 college football players to watch next season who are eligible for the 2012 draft. Brandt, now an analyst for, was the vice president for player...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  5. Pain still lingers for Hogs' Broyles

    Chris Low

    The House of Pain countdown is complete, and Texas' 15-14 season-ending win over Arkansas in 1969 (with President Richard Nixon in the stands) gets the nod as the most painful outcome in college football history. Frank Broyles, Arkansas' legendary...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  6. Lunchtime links: Obama's gift from the Tide

    Chris Low

    Making the rounds in the SEC: President Barack Obama's gift from Alabama -- a No. 13 Crimson Tide helmet -- will forever be linked to Cory Reamer, who wore No. 13 his entire career at Alabama. Junior college newcomer Matt Simms is back to norma...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  7. Lunchtime links: Saban on board with appeal

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Some SEC links to digest as we head into the weekend: Columnist Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News writes that Alabama coach Nick Saban supports president Robert Witt's decision to appeal the NCAA sa...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  8. Alabama plans to appeal penalties

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Alabama president Robert Witt announced Wednesday that the university will appeal sanctions handed down last week by the NCAA as a result of the textbook scandal. It's unclear at this point what all Alabama...

    Blog | June 17, 2009
  9. Politics and playoffs don't mix

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low DESTIN, Fla. -- With everybody from President Obama to members of Congress all weighing in on how college football should determine its national champion, Kentucky coach Rich Brooks offered the most sensible as...

    Blog | May 29, 2009
  10. BCS faces more scrutiny

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Is the BCS system in trouble? Opponents of the way major college football determines its national champion are lining up, and they include President Barack Obama. Now the BCS faces an antitrust lawsuit from the atto...

    Blog | April 01, 2009
  11. Florida's Machen not a fan of the BCS

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low All those playoff proponents in college football can take solace in the fact that there's at least one high-profile president out there who doesn't like the BCS. Florida's Bernie Machen, whose ...

    Blog | February 23, 2009
  12. Petrino not a fan of Obama's playoff plan

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low President-elect Barack Obama's proposed plan for an eight-team playoff in college football was welcomed by many coaches around the country. But not everybody is on board with Obama's plan. "I think he ought to call...

    Blog | November 19, 2008