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  1. Spurrier, Gamecocks keep defying odds

    Chris Low

    Did you see recently where Steve Spurrier said that winning was contagious? He was referring to the entire South Carolina athletic program. The women's basketball team just won its first SEC championship, and the Gamecocks' nationally ranked baseb...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  2. Poll: Who will lead SEC in rushing in 2014?

    Chris Low

    Nine of the SEC's top 13 rushers from this season will return in 2014. Who's the odds-on favorite to lead the league in rushing next season? That's your job. So go to our SportsNation poll and vote, and we'll break down the results later this w...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  3. Early odds on SEC games

    Chris Low

    It's never too early to start examining who's favored in what games next season in the SEC. Obviously, point spreads are for entertainment purposes only, but Don Best released early Golden Nugget point spreads late last week for 250 college footba...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  4. SEC players among early Heisman favorites

    Chris Low

    The sports betting site Bovada released its 2013 Heisman Trophy odds this week (only for entertainment purposes, of course), and it's no surprise that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is atop the list. Never mind that Ohio State's Archie G...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  5. Shaw, Franklin running through injuries

    Chris Low

    The unwritten rule in the SEC is that running quarterbacks don't usually make it through an entire season. The hits pile up, and so do the odds against them that they're going to be able to absorb the additional pounding for 12 or 13 games. Pro...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  6. Whose odds do you like best?

    Chris Low

    Just for fun, let's take a look at the Las Vegas odds for SEC teams to win a national championship next season. According to Bodog, Alabama is the runaway favorite in the SEC at 15-2. Here's how it breaks down in the SEC: Alabama 15-2 LSU...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  7. Odds and ends from the Plains

    Chris Low

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Jonathan Evans will start at right linebacker in place of Eltoro Freeman for Auburn. Alabama doesn't have any lineup changes, but running back Terry Grant didn't make the trip. The 1989 Auburn team was introduced before the game...

    Blog | November 27, 2009
  8. Odds and ends with South Carolina

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low A couple of thoughts on South Carolina as the Gamecocks bear down on the midway point of their spring: It's just the spring and there's still a long ways to go, but the South Carolina staff is pleased with...

    Blog | March 25, 2009
  9. Odds and ends with Mississippi State

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Now that Mississippi State's first practice of the spring is in the books, a couple of thoughts: One of the keys for the Bulldogs on defense will clearly be what kind of impact junior college newcomer Pernell ...

    Blog | March 25, 2009
  10. LSU looks to fill in the holes on offense

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low LSU opens its spring practice on Thursday, and most eyes will be on the quarterback battle. Jordan Jefferson, who ended his true freshman season as the starter, is the odds-on favorite to win the job. But LSU coach ...

    Blog | March 11, 2009
  11. Lunchtime links: Tough odds for Majors

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low We take a gander at what others are writing and saying about the SEC: Columnist John Adams of the Knoxville News-Sentinel writes that former Tennessee coach John Majors is an underdog to be elected to the College ...

    Blog | February 19, 2009
  12. SEC in the headlines: Foster beats odds

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Some of what they're writing and saying around the SEC as we count down the days to the start of practice. Vanderbilt begins on Thursday, with Alabama and South Carolina each having their first practice on Friday. Aubur...

    Blog | July 28, 2008
  13. Tennessee's Lofton quietly faced and beat cancer

    Chris Low

    Chris Lofton has faced a lot of battles in his four years at Tennessee. But none of them compared to the quiet battle he had with testicular cancer last year, writes Chris Low.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  14. Time to prep, extra motivation could allow teams to defy the odds...

    Chris Low

    After a season of upheaval, there's little doubt that bowl season will serve up a few surprises. Chris Low goes out on a limb to predict which matchups to watch.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2007
  15. Tigers, Bulldogs overcome adversity

    Chris Low

    LSU and Georgia survived adversity this season, and now both teams have a chance to grab the SEC championship.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2005