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  1. 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
  2. Countdown to SEC kickoff: 22 days

    Chris Low

    The head coaches come and go in the SEC like the latest reality show on television. One day, they're here. The next day, they're gone. The exception has been Mark Richt, who's entering his 13th season at Georgia. He's the dean of SEC coaches who's...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  3. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Making the rounds on a Tuesday: Scot Loeffler is gone, and Auburn is better for it, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of AL.com. Josh Holsey will pull double duty in Auburn's secondary. Georgia coach Mark Richt is evasive about the status of place-kick...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  4. A calmer version of Aaron Murray?

    Chris Low

    One of the knocks on Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is that he tends to put too much pressure on himself, particularly in the big games, and doesn't perform as well in those situations. Coach Mark Richt isn't ready to go there, but he has seen w...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Making our way around the SEC on a Wednesday from sunny Destin, Fla.: Nick Saban and James Franklin symbolize the divide in the SEC over scheduling. Georgia's Mark Richt says his priority in the whole scheduling debate is preserving the Auburn-...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  6. Richt SEC's most underappreciated coach

    Chris Low

    It was a two-coach race, but Georgia's Mark Richt won handily in the voting by fans on who was the SEC's most underappreciated coach. Richt, who's guided the Bulldogs to the SEC championship game each of the past two seasons, received 43 percent o...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  7. Tide's Kirby Smart joins $1 million club

    Chris Low

    Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart, who's destined to be a head coach some day, will see his salary surpass the $1 million mark in 2013. The Alabama board of trustees on Tuesday approved a new deal for Smart, which will make him the highest...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  8. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Linking our way around the SEC on a Thursday: Reporter Selena Roberts defends and stands by her report that Auburn committed NCAA violations. Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wonders if anybody is surprised about more allegation...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. Georgia's defense taking shape

    Chris Low

    One of the most pressing priorities this spring for Georgia defensively was settling on a position for talented sophomore Josh Harvey-Clemons. Was he an outside linebacker or a safety? Turns out he's a little bit of both. Georgia coach Mark ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  10. Poll: Which new coach will have best 2013?

    Chris Low

    Two of the SEC's four new head coaches will get things rolling this weekend. Butch Jones' Tennessee team opens spring practice on Saturday, while Bret Bielema's Arkansas club has its first practice scheduled for Sunday. Mark Stoops and Kentucky...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  11. Richt gets deserved raise, extension

    Chris Low

    Georgia's Mark Richt deserved at least an extension on his contract in 2011 after getting the Bulldogs to the SEC championship game despite an 0-2 start. He didn't get an extension or a raise, which raised more than a few eyebrows. In fact, the bu...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  12. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Making the rounds on a Monday: Junior college quarterback Nick Marshall, who started his career at Georgia, remains firmly committed to Auburn. Mark Wiedmer of The Chattanooga Times Free Press writes that Derek Dooley is a perfect fit for the C...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  13. Best case/worst case: SEC bowls

    Chris Low

    The SEC was 5-2 in bowl games a year ago, which includes Alabama's 21-0 win against LSU in an all-SEC affair in the BCS title game. Can the SEC better that mark this season? We'll start to find out Dec. 31 when Vanderbilt takes on NC State in the ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  14. It's a 'fine line' for Georgia's Mark Richt

    Chris Low

    Georgia's Mark Richt is on the brink of winning his second consecutive SEC East Division championship and taking the Bulldogs to their second straight SEC championship game. A victory Saturday over Auburn in Jordan-Hare Stadium would punch Georgia...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  15. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Our daily check of what's shaking in the SEC: Georgia safety Shawn Williams says the Bulldogs are playing "too soft" on defense. The Florida game is big for Georgia, but is even bigger for Mark Richt, writes Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  16. Time for Bray to make his mark on the field

    Chris Low

    Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray is back in the news again ... for something other than football. Is it a big deal on the surface that he was "hot dogging" on a jet ski back in July, leading to boating charges that he settled in court on Wednesday? ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012