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  1. Auburn goes from agony to ecstasy

    Chris Low

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs can joke about it now. "It was a tough year last year, but not as tough as three-a-days under Pat Dye," quipped Jacobs, who played for Dye at Auburn in the early 1980s. "It was pretty clo...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  2. SEC lineage no longer required for coaches

    Chris Low

    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier looked around the room recently at a meeting of SEC head football coaches and couldn't help but notice he was in the minority. No, it had nothing to do with his customary visor, and he wasn't drawing up ball pla...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  3. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Our Tuesday stroll around the league: Butch Jones has the Big Orange Caravan rolling and recruiting along, writes John Adams of the Knoxville News-Sentinel. Former Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner signs on with Pat Dye Jr. Derrick Thomas' Coll...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  4. Memorable SEC upsets

    Chris Low

    In honor of Florida Gulf Coast's stunning run in the NCAA basketball tournament, I started thinking back to some of the biggest SEC football upsets of my lifetime. The mid- to late-1970s is about as far back as I go, but I've gone back and picked ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  5. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Checking what's making headlines in the SEC: Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News wonders if Gus Malzahn is strong enough to change Auburn for the better. Malzahn's goal is to get Auburn back to a championship level. Jonathan Wallace is re...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Future, not the past, will decide Chizik's fate

    Chris Low

    The hot-seat question has become as much a part of the SEC football experience as festive tailgate parties, fierce recruiting battles and national championship hardware. This just in: If you coach in this league, you're always on the hot seat. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  8. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Linking our way around the SEC: Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray is scheduled in court Wednesday over a boating incident. The Vols fifth-year seniors want to be the building-block class. Georgia's Jarvis Jones is ready to "seize the moment" d...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  9. The fans speak: SEC's most hated coach

    Chris Low

    We asked you on Tuesday to vote for the most hated coach in SEC history -- past or present. We're all about the love here on the SEC blog, but this is after all "Hate Week" at Seriously, this is all done in fun, and some of your response...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  10. A few famous ties in the SEC

    Chris Low

    In keeping with the spirit of the World Cup, my colleague, Ivan Maisel, has a piece on famous ties in college football history. Hard to believe that it's been 15 years since the tie was replaced by overtime in college football. It's certa...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  11. Lunchtime links: LSU's Toliver breaks hand

    Chris Low

    Some of what's going on in the SEC: LSU receiver Terrance Toliver, who was involved in a bar fight last weekend, has a broken hand, but will continue to practice this spring. LSU coach Les Miles said Toliver will be punished internally. ...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  12. 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
  13. Kicking it with Gene Chizik, Part II

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn coach Gene Chizik is the first to admit that it took a lot of courage for athletic director Jay Jacobs to hire somebody that was 5-19 the last two years. But the fact that Jacobs knew Chizik, ...

    Blog | August 21, 2009
  14. My take on Alabama SportsNation results

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Here's a look at the SportsNation results from Alabama Day in College Football Live's "50 States Tour" and my take on whether or not I agree: 1. Which team was the best in state history? SportsNati...

    Blog | June 22, 2009
  15. Mount Rushmore: SEC West teams

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low The Eastern Division was hard enough. Now, onto the Western Division. I could have picked 10 or 12 for Alabama. Maybe the Crimson Tide should have two Mount Rushmores. Anyway, here goes and thanks again for all your...

    Blog | February 18, 2009
  16. Auburn wooing Searels for offensive line job

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low As expected, Auburn is making a play for Stacy Searels to return to his alma mater under new coach Gene Chizik. Searels, who played under Pat Dye at Auburn and was an All-America offensive lineman in 1987, has been the ...

    Blog | December 19, 2008