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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. espnW -- Condoleezza Rice's potential football appointment threat...

    Jane McManus

    Why are some up in arms over Condoleezza Rice becoming a potential member of the College Football Playoff selection committee? It's simple, writes Jane McManus: members of an old guard decrying women's gains into yet another boys' club.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  3. SEC coaching ranks have Big Ten flavor

    Adam Rittenberg

    Part of the surprise about Bret Bielema's sudden departure from Wisconsin to Arkansas in December stemmed from the fact that Bielema seemed like such a Big Ten guy. Other than perhaps Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald, Bielema was the most "Big Ten" o...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Saving Auburn's recruiting class

    Ryan McGee

    On Dec. 4, Gus Malzahn stood at the podium in Auburn, Ala., adorned in his Pat Dye-issue navy blazer and orange tie. He was introduced as the Tigers' new head coach, said a few words and politely fielded a few questions. All the while he fidgete...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  8. How Gus Malzahn has attempted to salvage Auburn Tigers' 2013 recr...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee looks at how Gus Malzahn has gone about trying to retain Auburn's recruiting class since taking over as the Tigers head coach.

    Blog | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Lunchtime links

    So "Frankenweenie" looks pretty good, no? The SEC continues to churn out elite defenders. Harvey Updyke says he wasn't terrorizing anyone over the return of a lawnmower. Bill Clinton weighs in on the struggles at Arkansas. Arkansas quarterb...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 2012 NFL draft -- QB prospect Ryan Tannehill has broken foot, age...

    Joe Schad

    Former Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill broke a foot in training recently and will miss the Senior Bowl, according to his agent Pat Dye.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  16. Mora's hire of Alosi at UCLA is meaningful

    Ted Miller

    The system of checks and balances is working in Los Angeles. Just consider new UCLA coach Jim Mora's recent hiring of a new new strength and conditioning coach. The media in Los Angeles is calling attention to a horrible - and infamous - mistake S...

    Blog | January 11, 2012