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Alabama Set Up To Dominate
The Alabama Crimson Tide are the preseason favorites in the SEC West. Obviously, the Tide was the preseason favorite from a year ago, but this year could be different. Alabama looks to go through the most rigorous conference schedule and try to make it back to the elusive BCS National Championship Game.
Published June 28, 2011 - 5:10am
SEC Schedule Analysis: Florida
The Florida Gators have one of the toughest schedules in America this next year, and certainly in the SEC. Their three-game stretch in October will make or break this season for the Gators. Here is the Florida Football schedule analysis for 2011.
Published June 3, 2011 - 11:10am
Two Lessons College Football Fans Should Learn From Tressel-Gate
This normally quiet time in the college football calendar has been rocked by Tressel-gate. Ohio State is likely to get hammered by the NCAA, but what should SEC fans learn from the situation as they cheer for their team and defend/criticize their current coach?
Published May 31, 2011 - 10:34am
Sweater Vest Goes Down, Urban Meyer Countdown Initiated
Is it only a matter of time before Urban Meyer leads the Buckeyes, arch-nemesis of the SEC? With Tressel out of the way and an assistant coaching in the interim for the 2011 season, it’s absolutely a real possibility. What other SEC coaches might be possible picks for the OSU job?
Published May 30, 2011 - 2:08pm
Florida Football: State Of The Program
Florida fans experienced what I call a “reversion to the mean” in 2010 where their annual expectations of performance were brought back down to reality. During an insane run with Urban Meyer for four seasons (2006-2009), the Gators had an overall record of 61-7. Seven losses in four years. The run included winning the SEC East 3 times, the SEC twice, and the National Championship twice. Then came 2010.
Published May 23, 2011 - 5:31am
Will Muschamp Dismisses Janoris Jenkins From Team
Pretty strong message from the new coach at Florida. Janoris Jenkins after getting arrested in relation to marijuana twice in a few months has been kicked off the team. Amazingly, Jenkins could have been a potential first round pick in this week’s NFL draft but decided to come back for …
Published April 26, 2011 - 12:55pm
SEC Coaches: Which Schools Get The Biggest Bang For Their Buck?
College football is a business, a very lucrative business. Last year, schools in the major football conferences pocketed over $1 billion in profits collectively, and profits for individual schools in those conferences averaged about $16 million – that’s more than $1 million per game. College football is big business, and the success of the business usually comes down to the head coach.
Published March 29, 2011 - 8:13am
Urban Meyer To Ohio State Picking Up Steam
Our very own William Wallace has already explained on Saturday Down South why Urban Meyer could be the answer to replace Jim Tressel if, in fact, the Sweater Vest is fired at tOSU. Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel adds his thoughts on Meyer to tOSU in this article. Now …
Published March 24, 2011 - 10:12am
Florida Gators: Is There A More Impressive Athletic Program In The Country?
Tonight, the Florida Gators Men’s Basketball team takes on BYU in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. For Florida fans, it’s nice to have the basketball team relevant again on the national scene after the amazing back-to-back championships followed up with a few down years (very normal in college …
Published March 24, 2011 - 6:48am
The Market For Head Coaches In The SEC & College Football
Economics writer and guest contributor S.M. Oliva discusses the market of head coaches in the SEC and college football as a whole. The SEC head coach is a very unique position in all of sports and enjoys significant advantages over coaches in other conferences and even over coaches in the NFL.
Published March 22, 2011 - 5:53am