Whether you’re a lifelong Alabama resident or a Georgia graduate living in New York City, Saturday Down South is the top destination for SEC fans both inside and outside the Southeast. SEC football is more than just a game on Saturdays, and this reality informs everything we do here at SDS. Why do SEC fans love SDS? Because SDS is for SEC fans, by SEC fans. We understand the game, life around the game and what it means when you hear a person say “Go Dawgs” or “War Eagle.”
Saturday Down South provides coverage of all 14 SEC football teams including breaking news, analysis and historical data. If it happens in the SEC, SDS has it covered.
Josh GatesChief Executive Officer
A former member of 3rd Bn 75th Ranger Regiment, Josh was born and raised in the SEC heartland. In fact, he’s lived in five different SEC states.
Kevin DuffeyPresident and COO
A computer science major from the University of Florida, Kevin enjoys watching SEC football and reading about technology trends that impact media and business.
Jon CooperDirector of Operations
A regular SEC Football expert who writes about the 14 teams, all the while preparing for an eventual QB challenge with any and all 3rd-string QBs in the SEC.
Chris WrightExecutive Editor
Born and raised in the South, Chris Wright is one of the most distinguished assignment editors in the country. He started his career in 1989 as a college writer and quickly transitioned into a highly successful editor, helping the Miami Herald, The Indianapolis Star and News & Observer win 30 national awards. He also helped launch two successful websites and spent the past 15 years directing award-winning coverage of college athletics.
John CristSenior Writer
From high school 7-on-7 tournaments to the Super Bowl, John has covered every football-related event imaginable during his career. He’s a member of the Football Writers Association of America and a voter for both the Heisman Trophy and the Biletnikoff Award. Prior to joining Saturday Down South, he was on the daily beat for the Chicago Bears in the NFL and the Florida State Seminoles at the collegiate level as a part of FOX Sports.
Connor O'GaraCollege Football Writer
Connor O'Gara has covered college football for Saturday Down South and Saturday Tradition since 2015. Prior to joining our team, Connor covered Nebraska football and won the Nebraska Press Association award for "Sports Writing" in 2015.
Michael Wayne BrattonNews Desk Editor
A graduate of the University of Tennessee, after working up the ladder at FOX Sports, Michael assisted in the oversight of the site’s national and conference based news breaking division as head of the college football Fanhood team. Moving on to NFL.com, he assisted in writing and editorializing all NFL breaking news content for the news division of the site, known as Around the NFL. Proud to be back in the South, living and breathing every ounce of SEC football breaking news content from the SEC heartland.
Will OgburnVideo and Social Editor
Will Ogburn has lived in SEC territory his entire life. Raised in Baton Rouge, he relocated to the heart of Crimson Tide country as a young man. It was there that he got his first taste of sports reporting, and he's been at it ever since. At SDS, Will does a bit of everything – from videos and graphics to articles and social media. A graduate of the Sports Marketing and Media program at Full Sail University, Will spends his time rationalizing the moves of the Orlando Magic and arguing with people that Patrick Peterson's foot was, in fact, inbounds.
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