On the heels of a disastrous bowl season to end the 2014 campaign and a national championship drought spanning a full two years, SEC critics have grown more vocal in declaring the conference's dominant days are done.
September 16, 2015|
Summer's loosening grip and early hints of fall signal several important events: A return to routine, lengthened shadows cast by soaring Southern pines, and the bouncing of my private school tuition check.
The College Football Playoff ushers in a new era for the sport this year. A blue ribbon panel of 12 individuals - actual people - comprise the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, charged with selecting four teams for a playoff to crown a national champion.
Buckle your chin straps, put on your big-boy britches, and settle in for a primetime SEC slug-fest as fourth-ranked Alabama (7-1, 4-1 SEC) travels to Baton Rouge to face No. 14 LSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC) this Saturday night on the bayou.
November 05, 2014|
|Staff sports picks
Nothing riles up readers like predicting SEC football games. While incendiary insults about the academic rigor of an SEC school go largely ignored, I hear from you most often when I wrongly predict your SEC team will lose.
The sixth Saturday of Southeastern Conference football ushers in October, my favorite month. Cool, crisp air, sharp blue October skies, and kids talking incessantly about Halloween weeks away from trick-or-treating. ("Daddy, can we eat ALL our candy on Halloween night? Please! Please!")