Few Teams Have Been More Mediocre Than Nebraska This Decade

There are two ways to go about being mediocre in college football. Strictly definitionally, a team can settle in somewhere directly between schools like Stanford and those like Eastern Michigan—finishing around .500 every season. But the more sneaky and much more frustrating sort of mediocre is the one that Nebraska… » 11/25/14 9:46am Yesterday 9:46am

Auburn Newspaper Defends Publishing Photo Of Laquon Treadwell's Injury

One of the most crucial and dramatic plays in college football this year also featured a season-ending injury that remains painful to look at. How do you weigh the import of the moment with sensitivity to the injured player? If you're one Alabama newspaper, you put it on the front page of the sports section—and you… » 11/03/14 1:55pm 11/03/14 1:55pm

The SEC Really Does Benefit From Media Bias In Polls

This past week, four of the top five teams in the Associated Press College Football Poll hailed from the SEC West Division. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, among others, wondered aloud whether ESPN's ownership of the brand-new SEC network, which launched this year, might be responsible for such a coincidence. » 10/30/14 1:52pm 10/30/14 1:52pm

Kentucky DT Cory Johnson On How Much He Poops: "I Poop So Much"

This is from yesterday, but what kind of operation would we be running if we did not share with you the most urgent news coming out of SEC football? This is Cory Johnson, a recent junior-college transfer, speaking with LEX 18's Alan Cutler about his fluctuating weight. Johnson says he could weigh 290 pounds one day… » 8/06/14 8:14pm 8/06/14 8:14pm

How Will Muschamp And Florida Sold Their Disastrous Season

I wasn't yet in Gainesville for the first press conference, held immediately after the season opener. Will Muschamp's Florida Gators had just demolished Toledo in a tune-up, an easy victory foreseen by just about everybody. The Gators had gone 11-1 the previous regular season, and only BCS politics kept them out of… » 1/06/14 5:04pm 1/06/14 5:04pm

Source: EA's Next College Football Game Will Only Lose One Team

The next edition of EA Sports' embattled college football series will lose only one school from a lineup of more than 120 next year, though two conferences will stop licensing their trademarks to the game, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The Southeastern Conference, which yesterday told ESPN… » 8/15/13 8:03pm 8/15/13 8:03pm

Three Major College Conferences Will Stop Licensing EA Sports Games

The Pac-12, the Big Ten and the Southeastern Conference—cornerstones of major college football—will no longer license their league's symbols or trademarks to EA Sports. While the 40 members they represent may still appear in future video games, the departure of these leagues is a painful blow to the series. » 8/14/13 11:56am 8/14/13 11:56am

Former Florida State OT Just Got His 2012 SEC Championship Ring

Conference realignment is definitely confusing these days, but we're pretty sure Florida State is still in the ACC. In fact, yes, Florida State is still in the ACC; the Seminoles beat Georgia Tech 21-15 last year to win the ACC for the first time in seven years. According to this ring FSU won the SEC for the first… » 7/10/13 8:44pm 7/10/13 8:44pm

Vanderbilt Suspends Football Players Amid Sex Crimes Investigation

Vanderbilt announced the suspension of four players for a violation of team rules, seemingly connected to a sexual assault investigation into an incident that allegedly happened at a Vanderbilt dorm, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern on a Friday. The investigation began on Wednesday. That's SEC speed right there, boy! » 6/28/13 9:20pm 6/28/13 9:20pm