Sick SEC Burn, Danny Kanell

OK, maybe Seminoles alum and ESPN analyst Danny Kanell has been stanning for FSU long enough and hard enough that everything he has to say should be discounted—he's certainly catching enough crap for it. But what is college football for if not reveling in the misery of others to make yourself feel better? » 1/02/15 10:35am 1/02/15 10:35am

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 11/25/14 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

Ole Miss Fans Crowdfunded The Rebels' Fine For Storming The Field

Mississippi beat Alabama on Saturday, and fans tore down both goalposts. It was awesome. But it wasn't cheap. But not to worry—fans have chipped in to more than cover the costs of a destroyed field and a big SEC fine. » 10/08/14 2:24pm 10/08/14 2:24pm

Mississippi State Trounces Texas A&M, Alabama And Ole Miss Up Next

If you're tired of insufferable SEC fans trying to convince you that their perennial bottom-dwellers could run through any other conference, you can say whatever you want about the SEC East this year. The West division, however, is an insane collection of talent. » 10/04/14 3:50pm 10/04/14 3:50pm

SEC Referee's Day Is Off To A Bad Start

SEC referee Ken Williamson started his day in charge of the Texas A & M-Mississippi State game with disorientation followed by somewhat frightening rage. Simmer down, Kenny! » 10/04/14 12:19pm 10/04/14 12:19pm

Tree-Poisoner Harvey Updyke Will Let You Throw A Pie At His Face

Harvey Updyke, best known for poisoning Auburn's famous oak trees at Toomer's Corner in 2010, will be giving Tigers fans a chance at revenge. » 8/21/14 1:15pm 8/21/14 1:15pm

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

SEC Tourney Media Row Bros Are Spaced-Out, Probably Not Media Members

Who wouldn't be excited for a big SEC tournament matchup between Ole Miss and Georgia? These guys, apparently, who scored access to the media section but appear to be catatonic. The SEC: always and forever the home of the bro. » 3/14/14 10:15pm 3/14/14 10:15pm

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

Wait, Is SEC Football Actually Fun Now? 125 FBS Teams, Ranked

Each week during college football season we put the conventional polls to shame by ranking every FBS team from 1-125, by whatever standard we see fit. As always, last week's rankings were not consulted. » 10/02/13 5:26pm 10/02/13 5:26pm

EA Sports' College Game May Come Back, but Time is Running Out

We'll soon learn which lone university will bail on EA Sports' college football video game, ending an 18-year run in which the series featured all of the more than 100 major-division teams every season—a bedrock expectation of any "it's in the game" claim. » 8/18/13 5:00pm 8/18/13 5:00pm

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

SEC Information Director Has Very SEC Wedding Notes

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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

The SEC Might Get A Uniform Drug-Testing Policy, Which Is Dumb

Some SEC school officials have been pushing for the implementation of a conference-wide substance-abuse policy, a move that would regulate the testing and punishment policies for every school in the conference. Why are they doing this? Because they are sore losers. » 5/30/13 6:13pm 5/30/13 6:13pm