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SEC FOOTBALL SIDS RANK CONFERENCE

The 71st annual SEC Football report put out by the Birmingham News in June that you might have missed. It included its usual array of information. One piece of information was a poll of the sports information directors at the various schools and one of the items on the poll was to vote for the […]

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EXPECTATIONS FOR EACH SEC EAST TEAM

EXPECTATIONS FOR EACH SEC EAST TEAM

SEC Media Days are over, but the event in Hoover, Ala., represents the unofficial “start” of “talkin’ season.” Coaches tried to put their best feet forward at podiums, at SEC Network desks, and on radio row… which is part of their job. Whether they were blowing smoke or had every reason to say what they […]

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OKAY, SEC FOOTBALL — IT’S TIME TO DO YOUR PART

Football was a real drag on the Southeastern Conference in the just-concluded 2016-2017 sports cycle, which began in late summer and carried through the recently completed College World Series. Wait — that’s a real sentence? Yes. It’s not meant to be alarmist, even though it might sound like it. It is a relatively simple statement […]

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THE WORST DEFINING MOMENTS FOR SEC EAST PROGRAMS THIS CENTURY

THE WORST DEFINING MOMENTS FOR SEC EAST PROGRAMS THIS CENTURY

Human beings have to take the bad with the good. Looking at the best moments for SEC programs this century can’t be fully appreciated without acknowledging the other side of life’s coin. Here are the worst defining moments for SEC East programs, the occasions which either left the biggest scars or represented the most profound […]

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AN SEC EAST REVOLUTION WON'T OCCUR THIS YEAR, BUT THE SEEDS OF CHANGE  MIGHT BE PLANTED

AN SEC EAST REVOLUTION WON’T OCCUR THIS YEAR, BUT THE SEEDS OF CHANGE  MIGHT BE PLANTED

It would rate as a surprise this season if Florida and Georgia fail to win the SEC East. Tennessee’s chance to climb to the top — and potentially stay there — was last year. It’s very hard to see how Butch Jones, without Josh Dobbs and Derek Barnett, can come particularly close to winning the […]

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