• Hugh Freeze sounds like a man who wants it to be over

      Hoover, AL—Hugh Freeze would dearly love to come to SEC Media Days and talk about the hopes and dreams of his Ole Miss football team. But that is not Freeze’s reality in 2017. And he knows that. The reality for the sixth-year coach is that the nightmare that has been a four-year NCAA investigation […]
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  • Can anyone end Alabama’s dominance in the SEC?

    Hoover, AL—There is nothing quite like Alabama Day at SEC Media Days. At dawn’s early light on Wednesday I walked into the lobby of the Wynfrey Hotel at least 90 minutes before head coach Nick Saban and three Alabama players (Calvin Ridley, Bradley Bozeman, Minkah Fitzpatrick) would enter the building. But the Crimson Tide fans […]
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  • Georgia’s Chubb defies conventional wisdom

    Hoover, AL—As phone calls go, it was one of the best Kirby Smart has ever received. It happened last December and the second-year head coach at Georgia was entertaining a recruit. That’s when the phone call came from Nick Chubb, the Bulldogs’ splendid junior running back. Chubb had recovered from a horrific knee injury in […]
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  • Will 2017 be The Year of The Quarterback?

    Hoover, AL—One of the universal truths I’ve learned covering college football is this: With few exceptions, there is no problem that can’t be solved by recruiting better players. Here is what I mean: It wasn’t that long ago that quarterback was considered a position of weakness in the Southeastern Conference. That will not be the […]
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