The SEC and Big 12 announced a partnership to create a SEC Big 12 Challenge in men’s basketball. Here is the 2013 schedule released today: 2013 SEC Big 12 Challenge schedule (times and networks are to be determined): Thursday, November 14 Texas Tech at Alabama Monday, December 2 Vanderbilt at Texas and Auburn at Iowa [...]
Building a stronger SEC: How the SEC Network will increase the distance between SEC football and everyone else
The gulf between SEC football and everyone is about to get larger, as the SEC prepares to announce details of its new cable SEC network. Pat Forde of Yahoo broke news that the SEC will announce details of this revenue bonanza in April. What separates SEC football from the rest of college football? Yes, the [...]
Who influenced the SEC the most in the last year? This list is about not only power to shape things, but the influence to shape opinions of SEC fans, which in turn helps shape the conference. Here is our list of the ten most powerful people in the Southeastern Conference. 10. Tim Brando (follow on [...]
The University of Tennessee gets its butt kicked on the gridiron. In true Tennessee fashion, instead of acting like a man, Volunteers cry like a silly little baby. It has been a tradition since Phil Fulmer. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that an Alabama alumni group that has met on campus in Knoxville since the [...]
Earlier this week we concluded our three-week journey through the Southeastern Conference football family with a look at every fanbase in the SEC. We hope you enjoyed it. If you missed any here are some highlights: We found out that Arkansas fans are a passionate group of pigs. Hey, you have to respect a program [...]
Shae Peppler and Amanda Pflugrad share the top five moments from college football’s National Signing Day 2013. A brief synopsis of their opinions in the video and then I will share a few of my top moments below. The TCS top five are: 5. Calvin Klein Model Signs with SMU Calvin Klein model Myles Crosby [...]
Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion It’s good enough for me Hugh Freeze is a Baptist preacher. Apparently, Mt. Zion Baptist Church ordained him many years ago. It seems a perfect training to be an SEC football coach. As an SEC coach you [...]
Ole Miss coach’s tweet is a PR nightmare; Tweet confirms rumors are swirling around Ole Miss 2013 recruiting class
Tennessee football looks to be a third world economy with massive debt, large debt service and small reserves.
REPORT: Alabama’s national television audience larger than Notre Dame, SEC finding A&M and Mizzou strong in ratings
Nielsen the ratings and research company released its State of the Media: 2012 Year in Sports report. The report included professional, college and Olympic sports. For interest in the SEC and Alabama there were tidbits involving the conference and the Crimson Tide. According to Nielsen, “Alabama beat Notre Dame on the field and in average [...]
In the aftermath of a humiliating home defeat at the hands of the University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM) Warhawks, Arkansas fans and leadership are wishing for Bobby Petrino. All the talk that Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long did the right thing in firing Bobby Petrino is exposed. Which is worse, a few months of scandal or [...]
Dooley talks about the big games of the week including Auburn vs. Clemson and Alabama vs. Michigan. Dooley covers the big stories as the SEC starts the 2012 season.
2012 College Football Season Has Finally Arrived. Picks from around college football including: NC State over Tennessee; Vandy over South Carolina; Auburn over Clemson.
Biased Memphis Commercial Appeal at it again! Paper continues to publish stories about Auburn football and NCAA recruiting invsetigation.
SEC Players to watch for 2012: LSU’s Zach Mettenberger, Alabama’s Eddie Lacy
Nothing going on with Reuben Foster just like nothing going on in Memphis with Jovon Robinson’s false transcript. Auburn football fans should not worry about these obviously false accusations. These are the times that try a Tiger’s soul.
Auburn fans have nothing to worry about in Memphis. There is nothing to see here. Move along. Sure, student-athlete Jovon Robinson had a transcript falsified by a guidance counselor. But what do you expect? This is Memphis. Stuff like that happens all the time! The school staff just really, really cares about students. They routinely [...]
Interested in the 2012-2013 basketball season? The Alabama Crimson Tide will play every conference game on television, according to this release. Alabama’s conference games will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU Fox Sports Net, CSS and the SEC Network. Here is the entire SEC basketball schedule via the SEC’s just issued release: SEC Announces Men’s [...]
Les Miles on Florida as a rival: “I mean, Florida isn’t even a nearby state. This tradition of rivalry is the fact we enjoy playing them.” Also, could the Big East and ACC go away in as little as three years?
Alabama Football: Crimson Tide could face West Virginia in 2014 Chick-Fil-A College Kickoff Game in Atlanta
The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) raided the Big East in an attempt to improve its position during the conference realignment process. Today, the ACC reaped the benefits of its Machiavellian policy—a new rights deal with ESPN. Details of the new media deal with ESPN were released by ESPN and the ACC today. Of course, the [...]
SEC FOOTBALL: Alabama coach Nick Saban, LSU coach Les Miles and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier are top three coaches in the conference
See why some think Alabama Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban is the best coach in college football.
Why the Miami Dolphins won NFL Draft 2012: A&M’s Ryan Tannehill obviously better than Andrew Luck, RGIII
CNBC’s Darren Rovell knows the storyline of the night better than anyone. While fans were watching the NFL Draft, Rovell had one eye on Twitter and noticed an interesting trend that occurred right after the Miami Dolphins selected Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. According to Rovell via Twitter, “In the first 10 minutes after Ryan [...]
Breaking news from the BCS meetings in Hollywood, Florida: BCS officials released a statement on the future of college football’s postseason. Breaking down the major changes and the news is TCS College Football Insider Teddy Greenstein in the embedded video. Quick hits from the video follows below as does today’s statement from the BCS.
SEC revenue surges to $261,046,772 for latest fiscal year, TV revenue more than doubles since FY 2008-2009
With the Southeastern Conference (SEC) renegotiating its television contracts and poised to add two new members in Texas A&M and Missouri, now is a good time to take a look at the financial strength of the conference. Television revenue more than doubled for the SEC between 2009 and 2011, according to an analysis of the [...]
The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s recruiting coverage was enlightening today about the state of Georgia football. If you want to know about Georgia’s recruiting and leadership, then listen to what a football recruit had to say about the Bulldogs. The AJC asked about the most creative recruiting gimmicks, and this was Kenyan Drake’s answer: “There really [...]
Save me the pious pontification on morality. This is college football. This is the world where pieces of crap like Cam Newton (laptop thief, academic fraudster) are celebrated. This is the world where if you ain’t cheating, then you ain’t trying. Yet, some members of the press want to tar and feather Bobby Petrino for [...]
According to the Ledger-Enquirer, the SEC is getting close to settling its football schedule for the new 14-member league. It appears that the rivalry games will be safe under the new plan. According to the report SEC consultant Larry Templeton said, “I would say that the permanent games are probably as safe as anything that’s [...]
SEC Football: Arkansas Coach Petrino injured in motorcycle crash; condition ‘stable’, and ‘expected to make full recovery’
The University of Arkansas released this statement on the condition of football coach Bobby Petrino: “Coach Petrino was involved in a motorcycle accident on Sunday evening that involved no other individuals. He is in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery. Our family appreciates respect for our privacy during the recovery and [...]