Posts Tagged “SEC Football”

Big Ten bludgeoned in opening weekend; Ohio State faces first of eleven unranked opponents

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Football season is upon us, and tonight Ohio State begins its quest for another national championship with a task they’ll take on several times this year: Playing an unranked team. As SEC envy has reached an all-time high, with coaches, mediots and fans from other conferences making outlandish, often unfounded boasts about the validity of…

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Preseason Coach’s poll released; Bama is #2, ACC with only 3 included

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The coaches have spoken, and Dabo Swinney and Jimbo Fisher appear to be in the vast minority. Much has been said (mostly by ACC coaches and players) about the ferocity of the ACC, but it appears Swinney’s and Fisher’s peers aren’t buying it. The 2014 USA Today/Amway Coaches Poll was released today, with 7 members…

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Alabama beats Ole Miss; Does Freeze know field goals count?

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Ole Miss is a team of perpetual promise and perpetual failure The Half a dozen trips and the half a dozen slips And the very latest bursting of the bubble. (Richmond is a Hard Road to Travel) Every year Ole Miss is going to break through in the SEC. However, something holds the Rebels back….

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SEC Network launch date announced, signs new distribution deal

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SEC Media Days 2013 provided more details about the launch of the SEC Network. August 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. central is the official launch of the SEC Network, according to ESPN VP Justin Connolly. The SEC Network is a partnership between the SEC and ESPN and will feature live events including a triple-headers on…

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SEC Media Days: 2013 Preseason All-SEC Team

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The SEC released its 2013 preseason All-SEC Team selected by the media at the 2013 SEC Media Days. Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M was first-team quarterback, T.J. Yeldon of Alabama was first-team RB along with Todd Gurley of Georgia. Amari Cooper was first-team WR. Facts about the 2013 Preseason All-SEC Team: The top two vote-getters…

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Paul Finebaum SEC Network Show details; Gene Chizik coming to SiriusXM

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Paul Finebaum appeared on ESPNU during the afternoon session and talked not only about SEC football, but about his new radio show on the SEC Network. The Paul Finebaum SEC Network show will be somewhat different from his traditional format for the old Finebaum. The old Finebaum show was based in Birmingham and provided a…

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SEC Media Days: SEC TV Network Update

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Mike Slive provided an SEC TV Network Update during his remarks at SEC Media Days 2013. Slive said the SEC Network “continues to take shape” as the SEC and its partner ESPN continue the planning to launch the network. Here is your SEC TV Network Update from Slive. “This week ESPN will finish its initial…

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SEC Media Days: Mike Slive brags on SEC, urges change at NCAA

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SEC Commissioner Mike Slive began SEC Media Days 2013 by bragging about the success of his conference, promising a review of the SEC football schedule and discussed reform of the NCAA and its regulatory approach to college athletics. “The current regulatory approach would be more at home in the era of Johann Gutenberg’s printing press…

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SEC Football Week 3 TV Schedule

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The SEC Football Week 3 TV Schedule features what is probably the most anticipated football game of the 2013 SEC Football season as Texas A&M hosts defending national champion Alabama. The Texas A&M-Alabama game is on CBS at 2:30 p.m. Central. Here is the entire SEC Football Week 3 TV Schedule: SEC Football Week 3…

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SEC Football Week 2 TV Schedule

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As SEC Media Days 2013 began, the SEC released its first three weeks of television schedule. Here is the SEC Football Week 2 TV Schedule. SEC Football Week 2 TV Schedule Saturday, September 7 Florida at Miami (ESPN – 12 p.m. ET) Miami (Ohio) at Kentucky (FSN – 12 p.m. ET) Western Kentucky at Tennessee…

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Building a stronger SEC: How the SEC Network will increase the distance between SEC football and everyone else

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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…

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