At Mississippi State, this week is an opportunity to prove to the college football world their bubble is not easy to pop. Mississippi State has won at LSU. They have handled defending SEC champion Auburn. They are ranked number one in the country, yet they still have something to prove.
Although he’s sidelined with a fractured leg for the season, that didn’t stop Drake from making waves with what he packed into his injury scooter’s basket.
Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn’t apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
At Texas, several university regents and a former regent were involved in a meeting with Saban’s agent last January to gauge the coach’s interest in coming to Texas.
The Mack Brown saga at Texas continues — even without Nick Saban in the picture any more.
Alabama athletic director Bill Battle said that his football program is operating under a “business as usual” plan, amid rumors about coach Nick Saban leaving for Texas.
When the story of Mack Brown’s forthcoming departure broke on Tuesday, the denials came quickly. But the man behind the story is not backing down from his initial report.
It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.
Nick Saban says he remains very committed to the University of Alabama and disputed an account of his agent’s conversation with Texas early this year.
The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under ‘special pressure’
It looks like bigger does mean better in the competitive SEC — not just in terms of television ratings, but on the field as well.