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Winners, Losers from 2016 SEC Media Days

HOOVER, Ala. — The 2016 edition of SEC media days is in the books, and it's time to analyze how some of the conference's biggest names handled the Super Bowl of "talkin' season...

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Hugh Freeze Opens Up on NCAA, Frustration and Ole Miss' Perception

HOOVER, Ala. — The final day of SEC media days at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel was the most anticipated day of the four-day event, thanks to the presence ...

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SEC Media Days Is a Spectacle That Goes Beyond Football

HOOVER, Ala. — Off in the distance, down an escalator in the lobby of a suburban Birmingham hotel, the sweet sound of college football is in the air. One day, that sound is a cowbell incessantly clanging and echoing through the halls...

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Best and Worst Dressed from 2016 SEC Media Days

SEC media days, which serve as the unofficial start to college football season, is all about getting the best of the best from the country's premier conference to talk about their upcoming campaigns...

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What Tennessee Must Do to Close out Games Better in 2016

At first glance, Tennessee's 9-4 record in 2015 looks like an impressive step forward and a testament to just how far coach Butch Jones brought the Volunteers program in three seasons...

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SEC Media Days 2016: Highlights, Comments and Twitter Reaction from Wednesday

Alabama,  Arkansas, Kentucky and Missouri all appeared at Wednesday's SEC media day, though head coach Nick Saban and his Crimson Tide—as usual—stole the show...

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Why Bret Bielema Has Replaced Steve Spurrier as the King of SEC Media Days

HOOVER, Ala. — Move over, Steve Spurrier . There's a new sheriff in town. When the "Head Ball Coach" abruptly resigned from South Carolina in October of 2015, it left a void in the SEC "talkin' season" universe...

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Nick Saban, Paul Finebaum Discuss Cam Robinson's Status at Alabama

During Wednesday's SEC media day, ESPN's Paul Finebaum pressed Alabama head coach Nick Saban on his decision not to suspend offensive tackle Cam Robinson and defensive back Laurence Jones following their arrests in May...

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Biggest Takeaways from Nick Saban's 2016 SEC Media Days Presser

In years past, Nick Saban has used the podium at SEC media days like a pulpit. Pace of play and satellite camps have been some of his most recent sermon topics in Hoover, Alabama...

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Tennessee Football: Best Quotes and Key Takeaways from SEC Media Days

Tennessee fourth-year football coach Butch Jones doesn't need to think too far back to when his Volunteers were so irrelevant that it was evident in the empty seats at SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama...

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Why It's All or Nothing for Texas A&M and Kevin Sumlin in 2016

HOOVER, Ala. — Although he didn ’t go into details, Kevin Sumlin disclosed on Tuesday afternoon that he’s exchanged some text messages with his troubled former quarterback, Johnny Manziel , during the past few weeks...

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SEC Media Days 2016: Highlights, Comments and Twitter Reaction from Tuesday

Georgia, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Texas A&M had their SEC media days on Tuesday, and few coaches were under the microscope quite like Georgia's first-year head coach, Kirby Smart...

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Why the SEC's Lack of Star QBs Doesn't Even Matter

HOOVER, Ala. — If you're looking for quarterback star power around at SEC media days, you'll probably be wandering around the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel for a while. There's not much of it...

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Georgia's Kirby Smart Handled 1st SEC Media Days Like a Seasoned Veteran

Kirby Smart rarely talked to the media as Alabama's defensive coordinator. Under Nick Saban , he didn't have the weekly press conference obligations of many top assistants in college football...

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SEC Media Days 2016: B/R Barrett Sallee's Predicted Order of Finish

HOOVER, Ala. — It's time for rubber to meet the road. The SEC sent out ballots for predicted order of finish in each division and the SEC Championship Game on Tuesday morning...

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Florida Football: Best Quotes and Key Takeaways from SEC Media Days

Defending SEC East Division champion Florida got its turn in front of the cameras and microphones Monday during the first day of SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama...

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Auburn Player Discipline and the Top Moments from Gus Malzahn at SEC Media Days

Player discipline will be a constant topic at this week's SEC media days as several programs across the league prepare to answer questions about suspensions—or the lack thereof...

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Greg Sankey's 2nd 'State of the SEC' Speech Shows He's Right for the Job

HOOVER, Ala. — Greg Sankey stepped to the microphone to officially open SEC media days, with the eyes of the college football world watching. He showed everyone a leader...

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SEC Media Days Schedule 2016: TV, Live-Stream Coverage and Known Participants

The 2016 SEC media days begin Monday and run through Thursday as numerous top college football players and coaching personalities provide fodder for fans and media with the buildup to the regular season beginning...

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The Biggest Takeaways from LSU Recruits' Performances at the Opening

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Nearly half of LSU's 2017 recruiting class was on display at The Opening last week. Tigers head coach Les Miles and his staff have put together a group that currently rates as the No...

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