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Jun 23, 2018
Final day of LSU’s elite prospect camp provides DB intrigue, strong visitors list

Final day of LSU’s elite prospect camp provides DB intrigue, strong visitors list

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Eye on the Tigers, a rundown of everything happening in LSU Tigers recruiting, with Sam Spiegelman. In this special Saturday edition, we wrap up all the news and notes from the third and final day of LSU’s elite high school prospect camp. Tidbits from Day 3 of LSU elite camp BATON ROUGE, La. — […] The post Final day of LSU’s elite prospect camp provides DB intrigue, strong visitors list appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Mississippi State lands commitment from in-state 4-star WR

Mississippi State lands commitment from in-state 4-star WR

Mississippi State loves to use its #SipToState hashtag in recruiting. It’s alliteration is meant to help brand a pipeline for players who stay in state and go on to play for the Bulldogs. Dannis Jackson proudly used it Friday night when he committed to Mississippi State on Twitter. COMMITTED!!! I’m Staying Home!!!!!
Jun 22, 2018
Steve Spurrier would love to have Tim Tebow join his Alliance of American Football team

Steve Spurrier would love to have Tim Tebow join his Alliance of American Football team

Steve Spurrier is returning to coaching in 2019, when he leads the Orlando team in the newly formed Alliance of American Football. Is there a chance he could recruit former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow to return to the gridiron with him? Well, it turns out that Spurrier has reached out to Tebow about the possibility. […] The post Steve Spurrier would love to have Tim Tebow join his Alliance of American Football team appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Report: South Carolina reserve DB suspended following assault and burglary charges

Report: South Carolina reserve DB suspended following assault and burglary charges

A South Carolina defensive back is facing charges because of what allegedly happened between him and a woman he knew, according to Davis Travis Bland at The State Newspaper. Javon Charleston has been charged with assault and burglary in connection with the incident that reportedly included the woman waking up and finding the Gamecocks’ player […] The post Report: South Carolina reserve DB suspended following assault and burglary charges appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Fans being priced out of college football should deter playoff expansion

Fans being priced out of college football should deter playoff expansion

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — There has to be a point when college football says enough. When the College Football Playoff became reality during the 2014 season, proponents and critics alike claimed that no matter how many teams were included there would always be the desire to make it bigger. The Football Championship Subdivision is a perfect […] The post Fans being priced out of college football should deter playoff expansion appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Fellow former SEC wide receiver A.J. Green supports Julio Jones in holdout from Falcons

Fellow former SEC wide receiver A.J. Green supports Julio Jones in holdout from Falcons

It doesn’t look like the story involving Julio Jones and his absence from Atlanta Falcons team activities in search of a contract raise is going away any time soon, especially if more marquee players in the NFL continue to stand behind his actions and voice their support. Former Atlanta teammate Roddy White has already given […] The post Fellow former SEC wide receiver A.J. Green supports Julio Jones in holdout from Falcons appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Football or basketball: What season should have Auburn fans most excited?

Football or basketball: What season should have Auburn fans most excited?

It’s a question that for the majority of the two programs’ existence would have been worth asking only for comedic purposes. But in June 2018, the situation is different. So let’s ask: Which upcoming season should fans on the Plains be more excited for — Auburn football or Auburn men’s basketball? For most Tigers fans, of […] The post Football or basketball: What season should have Auburn fans most excited? appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
They call him Fat: The tragedy and triumph of LSU DB Kelvin Joseph

They call him Fat: The tragedy and triumph of LSU DB Kelvin Joseph

BATON ROUGE, La. — Kelvin Joseph is quite possibly the world’s most athletic fat guy. At 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, he’s actually fit rather than fat. But one cannot escape their own past so easily, and Joseph has been carrying a burden since he was born. Because of his size at that time, his family […] The post They call him Fat: The tragedy and triumph of LSU DB Kelvin Joseph appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Expectations for Crimson Tide reduce drama for Alabama entering 2018 season

Expectations for Crimson Tide reduce drama for Alabama entering 2018 season

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Alabama Crimson Tide podcast with Ryan Fowler. In this edition, we talked with SEC Country’s Mike Johnson who was an All-American player at the University of Alabama. We talk about the headlines surrounding the Crimson Tide. Topics discussed: Mike Johnson is a college football analyst for SEC County, Mike is the host for […] The post Expectations for Crimson Tide reduce drama for Alabama entering 2018 season appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Tennessee football podcast: Jeremy Pruitt hints at Trey Smith return

Tennessee football podcast: Jeremy Pruitt hints at Trey Smith return

Optimism about the Tennessee 2018 season continues to slowly build, and Jeremy Pruitt might have just added to the hype. Josh Ward plays audio of Pruitt on WJOX in Birmingham on Rocky Talk Friday. Pruitt gave an optimistic read of the Trey Smith situation. “We’ll be excited to get him back on the field this […] The post Tennessee football podcast: Jeremy Pruitt hints at Trey Smith return appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Alabama basketball: Collin Sexton goes No. 8 to Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA draft

Alabama basketball: Collin Sexton goes No. 8 to Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA draft

Alabama football drives the conversation here at the Rammer Jammer, SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap, but we’ll cover news for every facet of the Crimson Tide. Every morning, we’ll be here for the latest on Alabama football, basketball and every other sport on campus. Young Bull heads to Cleveland Former Alabama point guard Collin Sexton […] The post Alabama basketball: Collin Sexton goes No. 8 to Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA draft appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
South Carolina recruiting classes impress now, and in the future

South Carolina recruiting classes impress now, and in the future

Welcome to SEC Country’s Chicken & Waffles, your daily dish for all things South Carolina Gamecocks football, basketball and more. Miss a previous edition? Find every edition of SEC Country’s South Carolina Gamecocks Chicken & Waffles right here. Big wins With the No. 8 overall class in 247Sports’ 2019 football recruiting composite team rankings, South […] The post South Carolina recruiting classes impress now, and in the future appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 22, 2018
Auburn sports: Butch Thompson 2024; special message from former lineman

Auburn sports: Butch Thompson 2024; special message from former lineman

Auburn football is the No. 1 topic in the War Eagle Wakeup every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across the Tigers sports world. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Auburn football, recruiting, basketball and more. Offseason fun  Summer workouts are […] The post Auburn sports: Butch Thompson 2024; special message from former lineman appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 21, 2018
Highly-rated JUCO prospect commits to Ole Miss

Highly-rated JUCO prospect commits to Ole Miss

For one reason or another the immediate high school to Division I football route doesn’t happen for every recruit. Such was the case for defensive end and linebacker Sam Williams, who played last season at Northeast Mississippi Community College. His journey to a lower level paid off Thursday when he committed to Ole Miss on […] The post Highly-rated JUCO prospect commits to Ole Miss appeared first on SEC Country.
Jun 21, 2018
Daniel Thomas has massive pair of shoes to fill as Auburn football’s strong safety

Daniel Thomas has massive pair of shoes to fill as Auburn football’s strong safety

Over the next few weeks, SEC Country will take Auburn football fans to Summer School. Each session will focus on one position on Auburn’s 2018 roster, finding answers from spring practice and looking ahead to what might be the biggest questions for the fall. We wrap up our look at the secondary this week with […] The post Daniel Thomas has massive pair of shoes to fill as Auburn football’s strong safety appeared first on SEC Country.