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Florida coach Dan Mullen inheriting more talent than predecessors

Welcome to Chomp Chat, SEC Country’s daily Florida podcast with reporter Zach Abolverdi and Gators broadcaster Jeff Cardozo. First-year Florida coach Dan Mullen is inheriting 17 returning starters on offense and defense. In the latest edition of Chomp Chat, Zach Abolverdi and Jeff Cardozo discuss the talent Mullen has to work with in 2018 and how it compares to his predecessors...
Via SEC Country
22 minutes ago

Jim Harbaugh gives kudos to Mo Wagner on Attack Each Day podcast

Michigan’s football coach had high praise for the German forward after his performance and hustle on Sunday. Michigan basketball forward Moritz Wagner only played 23 minutes in Sunday’s victory against Ohio State due to foul trouble, but still ended up with 12 points, seven rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block. The stat line is okay, but one noteworthy observer had high...
Via Maize n Brew
32 minutes ago

Auburn will search for elite feature running back in Class of 2019

Auburn wrapped up its 2018 recruiting class with 24 signees, which was the 12th-ranked class in the country and third best in the SEC, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. Full attention now turns to the 2019 class. SEC Country will look at each position group on offense and defense for the Class of 2019. For the second installment, we look at running backs. Current depth...
Via SEC Country
1 hour ago

Florida coach Dan Mullen making strong impression on LB Ge’Mon Eaford

Join us here on SEC Country for a daily recap of the latest Florida recruiting news, tales from the trail and perspective on what it all means for the Gators. Ge’mon Eaford plans to visit Ge’Mon Eaford is one of the most coveted linebackers in the country for the Class of 2019. The 4-star recruit from Deerfield Beach High School (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) holds more than 40...
Via SEC Country
1 hour ago

A Salute to the 2017 Seniors: Elisha Shaw -- everyone needs a helping hand sometimes

We didn’t forget you, big man. In 2013, Alabama took the commitment of a promising stud defensive tackle out of Georgia — a position and a state where it is hard to pry loose talent. At the time, Elisha Shaw was the No. 3 DT prospect in the nation and the No. 1 recruit in all of the Peachtree State. It was a big get for the program; it was a perfect fit for Shaw. Then the unthinkable...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
2 hours ago

Kentucky football: Analyzing significant weight changes on 2018 roster

Kentucky football’s 2018 roster doesn’t reveal any personnel changes, but there are significant changes when it comes to weight listings — some of which could ultimately lead to position changes. Roster measurements are often inexact, but players’ weights have been updated on the Wildcats’ 2018 roster. Twenty-one Kentucky players had weight changes of 10 or more pounds when compared...
Via SEC Country
2 hours ago

Humble Yourself: How Davin Bellamy’s trademarked phrase is fueling pre-draft process, new business

Davin Bellamy experienced the most humbling 64 seconds he could’ve ever imagined. In overtime of the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Georgia senior delivered what looked like the greatest defensive play in program history. He was the reason that 2nd and 26 happened. Bellamy’s timely takedown of Tua Tagovailoa was supposed to be an iconic play. It would’ve made...
Via Saturday Down South
3 hours ago

Alabama football: Craig Kuligowski reportedly will become new defensive line coach

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. Alabama fills coaching vacancy Alabama lost defensive line coach Karl Dunbar to the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Kentucky football: 2019 commit Keontra Smith says Miami offer is ‘game changer’

Kentucky will be in a fight to keep its lone 2019 commitment. Four-star safety Keontra Smith committed to the Wildcats in June, but Smith called his recent offer from hometown Miami a “game changer.” “[Miami] was the dream school,” Smith told David Wilson of our sister site DieHards.com. “I was waiting on that offer since I was a freshman. It’s a game changer. I’m still committed...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Alabama Football: ‘Never too early’ 2018 Offensive Depth Chart

Alabama football fans it’s time for a post-Signing Day, pre-Spring Practice depth chart. Check out the ‘Never too early’ 2018, offensive depth chart. Alabama football is six months away from an officially sanctioned Nick Saban depth chart. Crimson Tide fans have a current ‘need to know’ now with frequent updates when projections change. Bama Hammer […] Alabama Football: ‘Never too...
Via Bama Hammer
4 hours ago

FSU Rivals: Miami fans react to Coach Kool leaving for Alabama

The Miami Hurricanes just took a massive L although some will try to deny it. Mark Richt and the Miami Hurricanes suffered a huge blow to their staff Monday with the announcement defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski (Coach Kool) will be leaving the program. It’s being reported he’s been hired by Nick Saban to coach the […] FSU Rivals: Miami fans react to Coach Kool leaving for Alabama...
Via Chop Chat
4 hours ago

Penn State Football Rewind: Trace McSorley has huge day against Georgia State

Trace McSorley had a huge day for Penn State football against Georgia State With two wins to start the 2017 season, Penn State next faced an opponent from the Sun Belt Conference. Heavily favored on paper, it seemed that the only question was just how large the margin of victory would be for the Nittany […] Penn State Football Rewind: Trace McSorley has huge day against Georgia State...
Via Victory Bell Rings
4 hours ago

Breaking down Florida’s 2018 offensive picture position by position

Florida Gators football is the No. 1 topic in Good Morning, Gators every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across the Gators sports world. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Florida football, recruiting, basketball and more. WR, RB and TE are stacked, while QB and OL will be key questions for Gators Florida officially has...
Via SEC Country
5 hours ago

Kansas football player Derrick Neal handily beat ESPN’s Jay Williams in one-on-one basketball game, with blocked shot and deep three

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams regularly takes on students from the host school in one-on-one basketball games ahead of each week’s College GameDay, and he usually does pretty well. He did that again at Kansas this weekend ahead of the Jayhawks’ clash with West Virginia Saturday, beating most comers, but Kansas football safety Derrick Neal came up with an impressive...
Via The Comeback
12 hours ago

Randy Edsall adds FCS special teams coordinator to UConn staff

Huskies had a hole to fill after one assistant was hired away by Detroit Lions.
Via College Football Talk
12 hours ago

Texas coaches to wear Kevin Durant gear while recruiting

University of Texas football coaches will soon be sporting Kevin Durant-branded Nike gear when they hit the road for recruiting trips.Durant may have only spent one season at Texas, but his impact continues to be felt around campus. In the past, Durant has hooked up the men’s basketball team with versions of his signature sneakers in colorways that match Longhorns’ uniforms. Now...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Saban reported to have filled D-Line coach vacancy

Multiple media outlets have reported Alabama football has a new defensive line coach, Craig Kuligowski. Kuligowski resigned from the Miami Hurricanes Monday. Karl Dunbar quickly left Alabama football after Signing Day, opting for a return to the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers. With no recruiting cycle pressure, Nick Saban has taken his time in choosing a replacement for Dunbar...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

FaceTime With Jim Harbaugh Excites This Four-Star 2019 DE

Michigan and Jim Harbaugh are making it a point of recruiting four-star 2019 DE Marcus Hicks. The father of the No. 259 recruit in 2019 to 247sports, received a FaceTime from Jim Harbaugh recently:
Via Diehardsport
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M assistant coach Tim Brewster says it’s ‘straight crazy’ to compare the Big 12 to the SEC

Tim Brewster has been known to put out a few out takes on Twitter. And he put the Big 12 on blast on Monday night with one of his tweets. Brewster, hired to be Jimbo Fisher’s tight ends coach at Texas A&M, tweeted that it was “straight crazy” to say that the Big 12 is “even on the same planet” with the SEC. He even added that the best players in the state of Texas know the difference...
Via SEC Country
14 hours ago

Social media praises Alabama’s reported hiring of defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski

Alabama and Nick Saban have to make a number of different staff changes this offseason. But it appears that they may have just made one of the hires of the offseason in the reported hiring of Craig Kuligowski to coach the defensive line. Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated first reported the news of Kuligowski’s hiring. Kuligowski is arguably the top defensive line coach in the country...
Via SEC Country
15 hours ago

Baker Mayfield rejects Johnny Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

FORT WORTH, Texas — Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback, Mayfield said Monday he and Manziel were “two completely different...
Via The Denver Post
15 hours ago

Report: departing Miami DL coach could be headed to Alabama

Craig Kuligowski played for Nick Saban at Toledo in 1990.
Via College Football Talk
15 hours ago

Report: ‘Good chance’ longtime Missouri assistant joins Alabama as defensive line coach

Nick Saban is looking for a new defensive line coach, and per Bruce Feldman, there is a “good chance” he will be hiring one of the best in the business in Miami’s Craig Kuligowski. Kuligowski, who spent the last two seasons with Mark Richt and the Hurricanes as their defensive line and associate head coach, is familiar with coaching in the SEC, spending the previous 15 years prior...
Via SEC Country
15 hours ago

SEC Championships: Kentucky women finish fourth; men finish ninth

The Wildcats posted three individual conference titles and six total podium appearances. Yesterday marked the end of the SEC Swimming Championships. The Kentucky Wildcats had a great final day and will be sending several swimmers to the NCAA Championships next month. The day was topped yet again by sophomore Asia Seidt’s gold medal in the 200-yard backstroke. Seidt successfully...
Via A Sea of Blue
16 hours ago

Why Auburn quarterback commit Bo Nix compares himself to Justin Fields off field

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn Tigers football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. These notebooks will now publish in the evening Sunday through Thursday. It’s Monday, and SEC Country talks with Auburn quarterback pledge Bo Nix about his decision to commit early. Why Bo Nix compares his commitment to Justin Fields It’s a different feeling...
Via SEC Country
16 hours ago
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