We will see two storied programs competing with playoff implications already on the table when Alabama and USC face off in Week 1.
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From QBs to linemen to a linebacker and running back, these are the guys who are keys to their teams' success in 2016.
The coaching carousel looks to have finally stopped in the SEC. So now is a good time to look back at all the new hires since the end of last season.
The Commodores obviously would love to reach a bowl game, but the final stretch, including Ole Miss and Tennessee at home, looks foreboding.
Some SEC fans are elated with their curre recruiting classes. Some are less so. Don't get too comfortable. History says things are likely to change.
Some SEC East schools are off to better starts than others with offensive lineman, but nearly all are vying for No. 1 overall prospect Trey Smith.
The SEC has seen its share of elite receivers. Here's a look back at the conference's top pass-catchers over the past decade.
The Commodores may be closer to the postseason than you think. Just two years after going winless in the SEC, Derek Mason thinks he has a team that can compete with anyone in the East.
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In the spirit of conference expansion chatter, our Ryan McGee has an idea. He shook up the SEC, added four schools and juggled the divisions to help create a more balanced CFB map. Which teams are in the new West and East? Flipping the field
Vanderbilt was in the same position 10 years ago that it finds itself today -- struggling to score enough to defeat the SEC's best programs.
Only four out of 44 ESPN 300 wide receivers are currently committed to SEC schools. Which teams have work left to do?
After trying to stop the practice, SEC coaches now are ready to start participating in satellite camps after the NCAA rescinded its ban on them.
Though Alabama is off to a tremendous start, Georgia isn't far behind with eight commits, including six ranked in the ESPN 300.
Some SEC East schools need running back prospects more desperately than others. Where does each stand with returning and potential incoming backs?
The SEC, which boasts the reigning national champion (Alabama), led the way again with 51 total NFL draft picks, besting the Big Ten (47).
Of the 51 SEC players drafted by NFL teams over the weekend, 25 were ranked in the ESPN 300 or the ESPN JC 100.
Highlights: Stephen Weatherly
The Vikings added some pass rush in Round 7, taking the former Vanderbilt linebacker. Check out some of Weatherly's best highlights.
Les Miles might have his best collection of secondary talent at LSU and that's saying a lot; Alabama and Florida boast talent on the back end, too.
It's no surprise that Alabama and LSU appear to be the strongest up front on defense in the SEC at this point.
A look at some of the names you might hear called from the podium this time next year.
Next in our post-spring position rankings is the offensive line. Can any school challenge the combination of depth and talent Alabama enjoys?
Not everything crystallized in the spring; Florida and Georgia will trot out new QBs, and Tennessee will hope Joshua Dobbs is ready to break out.
With practice officially over, it's time for our post-spring position rankings. We continue our series with the wide receivers and tight ends.
There's plenty of uncertainty at the quarterback spot in the SEC East, with heavyweights Georgia and Florida among those not having named a starter.
LSU and Tennessee lead the pack in our post-spring analysis of SEC runners.
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