In a week, the bowl season for the SEC will kick off when Ole Miss takes on Georgia Tech in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 in Nashville, Tenn. It's the first of 10 postseason games involving SEC teams, culminating with Auburn facing Florida State in the VIZIO BCS National Championship.
Today, we're looking at 10 players who surprised us in the SEC. These are players who didn't enter the season with a ton of hype, weren't big-time recruits in the 2013 recruiting class or made big splashes after pedestrian 2012 seasons.
about 82 days ago | Ed Aschoff and Chris Low | Florida Gators
Now that Jameis Winston has been crowned this year's Heisman Trophy winner, it's time to take an early peak at the top candidates for next season. Our own Travis Haney did all the hard work for us earlier this week when he debuted his list of the top 10 candidates who should be up for the award in 2014.
We couldn't finish our lists of SEC all-stars without talking about the youngsters who help make this league go round. For our all-underclassmen team, we decided to use players who are true freshmen, redshirt freshmen or true sophomores.
about 84 days ago | Edward Aschoff and Chris Low | Texas A&M Aggies
On Monday, we gave you guys our All-SEC first team. Today, we thought we'd unveil our second team for 2013. There are so many guys in this league who deserve recognition that we just wouldn't feel good about not having another team to give props to during the holiday season: OFFENSE QB: AJ McCarron, Alabama RB: Jeremy Hill, LSU RB: Mike Davis, South Carolina WR: Jarvis Landry, LSU WR: Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri TE: Hunter Henry, Arkansas OL: Wesley Johnson, Vanderbilt OL: Justin Britt, Missouri OL: A.
about 85 days ago | Edward Aschoff and Chris Low | Texas A&M Aggies
With only the bowls left, the all-star games are beginning to fill out their rosters. Invitations for pre-draft games have gone out to seniors around the Big 12. This is not a final list, just an early rundown of who we know that has decided where to showcase their skills in front of the NFL scouts.
about 85 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
The SEC coaches have spoken, and Alabama has once again taken over their end-of-the-year All-SEC team. The Crimson Tide led the rest of the league with nine representatives on the coaches' teams, including an SEC-leading five first-team selections.
about 92 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies
With SEC rivalry week on deck next week, this might feel like the calm before the storm. But there are still a few games on Saturday that carry major bowl implications -- including Missouri-Ole Miss, LSU-Texas A&M and Tennessee-Vanderbilt.
about 110 days ago | David Ching | Texas A&M Aggies
AUSTIN, Texas -- Well, it wasn't easy to come up with many of these after Texas' 38-13 loss to No. 12 Oklahoma State on Saturday. A few Longhorns who did stand out in the blowout: WR Mike Davis: Davis finished with 112 yards on a season-high nine receptions and did so fairly quietly.