Category Archives: SEC

John Clay podcast: Kentucky-Georgia football preview

For this week’s football podcast, I talked with Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader and Jason Butt of the Macon Telegraph about Saturday’s Kentucky-Georgia Desperation Day game at Sanford Stadium, noon kickoff on the SEC Network. Kentucky is coming off back-to-back … Continue reading

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SEC: Strong showing in College Football Playoff rankings

Despite a home loss to Ole Miss, Alabama appeared at No. 4 in the first College Football Playoff Rankings. That was more of a surprise than LSU being No. 2 in the initial poll. Clemson came in at No. 1 … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Tuesday

Big Blue Links for Tuesday:

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BBL: Georgia has no idea what it’s doing at quarterback

Big Blue Links are back: Kentucky basketball’s first exhibition basketball game is viewable, but not on television, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. The game is available on SEC Network Plus. Jerry has the details. Ottawa coach appreciates chance to … Continue reading

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Butch Jones: ‘Our team showed maturity on the road’

Tennessee coach Butch Jones after win over Kentucky: Overall thoughts on tonight’s win: “I thought it was a very complete game. We challenged our football team all week long. This has to be a game of complementary football. We had … Continue reading

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SEC football predictions: Week 9

SEC football predictions for Saturday:

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SEC football predictions: Week 8

Here are my predictions for Saturday’s SEC games: Auburn at Arkansas (12:00/SEC): Auburn earned its first conference win last Thursday at Kentucky. Arkansas’ only league win also came on the road earlier this year at Tennessee. Arkansas has had a … Continue reading

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SEC: Different Tennessee travels to Alabama

SEC links for Saturday: Tennessee is taking a different attitude to Alabama, reports Dustin Dopirak of the Knoxville News-Sentinel. “The last time Tennessee went to Tuscaloosa, it simply was hoping to survive, offensive tackle Kyler Kerbyson said. It was 2013 and … Continue reading

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SEC links: Les Miles wary of WKU’s Brandon Doughty

SEC links for Friday: Young people, no matter how big or strong, can have problems, says Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News. Derrick Henry is getting busier by the week for Alabama, reports Chattanooga Times Free Press. The Crimson Tide … Continue reading

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Dak Prescott returned to Starkville for a reason

There’s no secret to Kentucky’s greatest challenge Saturday night in Starkville. It’s the 6-foot-2, 230-pound senior who plays quarterback for Mississippi State. It’s Dak Prescott. Eighth in the Heisman Trophy voting last year after leading State to the school’s first-ever … Continue reading

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