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SEC football review: Vanderbilt last four years

We complete our SEC football review with a look at Vanderbilt’s game-by-game record over the past four years. The 2010 season was influenced by Bobby Johnson’s late decision to retire after eight seasons as the Vanderbilt coach. Robbie Caldwell was … Continue reading

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SEC links for January 11

SEC links for Saturday: – As expected, Alabama hired Lane Kiffin to be its offensive coordinator, reports Michael Casagrande of the Birmingham News. Nick Saban didn’t just invite Kiffin to Tuscaloosa a couple of weeks ago to brainstorm. Doug Nussmeier … Continue reading

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UK target, Charlie Strong and coaching carousel

Multiple reports say that Penn State has offered Miami coach Al Golden its open head coaching position. For those who think Charlie Strong might jump to Miami, the job pays significantly less than Louisville. But Golden’s imminent departure could have … Continue reading

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BBL: Wondering if James Franklin should play Saturday

Big Blue Links: Missouri’s big receivers pose a problem for UK’s secondary If Missouri’s James Franklin is ready to play, should he? Bob Knight will be back on ESPN doing SEC games John Clay: Cats had too little Harrison and … Continue reading

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SEC: Ole Miss needs more than confidence to beat Tide

SEC links for Friday: AJ McCarron’s mom talks about her son being the mini-Saban, about Katherine Webb and more. [Birmingham News] Ole Miss believes, but confidence alone won’t be top-ranked Alabama. [NE Mississippi Daily Journal] Nick Saban calls for support … Continue reading

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SEC: Jason Dufner brings major golf title to Auburn

SEC links for Monday: Jason Dufner brings first major golf championship to Auburn Florida suspension of linebacker Antonio Morrison stands — for now LSU running back Jeremy Hill grateful for teammates’ support Mississippi State using iPad playbooks Final ex-Vanderbilt player … Continue reading

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Off-the-field questions greet James Franklin

HOOVER, Ala. — Early on during his time at the podium, Vanderbilt coach James Franklin said probably the biggest challenge the Commodores are facing is “handling success.” And is often the case with successful college football program, success on the … Continue reading

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Video: Missouri’s James Franklin on disappointing 2012

HOOVER, Ala. — Missouri quarterback James Franklin talked at the SEC Football Media Days about his injury-plagued 2012 season and hopes for 2013.

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SEC: James Franklin apologizes for “Nicky Satan” joke

SEC links for Thursday: Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin apologizes for calling the Alabama football coach “Nicky Satan,” reports the AP. What can no one joke around in this league anymore? Florida held South Carolina to 10 first-half points on … Continue reading

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James Franklin stops press conference to give fan a hug

A Vanderbilt fan made his way into the press conference after Vanderbilt’s win over North Carolina State in the Music City Bowl. In front of the media, the fan told Vandy coach James Franklin how much he appreciated the Commodores, … Continue reading

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