SouthEastern Conference — Football

Six From SEC Named FWAA Freshman All-Americans

The Football Writers Association of America released its 13th annual All-American team was announced Monday, and it is led by Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, whose Tigers will be playing for the BCS National Championship tonight.

The Path To Eight: A Look Back

When second-ranked Auburn squares off with top-ranked Florida State on Monday night in the Vizio BCS National Championship Game, it will mark an opportunity for the Southeastern Conference to win an unprecedented eighth consecutive national title. The streak began in January 2007 and includes crowns by four different league squads.

Vanderbilt Out Duels Houston In BBVA Compass Bowl

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Prolific wide receiver Jordan Matthews closed out his Vanderbilt career in familiar fashion on Saturday. The senior hauled in five passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns to help the Commodores down Houston in the BBVA Compass Bowl by a final score of 41-24.

Alabama Falls to Oklahoma In Allstate Sugar Bowl

Four Alabama turnovers led directly to 28 Oklahoma points that proved to be too much to overcome as the third-ranked Crimson Tide suffered a 45-31 defeat to 10th-ranked Sooners Thursday night before a crowd of 70,473 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Barker, Horton, Snodgrass to Play in All-Star Games

Three University of Kentucky football mid-year enrollees will get a chance to show off their talents in national all-star games this weekend as quarterback Drew Barker will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, wide receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass in the Offense-Defense All-American Game and running back Mikel Horton in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.

LSU Runs Past Iowa In Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. – LSU was at Raymond James Stadium on New Years Day to battle Iowa in the Outback Bowl, and the Tigers used a powerful rushing attack to seize a 21-14 win over the Hawkeyes.

Nebraska Edges Georgia In Gator Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Georgia and Nebraska battled through rainy conditions and choppy turf at EverBank Field on Wednesday, and the Cornhuskers held on late to down the Bulldogs 24-19 in the Gator Bowl.

Saban, Stoops Family Have Long History

Long before Nick Saban took the sidelines as a head coach and well before he won his first of four BCS Championships, the Kent State graduate spent many of his early days as a collegiate assistant coach recruiting the state of Ohio.

Previewing The Sugar Bowl: Alabama Versus Oklahoma

ORLANDO, Fla. – Not many teams in college football are used to the spotlight of a BCS bowl game quite like the Alabama Crimson Tide, who have played in five such games, including three in the last four seasons. After winning three of the past four BCS National Championships, the No. 3 Tide will be back in a BCS game once again in 2013, this time playing in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.

SEC Network Hires Tim Tebow

Former Florida quarterback and Heisman winner, Tim Tebow, has been hired as a college football analyst for the SEC Network launching in August 2014.