Alabama and Georgia were voted as the favorites to play for the SEC title, with Alabama chosen to win the conference for the fifth time under head coach Nick Saban. The game would be a rematch from January.
The Auburn Tigers’ game against Arkansas will pit Gus Malzahn and Chad Morris against each other. The two have been friends going back to their time as high school coaches, and both discussed the relationship.
The topic of Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts versus Tua Tagovailoa has been present throughout the offseason, and SEC Media Days on Wednesday was the chance for media to ask Alabama team members about it.
Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said he would like to see SEC teams play ‘nine or 10’ conference games as opposed to just eight conference games. Saban used the College Football Playoff in his argument.
Former Georgia player Aaron Murray criticized new Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt on Tuesday. One day later, Pruitt responded to Murray’s take as the Volunteers head coach made his rounds at SEC Media Days.
Georgia Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart spoke about assistant coach Dell McGee. Smart applauded the approach of McGee, who enters his third season on the Georgia staff after joining the staff from Georgia Southern.
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart hit the stage Tuesday as the coach of the SEC’s defending champion. As many accomplishments as the Bulldogs racked up, a lot of the talk still remained about the title game loss.
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron fielded questions about new offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger. Ensminger had been the Tigers’ interim offensive coordinator when Les Miles was fired before Orgeron hired Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Matt Canada.
Ex-FSU Seminoles and current Texas A&M Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher commented about Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, who is suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.
Former Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher talked at the 2018 SEC Media Days on Monday about leaving FSU for Texas A&M as well as competing to bring the Aggies to a competitive level in the SEC.
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey spoke at SEC Media Days and explained how sports betting will affect college athletics. Members of the SEC staff have talked about and learned about legalized sports gambling since 2011 in an effort to be well prepared.
Former Florida Gators football quarterback Tim Tebow, now a professional baseball player in the New York Mets organization, said he is optimistic that new UF head coach Dan Mullen can turn the program around.
The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman released his annual list of college football freaks Friday, and Auburn junior cornerback Jamel Dean made the cut. Dean, who started his career at Ohio State, came in at No. 10.
Cleveland Browns rookie and former Georgia player Nick Chubb returned to his high school alma mater, Cedartown High School in Georgia, to make a special donation to the football program. Chubb gave the school 65 ‘Epic-Plus’ helmets produced by Xenith.
Former Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray criticized new Tennessee Volunteers head coach Jeremy Pruitt on Tuesday. Murray expressed doubts that Pruitt has the temperament necessary to excel as a head coach.
Sophomore quarterback Jake Fromm and true freshman Justin Fields were common topics as the two get closer to their first fall together at Georgia. Their teammates and head coach answered questions about both.
The Auburn Tigers will face North Carolina in a Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in 2020. The showdown between the Tigers and Tar Heels will be the third Chick-fil-A game, with West Virginia and Florida State as well as Georgia and Virginia also facing off.
247Sports updated its list of top players on Thursday. The recruiting site’s player rankings included a shuffle at the top, with Georgia commit Nolan Smith now No. 1. The five-star defensive end Smith takes the spot over defensive end Zach Harrison.
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