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Past articles by Andrew:

Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to all charges against him

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him. On Tuesday, the former Alabama star entered the not guilty plea through his lawyer, as reported by The Athletic's David Lombardi. Foster faces felony charges of domestic violence, forcefully attempting to dissuade a → Read More

Greg McElroy gives telling prediction for how much longer Nick Saban will coach at Alabama

Greg McElroy played quarterback for Nick Saban at Alabama and works for the SEC Network. Everyone wants to know how much longer Saban is going to coach and McElroy offered his opinion to SEC Country. → Read More

WATCH: Tennessee students protest chancellor Beverly Davenport's reported firing

There are protests at Tennessee. Heard of that one before? On Wednesday afternoon, WNML’s Jimmy Hyams broke the news on Twitter that the University of Tennessee had fired chancellor Beverly Davenport, reporting that Dr. Joe DiPietro made the call. Knoxville CBS affiliate WVLT has confirmed Hyams’ report. Shortly → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Clay Travis explains why he doesn't consider Alabama's QB competition to be close

It's a discussion that will continue until the 2018 season starts: Jalen Hurts or Tua Tagovailoa? Outkick the Coverage's Clay Travis shares his thoughts on the Alabama quarterback battle. → Read More

Clay Travis: Bobby Petrino, Lane Kiffin, Hugh Freeze would be more successful at LSU

Clay Travis has opinions — lots of them. SEC Country caught up with the Outkick the Coverage voice to discuss many things, including which SEC coach has the hottest seat. → Read More

Florida trolls Toledo for Shrek-inspired tweet in perfect way

The University of Florida's Twitter account needled Toledo in a perfect way. You might remember that the University of Toledo's Twitter account published a message Tuesday saying that the school would consider changing its mascot from Rocky to the animated ogre Shrek. The school wanted 500,000 retweets for the move → Read More

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox joins in needling UCF after hilarious SEC Shorts video

They're having some fun at UCF's expense these days in Alabama, and consider Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox part of the crowd enjoying a good laugh. On Monday, the creative crew at SEC Shorts released a hilarious video promoting what appears to be a hastily crafted “national championship trophy” for the Knights. → Read More

SEC Network’s Cole Cubelic ‘losing confidence’ Jalen Hurts will remain with Alabama

SEC Network analyst Cole Cubelic made thoughtful comments about Alabama's quarterback situation featuring Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa. On Tuesday, Cubelic appeared on WJOX 94.5 FM and broke down his takeaways from Alabama's spring game on Saturday. As part of his analysis, Cubelic said he's "losing confidence that → Read More

GM John Lynch gives telling comment about Reuben Foster’s future with San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch offered a no-nonsense message about Reuben Foster's future with the franchise. If the charges against the former Alabama linebacker are proven true, Foster won't be part of the organization. On Monday, Lynch delivered the strong comment about Foster's future with San → Read More

Minkah Fitzpatrick breaks down Alabama QB competition featuring Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa

Jalen Hurts found his name in the news a lot Thursday. Former teammate Minkah Fitzpatrick shared his thoughts on the Hurts vs. Tua Tagovailoa QB competition with SEC Country. → Read More

Former Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick reveals Nick Saban’s maddest moment

Former Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick is well-acquainted with Nick Saban's anger. In three seasons with the Crimson Tide, Fitzpatrick saw Alabama's coach get upset on multiple occasions. And as Fitzpatrick told SEC Country, Saban "has one level of anger, and it's very angry." But to Fitzpatrick, one moment → Read More

Former Alabama DB Anthony Averett slams SEC doubters with pointed message

Former Alabama defensive back Anthony Averett has a strong message for SEC doubters out there: Wake up and recognize the talent. On Monday, Averett used Twitter to write, "The SEC hate so real," and he went on to show his frustration with what he views as a lack of respect for the skill found in the conference. → Read More

Marcus Spears reveals his Alabama QB choice between Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa

A lot of people are watching closely the quarterback battle at Alabama between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa. SEC Network analyst Marcus Spears gave his pick. → Read More

LOOK: Confusing T-shirt should give headaches to both sides of Alabama-Auburn rivalry

One T-shirt is way, way wrong when it comes to the Alabama-Auburn rivalry. On Thursday, Reddit passed along an image of an Alabama, er, Auburn — er, both? — T-shirt that's apparently for sale in southern Alabama. It appears to be crimson. However, the T-shirt includes a large "AUBURN" printed near the bottom of the → Read More

WATCH: Tim Tebow launches 3-run home run in first at-bat with Double-A Binghamton

Tim Tebow showed off his ability to launch a home run once again. On Thursday, the former Florida quarterback hit a three-run home run in his debut with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets' Double-A affiliate. The play happened in the bottom of the first inning to give his team a 5-0 lead against → Read More

Tim Tebow receives major compliment from former Cy Young Award winner Frank Viola

Tim Tebow is preparing to begin the minor-league season with Double-A Binghamton, a New York Mets affiliate. It represents the latest step in the baseball journey for the former Florida quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner, who is now 30. The season for Binghamton starts on Thursday night, when the Rumble Ponies → Read More

Greg McElroy explains why Alabama's spat with LeBron James 'almost like a dream scenario'

Greg McElroy weighed in on LeBron James' public showdown with Alabama coach Nick Saban, and the former Crimson Tide quarterback considers both sides possible winners. Speaking on The Paul Finebaum Show on Wednesday, McElroy said the attention from James and the NBA star's multimedia platform, called Uninterrupted, → Read More

Greg McElroy names most difficult thing for Nick Saban during Alabama's QB competition

Greg McElroy addressed the hardest thing Nick Saban has to face in Alabama's quarterback competition. On Wednesday, the former Crimson Tide quarterback and current SEC Network analyst appeared on The Paul Finebaum Show and was asked how Saban can balance the situation involving quarterbacks Jalen Hurts and Tua → Read More

WATCH: Frustrated Nick Saban reams out Alabama players on practice field

Nick Saban didn't like what he saw during a recent Alabama practice, and he made sure to let players know about it. On Tuesday, WVUA 23's Brandon Kamerman released a short video clip on Twitter of the Crimson Tide coach reaming out a few Alabama players after a sequence in practice. It's unclear what particular → Read More

Lane Kiffin reveals top coaching trait gained from working under Nick Saban at Alabama

Lane Kiffin spent three years as the offensive coordinator for Nick Saban at Alabama. He says one big thing has helped him as head coach at FAU. → Read More