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Past articles by Nick:

Georgia Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2018

Athlon Sports' college football experts offer game-by-game predictions for the Georgia Bulldogs' 2018 season. → Read More

Alabama Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2018

Athlon Sports' college football experts offer game-by-game predictions for the Alabama Crimson Tide's 2018 season. → Read More

Auburn Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2018

Athlon Sports' college football experts offer game-by-game predictions for the Auburn Tigers' 2018 season. → Read More

Predicting the SEC's Biggest Upsets in 2018

Upsets. Every college football fan fears them, but few teams avoid them. Nothing ruins a Saturday in the fall quite like ones favorite team falling... → Read More

Top 15 SEC Non-Conference Games of 2018

The SEC title may not be on the line, but you can bet theres loads of conference pride hanging in the balance when members step out of the league for... → Read More

8 "Can't Miss" Moments from SEC Media Days

Some say SEC Media Days isnt what it used to be, but theres still some excitement if you know where to look. Gone are the days of former coaches... → Read More

Texas A&M Head Coach Jimbo Fisher Speaks Boldly in First SEC Media Days Appearance

Good for you, Jimbo Fisher. One must be oozing with self-confidence to show up at SEC Media Days and entertain winning national championships before... → Read More

Why Georgia Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2018

The Georgia Bulldogs came about as close to winning a national championship as a football team can without actually putting the trophy in the case.... → Read More

Why Alabama Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2018

Death, taxes and Alabama in the College Football Playoff. Those are seemingly the only three certainties we have in this life. OK, so maybe that... → Read More

SEC Wild Card Players in 2018

Imagine, if you will, your favorite SEC football coach sitting down at the poker table for a friendly game. In his hand rests cards he knows hell... → Read More

Paul Finebaum makes prediction on Hugh Freeze's next move in coaching career

What's the next move for former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze after sitting out the 2017 football season? According to Paul Finebaum, it probably involving a little more patience for those who are interested in seeing one of the game's top offensive minds back on sidelines. Freeze parted ways with Ole Miss last summer → Read More

Lane Kiffin admits to modeling his FAU coaching shtick after Steve Spurrier

They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. Former Tennessee coach and Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin has that down pat at his new gig in Boca Raton, Fla. Seen by many as a "one-of-a-kind" personality, the second-year FAU coach recently revealed that he's taken a generous slice of SEC coaching → Read More

Paul Finebaum hints at possibility of alternative transfer plan for Alabama QB Jalen Hurts

As recently as April, it seemed like Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts and the Alabama football program were heading for an inevitable divorce thanks to the presence of Tua Tagovailoa. But now it's May, and Hurts still calls Tuscaloosa home with no signs of an address change on the way. What has changed? According → Read More

Paul Finebaum crushes former Alabama QB's bold prediction on Jeremy Pruitt-Kirby Smart

Former Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson brought the hot take on Friday, and Paul Finebaum — of all people — was there to throw a wet blanket on the situation. The SEC Network personality is sometimes known for stoking the flames on a controversial opinion, but this was even too much for him to handle. But → Read More

WATCH: Unamused Ed Orgeron wants nothing to do with your silly Jimbo Fisher questions

Just in case you were wondering, it's "game on" in the SEC West rivalry between LSU and Texas A&M. At least that's how we probably should interpret Ed Orgeron's cold-shoulder response to questions about new Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher. During an appearance at the Houston Touchdown Club on Wednesday, the Tigers → Read More

WATCH: Gamecocks legend Marcus Lattimore delivers hilarious Steve Spurrier impression

Marcus Lattimore is funny, but he probably shouldn't quit his day job. The former Gamecocks running back led South Carolina to some of its most successful football seasons with the help of former coach Steve Spurrier. And now that a few years have passed, Lattimore feels comfortable enough to share with all of us → Read More

Paul Finebaum: Dabo Swinney 'is the only person' who can replace Nick Saban at Alabama

Paul Finebaum has changed his mind. It really could happen. After one night in a room with Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, the SEC Network personality now believes there's a reasonable chance that the former Alabama football player would return home to coach the Crimson Tide if called upon to replace Nick Saban one day. → Read More

With 500,000 retweets, Toledo claims it will change mascot to Shrek

When Toledo rolls into Kroger Field for the 2019 football season opener against Kentucky, could they really have Shrek as a mascot? The internet surely is going to press the issue to find out. On Tuesday morning, the University of Toledo's official Twitter account tweeted that the school would change its mascot from → Read More

NFL scout slams Mel Kiper Jr.'s harsh assessment of Alabama QB Jalen Hurts

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. is paid to give his opinion on the NFL future of college football players, but that doesn't mean he's always right. Even though Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is not even eligible for NFL draft consideration, the veteran draft analyst has seemingly written off his prospects as a → Read More

Report: Mike Wallace to receive significant weight-related bonus from Philadelphia Eagles

Is this the easiest weight-related bonus in NFL history? If Mike Wallace can't make this number, there may be bigger problems for his NFL career than just receiving the extra money involved. The former Ole Miss star is set to collect a $585,000 bonus from the Philadelphia Eagles if he weighs in at less than 250 → Read More