The CFN Q&A with the legendary Heisman winner.
The opening of three key SEC jobs this season -- Arkansas, Auburn and Tennessee -- sparked debate within the Athlon office, and, it seems, through rabid SEC fans.Which job is the most desirable?Itís a loaded question, for sure. Tradition, resources, commitment, recruiting base, competition level and other perks and challenges all come into play.Two years ago, we ranked every coaching job in the country in our preseason annual. Much has changed since then, not least of which conference affiliations.We attempted to revisit the topic of ranking coaching jobs this year. We asked: Which jobs would have the greatest likelihood of yielding success within the next five years for the average coach? Here are our rankings of the programs in this yearís coaching carousel. Weíll continue the exercise as more jobs open, but hereís the first look, with the three major SEC jobs leading the way.
So just who is this guy that Arkansas is bringing down from up north?
Annie Bates and Rebecca Cade of ESPNU's Campus Connection ask Nick Saban the really tough questions, such as "Do you like my shoes?"
The Alabama football team received straight A’s in weekly grading four times during the 2012 regular season. But it gets straight B’s on its final regular-season report card.Is that a little harsh for team that is ranked No. 2 in the Nation?
Grading the Tide: 2012 regular season (an expanded report card)-al.com
BOL's weekly power ranking of Alabama's 14 opponents for the 2012 season
HURT: Coaches don't need SEC experience-TideSports
The annual coaching carousel hasn't quite stopped - there are still vacancies at Colorado and Texas Tech among the big schools, and those hires may create yet more holes at other places. Still, the Southeastern Conference seems to have done well, pursuing the best coaches no matter where they were from and landing them.
Looking back on Notre Dame's path to the BCS National Championship game-al.comA thorough breakdown of how and why Notre Dame is playing for the BCS National Championship.