All-American linebacker C.J. Mosley announced Thursday that he will return for his senior season next year, which is a huge coup for Alabama. His No. 1 reason? To get his diploma.
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SEC NEWS AROUND THE WEB
- Bama LB CJ Mosley returning in '13
- Arkansas adds former Miami assistant coach
- No competency hearing for Harvey Updyke
- Malzahn said Frazier should welcome fast-paced offense
- Bama's Pruitt to FSU isn't personal, it's business
- UF expects strong effort from Strong-led Louisville
- Georgia's secondary will look to young returners in '13
- UGA's Abry Jones may play in the bowl game
- LSU freshmen getting better with extra practices
- MSU's Gator Bowl plan is complete
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Reports of Nick Saban bolting to the NFL just won't go away-al.comLatest report says the Alabama coach already is interviewing potential assistant coach candidates who will work with him when he becomes the Cleveland Browns' head coach on Jan. 8.
There are just 46 days between today and National Signing Day. What better time to check in on the current state of recruiting across the conference. As usual, we use the star rankings provided by Rivals.com. For each star they hand out, we award one point. But for the prospects they’ve yet to grade — the dreaded 0-star recruits — we also assign a point. Hey, we’re nice guys. We then look at the numbers in three different ways. First, we look at the total talent being brought into a program. That’s the top chart. Just straight total points. Quantity.Then, in the second chart, we rank the teams in terms of their average points-per-commitment. This gives you an idea of what type of athletes — generally — are giving handshake agreements to the SEC’s 14 schools. Quality. In our third and final chart, we look at the number of 4- and 5-star recruits that have committed to each school. Recruiting rankings aren’t a science, but the more high-end type players a coach brings in, the better his chance of finding some diamonds. High-caliber prospects.
With Christmas only four days away, we thought we'd take a look at the gifts that all 14 SEC teams would love to get from Santa. Some teams are wishing for do-overs from the regular season, while others are wishing for new things in the new year. I'll handle the SEC Eastern Division and Chris will take a look at the West a little later. Here's to hoping Santa can work overtime in 2012:
What they're saying around the SEC on Friday (links)-al.comGet the latest on all 14 schools in the Southeastern Conference in our Friday edition of SEC links.
Jimbo Fisher on interviewing Jeremy Pruitt and why Nick Saban is mad (video)-al.comWhat is it like to interview for a coordinator position at one of the biggest college football programs in the nation? Jimbo Fisher gives some insight into the process he went through before hiring Jeremy Pruitt.