Lane Kiffin simplifying, but not speeding up, Alabama offense

New Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is simplifying, but not speeding up, Alabama offense.

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Steve Spurrier’s donations to South Carolina at $1 million

Steve Spurrier has given an accumulated $1 million in his annual donations to South Carolina.

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With experienced Marshall, expect Auburn to jump to ludicrous speed

With an experienced Nick Marshall coming back at QB, expect Auburn’s offense to make the jump to ludicrous speed.

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Rebel gone wild? Life isn’t beach for Denzel Nkemdiche after Spring Break video

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is upset about a video that shows Denzel Nkemdiche, a linebacker from Grayson, in what the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal described as a “profanity-laced tirade on the beach at what is believed to be a group of fans from an opposing team.”

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Source: Alcohol sales ‘highly unlikely’ for Georgia-Florida game

A source has said it’s “highly unlikely” that alcohol will be sold inside the stadium for the annual football game between Georgia and Florida.

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Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer to be SEC Network’s main men

Love him or loathe him, Brent Musburger will be the lead play-by-play guy when the SEC Network debuts this fall. He’ll be joined in the booth by the Jesse Palmer and his tight suit jackets and tendency to win time of possession of every discussion.

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Need $3 million? Become a SEC football coach

Gus Malzahn already is the fifth highest paid coach in the SEC. (AP)

Gus Malzahn already is the fifth highest paid coach in the SEC. (AP)

If you want to hire a top-notch SEC coach these days, you better be prepared to spend $3 million a year.

That’s what it takes.

Nearly every SEC coach makes at least $3 million a year, with Alabama’s Nick Saban topping the list at $5.62 million. He reportedly was bumped up to $7 in a new deal that was signed in December, the terms haven’t been released.

Here’s the list, courtesy of ESPN.com:

Nick Saban, Alabama: $5.62 million
Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M: $5 million
Les Miles, LSU: $4.3 million
Steve Spurrier, South Carolina: $4 million
Gus Malzahn, Auburn: $3.85 million
Bret Bielema, Arkansas: $3.2 million
Mark Richt, Georgia: $3.2 million
Gary Pinkel, Missouri: $3.1 million
Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss: $3 million
Butch Jones, Tennessee: $3 million
Will Muschamp, Florida: $3 million
Dan Mullen, Mississippi State: $2.65 million
Mark Stoops, Kentucky: $2.2 million
Derek Mason, Vanderbilt: Not disclosed because it’s a …

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SEC to review alcohol policy for certain games

Alcohol might be coming to SEC football games played at certain off-campus stadiums. The league plans to review its alcohol policy, but don’t expect your favorite adult beverages to be sold at on-campus stadiums.

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Does Saban think up-tempo offenses are like smoking cigarettes?

Nick Saban doesn’t isn’t fond of all those ultra high-speed wi-fi offenses that populate college football these days. He’s made that perfectly clear. But is he now comparing up-tempo offenses to smoking cigarettes? Yeah. Sort of?

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Dabo Swinney suspends four players for opener at Georgia

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney suspended guard David Beasley, offensive tackle Shaq Anthony, defensive back Garry Peters and defensive end Corey Crawford for the opener against Georgia at Sanford Stadium on Aug. 30.

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