Ranking the 2012 Recruiting Classes: Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers

 OKTC looked at how programs did in the passing game by combining all aspects – QB play, WR prospects and blocking/pass-catching TEs. It’s important to note, though, that some schools had areas of need at WR but not QB.  1. Missouri – Quality rules over quantity here, as Dorial Green-Beckham and QB Maty Mauk stand… Read more »

Ranking the 2012 Recruiting Classes: The Offensive Lines and Running Backs

  1. Georgia – Three out-of-state prospects helped launch UGA’s offensive line class – this is a group that provides both depth and star potential. John Theus out of the Bolles School in Jacksonville (FL) is the headliner here.  2. Auburn – After an impressive OL haul last year, it seemed unlikely that Auburn would attract… Read more »

2012 Recruiting: SEC Class Rankings

Most teams have solidified the bulk of their recruiting classes, and as the final faxes roll in, we’ve taken a look at the best classes in the best conference in college football. With no more major surprises expected, here’s a look at OKTC’s final 2012 SEC recruiting rankings. How did your team stack up? **Tomorrow… Read more »

Bama Wins National Signing Day With Houndstooth Skirt Girl

 I love Alabama fans because y’all are crazy. Last year you had a fax cam girl, this year you had a fax cam houndstooth skirt girl. Starting early this morning y’all deluged my Twitter with pictures of the girl’s outfit as we rolled to Indianapolis for the Super Bowl. Granted, this wasn’t the official Alabama… Read more »

The 50 Most Annoying Super Bowl Party Guests

Every year Super Bowl parties bring together awkward groupings of people who are then forced to sit and watch a football game. Inevitably this drives me crazy. Primarily because I don’t understand why I should suddenly be forced to watch football games with people who haven’t bothered to watch a game all season. I mean,… Read more »

Georgia Cheerleader Anna Watson has Bigger Biceps Than Aaron Murray, You, Me

Anna Watson is a Georgia cheerleader. And, as you can see from this photo, she has bigger biceps than you. And Aaron Murray. And me. According to the Georgia student newspaper, she turned down a $75,000 modeling job that required her to use steroids. That’s because, evidently, her biceps aren’t big enough yet. Yikes. Somewhere Aaron… Read more »

2012 Signing Day Coverage (1:00 CT UPDATE)

Outkick the Coverage has got you covered with all the important news on National Signing Day. Check back here throughout the day for updated information on announcements, news and the inevitable surprises that always happen when the faxes start rolling in. We plan to keep you updated with: Predictions Commitment news for top prospects Position-by-position… Read more »

Internet Campaign Seeks to Bring Peyton Manning Back To Tennessee

Just in time for Super Bowl week to dawn in Indianapolis — where 3HL will be broadcasting live on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday — a Tennessee Titan fan has begun a viral internet campaign to bring Peyton Manning back to Tennessee.  Meet: www.comehomepeyton.com  The intent of the site is to buy billboards, radio ads, and create videos which are… Read more »

Five Star Recruit Landon Collins’ Mom Alleges Nick Saban Promised Job to Recruit’s Girlfriend

It wouldn’t be recruiting season without a brewing controversy down South surrounding one of the nation’s top five-star recruits, safety Landon Collins. As you can see from his Rivals offer list, everyone wanted the five-star safety — LSU, Alabama, Florida State, Auburn, Florida, USC, Texas A&M, and Georgia all offered. But ultimately the choice came down to… Read more »

The Titans Need Peyton Manning

As it becomes increasingly clear that Peyton Manning’s tenure with the Indianapolis Colts is over, another fact is becoming clear as well — the Tennessee Titans have to pursue Peyton Manning in the free agenct market. Absolutely, positively must pursue him. There have been many teams referenced as Manning pursuers — most prominently east coast… Read more »

Teabagger’s Lawyers Teabag Judicial Process

Is it incredibly stupid that Brian Downing, the Alabama fan who teabagged an LSU fan in Krystal, faces years in prison for the act? Yes. Is it incredibly stupid for his lawyers to release a letter yesterday afternoon that says the murder rate is too high to prosecute a sexual assault? Yes, yes, it is.… Read more »

SEC’s Future Will Include 16 Teams, Four Divisions of Four

For a couple of years now I’ve been writing that the ultimate future of the SEC is a 16 team conference with four divisions of four teams each. As you’ve seen from OTKC’s articles so far this week, the addition of Texas A&M and Missouri added over $100 million in revenue to the coming SEC Network, a network… Read more »

Coping with college football withdrawal

College football season is officially over. Grounds and maintenance crews are working on empty, eerily silent stadiums. Players and coaches are taking some time off before preparing for spring training, and the world is watching anxiously to see which schools the top recruits will choose.  Fans who were left crying in their beer over last… Read more »

$75 Million for a Divorce? Where can I get married?

Recently I’ve been learning a lot of helpful, valuable life lessons, one of the biggest being that – surprise!—football really isn’t over after all, you guys!  In fact, it never really ends, ever. No, really. It’s inescapable. It’s omnipresent and all pervading. Once I came to grips with you men’s insatiable thirst for actual football… Read more »

Alabama’s Check List for 2012, Take out the rest of the SEC

In the past year Alabama fans have killed Auburn’s trees and teabagged an LSU fan who was passed out sleeping in a Krystal. That’s quite a year. Two rivals down, 11 to go in a new 14 team SEC. If I’d told you to guess which fan base in America was going to be responsible for both of these acts, a public… Read more »

What’s the SEC Network Worth a Year? Try a Billion Dollars.

Right now the Southeastern Conference makes around $205 million a year from CBS and ESPN for television rights. Yesterday OKTC told you why the addition of Texas A&M and Missouri was worth over $100 million a year to the SEC when an eventual network emerges. Now let’s talk about why an SEC Network could be… Read more »

OKTC’s Top Ten Prospects For 2012

 The 2012 signing class is full of talent. While it may not be as top-heavy with can’t-miss stars as years like 2008 and 2009, it may be among the deepest groups we’ve seen in recent years.  Here’s OKTC’s final list of the top 10 prospects, regardless of position, for the Class of 2012.  1. Dorial… Read more »

Texas A&M and Missouri Worth at least $114 million a year to SEC Network

This week Outkick the Coverage will take a look at the Southeastern Conference’s future, particularly at a massive decision that is looming for the SEC and its primary network partner ESPN, whether to start a network or not. In 2009 the SEC signed a 15 year rights agreement with ESPN and CBS that extends until 2023-24. That agreement… Read more »