The Commodores appear to be on an uptick, at least if they can get some offense to complement a very good defense that returns eight starters.
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Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason insists he's not breaking new ground by being his team's defensive coordinator, but he's loving the dual roles.
Some of the SEC's uniforms are as classic as they come. Alabama and Auburn never change. Texas A&M embraces new looks along with its throwbacks. But who has the league's best uniforms?
Among active quarterbacks, only Trevor Knight and Chad Kelly have beaten Alabama. Here's how they did it.
Kirk Herbstreit's surprise bowl teams
Vanderbilt, Colorado, Kentucky, Rutgers and Wake Forest fans can hope for a bowl bid this winter according to Herbstreit. Watch the Herbies Preseason Special at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2. 2016 Herbies
The SEC is loaded with home stadiums that rock during games, but which one is the toughest to play in? Several players from the conference weigh in.
Despite having question marks at QB, the Crimson Tide get the nod as the SEC favorite because they're always expected to win.
To get you ready for the college football season, we decided to rank each week of the SEC's season -- from Week 1 to Week 13.
Todd McShay ranks the top inside and outside linebackers on his draft board headed into the 2016 college football season, including Alabama's Tim Williams.
Kyle Shurmur took over as QB down the stretch last season as a freshman; can he parlay that experience into helping Vanderbilt to a bowl berth?
Most every team in the SEC has some level of uncertainty at quarterback, which could spell trouble in such a competitive conference.
The All-SEC preseason team is dominated by Alabama (seven players) and LSU (five), who account for 12 of the 26 selections by ESPN's SEC reporters.
Elite playmakers in the starting lineup and a lot of depth give LSU the SEC's best secondary entering the season.
Ranking the front sevens in the SEC, as Alabama leads a deep, talent assortment of defensive linemen and linebackers in the conference.
Alabama, LSU, Georgia and Tennessee lead our rankings of all 14 offensive line units across the SEC.
A look at how coaches inside and outside of the SEC handle the quarterback conundrum.
Alabama's passing game should be sharp this season, with Calvin Ridley, ArDarius Stewart, and national title game hero O.J. Howard returning.
Vanderbilt vs South Carolina Gamecocks
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