Alabama dominated ESPN's SEC Superlatives the same way it has dominated its league rivals over the past two seasons.
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Shawn Elliott, who has been an assistant at South Carolina under Steve Spurrier and Will Muschamp, has been named head coach at Georgia State.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Steve Spurrier was honored with the NCFAA Contributions to College Football Award and talked about being an ambassador at Florida, and related it to a new role for the South Carolina governor.
It was an uneven season in the SEC East this season, therefore it's not surprising that the QB play was a bit up-and-down. What does the future hold?
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
One name gaining traction at Georgia State is South Carolina offensive line coach Shawn Elliott, sources say. Elliott served as South Carolina's co-offensive coordinator from 2012 to 2015 and was interim coach following Steve Spurrier's midseason retirement.
SEC not likely to repeat bowl dominance
No conference has more teams playing in bowl games than the SEC, but seven of the 12 teams are underdogs in their bowl. Last year, the SEC went 9-2 in bowls (an FBS record for wins by a conference).
There were 13 new coordinators in the SEC, and we handed out grades gauging how each one did in his first year at his new school.
The regular season is over in the SEC and it was a season that saw Alabama flex its muscles throughout to be the runaway No. 1 in the power rankings.
South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said he believes his players who claim that a racial slur was used on the field at Clemson during last week's rivalry game.
USF's Flowers will be difficult to stop
Quinton Flowers isn't Deshaun Watson, but he's close. And that's bad news for the Gamecocks. Flowers is one of the under-the-radar players in the nation and will show it in the Birmingham Bowl, Adam Rittenberg predicts. Bowl Predictions
South Florida will be seeking its 11th win of the season, facing a young South Carolina team that exceeded expectations in Year 1 under Will Muschamp.
South Carolina best under pressure
South Carolina, under first-year coach Will Muschamp, made its way to a bowl game thanks to winning the close games. The Gamecocks will play USF in the Birmingham Bowl.
Former South Carolina starting quarterback Lorenzo Nunez, who was shifted to wide receiver, is leaving the Gamecocks. Nunez is looking to transfer somewhere he can play quarterback again.
If the SEC teams are to have a successful bowl season, they'll get there by slowing down some of the nation's top quarterbacks.
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Legion Field (AL) - Thu 12/29