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.
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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.
Rittenberg predicts Georgia Tech over UK
Are there any teams that have had more on-field drama than Georgia Tech and Kentucky? ESPN's Adam Rittenberg doesn't think so and predicts a wild game and a Yellow Jackets win in the TaxSlayer Bowl. Bowl Predictions
The Wildcats finished the season as one of the SEC's hottest teams, and they'll try to keep it going versus a Georgia Tech team shooting for nine wins.
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.
There have been some eyebrow-raising performances in the SEC this season, but perhaps nothing has been as surprising as South Carolina's bowl run.
Wildcats improve bowl positioning
Kentucky, fresh off its upset of rival Louisville, will head to the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville to face Georgia Tech per Mark Schlabach or to the Belk Bowl in Charlotte to play Virginia Tech per Brett McMurphy. Bowl projections
An Egg Bowl win over Ole Miss plus a top APR score might make Mississippi State the 12th SEC team to grab a bowl berth. We're putting the Bulldogs in.
Coach of the week: Mark Stoops
After on 0-2 start, Stoops was on the hot seat. But after winning five of their next six games and closing the season with a victory at No. 11 Louisville, the Cats are now bowl bound. Coaching winners and losers (Insider)
Vanderbilt's Derek Mason and Kentucky' Mark Stoops both have pulled their teams from shaky starts to being bowl eligible. Which was a bigger surprise?
It's the Tide and everyone else in the SEC. No one else has nine wins, whereas every other Power 5 conference has at least three teams with that many.
It was a down year overall for the SEC, but Alabama is the best in the league and the nation.
Kentucky vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
EverBank Field - Sat 12/31