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Campus Pressbox managing editor Seth Merenbloom is joined weekly by Auburn alumn and super fan Bird LeCroy to discuss football and basketball in the Southeastern Conference.

Campus Pressbox managing editor Seth Merenbloom is joined weekly by Auburn alumn and super fan Bird LeCroy to discuss football and basketball in the Southeastern Conference.


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Campus Pressbox managing editor Seth Merenbloom is joined weekly by Auburn alumn and super fan Bird LeCroy to discuss football and basketball in the Southeastern Conference.






The SEC 41 – 87 | Rivalry Week Special!

Rivalry week gets some special treatment here with all of the big games, the coaching carousel, and playoff implications swarming around us in the SEC. Who will coach where? Will there be changes within the conference with coaches switching schools? Seth and Bird (Autull) dig right in with a no holds barred approach and tackle... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 86 | Is Steve Patterson Who Auburn Athletics Needs?

Bird LeCroy (@Autull) is joined by Seth Merenbloom to discuss SEC scheduling, Auburn athletics, coaching searches, and how many teams the SEC and Big Ten will have in the College Football Playoff. Topics: SEC scheduling Gus Malzahn has it figured out at Auburn Which conference will be most represented in the Playoff Should Dan Mullen... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 85 | College Football In November! Suck It Up, Buttercup!

Bird LeCroy (@Autull) is joined by Seth Merenbloom to discuss the potential problem Butch Jones faces at Tennessee, the image problem that follows Jim McElwain, and whether or not Georgia deserves the top spot in the College Football Playoff poll. Topics: Butch Jones and his alleged treatment of players Jim McElwain’s less the humble attitude... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 84 | What a Beautiful Mess the SEC Is

Bird LeCroy (@Autull) is joined by Damien Bowman (@damienbowman) to discuss the coaching carousel and all the problems in the SEC. Topics: Jay Jacobs vs. Gus Malzahn Butch Jones and the Champions of Life Next coach of Alabama is…. The Big Ten 411 SEC Weekly Picks Links: Monday Down South: With the end in sight,... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 83 | Two Good Fellas Take Off Their Shoes to Tackle Adidas

Seth (@SethMerenbloom) and Bird (@Autull) got the Adidas/basketball scandal dropped on them just before time to record, and they address that unholy mess in Episode 83. A couple of football stories, Butch Jones’ and Barry Odom’s locker room rants, were taken on as were this week’s predictions on all of the upcoming SEC games. But... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 82 | 63 Is An Unlucky Number For Butch Jones

Seth (@SethMerenbloom) and Bird (@Autull) haven’t talked much about Mississippi State over the years, but that all changed on Episode 82. We talk about Dan Mullen and his job prospects, Auburn and Gus Malzahn’s personnel issues, and no episode of The SEC 411 is complete without mention of Butch Jones. Dan Mullen has ripped off a... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 81 | Auburn And Missouri Have Coaching Problems

Seth (@SethMerenbloom) and Bird (@Autull) are back for Episode 81. Auburn fans are confused, Missouri fans are close to jumping ship, and just how much cheating goes on in college football? We talk about this and more! Dennis Dodd asked if cheating is really this rampant in college football. It would be naive to say... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 80 | Make All Of Your Clickbait Responsible Clickbait

Seth (@SethMerenbloom) and Bird (@Autull) dove into all things Auburn this week. Softball coach Clint Myers is the focus of an investigation, is using disparaging clickbait titles against Auburn, and we wrap up the show with our SEC picks. Former Auburn softball players are alleging abuse, sexual harassment, and the covering up of those... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 79 | 2017 Is The Year Of The SEC Quarterback

We’re just about a week away from the games kicking off and Seth (@SethMerenbloom) and Bird (@Autull) couldn’t be more excited. The SEC has six teams ranked in the AP Preseason Top 25. Much to everyone’s surprise, Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee are all in the ranking. SEC fans everywhere are hoping that this preseason SEC... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 78 l Jim Harbaugh Can’t Hold a Candle to Jim Mcelwain

The Florida Gators football program developed a negative reputation under former head coach Urban Meyer. Any issues that were present with Meyer shouldn’t be held against current Florida coach Jim Mcelwain. But that may be what is happening. Antonio Callaway was one of seven players to get in trouble recently. And now all of those... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 77 l Auburn is Overrated and Bird Brings the Ruckus (Sort of)

Tom Fornelli recently wrote about the most overrated teams in the 2017 preseason poll. Seth (@SethMerenbloom) agrees with Fornelli, but Bird (@Autull) believes that Gus Malzahn is in the middle of a five-year rebuilding project. The podcasting duo goes as far as to compare Malzahn to Bob Stoops. As is usually the case with an... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 76 | This Is Vanderbilt’s Year To Win The SEC…No, Not Really

We’re now in August which means that the start of college football is just a few weeks away. I think we’re all ready to kick this thing off. If off-season content is something you want, you’re going to be sorely disappointed if you’re an LSU fan. First year head coach Ed Orgeron has shut the... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 75 | Hugh Freeze Has Been Escorted From The Building

We’re just about a month away from the start of the football season. So we have plenty of on-field topics to discuss…or do we? As Lee Corso would say, Not So Fast My Friend! Ole Miss and Hugh Freeze have had the allegation of NCAA violations swirling around them for the better part of the... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 74 | Ed Orgeron is Building a Wall – Will He Make Texas Pay For It?

Chase Holik (@chaseholik88) joined the show and his timing was perfect. Chase is a Texas Longhorn fan and we’re all well aware of the turf war that Ed Orgeron and LSU is waging against Tom Herman and Texas. It seems that Orgeron wants to keep all of those local, 3-star, satellite camp players for himself. Orgeron... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 73 | Is Butch Jones Underrated, Overrated, Or Just Right?

Welcome to our game of musical chairs! Seth (@SethMerenbloom) is back and Bird is out. Not to worry. We still had fun as Kristen Botica (@KristenBotica) joined us. The out spoken coaches of the SEC are not in favor of an early signing period. That is something that Kristen agrees with. Seth, on the other... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 72 | Bird Doesn’t Have Time for Wookies

Ed Orgeron may or may not have himself in trouble with New Orleans high school football coaches. The coaches aren’t happy with how he has fired and demoted assistant coaches. But not all of the stories out of LSU are tense ones. Orgeron was the influential voice behind Leonard Fournette sitting out the Citrus Bowl.... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 71 | Bird, Damien and the King of Hate Break Down the National Championship

The big game was played between Clemson and Alabama and Dabo Swinney’s Tigers are the new king of the mountain. This shouldn’t be considered the end of the road for Nick Saban, but Clemson beat the best of the best. Now to see if Swinney can keep it going at Clemson. We mixed in some... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 70 | No Real Auburn Fan Cheers for Alabama

Damien fills in for Seth for the platinum anniversary edition of the SEC 411. Damien grills Bird about his Sugar Bowl experience before they reflect a bit on how poor Auburn looked during the game. One of them thinks the end is near for the Gus Bus while the other is a bit more optimistic.... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 69 | Eight Wins in the SEC is like Ten Wins in the Big 12

Let’s get ready for the big bowls! Alabama is in the playoff against Washington and Florida and Auburn have high profile games of their own. It’s easy to see why these games matter, but not all bowl games are created equal and that has created a small uproar over Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey and Shock... Continue reading →


The SEC 411 – 68 | Tis’ the Season for Bowl Games

Are you ready for some bowl games? The SEC is! Bird and Seth talk about the Texas Bowl, Birmingham Bowl, Belk Bowl, Music City Bowl and Citrus Bowl. Which SEC teams will be winning bowls championships and which will be winning championships in life? Tune in and find out. Links: Nebraska, Tennessee is a matchup... Continue reading →