Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alabama's season-opening starting quarterback is transferring

    Fox Sports "With Jalen Hurts entrenched as the Alabama quarterback, and three upperclassmen behind him, it only seemed to be a matter of 'when,' not 'if' someone would transfer out of the program. That 'when' came on Wednesday, when AL.com reported that Blake Barnett would be leaving the..." September 29

  • Alabama star linebacker Tim Williams arrested on gun charges

    CBS Sports "Alabama linebacker Tim Williams was arrested by university police and charged with carrying a pistol without a permit, according to Alabama's Rivals site, TideSports.com. Williams was reportedly booked into a jail at 2:09 a.m. and released on bond. A senior, WIlliams is one of Alabama's best..." September 29

  • Ed Orgeron says Danny Etling is still the starting quarterback

    LSU 247 Sports "New LSU interim football coach Ed Orgeron took questions from Tigers fans on his radio show on Wednesday night, and he said the offense will start to look different and new changes will be evident each week. However, one change Orgeron isn't making right now is at quarterback. " September 29

  • Miles firing could shuffle Dylan Moses' official visit plans

    247 Sports "The nation’s top-ranked outside linebacker per 247Sports in five-star Dylan Moses is set for the first of five official visits this weekend to Alabama. Perhaps he may alter his plans to fit LSU moving forward. A source speculated told 247Sports that Moses may now see an official to LSU..." September 28

  • LSU DE Davon Godchaux booked with domestic battery/child endangerment

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU defensive end Davon Godchaux was booked Monday morning with false imprisonment and domestic abuse battery/child endangerment by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office, according to an arrest report. Godchaux, 21, a junior from Plaquemine, was released from East Baton Rouge Parish..." September 27

  • LSU football reportedly will ‘gauge the interest’ of Nick Saban, Urban Meyer and others

    Sportsnaut "After firing Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, LSU football is reportedly setting its sights on the top coaches in the nation, including Nick Saban and Urban Meyer. Currently, the LSU football program is under the interim guidance of former USC interim Ed Orgeron, who coached the..." September 27

  • Bovada’s 10 Favorites For The LSU Job

    College Spun "Tom Herman is the favorite to land the LSU job, per Bovada. Bovada, one of the biggest sportsbooks in the world, has released odds on LSU’s coaching search. They have odds on 10 coaches, with Herman having the best odds to get the position at 5/4." September 27

  • LSU fires coach Les Miles, will reportedly name Ed Orgeron interim coach

    CBS Sports "LSU has fired coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CBS Sports. Ross Dellenger of the Baton Rouge Advocate first reported the firings. Miles, who led the Tigers to three SEC West titles, two SEC championships and one..." September 26

  • Williams leads Kentucky past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Running backs Stanley "Boom" Williams and Benny Snell each scored touchdowns in the second half to lead Kentucky past South Carolina 17-10 on Saturday night in Lexington, Ky. Williams, who rushed 15 times for 123 yards, scored on a 43-yard run to open the third quarter and Snell, who..." September 25

  • No. 1 Alabama crushes Kent State

    The Sports Xchange "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Top-ranked Alabama pounded Kent State 48-0 on Saturday in its final tune-up before SEC play. The Crimson Tide moved to 4-0 while Kent State dropped to 1-3 overall. "The goal going into this game was to play a complete game," Alabama coach Nick Saban said. "We..." September 24

  • No. 23 Ole Miss decimates 12th-ranked Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "OXFORD, Miss. -- Redemption was a word tossed around rather freely during practice last week for 23rd-ranked Mississippi. After suffering heartbreaking losses to the likes of Florida State and Alabama, Saturday's game against No. 12 Georgia was an opportunity the Rebels knew they couldn't..." September 24

  • Missouri blasts Delaware State 79-0

    The Sports Xchange "A week after suffering a stinging loss to a ranked opponent, Missouri took out its frustrations on an overmatched team from the Football Championship Subdivision, beating Delaware State 79-0 on Saturday in a nonconference game at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. Drew Lock completed 26..." September 24

  • Fitzgerald guides Mississippi State past Massachusetts

    The Sports Xchange "Nick Fitzgerald threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 110 yards to lead Mississippi State to a 47-35 non-conference victory over Massachusetts on Saturday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes to Fred Ross, his third and fourth TD..." September 24

  • Vanderbilt overcomes halftime deficit to win in OT

    The Sports Xchange "BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Western Kentucky let Vanderbilt hang around and paid for it dearly. The Commodores, down 14 late in the first half, stunned the Hilltoppers 31-30 on Saturday when they deflected a two-point conversion attempt in the first overtime to seal the victory. Vanderbilt..." September 24

  • Tennessee halts 11-game skid against Florida

    The Sports Xchange "For No. 14 Tennessee, the second half on Saturday ranged somewhere between catharsis and exorcism. Breaking an unfathomable 11-year losing streak to Southeastern Conference East rival Florida, the Volunteers scored 38 straight points to erase a 21-0 second-quarter deficit and post a 38-28..." September 24

  • Clock runs out on No. 18 LSU; Auburn prevails

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- For a moment, it appeared that LSU had stunned Auburn on a touchdown pass as time expired. But the apparent winning touchdown was nullified after the play was reviewed and it was determined that the ball was not snapped before the time expired, giving Auburn a most improbable..." September 24

  • Why history says Art Briles won't be the next head coach at Auburn

    Fox Sports "The Louisville Cardinals are college football's hottest team and after a couple years out of the spotlight, Bobby Petrino is again the sport's hottest coach. That's right, the man who walked out on the Atlanta Falcons and then had an unceremonious exit from Arkansas is the toast of college..." September 23

  • Re-live the moment Cam Newton crushed LSU's soul and became an Auburn legend

    Fox Sports - College Football "Auburn and LSU are set to play on Saturday night in a game that has huge implications for both teams. Les Miles and Gus Malzahn are both on the hot seat, and a loss could do irreparable damage to their respective seasons, and possibly their careers. It wasn't all that long ago that these two..." September 22

  • Kentucky quarterback Drew Barker to miss ‘significant time’ with back injury

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Kentucky will be without quarterback Drew Barker for “significant time” as he recovers from a back injury, Coach Mark Stoops confirmed on Wednesday after practice. “He has an injury that does not require surgery at this point in time, and he will be out for a significant amount of time,”..." September 22

  • Did Lane Kiffin almost end up as head coach at Arkansas?

    Fox Sports - College Football "One of the most interesting stories to come out of the college football weekend came courtesy of Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals. By now you know that the Cardinals crushed Florida State, but what's been more interesting is the reaction to Petrino specifically. A guy who was once..." September 20

  • LSU’s Leonard Fournette on Alton Sterling, social issues: ‘I have a voice’

    SEC Country "When Leonard Fournette posted a photo of himself wearing an Alton Sterling shirt last week, he received an outpouring of support, backlash and indifference. “Wear a FREE OJ shirt as far as I care,” one response said, “just give me TD’s.” His role as a social-justice advocate is not yet on..." September 20

  • No. 23 Florida rolls; QB Del Rio injured

    The Sports Xchange "No. 23 Florida's defense is ready for the heart of its SEC schedule, but is the Gators' offense -- especially if starting quarterback Luke Del Rio misses time? Del Rio left Saturday night's 32-0 win over North Texas in Gainesville, Fla., late in the third quarter. On a drop-back pass, Del..." September 18

  • No. 16 Georgia rallies late to beat Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Sometimes, good fortune is every bit as important as good talent. Take, for example, No. 16 Georgia, which rallied to beat North Carolina in its opener and then held on for dear life against Nicholls on Sept. 10. On Saturday night at Missouri's Faurot Field, it appeared that..." September 18

  • Texas A&M gets past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- Offense has been Texas A&M's calling card in the Kevin Sumlin era. Times appear to be changing. Behind a suffocating defense and five field goals from kicker Daniel LaCamera, the No. 17 Aggies grinded out a 29-16 SEC-opening victory over Auburn on Saturday night at..." September 18

  • Desmond Howard on College GameDay: LSU QB change 'had to be made'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "ESPN College GameDay analysts all seemed to agree that LSU coach Les Miles is making the right move by starting Danny Etling over Brandon Harris against Mississippi State. Desmond Howard kicked things off on Saturday morning by saying Miles "had to make the move." "We saw (Harris), he wasn't..." September 17

  • Pennsylvania 4-star Mark Webb Jr. becomes Georgia’s highest-rated commitment at WR

    Dawg Nation "The package for Georgia’s recruiting class this year has finally been delivered. It came all the way from Pennsylvania. Mark Webb, a four-star receiver from Archbishop Wood about 25 miles outside of Philadephia, committed to Georgia Friday night on ESPNU prior to a nationally-televised clash..." September 17

  • Georgia Tech runs over Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman fullback Dedrick Mills scored three touchdowns and helped Georgia Tech amass 511 total yards in a 38-7 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. Mills, who didn't play last week while serving a one-game suspension for missing a team meeting, carried 14 times..." September 17

  • No. 15 Tennessee fends off Ohio upset bid

    The Sports Xchange "Joshua Dobbs and Josh Malone parlayed their chemistry to assist No. 15 Tennessee in avoiding a devastating defeat on Saturday Dobbs, a senior quarterback, threw two touchdown passes to the junior receiver as the Volunteers sidestepped an upset bid by Ohio to post a 28-19 victory in..." September 17

  • Auburn TE who left program for 'personal reasons' accused of rape, per report

    Sporting News - NCAAF "A former Auburn tight end who left the program for what was described as "personal reasons" has been accused of first-degree rape, according to a report from the Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus, Ga.). Landon Rice — who on Sept. 10 was confirmed to have left the program — was accused in a July 27..." September 17

  • South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "South Carolina forced three turnovers deep in its own territory to help freshman quarterback Brandon McIlwain win his first career start as the Gamecocks held on to beat East Carolina 20-15 on Saturday in Columbia, S.C. East Carolina receiver Zay Jones caught 22 passes for 190 yards, coming..." September 17

  • Snel powers Kentucky past New Mexico State

    The Sports Xchange "Benny Snell tied a school record with four rushing touchdowns, and Stephen Johnson came off the bench to throw three scoring strikes to tight end C.J. Conrad as Kentucky posted a 62-42 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats' 692 yards marked the..." September 17

  • Top-ranked Alabama overhauls Ole Miss

    The Sports Xchange "OXFORD, Miss. -- Top-ranked Alabama needed all 60 minutes to escape Vaught-Hemingway Stadium with a 48-43 win over No. 19 Mississippi on Saturday. The Crimson Tide (3-0, 1-0 SEC) got 146 rushing yards from quarterback Jalen Hurts, a punt return touchdown and two defensive touchdowns in the..." September 17

  • Les Miles names QB Danny Etling as starter vs. Mississippi State

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The decision was inevitable. LSU quarterback Danny Etling has replaced Brandon Harris as the starter for the game against Mississippi State, coach Les Miles announced Friday. The move was a no-brainer — Harris struggled against Wisconsin in Week 1 and in the first half of the Tigers' game..." September 16

  • The five college football programs with the most NFL players

    Fox Sports - College Football "Which colleges produce the most future NFL players? With preseason cuts officially over, we decided to take a look. Obviously these numbers are subject to change -- based on injuries, free agent signings and general roster transactions -- but as of right now, here are the five schools which..." September 14

  • Les Miles Provides Updates On RB Leonard Fournette

    Tiger Droppings "LSU head coach Les Miles expects star running back Leonard Fournette to return to practice this week and play against Mississippi State on Saturday night. Fournette sat out against Jacksonville State last Saturday. " September 12

  • Auburn bounces back with 51-14 win

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Sean White passed for three touchdowns and Kerryon Johnson rushed for two as Auburn shrugged off a close loss to No. 2 Clemson last week with a 51-14 rout of Arkansas State on Saturday night in Auburn, Ala. Sophomore running backs Kamryn Pettway (152) and Johnson (124) had their..." September 11

  • Lock lowers boom as Missouri jolts Eastern Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Drew Lock completed five touchdown passes to lead Missouri to its first victory under new coach Barry Odom with a 61-21 rout of visiting Eastern Michigan in a non-conference game on Saturday. Lock completed 24 of 37 passes for 450 yards with no interceptions. All of his touchdown passes were..." September 11

  • Arkansas slays No. 15 TCU in double overtime

    The Sports Xchange "FORT WORTH, Texas -- Earlier in the game, Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen remembered being stuffed by TCU's defense on third-and-short. The Razorbacks went back to the same play with the outcome hanging in the balance in double overtime. This time, Allen and his lineman found something..." September 11

  • No. 17 Tennessee wins in front of record crowd

    The Sports Xchange "BRISTOL, Tenn. -- For Tennessee coach Butch Jones, this one was special. "We talk to the players all the time about leaving a legacy," he said. And the 17th-ranked Volunteers certainly made some memories while taking strides toward being the team they want to be Saturday night,..." September 11

  • No. 21 LSU wins without Fournette

    The Sports Xchange "BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU played without its best player and might have found a couple of new key players in the same game. All-America running back Leonard Fournette rested a sore ankle and Derrius Guice replaced him and ran for 155 yards and a touchdown and quarterback Danny Etling came off..." September 11

  • Alabama's Nick Saban: Argument with OC Lane Kiffin was a 'chewing'

    ESPN "There's nothing passive-aggressive about the relationship between Alabama coach Nick Saban and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. When Saban isn't happy, Kiffin knows it. And sometimes, like during Bama's 38-10 win against Western Kentucky on Saturday, the whole world gets to see his..." September 11

  • No. 20 Texas A&M blanks Prairie View

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 20 Texas A&M tuned up for its SEC opener by demolishing Prairie View A&M 67-0 on Saturday afternoon at Kyle Field. Aggies senior quarterback Trevor Knight accounted for four touchdowns -- three passing and another running -- while piling up 422 yards of total..." September 10

  • Florida makes it 30 straight over Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Florida's defense forced four turnovers, quarterback Luke Del Rio threw four touchdown passes and the Gators beat Kentucky for the 30th time in a row, winning 45-7 in Gainesville, Fla., on Saturday. The 30 consecutive victories mark the longest current streak in the country for teams that..." September 10

  • No. 1 Alabama gets past Western Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It wasn't pretty, but top-ranked Alabama recorded a 38-10 win over Western Kentucky in its home opener in front of a sell-out crowd of 101,821. Alabama coach Nick Saban was not happy following the win. "We have lots of work to do as we're going to play a lot better..." September 10

  • Kelly fuels Ole Miss in rout of Wofford

    The Sports Xchange "Chad Kelly threw three touchdown passes and No. 19 Ole Miss regrouped after a draining loss to Florida State with a 38-13 win over Wofford on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Markell Pack, D.K Metcalf and Quincy Adeboyejo each caught a touchdown pass from Kelly in a dominating first..." September 10

  • Vandy's Webb runs for 211 yards in 47-24 win

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ralph Webb and an opportunistic defense and special teams carried Vanderbilt to a 47-24 win over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium. The junior rushed 29 times for a career-high 211 yards, becoming the first Vanderbilt player to top 200 yards since..." September 10

  • Freshman Jacob Eason will make first start for UGA Saturday

    Athens Banner-Herald "It will come in the Bulldogs’ home opener in only the second game of the season. Georgia made it official on Friday morning after the Athens Banner-Herald reported the news on Thursday night. The switch from fifth-year senior Greyson Lambert to Eason was expected to happen sometime this season..." September 09

  • Lane Kiffin becomes highest paid offensive coordinator

    Alabama "As Lane Kiffin moves into the final year of his contract, the University of Alabama is extending his term. The UA Board of Trustees Compensation Committee approved a short extension and a raise Friday morning. He'll be paid $1.4 million for the eight months between July 1, 2016 through Feb. 28,..." September 09

  • Alabama freshman DL cleared by the NCAA

    Alabama "After missing the first game of the year, an Alabama freshmen is now eligible. Nick Saban said defensive lineman Raekwon Davis was cleared by the NCAA on Wednesday. The 6-foot-7 defensive tackle was one of the better recruits in the country at his position. "He's been able to practice the..." September 08

  • No. 4 Seminoles rally past No. 11 Ole Miss

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Think the epic Sunday night duel between Notre Dame and Texas couldn't be topped? Think again. Fourth-ranked Florida State pulled off the biggest comeback win in school history Monday night in front when it rallied from 22 points down to defeat 11th-ranked Ole Miss..." September 06

  • Ole Miss CB Ken Webster, RB Eric Swinney exit with knee injuries

    ESPN "Ole Miss starting cornerback Ken Webster was carted off the field with a left knee injury early in the first quarter of the team's 45-34 loss to Florida State on Monday. Webster was injured when he appeared to land awkwardly on a deep pass play on the Seminoles' opening drive. When the cart..." September 06

  • LSU fan starts online donation campaign to buyout contract of Les Miles

    College Football Talk "It seemed as though Les Miles was walking on thin ice in Baton Rouge at the end of the 2015 season. One game into the 2016 season and Miles is already starting to skate on that thin ice once more. One fan of the Tigers is already taking donations to try and buyout Miles’ contract. LSU fan Andy..." September 06

  • Texas, Texas A&M make huge leaps in NCAA 1-128 Re-rank

    USA Today "Alabama handily defeated Southern California to more than justify its perch atop the USA TODAY Sports’ 1-128 ranking of the Football Bowl Subdivision. Other teams from the Southeastern Conference weren’t so lucky. Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, LSU, Auburn, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt and..." September 06

  • Nick Saban confirms Steve Sarkisian will join Alabama

    Sportsnaut "After rumors broke over the weekend that Steve Sarkisian would be joining Alabama’s staff, Nick Saban announced the move on Monday." September 05

  • Southern Mass scores final 34 points to upset Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Nick Mullens threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more, and running back Ito Smith rushed for a career-high 173 yards and a touchdown as Southern Miss scored the final 34 points to upset Kentucky 44-35 on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. Mullens was 18 of 28 for 258 yards and..." September 04

  • Del Rio shines in debut, leads Florida past UMass

    The Sports Xchange "Florida won its 27th straight season opener, but it wasn't the performance coach Jim McElwain was hoping to see out of his Gators. Luke Del Rio threw two touchdowns in his Florida debut, and the Gators relied on their defense to survive a scare from Massachusetts in a 24-7 victory Saturday..." September 04

  • No. 2 Clemson holds off upset-minded Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- Mike Williams missed essentially all of last season after breaking a bone in his neck 12 plays into Clemson's season opener. He began making up for lost time Saturday night. Playing in his first game in more than a year, the junior wide receiver caught nine passes for a..." September 04

  • LSU to review Josh Boutte's late hit against Wisconsin

    ABC News "LSU coach Les Miles will review offensive lineman Josh Boutte's late hit on Wisconsin's D'Cota Dixon, but he thinks it's possible that Boutte didn't know the play was over. Boutte, a starting guard for the Tigers, was ejected after leveling Dixon with 57 seconds left in No. 5 LSU's 16-14 loss..." September 04

  • Alabama considering ex-USC coach Steve Sarkisian for assistant role

    CBS Sports "Hours after Alabama destroyed Southern California 52-6 on Saturday, the Crimson Tide are reportedly meeting with the Trojans' former coach. According to the Tuscaloosa News, Steve Sarkisian is on his way to Tuscaloosa to "discuss a role" on the Tide's football staff. The exact nature of the..." September 04

  • Howard shakes injury, helps West Virginia win

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Quarterback Skyler Howard returned from a first-half injury scare and West Virginia's rebuilt defense proved resilient until the final two minutes in a 26-11 win over Missouri on Saturday. Justin Crawford ran for 101 yards and a score, Rushel Shell ripped off a 23-yard..." September 03

  • South Alabama rallies to beat Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore quarterback Dallas Davis threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Gerald Everett with 57 seconds remaining as South Alabama rallied for a 21-20 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday in nonconference play at Starkville, Miss. The fourth-down pass completion culminated..." September 03

  • Arkansas squeaks past Louisiana Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas junior quarterback Austin Allen connected with senior tight end Jeremy Sprinkle for a 4-yard touchdown on a late fourth-and-goal play, and the Razorbacks' defense came up with a series of big plays late to slip past Louisiana Tech 21-20 on Saturday in a nonconference game at Fayetteville,..." September 03

  • Aggies edge No. 16 UCLA in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Trevor Knight probably experienced more than anyone could have expected in his Texas A&M debut Saturday afternoon. Luckily for the Aggies, his experience is a plus. The graduate transfer quarterback rode the emotional roller coaster in Texas A&M's 31-24..." September 03

  • No. 18 Georgia rallies to defeat No. 22 North Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Nick Chubb showed he was fully recovered from his knee injury, but the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs also needed a spark from freshman quarterback Jacob Eason to give former Alabama assistant Kirby Smart a victory in his first game as the Bulldogs' head coach on Saturday. Chubb, who set..." September 03

  • Fry lifts South Carolina over Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "On a night where both offenses struggled, South Carolina got just enough going in the second half to eke out a 13-10 victory over Vanderbilt thanks to Elliott Fry's 55-yard field goal with 35 seconds left at Vanderbilt Stadium. Quarterback Perry Orth, pulled earlier for ineffectiveness,..." September 02

  • Tennessee holds off Appalachian State in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Ninth-ranked Tennessee has been projected as a possible player in the national championship picture. Those lofty expectations nearly took a big, deflating hit in the season opener. Upstart Appalachian State put up a huge fight and led most of the contest before the Volunteers recovered..." September 02

  • Georgia lands commitment from four-star RB D'Andre Swift

    Macon Telegraph "Georgia received a commitment from a recruit who lives up to his name. St. Joseph's (Philadelphia) running back D'Andre Swift announced that he will attend college at Georgia. Swift is the second running back to commit in Georgia's class of 2017, joining Langham Creek's (Houston) Toneil..." September 01

  • George Brown’s transfer from LSU to Miami made official

    College Football Talk "A week after leaving an SEC school, George Brown has landed in the ACC. Following up on the speculation that’s been growing in recent days, Miami has confirmed that Brown is enrolled in classes at the university and will begin practicing with his new teammates immediately. While he’s permitted..." September 01

  • Bulldogs choose Greyson Lambert to start vs. UNC

    Dawg Nation "Georgia’s Greyson Lambert is going to start at quarterback for the Bulldogs on Saturday when they open the season against North Carolina, people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to DawgNation on Thursday. UGA confirmed the news late Thursday morning. The quarterbacks were informed of..." September 01

  • Les Miles has firm warning for LSU players considering Lambeau Leap against Wisconsin

    Larry Brown Sports "The LSU Tigers face the Wisconsin Badgers at Lambeau Field on Saturday, so naturally, a few LSU players thought they’d have some fun with it if they scored a touchdown. Several players, including punt returner and cornerback Tre’Davious White, said they’d perform the Lambeau Leap if they scored..." August 31

  • Nick Saban compares JuJu Smith-Schuster to Dez Bryant

    NFL.com "If Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey needed any more motivation for the challenge he'll face in covering USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster on Saturday, his coach just gave it to him. Nick Saban compared Smith-Schuster to Dallas Cowboys star Dez Bryant, noting that his size and physical play could make..." August 31

  • Alphonse Taylor found not guilty

    Alabama "Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor has been found not guilty of a DUI. Taylor was charged with a DUI and leaving the scene of an accident at a Tuscaloosa apartment complex on July 17. Court records released indicated that Taylor tested negative for alcohol, but performed poorly on field..." August 30

  • Alabama tops the preseason 1-128 NCAA Re-rank

    USA Today "With just days until the start of the 2016 college football season, here is USA TODAY Sports’ preseason ranking of the entire Football Bowl Subdivision from No. 1 (Alabama) through No. 128 (not Alabama). Technically, the season has already begun: California defeated Hawaii, 51-31, during last..." August 30

  • Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts suspended for season opener with Clemson, possibly longer

    Alabama "Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts, who was arrested last week on misdemeanor charges for an unlicensed firearm and attempting eluding of an officer, is suspended for Saturday's season opener against No. 2 Clemson and possibly longer. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the punishment for..." August 30

  • Mississippi State defensive lineman arrested for fourth time in three years

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Mississippi State senior Nick James can't stay out of trouble. The defensive lineman was arrested for the fourth time since 2013, this time on a charge of public intoxication early Sunday in Starkville, Miss., the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office told the Starkville Daily News. The school..." August 29

  • Kirby Smart: Nick Chubb 'won't be on a pitch count' in opener

    NFL.com "Nick Chubb is back. And after a summer of caution from new Georgia coach Kirby Smart in assessing his star running back's readiness to return from the knee injury that ended his 2015 season, even Smart acknowledged Monday that the junior's recovery is complete enough for unbridled participation..." August 29

  • Jamyest Williams commits: Gamecocks land one of nation’s best

    The State "South Carolina landed a commitment from one of the top cornerbacks in the country on Saturday as Grayson High’s Jamyest Williams committed to the Gamecocks during a ceremony at his high school. Williams is rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 8 cornerback in the country and the No. 55 overall..." August 27

  • Sean White named Auburn's starting QB

    Alabama "Sean White has been handed the keys to Auburn's offense once again. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn named White the team's starting quarterback for the season opener against Clemson on Sept. 3, bringing an end to a prolonged position battle that spanned spring practice and the start of fall..." August 26

  • Auburn’s Stephen Roberts arrested on multiple charges

    Sporting News - NCAAF "With the college football season just days away, players can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Auburn safety Stephen Roberts is the latest to run into trouble after being arrested Wednesday night on charges of attempting to elude an officer and possession of a firearm without a license, AL.com..." August 26

  • NCAA expanding Ole Miss investigation

    USA Today "The NCAA’s current investigation into Ole Miss’ football program may have grown beyond former offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil saying he received money from staffers. NCAA enforcement staff interviewed players from Auburn and Mississippi State and possibly another Southeastern Conference program..." August 25

  • Alabama claims top spot in preseason FWAA-NFF Super 16 poll

    College Football Talk "Make it a trifecta for the defending champions. Just like the AP and Coaches’ polls, Alabama will enter the season as the No. 1 ranked team in the Super 16 poll, a joint venture between the Football Writers Association of America and the National Football Foundation. (Full disclosure: both..." August 25

  • LSU RB Leonard Fournette out of walking boot, running and set to return Thursday, Les Miles says

    The Advocate "LSU running back Leonard Fournette is out of his walking boot, is running and should rejoin the Tigers at practice Thursday, coach Les Miles said Tuesday. Fournette, a Heisman Trophy favorite, suffered a “slight” sprained ankle in practice last Tuesday and missed the past week of practice. The..." August 24

  • Report: South Carolina reports 23 NCAA or SEC infractions, nine involving football team

    SEC Country "South Carolina has run into trouble. The school’s athletic department reported 23 NCAA or SEC violations in the past year, as revealed by the Associated Press. The report states that 22 of the infractions were classified as Level III, which is outlined by the NCAA as violations that are ”..." August 23

  • 4-Star Adarius Lemons Announces Decommitment From Florida

    College Spun "Adarius Lemons, a four-star running back from Clearwater, Florida, has decommitted from the Florida Gators. Lemons made the announcement on Monday evening via Twitter. This is the second program from which Lemons has decommitted during this recruiting cycle. He was originally committed to..." August 23

  • 2017 4-Star LB Breon Dixon Announces Decommitment From Georgia

    College Spun "Today, Breon Dixon announced his decommitment from the Georgia Bulldogs’ football program. He released a statement on Twitter with the additional caption, “No interviews until further notice… Takin my time w the process rn.” You can read his message here: " August 21

  • Ex-LSU WR Tyron Johnson transferring to Oklahoma State

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Former LSU wide receiver Tyron is set to officially transfer to Oklahoma state, according to the sophomore receiver. Johnson was granted a release from LSU on August 11, precluding a transfer to an SEC program, but giving him the freedom to join any other program in the country. Oklahoma State..." August 20

  • Florida's Del Rio after winning QB job: 'I earned it'

    Orlando Sentinel "Luke Del Rio had to go to three schools and endure four preseason camps to finally to get his shot to be a starting quarterback. Del Rio called his chance to lead the Gators a "long time coming," a day after Jim McElwain tabbed him the starter for the team's Sept. 3 opener against UMass. "I..." August 20

  • Texas A&M linebacker Josh Walker arrested on domestic assault charge

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M junior linebacker Josh Walker was arrested Friday night on charges of assault causing bodily injury to a family member, and interfering with emergency requested for assistance, according to the Brazos County sheriff's office. Walker is being held at Brazos County Detention Center in..." August 20

  • Texas A&M LB Josh Walker suspended after domestic violence arrest

    ESPN "Texas A&M junior linebacker Josh Walker has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest Friday in a domestic incident. Walker, 20, was arrested and charged with assault with bodily injury to a family member and interfering with an emergency request for assistance, according to the Brazos..." August 20

  • Aggies safety Justin Dunning out for season with torn ACL

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M safety Justin Dunning is out for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin confirmed on Thursday night. Dunning had suffered the injury earlier in the week during camp and Sumlin said at that time the sophomore was being evaluated by the medical staff...." August 19

  • Tennessee offensive lineman Chance Hall is out after suffering a knee injury

    Campus Insiders "The Tennessee offensive line suffered a blow this week as sophomore offensive lineman Chance Hall underwent surgery on his knee on Thursday. The injury is not ACL related, and when Hall will return is unclear at the moment. Hall was supposed to start the season at right tackle even after..." August 19

  • Florida names Luke Del Rio its starting quarterback

    SEC Country "The wait is over for Florida fans. They will know who the starting quarterback will be for the 2016 season opener against UMass. The school announced that Oregon State transfer Luke Del Rio will start the season opener. Del Rio, a redshirt sophomore, beat out Austin Appleby, who transferred..." August 18

  • Ole Miss RB Jordan Wilkins to miss season due to 'administrative error'

    Yahoo! Sports "Ole Miss will be without one of its top running backs in 2016. The reason? Academics… sort of. The school announced Thursday that because of an “administrative error,” junior Jordan Wilkins will miss the entire 2016 season. “Jordan Wilkins will miss the 2016 regular season after not..." August 18

  • Fournette says ankle sprain won't keep him out of opener vs. Wisconsin

    The Score "LSU fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as they'll have their star running back available for the season opener versus Wisconsin. Leonard Fournette said Thursday that his sprained ankle won't cause him to miss any game time, according to Ross Dellenger of The Advocate. Fournette added that he..." August 18

  • Florida suspends Jalen Tabor, C'yontai Lewis

    247 Sports "Florida has suspended two players from the team, including All-American cornerback Jalen Tabor, coach Jim McElwain announced via the team website Wednesday. "Both C'yontai (Lewis) and Jalen will not be involved with the team or practice due to behavior that is not acceptable," McElwain said...." August 17

  • Report: Alabama's Kendall Sheffield to transfer

    The Score "Alabama cornerback Kendall Sheffield, a former five-star recruit, is transferring out of the program, a family member told Gerry Hamilton of ESPN. The family member said Sheffield has been granted a conditional release that allows him to find a new home at any school outside the..." August 17

  • Les Miles reveals Leonard Fournette is dealing with an ankle injury

    SEC Country "That’s why it was troubling to hear Tigers coach Les Miles reveal that the likely Heisman Trophy contender has suffered an injury during preseason practice. According to a report from NOLA.com beat reporter Jim Kleinpeter, Miles said on Tuesday that Fournette is in a walking boot after..." August 16

  • Hamsah Nasirildeen to South Carolina: Gamecocks Land 4-Star OLB Prospect

    Bleacher Report "Hamsah Nasirildeen is one of the most interesting recruits in the 2017 class, making his commitment to South Carolina an intriguing fit. Adam Friedman of Rivals.com reported Nasirldeen's commitment. Matt Connolly of The State confirmed the news. Nasirildeen will come into college as an..." August 16

  • Mizzou dismisses Trevon Walters after last week’s arrest

    Kansas City Star "A running back wearing No. 20 ran through drills Monday as Missouri’s fall camp rolled into its third week. It was not, however, sophomore Trevon Walters. First-year coach Barry Odom dismissed Walters from the team after he was arrested Friday on one count of stealing, a felony, and two counts..." August 16

  • Why Alabama and LSU will both make the College Football Playoff in 2016

    Fox Sports "Five years ago, Alabama and LSU hijacked the 2011 college football season, staging not one but two No. 1 vs. 2 games, the latter marking the beginning of the end for the ill-fated BCS. Most of the public outside the Southeast revolted at not just the rematch but seemingly dinosaur..." August 15

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