Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Head Coach Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers Reportedly Agree to 6-Year, $42 Million Contract Extension

    Bleacher Report "Fresh off a historic season and a national championship, LSU has rewarded head coach Ed Orgeron with a new contract.   Per Bruce Feldman of The Athletic and Fox Sports, Orgeron and the Tigers have agreed to a six-year, $42 million..." January 24

  • SEC Program Reportedly Pursuing Clemson Transfer QB Chase Brice

    The Spun "Between Trevor Lawrence returning for his junior year and DJ Uiagalelei arriving on campus, the Clemson quarterback room was going to be a little too crowded for Chase Brice in 2020. With that in mind, he’s entered the transfer portal, and is already drawing attention from..." January 24

  • Report: Mizzou defender Christian Holmes enters transfer portal

    Saturday Down South "Missouri cornerback Christian Holmes has entered the NCAA transfer portal, according to AL.com’s Matt Zenitz. Holmes started 12 games over the last two seasons for the Tigers. Just because Holmes entered the transfer portal doesn’t mean he’ll actually leave..." January 24

  • Nick Saban comments on status of assistant coach Freddie Roach

    Saturday Down South "On Wednesday, Alabama coach Nick Saban visited with media in Mobile, Alabama ahead of Saturday’s Senior Bowl at Ladd–Peebles Stadium. An apparent new staff hire was among the topics that came up during Saban’s media availability. On Monday, it was reported that..." January 23

  • Alabama QB Signee Bryce Young Gets Ratings Boost to Become No. 2 Overall Player in 2020 Class

    12 Up "The rich just got a bit richer with a tidbit of recruiting news that was handed down Thursday. Bryce Young, an Alabama commit and the top quarterback prospect in the nation was already regarded as a potential superstar at the college level -- but he's just gotten even more love from a..." January 23

  • Maryland adds transfer tailback Jordan Castleberry, recruit flips commitment to Arkansas

    The Diamondback "As Maryland football lost one running back commitment to Arkansas, coach Mike Locksley picked up an additional backfield option through the transfer portal Thursday. Three-star tailback Ebony Jackson announced on Twitter he would be joining the Razorbacks next season. He..." January 23

  • Tyler Santucci named Texas A&M’s Linebackers Coach

    KBTX "One of the nation’s top young defensive coaches, Tyler Santucci has rejoined the Texas A&M Football staff as linebackers coach, head coach Jimbo Fisher announced. It will mark the third time that Santucci has served on Mike Elko’s defensive staff at Texas A&M (2018) and..." January 23

  • Defensive coordinator Zach Arnett spurns Syracuse for same position with Mississippi State

    CBS Sports "Less than two weeks after accepting the defensive coordinator position at Syracuse, Zach Arnett is on the move again as Mississippi State announced Arnett as its new defensive coordinator on Wednesday. Arnett was formally announced as the Orange defensive coordinator on Jan. 11,..." January 23

  • Auburn's Kevin Steele set to be highest paid assistant coach in country

    247 Sports "Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele's new three-year contract includes a big bump in salary. Steele will be paid $2.5 million annually, a person familiar with the decision tells Auburn Undercover. Steele's new deal was announced Wednesday, but Auburn would not..." January 23

  • All the times Gus Malzahn has played tug of war with himself over play-calling duties

    Football Scoop "Gus Malzahn returned to Auburn as the program’s head coach in 2013. His Tigers went 12-2 that season, winning the SEC title and coming within a play of winning the national title. Malzahn called plays with offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee at his side, and all was right with the..." January 23

  • Top 20 juniors who said no to NFL draft

    CBS Sports "The deadline for underclassmen to enter the 2020 NFL Draft has come and gone, and while many top programs are bidding farewell to some of their best players, the season also comes with announcements from draft-eligible who decided to return to school instead of going pro.  These..." January 22

  • Vanderbilt hiring Kenechi Udeze away from LSU

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU is continuing to lose members of its national championship coaching and support staff. Kenechi Udeze, who served as an analyst for LSU, is expected to be hired by Vanderbilt as an assistant coach, AL.com’s Matt Zenitz reported on Monday. Udeze, 36, was a defensive..." January 21

  • DE Demon Clowney, cousin to Jadeveon Clowney, commits to Ole Miss

    ESPN "Lane Kiffin picked up his first big commitment as Ole Miss' head coach on Monday night when ESPN 300 prospect Demon Clowney committed to the Rebels. Clowney is a 6-foot-4, 220-pound defensive end out of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore. He is a cousin of former..." January 21

  • Former Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead named Oregon OC

    CBS Sports "It didn't take long for former Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead to land on his feet after getting fired earlier this month. Oregon announced on Tuesday that the program has hired the former Bulldogs coach to serve as its offensive coordinator. Moorhead replaces..." January 21

  • Former Mississippi State Wide Receiver De'Runnya Wilson Killed in Homicide

    SI "Former Mississippi State wide receiver De’Runnya Wilson was killed in a homicide on Tuesday, Birmingham, Ala. police confirmed.  Wilson found unresponsive by a relative, per Birmingham police. He was 25.  Wilson played for the Bulldogs from..." January 21

  • 4-star 2021 QB Brock Vandagriff commits to Georgia

    The Score "Georgia has landed the No. 2-ranked quarterback prospect on the ESPN 300. Four-star pocket-passer Brock Vandagriff announced his commitment to Georgia on Tuesday. The Georgia native decommited from Oklahoma on Jan. 1, saying he wants to remain closer to home. The..." January 21

  • Jalen Hurts gets awesome Alabama/Oklahoma helmet for Senior Bowl

    Sportsnaut "Jalen Hurts will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, and when he does, he’ll represent both the Oklahoma Sooners and Alabama Crimson Tide with an awesome dual-team helmet. Check out the sweet helmet Hurts was given on Monday during his Senior Bowl press conference: " January 20

  • Bo Pelini is ‘strong candidate’ for LSU defensive coordinator job

    Larry Brown Sports "Bo Pelini may be on his way back to prominence in a power conference. The former Nebraska coach is a “strong candidate” to take the LSU defensive coordinator job, according to Scott Roussel of Football Scoop. This would be a homecoming of sorts for Pelini...." January 20

  • Arkansas Lands Quarterback Feleipe Franks

    KNWA "Former Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks has committed to Arkansas.  Franks, 6-6, 238, committed to Arkansas following an official visit to Arkansas this past weekend. He becomes the first quarterback in the Class of 2020 to pick the Hogs. He made his announcement on..." January 20

  • LSU reschedules classes to make up for national championship celebration

    Yardbarker "While LSU fans might have a few more days this week to celebrate the team’s national championship, it appears students at Louisiana State University will have to make up for the canceled classes. According to The Advocate, LSU rescheduled its canceled classes for Jan...." January 18

  • Ed Orgeron Says President Trump Was 'Gracious' Host, 'Everything Was A+'

    TMZ "LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron says the team's trip to the White House was a PHENOMENAL experience ... telling TMZ Sports POTUS is an awesome host!!! The national champs spent the day at 1600 Penn in Washington D.C. ... and there was a ton of action -- #45..." January 18

  • 3 Schools That Need to Go After Former Clemson QB Chase Brice in Transfer Portal

    12 Up "Quarterbacks like Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa lit up the college football world this season. But as is the case with all good things, their time at this level of football came to an end. Now, plenty of schools will have to turn their attention towards recruiting..." January 18

  • Joe Burrow passes on Senior Bowl

    MSN.com "The hay is in the barn for Joe Burrow. And there’s no reason to throw the match that he used to light his victory cigar in its general direction. Burrow wisely has declined an invitation to attend the Senior Bowl. The news comes from Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy. " January 18

  • LSU's ready to let the good times roll as it preps for future without Joe Burrow, Joe Brady, Dave Aranda

    CBS Sports "The question in the aftermath of Monday's generational national championship win: How does it get any better for LSU? Odell Beckham Jr. appeared to provide the answer. The former Tigers star receiver looked to be handing out cash to LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson and other..." January 17

  • LSU Star OLB K’Lavon Chaisson Declares For 2020 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "LSU Tigers outside linebacker K’Lavon Chaisson is on his way to the NFL after officially declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft on Friday. Chaisson, who won defensive MVP honors in the Peach Bowl, announced on Twitter that he will forego his final year of collegiate eligibility and is..." January 17

  • LSU Football Hangin' With Trump At White House ... To Celebrate Natty

    TMZ "8:17 AM PT -- Trump kicked things off by complimenting ... the stock market. "We just had another all-time high for our stock market just hit. So that will be 149 times in the past 3 years. That's not bad. Coach, that's good, right?" Of course, Trump..." January 17

  • Early leaders for 2020 Heisman Trophy race include Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields

    USA Today "Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State's Justin Fields were in the same high school class coming out of the same state, Georgia. While Lawrence was an immediate star, Fields didn't blossom until transferring after his freshman season. They met in the Fiesta Bowl, with Lawrence..." January 17

  • Kirk Herbstreit critical of way Joe Burrow, LSU handled themselves after win

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU seemed destined to wind up at the top of the college football world early on in the 2019 season, so the Tigers should have had plenty of time to prepare for how they might carry themselves if they captured a national title. As far as Kirk Herbstreit is concerned, they did not handle it..." January 17

  • Trump rants about impeachment, calls himself a 'son of a b***h,' and suggests LSU team would've killed 'terrorists'

    Business Insider "President Donald Trump complained about being impeached and referred to himself as a "son of a bitch" in comments to the LSU football team at the White House on Friday.  While hosting the LSU team, who won the national championship on Monday night, Trump said there have..." January 17

  • Lyft is Making a Tremendous Gesture at LSU Championship Parade to Remember Carley McCord

    12 Up "Tragedy struck the LSU community on Dec. 28 when it was revealed Carley McCord, the daughter-in-law of offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger, was killed in a plane crash in Louisiana while on her way to the Tigers' Peach Bowl tilt against Oklahoma. LSU, of course,..." January 17

  • Thaddeus Moss, Son Of Randy Moss, Announces NFL Draft Decision

    The Spun "Since the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NFL Draft is today, there are a bunch of players around the country faced with a tough decision to either remain in school or go pro. This includes LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss, who is coming off an incredible two-game..." January 17

  • Social Media Goes Nuts Over Ex-LSU Player’s Wife Dancing With Tigers’ Players In White House

    Total Pro Sports "Social media was put in a frenzy on Friday when the LSU Tigers visited he White House to be greeted by President Donald Trump, but it became less about the encounter, and more about some dancing that happened. The players alll got together to dance to Lil Elt’s song “Get..." January 17

  • LSU’s K’Lavon Chaisson Enters Draft

    Pro Football Rumors "Another big name is on the board. On Friday, just before the deadline for underclassmen to declare, LSU linebacker K’Lavon Chaisson announced he’s going pro.  Chaisson is the latest in a line of LSU stars to declare early entry. Quarterback Joe..." January 17

  • Texas A&M transfer Kellen Diesch lands at Arizona State

    College Football Talk "The Arizona State football roster is the latest to benefit from a player coming in from a Power Five program. In early December, Kellen Diesch entered the NCAA transfer database, the first step in a move away from Texas A&M. A month later, Diesch has taken the..." January 17

  • Sources: Georgia hires Todd Monken to be new offensive coordinator

    ESPN "Georgia has added former Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Todd Monken to the same position on its coaching staff, sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Monken, 53, spent only one season on former Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens' staff, and new Cleveland..." January 17

  • Alabama star RB Najee Harris decides to return to school in 2020

    CBS Sports "Alabama may be losing star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to the 2020 NFL Draft, but it is returning another pivotal piece to its offense for 2020. Running back Najee Harris will eschew the draft and instead return as a senior next season for the Crimson..." January 16

  • LSU's Clyde Edwards-Helaire Declares for 2020 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "The undefeated, top-ranked LSU Tigers captured the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night, and junior running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire declared for the 2020 NFL draft Wednesday night:       January 16

  • Lloyd Cushenberry, Jacob Phillips and Saadhiq Charles will enter draft

    Pro Football Talk "LSU was prepared for a healthy number of their players to declare for the 2020 draft after winning the national championship and Wednesday was the day for many of them to declare their intentions. Center Lloyd Cushenberry, linebacker Jacob Phillips and left tackle Saadhiq Charles were..." January 16

  • Joe Burrow says he took money from Odell Beckham Jr

    Larry Brown Sports "Odell Beckham Jr caused some issues for the LSU football team when he handed out money to players on the field after the national championship game on Monday night, but school officials originally said there was nothing to worry about because the money was fake. Joe Burrow is not exactly..." January 16

  • Report: LSU DC Dave Aranda leading candidate for Baylor HC job

    The Score "LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda is the leading candidate to become Baylor's next head coach, ESPN's Adam Rittenberg reports. Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente is apparently staying with the Hokies after initial reports suggested he was the..." January 16

  • LSU Football Family Bus In Minor Crash, No Apparent Injuries

    TMZ "More off-the-field drama for LSU ... we've just learned a bus carrying 25 to 30 family members and close friends of the national champs was just involved in a minor crash. We're told the bus was traveling on the I-110 North in Baton Rouge on the way to the airport Thursday..." January 16

  • With LSU offensive wizard Joe Brady headed to the Panthers, Ed Orgeron has to find his next great hire

    CBS Sports "Fresh off a College Football Playoff National Championship win over Clemson, LSU coach Ed Orgeron is on the hunt for his next great hire. Not even 25 hours after the confetti fell in New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Tigers wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Joe..." January 15

  • LSU safety Grant Delpit declares for the NFL draft

    The Advocate "LSU safety Grant Delpit has declared for the NFL draft, foregoing his final season of collegiate eligibility. The decision is not unexpected. The 6-foot-3, 203-pound junior is projected as a first-round selection in the 2020 NFL draft, and he helped lead the Tigers to their fourth..." January 15

  • LSU’s Justin Jefferson declares for NFL draft after ‘perfect year’

    Yahoo! Sports "LSU star receiver Justin Jefferson is declaring for the NFL draft, he told Yahoo Sports in a phone interview.  Jefferson just completed a junior season where he helped lead LSU, where his older brothers played, to a 15-0 season and the school’s first national title in more..." January 15

  • LSU Admits Odell Beckham Jr Gave Tigers Players Real Money After National Championship

    12 Up "As much as LSU officials wish Odell Beckham, Jr. had just been handing out monopoly money to their student-athletes after the Tigers won the National Championship over Clemson, that's simply not the case. For one, Joe Burrow has admitted as much, stating that OBJ, a former..." January 15

  • LSU will make White House visit on Friday

    Larry Brown Sports "The LSU Tigers will be making a White House visit, and they’ll be doing it quite quickly. The White House confirmed with WAFB in Baton Rouge that the LSU football team is slated to visit President Trump on Friday. " January 15

  • Joe Burrow, LSU complete their dream season to win the National Championship

    CNN "Before the 2019 season started, members of the LSU football team, knowing the national championship game would be in New Orleans, about 80 miles away from their campus, made a resolution: They would not be denied. They also were confident and prepared, all the way down to knowing..." January 14

  • Joe Burrow’s refusal to crumble made him LSU immortal

    New York Post "Years from now, the details will be blurry. The memories will be in short supply. It will sound impossible, but the Superdome was silent on the night LSU broke its 12-year championship drought. It will sound implausible, but the Heisman-winning quarterback sucking on a cigar..." January 14

  • LSU, Clemson underclassmen have just three days to decide on NFL draft

    Pro Football Talk "LSU beat Clemson in a College Football Playoff Championship Game that showcased several players who are good enough to play in the NFL right now, but still have some NCAA eligibility remaining. Those players don’t have much time to decide whether they’re turning pro or returning to..." January 14

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Hands Fake Money to LSU Players amid Title Celebration

    Bleacher Report "Former LSU and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was in a giving mood following LSU's 42-25 win over Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game Monday night.  OBJ handed LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson what appeared..." January 14

  • Greatest of all time? LSU's national championship win puts it in college football's best-ever conversation

    CBS Sports "Best team. Best season. Best player. And for this season, perhaps even the best coach. Of all time. Start the debate because it is a worthy one after No. 1 LSU's 42-25 dismantling of No. 3 Clemson in the 2020 College Football Playoff National..." January 14

  • After 2 a.m. champion's feast of fried chicken, LSU's Ed Orgeron back to recruiting this weekend

    USA Today "Ed Orgeron didn’t really have time to celebrate. After a four-hour game at the Superdome and a round of interviews with the news media, the LSU head football coach returned to his hotel with his wife, Kelly, early Tuesday and settled down for a feast of champions..." January 14

  • Joe Burrow busts out dance moves celebrating LSU's win over Clemson

    The Sports Daily "LSU quarterback Joe Burrow showed why he’s the surefire No. 1 pick in this year’s draft on Monday night, torching Clemson’s defense in the national championship game. Burrow threw five touchdown passes, and rushed for one as well, in leading his team to a 42-25..." January 14

  • Cop Reportedly Threatened to Arrest LSU Players During Postgame Celebration

    Heavy "Not long after being crowned national champions, LSU nearly had its postgame celebration cut short after a police officer reportedly issued a stern warning of arrest to its players. LSU’s players broke out victory cigars after knocking off defending..." January 14

  • LSU booster scandal barely registering blip on radar is sign of times

    USA Today "We probably should have known this LSU football team was destined for greatness last August with the explosive revelation that an LSU booster named John Paul Funes had pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $800,000 dollars from a hospital charitable foundation, including gift cards meant for..." January 13

  • LSU releases awesome hype video narrated by The Rock

    Larry Brown Sports "If LSU fans can’t get jacked up watching the hype video the Tigers released on Monday in advance of the national championship game, they might as well not even watch. " January 13

  • 2020 National Championship: Burrow Vs. Lawrence, Who'd You Rather?

    TMZ "The Tigers and Tigers are set to face off in the 2020 National Championship Game on Monday ... which means one of these hunks is going home with a shiny, new trophy. Clemson superstar Trevor Lawrence and LSU's Heisman Trophy winner, Joe Burrow, have led their teams..." January 13

  • Meet Olivia Holzmacher, Girlfriend Of LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow

    Total Pro Sports "Joe Burrow took the football world by storm in 2019, putting up record numbers and running away with the Heisman vote while leading his LSU Tigers to tonight’s National Championship Game. And in a few months, he’s expected to go first overall in the NFL Draft. Such is life..." January 13

  • Ed Orgeron cut his forehead hyping up his team

    Larry Brown Sports "Ed Orgeron is quickly becoming known for his very unusual methods of firing up his teams. Sometimes it even gets him hurt. Some fans noticed Orgeron had a small cut on his forehead during his pregame interview with ESPN. That, according to the broadcast, was because he punched himself..." January 13

  • Donald and Melania Trump receive standing ovation at National Championship

    Newsweek "President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended the college football national championship Monday night in New Orleans, Louisiana, receiving a loud ovation when their presence was announced. In the moments leading to the national anthem before kickoff, the Trumps received a rousing..." January 13

  • LSU's Joe Brady, hottest assistant in college football, will have plenty of options

    USA Today "The hottest assistant football coach in America doesn’t exactly recall New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton telling him that going to LSU a year ago was a career mistake, even if that's how Payton remembers it.  “It that’s what he said to me,” Brady..." January 12

  • Clemson coaches praise Joe Burrow: 'It makes you sick watching the tape'

    The Score "LSU star quarterback Joe Burrow was unsurprisingly a hot topic Saturday when Clemson's coaches gathered for College Football Playoff Media Day. Dabo Swinney, head coach of the ACC champion Tigers, praised the reigning Heisman winner and explained the..." January 11

  • Ed Orgeron Has Funny Reaction to Dabo Swinney's Rocky IV Analogy Ahead of National Championship Game

    Sportsnaut "Dabo Swinney has been telling his Clemson players that they have a chance to have a Rocky IV moment against LSU in the national championship game, with the Tigers being Drago. " January 11

  • Reaction: Georgia makes splash with QB Jamie Newman

    247 Sports "Georgia has landed former Wake Forest quarterback Jamie Newman from the NCAA transfer portal on Friday night, giving the three-time defending SEC East champions four scholarship players at the position entering spring practice in 2020. Following Jake Fromm's departure to the..." January 11

  • LSU Cancels Classes For National Championship Game Against Clemson

    TMZ "PARTY TIME IN THE BAYOU!!!! LSU just announced it's canceling ALL of its classes on both Monday AND Tuesday so students can rage their faces off for the National Championship Game against Clemson!! The Tigers are set to play the Tigers on Monday ... and in anticipation..." January 10

  • Ex-LSU AD Joe Alleva claims he didn't want Jimbo Fisher, chose Ed Orgeron over Tom Herman

    CBS Sports "Joe Alleva resigned as the athletic director at LSU in April 2019, but his legacy lives on. It was Alleva who was at the helm as LSU's athletic department navigated through the rocky waters of the end of the Les Miles era, flirtation with then-Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and..." January 10

  • Joe Burrow and the history of Heisman Trophy winners in the College Football Playoff

    College Football Talk "On Mondy night against Clemson, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow will have a chance to make a little bit more history in what has already been a historic season. When Burrow leads LSU in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Monday night in New Orleans, he will attempt..." January 10

  • Bengals HC Zac Taylor Reached Out To Joe Burrow’s Father About Coaching QB In Senior Bowl

    Sportsnaut "The Cincinnati Bengals have the No. 1 overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Most expect them to take LSU quarterback Joe Burrow. So it’s not surprising to hear that Bengals head coach Zac Taylor has already spoken to Burrow’s father about trying to get him to play in the Senior..." January 10

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney era almost didn't happen & more fun facts you didn't know about the coach

    Sporting News "Dabo Swinney has turned Clemson into a college football powerhouse. The Tigers have won two national titles in four seasons and will look to add a third when they face LSU on Monday in the College Football Playoff national championship game. While Swinney is loved by..." January 10

  • In Mike Leach, Mississippi State makes a Paul Johnson-like hire

    247 Sports "The Pirate is coming to Starkville, and it was announced in the most absurd way possible: A video combining Jack Sparrow (of Pirates of the Caribbean fame) and Bulldogs football. That Twitter post didn’t mention Mike Leach by name. It didn’t have to. Everybody..." January 10

  • Georgia, star QB Jamie Newman a 'likely match'

    Sportsnaut "After announcing at the end of the year that he entered the transfer portal, former Wake Forest Demon Deacons quarterback Jamie Newman could reportedly be targeting the Georgia Bulldogs as his potential landing spot. According to The Athletic’s Seth Emerson, Newman and the..." January 10

  • Odell Beckham Jr. sends LSU players new Beats, inspirational message ahead of title game

    College Football Talk "Move over, LeBron James, as Odell Beckham Jr. is getting in on the gifting action. Monday night, top-ranked LSU will square off with No. 3 Clemson in the College Football Playoff championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in New Orleans.  The ACC Tigers..." January 09

  • Texas A&M’s Kendrick Rogers, Debione Renfro declare for 2020 NFL draft

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M lost two veterans at skill positions Wednesday. Redshirt junior receiver Kendrick Rogers and junior cornerback Debione Renfro announced they will both forgo their senior seasons and enter the 2020 NFL draft. Renfro and Rogers became the third and fourth A&M..." January 09

  • Mike Leach Reportedly Named New Mississippi State HC After Joe Moorhead Firing

    Bleacher Report "Mississippi State's coaching search has reportedly come to an end. According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, the Bulldogs hired Mike Leach to be their next head football coach Thursday. The position was open because the SEC program fired Joe Moorhead..." January 09

  • Social Media Loved Mike Leach, But Will Mississippi State?

    The Big Lead "Mike Leach is the new coach at Mississippi State. He'll bring his unique brand of whatever it is to the SEC. This makes three stops on his tour to towns that are decidedly Mike Leach-esque. Lubbock. Pullman. Starkville. It sounds like the tentpole shows of a roots rock band with..." January 09

  • Kirby Smart and Georgia will Face Massive Challenges in 2020

    The Big Lead "Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs got a serious reality check on Wednesday, as junior quarterback Jake Fromm declared for the 2020 NFL Draft. With Fromm and a number of other key players departing, Georgia could face a difficult road in 2020. After Justin Fields bolted to Ohio..." January 09

  • Georgia releases statement on Cade Mays situation

    247 Sports "The University of Georgia is not interested in a back and forth with Tom Mars, the Atlanta-based attorney representing Bulldogs offensive lineman Cade Mays, who entered the NCAA transfer portal earlier this week. According to Mars, the university leaked legal documents pertaining..." January 09

  • Clemson vs. LSU Game Security Will Include Fighter Jet Patrol

    TMZ "The Clemson vs. LSU championship game on Monday will be one of "the more secure places in America" -- with fighter jets patrolling the skies -- so says Sen. Marco Rubio. With Iran vowing revenge on the U.S. -- and reportedly offering an $80 MILLION bounty..." January 08

  • Georgia QB Jake Fromm Declares for 2020 NFL Draft

    SI "Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm will forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL draft, he announced Wednesday.  In 2019, Fromm threw for 2,860 yards with 24 touchdowns and five interceptions. His junior campaign didn't quite live up to expectations after he was considered..." January 08

  • 3 Grad Transfer QBs Georgia Must Target With Jake Fromm Going Pro

    12 Up "Major news broke out of Athens on Wednesday, as star quarterback Jake Fromm announced he'll be leaving school early and will head to the NFL. While this is a big blow for Kirby Smart, the staff should waste no time in going after a grad transfer quarterback to keep this team in..." January 08

  • Cade Mays' father is suing Georgia, saying his pinkie was severed at a recruiting event

    USA Today "The father of Cade Mays is suing the University of Georgia after his right pinkie finger got caught in a folding chair and was severed during a 2017 recruiting trip. The lawsuit is notable because Cade Mays, who currently plays for the Bulldogs, is planning to transfer from..." January 08

  • Texas A&M leading WR Jhamon Ausbon returning for senior season

    NBC Sports "If you thought there was a lot of optimism for Texas A&M heading into the 2019 campaign, just wait until this off-season. The Aggies trade a road game with Clemson for a home date with Colorado, and a road trip to Georgia for a home game with Vanderbilt. Their SEC West schedule is..." January 07

  • Georgia football recruiting: Bulldogs release five-star RB Zachary Evans from letter of intent

    CBS Sports "The early signing period has taken a lot of drama out of the traditional National Signing Day. However, one of the few exceptions was the case of five-star running back Zachary Evans, who signed his National Letter of Intent with Georgia. According to 247Sports' Steve Wiltfong,..." January 07

  • Alabama offensive tackle Jedrick Wills declares for NFL draft

    Alabama "Alabama right tackle Jedrick Wills announced Saturday that he is forgoing his senior season and declaring for April’s NFL draft. Wills posted a farewell message to Alabama on Twitter:    

    January 06

  • Tua Tagovailoa's draft stock could fall

    247 Sports "More than a month removed from hip surgery, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is in the middle of the rehabilitation process and still has several weeks before he can resume throwing in a workout capacity. With that comes a heightened level of worry within NFL circles on whether..." January 06

  • Tua Tagovailoa declares for 2020 NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was highly regarded as one of the top NFL Draft-eligible quarterbacks in 2020 should he choose to pursue a professional career following his junior season. Fortunately for NFL fans -- and unfortunately Bama fans -- that projection..." January 06

  • DeVonta Smith Announces Return to Alabama

    SI "Junior wide receiver DeVonta Smith announced Monday that he will return to Alabama for his senior season. The announcement came via Smith’s Instagram Monday. The trio of Smith, Jerry Jeudy and junior Henry Ruggs III combined to form one of the most prolific receiving..." January 06

  • Alabama quarterback battle: Will Bryce Young beat out Mac Jones, Taulia Tagovailoa in 2020?

    CBS Sports "Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is off to the NFL Draft, leaving a huge hole in the Crimson Tide offense heading into next season. Though Tagovailoa struggled with injuries during his career, there was no denying his pro-level talent. He had it all: arm strength, ball..." January 06

  • For Tua Tagovailoa, the only decision was to leave Alabama for the NFL

    USA Today "It would have been impossible to watch Tua Tagovailoa in an Alabama uniform next season without both a guilty conscience and a sense of dread. The stakes for someone of such prodigious talent were simply too high. The risks to his future, while present for all college football..." January 06

  • Tua Tagovailoa got ‘all positive’ medical update before declaring for draft

    Larry Brown Sports "Tua Tagovailoa announced on Monday that he is entering the NFL Draft, and that decision is a good sign about where he is at in his recovery from hip surgery. Tagovailoa recently went to New York for some tests on his hip, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the feedback was..." January 06

  • Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs headed to the NFL

    The Player's Tribune "I t’s never easy to leave home. There’s always anxiety. Your comfort zone disappears. Everything can seem so … uncertain. I knew when I left Montgomery a few years back for Tuscaloosa that it was going to be a challenge. Even though I was super..." January 06

  • Alabama safety Xavier McKinney to skip senior season, enter NFL draft

    ESPN "Alabama safety Xavier McKinney will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, a junior and possible top-10 pick, will announce his decision Monday. McKinney, a junior and first-team All-SEC selection,..." January 05

  • Tua Tagovailoa To Announce NFL Decision Monday

    Pro Football Rumors "Alabama star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa set a deadline this past Wednesday for his announcement on whether he will stay at school for the 2020 season or declare for the NFL Draft for January 6th, and according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Tagovaiola will indeed..." January 05

  • Alabama star WR Jerry Jeudy declares for 2020 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Jerry Jeudy announced his decision to leave school early and enter the 2020 NFL Draft on Saturday. Sharing his decision on social media, Jeudy thanked his higher power, his family, Alabama’s coaches, his teammates and shared appreciation for..." January 04

  • President Donald Trump expected to attend LSU-Clemson national championship game

    College Football Talk "It looks as though President Donald Trump is about to attend his third college football game this season. According to The Advocate, the president is expected to be attending the national championship game between LSU and Clemson on Monday, Jan. 13 at the..." January 04

  • Joe Moorhead Never Stood a Chance at Mississippi State

    The Big Lead "Mississippi State fired second-year head coach Joe Moorhead following a 6-7 season and a loss in the Music City Bowl. Firing a coach this early into his tenure is rare, but Moorehead joins Willie Taggart and Chad Morris as the third coach this football season to be let go by their schools..." January 04

  • Report: Todd Grantham a name to watch in Mississippi State head coach search

    Larry Brown Sports "Todd Grantham is apparently a name to watch in the Mississippi State head coach search. Mississippi State on Friday fired Joe Moorhead as their head coach after two seasons. Moorhead was reportedly viewed as a poor fit in Starkville. The program’s bad bowl loss..." January 04

  • First-round prospect Alex Leatherwood to stay at Alabama

    Yahoo! Sports "Alabama left tackle Alex Leatherwood, who was expected to be a first-round pick in this year’s NFL draft, will instead wait until 2021. Leatherwood wrote on Twitter that hd has decided to stay for another year to finish his education at Alabama. " January 03

  • Alabama LB Dylan Moses to return for senior season after insurance issue settled

    ESPN "Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses on Friday restated on social media that he'll return for his senior season after his father told ESPN that he's confident that all details involving draft insurance protection for 2020 will be worked out with the..." January 03

  • Houston Hogg, helped integrate SEC at Kentucky, dies at 71

    Kentucky Sports "Houston Hogg, a football player who helped break the color barrier at the University of Kentucky and in the Southeastern Conference, died Thursday. He was 71. Hogg was one of four black players — along with Greg Page, Nate Northington and Wilbur Hackett — who pioneered..." January 03