Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alabama student arrested for allegedly making threat against LSU stadium

    Larry Brown Sports "A freshman at the University of Alabama decided to jump into the Tide’s rivalry against LSU a little too aggressively, and he could be facing serious legal trouble as a result. Stephanie Taylor of The Tuscaloosa News reports that 19-year-old Connor Bruce Croll was arrested early..." October 15

  • Tua Tagovailoa brushes off ‘Tank for Tua’ talk

    NBC Sports "It’s widely expected that junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will leave his final season of collegiate eligibility at Alabama on the table and make himself available for the 2020 NFL Draft.  It’s also a widely-held belief that he could be among the first, if..." October 15

  • LSU receiver Terrance Marshall Jr. won't return vs. Mississippi State

    The Advocate "LSU wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. will participate in some drills at practice this week, but he will not play Saturday against Mississippi State, coach Ed Orgeron said. "He's going to do some individual this week," Orgeron said Monday, "but he's not ready..." October 15

  • AP Midseason All-America Team: Joe Burrow, Jonathan Taylor lead 1st team

    The Score "LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday. No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 12 Oregon each placed three..." October 15

  • The Biggest Disappointments in College Football So Far

    The Big Lead "We can't universally agree on much a a society, but college football upsets would probably be fairly close to unanimity. It's likely impossible, however, as upsets always require victims. These five from the Power Five are part of that latter group, as this 2019 season..." October 15

  • Missouri football in limbo as program waits for NCAA to rule on its bowl ban appeal

    CBS Sports "Halfway through a resurgent season in which Missouri is suddenly a factor in the SEC East and perhaps beyond, school officials still aren't sure whether their Tigers will be allowed to play in a bowl game. Those officials continue to wait anxiously for the response of their appeal of a..." October 15

  • Heisman Trophy Rankings After College Football Week 7

    The Big Lead "his Saturday's college football slate narrowed the field of the best players in the nation. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger's performance against Oklahoma most likely knocked him from the conversation, while Joe Burrow's performance catapulted him to the forefront. " October 14

  • Alabama star WR DeVonta Smith suspended for half of Tennessee game after ejection in Texas A&M win

    CBS Sports "No. 1 Alabama has suspended wide receiver DeVonta Smith for half of Saturday's home game vs. rival Tennessee after being ejected in the fourth quarter of Saturday's win over Texas A&M, coach Nick Saban revealed on Monday.  Things got..." October 14

  • AP Top 25 poll: LSU jumps Clemson for No. 2 spot in latest college football rankings

    CBS Sports "The new AP Top 25 poll was released Sunday afternoon, with LSU leaping past three spots to reach No. 2 after beating Florida 42-28 on Saturday night. The Gators didn't fall far, moving from No. 7 to No. 9. LSU moved past both Clemson and Ohio State, even..." October 14

  • LSU surging, Big Ten reckoning and more we learned from college football's 'Separation Saturday'

    Sporting News "Week 7 of the college football season provided some shakeups in the College Football Playoff race heading into the second half of the season. A stunning upset in the SEC knocked Georgia out of the top five — and perhaps out of the Playoff race. A few other top-10..." October 14

  • South Carolina AD apologizes for destruction of Georgia hedges

    247 Sports "Prior to an upset victory by the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday at Sanford Stadium, the Georgia Bulldogs had not lost at home since a Nov. 26, 2016, defeat to Georgia Tech. That was the first season at the helm for Georgia coach Kirby Smart. By not losing at home since..." October 14

  • Tua Tagovailoa breaks Alabama career passing TD record in first quarter vs. Texas A&M

    CBC Sports "Heisman Trophy frontrunner Tua Tagovailoa continued to make history on Saturday, setting an Alabama program record for career passing touchdowns. Tagovailoa broke his tie with A.J. McCarron in the first quarter of the SEC clash when he threw his 78th career scoring pass..." October 12

  • Alabama’s Devonta Smith Throws Punch, Gets Ejected

    Sportsnaut "Late during Saturday’s game against Texas A&M, Alabama’s DeVonta Smith threw a punch at an Aggie and was disqualified for his action. He had been thrown down to the ground and wasn’t happy with the treatment. " October 12

  • Georgia vs. South Carolina score, takeaways: Gamecocks stun No. 3 Bulldogs in double-overtime upset

    CBC Sports "South Carolina was down to its third-string quarterback after losing starter Ryan Hilinski to an injury in the third quarter, but the Gamecocks survived and pulled off one of the most stunning upsets of the season, taking down No. 3 Georgia (5-1, 2-1 SEC) in double overtime, 20-17. After South..." October 12

  • Three Teams Also Affected By the South Carolina-Georgia Slugfest

    The Big Lead "Saturday's South Carolina-Georgia game was like an epidemic...missed kicks, mistakes, and poor coaching decisions permeated both sidelines in what became a relatively rare mistake-prone game from the SEC. South Carolina eventually emerged from the wreckage with a 20-17 win in..." October 12

  • Girl Asks Twitter For Help to Find Guy Sitting Behind Her at Tennessee Football Game

    Black Sports Online "If someone I was feeling were a couple rows behind me, I’d shoot my shot in person. Alas, we live in different times. By now you’ve probably seen the trend of someone meeting a person face-to-face then using twitter afterward to try and connect.  " October 11

  • From not starting in high school to leading No. 7 Florida, Kyle Trask never stopped competing

    USA Today "As he lay on the lush turf last Saturday afternoon, fearing the worst, Kyle Trask wondered: Why now? The Florida quarterback’s knee had twisted. He’d heard a pop. His mind immediately went to what it might mean. “Scary,” Trask calls it now, long after the..." October 10

  • Auburn loses star running back Boobee Whitlow for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

    Montgomery Advertiser "Auburn lost more than a game this past Saturday at Florida. JaTarvious Whitlow, the team's leading rusher through six games this season, suffered a left knee injury during the 24-13 defeat that required him to undergo surgery on Tuesday, head coach Gus..." October 09

  • Nick Saban, Alabama's freshmen tackling the unexpected on defense

    ESPN " It didn't seem to matter that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and wideout DeVonta Smith had record-setting performances. Nor did it matter that Alabama improved to 5-0 and set itself up for a return to No. 1 in the rankings. The mood after the Crimson Tide..." October 08

  • College football picks, Week 7: Can Florida earn another top-10 win over LSU?

    Sporting News "Week 7 of the college football season is here, and it’s a doozy. Four top-25 matchups take place this week, starting with the Red River Rivalry between No. 6 Oklahoma and No. 11 Texas, followed by No. 1 Alabama at No. 24 Texas A&M, No. 10 Penn State at No. 17 Iowa and No. 7..." October 08

  • Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in college football poll

    ESPN "Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Florida surged to No. 7 after a big victory. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson held their spots Sunday after a week off for both, but the Buckeyes caught up to the Bulldogs in the AP Top 25..." October 07

  • Marlon Davidson, Gus Malzahn respond to Dan Mullen calling hit on Kyle Trask 'dirty'

    USA Today "Marlon Davidson said he was "devastated" after the play. So much so that he needed to be consoled on the sideline, to be told, "Man, you just got to continue to play football." "My mind was all on him," Davidson said. "Like, I hope he..." October 07

  • Florida QB Kyle Trask 'progressing along nicely' from knee injury

    Orlando Sentinel "Kyle Trask is “good to go,” coach Dan Mullen said Monday, two days after UF’s quarterback sustained a slight sprain of the MCL in his left knee against Auburn. Trask arrived Monday wearing a compression and heavy knee brace on his leg, but he said he would be fine..." October 07

  • Mizzou QB Kelly Bryant is OK, but defensive leader Cale Garrett could be out for the season

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri’s injury report in the wake of its victory Saturday over Troy is a mix of good news and bad news. The good news: Quarterback Kelly Bryant suffered a knee sprain but is expected to have full activity this week, a team spokesman told the Post-Dispatch Sunday..." October 07

  • Florida QB Kyle Trask playing with 'light' MCL sprain

    ESPN "Florida quarterback Kyle Trask is playing the second half against Auburn with what coach Dan Mullen described as a "light" MCL sprain. Trask took a hit to his left knee in the second quarter on a passing attempt. After he released the ball, Auburn..." October 05

  • Missouri's Kelly Bryant out for game with left leg injury

    The Score "Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant has been declared out for the rest of Saturday's game against Troy with a left leg injury. " October 05

  • Tennessee Cut Jeremy Banks After Alleged Violent Threats Against Female Student

    TMZ "The University of Tennessee cut Jeremy Banks from the football team over allegations he threatened a female student in an incident captured on video and obtained by TMZ Sports. As we previously reported, Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt cut Banks on Friday and said it..." October 05

  • Auburn vs. Florida odds, prediction, betting trends for 'College GameDay' game of the week

    Sporting News "The SEC has five teams ranked in the top 10 of the AP Top 25, and Week 6 will produce the first showdown between two of those teams. No. 7 Auburn (5-0) travels to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to face No. 10 Florida (5-0) in a classic SEC matchup between teams fighting to keep pace with..." October 04

  • Tennessee AD Phillip Fulmer shuts down rumors he will fire Jeremy Pruitt and return to coach the Volunteers

    CBS Sports "If Tennessee fans are to be believed, not only is Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt on the hot seat, but current UT athletic director Phillip Fulmer should and/or will make a return to the sidelines to lead the much-maligned program. However, in Fulmer's opinion, those rumors can be..." October 04

  • Auburn coach Gus Malzahn is comfortable, confident, more engaged and ‘not as bored’

    USA Today "Gus Malzahn “got bored the last couple of years.” That’s not something you usually hear a college football coach say, especially not a head coach of a major Power 5 university like Auburn where life can be so volatile that, one December, you’re getting..." October 03

  • Steve Spurrier randomly walks into Florida football coaches' meeting, draws up a play

    USA Today "Steve Spurrier may not be an active college football head coach anymore, but the Head Ball Coach is still coming up with ideas … and looking to share them. The Florida Gators were featured on the latest edition of HBO’s "24/7 College Football," which..." October 03

  • Tennessee's Jeremy Banks apologizes for conduct during arrest

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks apologized Tuesday and Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt condemned how Banks interacted with university police after video showed Banks repeatedly using profanity after he was arrested last month on an outstanding traffic warrant. At times,..." October 03

  • LSU running back Lanard Fournette leaves team

    ESPN "LSU running back Lanard Fournette has left the team, a source told ESPN on Wednesday. Fournette, the younger brother of former LSU star and current Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, graduated in May and withdrew from school on..." October 02

  • Tennessee's Jeremy Pruitt notes that inherited talent helped Kirby Smart at Georgia

    Dawg Nation "There’s a lot of comparisons being made this week between Jeremy Pruitt and Kirby Smart. Both are young coaches and former Alabama assistants who were hired to take over two of the SEC East’s best traditional football programs — Tennessee and UGA,..." October 02

  • Add Kentucky to the list of states with ‘pay to play’ legislation in the works

    NBC Sports "They’re coming so fast and furious that it’s becoming almost impossible to keep up. It’s been one day since California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the landmark Fair Pay to Play Act into law, state lawmakers from Nevada, Pennsylvania, Florida,..." October 01

  • University OF Tennessee Player Jeremy Banks Arrest On Video

    TMZ "Police have released body cam footage of Tennessee running back Jeremy Banks' September arrest ... where the player is heard saying, "Where I'm from, we shoot at cops." The 19-year-old running back was arrested for an outstanding warrant after he was initially..." October 01

  • Smoking Hot Arkansas Fan Caught Wearing No Pants In Stands During Texas A&M Game

    Total Pro Sports "The Arkansas Razorbacks were in tough for today’s SEC battle against the 23rd-ranked Texas A&M Aggies. Looking to get their first win in conference play this season, the home fans at AT&T Stadium were pulling out all the stops. For one Razorbacks fan, that meant trying..." September 28

  • Nick Saban says his players listen to the media more than they listen to him

    Larry Brown Sports "Few coaches in the history of sports have been more wary of the media than Nick Saban, but the Alabama coach thinks writers, reporters and analysts are better at one aspect of his job than he is — getting players to listen. If Saban has an important message to deliver to his..." September 27

  • Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa: I nearly transferred to USC

    247 Sports "The 2019 college football season is still young, but it’s already a game of quarterback roulette for Clay Helton and No. 21 USC. Through four games, the Trojans have already gone through three quarterbacks, though it hasn’t been by design. Sophomore starter J.T...." September 26

  • DB Shilo Sanders changes to dad Deion's NFL number

    ESPN " South Carolina defensive back Shilo Sanders is now wearing the same jersey number his father Deion "Prime Time" Sanders made famous in the NFL. School officials said Thursday that the younger Sanders, who had worn No. 12 this season, is changing to No...." September 26

  • 2020 NFL Mock Draft: Three quarterbacks among first 11 picks; Jake Fromm is making his case

    CBC Sports "For the first time this draft season we have three quarterbacks going in the top 11 picks. And one of those passers is Jake Fromm, whose 2019 campaign hasn't been flashy but it has been consistent. And in the NFL, where big-name starters are find themselves sidelined with injuries,..." September 26

  • Will Ignont among 3 players to leave Tennessee's team

    Sporting News "Three more players have left Tennessee's football program after a disappointing 1-3 start, coach Jeremy Pruitt confirmed Wednesday.  Among the latest departures are linebackers Will Ignont and Shanon Reid and receiver Jacquez Jones. Ignont left for..." September 26

  • Tua Tagovailoa Confirms Nick Saban Tells Deez Nuts Jokes

    The Big Lead "Tua Tagovailoa went on The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday to answer a strange line of questioning that ended with him confirming that Nick Saban is the type of person who makes "deez nuts" jokes. The clip starts with Patrick asking Tagovailoa about the last time..." September 25

  • Top 5 Heisman Trophy candidates for 2019

    Larry Brown Sports "The college football season is nearing the quarter mark, and the race for the College Football Playoff is in full swing. So is the race for the Heisman Trophy, with a talented group of players — primarily quarterbacks — who have already put themselves in contention for the..." September 25

  • Alabama wide receivers use rock, paper, scissors to determine who runs potential touchdown routes

    CBS Sports "Not surprisingly, No. 2 Alabama had no problem with Southern Miss in Week 4, winning 49-7. Not much of a story there -- except for how good Alabama's wide receivers are. Yes, it's widely known that Jerry Jeudy and Henry Ruggs III are first-round..." September 24

  • Five-star 2020 quarterback flips to Alabama from USC after weekend visit to Tuscaloosa

    USA Today "Alabama’s future at quarterback received a massive lift Sunday afternoon when Bryce Young, one of the nation’s top dual-threat quarterbacks according to 247Sports.com, flipped his commitment from Southern California to Alabama. Young, from Mater Dei in Santa..." September 23

  • South Carolina Newspaper Prints Insensitive Headline About Ryan Hilinski After Gamecocks Loss

    The Big Lead "Ryan Hilinski did not have a great day against the Missouri Tigers on Saturday. The Gamecocks quarterback went 13-for-30 for only 166 yards in South Carolina's 34-14 loss. However, it should be noted that Ryan Hilinski has had far, far worse days in his life, such as January 16,..." September 23

  • South Carolina does not accept newspaper’s apology for Hilinski headline

    Larry Brown Sports "A newspaper in South Carolina has apologized for an insensitive headline that was published over the weekend, but University of South Carolina officials feel it will take much more than an apology to make things right. Freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski started for South Carolina in..." September 23

  • Georgia QB Jake Fromm still isn't afraid of the big moment

    ESPN "- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has an interesting perspective when it comes to Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm. He was there on the sideline in South Bend, Indiana, two years ago when the then-true freshman quarterback made his first career start in place of the..." September 23

  • Charge against Tennessee football's Bryce Thompson is dismissed

    Knoxville News Sentinel "A judge dismissed the charge of misdemeanor domestic assault against Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson on Monday after Thompson's girlfriend said she never felt scared during the argument that led to Thompson's arrest and that she wanted to see the charge..." September 23

  • Arkansas paid San Jose State $1.5 million to beat them

    Larry Brown Sports "There are few things worse in the college football world than paying a small-time program major money to come beat you, but that’s what happened to Arkansas on Saturday. The Razorbacks paid San Jose State $1.5 million to visit Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in..." September 22

  • Video of Kash Daniel twisting Kyle Trask’s ankle removed by Kentucky website

    Larry Brown Sports "A video of Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Kash Daniel twisting the ankle of Florida Gators quarterback Kyle Trask last weekend was removed by a Kentucky website that had posted it during the week. Video of Daniel pulling the dirty move on Trask at the end of a 2-point conversion play in..." September 20

  • Nick Saban earns induction into Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 15 years after LSU departure

    USA Today " Nick Saban is coming back after all. The former LSU football coach, whom LSU fans have loved to hate since he became rival Alabama's coach in 2007 but have frequently fantasized about his return as LSU's coach, will be forever enshrined in Louisiana. The..." September 19

  • Alabama DL LaBryan Ray to Miss at Least Six Weeks While Recovering From Foot Surgery Play Video

    SI "Alabama defensive lineman LaBryan Ray is expected to miss at least six weeks after undergoing foot surgery, coach Nick Saban said Wednesday. Ray suffered the injury during Saturday's win at South Carolina. Saban added that the timetable for his return will depend on his progress..." September 19

  • Nick Saban: Top Alabama recruit Antonio Alfano 'basically quit'

    The Spun "Alabama head coach Nick Saban updated the status of Crimson Tide five-star freshman defensive lineman Antonio Alfano this evening. “The guy basically quit,” Saban told reporters. Alfano, a five-star prospect and the No. 5 player overall in the 2019 class, has not..." September 19

  • Kentucky’s Kash Daniel Tried To Injure Florida QB Kyle Trask With WWE-Style Ankle Lock

    Total Pro Sports "This is beyond disgusting. Kash Daniel had a lot to say on Wednesday when asked if he tried to hurt injure Florida quarterback Kyle Trask during the Gators’ 29-21 win in Lexington on Saturday. “Do I talk a lot of crap? Absolutely,” Daniel said after..." September 19

  • Lane Kiffin details messy exit from Tennessee, regrets leaving

    247 Sports "One of the more memorable short-lived rides in program history, Lane Kiffin still wishes things would've ended differently at the University of Tennessee a decade after he unexpectedly bailed on the program for the job at USC. ESPN's Chris Low, who is as tied into the Vols as..." September 19

  • Auburn booster has eye on Bob Stoops as potential Gus Malzahn replacement

    Larry Brown Sports "Gus Malzahn seems to be on the hot seat every other week, and the most prominent Auburn Tigers booster apparently has his eye on a potential replacement. Sports By Brooks reported on Tuesday night that if Malzahn fails to beat Alabama this season, Auburn booster Jimmy Rane would..." September 18

  • Alabama starting DE LaBryan Ray out for an 'undetermined' time with foot injury

    Montgomery Advertiser "Alabama's defense received another bite from the injury bug as junior defensive end LaBryan Ray is expected to be out an "undetermined" amount of time after re-aggravating a lingering foot injury. "LaBryan Ray is probably out for sure for this game (against Southern..." September 16

  • Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks 'likely' out for season with dislocated ankle

    Orlando Sentinel "UF quarterback Feleipe Franks’ right ankle was dislocated and his spirits we crushed as the Gators returned to the locker room ready to celebrate their dramatic fourth-quarter comeback at Kentucky. Franks had been inconsolable much of the second half, with coach Dan..." September 15

  • Anderson stirred by UGA pink out: 'Overwhelmed'

    ESPN "ATHENS, Ga. -- As Blake Anderson thought about all that pink between the hedges, he struggled to hold back the tears. The emotions are still very raw for the Arkansas State coach, whose wife Wendy died last month after a two-year fight against breast cancer. But..." September 14

  • Alabama using tracking technology on cell phones to incentivize students to stay longer at home games

    New York Times "Sweat from an afternoon under a unrelenting sun and in stifling 100-degree heat had soaked through parts of Taylor Pell’s fraternity pledge uniform: khaki pants, blue blazer, white shirt and crimson tie. But he was embracing the grind. “Games like this is when it..." September 13

  • Alabama had 56 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "The pipeline of players Nick Saban is sending to the NFL is truly remarkable. Saban’s Alabama program had 56 players on NFL Week One rosters, by far the most of any college. No other college football team even had 45 players on NFL Week One rosters. " September 13

  • Antonio Alfano asks to enter transfer portal, per his parents

    247 Sports "Alabama’s top signee from its 2019 recruiting classes has asked to enter the transfer portal. Freshman defensive lineman Antonio Alfano has not been on the field the last week as he has been “going through some discipline things with” head..." September 13

  • Nick Saban Enjoys Making Deez Nuts Jokes

    The Big Lead "Nick Saban is way different than the average Connor living at the end of your freshman dorm’s floor but he is alike in a few very specific ways. First, he’s super into college football. Second, he doesn’t have the healthiest breakfast habits.  Third, he is..." September 13

  • Forbes Reveals Most Valuable College Football Programs With Surprising School at No. 1

    12 Up "Over the last 4-5 years, the top two college football programs have been the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide, with everyone else far behind. You can imagine, then, that each school is raking in serious revenue befitting such success. And yes, both programs are...." September 13

  • After LSU complaints about visiting locker room at Texas, Longhorns release temperature data

    USA Today "Ed Orgeron and the LSU football team were pleased to leave Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium with a 45-38 win over Texas on Saturday. The team believes the visiting locker room could have been a bit cooler, though.  Orgeron told reporters this week that the..." September 13

  • Johnny Manziel uniform stolen from Texas A&M museum

    ESPN "Texas A&M University police said Thursday that they are investigating the theft of a Johnny Manziel uniform from Kyle Field. The department posted a notice to Twitter on Thursday asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest "allegedly involved in..." September 13

  • South Carolina to consider Fair Pay to Play-type bill

    ESPN "Two South Carolina legislators are planning to be next in a recent movement of lawmakers attempting to give college athletes more opportunities to earn money while in school. State Sen. Marlon Kimpson said he and Rep. Justin Bamberg plan to introduce a bill in January that would allow..." September 13

  • Tim Tebow claims that he didn't want to make money off his jersey sales at Florida

    Yahoo! Sports "Tim Tebow does not feel like he was missing out on anything by being denied the opportunity to make money on Florida’s sales of his No. 15 jersey while he was a Gator. The Heisman winner and current ESPN analyst went on a nonsensical rant Friday on First Take where he claimed..." September 13

  • Tom Herman's Wife Says LSU Fans Bombarded Him With Phone Calls

    The Big Lead "Fallout from the lack of air conditioning in the visitor’s locker room on the night LSU thumped Texas remains a thing. Nothing brings out the interest like gamesmanship blowing up in the instigator’s face. Anyone with even a light understanding of college football would know,..." September 12

  • Tennessee DB Bryce Thompson returns to team activities following arrest on domestic assault charge

    Yahoo! Sports "Despite a recent arrest for domestic assault, Bryce Thompson will return to practice for Tennessee. Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt announced Wednesday that Thompson, a sophomore cornerback, will be on the practice field with his teammates later Wednesday afternoon. “As..." September 12

  • Tennessee offers scholarship to bullied T-shirt kid

    ESPN "A fourth-grade Florida boy who was bullied at school for wearing a homemade Tennessee Volunteers T-shirt can now draw up his college plans, courtesy of the university. Tennessee announced Thursday that it has extended an offer of admission and a four-year scholarship -- for the Class..." September 12

  • Three SEC teams in the Playoff? Exploring college football's doomsday scenario

    Sporting News "The SEC is the only conference to ever put two teams in the same four-team College Football Playoff. Is there room for one more? After two weeks, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia and No. 4 LSU occupy three of the top four spots in the AP Top 25 and would likely be in the same..." September 11

  • Arkansas names Nick Starkel new starting QB vs. Colorado St.

    Dallas Morning News "For the first time since 2017, Nick Starkel is no longer on the bench. Arkansas head coach Chad Morris announced Monday the Razorbacks will start Starkel, a graduate transfer from Texas A&M, this Saturday against Colorado State in favor of Ben Hicks, a graduate transfer from..." September 11

  • Bettor Puts Down A Ridiculous Amount of Money On Auburn To Beat Kent State Just To Win $5

    Total Pro Sports "There have been a bunch of insane bets over the years on college football games, but this particular one might take the cake. Ben Fawkes of ESPN revealed on Tuesday that a bettor walked in Caesars Sportsbook and placed a $1,000 money-line bet on Auburn to defeat Kent State. " September 11

  • 'Tyler's here with us': South Carolina QB Ryan Hilinski plays for his family

    ESPN "COLUMBIA, S.C. -- When the South Carolina Gamecocks raced out of the tunnel Saturday morning for their game against Charleston Southern, freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski led the stampede, right fist in the air. When Kym Hilinski saw her son at the front of the charge, she yelled,..." September 11

  • Alabama not happy with start time due to heat

    ESPN "Alabama's administration isn't pleased that the Sept. 21 football game against Southern Mississippi will be played at 11 a.m. local time, when temperatures are routinely in excess of 90 degrees this time of year. University President Stuart R. Bell and athletic director Greg..." September 10

  • Auburn coach Gus Malzahn appears to throw subtle shade at Alabama over early kickoff times

    CBS Sports "On Monday, Alabama released a statement expressing its "disappointment" at being placed in the noon ET kickoff window for its Sept. 21 game vs. Southern Miss. Less than 24 hours later, true to form of the great Iron Bowl rivalry, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn had a heaping amount of shade..." September 10

  • Texas denies LSU coach Ed Orgeron's claim of insufficient air conditioning in visitor's locker room

    CBS Sports "No. 4 LSU's offense came out hot in Saturday night's 45-38 win over No. 12 Texas at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium with 573 yards that included 471 passing yards from Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow. The offense wasn't the only thing that was hot, though. Tigers coach Ed..." September 10

  • Texas thinks LSU LB K’Lavon Chaisson faked injury against them

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns seem to think some of the trips made by trainers to the field during their game against LSU may not have been for legitimate injuries, and a nugget shared by a reporter suggests that. LSU beat Texas 45-38 on Saturday evening in what was the second game of the..." September 10

  • Bobby Petrino says he wants to coach again, apologizes for Arkansas scandal

    USA Today "Former Louisville coach Bobby Petrino said he still wants to coach, praised quarterback Lamar Jackson and apologized for the scandal that cost him his Arkansas job during his first public comments since he was fired at Louisville last November. Petrino, in his first visit back to..." September 10

  • Former Florida Gators Linebacker Has Died At 27

    The Spun "Tragic news struck the Florida Gators on Tuesday as former linebacker Neiron Ball passed away at the age of 27. His sister shared the information on Facebook this morning. Ball passed away due to complications resulting from brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM), which is a condition..." September 10

  • Ed Orgeron: LSU's Locker Room at Texas Didn't Have Air Conditioning

    Bleacher Report "LSU football not only had to battle a tough team on the road Saturday, but it also had to survive a hot locker room without air conditioning. Head coach Ed Orgeron explained the situation Monday following his team's impressive 45-38 win over Texas. "First..." September 09

  • Ranking college football's new offenses, from LSU to Michigan

    ESPN "LSU The change: Ed Orgeron brought in Brady -- a young assistant with experience under both Joe Moorhead and Sean Payton -- to serve as Ensminger's Rasputin, someone to complete the modernization process Orgeron initially hoped Lane Kiffin (his original coordinator choice..." September 09

  • Texas A&M starting RB Jashaun Corbin out for the season

    Sportsnaut "The Texas A&M Aggies are going to be without their top ball carrier for the remainder of the season as the program looks to navigate through a tough SEC schedule. Head football coach Jimbo Fisher announced on Monday that starting running back Jashaun Corbin is out for the rest of..." September 09

  • Pruitt compares winless Tennessee to 'Titanic'

    The Score "Tennessee's Jeremy Pruitt compared his winless program Monday to a sinking ship in light of two players already deciding to transfer. "I think 'Titanic' came out when I was maybe in college," Pruitt said, courtesy of WATE Sports. "When the boat starts..." September 09

  • Kentucky QB Terry Wilson out for the season with knee injury?

    Larry Brown Sports "Kentucky Wildcats starting quarterback Terry Wilson may be out for the season with an injury based on what Mark Stoops said in his postgame handshake. Wilson was taken down on a nasty horsecollar tackle at the end of the third quarter against Eastern Michigan. September 08

  • 2020 NFL Draft QB Stock Watch: Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa was clinical in debut, former backup Jalen Hurts was better

    CBS Sports "We all knew Tua Tagovailoa headed into the 2019 college football season as one of the country's best quarterbacks. And that, in all likelihood, would translate into a first-round grade once the NFL Draft rolls around in the spring. But few people..." September 07

  • College football schedule, games 2019: What to watch in Week 2, TV channels, kickoff times

    CBS Sports "If Week 1 was the college football appetizer, Week 2 is going to provide fans a feast of epic proportions. Why? Because we get two of the biggest nonconference games of the year spread out for your afternoon and evening viewing pleasure. No. 1 Clemson will host No...." September 07

  • Nick Saban's wife made him run on treadmill over unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in Alabama's win over Duke

    CBS Sports "Alabama rolled over Duke in its season opener last weekend, but that didn't mean head coach Nick Saban kept a level head on the sidelines. Following a Trevon Diggs interception in the third quarter, one of Alabama's coaches celebrated a tad too much and stepped onto the field...." September 05

  • Jordan Murphy, Terrell Bailey leaving Vols

    247 Sports "Tennessee defensive back Terrell Bailey put his name in the NCAA transfer portal this week, but he isn't the only player departing the Vols this week. Head coach Jeremy Pruitt revealed on the SEC teleconference on Wednesday morning that wide..." September 04

  • LSU’s K’Lavon Chaisson: Sam Ehlinger not ‘too much of a threat’

    Sportsnaut "LSU linebacker K’Lavon Chaisson is wasting no time getting in a subtle dig at Sam Ehlinger ahead of his Week 2 game against the Texas Longhorns. Chaisson, who played against Ehlinger in Texas’ 6A State Title game back in 2015, was asked about facing him again. He responded..." September 02

  • Texas A&M lineman promises 'there will be an upset' in Saturday's game at Clemson

    CBS Sports "Joe Namath is famous for predicting that his New York Jets would upset the Indianapolis in Super Bowl III, and it sure feels like Texas A&M offensive lineman Jared Hocker is attempting to do his best Namath impersonation.  The 6-foot-5, 323-pound junior guard of the No. 12..." September 02

  • South Carolina QB Jake Bentley out indefinitely with a foot injury, freshman Ryan Hilinski to start

    Alabama "Alabama’s Week 3 visit to South Carolina lost some buzz when the Gamecocks were upset by North Carolina on Saturday. Then on Monday, reports out of Columbia indicate quarterback Jake Bentley will be sidelined for several weeks. Bentley, a graduate of Opelika High, broke his..." September 02

  • Ole Miss permitting alcohol sales for final three home football games of 2019 season

    CBS Sports "The SEC lifted its ban on schools selling alcohol this spring, and another program has decided to take advantage of the deregulation. Ole Miss fans will now be allowed to take the party from The Grove to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium after the school announced Friday that beer will be sold in..." August 31

  • Seven Mississippi State football players will miss Louisiana-Lafayette game for violation of team rules

    Clarion Ledger "Mississippi State isn't at full-strength for its season opener against Louisiana today.  The following Bulldogs are out for a "violation of team rules."  Senior defensive tackle Lee Autry Junior kicker Jace Christmann  Junior..." August 31

  • Urban Meyer Explains Why He Chose Florida Over Notre Dame In 2004

    The Spun "Coming off of an undefeated season at Utah in 2004, there was a lot of speculation that Urban Meyer could take his “dream job,” Notre Dame. In a recent interview, Meyer explained why he ultimately chose the Florida Gators over the Irish. In a Friday appearance on The..." August 30

  • QB1 star Nik Scalzo remaining positive in recovery from torn ACL

    Larry Brown Sports "Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Nik Scalzo is remaining positive as he recovers from a torn ACL. Scalzo is one of the stars of season 3 for “QB1: Beyond the Lights,” a documentary series on Netflix where three high school quarterback prospects are followed. The latest season..." August 29

  • Nick Saban Suspends 2 Alabama Players For The First Half On Saturday

    The Spun "Alabama will be without two of their offensive players in the first half of their season opener against Duke. Head coach Nick Saban has suspended two running backs — Najee Harris and Brian Robinson — for one half of football on Saturday. Both players missed a team function..." August 28