SEC Football

Several Dates Announced for SEC on CBS Lineup

The SEC on CBS will kick off its first season with Brad Nessler as lead play-by-play announcer on Sept. 9 when TCU visits Arkansas. CBS announced Tuesday the games it has already locked into its 13-week SEC schedule. Nessler is replacing…

Alabama-FSU to Open Season in Primetime

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football’s season opener against Florida State in the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game has been scheduled for a 7 p.m. CT start on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. The Crimson Tide and Seminoles are scheduled…

Peyton Manning Set to Host ESPY Awards in July

Peyton Manning will take the stage to host the ESPY Awards. The retired two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback will preside over the July 12 show honoring the past year's best athletes and sports moments. The show will air live on…

Updates Aplenty as SEC Holds Spring Teleconference

On Monday's SEC teleconference Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn offered a timetable on the return of receiver Kyle Davis.  “We do expect him to be back this summer, and we expect it to be fairly soon," Malzahn said. Davis posted…

NCAA Report Shows Strong Academic Progress

College athletes posted record scores in the classroom for the 12th consecutive year while historically black colleges and universities continue to bear the brunt of the harshest academic penalties, according to NCAA figures released Wednesday. The NCAA's most recent Academic…

Lanett Standouts Receive Offers From Alabama

While small in enrollment numbers, the footprint of Lanett High School football continued to expand Tuesday as Trikweze Bridges and Kristian Story each landed scholarship offers from Alabama. This marks the first SEC…

Atlanta Falcons Draft Six, Sign More as Free Agents

The Atlanta Falcons drafted six players, hoping to help a team that's looking to bounce back from last season's Super Bowl loss. The Falcons first selected Defensive end Takk McKinley with the 26th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.…

Georgia's Isaiah McKenzie Taken in 2017 NFL Draft

UGA wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie chose to leave the University of Georgia early. His decision paid off after being taken in the 2017 NFL Draft. McKenzie was taken by the Denver Broncos as the 29th pick in the 5th round,…

Alabama Sets Record in 2017 NFL Draft

The Alabama Crimson Tide made a statement in the 2017 NFL Draft. A total of seven former Crimson Tide players were taken in the top 55 picks, a history making mark. They wound up with 10 players drafted overall. Cornerback Marlon…

Red Bests Black For G-Day Win

Team Red defeated Team Black by a 25-22 score in front of 66,133 fans at Sanford Stadium in the University of Georgia’s annual G-Day football game to close out spring practice on Saturday afternoon. A late nine-play drive for the…

UGA Football Signee Released from National Letter of Intent

University of Georgia football signee D’Antne Demery has been released from his National Letter of Intent according to an announcement by UGA head coach Kirby Smart. The release follows Demery's arrest Saturday night on charges of simple battery, criminal trespass-damaged…

College Football Popularity Remained Strong in 2016

A report on college football released today by The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame offered several signs of continued strong growth from the 2016 season. "The already intense interest in college football continues to grow," said NFF…

Georgia Completes 2018 Football Schedule

Georgia's 2018 football schedule is now complete. On Tuesday, the Dawgs announced its slate of home games for the 2018 season, filling the last slot with Austin Peay. The Dawgs and Governors will play on September 1st, 2018, replacing the…

Opelika Alum Jake Bentley Shines in South Carolina's Spring Game

Former Opelika High School quarterback, Jake Bentley, has started another season with the South Carolina Gamecocks on a high note. Bentley threw for 301 yards and three touchdowns (19-31 on pass attempts) to lead the Black team to a 35-24 win over…

Central Wide Receiver Gets Invite to Opening Finals

A highly recruited prospect and area football star is headed to Oregon later this summer. Central wide receiver Justyn Ross received an invitation to the Opening Finals on Sunday while competing in the Opening Regionals in Atlanta. The Opening Finals…

UGA Set to Host Highly Touted Defensive Line Transfer

With several impending departures along the defensive line over the next year, the Georgia Bulldogs may be exploring the transfer route to replenish the roster. According to a report from 247Sports, former 4* defensive tackle Breiden Fehoko is set to…

UGA to Implement SEC Clear Bag Policy in 2017

In the interest of public safety and to expedite entry into its venues, the UGA Athletic Association will begin to implement the Southeastern Conference Clear Bag Policy in 2017. This policy will be in effect at the annual G-Day intrasquad…

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