NCAA Football

Fulmer Named Special Adviser to UT President

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has hired former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer as his special adviser for community, athletics and university relations. DiPietro announced the hiring Tuesday. The part-time job will pay Fulmer $100,000…

Georgia Finalizes 2019 Non-Conference Schedule

The Georgia Bulldogs have finalized their 2019 non-conference schedule by adding a date against Murray State according to a report from Kevin Kelley. In addition to playing the Racers Georgia will also welcome…

Alabama Sportswriters Name Julio Jones Pro Athlete of the Year

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Julio Jones is the Alabama Sports Writers Association's pro athlete of the year. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver earned the award after helping the Falcons make their first Super Bowl appearance since 1998 and second in…

Doctor Advises Nick Fairley to Give Up Football

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised him to stop playing football, Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday. "Obviously, there's concern," Payton said. "But there isn't a final answer."…

Oklahoma's Bob Stoops Retiring After 18 Years

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, a stunning offseason move by the 56-year-old future Hall of Famer who led the Sooners to 11 conference championships and a national title in 18 seasons. Stoops…

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…

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…