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No. 3 Alabama hoping to avoid more misadventures at Auburn

Nov. 26, 2021 09:49 AM EST

Alabama's recent trips to Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium have been filled with uncharacteristic misadventures for the college football powerhouse. The third-ranked Crimson Tide (10-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 3 CFP) have been bedeviled by pick-sixes and even a Kick...

With eye on Bama, No. 1 Georgia favored against Georgia Tech

Nov. 26, 2021 09:49 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Make no mistake, No. 1 Georgia has more than one rivalry showdown in Atlanta in its sights. The Bulldogs will attempt to cap an undefeated regular season when they visit Georgia Tech on Saturday in the battle for state bragging rights. ...

No. 3 Alabama visits Auburn in Iron Bowl

Nov. 26, 2021 09:18 AM EST

No. 3 Alabama (10-1, 6-1 SEC, No. 3 CFP) at Auburn (6-5,3-4), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Alabama by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Alabama leads 24-7 (21-8 after NCAA sanctions). WHAT’S AT...

It's Egg over Iron by a longshot this week in the SEC

Nov. 25, 2021 02:11 AM EST

A look at Week 13 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 8 Mississippi (9-2, 5-2) at Mississippi State (7-4, 4-3), Thursday night. The SEC West Division race is over for Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Yet, both the...

Cincinnati moves into College Football Playoff position

Nov. 23, 2021 20:46 PM EST

Cincinnati moved into position to make the College Football Playoff on Tuesday night, climbing a spot to fourth behind Georgia, Ohio State and Alabama. A team from outside the Power Five conferences has never been selected for the semifinals in the previous seven years of...

Longtime Alabama sports columnist Cecil Hurt dies at 62

Nov. 23, 2021 19:32 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Cecil Hurt, a longtime sports columnist at The Tuscaloosa News, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia. He was 62. The newspaper said Hurt died at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. He had worked for The Tuscaloosa News since 1982, becoming the...

Iron Bowl quarterbacks have different pedigrees, same goal

Nov. 23, 2021 15:32 PM EST

Bryce Young, Alabama’s Heisman Trophy-contending quarterback, hasn’t ever started against Auburn. By that measure, if not many others, the Tigers’ new starter T.J. Finley has an edge entering Saturday’s Iron Bowl. He started against the third-ranked Crimson Tide...

Student who made LSU bomb threat has felony charges dropped

Nov. 23, 2021 13:28 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — East Baton Rouge prosecutors dropped felony charges against a former University of Alabama student who allegedly called in a bomb threat to Tiger stadium during the 2019 LSU-Florida football game after his lawyer says he finished a pretrial intervention program. ...

No. 3 Alabama flawed but battle-tested _ unlike last year

Nov. 22, 2021 17:56 PM EST

This Alabama team is still winning football games but that aura of seemingly invincibility that normally looms over the Crimson Tide is long gone. Last year Alabama made it look so easy in its season-long romp to the national championship, being truly challenged only...

Florida fires coach Dan Mullen, completing stunning fall

Nov. 21, 2021 16:29 PM EST

One bad season at Florida was one too many for Dan Mullen. The standard for success when it comes to coaching the Gators is about as high as it can get in college football. Florida fired Mullen on Sunday, a day after his sixth loss in nine games, two...