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Joe Burrow throws 4 TDs passes, No. 2 LSU routs MSU 36-13

Oct. 19, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Joe Burrow didn't necessarily show his best side Saturday. While being dragged to the ground by his pants during his third sack of the game, the LSU quarterback's rear end was briefly exposed. "I heard there was supposed to be a full moon in Starkville tonight," Burrow joked. The...

No. 2 LSU not looking past slumping Mississippi State

Oct. 18, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — No. 2 LSU and Mississippi State are heading in opposite directions this season. The Tigers own the nation's highest-scoring offense this season and has wins at No. 15 Texas and over No. 9 Florida on its resume. Slumping Mississippi State ranks 12th in the SEC in total offense and...

Mississippi State's passing woes hinder Hill's production

Oct. 17, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's lack of a consistent passing attack is hampering running back Kylin Hill's production. With opposing defenses loading up to stop the ground game, Hill hasn't gained as many as 50 yards in either of the Bulldogs' last two games — steep drop from his...

No. 2 LSU carries unbeaten record into Mississippi State

Oct. 17, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

No. 2 LSU (6-0, 2-0 SEC) at Mississippi State (3-3, 1-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: LSU by 18 1/2. Series record: LSU leads 74-35-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE LSU is seeking to remain unbeaten and earn its first 6-0 start since 2015. Mississippi State is trying to snap a two-game skid and avoid falling below...

South Carolina has opportunity to produce another upset

Oct. 17, 2019 4:05 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch during the eighth week of the Southeastern Conference football season. GAME OF THE WEEK No. 9 Florida (6-1, 3-1) at South Carolina (3-3, 2-2): South Carolina follows up its stunning 20-17 overtime victory at Georgia by facing another top-10 team. South Carolina was a 24 ½-point...

Nix, No. 11 Auburn hoping to have answers after open week

Oct. 15, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix and the Auburn Tigers are trying to get the offense back on track following their first loss and an open date. The 11th-ranked Tigers struggled offensively in a 24-13 loss to No. 9 Florida , lost their top tailback to injury and had an extra week to try to resolve everything that...

Vols confident QB Maurer will play against No. 1 Alabama

Oct. 14, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt believes quarterback Brian Maurer will be available Saturday at No. 1 Alabama after a concussion prevented the freshman from finishing a 20-10 victory over Mississippi State last week. "Brian took some reps last night at practice," Pruitt said Monday....

Defense delivers as Tennessee tops Mississippi State 20-10

Oct. 12, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's defense finally delivered the kind of performance that Jeremy Pruitt's teams produced consistently during his career as an assistant coach. The Volunteers intercepted three passes, shut down Southeastern Conference rushing leader Kylin Hill and withstood an injury to...

Mississippi State, Tennessee both seeking to find momentum

Oct. 11, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mississippi State's visit to Tennessee this week could feature a matchup of true freshman quarterbacks. Tennessee quarterback Brian Maurer will make his second career start Saturday after delivering mixed results last week in a 43-14 loss to No. 3 Georgia. Mississippi State coach...

Mississippi State's Shoop ready to face his former team

Oct. 10, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop will see familiar faces Saturday when the Bulldogs visit Tennessee. Shoop was Tennessee's defensive coordinator in 2016-17, the final two years of Butch Jones' coaching tenure. Shoop's son, Jay, is a walk-on defensive back for...