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Georgia quarterback JT Daniels looks for a play call from the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

What a debut! Daniels' 401 yards, 4 TDs leads No. 13 Georgia

Nov. 22, 2020 12:19 AM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — After waiting almost 15 months for this moment, JT Daniels took a knee and soaked up the cheers from the socially distanced crowd. There were only about 20,000 fans at Sanford Stadium, but it sounded more like the usual 92,000. “JT! JT! JT!” they chanted over and over...

Missouri wide receiver Tauskie Dove (86) catches a touchdown pass against South Carolina defensive back Cam Smith (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Missouri, Bazelak start fast to beat South Carolina 17-10

Nov. 21, 2020 11:50 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz was proud his team wouldn't let the obstacles they've faced this season keep them from success. And he happily congratulated them, COVID-19 worries and all, after the Tigers' 17-10 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night. “Can you grab me...

Missouri's Jalen Knox (9) and teammate Shawn Hendershot (81) celebrate following an NCAA college football game against Kentucky Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 20-10. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Missouri's Drinkwitz seeking more success vs South Carolina

Nov. 19, 2020 12:20 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz has some good memories of playing at South Carolina. He hopes to make a few more this week. It was a year ago that Drinkwitz, then the coach at Appalachian State, brought the highly overmatched Mountaineers into Williams-Brice Stadium in what was expected...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2020, file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban leads his team to the field before an NCAA college football game against Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this year, extending its record of consecutive seasons with at least one week on top of the rankings to 13. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)

Kentucky at No. 1 Alabama highlight SEC schedule this week

Nov. 19, 2020 4:01 AM EST

Here are things to watch in Week 9 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK Kentucky at No. 1 Alabama. If COVID-19 issues hadn't postponed Ole Miss at No. 5 Texas A&M, that would've been the pick for this slot just as it was for CBS. But the SEC's lone undefeated team hosting Kentucky is now in the...

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp points to the video screen during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Texas A&M on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

South Carolina players opt out, others out with injuries

Nov. 17, 2020 3:18 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has lost another starting cornerback in Israel Mukuamu after he opted out of the season, joining his defensive backfield partner Jaycee Horn in preparing for the upcoming NFL draft. Interim coach Mike Bobo said Tuesday four players have opted out since the school...

South Carolina quarterback Collin Hill (15) looks for an open receiver during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Texas A&M on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

South Carolina interim coach Bobo aims to rally Gamecocks

Nov. 16, 2020 7:16 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bobo didn't plan to be back in charge of a football team this quickly. Now that he's South Carolina's interim coach, Bobo understands his mission is to rally a fragile group of players stinging after Sunday's firing of Will Muschamp. “I know we're going to have to work...

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp heads to check on an injured player during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Bruce Newman)

South Carolina fires football coach Will Muschamp

Nov. 15, 2020 8:09 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina fired football coach Will Muschamp on Sunday, the second time he's been let go from a Southeastern Conference program in midseason. The school said in a release that Muschamp has been “relieved” of his duties with the football program. Athletic director...

South Carolina has fired football coach Will Muschamp, with Mike Bobo to serve as interim head coach for rest of season

Nov. 15, 2020 7:26 PM EST
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has fired football coach Will Muschamp, with Mike Bobo to serve as interim head coach for rest of season.
Mississippi wide receiver Braylon Sanders (13) makes a catch against South Carolina defensive back Cam Smith, left, in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Bruce Newman)

Big night for Corral, Ole Miss outlasts South Carolina 59-42

Nov. 15, 2020 12:38 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral accounted for five touchdowns, including a go-ahead 91-yard touchdown strike to Elijah Moore in the fourth quarter, as Mississippi rallied to defeat South Carolina 59-42 on Saturday night. Trailing 42-38, Corral found a wide-open Moore waiting in the middle of the field at...

South Carolina wide receiver Shi Smith, center, carries the ball next to Texas A&M defensive back Keldrick Carper (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. Texas A&M won 48-3. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Rebels, Gamecocks carry on amid SEC's COVID troubles

Nov. 12, 2020 4:11 PM EST

Mississippi and South Carolina both appeared to score one big victory this week in otherwise disappointing seasons. They meet Saturday night in Oxford, Mississippi, for one of the few Southeastern Conference games to survive the league's COVID-19 troubles. It makes a matchup of 2-4 teams stand out with only three...