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Georgia linebacker Azeez Ojulari (13) and a teammate sack Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers (2) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Some in-state rivalries left off of SEC's Thanksgiving menu

Nov. 25, 2020 2:24 PM EST

The Thanksgiving menu of in-state rivalry games is a little lighter this year around the Southeastern Conference. Sure, top-ranked Alabama and No. 22 Auburn will duke it out in the Iron Bowl, while Mississippi State and Mississippi resume the Battle for the Golden Egg in Oxford. But those offerings will have to...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) makes a catch against Kentucky defensive back Brandin Echols (26) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

College football picks: Football feast missing some dishes

Nov. 25, 2020 11:24 AM EST

The Thanksgiving weekend football feast will be missing a few of the dishes that have become mainstays. Schedules altered and seasons delayed by the pandemic have taken off the table a bunch of rivalry games that have become a staple of the last weekend in November, including Michigan-Ohio State and all those...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Auburn cornerback Chris Davis (11) returns a field goal attempt 109-yards to score the winning touchdown over Alabama during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. Davis' 109-yard return of a missed field goal to beat Alabama was one of the Iron Bowl's most memorable plays. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

Alabama's Reichard, Auburn's Carlson could decide Iron Bowl

Nov. 24, 2020 7:39 PM EST

Former Alabama coach Gene Stallings had a piece of advice for Nick Saban after last year's Iron Bowl: Get a great kicker. Perhaps Saban already had one. Sophomore Will Reichard, who was out with a nagging hip injury for the 2019 Auburn game, has been perfect so far this season. That's a huge deal for the...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) heads for a long gain as coach Nick Saban watches during the team's NCAA college football game against Kentucky on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

No. 1 Bama gets chance to avenge tough loss to No. 22 Auburn

Nov. 23, 2020 5:22 PM EST

Alabama left Jordan-Hare Stadium last season with its playoff hopes dashed and giddy Auburn fans filling the field. It's a sobering memory for the top-ranked Crimson Tide going into Saturday's Iron Bowl with the 22nd-ranked Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium. What could go wrong, did go wrong in that 48-45 loss that...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) makes a catch against Kentucky defensive back Brandin Echols (26) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Hints at what's to come from CFP

Nov. 23, 2020 5:37 AM EST

The College Football Playoff rankings will be released for the first time this season Tuesday. Combine the latest AP Top 25 with a little history and you can find hints about what to expect. Never has the selection committee's initial top four precisely matched the top four of the AP poll that preceded it. Only...

Auburn tight end John Samuel Shenker (47) is tackled by Tennessee defensive back Theo Jackson (26) after a reception during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

No. 23 Auburn overcame a slow start to beat Tennessee 30-17

Nov. 21, 2020 11:27 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Smoke Monday returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and No. 23 Auburn overcame a slow start to beat Tennessee 30-17 on Saturday night. Auburn (5-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) fell behind 10-0 to Tennessee (2-5, 2-5) and dealt with injuries to star running back Tank Bigsby...

Auburn running back Tank Bigsby (4) carries the ball during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against LSU, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

No. 23 Auburn hosts Tennessee in Gus Malzahn's 100th game

Nov. 19, 2020 3:35 PM EST

Tennessee (2-4, 2-4 SEC) at No. 23 Auburn (4-2, 4-2), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Auburn by 11. Series record: Auburn leads 28-22-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Volunteers are trying to halt a four-game losing streak after a promising start to the season. The Tigers hope to build on a 48-11 thrashing of...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt yells at the officials during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The SEC came into this season with a contingency plan to deal with coronavirus-related issues. “Obviously, we can’t predict the future,” Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said. “I believe we all knew when we started this, that there were no guarantees.” (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

No. 23 Auburn hosts Tennessee after three-week hiatus

Nov. 19, 2020 12:29 PM EST

The Auburn Tigers were coming off their best performance when last weekend’s game was shut down, and Tennessee suffered the same fate while desperately trying to snap out of a losing funk. The 23rd-ranked Tigers (4-2 Southeastern Conference) will retake the field Saturday night after a three-week hiatus...

Arkansas coach Sam Pittman walks the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Arkansas welcomes coach, LSU after virus hits both

Nov. 19, 2020 1:57 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman is eager to go after positive COVID-19 tests caused him to miss last week's game at Florida. The first-year coach watched his Razorbacks lose 63-35 to the Gators from his poolhouse in Fayetteville with his dog, Lucy. “It was difficult,”...

Indiana running back Stevie Scott III rushes during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

College Football Picks: Indiana's big chance; FSU's big fall

Nov. 18, 2020 10:05 PM EST

This Saturday, Indiana will play at Ohio State and Clemson will visit Florida State. One of these games is a matchup of ranked teams that will go a long way toward deciding a division title. The other carries a 35-point spread. As three-time national champion Florida State limps toward its worst season in 45...