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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach Geoff Collins gestures during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Miami Gardens, Fla. With doubts still hanging over the season because of the coronavirus pandemic, Georgia Tech begins practice for Year 2 under coach Geoff Collins. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Ga. Tech begins most unusual season with 2-a-day practices

Aug. 5, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For Georgia Tech, this most unusual of seasons — assuming there is a season — began with two-a-day practices. No, it wasn't two practices in one day for the entire team. Coach Geoff Collins split his players into two groups and put each of them through a morning practice...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman (13) turns upfield against Auburn during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football gam in Tampa, Fla. Bateman has opted out of the 2020 season amid concerns about the coronavirus, forgoing his remaining two years of eligibility to enter the 2021 NFL draft. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Gophers WR Bateman skips season amid virus worries, goes pro

Aug. 4, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota star wide receiver Rashod Bateman will pass on a 2020 college football season that has been complicated — and threatened — by the pandemic. Bateman announced Tuesday he has opted out amid concerns about the coronavirus and will forgo his remaining two years of...

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2014, file photo, the SEC logo is displayed on the field ahead of the Southeastern Conference championship football game between Alabama and Missouri in Atlanta. The Southeastern Conference will play only league games in 2020 to deal with potential COVID-19 disruptions, a decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed regular season in which none of the power conferences cross paths(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

SEC contenders must navigate 10 games versus league foes

Aug. 1, 2020 7:26 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to bottom. That begs the question: How hard will it be to win the SEC this season? The league announced Thursday its 14 teams will each play a 10-game schedule against fellow...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2016, file photo, Gary Stokan, Peach Bowl president and CEO, right, talks with Washington's Chico McClatcher during media day for the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game in Atlanta. Stokan is considering multiple contingency plans for three kickoff games planned in Atlanta, but there is one bottom line: If it's not safe for fans, the three games, Florida State-West Virginia, Georgia-Virginia and North Carolina-Auburn, won't be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Fans are key factor to save 3 kickoff games in Atlanta

Jul. 23, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — There is no room for negotiation on one key point as Atlanta organizers consider multiple contingency plans for three season-opening games during the coronavirus pandemic: Without fans, the games can't be played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl president Gary Stokan, whose...

Former USC starting QB Daniels eligible for 2020 at Georgia

Jul. 13, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Former Southern California starter JT Daniels says he has been granted immediate eligibility at Georgia, where he can join the competition at quarterback. Daniels posted on his Twitter account on Monday his appreciation to the NCAA “for granting me immediate eligibility and...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2001, file photo, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney (54) bares down on West Virginia quarterback Rasheed Marshall during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, in Syracuse, N.Y. Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear on the College Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. The National Football Foundation announced Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the 78 players and seven coaches from major college who are up for selection to the Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli, File)

Bailey, Freeney debut on college Hall of Fame ballot

Jun. 16, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. The National Football Foundation on Tuesday announced the 78 players and seven coaches from major college football who are...