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No. 23 California carries unbeaten record into Ole Miss

Sep. 19, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

No. 23 California (3-0) at Mississippi (2-1), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPNU). Line: Ole Miss by 2 1/2. Series record: Cal leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Cal is aiming to remain unbeaten and start 4-0 for the first time since 2015. Ole Miss is seeking its first win over a Top 25 team since beating No. 16 Mississippi...

No. 17 A&M could use signature win against No. 8 Auburn

Sep. 19, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher wouldn't agree that No. 17 Texas A&M's game against eighth-ranked Auburn could set the tone for the rest of the season. "I don't know if it's a tone setter," he said. "You set a tone but you got to reset that tone each and every week." Still, the...

No. 9 Florida has won 13 of 14 against SEC rival Tennessee

Sep. 19, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

Tennessee (1-2, 0-0 SEC) at No. 9 Florida (3-0, 1-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Florida by 14 1/2. Series record: Florida leads 28-20. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Florida's dominance in the series and its chances of being a factor in the SEC East. The Gators have won 13 of the last 14 against Tennessee and 27 of...

No. 8 Auburn visits No. 17 Texas A&M to open SEC play

Sep. 19, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

No. 8 Auburn (3-0) at No. 17 Texas A&M (2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Texas A&M by 3 1/2. Series record: Texas A&M leads 5-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Auburn looks to remain undefeated as the Tigers open Southeastern Conference play with their first true road game of the season against a Texas...

No. 4 LSU looks to stay perfect in SEC opener at Vanderbilt

Sep. 19, 2019 1:49 PM EDT

No. 4 LSU (3-0, 0-0 SEC) at Vanderbilt (0-2, 0-1), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (SEC Network). Line: LSU by 24. Series record: LSU leads 22-7-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? LSU is looking to stay undefeated and pick up the Tigers' eighth straight win in a sporadic series with a fellow SEC charter member. Vanderbilt is looking...

No. 4 LSU defense looks to fix deficiencies vs Vanderbilt

Sep. 19, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU linebacker Jacob Phillips hasn't enjoyed the fourth-ranked Tigers' 3-0 start nearly as much as he would have liked. A combination of injuries, sporadic missed assignments and generally inconsistent play has resulted in some unflattering numbers for a defense boasting top-rated...

Top 10 showdown as Georgia hosts Irish between the hedges

Sep. 19, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Georgia by 14 1/2. Series record: Georgia leads 2-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Fighting Irish desperately need a victory over a Top 10 opponent to stake out a spot among the nation's elite programs. Until then, Notre Dame will be known...

No. 2 Alabama, Saban look to improve to 12-1 in SEC openers

Sep. 19, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

Southern Miss (2-1) at No. 2 Alabama (3-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Alabama by 39. Series record: Alabama leads 34-6-2 (including forfeits). WHAT'S AT STAKE? After this one, Alabama starts a six-game stretch of Southeastern Conference contests. Southern Miss is seeking its fourth win over an AP Top...

Alabama could start 4 freshmen on defense vs Southern Miss

Sep. 19, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban has started freshman on defense before at Alabama, either through necessity or sheer talent. He just can't recall having had to rely so much on so many this early in the season. The second-ranked Crimson Tide could start four freshmen in the defensive front seven in...

Georgia-Notre Dame showdown highlights SEC schedule

Sep. 19, 2019 4:05 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch during the fourth week of the Southeastern Conference football season. GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0): These two storied programs meet for only the third time ever Saturday at Sanford Stadium. Georgia capped its 1980 national championship season by...