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Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) throws a pass against Arkansas while offensive lineman Trey Hill (55) blocks during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Bennett helps No. 4 Georgia rally past Arkansas 37-10

Sep. 26, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stetson Bennett transferred away from Georgia after a freshman year spent far down the depth chart. Back then, in early 2018, he didn’t think he’d ever get a chance to lead his home-state Bulldogs to a win. Things change. Bennett wasn’t expected to play in the...

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 26, 2019, file photo, Georgia coach Kirby Smart is shown during an NCAA college football spring practice in Athens, Ga. Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship. Georgia opens its season at Arkansas on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Pittman’s debut as the Razorbacks coach. Pittman was one of Smart’s top assistants as the Bulldogs’ offensive line coach for four seasons. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)

No. 4 Georgia opens at Arkansas

Sep. 24, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

No. 4 Georgia at Arkansas, Saturday at 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network). Line: Georgia by 28. Series record: Georgia 10-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? National title hopes usually aren’t on the line in the first game of the season. Nothing about 2020 college football is as usual, though. Georgia starts its season as...

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 26, 2019, file photo, Georgia coach Kirby Smart is shown during an NCAA college football spring practice in Athens, Ga. Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship. Georgia opens its season at Arkansas on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Pittman’s debut as the Razorbacks coach. Pittman was one of Smart’s top assistants as the Bulldogs’ offensive line coach for four seasons. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)

What’s old is new again as No. 4 Georgia opens at Arkansas

Sep. 24, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A nearly month-long postponement to the start of college football in the Southeastern Conference may feel different, but it won’t look much different. Georgia, as has it has been for much of the last decade or so, is projected to finish near the top of one of the best...

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, file photo, new Arkansas NCAA college football head coach Sam Pittman speaks during an introductory news conference in Fayetteville, Ark. Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship. Georgia opens its season at Arkansas on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Pittman’s debut as the Razorbacks coach. Pittman was one of Smart’s top assistants as the Bulldogs’ offensive line coach for four seasons. (Charlie Kaijo/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, File)

No. 4 Georgia to be reunited with popular Pittman in opener

Sep. 22, 2020 4:38 PM EDT

Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship. “He helped build the foundation of what we have now,” Smart said Monday. Smart and his Bulldogs will be reunited with Pittman...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd carries against Western Kentucky during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. After a promising 2018, Boyd was a breakout star in the Southeastern Conference with 1,133 yards rushing and eight touchdowns last season. 
 (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

Pick Six: Boyd, Stills are overlooked stars on losing teams

Sep. 2, 2020 2:30 AM EDT

All-Americans and college football award winners are overwhelmingly chosen from teams with the winning records. Makes sense, of course. Good teams have the most good players and — as the saying goes — to the winner goes the spoils. The good players on the not-so-good teams tend to get lost in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd (5) runs the ball against Western Kentucky during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. Boyd ran for 1,133 yards and eight scores as a junior last season while rushing for more than 100 yards in five games. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Arkansas seeks fresh start under new coach Sam Pittman

Sep. 1, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

The challenges facing new Arkansas coach Sam Pittman were significant enough without extra wrenches being thrown into his plans. Pittman needed to change the culture following a 2-10 season that saw Chad Morris fired. Pittman was eager to get rolling after he was hired, but months later, COVID-19 came along,...