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'We're done': A&M's Fisher fires back at 'narcissist' Saban

May. 19, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

The Southeastern Conference spring meetings will be held in person for the time since 2019 in a little less than two weeks. It is unlikely two of the SEC's superstar coaches will be chumming around Destin, Florida, together. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher called Nick...

Several players to watch in the Southeastern Conference

Apr. 26, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

A look at Southeastern Conference players who appear poised to have breakout seasons: SEC EAST Florida: Running back Montrell Johnson followed new Florida coach Billy Napier from Louisiana-Lafayette and was a bright spot during spring practice. He was the Sun Belt...

SEC proving to be a preferred destination for transfers

Apr. 26, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

Quarterback Jaxson Dart didn't know exactly where he wanted to go upon deciding to leave USC, just that the Southeastern Conference was a preferred destination. Dart wound up landing at Mississippi and in the SEC, along with a number of other top players in the transfer portal. In...

In college gymnastics, the ripple effect of real "air time"

Apr. 15, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The then-fledgling SEC Network needed content when it launched in 2014. The gymnastics programs within the conference needed a way to showcase their burgeoning talent. And “Friday Night Heights” was born. It seemed like a win-win for a sport that has...

Vanderbilt lineman Tyler Steen transferring to Alabama

Apr. 12, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Vanderbilt offensive tackle Tyler Steen says he is transferring to Alabama. The three-year starter, who played both tackle positions, announced his plans Tuesday on Twitter. Steen could immediately compete for a starting job in the fall with Alabama...

Auburn's Finley facing challenge from transfer quarterbacks

Apr. 09, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — T.J. Finley once again spent spring practice battling for a starting job he'd previously held as an injury fill-in. The Auburn quarterback and onetime LSU starter faces challenges after the Tigers brought in three potential contenders during the offseason,...

Kelly on leaving Irish for LSU: 'We were on different paths'

Apr. 07, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — On the first floor of the LSU Football Operations Center, left of the front desk, is the performance nutrition center. With high ceilings and a wall of windows brightening the space, the dining hall seats 170 people and serves meals day and night, often...