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Alabama WR Earle to miss start of season with foot injury

Aug. 10, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama wide receiver JoJo Earle is expected to miss the first month of the season with a broken foot. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Wednesday that Earle sustained a Jones fracture in practice “a couple of days ago”. Saban said recovery typically...

Transfer of power: Riley rebuilds USC with veteran arrivals

Aug. 10, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Brett Neilon looks around Southern California’s locker room, the Trojans’ sixth-year center sees a few teammates who were with him all the way from the heights of a Pac-12 title to the depths of this storied football program's worst season in 30 years. ...

Alabama No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll; Ohio St. 2, UGA 3

Aug. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

Alabama was voted No. 1 in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll released Monday, with Ohio State second and defending national champion Georgia third. The Associated Press preseason Top 25 will be released Aug. 15. The Crimson Tide received 54 first-place votes from a...

Senators Tuberville, Manchin working on bill to tackle NIL

Aug. 03, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

Sens. Tommy Tuberville and Joe Manchin have reached out to college sports leaders, including the Southeastern Conference commissioner, for feedback and ideas on how to regulate the way athletes are compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Tuberville (R-Ala.), a former...

Alabama radio voice Eli Gold sidelined for start of season

Aug. 03, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Alabama radio announcer Eli Gold will miss the start of the football season due to health issues. Jim Carabin, vice president and general manager of Crimson Tide Sports Marketing, said Wednesday that Chris Stewart will take over play-by-play duties...

ACC, SEC reap benefits from transfers moving between leagues

Jul. 22, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The plan wasn’t for Georgia Tech to lose top running back Jahmyr Gibbs as a transfer to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference. Yet the Atlantic Coast Conference school has found its share of help from the SEC, too, in the form of seven transfers. It’s a...

Media predict Alabama will beat Georgia in SEC championship

Jul. 22, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion Alabama was predicted to win a third consecutive Southeastern Conference title in voting by media attending this week's SEC Media Days. Alabama beat Georgia in last year's SEC championship game in Atlanta before losing to the Bulldogs in...

Georgia, Alabama coping with high expectations at top of SEC

Jul. 20, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — It's no easy task to live with expectations at the top of the Southeastern Conference. Alabama's 2021 season has been described as a disappointment even though the Crimson Tide won the SEC title and played in the national championship game. Georgia won...

Saban: Alabama players topped $3 million in NIL money

Jul. 19, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Saban has been vocal about his issues with the status quo in name, image and likeness deals and their use in recruiting. But it's not like Alabama's coach and his players haven't benefited, too. Saban said Crimson Tide players have made more than $3 million in...

Kiffin describes opening query about Saban as 'pretty usual'

Jul. 18, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin provided a strong hint he and other SEC coaches who were former assistants on Alabama coach Nick Saban’s staff, including Georgia coach Kirby Smart, may grow tired of questions about their former boss. Kiffin smirked when his first...