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LSU's Kelly frank about uncertainty as camp kicks off

Aug. 04, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Invigorated as LSU coach Brian Kelly appears to be by his first year at the helm of a traditional Southeastern Conference power, he didn't downplay the relative uncertainty surrounding the Tigers as fall camp opened. A coaching staff that has just one...

QB Rattler among newcomers ready to help South Carolina

Aug. 04, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Spencer Rattler smiled broadly and sat up his chair thinking about South Carolina's first game a month away. “I'm just ready to go,” the ex-Oklahoma quarterback said Thursday. “It's been some time since I played football, like, for real." ...

Auburn QB TJ Finley charged with attempting to elude police

Aug. 04, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn quarterback T.J. Finley was arrested Thursday after turning himself in on a misdemeanor warrant for attempting to elude a police officer. Auburn assistant police chief Clarence Stewart said in a statement that Finley also received traffic citations and...

Bo Nix settles into his new team, new QB competition

Aug. 04, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Bo Nix has seen this all before. A three-year starter at Auburn, Nix transferred to Oregon in the offseason and now finds himself in a competition at quarterback with young prospects Ty Thompson and Jay Butterfield. Nix competed with LSU...

Georgia begins national title defense with sweet fade

Aug. 04, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bulldogs aren’t resting on their laurels — or their locks — as they begin defense of college football’s national championship. Quarterback Stetson Bennett and several of his teammates chopped off a significant chunk of hair before the start of...

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...

Riley, Cristobal, Lanning new Pac-12 coaches in spotlight

Jul. 29, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coaching changes in the Pac-12 are a given, but it is rare when it happens to three of the most recognizable programs in the conference. Such is the case with Southern California, Oregon, and Washington, which have new coaches on the sideline this season. The...

Walker aims to pivot focus back to Dems in tight Ga. race

Jul. 23, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

ALTO, Georgia (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate nominee Herschel Walker commiserated as north Georgia farmers bemoaned environmental regulations and rising costs of doing business. Minutes before, the former football star and political newcomer volleyed with journalists on issues ranging from gas...

NCAA charges Tennessee with 18 major violations under Pruitt

Jul. 22, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

Tennessee hopes its “exemplary cooperation” with the NCAA helps the Volunteers avoid serious punishment from 18 major rules violations as easily as they dodged paying former coach Jeremy Pruitt's multi-million dollar buyout. The NCAA notified Tennessee on Friday of the Level 1...