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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Hammond Skyhawks Jordan Burch (5) watches during the a high school football playoff game against Wilson Hall in Columbia, S.C. The-6-foot-5, 275-pound Burch is a potential immediate-impact player out for the Gamecocks. When the early signing period opened in December he announced he would stay close to home. But he didn't actually sign, leaving open the possibility LSU could be his final destination. (Jeff Blake/The State via AP)

SEC's recruiting dominance particularly apparent this year

Feb. 5, 2020 9:07 PM EST

The Southeastern Conference dominated the recruiting landscape even more than usual this year. As the remaining unsigned football prospects finalized their college plans Wednesday, the SEC had six of the nation’s top eight classes, according to composite rankings of recruiting sites compiled by 247Sports....

Auburn leading rusher enters NCAA transfer portal

Feb. 5, 2020 3:37 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn running back JaTarvious “Boobee” Whitlow has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Wednesday that Whitlow is “looking for a fresh start somewhere else.” Whitlow led the Tigers in rushing the past two seasons,...

Bobby Petrino speaks after being introduced as the new NCAA college football head coach at Missouri State during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Springfield, Mo. Petrino has a 119-56 record in 14 seasons at Arkansas, Western Kentucky and Louisville and replaces Dave Steckel who was fired after winning just 13 games in five seasons. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Petrino back in game, says he knew he wouldn't stay retired

Jan. 16, 2020 12:15 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Petrino is glad to have a job again, even if it's at one of the bottom programs in the second tier of college football. “I knew I wasn't going to stay retired,” Petrino said Thursday at his introductory news conference at Missouri State. “It was just a...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino tries to get the referees attention during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, in Syracuse, N.Y. Petrino, a coach with a track record of on-the-field success but off-the-field embarrassments, will be the next coach at Missouri State, the university said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Former UL, Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino lands at Missouri St

Jan. 15, 2020 11:21 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Petrino, a coach with a track record of on-the-field success and off-the-field embarrassments, will be the next coach at Missouri State. The Springfield-based university said Wednesday that Petrino, 58, will be introduced at a news conference Thursday. He will replace Dave...

Arizona hires Rhoads as defensive coordinator

Dec. 20, 2019 11:17 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has hired former Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads as its defensive coordinator. The school announced Rhoads' hiring on Friday. He replaces Marcel Yates, who was fired with linebackers coach John Rushing on Oct. 30. Former NFL coach Chuck Cecil served as the Wildcats' interim...