Latest Southeastern Conference football News

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. ...

AP sources: ESPN out of Big Ten TV rights negotiations

Aug. 09, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

As the Big Ten prepares to become a 16-team, coast-to-coast superconference with the additions of USC and UCLA in 2024, it is ending a 40-year relationship with ESPN and moving toward partnerships with two new networks. Two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated...

Georgia plans $68.5M overhaul of football stadium

Aug. 09, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A year after the University of Georgia's football team won a national championship, UGA is starting a $68.5 million project to overhaul its football stadium, making it easier for Bulldogs fans to get around and building more suites for premium donors. University...

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...

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...