Latest Southeastern Conference football News

SEC spat: Fisher, Saban exchange accusations over NIL deals

May. 20, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

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

Column: A wildly entertaining spat between 2 coaching stars

May. 20, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

Why did they wait so long to allow college athletes to make a few bucks on the side? Think of all the wildly entertaining shenanigans we've missed out on over the years. Let's play the feud! Jimbo Fisher is downright livid at former boss Nick Saban for...

'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...

Saban calls out Texas A&M for using NIL deals to buy players

May. 19, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas A&M on Wednesday night for “buying” players in its top-ranked recruiting class with name, image and likeness deals, saying Crimson Tide football players earned more than $3 million last year “the right way.” ...

College football, XFL, Australian Open headline ESPN slate

May. 17, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

Three huge matchups to kick off the college football season, the XFL, a new Australian Open agreement and two new “30 for 30” documentaries were announced Tuesday by ESPN as part of its presentation to advertisers in New York. The five-year agreement with the XFL concluded the...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 12, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

Frankort State Journal. May 6, 2022. Editorial: Robinson is proof that dreams do come true Perhaps nothing is more magical than watching someone’s dream come true. That is exactly what happened to University of Kentucky wide receiver and Western Hills graduate...

Alabama's Saban denies tampering with Louisville transfer

May. 11, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban denies that anybody from his program had contact with receiver Tyler Harrell before the former Louisville player entered the transfer portal, which would have violated NCAA rules. Saban responded to a suggestion from Louisville coach...

South Carolina adds Jacksonville St to 2023 football lineup

May. 11, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is adding Jacksonville State and to its 2023 football schedule. The South Carolina Gamecocks announced the move Wednesday. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will take the place of previously scheduled Liberty on Nov. 4, 2023. ...

Kentucky football player charged with DUI, careless driving

May. 09, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky football player has been charged with drunken driving, university police said. Running back Chris Rodriguez Jr., 24, was arrested Sunday and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving without...

Alabama transfer opens up about mental health struggle

May. 05, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

Alabama freshman offensive lineman Dayne Shor has entered the transfer portal, citing mental health issues. Shor issued a statement on Twitter explaining that he has battled depression and anxiety and experienced suicidal thoughts in recent years. He said he is seeking a fresh start....