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Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) breaks free for a long touchdown run against Kentucky during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Smith, No. 1 Alabama rout short-handed Kentucky, 63-3

Nov. 21, 2020 8:22 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama didn't quite look like itself at first after an extended period on the sidelines, but it scarcely made a difference on the scoreboard. DeVonta Smith caught nine passes for 144 yards and set the Southeastern Conference career record with two more touchdowns in the top-ranked...

Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson (3) runs with the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Wilson, Rodriguez help Kentucky survive Vanderbilt 38-35

Nov. 15, 2020 1:38 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson accounted for three touchdowns, Chris Rodriguez Jr. rushed for two scores including a 74-yarder before the Wildcats withstood Vanderbilt's late rally to win 38-35 Saturday and end a two-game losing streak. Rested from a bye and with Wilson back from a...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops walks on the field during the first half before an NCAA college football game against Georgia, Oct. 31, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Kentucky, Vanderbilt look to turn things around in SEC clash

Nov. 12, 2020 1:10 PM EST

Kentucky welcomed its bye week after six grueling games, a stretch during which the Wildcats experienced more valleys than peaks. Now the rested Wildcats (2-4 Southeastern Conference) seek to bounce back from a two-game skid Saturday against winless Vanderbilt (0-5). Kentucky has won six of seven against the...

Georgia running back Zamir White (3) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky, Oct. 31, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

No. 5 Georgia earns 11th consecutive win over Kentucky 14-3

Oct. 31, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Zamir White and fifth-ranked Georgia ran with relative ease to start each half, reaching the end zone both times. Other moments were more of a scrum for the Bulldogs, who emerged dinged but glad to have won again by making those limited chances stand up against Kentucky. White rushed...

Georgia wide receiver Jermaine Burton (7) breaks away from Tennessee defensive back Alontae Taylor (2) on a long run in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

No. 5 Georgia looks for more success after byes vs Kentucky

Oct. 29, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

Byes have been good for No. 5 Georgia under Kirby Smart, which makes last week’s unexpected break very welcome for the Bulldogs. At the very least, it gave the Bulldogs time to sort out their second-half collapse at No. 2 Alabama. The refresh will be needed Saturday at Kentucky against a team eager to move...

File-This Oct. 24, 2020, file photo shows Oklahoma State lineman Logan Carter (87) grabbing the jersey of Iowa State linebacker Mike Rose (23) while Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) attempts to sneak by during an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. Rose, like everybody else in college football, had no idea last spring if there would be a season. Iowa State's junior linebacker wanted to be ready just in case, so day in and day out for three months he went to his high school in the Cleveland suburb of Brecksville, Ohio, to do workouts prescribed by the Cyclones' new strength staff. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)

College Football Picks: Validation time for 'Pokes, Michigan

Oct. 28, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

After the big game, comes the validation game. Week 9 of the college football season — or maybe Week 8 depending how you count in this odd season — features several teams that made statements last week looking for strong follow-ups. No. 6 Oklahoma State took control of the Big 12 with a staunch...

Missouri wide receiver Micah Wilson (2) is unable to catch a pass in the end zone as Kentucky defensive back Kelvin Joseph (1) watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Missouri grinds out 1st victory over Kentucky in five years

Oct. 24, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri kept handing the ball to Larry Rountree, and Kentucky barely got a chance to take a turn. Rountree carried 37 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers dominated the clock and the Wildcats in a 20-10 victory on Saturday. Missouri (2-2 Southeastern Conference) held...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops reacts to a call during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Auburn on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Ole Miss, Kentucky look to rebound from opening-game losses

Oct. 1, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops wants to ensure his team doesn’t get in its own way with fewer games to get things right. The Wildcats can’t afford mistakes Saturday against a Mississippi squad eager to atone for its own missed chances. “When you’re playing a schedule like we’re...

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2019, file photo, Georgia offensive lineman Cade Mays (77) runs a drill during an NCAA football practice in Athens, Ga. The former Georgia lineman has had his appeal for an immediate transfer waiver approved by the NCAA, Tennessee was told Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Now the Southeastern Conference needs to approve the transfer between league schools. Tennessee opens the season Sept. 26 at South Carolina. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Sankey approves number of transfer waivers inside SEC

Sep. 30, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to approve transfer waiver requests for players who switched schools inside the league. Sankey announced the decision Wednesday night after previously saying schools should vote to change the rule forcing players...