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AP Top 25 Reality Check: Separation at top around country

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

Separation at the top and a few random scheduling quirks has allowed the AP college football poll voters to work a little easier this season than last. No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson held their spots in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank this week. The only movement in the top five was Georgia...

Did Louisiana football success boost Edwards? Couldn’t hurt.

Nov. 17, 2019 6:52 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In picking apart Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ reelection victory in the red state of Louisiana, analysts talk of cross-party voters, the get-out-the-vote effort in New Orleans and the Donald Trump factor. But in a year when both the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints...

Burrow throws 5 TDs, No. 1 LSU beats Mississippi 58-37

Nov. 17, 2019 12:05 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Joe Burrow’s postgame shrug pretty much summed up what kind of a season it has been for LSU. “You know things have changed at LSU when you have 700 yards of total offense and everybody is upset in the locker room,” the Heisman Trophy front-runner said. Burrow threw...

Gamecocks visit Texas A&M coming off tough loss

Nov. 15, 2019 2:26 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — South Carolina doesn't have time to dwell on its upset loss to Appalachian State, not with a trip to Texas A&M on Saturday. The Gamecocks (4-6, 3-4 SEC) must get a victory against the Aggies and in their season finale against No. 3 Clemson to become bowl eligible. It won't...

No. 1 LSU wants to make sure it avoids letdown at Ole Miss

Nov. 15, 2019 11:06 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After notching a season-defining victory at Alabama last week, No. 1 LSU is looking to avoid a letdown Saturday at Mississippi. “We know we're going to get their best shot,” LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. “They play great at home. It's going to be a great crowd. It's...

Georgia-Auburn set for ‘old-fashioned SEC football’ matchup

Nov. 15, 2019 10:16 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Georgia and Auburn are appropriately old-school for one of the Deep South’s oldest rivalry. They run far more frequently than they throw, have terrific defenses and are especially adept at clamping down on opponents’ ground games. The vintage formula has worked quite well...

Moss envisions more highlight-reel plays for No. 1 LSU

Nov. 14, 2019 7:34 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss would like everyone who saw his clutch, acrobatic, toe-touching catch at Alabama to know one thing going forward. There’s more where that came from. “Everybody’s surprised or wowed by that catch. Yeah, it’s a good catch. I make...

No. 5 Georgia visits 13th-ranked Auburn

Nov. 14, 2019 3:00 PM EST

No. 5 Georgia (8-1, 5-1, No. 4 CFP) at No. 13 Auburn (7-2, 5-2, No. 13), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Georgia by 2 1/2. Series record: Georgia leads 59-56-8. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Georgia would clinch a third consecutive Eastern Division title with a win and remain in control of its playoff destiny. The...

No. 4 Alabama aims to rebound strongly at Mississippi State

Nov. 14, 2019 2:47 PM EST

No. 4 Alabama (8-1, 4-1 SEC, No. 5 CFP) at Mississippi St. (4-5, 2-4), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Alabama by 17 1/2. Series record: Alabama leads 81-18-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Alabama is trying to rebound from its first loss, 46-41 to No. 1 LSU, and keep its playoff hopes alive. Mississippi State is still...

No. 1 LSU visits Mississippi in ‘Magnolia Bowl’

Nov. 14, 2019 2:15 PM EST

No. 1 LSU (9-0, 5-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP) at Mississippi (4-6, 2-4), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: LSU by 21. Series record: LSU leads 62-40-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? LSU must win to remain atop the AP Top 25 Poll and CFP rankings, and stay in control of the SEC West. Mississippi seeks a season-defining victory in the...