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Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) runs against Florida during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

SEC coaches name DeVonta Smith offensive player of year

Dec. 22, 2020 11:53 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference coaches have chosen Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith as offensive player of the year over two fellow Heisman Trophy candidates. The top-ranked Crimson Tide dominated the awards and All-SEC teams released on Tuesday. Cornerback Patrick Surtain II was...

Georgia quarterback JT Daniels throws during the first half of an NCAA college football against Missouri game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Daniels, Pickens connect, lead No. 12 Georgia over Missouri

Dec. 12, 2020 5:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Georgia quarterback JT Daniels is confident that wherever he tosses it, George Pickens will make the catch. Daniels threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Pickens as No. 12 Bulldogs broke away from Missouri 49-14 Saturday. “I’ll never overthrow George,”...

Missouri running back Larry Rountree III scores on a touchdown run during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

No. 12 Georgia visits hot Missouri in makeup of postponement

Dec. 10, 2020 4:01 PM EST

No. 12 Georgia (6-2, 6-2 SEC, No. 9 CFP) at Missouri (5-3, 5-3, No. 25), Saturday at noon EST (SEC Network). Series record: Georgia leads 8-1. Line: Georgia by 13. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Georgia is technically still alive in the SEC East, though it needs to beat the Tigers and Vanderbilt and get some help. But...

Georgia running back Daijun Edwards (33) carries the ball behind a block from John FitzPatrick (86) against South Carolina defensive back Jaylan Foster (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

No. 12 Georgia vs Mizzou has different look from month ago

Dec. 10, 2020 6:15 AM EST

The game between No. 12 Georgia and Missouri that will take place Saturday at Faurot Field probably won't look a whole lot like the one the Bulldogs and Tigers would have played if they met a few weeks ago. Georgia was still trying to settle on a quarterback, listing four possibilities at the position, before the...

Missouri place kicker Harrison Mevis (92) kicks a 32-yard field goal to defeat Arkansas 50-48 on the final play of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Missouri erases late deficit to beat Arkansas in wild finish

Dec. 5, 2020 6:26 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — When Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz saw his team fall behind Arkansas on the most improbable 2-point conversion imaginable, he turned to quarterback Connor Bazelak with a simple message. “Let’s go win the game,” Drinkwitz told the freshman. Bazelak drove the Tigers...

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt kicker breaks barrier but Missouri dominates 41-0

Nov. 28, 2020 5:24 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller made history, but her barrier-breaking kickoff was the only highlight for Vanderbilt as Missouri dominated the Commodores 41-0 on Saturday. Fuller became the first woman to participate in a Power 5 conference football game when she kicked off to start the second half....

Missouri wide receiver Tauskie Dove (86) catches a touchdown pass against South Carolina defensive back Cam Smith (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Missouri, Bazelak start fast to beat South Carolina 17-10

Nov. 21, 2020 11:50 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz was proud his team wouldn't let the obstacles they've faced this season keep them from success. And he happily congratulated them, COVID-19 worries and all, after the Tigers' 17-10 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night. “Can you grab me...