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Southern gets 1st win, wallops NAIA's Edward Waters 61-0

Sep. 14, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After opening a promising season with back-to-back losses at McNeese State and Memphis, Southern walloped NAIA member Edward Waters College, 61-0 in the Pete Richardson Classic Saturday night. The Jaguars led 16-0 after one quarter and 40-0 at intermission. Edward Waters College, a...

Memphis rolls past South Alabama 42-6, 2 RBs break 100 yards

Sep. 14, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Brady White threw three touchdowns and running backs Kenny Gainwell and Kylan Watkins rushed for more than 100 yards each as Memphis remained unbeaten, rolling past South Alabama 42-6 on Saturday. Stepping in for the injured Patrick Taylor, Gainwell gained a career-high 145 yards and a...

White, Gainwell, defense lead Memphis over Southern 55-24

Sep. 7, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw for two touchdowns, Kenneth Gainwell scored three and Memphis' defense smothered Southern in the second half to pull away to a 55-24 victory on Saturday. The Tigers (2-0), leading 27-17 at halftime, scored 21 third-quarter points and held the Jaguars to only 15 yards...

Ole Miss, Arkansas preparing for another competitive game

Sep. 6, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — There's usually no shortage of drama when Mississippi meets Arkansas on the football field. The last four games between these Southeastern Conference Western Division foes have been decided by a combined 10 points. From former Razorback tight end Hunter Henry's lateral to convert a...

Bottoming out: SEC's top teams roll, other squads struggle

Sep. 4, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — With several SEC teams reeling from opening-week flops the Southeastern Conference didn't look like "top to bottom" the best league in the country as its coaches have long proclaimed. Only the top teams did their part. SEC teams in the bottom portion of the standings are looking to...

Ole Miss seeking better production from rushing attack

Sep. 3, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The arrival of new Mississippi offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez bred excitement for what the Rebels running game could accomplish. Ole Miss boasts a deep and diverse backfield that returns Scottie Phillips and includes freshmen Snoop Conner and Jerrion Ealy. Phillips rushed for 928...

Taylor's running, Huff's safety help Memphis beat Ole Miss

Aug. 31, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Patrick Taylor rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown and defensive end Bryce Huff recorded a fourth quarter safety to seal a 15-10 Memphis victory over Mississippi on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Huff's tackle of Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral with 6:42 left...

Opener between Ole Miss-Memphis last in current contract

Aug. 30, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The rivalry between Mississippi and Memphis dates back almost 100 years, often an early-season test with the Rebels piling up plenty of victories. These teams meet Saturday in the season opener for what could be the last game between them. And for a change, Memphis is favored against...

Memphis' White working toward doctorate while playing QB

Aug. 29, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

Memphis quarterback Brady White has two seasons of eligibility remaining, yet he already has earned his master's degree. White dismisses the notion he could have lightened his class schedule now that he's already graduated. White instead is beginning work on a doctorate in liberal studies at the same time that...

Nix has demanding debut as No. 16 Auburn faces No. 11 Oregon

Aug. 29, 2019 9:15 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch during the opening week of the Southeastern Conference football season. GAME OF THE WEEK No. 16 Auburn vs. No. 11 Oregon at Arlington, Texas: Freshman quarterback Bo Nix makes his college debut for Auburn by matching up with Oregon quarterback and potential first-round draft pick...