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South Carolina's Luke Doty needs surgery, out for the season

Oct. 19, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina starting quarterback Luke Doty needs surgery on his injured foot and will miss the rest of the season. Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Tuesday Doty would have the operation later this week and would not return until spring...

Analysis: At midseason, No. 1 Georgia a rock amid the upsets

Oct. 19, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

There is no defensive revolution in college football this season. Just at Georgia. The dominant defense of the top-ranked Bulldogs has been one of the biggest storylines in the first half of a season that has been highlighted by upsets and...

Scott Cochran returns to Georgia staff in off-field capacity

Oct. 19, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Assistant coach Scott Cochran has returned to No. 1 Georgia's staff in an off-field capacity after being away from the team for the first seven games for health reasons. Coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday that Cochran will assist the special teams staff...

Kiffin 'not feeling really good' about Ole Miss QB's status

Oct. 18, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin isn't optimistic about quarterback Matt Corral's availibility against LSU. Corral rushed 30 times for 195 yards in the 12th-ranked Rebels' 31-26 win over Tennessee, which Kiffin said took a physical toll on the QB. ...

SEC fines Vols $250,000 for fans interrupting Ole Miss game

Oct. 18, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has fined Tennessee $250,000 for fans stopping the Volunteers' game with Mississippi for about 20 minutes throwing water bottles, beer cans, pizza boxes, hot dogs, a plastic mustard bottle and at least one golf ball onto the field late in...

STAT WATCH: Georgia 'D' dominates at season's midway point

Oct. 18, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

Georgia's defense leads three statistical categories as the college football season reaches the midway point. The Bulldogs are allowing an average of 6.6 points per game, 144.9 yards passing and 209.1 yards total. San Diego State leads the nation in...

LSU, football coach Ed Orgeron to part ways at end of season

Oct. 17, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

For Ed Orgeron, LSU's Cajun coach, a dream job is coming to an end. LSU and Orgeron have agreed to part ways after this season, 21 months after he coached the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered one of the greatest teams in college football history....

Ex-grad assistant Noland set to start at QB for Gamecocks

Oct. 17, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former graduate assistant coach Zeb Noland is set to start at quarterback for South Carolina against No. 17 Texas A&M on Saturday. Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Sunday night starter Luke Doty re-injured his foot in a 21-20 victory over...

LSU and football coach Ed Orgeron agree to part ways after the season, 21 months after national championship

Oct. 17, 2021 19:28 PM EDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU and football coach Ed Orgeron agree to part ways after the season, 21 months after national championship.

AP Top 25: Cincinnati up to No. 2; Purdue snaps poll drought

Oct. 17, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, the first time a team from outside the traditional power conferences has been ranked that high since 2010. The Bulldogs remained a unanimous No. 1 with 63 first-place votes...