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Georgia wide receiver George Pickens makes a catch over Baylor safety Grayland Arnold during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in New Orleans. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Pickens leads No. 5 Georgia past No. 8 Baylor in Sugar Bowl

Jan. 2, 2020 2:21 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Georgia freshman receiver George Pickens left behind his regrettable ending to the regular season and put the rest of college football on notice that he will be an exceedingly tough cover in 2020. Pickens caught 12 passes for 175 yards and a touchdown, and No. 5 Georgia defeated...

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm sits on the bench after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against LSU, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. LSU won 37-10. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Georgia QB Jake Fromm has day to forget in blowout loss

Dec. 7, 2019 10:12 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm had almost everything go against him in the Southeastern Conference championship game. His first pass, a well-thrown heave down the middle of the field, was dropped on the first snap from scrimmage. It was all downhill from there in Saturday's 37-10 loss to No....

LSU safety Grant Delpit (7) sacks Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. Fromm was injured on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Heisman coronation? Burrow leads LSU past Georgia 37-10

Dec. 7, 2019 9:51 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow collected a shiny award as the game's MVP. LSU's fans had another trophy on their minds. "Heisman! Heisman! Heisman!" they chanted. The coronation is likely complete. Burrow turned in another dazzling performance on the big stage, leading No. 1 LSU to a spot in the College...

Georgia wide receiver Dominick Blaylock (8) is taken out of the game due to injury against LSU during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Georgia injuries pile up, Blaylock, Grant out in title game

Dec. 7, 2019 7:28 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia injuries continue to mount in Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game. Among the Bulldogs who were banged up against No. 1 LSU were wide receiver Dominick Blaylock and outside linebacker Walter Grant. Blaylock was ruled out in the first quarter for the rest of the game...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) hugs guard Damien Lewis after the team's NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. LSU won 50-7. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Classic SEC match-up: LSU's offense vs. Georgia's defense

Dec. 6, 2019 2:54 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — LSU is perfectly comfortable in an offensive shootout, both teams racing up and down the field, throwing caution to the wind and lighting up the scoreboard with big play after big play. Georgia would prefer a defensive quagmire, where every yard in a struggle, the sort of knock-'em-back...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is carried off the field by teammates Tyler Shelvin (72) and Zach Von Rosenberg (38) after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Offense vs Defense: No. 1 LSU vs No. 4 Georgia for SEC title

Dec. 5, 2019 2:39 PM EST

No. 1 LSU (12-0, 8-0 SEC, No. 2 CFP) vs. No. 4 Georgia (11-1, 7-1, No. 4) in Atlanta, Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: LSU by 7. Series record: LSU leads 17-13-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Georgia needs to knock off the unbeaten Tigers to earn a berth in the four-team College Football Playoff. If the Bulldogs lose,...

Georgia running back James Cook (4) moves the ball passed Georgia Tech defensive back Tre Swilling (3) in the second half of an NCAA football game between Georgia and Georgia Tech on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Atlanta. Georgia won 52-7. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Herrien, Simmons in SEC title game spotlight for No. 4 Dogs

Dec. 4, 2019 2:28 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tyler Simmons' role as the senior leader of No. 4 Georgia's wide receivers has never been more important. The Bulldogs have lost top receiver Lawrence Cager following ankle surgery. The depth at the position took another blow when freshman George Pickens, who shares the team lead in...

LSU safety JaCoby Stevens (3) pulls in an interception in the end zone on a pass intended for Texas A&M wide receiver Kendrick Rogers (13) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. LSU won 50-7. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

No. 1 LSU sees hope for maligned defense in SEC title game

Dec. 3, 2019 5:10 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU safety Jacoby Stevens and his defensive teammates sound determined to disprove the notion that they represent the top-ranked Tigers’ greatest liability as college football’s postseason arrives. Their most recent showing in a 50-7 victory over Texas A&M last...

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm looks to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

SEC contrast: LSU’s Burrow, Georgia’s Fromm strengths differ

Dec. 2, 2019 5:13 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Joe Burrow and Jake Fromm bring contrasting strengths to Saturday’s Southeastern Conference championship game. Burrow has been a nightmare matchup for defenses with the ball in his hands for No. 1 LSU. Fromm, often described as a game manager, wins by making the best decisions to...

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) looks to throw a pass in the second half during an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Atlanta. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Injuries, ejection drain No. 4 Georgia for SEC title game

Dec. 1, 2019 6:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Fromm may be relying on some new starters around him when the SEC title — and a spot in the playoff — is on the line for No. 4 Georgia. Fromm insists Georgia’s offense will be ready for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference championship game against top-ranked...