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Corral, Stoops spice up SEC while 'Bama, 'Dogs lead the pack

Oct. 20, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

Georgia and Alabama could be heading for another showdown in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Eight of the past nine Southeastern Conference championship games have featured either the Bulldogs or the Crimson Tide -- or both. Halfway...

Bennett, Bowers, D lead No. 1 Georgia past Kentucky, 30-13

Oct. 16, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The final seconds were meaningless. Except to the Georgia defense. For the first time all season, the fearsome Bulldogs gave up two touchdowns in a game Saturday. It didn't really matter as they romped to another victory — their...

No. 1 Georgia's PAT streak ends with miss vs. Kentucky

Oct. 16, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 1 Georgia's record extra-points streak of 363 ended Saturday when Jack Podlesny missed a PAT against Kentucky. After the Bulldogs scored a touchdown to increase their lead to 30-7, Podlesny was wide right with the kick. That...

Former UK student acquitted in crash that killed child

Oct. 15, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former University of Kentucky student has been acquitted of a reckless homicide charge in a DUI crash that killed a 4-year-old child after a football game. A jury deliberated about eight hours on Thursday night in Lexington before acquitting...

Week 7 preview: UGA looks to avoid another upset of No. 1

Oct. 15, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

No. 1 has been a particularly secure position during the College Football Playoff era. Last week's Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year...

Sic 'em! Georgia climbs to No. 1 with defense for the ages

Oct. 14, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is back at No. 1 for the first time in more than a decade, led by a defense that looks like one for the ages. The Bulldogs (6-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) have allowed a miniscule 5.5 points a game through the first half of the regular...

No. 1 Georgia puts top spot on the line vs. No. 11 Kentucky

Oct. 14, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) at No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Georgia by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Georgia leads 60-12-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 1 Georgia, No. 11 Kentucky in matchup of SEC unbeatens

Oct. 14, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Southeastern Conference: GAMES OF THE WEEK No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) visits No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0) in the matchup of the league's last two undefeated teams. The Bulldogs were expected to be this strong...

College Football Picks: No. 1 Dawgs face another 'big' game

Oct. 13, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

Sometimes a big game really isn't. No. 1 Georgia faces No. 11 Kentucky on Saturday, the third straight game for the Bulldogs against a ranked Southeastern Conference opponent. Georgia won the first two games by a combined score of 71-10, and the...

No. 11 Kentucky loses DT Oxendine with lower leg injury

Oct. 11, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky defensive tackle Octavious Oxendine will miss the rest of the season with a lower leg injury sustained in the No. 11 Wildcats’ 42-21 win over LSU. Coach Mark Stoops wasn’t more specific about Oxendine’s injury on Monday but called it...