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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2014, file photo, the SEC logo is displayed on the field ahead of the Southeastern Conference championship football game between Alabama and Missouri in Atlanta. The Southeastern Conference will play only league games in 2020 to deal with potential COVID-19 disruptions, a decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed regular season in which none of the power conferences cross paths(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

LSU adds Missouri, Vanderbilt in revamped SEC schedule

Aug. 7, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

Defending Southeastern Conference and national champion LSU will host Missouri and visit Vanderbilt in its expanded Southeastern Conference schedule, while Alabama will visit Mizzou and host Kentucky in league play revised by the coronavirus pandemic. The league on Friday released two additional cross-divisional...

Clemson, Ohio State, Alabama top preseason coaches' poll

Aug. 6, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

Clemson is No. 1 in the USA Today coaches’ preseason poll for a second straight year. The Tigers received 38 of 65 first-place votes in the poll released Thursday. Clemson is seeking its third national title in five years after losing 42-25 to LSU in last season’s championship game. Ohio State,...

Texas Tech again taps SEC for grad transfer in LSU's Monroe

Jun. 29, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

Texas Tech added another graduate transfer from an SEC power Monday by signing former LSU safety Eric Monroe. Monroe joined the Red Raiders about a week after running back Chadarius Townsend came over from Alabama. Monroe played in LSU's 42-25 victory over Clemson for the national championship last season and...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron holds the trophy after the team's victory over Clemson in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. LSU has begun asking a number of football players to self-quarantine in the past week because of instances in which some players tested positive for COVID-19 after social interactions outside of the Tigers’ training facility. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

LSU official: Football player quarantines were anticipated

Jun. 20, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

LSU has begun asking a number of football players to self-quarantine in the past week because of instances in which some players tested positive for COVID-19 after social interactions outside of the Tigers’ training facility. “This is what we anticipated. We planned for this. Our plan is working the...