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Missouri wide receiver Micah Wilson (2) is unable to catch a pass in the end zone as Kentucky defensive back Kelvin Joseph (1) watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Missouri grinds out 1st victory over Kentucky in five years

Oct. 24, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri kept handing the ball to Larry Rountree, and Kentucky barely got a chance to take a turn. Rountree carried 37 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers dominated the clock and the Wildcats in a 20-10 victory on Saturday. Missouri (2-2 Southeastern Conference) held...

South Carolina defensive back Jaycee Horn (1) celebrates an interception against Auburn during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Humbled LSU eyeing QB contingency vs surging South Carolina

Oct. 22, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron was grateful for an extra week to help the Tigers confront considerable challenges on both sides of the ball. He’ll have to hope that’s enough time for the unranked Tigers (1-2, 1-2 SEC) to turn back South Carolina (2-2, 2-2), which is riding high...

Kentucky defensive end Joshua Paschal (4) runs 77 yards after intercepting a Mississippi State pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Kentucky visits Missouri with both teams coming off big wins

Oct. 22, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky finally ended a 17-game losing streak at Tennessee. Missouri beat the reigning national champions for the first time since 1978 while giving coach Eli Drinkwitz his first SEC win with an upset of LSU. Now, two teams that have plenty of momentum are poised to tussle in...

Florida head coach Dan Mullen reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mullen was given several more chances Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, to walk back bizarre comments about wanting to pack 90,000 screaming fans inside Florida Field during the coronavirus pandemic. He declined each of them, brushing aside criticism and insisting he's focused on defending national champion LSU.  (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

SEC postpones 3rd game this week, moving Missouri-Florida

Oct. 16, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference postponed next week's game between Missouri and No. 10 Florida on Friday, the third league contest moved this week because of COVID-19 outbreaks. The Gators had at least 21 players and coaches test positive for the coronavirus and dozens more quarantined...

Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) runs past Mississippi linebacker MoMo Sanogo (46) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Alabama won 63-48. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Week 7: Georgia-Alabama in spotlight; schedule disrupted

Oct. 16, 2020 2:24 PM EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic is packing a punch in college football this week, nowhere harder than in the Southeastern Conference. Alabama coach Nick Saban might not be on the sideline when the No. 2 Crimson Tide hosts No. 3 Georgia on Saturday in perhaps the biggest game of the season. Saban tested positive for...

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2020, file photo, Florida head coach Dan Mullen yells to a referee about a call during an NCAA college football game against South Carolina in Gainesville, Fla. Mullen was given several more chances Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, to walk back bizarre comments about wanting to pack 90,000 screaming fans inside Florida Field during the coronavirus pandemic. He declined each of them, brushing aside criticism and insisting he's focused on defending national champion LSU. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, Pool, File)

SEC postpones LSU-Florida game as Gators deal with outbreak

Oct. 14, 2020 3:33 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida and defending national champion LSU are now scheduled to play in December. Unfortunately for coach Dan Mullen, the stadium still won't be packed. The Southeastern Conference postponed Saturday’s LSU-Florida game a day after Mullen had 19 players and coaches...

LSU quarterback Myles Brennan looks to pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri upset LSU 45-41. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

LSUs' Orgeron says QB Brennan not practicing this week

Oct. 14, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU quarterback Myles Brennan has been too sore to practice this week, coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday. Orgeron said it was “doubtful” Brennan could have been ready to play by Saturday, when LSU was originally scheduled to visit No. 10 Florida. But officials decided...

Florida head coach Dan Mullen reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mullen was given several more chances Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, to walk back bizarre comments about wanting to pack 90,000 screaming fans inside Florida Field during the coronavirus pandemic. He declined each of them, brushing aside criticism and insisting he's focused on defending national champion LSU.  (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

Florida halts meetings, practices amid 19 new COVID cases

Oct. 13, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida paused all team activities Tuesday following “an increase in positive COVID tests among players," putting Saturday's home game against defending national champion LSU in jeopardy. The Gators had 19 positives following Tuesday morning testing, a person familiar...

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason watches from the sideline in the first half of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Vanderbilt at Mizzou is 1st SEC game postponed by COVID-19

Oct. 12, 2020 8:29 PM EDT

Vanderbilt’s football game at Missouri on Saturday has been postponed because COVID-19 issues have left the Commodores without enough available players. The Southeastern Conference announced Monday the game has been tentatively rescheduled for Dec. 12. It is the first SEC game rescheduled due to...

Missouri head coach Eliah Drinkwitz watches from the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against LSU Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Mizzou unleashes Drinkwitz's offense in upset of No. 17 LSU

Oct. 11, 2020 12:14 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz arrived at Missouri with a reputation for being one of college football's brightest offensive minds. He first proved his chops during coordinator stints at Arkansas State, Boise State and North Carolina State. The last of those stops earned the often-brash,...