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Family ties: Sons continue football legacies across SEC

Nov. 13, 2019 5:50 PM EST

Thaddeus Moss visited LSU in April 2017 looking to transfer from North Carolina State. Within a couple days, the tight end wanted to play for coach Ed Orgeron. One reason was Orgeron wanted Moss the tight end, not his father and Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Randy Moss. “Coach O, he’s a big...

College Football Picks: Auburn at center of all down stretch

Nov. 13, 2019 3:33 PM EST

Over the next three weeks, Auburn will be in the middle of the action even though the Tigers are outside the playoff race. No. 13 Auburn plays two top-five playoff contenders in No. 5 Georgia (No. 4 CFP) and No. 4 Alabama (No. 5 CFP) at home in November, and depending upon how the Tigers do their coach may or may...

Alabama 5th in CFP committee rankings after loss to LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Alabama is fifth in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia, which took over the fourth spot in the selection committee's second top 25. LSU replaced Ohio State as No. 1 on Tuesday night after the Tigers won at Alabama on Saturday. The Buckeyes were bumped to No....

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

Nov. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide's late charge. At...

Trio of freshmen diversifying Ole Miss rushing attack

Nov. 12, 2019 5:56 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi faces the daunting challenge of consistently moving the football against No. 1 LSU this Saturday, possibly without the services of Scottie Phillips. Phillips missed the Rebels' 41-3 blowout of New Mexico State last week after injuring his ankle in a 20-14 loss to No. 13...

No. 11 Florida looks for different outcome against Missouri

Nov. 12, 2019 2:29 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida linebacker David Reese insists things will be different against Missouri this week. He believes his team's preparation, focus, effort and intensity will change — along with the outcome. It's imperative if the Gators are going to make it to a New Year's Six bowl. No....

Florida, Arizona State schedule football series for '28, '31

Nov. 12, 2019 2:06 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Arizona State have agreed to play a home-and-home series beginning in 2028. The school announced the deal Tuesday. The Gators will make the trip to Tempe, Arizona, in 2028, and the Sun Devils will travel to Gainesville three years later. It's the latest step in both...

LSU's Orgeron says locker room comments were 'fiery moment'

Nov. 11, 2019 6:51 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron says his boisterous and sometimes profane locker room speech after the top-ranked Tigers beat Alabama was not meant for public consumption and not meant to hurt anyone. An unidentified LSU player posted about 14 seconds of the speech on social media after...

Arkansas AD on football: 'I have to get this search right'

Nov. 11, 2019 6:13 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek said Monday he felt the football program was moving in reverse over the past month, leading to the firing of second-year coach Chad Morris after 22 games. Morris was 4-18 in two seasons and was winless in Southeastern Conference games....

Junkyard Dawgs: No. 5 Georgia's stellar D a team effort

Nov. 11, 2019 6:04 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kirby Smart has coached some stellar defenses. This might be one of his best. Never mind the lack of star power. "They've got some of those same traits as the good defenses I've been able to be around," the Georgia coach said Monday. "But this group probably doesn't have that star, elite...