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Tennessee hands rival Vanderbilt season-ending loss, 45-21

Nov. 27, 2021 20:18 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Heupel passed both tests among the SEC Class of 2021. Tennessee's first-year head football coach won games against fellow Southeastern Conference newcomers. First it was Shane Beamer at South Carolina, then Saturday it was Clark Lea at...

Vols look to finish Heupel's debut season strong vs Vandy

Nov. 26, 2021 09:50 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Heupel took over a Tennessee program depleted by transfers and rocked by an alleged recruiting scandal with one goal in mind: Getting buy-in. “A lot of coaches will tell you, when they go into a new program, the older guys are the...

It's rivalry week around the SEC, and they do just mean more

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

Winning rivalry games comes with bragging rights and other rewards, but Alabama coach Nick Saban knows what losing them brings. “If you don’t have success in this game, I don’t care what else you accomplish in the season, there’s always a ‘but,’" Saban said....

Matt Corral leads No. 10 Ole Miss past Vandy in home finale

Nov. 21, 2021 00:00 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for 326 yards and two touchdowns in his home finale and No. 10 Mississippi beat Vanderbilt 31-17 on Saturday night. “It was a sandwich game and there are some teams that got upset this season in that situation. We didn’t,”...

No. 10 Ole Miss vows not to overlook struggling Vanderbilt

Nov. 18, 2021 13:51 PM EST

Lane Kiffin thinks there are plenty of recent college football cautionary tales to help No. 10 Mississippi avoid looking past Vanderbilt. Sure, the Rebels (8-2, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) enter Saturday’s game against the Commodores back in the Top 10 while eyeing a...

Levis helps Kentucky jump out early, beat Vanderbilt 34-17

Nov. 14, 2021 00:27 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Rodriguez Jr. ran for 114 yards and a touchdown, Will Levis threw for two scores and Kentucky used a fast start to beat Vanderbilt 34-17 in a Southeastern Conference matchup on Saturday night. The Wildcats (7-3, 5-3) ended a three-game...

Vanderbilt planning largest stadium renovation in 40 years

Nov. 12, 2021 15:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt is replacing each end zone of its football stadium with multi-story buildings under renderings released Friday detailing the university's plans for its biggest makeover in 40 years. University officials...

Kentucky eager to end 3-game skid with a win vs Vanderbilt

Nov. 11, 2021 12:37 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A season that started so very well for the Kentucky Wildcats has hit such a skid that coach Mark Stoops isn't taking any team for granted. Not even Vanderbilt, which has lost 18 straight Southeastern Conference football games. ...

No. 1 Georgia puts unbeaten record on line against Missouri

Nov. 04, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

Missouri (4-4, 1-3 SEC) at No. 1 Georgia (8-0, 6-0, No. 1 CFP), Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN). Line: Georgia by 39 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Georgia leads series 9-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Vanderbilt's next chance to end SEC skid comes vs Missouri

Oct. 28, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last Southeastern Conference team Vanderbilt beat is coming to Nashville Saturday and the Commodores are looking to end their 17-game skid against league opponents. Not that Vanderbilt coach Clark Lea is looking at the Missouri Tigers just...