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South Carolina athletics worker who painted midfield logo for 40 football seasons has died

Jul. 17, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Eddie Dunning, who painted the South Carolina Gamecock logo at midfield in Williams-Brice Stadium for 40 seasons, has died, university officials said. He was 69. South Carolina's athletic department announced his death Wednesday. Dunning's obituary said he...

Nick Saban is back at SEC Media Days, 6 months after retiring and asking the questions now

Jul. 17, 2024 19:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Nick Saban is at SEC Media Days again, six months after retiring as Alabama coach. This time he's asking the questions as part of ESPN's SEC Network coverage of the four-day event. “I’m still a coach at heart. So I want to ask the coaches questions...

Billy Napier enters Year 3 with Florida hopeful while facing ominous vibes, daunting schedule

Jul. 17, 2024 17:54 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Billy Napier enters his third season as Florida coach in maybe the toughest position in college football: Head coach at an Southeastern Conference powerhouse whose program is struggling to gain traction and facing one of the most daunting schedules in the country. ...

QB Cade McNamara says he's 100% healthy and ready to be back with Iowa's offense

Jul. 16, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tim Lester has had nearly six months to come up with potential fixes for the moribund Iowa offense, but the key for the Hawkeyes’ new offensive coordinator might be just having a healthy starting quarterback. That should be Cade McNamara, who started five...

As long as its not taunting or disrupting the game, horns down vs. Texas won't be flagged in SEC

Jul. 16, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Flashing a horns down hand signal while playing Texas won't automatically draw a penalty in the Southeastern Conference. SEC coordinator of officials John McDaid explained the league's approach to officiating opposing players doing the derisive play on Texas' beloved...

5-star potential: Oklahoma QB Jackson Arnold and Tennessee QB Nico Iamaleava are SEC wild cards

Jul. 16, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southeastern Conference quarterbacks fall into a few categories this year. There are the cover boys: Texas’ Quinn Ewers, Georgia’s Carson Beck and Alabama’s Jalen Milroe who are all featured on the deluxe version of the new EA Sports College Football video game....

Alabama State, Alcorn State favored to win SWAC division titles

Jul. 16, 2024 15:39 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama State's Eddie Robinson Jr. was hired at his alma mater without any coaching experience, and now he has raised the Hornets to division front-runner status. The Hornets were picked to win the East Division by the Southwestern Athletic Conference head...

Georgia grapples with driving violations as Smart says players are being fined from NIL payments

Jul. 16, 2024 14:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Georgia players who have been arrested or cited for driving violations have been disciplined with suspensions and fines through the collective that provides name, image and likeness payments to the school's athletes, coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday. Football players at...

Clemson offensive coordinator Garrett Riley poised for bigger impact in 2nd season

Jul. 16, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Garrett Riley's offense in his first season at Clemson eventually kicked in, but far too late to make the Tigers championship contenders last season. Riley is focused on a quicker, crisper start to get Clemson back in the title mix in year two. ...

Fresno State's Tedford steps down because of health concerns, Skipper is named interim coach

Jul. 15, 2024 22:24 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford announced Monday he's stepping down because of health concerns. Tedford, 62, led the Bulldogs to a 44-22 record in five seasons, including two Mountain West Conference championships and four bowl victories. The Bulldogs finished...