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COVID-19 Pandemic Putting Damper on Spring Break Activities

Goodbye, sunshine. Hello, study sessions. Colleges around the U.S. are scaling back spring break or canceling it entirely to discourage beachfront partying that could raise infection rates back on campus. Many students looking to blow off steam or escape the cold are still going to hit big party spots. But many say they will be reluctantly skipping trips this year….

UCF hires former Auburn coach Gus Malzahn to lead Knights

Central Florida has hired Gus Malzahn to be the Knights’ coach a little more than two months after he was fired by Auburn. Malzahn was 68-35 in eight years with the Tigers, never having a losing season and going 39-27 in the SEC. UCF lost both its athletic director and football coach to Tennessee last month. UCF hired Terry Mohajir…

UCF close to hiring ex-Auburn coach Malzahn

Central Florida is close to a deal to make former Auburn coach Gus Malzahn the Knights’ next head coach. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that UCF and Malzahn are finalizing an agreement that would bring him to the school a little more than two months after he was fired by Auburn. Malzahn was 68-35…

Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban

Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) stiff-arms Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe (0) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP) TUSCLAOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mac Jones passed for 302 yards and five touchdowns, highlighted by two long ones to DeVonta Smith, and No. 1 Alabama rolled over rival No….

Auburn falls on the road against South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Kevin Harris ran for two touchdowns and South Carolina turned three interceptions thrown by Bo Nix into points to defeat No. 15 Auburn for the first time in 87 years with a 30-22 victory on Saturday. The Tigers (2-2 Southeastern Conference) had won eight straight in the series and looked like they had this one under…

Florida vs LSU has been Postponed due to Covid19 cases at UF

The 10th ranked Florida Gators matchup vs LSU this weekend will not happen after an outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests in the Florida organization, including several players. So far, 19 players have tested positive. The Southeastern Conference postponed the game between No. 10 Florida and defending national champion LSU a day after the Gators had 19 players test positive for…

No. 13 Auburn beats Arkansas 30-28 on Carlson’s field goal

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Anders Carlson made the most of his second chance, hitting a 39-yard field goal with 7 seconds left to lift No. 13 Auburn to a 30-28 victory over Arkansas. The Tigers narrowly avoided a second straight loss, with drama and uncertainty continuing right up to that winning kick. Facing third and 1, Bo Nix couldn’t handle…

No. 2 Alabama beats Ole Miss 63-48 in record SEC outburst

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Najee Harris ran for 206 yards and five touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Mississippi and former Crimson Tide assistant Lane Kiffin 63-48 on Saturday night in the highest-scoring Southeastern Conference regulation game ever. Matt Corral passed for 365 yards for Ole Miss and the Rebels put up 647 yards on the Tide. The teams combined…

Alabama defeats Texas A&M

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Mac Jones passed for a career-high 435 yards and four touchdowns, including a pair of deep throws to John Metchie III and an even longer one to Jaylen Waddle, and No. 2 Alabama romped past No. 13 Texas A&M 52-24. Jones launched touchdown passes of 78 and 63 yards to Metchie, Alabama’s latest major receiving threat….