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Alabama Wins Another SEC Championship with 52-46 Victory over Florida

Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) and Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood (70) celebrate victory against Florida after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Atlanta. Alabama won 52-46. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Najee Harris scored five touchdowns as No. 1 Alabama advanced to the College Football Playoff with a perfect record, holding off No….

Florida Pauses Football Activities Because of COVID-19 Cases Among Players

No. 10 Florida says it’s pausing all football team activities following “an increase in positive COVID tests among players.” Athletic director Scott Stricklin says the decision was made “out of an abundance of caution.” Stricklin says coach Dan Mullen has had conversations with players and their parents and adds that he has spoken with last week’s opponent, Texas A&M, and…

SEC Media Days: Day 1 with John Longshore

Alabama News Network is in Hoover for SEC Media Days 2019.  Coaches and players will be talking to reporters about the upcoming season from now through Thursday. Our Sports Analyst John Longshore is there as well. He spoke about the SEC’s plan to hold SEC Media Days in Atlanta next year and in Nashville in 2021. Longshore says that while…

Florida lets Callaway, Cleveland, Wells practice amid issues

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Florida will allow troubled receivers Antonio Callaway, Tyrie Cleveland and Rick Wells to practice when fall camp opens Thursday. Coach Jim McElwain says all three will be on the field despite their ongoing issues. Callaway was suspended in January for violating the university’s code of conduct policy. He was partially reinstated in June, and allowed to…

Florida renames field after former coach Steve Spurrier

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Florida is renaming its football field after former coach Steve Spurrier. The university’s board of trustees approved the change Thursday, making it Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The modification recognizes Spurrier, the program’s first Heisman Trophy winner (1966) and the coach who led the Gators to their first national championship (1996), and keeps…