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2018 SEC Media Days Underway in Atlanta

SEC Media Days is underway this week in Atlanta.  It’s the first time since 1985 that SEC Media Days hasn’t been held in the Birmingham area. SEC Media Days runs July 16-19 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The event will feature press conferences from all SEC head football coaches, as well as student-athletes from each school in the conference….

Guice, Fournette help No. 19 LSU run over Arkansas, 38-10

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Derrius Guice rushed for a career-high 252 yards and Leonard Fournette added three touchdowns and No. 19 LSU improved to 4-1 under interim coach Ed Orgeron with a 38-10 win over Arkansas on Saturday night. The win ends a two-game losing streak against the Razorbacks for the Tigers (6-3, 4-2 SEC, No. 24 CFP), who were…

Alabama extends win streak against No. 15 LSU, 10-0

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Jalen Hurts broke loose for a 21-yard touchdown run to break a scoreless tie early in the fourth quarter, and No. 1 Alabama’s defense thoroughly stifled Leonard Fournette and LSU in a 10-0 victory over the 15th-ranked Tigers on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) won for the sixth…

How was the first football Saturday?

The first game of a football season can be high stakes: a win gets fans excited for the season but a loss can set the bar low for a good year. The first games for Alabama and Auburn had rough beginnings, but ultimately fans are still excited about the 2016 year. Alabama fans were mostly hesitant about their new quarterback, a…

SEC debuts new branding initiative with the Richards Group

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (sec.org) – The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is launching its first branding campaign in collaboration with The Richards Group, the SEC’s agency of record. “It Just Means More,” a 60-second video, will air nationwide during SEC games, starting Thursday, Sept. 1, when the college football season kicks off. “It’s a common theme that the SEC is well known for…

SEC Media Days: Lennon and Longshore Discuss Gus Malzahn

Following a disappointing season last year, a lot of pressure is on Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn this year.  It’s already been an off season where the head coach has had to deal with players getting in trouble.  Sports Director Vince Lennon and Sports Analyst John Longshore discuss what faces Malzahn this season and how he’s handled player discipline.  We…

SEC Media Days: Auburn Players Show Support for Head Coach

Day 1 of SEC Media Days in Hoover kicked off with the Auburn Tigers taking center state.  After a disappointing season last year, the Tigers hope to rebound in 2016.  Katherine Donnelly talked to players about their confidence in head coach Gus Malzahn. Categories: Auburn, Video Tags: Auburn, auburn tigers, College Football, football, sec

In win for SEC and ACC, NCAA bans satellite football camps

UNDATED (AP) — In a victory for the SEC and ACC, the NCAA has shut down so-called satellite camps, prohibiting college football coaches from holding or working at camps and clinics for high school players on other school’s campuses. The NCAA announced Friday that the Division I Council had approved a proposal requiring Bowl Subdivision schools “to conduct camps and clinics…

Records: Vols coach called players day woman allegedly raped

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee football coach Butch Jones’ phone records show he had two conversations with former Volunteers receiver Drae Bowles the same day a lawsuit states that Bowles assisted a woman who said she was raped by two other players. The records, obtained via a public records request, only detailed the time and length of the calls. A…

Florida, Georgia agree to keep playing in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Florida and Georgia will continue playing their annual rivalry game in Jacksonville through 2021. The schools and the city announced a five-year agreement Wednesday. Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry says the new deal “further strengthens the Georgia-Florida tradition we have enjoyed here in Jacksonville for 83 years.” The game has been played in Jacksonville since 1933, and…