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SEC may not hold Championship Events in Mississippi Until Flag Change

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is considering barring league championship events in Mississippi unless the state changes its Confederate-based flag. “It is past time for change to be made to the flag of the State of Mississippi,” Commissioner Greg Sankey said in a statement Thursday. “Our students deserve an opportunity to learn and compete in environments that are…

Alabama, Troy represented on Walter Camp All-American Teams

2020 Walter Camp PRESEASON All-America Teams First Team Offense Pos.     Name, School                                                 Hgt      Wgt     Class   Hometown WR      Ja’Marr Chase, LSU *                                                6-1       200      Jr.        Harvey, LA WR      DeVonta Smith, Alabama                               6-1       175      Sr.        Amite, LA TE       Kyle Pitts, Florida                                           6-6       239      Jr.        Philadelphia, PA OL       Penei Sewell, Oregon  *                                  6-6       325      Jr.        Malaeimi, American Samoa OL       Cole Van Lanen, Wisconsin                          …

Auburn Legend, Pat Dye has passed away at the age of 80

Pat Dye is gone at the age of 80 after he was recently hospitalized with a kidney issue and tested positive for the Coronavirus. Lee County Coroner, Bill Harris says Dye died of natural causes from complications of renal and hepatic failure at 11:48 Monday morning. Dye was head coach at Auburn from 1981-1992 and is a member of the…

SEC Cancels 2020 Spring Meetings set for Late May

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Tuesday that the 2020 SEC Spring Meetings have been canceled due to issues related to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The SEC will determine alternate methods for holding meetings important to conference operations and explore opportunities to recognize award winners who are honored at the event, which is held annually during…

SEC, Other Conferences Cancel Basketball Conference Tournaments Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The SEC and the other big conferences in college sports have now all canceled their basketball tournaments because of the coronavirus, putting the celebrated NCAA March Madness Tournament in doubt. The Power 5 conferences are the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and the Southeastern Conference. Within minutes of each other, they announced that the remainder of their tournaments would…

Alabama, Georgia Confirm Cochran to Leave Tide and Join Bulldogs Staff

Georgia announced Monday that former Alabama head strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran is now the Bulldogs’ special teams coordinator. Cochran has been at Alabama since Saban arrived in 2007. Coach Saban Statement on Scott Cochran: “We appreciate Scott’s contribution to our organization over the last 13 years. We can’t thank him enough for his service and dedication to our…

Auburn Shoots 46 Free throws, loses by 12 to Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Guards Dru Smith and Xavier Pinson each scored 28 points and Missouri beat No. 11 Auburn 85-73 on Saturday night. Smith and Pinson repeatedly drove into the lane and scored for Missouri (12-13, 4-8 Southeastern Conference). Kobe Brown added 10 points and nine rebounds. Austin Wiley led Auburn (22-3, 9-3) with 22 points and 10 rebounds, J’Von McCormick added 21 points and Samir Doughty scored 16. Auburn made…

Alabama Upsets (25)LSU, as Jones puts up 17 rebounds with cast on left hand

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — LSU couldn’t find a way to stop Kira Lewis Jr. and Jaden Shackelford, or to beat Herbert Jones and his one healthy hand to rebounds. Lewis scored 27 points, Shackelford had 26 and Jones had a career-high 17 rebounds as Alabama held off a big comeback attempt by No. 25 LSU for an 88-82 victory on Saturday. Shackelford said it…