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Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Alabama announced earlier Saturday that the Tide would be retaining their offensive coordinator, thus avoiding a third hole on Nick Saban‘s coaching staff.  Of the two remaining holes, one has reportedly been filled, and the head coach didn’t have to go outside the building to fill it. According to Thayer Evans of SI.com, Saban is expected…

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Alabama announces Lane Kiffin will return to Tide in 2015

Alabama announces Lane Kiffin will return to Tide in 2015

This past week, Nick Saban stated that, amidst NFL speculation, Lane Kiffin “is committed to us right now.”  It appears that, moving forward, that commitment will include the entire 2015 season. And addresses — and puts an end to — the staff overhaul speculation for good measure. In a press release, and less than two…

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Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin Confirms Return To Alabama

Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin Confirms Return To Alabama

University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced Saturday that offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin would remain in his current position with the Crimson Tide. Kiffin was a finalist for the Broyles Award last season, which is given annually to the to…

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Overhaul of Alabama coaching staff is ‘complete speculation’

Overhaul of Alabama coaching staff is ‘complete speculation’

As the coaching carousel continues to spin, most coaches want to become a part of the Alabama Crimson Tide staff, not leave it. However, three different assistant coaches have left Nick Saban‘s purview since the team’s 42-35 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl. Tyler Siskey, who served as Alabama’s director of…

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Saban: ‘Lane is committed to us right now’

Saban: ‘Lane is committed to us right now’

After one very successful season in Tuscaloosa, Lane Kiffin and his rehabbed image are once again a hot commodity.  Reportedly. Sunday saw a report surface that labeled Kiffin as the front-runner to become the new offensive coordinator of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers.  Fast-forward three days and Kiffin remains the offensive coordinator of the Alabama Crimson…

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Saban: Kiffin is ‘committed to us right now’

Saban: Kiffin is ‘committed to us right now’

Saban: Kiffin is ‘committed to us right now’

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Alabama cruising to fifth straight recruiting national championship

Alabama cruising to fifth straight recruiting national championship

Alabama may not have added any hardware to the postseason trophy cases in Tuscaloosa, but Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide are on cruise control to another recruiting national championship. Alabama is the leader in the latest team recruiting rankings for the Class of 2015 with just over two weeks until National Signing Day. Alabama…

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Kiffin back in the NFL? Kiffin could be 49ers OC target

Kiffin back in the NFL? Kiffin could be 49ers OC target

Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin found himself in a very good spot on the coaching staff of Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa in 2014. Could it be one and done for Kiffin in Alabama? Maybe. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Sunday, via Twitter, afternoon Kiffin could be considered the frontrunner to be the new offensive coordinator…

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Reggie Ragland and Jarran Reed to Return to Alabama for Senior Seasons

Reggie Ragland and Jarran Reed to Return to Alabama for Senior Seasons

Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland and defensive lineman Jarran Reed announced on Thursday they will return for their senior seasons at the Capstone in 2015 after choosing to bypass early entry into the NFL Draft.

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Cam Robinson and JK Scott Named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team

Cam Robinson and JK Scott Named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team

Alabama true freshman left tackle Cam Robinson and punter JK Scott were both named Freshman All-Americans for the 2014 season by the Football Writers Association of America this week.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Smooth move: Nick Marshall tops Senior Bowl solo tackles

Smooth move: Nick Marshall tops Senior Bowl solo tackles

Six former Auburn players hit the field in the Senior Bowl on Saturday, with the likes of Cameron Artis-Payne rushing for 43 yards and gaining another 35 yards in catches.

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It’s showtime for six Auburn players at the Senior Bowl

It’s showtime for six Auburn players at the Senior Bowl

Running back Cameron Artis-Payne, the SEC’s leading rusher, has something to prove in a Saturday game that will also showcase Reese Dismukes, Sammie Coates, C.J. Uzomah, Nick Marshall and Gabe Wright.

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Gus Malzahn says his Senior Bowl Six a plus for Auburn

Gus Malzahn says his Senior Bowl Six a plus for Auburn

The Tigers’ coach dropped in on Auburn’s Senior Bowl representatives Thursday, and said Nick Marshall will be a success whatever position he plays.

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Auburn’s Sammie Coates impressing on and off the field

Auburn’s Sammie Coates impressing on and off the field

The Tigers’ big-play receiver and goodwill ambassador is showcasing his abilities during Senior Bowl activities this week in Mobile.

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Senior Bowl notebook: DB Nick Marshall improves

Senior Bowl notebook: DB Nick Marshall improves

We’re checking in on the six Auburn players at the Senior Bowl who are showcasing their skills to NFL scouts, coaches and management

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Khari Harding transferring to be closer to home

Khari Harding transferring to be closer to home

The reserve linebacker is leaving Auburn after two seasons to return to Oklahoma to be near his family.

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Gabe Wright says Auburn has him ready for Senior Bowl

Gabe Wright says Auburn has him ready for Senior Bowl

The defensive lineman is hoping to impress pro scouts, and he gives defensive line coach Rodney Garner a nod for helping him along the way.

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Auburn’s Nick Marshall will try NFL as defensive back

Auburn’s Nick Marshall will try NFL as defensive back

He set an Auburn single-game record for the most passing yards and total offense just two games back, but he’s now the Senior Bowl’s newest DB.

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Auburn can expect smart, tough ‘D’ with Will Muschamp

Auburn can expect smart, tough ‘D’ with Will Muschamp

Jerraud Powers, an NFL guy who played for Will Muschamp at Auburn, gives insight on what to expect from his former ooach next season at Auburn.

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Cassanova McKinzy says he’ll return for senior season

Cassanova McKinzy says he’ll return for senior season

The Auburn linebacker, who has been one of the team’s leaders in tackles the last two years, says he’s staying in school and won’t enter the NFL Draft.

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DB Mackenro Alexander leaving Auburn, looking at USF

A little-used Auburn defensive back is looking for a new football home where he’ll get utilized a little more, al.com‘s Brandon Marcello is reporting. Citing a person familiar with the decision, Marcello reported that Mackenro Alexander (pictured, being dragged) has been granted a release from his AU scholarship and will transfer to another football program to…

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SMU, Baylor QBs transfer to Sacramento State

For the first time since Chad Morris took over as head coach last month, a player has left the SMU football program. And, as it turns out, another player from a fellow Texas FBS program is following. In a press release Friday, Sacramento State announced that Kolney Cassel is one of three midyear transfers joining the…

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‘Cuse adds TEs coach, adjusts Bobby Acosta’s role

Scott Shafer has officially made a couple of tweaks to his Syracuse coaching staff, including filling the lone hole in his nine-man group. In a press release, the Orange confirmed that Jake Moreland has been hired as Shafer’s tight ends coach.  Moreland will replace Bobby Acosta, who will slide outside from tight ends to wide…

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Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Alabama announced earlier Saturday that the Tide would be retaining their offensive coordinator, thus avoiding a third hole on Nick Saban‘s coaching staff.  Of the two remaining holes, one has reportedly been filled, and the head coach didn’t have to go outside the building to fill it. According to Thayer Evans of SI.com, Saban is expected…

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Ex-Gamecock Shaq Roland to finish career at an FCS A&M

A career that began with much promise at the FBS level will finish further down the collegiate ladder. The mother of former South Carolina Gamecock Shaq Roland has confirmed to Josh Kendall of The State that her son has decided to move on to Prairie View A&M in Texas. As the Panthers are an FCS program,…

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Ole Miss’ Trae Elston issues mea culpa for arrest

Very early Thursday morning, two Ole Miss football players were arrested and charged. A day later, one of the two publicly apologized. Defensive back Trae Elston and wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow were each charged with disorderly conduct, while Elston had a charge of resisting arrest tacked on as well. The incident that led to the legal…

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Alabama announces Lane Kiffin will return to Tide in 2015

Alabama announces Lane Kiffin will return to Tide in 2015

This past week, Nick Saban stated that, amidst NFL speculation, Lane Kiffin “is committed to us right now.”  It appears that, moving forward, that commitment will include the entire 2015 season. And addresses — and puts an end to — the staff overhaul speculation for good measure. In a press release, and less than two…

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Alvarez: Pat Narduzzi interviewed for UW job

With all signs pointing to Paul Chryst being named as Wisconsin’s new head coach, Barry Alvarez acknowledged on Dec. 12 that he would be interviewing two additional candidates. While the athletic director wouldn’t divulge the two potential candidates at the time, one was reported to be former Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano. Not only did…

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At title celebration, Braxton Miller indicates ‘we’ve got another year’

Saturday morning, fans gathered at Ohio Stadium to celebrate Ohio State’s title in the first College Football Playoff.  And, it appears, they may have been party to some “breaking” news. As each player was introduced, Braxton Miller was greeted with a “one more year!” chant from those huddled in the Columbus cold.  In speaking to…

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Starting OT Brandon Shell one of two Gamecocks who’ll miss spring

South Carolina will be down a couple of players during the spring, including one expected to be one of the linchpins of the offensive line. Brandon Shell was bothered by a shoulder issue leading up to the Gamecocks’ bowl game this past season but played in the game. He did, however, undergo surgery earlier this…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Beckham Jr. Catch LSWA’s ‘Headliner of the Year’

Beckham Jr. Catch LSWA’s ‘Headliner of the Year’

It was possibly the most spectacular catch in NFL history. To those who watched him every day during his career at LSU, and even during his time at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, it was not surprising.

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Tiger Tracks Features Football, W. Basketball, Gym

Tiger Tracks Features Football, W. Basketball, Gym

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 6:30 p.m. CT Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. CT Thursday and 4 p.m. CT Friday on Cox Sports Television.

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CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six LSU student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for January.

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LSU’s Super Bowl Participants & Winners

LSU’s Super Bowl Participants & Winners

The following is a listing of all former LSU football players who were on the roster of an NFL team that participated in a Super Bowl.

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Fournette on FWAA Freshman All-America Team

Fournette on FWAA Freshman All-America Team

BATON ROUGE – After leading the Southeastern Conference in all-purpose yards, LSU’s record-setting rookie running back Leonard Fournette has been named to the prestigious Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team, the organization announced on Wednesday.

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In Focus: Sweet Home Louisiana

In Focus: Sweet Home Louisiana

LSU fans are second to none in the world of sports. It is more than just a game to Tiger fans; it is tradition, but more importantly, a way of life. As the echoing madness erupted through Tiger Stadium on October 25, the Tigers became victorious, and o…

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LSU Issues Parking, Stadium Alerts for GameDay

LSU Issues Parking, Stadium Alerts for GameDay

BATON ROUGE – Another record-setting crowd will be on hand Saturday when 14th-ranked LSU hosts fourth-ranked Alabama and school officials are asking fans to arrive early and take part of some of the many activities being held on campus.

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GameDay: Football Returns Home to Face Kentucky

GameDay: Football Returns Home to Face Kentucky

BATON ROUGE – LSU returns to Tiger Stadium for the first time in nearly a month on Saturday when the Tigers host Kentucky in a key Southeastern Conference contest for both teams.

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Fanaika Garners SEC Community Service Team POW

Fanaika Garners SEC Community Service Team POW

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – LSU offensive lineman Hoko Fanaika picked up Southeastern Conference Community Service Team Player of the Week as announced Tuesday by the league office.

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LSU-Kentucky Football to Kickoff at Night

LSU-Kentucky Football to Kickoff at Night

BATON ROUGE — LSU’s Oct. 18 football game against Kentucky in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be televised by the SEC Network, the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday.

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Pro Bowl 2015: Jerseys, MVP Predictions and More for Team Carter vs. Team Irvin – Bleacher Report


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Rafael Nada’s form is looking increasingly encouraging as we move into the second week of the Australian Open. He turned in his best performance of the tournament so far to beat Kevin Anderson in straight sets. In the women’s draw, Maria Sharpova and …
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