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Alabama RB Jones has surgery for torn tendon in finger

Alabama RB Jones has surgery for torn tendon in finger

It is a good thing Alabama is stacked at the running back position, because one player is going to be out of action for an extended period of time. Tyren Jones will be out for several weeks after undergoing surgery on his finger. Nick Saban announced Wednesday Jones had surgery to repair a torn tendon…

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Football Puts Finishing Touches in on Game Plan for No. 11 Ole Miss

Football Puts Finishing Touches in on Game Plan for No. 11 Ole Miss

The football team worked out for just under two hours in shells Wednesday afternoon inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility as it put the finishing touches on the game plan for the first Southeastern Conference road game of the year Saturday at …

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Football Continues Prep for Ole Miss; NFL Week 4 Spotlight

Football Continues Prep for Ole Miss; NFL Week 4 Spotlight

The football team worked for two hours in full pads Tuesday on the Thomas-Drew Practice Field as it continued installation of the game plan for the Southeastern Conference road opener on Saturday in Oxford, Miss.

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Football Faces First True Road Test of the Season at Ole Miss

Football Faces First True Road Test of the Season at Ole Miss

The football team begins a stretch of four out offive games on the road – including two straight – Saturday, Oct. 4, when it travels to Ole Miss and Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss.

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Tide may get starting WR, CB back for Gator game

Tide may get starting WR, CB back for Gator game

The key word in that headline, though, is “may,” especially as it pertains to the latter. With their SEC opener against looming five days down the road, Nick Saban used part of his allotted time during the SEC coaches teleconference to address the status of a pair of injured starters, wide receiver DeAndrew White and…

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Derrick Thomas to be Posthumously Honored at Sept. 13 NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, Presented by Fidelity Investments

Derrick Thomas to be Posthumously Honored at Sept. 13 NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, Presented by Fidelity Investments

The University of Alabama and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor the late Derrick Thomas with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments, on Sept. 13 in Tuscaloosa during the game between Alabama and Southern Miss. Thomas’ mother Edith Morgan will represent Thomas on the field.

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Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Alabama is not going to rush cornerback Eddie Jackson back to the playing field, but he will be available for the Crimson Tide Saturday against West Virginia if he is needed. Head coach Nick Saban said he would prefer to proceed with caution with Jackson, who underwent knee surgery to repair a torn ACL in…

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Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama is taking on West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff on Saturday, but they will do so without a starting linebacker. Senior Trey DePriest has been suspended for the season opener for what is being reported as a minor NCAA infraction. Head coach Nick Saban announced the suspension Wednesday. The details of the infraction have…

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CFT Preseason Top 25: No. 3 Alabama

CFT Preseason Top 25: No. 3 Alabama

2013 record: 11-2 overall, 7-1 in SEC (T-1st in SEC West) 2013 postseason: Sugar Bowl vs. Oklahoma (45-31 loss) 2013 final AP/coaches’ ranking: No. 7/No. 8 Head coach: Nick Saban (165-57 overall; 78-16 in seven years at Alabama) Offensive coordinator: Lane Kiffin (first season) 2013 offensive rankings: 25th rushing offense (205.6 ypg); 49th passing offense (248.5 ypg); 33rd total offense (454.1 ypg); 17th scoring offense (38.2 ppg) Returning offensive starters: Eight…

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Crimson Tide Holds Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday

Crimson Tide Holds Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday

The football team held its second, and final, scrimmage of fall training camp on Saturday afternoon in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Gus Malzahn says ‘quality depth’ keeps Auburn ready

Gus Malzahn says ‘quality depth’ keeps Auburn ready

The Tigers’ linebackers were knocked out of last week’s game, but they could be ready for Saturday’s Top 25 game against LSU.

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Three Straight: A 1989 Retrospective

Three Straight: A 1989 Retrospective

Rob Selby had gone through Tiger Walk, but nothing like this one, not like the emotional and crazy run-up to Alabama’s first-ever visit to Auburn.Dec. 2, 1989. Rob Selby, who grew up an Auburn fan before playing on the offensive line for the Tigers, re…

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Auburn Tigers in the National Football League – Week 4

Auburn Tigers in the National Football League – Week 4

Updates from week four on former Auburn Tigers now playing in the National Football League including the first sack of the season for Detroit’s Nick Fairley.

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Auburn’s offensive line changes things up, keeps going

Auburn’s offensive line changes things up, keeps going

The Tigers flipped their offensive guards before last weekend’s game, but an injury during the win required more changes. Auburn looks to lock things down before playing LSU on Saturday.

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‘Defining moment:’ Auburn didn’t quit, began run at LSU

‘Defining moment:’ Auburn didn’t quit, began run at LSU

The Tigers struggled so in the first half last year in Baton Rouge, but, even in defeat, Auburn bounced back in the second half. “That was one of the defining moments of our entire year,” says Gus Malzahn.

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Q&A: Junior defensive back Derrick Moncrief

Q&A: Junior defensive back Derrick Moncrief

Defensive back Derrick Moncrief has been turning heads since his arrival in Auburn. The PrepStar JUCO All-American had a big spring and fall camp for the Tigers and is contributing early to Auburn’s defense.

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Newcomer DaVonte Lambert off to fast start at Auburn

Newcomer DaVonte Lambert off to fast start at Auburn

The No. 1 junior college defensive lineman in the nation last year is making an impression as a starer at defensive end at Auburn in the early part of the season.

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Gus Malzahn likes winning combination in Auburn’s start

Gus Malzahn likes winning combination in Auburn’s start

“The sign of a good team is when each group complements each other,” said the Auburn coach, adding the offense, defense and special teams all are contributing heading to Saturday’s game against LSU.

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Auburn’s Quan Bray is SEC’s special teams player of week

Auburn’s Quan Bray is SEC’s special teams player of week

The Tigers’ senior leads the nation in punt returns, thanks in part to his 76-yard return for a touchdown in last Saturday’s win over Louisiana Tech as part of his three-TD day.

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Malzahn on Tiger Talk Tonight at Victory Grille

Malzahn on Tiger Talk Tonight at Victory Grille

Be sure to listen to Tiger Talk tonight at 7 p.m. CT as Coach Gus Malzahn previews this weekend’s matchup vs. No. 15 LSU, on location at the Victory Grille.

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Suspended Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell: This school is becoming ridiculous

The hearings for a handful of Notre Dame players continues this week, and the waiting game is starting to get to at least one of the suspended Irish players. Or so it seems. Cornerback KeiVarae Russell shared some thoughts on Instagram on Wednesday confirming he has gone through his hearing regarding academic dishonesty. He said the…

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OSU TE Heuerman on Maryland: We’re going to show them what Big Ten football is

Maryland played its first Big Ten game last week, and it went well. The Terrapins picked up a road win at Indiana, a week after the Hoosiers upset Missouri on the road. It was a big win for Maryland, but this weekend comes the first real dose of Big Ten football. Maryland is hosting Ohio…

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Utah State says Chuckie Keeton likely out for the season

The return of Chuckie Keeton to the football field did not go as planned this fall. And now it looks as though it is over. Utah State sent out a release Wednesday evening stating Keeton is likely out for the rest of the 2014 season. Keeton suffered a left knee injury against Wake Forest earlier…

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Alabama RB Jones has surgery for torn tendon in finger

Alabama RB Jones has surgery for torn tendon in finger

It is a good thing Alabama is stacked at the running back position, because one player is going to be out of action for an extended period of time. Tyren Jones will be out for several weeks after undergoing surgery on his finger. Nick Saban announced Wednesday Jones had surgery to repair a torn tendon…

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Promising USC freshman receiver suffers hamstring

USC saw some promise in freshman wide receiver Ajene Harris last weekend against Oregon State, but he will be sitting on the sideline this weekend. Harris suffered a hamstring injury, which was announced by head coach Steve Sarkisian following Wednesday’s practice. This is a setback for Harris, who has been impressive to the USC coaches…

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Louisville congratulates Bridgewater on first NFL win with billboard

Former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got his first start in the NFL on Sunday afternoon for the Minnesota Vikings. He was injured in the game, but he got the job done before having his first start end early. Everyone, it seems, is sending him congrats this week, including Louisville. As seen in Minneapolis, this digital…

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Will Brady Hoke reach the end of the season?

The temperature is boiling in Ann Arbor for head coach Brady Hoke and athletics director Dave Brandon. Will either of these two men be able to hold onto their jobs through the entire football season? Noted Michigan football historian and author John Bacon feels somewhat confident in suggesting Hoke’s job will be safe for the…

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Pac-12 offers another reason to lose sleep Thursday night

The Pac-12 has been serving up plenty of excitement for college football fans choosing to stay up late and sacrifice a few hours of sleep on Thursday nights this season. In week one we saw Rutgers and Washington State trade blows on college football’s first Thursday night. The following week saw Arizona take to the…

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LSU transfer among two Arizona players leaving team

Jordan Allen‘s stay in the desert didn’t last nearly as long as expected. According to the Arizona Daily Star, the defensive end was one of two Arizona football players to leave the football program recently.  No reason was given for the decision, although the Star did indicate that Allen (pictured, left) is likely done with football.…

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Former UCF assistant on O’Leary: ‘a racist he is not’

A former assistant of George O’Leary‘s has come to the defense of the UCF head coach. In a lawsuit filed by Paul Ferraro late last week, the former UCF defensive coordinator accused O’Leary of making racist remarks and creating a work environment “permeated by bullying, threatening behavior, and repeated discriminatory epithets.” While O’Leary has not…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, Jones, XC

Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, Jones, XC

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. CT Friday and 2 p.m. CT Saturday on Cox Sports Television.

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Harris Named SEC’s Freshman of the Week

Harris Named SEC’s Freshman of the Week

BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Brandon Harris has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week following his performance in the Tigers’ 63-7 win over New Mexico State.

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Miles Previews Auburn Game at Press Conference

Miles Previews Auburn Game at Press Conference

BATON ROUGE — Leading up to Saturday’s SEC road trip to No. 5-ranked Auburn, LSU football head coach Les Miles addressed the media as part of Subway Fresh Take by Les Miles on Monday.

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LSU-Florida Time, TV to be Announced Sunday

LSU-Florida Time, TV to be Announced Sunday

BATON ROUGE — The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that kickoff times and television networks for five games on Oct. 11 will be announced on Sunday, as CBS has elected to exercise its six-day option for its weekend doubleheader.

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Football Advances in Polls Prior to Auburn Clash

Football Advances in Polls Prior to Auburn Clash

BATON ROUGE — LSU Football’s 56-point win on Saturday night over New Mexico State allowed for a move up the Amway Coaches’ Poll released Sunday.

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In Focus: Smash Brother

In Focus: Smash Brother

Being raised in a family with a historic football background, it would be safe to assume that Connor Neighbors was destined to play football. So it was odd when the Huntsville, Ala., native decided that football wasn’t going to be his primary choice growing up. At first, he chose hockey.

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In Focus: No Secret

In Focus: No Secret

Junior linebacker Kwon Alexander was synonymous with hype from the moment he set foot on the LSU campus in the fall of 2012. His high school accomplishments and national rankings brought excitement to Baton Rouge and fans did not have to wait long to w…

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Subway’s LSU Football Collector’s Cup Now Available

Subway’s LSU Football Collector’s Cup Now Available

BATON ROUGE – The 2014 LSU Football limited edition collector’s cup is now available at

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Football Sells Record 74,350 Season Tickets

Football Sells Record 74,350 Season Tickets

BATON ROUGE – LSU has sold out of season tickets for the 11th-straight year, as a school-record 74,350 season tickets have been purchased for the 2014 home slate, associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced.

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Football Ranked No. 13 in Preseason Coaches Poll

Football Ranked No. 13 in Preseason Coaches Poll

BATON ROUGE – For the second-straight season, the LSU football team was ranked No. 13 in the newly named Amway Coaches Poll, it was announced Thursday.

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Philadelphia Flyers preview: Fourth in Metropolitan – USA TODAY


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Philadelphia Flyers preview: Fourth in Metropolitan
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2013-14 results: 42-30-10, third in Metropolitan. Story line: Hextall a key player in Philadelphia again. Arrivals: C R.J. Umberger (trade with Columbus Blue Jackets); D Nick Schultz, D Michael Del Zotto, C Ryan White (free agents). MORE: Team power …
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