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ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama Continues Bye Week Work

Alabama Continues Bye Week Work

The Alabama football continued its bye week practices on Wednesday with a two-hour workout on the Thomas-Drew Practices Fields in full pads.

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Football Goes Back to Basics during Bye Week; NFL Week Eight Spotlight

Football Goes Back to Basics during Bye Week; NFL Week Eight Spotlight

The football team worked for two hours in shorts and shoulder pads Tuesday afternoon at the Thomas-Drew Practice Field, completing the first of three bye week workouts.

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Two Alabama Defensive Players Named as National Award Semifinalists

Two Alabama Defensive Players Named as National Award Semifinalists

Landon Collins and Reggie Ragland were both named to national award semifinalist lists on Monday as the Butkus Award tabbed Ragland and the Jim Thorpe Award identified Collins.

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Coaching Staff Recognizes Players of the Week Following Tennessee Win

Coaching Staff Recognizes Players of the Week Following Tennessee Win

Six Alabama players were recognized by the coaching staff following Saturday’s 34-20 victory at Tennessee. Amari Cooper, Blake Sims and Ryan Kelly were honorees on offense, while Jonathan Allen represented the defense. Landon Collins and JK Scott made …

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Saban: LT Robinson (ankle) out a few weeks

Saban: LT Robinson (ankle) out a few weeks

Saban: LT Robinson (ankle) out a few weeks

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Alabama boosters paid off $3.1 million for Nick Saban’s home

Alabama boosters paid off $3.1 million for Nick Saban’s home

Alabama head coach Nick Saban may get frustrated by the pressure of not winning well enough according to some Alabama fans and pundits, but he has about $3.1 million reasons to be thankful for Alabama boosters today. Alabama boosters reportedly paid off the remaining $3.1 million owed on the home of Saban and his family…

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Report: Donor group bought Saban $3.1M home

Report: Donor group bought Saban $3.1M home

Report: Donor group bought Saban $3.1M home

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Amari Cooper has career day so Nick Saban had to defend it

Amari Cooper has career day so Nick Saban had to defend it

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper may be the best wide receiver in the country. As most good teams do, Alabama counted on its best offensive player to lead the way in a game Saturday. Cooper had a record-setting day with 224 receiving yards, a career high and new Alabama school record, in Alabama’s road victory…

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No. 4 Alabama Football Beats Tennessee in Knoxville, 34-20

No. 4 Alabama Football Beats Tennessee in Knoxville, 34-20

The No. 4 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide beat the Tennessee Vols, 34-20 in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday night in front of 102,455 in Neyland Stadium.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Auburn at Ole Miss: Five Things You Need To Know

Auburn at Ole Miss: Five Things You Need To Know

Auburn is the defending champion of the Southeastern Conference, and was less than a minute away from winning a national title in Gus Malzahn’s first season as Auburn’s head coach.Ole Miss is 7-1 for the first time in many years, and is in the top 10 n…

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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn up for Dodd Trophy as coach of year

Auburn’s Gus Malzahn up for Dodd Trophy as coach of year

The Tigers’ head coach was recognized nationally last season, and is being mentioned again this year, too.

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Auburn’s No. 1 rushing offense has options at Ole Miss

Auburn’s No. 1 rushing offense has options at Ole Miss

Cameron Artis-Payne is following in Tre Mason’s footsteps with plenty of yards, but the Tigers have other runners have good numbers, too

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Auburn’s Robenson Therezie ‘getting back to the old me’

Auburn’s Robenson Therezie ‘getting back to the old me’

The guy who plays the Star position says it’s not about the individual, it’s about the defense as a whole as the No. 3 Tigers head to No. 4 Ole Miss

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Gus Malzahn finding depth in Auburn’s offensive line

Gus Malzahn finding depth in Auburn’s offensive line

Patrick Miller is heading back toward full health, and that gives the Tigers more options on the depth chart heading to Ole Miss

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Gus Malzahn looking at Ole Miss, not playoff standings

Gus Malzahn looking at Ole Miss, not playoff standings

Auburn came in at No. 3 in the new College Football Playoff standings, but the Tigers are more concerned about a tough game at No. 4 Ole Miss.

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Reese Dismukes and company give Auburn room to run

Reese Dismukes and company give Auburn room to run

The Tigers are comiing off their best rushing performance of the year, but a tough defense awaits when Auburn travles to Ole Miss in a College Football Playoff Top 4 showdown.

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Auburn is ranked No. 3 in first college playoff standings

Auburn is ranked No. 3 in first college playoff standings

The Tigers are in the hunt for the national title, though coach Gus Malzahn is looking more to Saturday’s game at Ole Miss. First things first…

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Gus Malzahn says Auburn improving, looking for big finish

Gus Malzahn says Auburn improving, looking for big finish

The Tigers play three of the Top 10 teams on the road before season’s end, starting with Saturday’s game at No. 7 Ole Miss. Recent history shows the offense is up to the challenge.

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Q&A: Senior quarterback Nick Marshall

Q&A: Senior quarterback Nick Marshall

The expectations for quarterback Nick Marshall were high when the junior college transfer arrived on The Plains in the summer of 2013. The dual-threat quarterback spent last season breaking down defenses while producing highlight reel plays every game….

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‘Egg-throwing situation’ leads to charges for four Nittany Lions

Along with candy and costumes, egging is another annual tradition of the Halloween season.  Unlike the first two traditions, though, it’s normally an illegal activity — as a Penn State quartet recently found out. Late last night, the PSU student newspaper The Daily Collegian reported, four Nittany Lions — tight end Brent Wilkerson, safety Anthony…

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Reports: UGA’s Keith Marshall won’t play vs. Florida

No Todd Gurley, no Keith Marshall and no Sony Michel have been no problem for Georgia for quite a while.  Saturday, it’ll be lather, rinse, repeat in UGA’s backfield for the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. As previously reported, Gurley, suspended for two more games by the NCAA earlier this week, won’t play against Florida after his…

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Four former winners highlight Dodd coaching award watch list

In yet another (sad) sign that yet another season is rapidly slipping away, a coaching award has released its midseason(ish) watch list. The second such major award to do the deed — the Bear Bryant Award did the same a week or so ago — is the Dodd Trophy, which recognizes “the head coach of…

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Harvey Updyke claims he’s going trick-or-treating… as a dead tree

Because, of course he is.  Possibly On the scariest of the holidays, one of the most frightening football fans on the planet, Harvey Updyke, is making a claim related to the criminal offense that turned him into a household name a couple of years ago.  In a Facebook posting this afternoon, the convicted tree-killer claimed that…

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Deshaun Watson resumes throwing football in practice

No, Deshaun Watson is not ready for a return to the playing field, but he’s getting closer.  Much, much closer. For the first time Wednesday night since injuring his hand in the Oct. 11 win over Louisville, the Charleston Post & Courier reported, the Clemson quarterback threw a football at practice.  The fact that Watson…

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Dave Brandon officially out as Michigan’s AD

The trigger has officially been pulled. Following up on reports that surfaced late Friday morning, Michigan president Mark Schlissel announced this afternoon that Dave Brandon has (ahem) “resigned as UM’s athletic director”.  The move comes after a month in which Brandon was assailed from numerous corners for various missteps, from the handling of the Shane Morris…

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Kentucky again extends Mark Stoops’ contract

Back in May, Kentucky announced that it had extended the contract of Mark Stoops. Nearly six months and eight games later, they’ve done it again. UK announced Friday afternoon that it had reached an agreement on yet another contract extension for its head football coach.  The deal back in May would’ve kept Stoops with the…

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David Brandon will reportedly step down as Michigan’s AD

It appears Michigan’s athletic department — and likely its football program as well — is about to embark on a new direction. Late Friday morning, UM announced in a press release that university president Mark Schlissel will conduct a press conference at 1:30 ET this afternoon. The only reason given for the presser was that…

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Tulane loses WR to season-ending ACL injury

Unfortunately for both the player and the team, reality matched the speculation. Tulane confirmed earlier this week that Xavier Rush suffered an undisclosed knee injury during practice and would undergo further evaluation.  There were rumblings that the injury was related to the wide receiver’s ACL. While the school has yet to confirm it, both the…

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Reports: Kyle Allen to start at QB for A&M

The 2014 season began with Kenny “Trill™” Hill being mentioned alongside other Heisman Trophy contenders.  It could, though, end with a performance-based benching. Officially, Texas A&M will not name a starting quarterback for Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Monroe until shortly before kickoff.  Unofficially, a change is in the offing at the most important position on the…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Football Earns BASF Team Chemistry MVP Award

Football Earns BASF Team Chemistry MVP Award

BATON ROUGE – With three straight wins, including a dramatic 10-7 victory over third-ranked Ole Miss, the LSU football team has been honored among the university’s athletic programs with the BASF Team Chemistry MVP Award for the month of October.

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Marx: Quinn Went Crowd Surfing. And It Was Terrific

Marx: Quinn Went Crowd Surfing. And It Was Terrific

LSU freshman Trey Quinn had a vision last week in the days leading up to the big game against Ole Miss. He even talked about it in the football team’s weight room – telling teammates and coaches what he saw coming.

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Football Returns to Practice During Bye Week

Football Returns to Practice During Bye Week

BATON ROUGE – LSU practiced for the first time since beating third-ranked Ole Miss on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium as the 16th-ranked Tigers went through a light workout here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

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Alleva Statement on Ole Miss Victory

Alleva Statement on Ole Miss Victory

BATON ROUGE – LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva issued the following statement today on the Ole Miss game, which the Tigers won 10-7 last Saturday night in Tiger Stadium:

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Martin Among Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalists

Martin Among Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalists

BATON ROUGE – LSU safety Ronald Martin is one of 15 players across the country to be selected as a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday.

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Feinswog: Miles’ Trying Weekend End in Victory

Feinswog: Miles’ Trying Weekend End in Victory

Long after the field had been cleared, the stadium basically empty and most of the interviews done, his young quarterback passed Les Miles in the hallway near their locker room.

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LSU Vaults in National Rankings After Rebel Win

LSU Vaults in National Rankings After Rebel Win

BATON ROUGE — LSU’s 24th fourth-quarter comeback under head coach Les Miles helped the Tigers advance to No. 17 in the Amway Coaches Poll released Sunday morning.

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LSU Beats No. 3 Ole Miss Throwback-Style, 10-7

LSU Beats No. 3 Ole Miss Throwback-Style, 10-7

BATON ROUGE — With a combination of relentless rushing and a shutout second half by its ever-improving defense, the 24th-ranked LSU football team overcame a slew of mistakes and came back to knock off No. 3-ranked Ole Miss, 10-7, Saturday night in Tig…

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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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Bill Belichik on meteorologists: ‘They’re almost always wrong’ – CBSSports.com


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Bill Belichik on meteorologists: ‘They’re almost always wrong’
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One criticism that’s followed Peyton Manning for much of his career is that he doesn’t play particularly well in cold weather. Though he’s proven that theory isn’t necessarily true, the weather this week in New England for the Patriots-Broncos game is supposed …
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