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Football Puts Finishing Touches on Game Plan for Florida

Football Puts Finishing Touches on Game Plan for Florida

The football team worked out for just under two hours in shells Thursday inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility as it put the finishing touches on the game plan for the Southeastern Conference opener on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium against …

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Water Stations and Express Lanes Added to Bryant-Denny Stadium

Water Stations and Express Lanes Added to Bryant-Denny Stadium

As part of Alabama’s continuing effort to provide a comfortable venue for fans, nine watering stations have been added this week at Bryant-Denny Stadium as well as Express Lanes for those without items needing to be searched.

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Crimson Tide Moves Indoors for Wednesday Practice

Crimson Tide Moves Indoors for Wednesday Practice

The football team continued its preparations for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference opener against Florida with a two-hour practice at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility on Wednesday.

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Football Begins Game Planning for Florida

Football Begins Game Planning for Florida

The football team practiced for two hours in full pads Tuesday on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields as it prepares for the Southeastern Conference opener on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium against Florida.

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Football Welcomes Florida for SEC Opener on Saturday

Football Welcomes Florida for SEC Opener on Saturday

The football team wraps up its three-game home stand Saturday, Sept. 20, when it welcomes Florida to Bryant-Denny Stadium for the Southeastern Conference opener. The game marks the 38th meeting between the two teams with UA owning a 22-14 lead in the s…

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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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Crimson Tide Defense Affecting the Quarterback

Crimson Tide Defense Affecting the Quarterback

It was one of those times in which the defensive statistic most people looked to first didn’t tell the story.

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No. 3/2 Alabama Football Beats Southern Mississippi, 52-12

No. 3/2 Alabama Football Beats Southern Mississippi, 52-12

The No. 3/2 ranked Alabama football team beat Southern Mississippi, 52-12, Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 101,821.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

No. 5 Auburn grits out 20-14 win at No. 20 K-State

No. 5 Auburn grits out 20-14 win at No. 20 K-State

In a game in which yards and points were a premium, Auburn’s defense gave the Tigers room to breathe and head home with a victory.The Tigers rode their defense early, scored an insurance touchdown early in the fourth quarter and beat Kansas State 20-14…

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Week 4 Game of the Week Preview: #5 Auburn @ #20 Kansas State

Week 4 Game of the Week Preview: #5 Auburn @ #20 Kansas State

Week four of the college football season is here and it starts with a bang on Thursday night. It’s very rare that the game of the week takes place on a Thursday night to start the weekend off, but that’s what we have this week.The number fi…

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Auburn’s Nick Marshall ready and able for Kansas State

Auburn’s Nick Marshall ready and able for Kansas State

The Tigers’ quarterback figures to use his even-keel style to his advantage in this Top 25 road game. “Nick is Nick,” says a teammate, and that’s usually a sign that everything is OK.

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‘Football ages you in dog years,’ jokes a young Gus Malzahn

‘Football ages you in dog years,’ jokes a young Gus Malzahn

The Auburn coach marvels that 74-year-old Bill Snyder is still coaching, and will find out first hand when the Tigers face Kansas State on Thursday night.

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Dual-threat: Auburn, Kansas State QBs bring the offense

Dual-threat: Auburn, Kansas State QBs bring the offense

Veteran Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson has seen it all, and his latest assignment is to slow Kansas State in an era of plenty of football points.

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Road trip! Auburn may see biggest crowd in K-State history

Road trip! Auburn may see biggest crowd in K-State history

The Tigers will hit the road for a Top 25 game at Kansas State, and coach Gus Malzahn hopes experience will pay off for Auburn.

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Auburn Tigers in the National Football League – Week 2

Auburn Tigers in the National Football League – Week 2

Updates from Week 2 on former Auburn Tigers now playing professionally in the National Football League led by the return of Carolina QB Cam Newton.

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Kris Frost, Cassanova McKinzy a hit as Auburn linebackers

Kris Frost, Cassanova McKinzy a hit as Auburn linebackers

Auburn is putting a lot of trust in its starting linebackers this season, and they’ll take that to Thursday’s game at Kansas State.

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D’oh! FSU QB Sean Maguire’s parents give away tickets, won’t attend son’s first start

So, this isn’t how you draw it up when you son signs a scholarship to play quarterback at Florida State. With sophomore quarterback Sean Maguire set to make his first start Saturday, his parents won’t be in attendance. It’s not that they don’t support his career. They just gave his tickets away thinking there was no chance…

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K-State shoots itself in foot, shin and kneecap, trails Auburn 10-7 at the half

When hosting the No. 5 team in the country and defending SEC champions, it’s never a good idea to turn the ball over twice – once in your own red zone, once in your opponent’s – and miss a field goal in the first quarter. No. 20 Kansas State did just that. The Wildcats opened…

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Report: Texas A&M will pay $300,000 to ship in a new field from North Carolina

For a university that takes such pride in their grass (seriously, go there some time), the playing conditions – or lack thereof – at Kyle Field last Saturday night had to be especially disheartening for Texas A&M. Heavy rain Friday night and Saturday morning combined with Kyle Field’s natural grass combined to create a playing…

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At long last, BYU to retire Jim McMahon’s No. 9 on Oct. 3

From the Department of Things That Should Have Happened a Long Time Ago, BYU announced Thursday it would retire former quarterback Jim McMahon’s No. 9 on Friday, Oct. 3. McMahon will be enshrined into the BYU Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 2. Seriously, the man quarterbacked the Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl…

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Torn ACL, MCL ends season for Texas State’s Michael Orakpo

Looking to get a fresh start at Texas State after getting the boot from Colorado State, Michael Orakpo will instead spend the next several months rehabbing a rather significant injury. Earlier this week, TSU head coach Dennis Franchione confirmed that Orakpo will miss the remainder of the 2014 season due to a torn ACL and…

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Cincy’s starting RB, CB cited, with another Bearcat arrested

With a huge intrastate non-conference game looming two Saturdays from now, an incident that could turn into at least a mild distraction for the Cincinnati football program has reared its head. The Cincinnati Enquirer wrote Thursday afternoon that “[t]he future of two University of Cincinnati football players on scholarships is unclear after one was arrested…

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Report: Tech fired Wallerstedt for suspicion of being under the influence

Before you go there, yes, that would explain some of Texas Tech’s defensive woes.  Now, with that out of the way, we can move on. Earlier today it was reported that Texas Tech had fired defensive its coordinator, Matt Wallerstedt, and replaced the second-year coach with Mike Smith.  The school has yet to confirm the…

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VIDEO: Jameis Winston running out of chances in eyes of NFL

Personally, I could care less what if any impact the latest brouhaha involving Jameis Winston will have on the Florida State quarterback’s future NFL draft stock.  The only thing I care about are things like what effect it will have on FSU’s chances in the Clemson game… if will it further damage any shot at back-to-back…

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Reports: Texas Tech cans DC Matt Wallerstedt

Go ahead and file this in the “whoa, didn’t expect this so soon” folder. Within minutes of each other Thursday afternoon, both CoachingSearch.com and FootballScoop.com reported via Twitter that Matt Wallerstedt has been fired as defensive coordinator by head coach Kliff Kingsbury. Mike Smith is expected to take over the coordinating duties on that side of…

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Ark. St. can return remembrance crosses to helmets

The fact that an attorney complained to Arkansas State about memorial crosses placed on the football team’s helmets triggered action from the university, with the crosses being altered or removed so that only the initials of the dead remained.  It also, though, triggered an outpouring of criticism of the school from those who felt they caved…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Collins Named Senior CLASS Candidate

Collins Named Senior CLASS Candidate

BATON ROUGE – LSU senior left tackle La’el Collins is one of 30 Football Bowl Subdivision players nationwide selected as a candidate for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award, it was announced Thursday.

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In Focus: Next In Line

In Focus: Next In Line

For LSU senior tight end Travis Dickson football is a family affair. His grandfather played football at Ole Miss. His father, Dick, played at Mississippi State, and his brother, Richard, was a four-year starter at tight end at LSU and is the school rec…

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LSU Issues Reminders; Encourages Early Arrival

LSU Issues Reminders; Encourages Early Arrival

BATON ROUGE – With the largest crowd in Tiger Stadium history expected on Saturday when No. 8 LSU hosts undefeated Mississippi State, LSU officials are asking fans to arrive early and to take advantage of the new parking lots around campus.

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Football Defense Among Nation’s Leaders

Football Defense Among Nation’s Leaders

BATON ROUGE – Three games into the 2014 season and the LSU defense finds itself ranked among the national leaders in several major categories, including a No. 2 ranking in scoring defense at 8.3 points per game.

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Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, Volleyball

Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, Volleyball

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 and at 3 p.m. Thursday CT on Cox Sports Television.

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Football, Family Go Hand-in-Hand for Kragthorpes

Football, Family Go Hand-in-Hand for Kragthorpes

The first family of LSU football? Team Miles, of course, because Les is the head coach and over the past 10 years we’ve all gotten to know his wife, Kathy, and watch the four kids grow up.

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Fourth-Straight Night Game Set for Tiger Stadium

Fourth-Straight Night Game Set for Tiger Stadium

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The SEC Office on Monday announced the start times and television networks that will televise its games of Saturday, September 27.

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Defense Continues Dominance in Shutout of ULM

Defense Continues Dominance in Shutout of ULM

BATON ROUGE — LSU’s defense stole the show on Saturday, posting a 31-0 victory over Louisiana-Monroe that gave the Tigers consecutive shutouts in Tiger Stadium for the first time in 73 years.

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GameDay: Football Looks for Milestone Win vs. ULM

GameDay: Football Looks for Milestone Win vs. ULM

BATON ROUGE – LSU will go after its 400th win in Tiger Stadium on Saturday when the ninth-ranked Tigers host undefeated ULM in what will be just the third meeting between the two programs.

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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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