Stories by David Brandt

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Florida returns strong pitchers

One year after dominating the top of the Major League Baseball Draft, the Southeastern Conference is searching for its next breakout stars.
By David Brandt

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Eagles soar in first bowl appearance

MOBILE, Ala. - Favian Upshaw ran for 199 yards and four touchdowns to help Georgia Southern beat Bowling Green 58-27 in the GoDaddy Bowl on Wednesday night.
By David Brandt

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Tide defense overwhelms Bulldogs

STARKVILLE, Miss. - No. 3 Alabama used a dominant defense - including nine sacks - to beat No. 20 Mississippi State 31-6 on Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium.
By David Brandt

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Malnati picks up first PGA Tour win

JACKSON, Miss. - Peter Malnati won for the first time on the PGA Tour, closing with 5-under-par 67 to capture the Sanderson Farms Championship.
By David Brandt

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Memphis enjoying its moment in the spotlight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Long known as a basketball-crazy city, Memphis has a football team to love, too.
By David Brandt

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Daily fantasy sports sites draw attention, ire of NCAA

As a debate intensifies about whether the loosely regulated industry should be considered gambling, the ads are creating an uncomfortable association for the NCAA, which has strict rules on sports ...
By David Brandt

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Rebels jump up in poll after big win

Mississippi is on the rise again after knocking off Alabama in a game full of turnovers and lucky bounces.
By David Brandt

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Huge coaching salaries the norm in SEC West

HOOVER, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference Western Division is college football's land of plenty, with all seven schools throwing huge piles of money at their respective coaching staffs to try and ...
By David Brandt

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Spurrier ready to rebuild Gamecocks

HOOVER, Ala. - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier spent his SEC Media Day poking fun at some league rivals and - of course - fending off questions about his age.
By David Brandt

Monday, July 13, 2015

Sankey praises SEC's growth on social issues

HOOVER, Ala. - Former Southeastern Conference Mike Slive was known to invoke the words of historical figures like Winston Churchill when talking about challenges facing the league.
By David Brandt

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Uncertainty surrounds teams in SEC West

The reputation of the Southeastern Conference's Western Division took a hit last season. Now the division's seven teams are faced with a strange feeling.
By David Brandt

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Offensive numbers up in SEC

The NCAA's new baseball - which has flatter seams than the previous version - was introduced this spring with the hope that it would increase offense. So far, it has worked.
By David Brandt

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

SEC teams playing more long ball

Home runs are on the rise early on in the Southeastern Conference as league teams prepare to open conference play on Friday.
By David Brandt

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

SEC is loaded with depth and talent in baseball again

The Southeastern Conference's depth and dominance in college baseball shows no sign of ending any time soon.
By David Brandt

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Gamecocks drop second in a row

OXFORD, Miss. - Jarvis Summers scored 20 points, Stefan Moody added 16 and Mississippi beat South Carolina 65-49 on Saturday.
By David Brandt

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Toledo wins GoDaddy Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. - Kareem Hunt ran for 271 yards and five touchdowns to lead Toledo over Arkansas State 63-44 in the GoDaddy Bowl on Sunday night.
By David Brandt

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Gamecocks win Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. - Dylan Thompson threw for 294 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in South Carolina's 24-21 victory over Miami on Saturday in the Independence Bowl.
By David Brandt

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Independence Bowl teams trying to avoid losing season

SHREVEPORT. La. - South Carolina and Miami didn't expect to be the Duck Commander Independence Bowl, but now they need a victory to avoid a losing season.
By David Brandt

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Summitt's son trying to make his own name at Louisiana Tech

Tyler Summitt, the son of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, is trying to revive a once-proud program at Louisiana Tech.
By David Brandt

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

Ole Miss wins Egg Bowl

OXFORD, Miss. - Jaylen Walton ran for a 91-yard touchdown and running back Jordan Wilkins threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to lead No. 18 Mississippi over No. 4 Mississippi State 31-17 on Saturday.
By David Brandt
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