Georgia Southern can ruin Wofford's conference title hopes

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Wofford is taking on Georgia Southern today in a game that could ruin the Terriers chances to win the Southern Conference. even though the Eagles have no chance to win the league title.

Georgia Southern is ineligible for the SoCon crown because they have extra scholarship players this season as the Eagles move to the Football Bowl Subdivision next year.

Wofford coach Mike Ayers said there is no sense rehashing the arguments about whether to count the games against the Eagles (2-0, 0-0 Socon) and Appalachian State in the league standings.

“The big thing is, it’s going to be the same for everybody,” Ayers said.

The game has been important to the Southern Conference title for most of the past decade Either Wofford (1-1, 1-0 SoCon), Georgia Southern or Appalachian State has won at least a share of the league title every year since 1996.

TENNESSEE: Defensive lineman Maurice Couch apologized after being ruled ineligible for today’s game with No. 2 Oregon.

Coach Butch Jones said Couch wouldn’t play against Oregon as the university investigates allegations he received improper benefits.

TEXAS: Quarterback David Ash will miss today’s game against No. 25 Mississippi.

Ash has been held out of practice since leaving in the fourth quarter of last week’s loss against Brigham Young with head and shoulder injuries. Senior Case McCoy will start against the Rebels.

CINCINNATI: Quarterback Munchie Legaux had surgery Friday to repair torn ligaments in his left knee after being injured during aloss at Illinois last weekend.


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