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Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Young Vanderbilt team faces South Carolina

South Carolina takes on a young Vanderbilt team in its first road game of the season.
By Teresa M. Walker

Georgia desperate' for victory

ATHENS, Ga. - The last year Troy lost its first three games, Herschel Walker was running toward the Heisman Trophy at Georgia ub 1982.
By Charles Odum

Georgia Tech seeks consistency on offense

Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech arrive at their Atlantic Coast Conference openers in search of offensive consistency, and knowing their most important game remaining might be the one today.

Georgia Southern to play historic game

Georgia Southern plays its Sun Belt Conference opener on the road against South Alabama.
By Donald Heath

Paine opens SIAC schedule

For Paine football coach Greg Ruffin, today's game against Lane is important, but not because the Lions are playing his alma mater.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Marshall paces Auburn to victory

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night.

South Carolina QB calms down

COLUMBIA. - Dylan Thompson understands he must learn to temper his emotions, even in the midst of one of his biggest successes as South Carolina quarterback.
By Pete Iacobelli

Winston's absence for a half could prove to be costly

This is awkward. The most important game of the Atlantic Coast Conference season takes place Saturday night in Tallahassee, Fla. It will start without the conference’s most prominent and ...
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Troy coach receives support

The Troy Trojans are off to such a rough start that athletic director John Hartwell felt compelled to speak in defense of longtime coach Larry Blakeney this week.

Dogs' Mason putting up modest numbers

ATHENS, Ga. - Aaron Murray topped 300 yards passing in each of Georgia's first three games last season. Hutson Mason will enter Saturday's game against Troy without having reached the 200-yard ...
By Marc Weiszer

Winston benched for first half of Clemson game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women and Florida State officials say ...
By Kareem Copeland

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Richt backs Bobo's call

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is doing some damage control three days after its 38-35 loss at South Carolina.
By Marc Weiszer

Eagles eager to begin conference play

STATESBORO, Ga. - The Eagles finally settle into Sun Belt Conference play when they travel to Mobile, Ala., for their league game against South Alabama.
By Donald Heath

Jackets 'anxious' for another shot at Hokies

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has struggled to put two solid halves together and Saturday's ACC opener doesn't look like a great place for the Jackets to get it done.
By Matt Winkeljohn

South Carolna's not looking past Vanderbilt

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier figures he's got an equally difficult task getting No. 14 South Carolina ready for Vanderbilt as he did last week for Georgia.
By Pete Iacobelli

Notre Dame off to fast start this season

Notre Dame. The Irish are back in the top 10 - ranked ninth - after a 3-0 start to the season
By Chris Gay

Tigers hope to spring surprise as huge underdog

COLUMBIA - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has seen too many underdog success stories to worry about what others think of his team's chances this week.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Pass defense still an issue for Bulldogs

ATHENS, Ga. - If anybody expected the hiring of Jeremy Pruitt to mean a quick fix for Georgia's pass defense, Clemson and South Carolina showed otherwise.
By Marc Weiszer

Fans showing their pride in Georgia Southern

A game at noon Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium showed just what football means to Georgia Southern.
By Donald Heath

Embarrassing loss to Seminoles still sticks with Tigers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Clemson has not forgotten the debacle that took place against Florida State on its home turf last season.
By Kareem Copeland

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