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Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Hoke confident Gamecocks' defense will improve

The Gamecocks' defensive woes prompted Steve Spurrier to bring in Hoke, and all eyes are on him to see if he can improve the unit.
By John Boyette

Dogs tight end looking to rediscover old form

Various injuries have derailed tight end Jay Rome's career at Georgia and now, as he's headed into his final season, the senior wants to make the most of last chance.
By Connor Riley

Friday, Aug 7, 2015

South Carolina wants to play host to NCAA championships

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina is back in the game to play host to predetermined NCAA championships now that the Confederate flag has been lowered from the Statehouse grounds.
By Bruce Smith

Smith is released by 49ers

Linebacker Aldon Smith has been released by the San Francisco 49ers after his latest arrest.

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Dogs' Michel believes new shoulder pads will keep him on field

Georgia running back Sony Michel thinks he has the answer to avoid the shoulder injuries that sidelined him for a good chunk of his freshman season and shelved him for most of spring practices.

Michaux: Tigers are better than No. 12 ranking

No. 12 - really? Frankly, the only 12 that might be associated with Clemson come the end of the regular season is the number of wins they carry with them into the postseason.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Watson's knee holding up well at Tigers' camp

CLEMSON, S.C. - It's been a strong start for Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and his surgically repaired left knee.
By Pete Iacobelli

Gamecocks lineman still not ready to play

South Carolina backup offensive lineman Brock Stadnik won't play this season because of problems after shoulder surgery.

Chubb isn't getting caught up in Heisman hype

ATHENS, Ga. - After a freshman year that saw Nick Chubb erupt for 1,547 yards and 14 touchdowns, he spent most of his off-season trying to stay quiet.
By Connor Riley

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

South Carolina looks for improved defense

South Carolina coach Spurrier was encouraged by what he saw from his new-look defense on the first day of practice.
By Pete Iacobelli

Michaux: Georgia facing rare QB uncertainty

ATHENS, Ga. - Three quarterbacks walk into a huddle at Georgia football practice ... No, this is not the start of a bad joke. It's the unknown reality the Bulldogs are facing in preseason camp, ...
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Aug 3, 2015

SEC teams spare no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Head coaches aren't the only ones making huge bucks in the Southeastern Conference, considering the seven-figure salaries of new defensive coordinators Will Muschamp (Auburn) and John Chavis ...
By John Zenor

Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

Clemson pitcher eager to bounce back from lymphoma

COLUMBIA - Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Michaux: SEC schedule has wrong mix

The Southeastern Conference is mixing up a batch of weak tea and presenting it as a fine southern whiskey.
By Scott Michaux

Expectations are high for Georgia Tech's football team

ATLANTA - There are high hopes for Georgia Tech, which held its first practice on Saturday.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Ohio State suspends four players

Ohio State has suspended All-America defensive end Joey Bosa, receiver Corey Smith and H-backs Jalin Marshall and Dontre Wilson for its opening game at Virginia Tech.

Georgia No. 9 in coaches poll

Georgia will begin the 2015 football season exactly where it ended the 2014 season - ranked No. 9 in the Amway Coaches Poll.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

Steve Spurrier hasn't settled on a quarterback, his defense is untested and there are plenty of new faces in the South Carolina football program. Yet he remains confident.
By John Boyette

Street named for Ray Guy

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A street on the University of Southern Mississippi campus has been renamed in honor of Thomson's Ray Guy, a USM football legend and NFL Hall of Fame punter.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Michaux: ACC still fighting for respect

Despite a late-season letdown - much of it against the ACC - the Southeastern Conference suffers no such inferiority complex when it comes to football reputation.
By Scott Michaux

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