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Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Georgia's receivers aren't seeing many passes

Georgia has leaned heavily on its running game this season while top receivers Malcolm Mitchell (knee) and Scott-Wesley (suspension) have yet to play.
By Marc Weiszer

Georgia Southern meets old rival

Former Southern Conference rivals Georgia Southern and Appalachian State meet Thursday in a Sun Belt Conference matchup.
By Donald Heath

Paine likely to start a new quarterback

Coach Greg Ruffin said Paine is "going to work a new quarterback in" as the Lions prepare for Saturday's Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game against Morehouse.
By Chris Gay

Settlement was discussed in Winston case

Attorneys for the woman who said Jameis Winston sexually assaulted her and an adviser for the Florida State quarterback's family confirm there were discussions about a potential settlement.

Missouri eager to start SEC play

Eleven months after losing to South Carolina in double overtime at home, Missouri travels this week to face the 13th-ranked Gamecocks in the first of eight consecutive Southeastern Conference ...
By Jake Kreinberg

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Clemson center gets threatening messages

Coach Dabo Swinney says center Ryan Norton received threatening messages on social media after his bad snap in a loss to No. 1 Florida State last weekend.

Dogs set to embark on key stretch in SEC play

ATHENS, Ga. - Coming off a game that was little more than a glorified scrimmage, Georgia is getting serious again.
By Paul Newberry

Sophomore speedster adds to Eagles weekly accolades

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern running back Matt Breida had a career-high 187 rushing yards and two touchdowns while leading the Eagles to a win at South Alabama.
By Donald Heath

Michaux: Loss was latest example of 'Clemsoning'

You didn't have to bleed Clemson orange to find the Florida State game hard to stomach.
By Scott Michaux

Gamecocks' Spurrier still frustrated

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier wasn't quite as angry Tuesday as he had been about South Carolina's performance in a win over Vanderbilt. He is still very frustrated.
By Pete Iacobelli

We'll know soon if Mississippi State is for real

Mississippi State rocketed all the way to No. 14 in the rankings after their upset win at Louisiana State. The Bulldogs have a bye this week before facing Texas A&M.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Florida State coach says penalty 'hit home' for star QB

Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was welcomed back to his starting position by Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.

Freshman has worked hard for his spot on Georgia's defense

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's 21-player signing class this year included 12 rated four or five-star recruits. Dominick Sanders wasn't one of them.
By Marc Weiszer

Peach Belt forum addresses violence and sex assault

Dr. Debbie Wilson, the primary author of the new NCAA policy regarding sexual assault and interpersonal violence, spoke on Monday to a gathering of college athletes and women's administrators.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Eagles making an early statement

MOBILE, Ala. - Four weeks ago, you didn't know what to expect from the Georgia Southern's football team. Four weeks later, you don't know what not to expect.
By Donald Heath

East Carolina, Mississippi State enter top 25 after big wins

East Carolina is ranked in the college football poll for the first time since 2008, and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing ...

Florida State edges Clemson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State came back to beat No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime on Karlos Williams' 12-yard ...
By Kareem Copeland

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Pirates light up rival Tar Heels

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Shane Carden threw for 438 yards and four touchdowns to help East Carolina beat North Carolina 70-41 on Sat­urday, turning in another dominating performance against its ...

Perine leads Oklahoma to victory

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 win over West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night.

Gamecocks surge past Commodores

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dylan Thompson threw for 237 yards and three touchdowns, and he ran for another score as No. 14 South Carolina rallied from 14 points down Saturday night to beat Vanderbilt 48-34.
By Teresa M. Walker

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