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On Saturday night, Georgia’s Uga X and Mississippi State’s Bully XXI met during the teams’ game and, of course, the moment was a sight to see.
Three-star safety Aaron Bruhle announced Sunday afternooon on Twitter that he has committed to Georgia.
In its 59-0 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, Alabama broke a few school records and also put out a few other noteworthy numbers.
Alabama is ranked No. 1 in both polls for the fourth straight week, and now another SEC school has joined it in the top 10.
Two Tennessee players were held out of Saturday’s 17-13 win over UMass because of injuries.
Three Auburn players were held out of Saturday’s 51-14 win over Missouri because of injuries.
In its SEC opener Saturday, Alabama dominated previously unbeaten Vanderbilt from start to finish in a 59-0 beatdown in Nashville.
South Carolina linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, he announced Saturday on Twitter.
Arkansas wide receiver Jared Cornelius suffered a potential Achilles injury during Saturday’s 50-43 overtime loss to Texas A&M.
When it comes to Alabama, it’s the defense that usually leads the way. But in Saturday’s 41-23 win over Colorado State, that wasn’t quite the case.
Could handshakes have played a role in Kentucky’s 23-13 win at South Carolina on Saturday? The Wildcats seem to think so.
Vanderbilt’s Nifae Lealao issued a warning to Alabama on Saturday night after the Commodores’ 14-7 win over No. 18 Kansas State.
Alabama lost some footing as the No. 1 team in the nation Sunday. Mississippi State also was a big riser, while LSU had a big fall.
Auburn backup quarterback Sean White was arrested early Sunday morning for public intoxication.
An Alabama tight end likely will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, coach Nick Saban said after Saturday’s win over Colorado State.
Here are five takeaways from the Crimson Tide’s not-really-that-close 41-23 win in Tuscaloosa. While it never was in doubt, the Tide defense wasn’t sharp.
Auburn right tackle Darius James was carted off the field on a stretcher against Mercer on Saturday.
Three Auburn players missed the Tigers’ game Saturday against Mercer.
Florida finally scored its first offensive touchdown of the season late in the fourth quarter Saturday. Then, it scored another one for the win.
When people call Nick Saban the devil, usually they don’t have customized jerseys to make such a point.
A Texas A&M player didn’t appear to appreciate his own fans Saturday.
2018 wide receiver Manny Harper announced Tuesday night on Twitter that he has committed to Kentucky as a preferred walk-on.
Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has been criticized for his development as a passer, and coach Nick Saban doesn’t think that’s fair.
LSU outside linebacker Arden Key has been cleared to play for the first time this season when the Tigers play Mississippi State on Saturday.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones says the Volunteers’ quarterback competition remains open, even if the team’s official depth chart says otherwise.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Monday he sees Saturday’s game against Florida being played as scheduled – or at least that’s how he’s planning things.
Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin and his family will seek justice for the person who sent a racist letter to him last week.
Missouri defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross has been fired, the school announced Sunday.
The University of Georgia announced Sunday that it has canceled classes for Monday and Tuesday because of Hurricane Irma.
Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin wrote late Saturday night on Twitter that the game will be assessed after Hurricane Irma has passed.
Alabama maintained its place as the No. 1 team in the country in both the AP and coaches polls released Sunday.
Alabama coach Nick Saban joked with a reporter Saturday after the Crimson Tide’s 41-10 win over Fresno State in a way only he can.
Georgia wide receiver Terry Godwin may have had the catch of the season Saturday night at Notre Dame.
The annual Florida State-Miami football game has been rescheduled because of Hurricane Irma, the ACC announced Saturday evening.
The Florida Atlantic football team is remaining in Madison, Wisconsin, following its 31-14 loss to Wisconsin to keep out of the path of Hurricane Irma.
James Franklin doesn’t seem to care much for Pitt.
Top-ranked Alabama made easy work of Fresno State on Saturday. Here are four takeaways from the 41-10 victory at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered Saturday night against Alabama.
LSU quarterback Danny Etling went through last season with a lower back injury. Now, he’s healthier and he’s feeling that way.
Former Auburn coach Gene Chizik said following the Tigers’ 41-7 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday night that the defense has a lot of positives.
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock was named Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week Sunday following his Week 1 performance.
A second Tennessee linebacker has gone down with a knee injury during a practice and likely will miss some time because of it, it was reported Saturday.
Two Alabama linebackers are expected to miss the rest of the season because of injuries sustained during the Crimson Tide’s season opener Saturday.
Howard beat UNLV to pull off the biggest point spread upset in college football history Saturday night, and Cam Newton’s brother was a big reason.
Alabama pulled away in the second half Saturday night in its 24-7 win against No. 3 Florida State at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Three Auburn players missed the Tigers’ season opener Saturday against Georgia Southern.
LSU could be without running back Derrius Guice in the Tigers’ season opener against BYU, coach Ed Orgeron said Monday.
Florida freshman wide receiver James Robinson has been suspended for the Gators’ season opener against Michigan, coach Jim McElwain said Monday.
LSU outside linebacker Arden Key won’t play in the Tigers’ season opener against BYU, coach Ed Orgeron said Monday.
Alabama released its 2017 depth chart Monday ahead of its season opener against Florida State.
Hurricane Harvey could have the McNeese State football team practicing at LSU in the coming days.
Alabama defensive lineman Raekwon Davis suffered a gunshot wound while at a Tuscaloosa bar early Sunday morning.
During Saturday night’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, Les Miles live tweeted the action from start to finish.
Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. suffered a knee injury during the Volunteers’ practice Friday.
ESPN’s “College GameDay” analysts have made their picks for the 2017-18 College Football Playoff.
Lee Corso has made his prediction for the winner of Alabama and Florida State’s season-opening showdown next week.
Kirk Herbstreit thinks Alabama has the talent, but maybe not the player leadership to reach the College Football Playoff this season.
Jake Pratt, an 18-year-old senior with Down syndrome, scored a 34-yard touchdown on the final play of Vestavia Hills’ preseason scrimmage Friday night.
Texas A&M linebacker Dwaine Thomas will transfer from the school, he announced Friday afternoon on Twitter.
Four-star cornerback Jaycee Horn announced his commitment to Tennessee on Thursday evening.
Southeastern Louisiana announced Tuesday that former LSU offensive lineman Maea Teuhema has transferred to the school.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron announced Tuesday night that fifth-year senior Danny Etling has been named as the Tigers’ starting quarterback.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Monday that junior Kelly Bryant has been named the Tigers’ starting quarterback entering the 2017 season.
Three-star wide receiver Shocky Jacques-Louis announced Monday night on Twitter that he has committed to Tennessee.
Missouri defensive lineman Tre Williams said Saturday that he sees similarities between freshman Chris Turner and former Tigers star Shane Ray.
Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said Saturday that he agrees with the school’s decision to cancel an on-campus white nationalist rally scheduled to be held Sept. 11.
For Nick Saban and Alabama, some games on the 2017 schedule undoubtedly will be easy, while others should be a bit more challenging.
LSU defensive tackle signee Tyler Shelvin has been cleared by the NCAA to enroll at the school but can’t play in games this season, it was reported Friday.
Four-star wide receiver Kearis Jackson announced his commitment to Georgia on Saturday afternoon.
Four-star wide receiver Josh Vann announced Saturday that he has committed to South Carolina.
Three-star defensive end Fabien Lovett announced Friday night on Twitter that he has committed to Mississippi State.
Missouri coach Barry Odom said Thursday that JUCO defensive tackle Malik Young did not qualify academically at the school.
Nick Saban has been known to go on news conference rants, and he went on another one Wednesday night.
Alabama and Miami are in negotiations to play against each other in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Game, it was reported Wednesday night.
South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said Saturday following the Gamecocks’ scrimmage that sophomore Jake Bentley has improved as a quarterback.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said after Saturday’s scrimmage that a decision on the Razorbacks’ backup quarterback role would be made soon.
Nick Saban said Saturday after Alabama’s scrimmage that two freshmen offensive tackles have “shown a lot of potential.”
LSU freshman quarterback Myles Brennan played with the first-team offense during the Tigers’ second fall scrimmage Saturday.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Saturday after the Tigers’ second scrimmage that the team has a “loaded” running backs corps.
Josh Dobbs wants to play you in FIFA, the widely popular soccer video game – and he even shared his Xbox Live gamertag so you can.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Saturday after the Tigers’ scrimmage that two freshmen on defense already are “considered starters for us.”
South Carolina safety Jaylin Dickerson will undergo surgery that will cause him to miss the entire 2017 season, coach Will Muschamp announced Saturday.
Greg McElroy said Friday on “The Paul Finebaum Show” that he wouldn’t be surprised if LSU opts to go with an option other than Danny Etling at quarterback.
Auburn may be without one of its running backs in its season opener, Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced Saturday.
Ole Miss defensive tackle Benito Jones was taken to the hospital for precautionary spinal X-rays following a “hard hit” during its scrimmage Saturday.
SEC Network analyst Marcus Spears has questions about Alabama’s front seven turnover heading into the 2017 season.
Georgia has self-reported a secondary violation involving the football program that occurred sometime earlier this year, it was reported Friday.
Ole Miss officials were told per a 2011 separation agreement not to make statements that could harm former coach Houston Nutt’s reputation as a football coach.
Four-star cornerback Nadab Joseph has decommitted from LSU, he announced Thursday on Twitter.
Former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt’s lawsuit against the school and its athletics foundation was dismissed Wednesday by a federal judge.
Kentucky running back Benny Snell freestyled during the Wildcats’ Fan Day Saturday after a fan began beatboxing for him.
North Carolina defensive tackle Marlon Dunlap will transfer to Florida, he announced Sunday afternoon on Twitter.
Four-star outside linebacker DaShaun White has committed to Texas A&M, he announced Sunday afternoon in a video on Twitter.
Four-star running back Dameon Pierce, a one-time Alabama commitment, pledged to Florida on Sunday afternoon.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Saturday that Tigers outside linebacker Arden Key has been impressive in his rehab from an offseason shoulder surgery.
Could it be possible that South Carolina doesn’t have the second-best football team in the state? Newberry College coach Todd Knight seems to think there’s a chance.
During his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech Saturday night, Terrell Davis gave a shoutout to his alma mater by “Calling the Dawgs.”
John Franklin III explained Saturday why he didn’t transfer from Auburn after losing out on the starting quarterback job last season.
Jake Fromm went through all of spring as Georgia’s No. 2 quarterback behind Jacob Eason.
Arkansas released details, including its schedule of events, Saturday for its 2017 Fan Day.
The 2017 season hasn’t yet started, but Tennessee safety Todd Kelly Jr. already feels better as a player.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Friday night that Volunteers defensive tackle Shy Tuttle is “ahead of schedule” in his return from a torn ACL.
Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton is “close to 100 percent” after tearing his ACL near the end of last season, coach Nick Saban said Saturday.
Trevon Diggs spent his true freshman season in 2016 playing wide receiver, but he will be entirely at a new position in 2017.
Lynn Bowden, Kentucky’s top-ranked signee in its 2017 class, has been cleared by the NCAA to join the Wildcats football team.
Two-star prospect Johnquarise Patterson became the latest wide receiver to commit to Mississippi State in its 2018 recruiting class Friday night.
Alabama defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand practiced Thursday during the Crimson Tide’s first practice of fall camp.
Three-star athlete Maureese Wren announced Wednesday night on Twitter that he has committed to Arkansas.
Four-star safety Trey Dean has committed to Tennessee, he announced Wednesday night on Twitter.
Ole Miss tight end Octavious Cooley has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, Rebels interim coach Matt Luke announced Wednesday.
Auburn cornerback Michael Sherwood will transfer from the school, Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Monday.
Auburn safety signee Carlito Gonzalez did not qualify academically and will instead enroll at a junior college, Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Monday.
LSU defensive tackle signee Tyler Shelvin should be enrolling at the school in the near future, Tigers coach Ed Orgeron told reporters Sunday.
LSU offensive lineman signee Seth Stewart will not be joining the program, Tigers coach Ed Orgeron told reporters Sunday.
Paul Finebaum said Sunday morning on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” that Alabama coach Nick Saban is “soft” when it comes to player discipline.
Lynn Bowden, Kentucky’s top-ranked signee in its 2017 class, was absent from the Wildcats’ first day of fall camp Sunday.
Kentucky received a commitment from running back Christopher Rodriguez on Sunday.
Three-star offensive tackle Tanner Antonutti announced Sunday on Twitter that he has committed to Tennessee.
Alabama coach Nick Saban opened a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Nashville on Saturday.
Three-star outside linebacker David Reese has committed to Florida, he announced Saturday on Twitter.
South Carolina will have a live in-game disc jockey at its home games at Williams-Brice Stadium in 2017.
Former Georgia and current Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell says he didn’t know who Nick Saban was when he called him to offer him a scholarship.
Four-star wide receiver Jalen Preston has committed to Texas A&M, he announced Saturday afternoon.
Three-star wide receiver Caleb Chapman announced Saturday on Twitter that he has committed to Texas A&M.
Former Alabama defensive back Aaron Robinson will transfer to UCF, it was reported Saturday.
Auburn released its 2017 fall camp schedule Saturday through its first three weeks of practice.
Houston Nutt’s attorney says Ole Miss is trying to avoid a full disclosure of all of Hugh Freeze’s phone records during his time as Rebels coach.
Ole Miss has filed a motion to dismiss former Rebels coach Houston Nutt’s lawsuit against the school.
Alabama defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand was arrested and charged early Saturday morning with driving under the influence.