Half of the teams in the Southeastern Conference are ranked in this week’s Associated Press poll. Missouri isn’t one of them. (October 3, 2013, Page 9)
In light of football’s ever-growing concussion crisis, the game is taking precautions at all levels to increase the safety of players.
College football did its part this past offseason to enhance the safety of its players with the introduction of the targeting penalty, where defensive players who hit, or “target,” defenseless ball carriers in the head with the crown of their helmet will automatically be ejected from the game in addition to costing their team 15 yards. (September 26, 2013, Page 8)
HOOVER, Ala. — LSU coach Les Miles had trouble hearing during his time at the podium in the print room at SEC Media Days Thursday. Or maybe he didn’t like a few of the questions. It was hard to tell. (more…) (July 19, 2013, Page 7A)
Georgia coach Mark Richt knows offense after having been a college quarterback and offensive coordinator prior to his time in Athens. He has helped produce some of the most prolific offenses in the history of Florida State and done a great job with the Bulldogs, who have had a bevy of standouts head on to the NFL. (November 2, 2012, Page 7A)
BLOG: Hello from beautiful Oxford, where it’s currently sunny and 57 and is expected to get up to 80 for the Ole Miss-Georgia kickoff at 11:21 a.m. (more…) (September 24, 2011)
One former Rebel recruit will get a chance to play at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium after all.
On Saturday, Marlon Brown will jog out of the visitor’s tunnel and on to Jerry Hollingsworth Field as a member of the Georgia Bulldogs.
As a four-star receiver at Harding Academy in Memphis, Brown was considered the state’s top recruit for the 2009 signing class and when it came down to choosing where he’d play college ball, Brown selected Georgia over other finalists Ohio State, Tennessee and Ole Miss. (September 23, 2011, Page 6A)
VIDEO BLOG: Georgia QB Aaron Murray was named to the preseason All-SEC first team at SEC Media Days. Murray has received a lot of preseason buzz because of the things he accomplished his freshman season. (more…) (July 29, 2011)
During his time with the print media at Thursday’s Southeastern Conference Media Days session, Chizik was asked a handful of questions in different ways about the NCAA and rules violations. His answers didn’t vary much, although he did talk publicly about his conversation with an NCAA official that is involved with infractions. (July 22, 2011, Page 8A)
HOOVER, Ala. — Outside of the Georgia football program, the future for veteran coach Mark Richt looks unsettled and precarious to say the least.
Inside the program, the view of Richt is much different. Whether it was sophomore quarterback Aaron Murray or senior defensive back Brandon Boykin, the belief that Richt will turn the Bulldogs’ fortunes around in 2011 is strong. (more…) (July 22, 2011, Page 8A)
BLOG — HOOVER, Ala. — The second full day of Southeastern Conference Media Days included visits from Kentucky, Georgia, Auburn and Tennessee. (more…) (July 21, 2011)