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Franklin made Vanderbilt, SEC stronger

It’s a little harder to proclaim the Southeastern Conference as the best football league in the nation now that the streak of winning BCS National Championships has come an end. The SEC still is the best conference, even without a title to prop up this year, because of its depth. (more…) (January 12, 2014)

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    Coaches pick Preseason All-SEC teams

    Ole Miss and Mississippi State each had one first-team selection – linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche for the Rebels and offensive lineman Gabe Jackson for the Bulldogs – and five other second- and third-team choices apiece on the Preseason SEC Coaches All-SEC team. (August 23, 2013, Page 6A)

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      ‘Wild Bill’ Schneller thumbs nose at Arkansas defenders

      Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us about the time “Wild Bill” Schneller’s antics while scoring the game-winning touchdown against Arkansas helped spark post-game brawl in 1938. (October 21, 2011, Page 2B)

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        Nutt to wear Coach to Cure MD patch

        BLOG — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt will be one of several football coaches from the state and nation that will be wearing Coach to Cure MD patches on their arms on Saturday. (more…) (September 23, 2011)

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          Georgia QB Murray excited about opener

          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)

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            SEC’s Mike Slive announces national agenda

            BLOG — HOOVER, Ala. — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive started the annual Media Days event today with a 20-minute proposal regarding new ideas on recruiting and educational requirements for incoming students, among other things. (more…) (July 20, 2011)

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              2010 season big for LSU’s Miles

              It may sound strange to hear that a coach that won 11 or more games his first three seasons as well as a national championship is on the hot seat, but that’s exactly the case for Les Miles at LSU. The 2010 season’s results might well decide if Miles is still coaching at LSU in 2011. (August 31, 2010, Page 7)

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                SEC’s Kickoff 2010 a week away

                SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — In a little over a week, the unofficial start of football in the Southeastern Conference will get underway at the annual SEC Media Days, which is also known as Kickoff 2010. (more…) (July 13, 2010)

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                  Another successful Grove Bowl

                  THE GODFREY SHOW – Late in the third quarter of Saturday’s Grove Bowl the realization hit that spring football in the South must be similar to the crackling atmosphere of a ACC tilt between Maryland and NC State in late October: About 25,000 disinterested fans and families lounging in a cavernous, fairly empty football stadium under blue skies and no humidity. See what Oxford Town’s sports columnist Steven Godfrey has to say about the Rebels as they wrap up their spring training. (April 22, 2010, Page 12)

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