STAT WATCH: Ole Miss’ 826 yards 2nd-highest in SEC history

Football 10/08/18, 04:07

Mississippi came within 7 yards of the Southeastern Conference record with its national season-high 826 yards of total offense against Louisiana-Monroe.It was the biggest output nationally since Oklahoma and Texas Tech each amassed 854 yards against each other in October 2016, and in the SEC since Paul "Bear" Bryant's Alabama ...

Tagovailoa throws 4 TD as No. 1 Alabama beats Arkansas 65-31

Sports 10/06/18, 11:49

Every week Alabama seemingly reaches another milestone with yet another blowout.Tua Tagovailoa passed for 334 yards and four touchdowns as No. 1 Alabama ran its winning streak against Arkansas to 12 straight with a 65-31 win Saturday. The Crimson Tide has reached 45 points in six straight games for the ...

Alabama police chief charged with lewd act at Florida beach

U.S. 10/05/18, 07:16

An Alabama police chief has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for actions at a Florida beach.News outlets reported 44-year-old Billy Maurice Driggers was arrested Thursday at his office in Level Plains, Alabama.Panama City Beach, Florida, police said Driggers is accused of fondling himself while watching women at a ...

Improving Arkansas faces tough task against No. 1 Bama

Football 10/05/18, 03:14

Chad Morris is off to a rough start at Arkansas, with his Razorbacks losing four straight games and appearing well on their way to missing out on a bowl game for the second straight season.Just when Morris has Arkansas showing signs of improvement, the first-year coach is about to get ...

College Football Picks: October begins with 14 unbeatens

Football 10/03/18, 15:54

The arrival of October in college football means nonconference game are mostly done, with some notable exceptions involving independents, late-season rivalries and those mid-November cupcakes that have become a Southern staple.Conference play usually means familiar opponents, tighter games and a higher probability for favorites losing. The season's second month begins ...

LSU, Kentucky undefeated starts only part of SEC’s surprises

Football 10/03/18, 12:25

Under Nick Saban, the Alabama Crimson Tide always seems to start the season racking up wins.The Georgia Bulldogs also seem to be starting that trend with Kirby Smart in charge.But not everything is going according to plan in the Southeastern Conference.LSU coach Ed Orgeron, the odds' on favorite to be ...

No. 1 Alabama rolls to 56-14 win over Louisiana-Lafayette

Sports 09/29/18, 15:14

Jaylen Waddle returned a punt for a touchdown and caught two scoring passes, including a 94-yarder, in No. 1 Alabama's 56-14 victory Saturday over Louisiana-Lafayette.Quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts staked the Crimson Tide (5-0) to a 49-0 halftime lead over the Ragin' Cajuns (1-3) en route to the defending ...

Texas A&M going for record 7th win in row over Arkansas

Football 09/28/18, 12:09

Texas A&M has already played — and lost — to No. 1 and No. 2 in the opening month of coach Jimbo Fisher's first season.Still, maybe there is something that the Aggies can take out of those games against potential playoff teams."I think from a psychological standpoint it does (benefit ...

Tennessee’s Pruitt, Georgia’s Smart have much in common

Football 09/27/18, 13:32

Georgia coach Kirby Smart sees the identity that Jeremy Pruitt is trying to build at Tennessee as these two former Alabama defensive coordinators prepare to face off.Pruitt and Smart worked together on Alabama's staff from 2007-12. Pruitt was Georgia's defensive coordinator in the two seasons before Smart took over the ...

Locksley presiding over No. 1 Alabama’s potent offense

Football 09/24/18, 16:28

If Mike Locksley lacks the national cachet of other recent Alabama offensive coordinators, he does have the numbers — and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa — on his side.He's not a big-name former head coach at a football powerhouse, like Lane Kiffin and (briefly) Steve Sarkisian or a longtime NFL assistant like ...

Bad press for No. 1 Alabama? Saban says yes, please

Football 09/23/18, 14:27

Alabama coach Nick Saban had one last request before leaving the podium following the latest lopsided win: Go negative. Please.The top-ranked Crimson Tide's master motivator would like a little bad press to help keep his team grounded. It's been that kind of start for Alabama's season. Saturday's 45-23 win over ...

Summaries of the governor’s races on the ballot in 36 states

U.S. 09/23/18, 10:24

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race:ALABAMARepublican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the ...

Tagovailoa propels No. 1 Bama past No. 22 Texas A&M, 45-23

Football 09/22/18, 19:34

Tua Tagovailoa passed for 387 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 45-23 rout of No. 22 Texas A&M on Saturday.The Crimson Tide (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) easily passed the first test against a ranked team. Kellen Mond and the Aggies ...

Week 4 preview: Saban-Fisher redux in SEC; Ducks face test

Football 09/21/18, 02:47

For the second straight year, Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher will meet in a mentor-mentee matchup.All signs point toward Saban teaching him another lesson when top-ranked Alabama hosts 22nd-ranked Texas A&M on Saturday in one of two games between Top 25 teams. The other has No. 7 Stanford at No. ...

College Football Picks: Stanford-Oregon, Heisman showcase

Football 09/19/18, 13:18

Heisman Trophy winners need Heisman moments and at least a few big-stage games to bolster their resumes on the way to New York.The early season chatter has mostly been dominated by first-year starting quarterbacks from highly ranked teams: Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins and Oklahoma's Kyler Murray.A couple ...

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