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  • Andy Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss basketball coach, effective immediately

    Andy Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss basketball coach, effective immediately

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:27 AM EST2018-02-19 16:27:30 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    Andy Kennedy, the winningest basketball coach in Ole Miss history, has stepped down as head coach of the program effective immediately.

    Andy Kennedy, the winningest basketball coach in Ole Miss history, has stepped down as head coach of the program effective immediately.

  • Waters' field goal gives LSU 64-63 win over Missouri

    Waters' field goal gives LSU 64-63 win over Missouri

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-18 02:00:41 GMT
    Tremont Waters (Source: WAFB)Tremont Waters (Source: WAFB)

    Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory against Missouri on Saturday.

    Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory against Missouri on Saturday.

  • Bulldogs remain perfect, win SEC regular season title

    Bulldogs remain perfect, win SEC regular season title

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-19 04:00:43 GMT
    MSU led 36-25 at intermission and went on to win it 76-55 to remain perfect and win the SEC regular season title for the first time in program history.  "It just doesn't get any better than that, y'all," Vic Schaefer said following Sunday night's win over Texas A&M. "It's very, very special. To win a Southeastern Conference Championship, it takes something very special from each of them, and I'm really proud of them." Copyright 2018 M...
    MSU led 36-25 at intermission and went on to win it 76-55 to remain perfect and win the SEC regular season title for the first time in program history.  "It just doesn't get any better than that, y'all," Vic Schaefer said following Sunday night's win over Texas A&M. "It's very, very special. To win a Southeastern Conference Championship, it takes something very special from each of them, and I'm really proud of them." Copyright 2018 M...
  • South Carolina holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75

    South Carolina holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-02-18 03:12:25 GMT
    (Source: WIS)(Source: WIS)

    Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75 on Saturday, ending the Gamecocks' six-game losing streak.

    Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75 on Saturday, ending the Gamecocks' six-game losing streak.

  • Kentucky beats Alabama 81-71 behind Washington's 16 points

    Kentucky beats Alabama 81-71 behind Washington's 16 points

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:29 PM EST2018-02-17 22:29:34 GMT
    (Source: University of Alabama)(Source: University of Alabama)

    PJ Washington scored 16 points, Kevin Knox added 13, and Kentucky beat Alabama 81-71 on Saturday to end a four-game slide.

    PJ Washington scored 16 points, Kevin Knox added 13, and Kentucky beat Alabama 81-71 on Saturday to end a four-game slide.

  • Mic'd Up: Andy Cannizaro

    Mic'd Up: Andy Cannizaro

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:55 PM EST2018-02-16 04:55:51 GMT

    #12 Mississippi State finished up its final practice in Starkville on Wednesday before heading to Hattiesburg for opening weekend.  Andy Cannizaro is entering his second season as head coach of the Bulldogs, he agreed to wear a microphone for WLBT / FOX 40 during Wednesday's practice.  To understand why Cannizaro is such a likable coach, click on the video above.  When asked about facing Southern Miss this weekend, Cannizaro praised Scott Berry's team. ...

    #12 Mississippi State finished up its final practice in Starkville on Wednesday before heading to Hattiesburg for opening weekend.  Andy Cannizaro is entering his second season as head coach of the Bulldogs, he agreed to wear a microphone for WLBT / FOX 40 during Wednesday's practice.  To understand why Cannizaro is such a likable coach, click on the video above.  When asked about facing Southern Miss this weekend, Cannizaro praised Scott Berry's team. ...

  • Former UGA football coach makes history

    Former UGA football coach makes history

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:07 PM EST2018-02-15 22:07:47 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:07 PM EST2018-02-15 22:07:47 GMT

    It’s one of the toughest, yet most rewarding, jobs in college football. 

    It’s one of the toughest, yet most rewarding, jobs in college football. 

  • USC-Clemson game time set for Thanksgiving weekend

    USC-Clemson game time set for Thanksgiving weekend

    Thursday, February 8 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-08 20:53:19 GMT
    (Source: TheBigSpur.com)(Source: TheBigSpur.com)

    The Palmetto Bowl is getting the primetime spotlight as one of the South's oldest rivalries will be televised at 7:30 p.m.

    The Palmetto Bowl is getting the primetime spotlight as one of the South's oldest rivalries will be televised at 7:30 p.m.

  • Gamecocks end SEC play in an unfamiliar place

    Gamecocks end SEC play in an unfamiliar place

    Thursday, February 8 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-02-08 20:51:27 GMT
    (Photo: Ryan Bethea, 247Sports)(Photo: Ryan Bethea, 247Sports)

    South Carolina left Williams-Brice Stadium with a win over Wofford but it was a result elsewhere that earned it a place in the SEC standings it rarely sees.

    South Carolina left Williams-Brice Stadium with a win over Wofford but it was a result elsewhere that earned it a place in the SEC standings it rarely sees.

  • New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day

    New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-02-08 00:01:21 GMT
    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:31 PM EST2018-02-08 03:31:34 GMT
    New SEC coaches deliver mixed results with their first recruiting classes while dealing with challenges of early signing period.
    New SEC coaches deliver mixed results with their first recruiting classes while dealing with challenges of early signing period.
  • INSIDE THE 10: Can the Gamecocks stop the undefeated Bulldogs?

    INSIDE THE 10: Can the Gamecocks stop the undefeated Bulldogs?

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 6:40 PM EST2018-02-07 23:40:48 GMT

    WIS is launching a new sports talk show on Facebook Live! Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Rick Henry, Emery Glover and their special guests will get together at 1801 Grille in downtown Columbia for thirty minutes of spirited college football talk on Facebook Live. 

    WIS is launching a new sports talk show on Facebook Live! Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Rick Henry, Emery Glover and their special guests will get together at 1801 Grille in downtown Columbia for thirty minutes of spirited college football talk on Facebook Live. 

  • #2 Mississippi State uses 13-0 run in 4th to beat #7 South Carolina in front of record crowd

    #2 Mississippi State uses 13-0 run in 4th to beat #7 South Carolina in front of record crowd

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 12:44 AM EST2018-02-06 05:44:57 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    Blair Schaefer said it best Monday night about the record 10,749 at The Hump: "It was loud." #2 Mississippi State trailed #7 South Carolina 44-39 after 3 quarters. The Bulldogs used a 13-0 run in the 4th to remain perfect on the season. MSU beat the Gamecocks 67-53.

    Blair Schaefer said it best Monday night about the record 10,749 at The Hump: "It was loud." #2 Mississippi State trailed #7 South Carolina 44-39 after 3 quarters. The Bulldogs used a 13-0 run in the 4th to remain perfect on the season. MSU beat the Gamecocks 67-53.

  • LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri previews the 2018 Tigers

    LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri previews the 2018 Tigers

    Friday, January 26 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-01-26 20:18:57 GMT

    LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri will preview the 2018 Tigers around noon Friday at Champion’s Club in Alex Box Stadium. We will stream the news conference live when it begins. 

    LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri will preview the 2018 Tigers around noon Friday at Champion’s Club in Alex Box Stadium. We will stream the news conference live when it begins. 

  • Men's Basketball

    Auburn warning of counterfeit tickets to remaining men's basketball games

    Auburn warning of counterfeit tickets to remaining men's basketball games

    Friday, January 26 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-01-26 18:30:40 GMT
    (Source: Auburn Athletics File Photo)(Source: Auburn Athletics File Photo)

    The strong demand for tickets to the Auburn University Men’s Basketball game has prompted the university to warn fans about counterfeit tickets. 

    The strong demand for tickets to the Auburn University Men’s Basketball game has prompted the university to warn fans about counterfeit tickets. 

  • LSU adds another 5-star recruit to highly ranked basketball class

    LSU adds another 5-star recruit to highly ranked basketball class

    The Tigers newest commitment is Emmitt Williams, a five-star power forward from Lehigh Acres, FL. 

    The Tigers newest commitment is Emmitt Williams, a five-star power forward from Lehigh Acres, FL. 

  • LSU players go through rigors of Senior Bowl week

    LSU players go through rigors of Senior Bowl week

    Friday, January 26 2018 7:24 AM EST2018-01-26 12:24:19 GMT
    Christian LaCouture (Source: WAFB)Christian LaCouture (Source: WAFB)

    Becoming a professional football player certainly appears to be a bit awkward at times. The players walk out in front of tons of strangers, then onto a stage wearing nothing but shorts, and next get measured and weighed like cattle.

    Becoming a professional football player certainly appears to be a bit awkward at times. The players walk out in front of tons of strangers, then onto a stage wearing nothing but shorts, and next get measured and weighed like cattle.

  • Hardship waiver for Gamecocks' Cooper denied by NCAA

    Hardship waiver for Gamecocks' Cooper denied by NCAA

    Thursday, January 25 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-01-26 02:14:17 GMT
    (Source: GamecockWBB/Twitter)(Source: GamecockWBB/Twitter)

    South Carolina fans will have to wait one more season to see Te’a Cooper in action. 

    South Carolina fans will have to wait one more season to see Te’a Cooper in action. 

  • No. 19 Auburn pulls away from Missouri, 91-73

    No. 19 Auburn pulls away from Missouri, 91-73

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-01-25 04:58:57 GMT
    (Source: Auburn University)(Source: Auburn University)

    Jared Harper scored 21 points, Bryce Brown and Desean Murray each added 16, and No. 19 Auburn pulled away from Missouri in a 91-73 victory Wednesday night.

    Jared Harper scored 21 points, Bryce Brown and Desean Murray each added 16, and No. 19 Auburn pulled away from Missouri in a 91-73 victory Wednesday night.

  • Auburn long snapper relishing opportunity in spotlight

    Auburn long snapper relishing opportunity in spotlight

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 10:06 PM EST2018-01-24 03:06:20 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Five players from Auburn, five from Alabama, and one from Troy all on hand to take part in the festivities.

    Five players from Auburn, five from Alabama, and one from Troy all on hand to take part in the festivities.

  • No. 1 gym takes down Alabama in front of record crowd

    No. 1 gym takes down Alabama in front of record crowd

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-01-22 16:03:38 GMT
    Julianna Cannamela (Source WAFB)Julianna Cannamela (Source WAFB)

    In front of a sold-out, school record 13,729 fans, the No. 1 LSU gymnastics defeated No. 9 Alabama with a season-best score of 197.450 Friday night inside of the Maravich Center.

    In front of a sold-out, school record 13,729 fans, the No. 1 LSU gymnastics defeated No. 9 Alabama with a season-best score of 197.450 Friday night inside of the Maravich Center.

  • VIDEO: Coach Ed Orgeron post-game comments - LSU vs. Arkansas

    VIDEO: Coach Ed Orgeron post-game comments - LSU vs. Arkansas

    Hear what LSU head coach Ed Orgeron had to say after the Tigers defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks, 33-10, at Tiger Stadium on Nov. 11, 2017. Copyright 2017 WAFB. All rights reserved.
    Hear what LSU head coach Ed Orgeron had to say after the Tigers defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks, 33-10, at Tiger Stadium on Nov. 11, 2017. Copyright 2017 WAFB. All rights reserved.
  • VIDEO: Coach Ed Orgeron post-game comments - LSU vs. Auburn

    Hear what LSU Coach Ed Orgeron had to say after the Tigers defeated Auburn, 27-23, in Tiger Stadium on Oct. 14, 2017. Copyright 2017 WAFB. All rights reserved.

    Hear what LSU Coach Ed Orgeron had to say after the Tigers defeated Auburn, 27-23, in Tiger Stadium on Oct. 14, 2017. Copyright 2017 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • Report: Former LSU coach Les Miles finishes third film role; coaching remains main desire

    Report: Former LSU coach Les Miles finishes third film role; coaching remains main desire

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    Former LSU head football coach, Les Miles, returned to the Capital City earlier this week after finishing two weeks of filming in Texas for his latest movie role, according to the Baton Rouge Business Report.

    Former LSU head football coach, Les Miles, returned to the Capital City earlier this week after finishing two weeks of filming in Texas for his latest movie role, according to the Baton Rouge Business Report.

  • Tim Tebow gets second straight Spring Training invite

    Tim Tebow gets second straight Spring Training invite

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:00 PM EST2018-01-19 21:00:19 GMT
    Tim Tebow (Source: MLB Network)Tim Tebow (Source: MLB Network)

    Former Columbia Fireflies outfielder and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow is headed back to Spring Training. 

    Former Columbia Fireflies outfielder and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow is headed back to Spring Training. 

  • 3 pipes leak inside Tiger Stadium, damage believed to be minimal

    3 pipes leak inside Tiger Stadium, damage believed to be minimal

    Friday, January 19 2018 10:52 AM EST2018-01-19 15:52:41 GMT

    Crews at LSU are cleaning up after three pipes inside Tiger Stadium started leaking Friday morning. Ernie Ballard, a spokesman for the university, said all of the pipes were quickly shut off.

    Crews at LSU are cleaning up after three pipes inside Tiger Stadium started leaking Friday morning. Ernie Ballard, a spokesman for the university, said all of the pipes were quickly shut off.

  • Petty's 27 points help put an end to Auburn win streak

    Petty's 27 points help put an end to Auburn win streak

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:43 PM EST2018-01-18 03:43:08 GMT
    John Petty scores 27 points in Alabama's 76-71 win over Auburn in Coleman Coliseum (Source: WBRC News)John Petty scores 27 points in Alabama's 76-71 win over Auburn in Coleman Coliseum (Source: WBRC News)

    Behind a hot night from John Petty, the Alabama Crimson Tide (12-6, 4-2) ended the No. 17 Auburn Tigers' (16-2, 4-1) 14-game winning streak on the hardwood.

    Behind a hot night from John Petty, the Alabama Crimson Tide (12-6, 4-2) ended the No. 17 Auburn Tigers' (16-2, 4-1) 14-game winning streak on the hardwood.

  • UK Holds Annual Media Day

    UK Holds Annual Media Day

    Sunday, July 30 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-07-30 22:16:57 GMT
    LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE)   Hope springs eternal as the University of Kentucky football team gears up for another season.  The team held their annual media day on Sunday for all the coaches and players to weigh in on the upcoming season.  "We all do that let's go work on let's go play let's not talk about it and worry about all that and get better," said head coach, Mark Stoops.   The team is also starting camp on Sunday, and the players are excited to get to...
    LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE)   Hope springs eternal as the University of Kentucky football team gears up for another season.  The team held their annual media day on Sunday for all the coaches and players to weigh in on the upcoming season.  "We all do that let's go work on let's go play let's not talk about it and worry about all that and get better," said head coach, Mark Stoops.   The team is also starting camp on Sunday, and the players are excited to get to...
  • Ole Miss hands Florida their first SEC loss

    Ole Miss hands Florida their first SEC loss

    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-01-14 05:05:44 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    Bruce Stevens scored 22 points, Deandre Burnett added 20, and the Rebels held off Florida for a 78-72 win on Saturday afternoon.

    Bruce Stevens scored 22 points, Deandre Burnett added 20, and the Rebels held off Florida for a 78-72 win on Saturday afternoon.

  • WELCOME BACK: Marcus Lattimore joins USC football staff

    WELCOME BACK: Marcus Lattimore joins USC football staff

    Friday, January 12 2018 3:56 PM EST2018-01-12 20:56:05 GMT
    Will Muschamp shares a laugh with Marcus Lattimore in Friday's news conference. Lattimore has been named USC's new director of player development. (Source: WIS)Will Muschamp shares a laugh with Marcus Lattimore in Friday's news conference. Lattimore has been named USC's new director of player development. (Source: WIS)

    South Carolina legend Marcus Lattimore will return to his alma mater's football program in an off-the-field role. 

    South Carolina legend Marcus Lattimore will return to his alma mater's football program in an off-the-field role. 

  • After stellar season, Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp and his assistants just got new contracts

    After stellar season, Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp and his assistants just got new contracts

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:01 AM EST2018-01-12 16:01:35 GMT
    (Source: WIS)(Source: WIS)

    South Carolina’s Board of Trustees just approved new contracts for head football coach Will Muschamp and his assistants along with strength and conditioning coach Jeff Dillman.

    South Carolina’s Board of Trustees just approved new contracts for head football coach Will Muschamp and his assistants along with strength and conditioning coach Jeff Dillman.

  • LSU introduces Steve Ensminger as new offensive coordinator

    LSU introduces Steve Ensminger as new offensive coordinator

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-01-12 15:20:11 GMT

    LSU has promoted Steve Ensminger to the position of offensive coordinator. He will be officially announced as the new OC during a news conference at noon.

    LSU has promoted Steve Ensminger to the position of offensive coordinator. He will be officially announced as the new OC during a news conference at noon.

  • LSU's Guice will enter the 2018 NFL Draft

    LSU's Guice will enter the 2018 NFL Draft

    LSU running back Derrius Guice will enter this year's NFL Draft. 

    LSU running back Derrius Guice will enter this year's NFL Draft. 

  • Saban, Smart discuss focal points entering Monday

    Saban, Smart discuss focal points entering Monday

    Sunday, January 7 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-01-07 20:11:39 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Alabama is looking for its fifth national title in the last nine season. Georgia is going for its first national title in 38 years.

    Alabama is looking for its fifth national title in the last nine season. Georgia is going for its first national title in 38 years.

  • The reunion of Karle & Finebaum

    The reunion of Karle & Finebaum

    Sunday, January 7 2018 12:11 AM EST2018-01-07 05:11:18 GMT

    Rick Karle and Paul Finebaum go back close to 25 years and even though they may not see one another often, they can pick up right where they left off.

    Rick Karle and Paul Finebaum go back close to 25 years and even though they may not see one another often, they can pick up right where they left off.

  • Mississippi State DE Montez Sweat will return for senior season

    Mississippi State DE Montez Sweat will return for senior season

    Saturday, January 6 2018 1:32 PM EST2018-01-06 18:32:02 GMT

    A first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection and the league leader in sacks and tackles for loss in 2017, Montez Sweat has unfinished business in Starkville as the defensive end announced Saturday morning that he will return to Mississippi State for his senior season in 2018.

    A first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection and the league leader in sacks and tackles for loss in 2017, Montez Sweat has unfinished business in Starkville as the defensive end announced Saturday morning that he will return to Mississippi State for his senior season in 2018.

  • AU Quarterback to play another year, opts out of draft

    AU Quarterback to play another year, opts out of draft

    Friday, January 5 2018 8:39 PM EST2018-01-06 01:39:37 GMT
    (Source: Jarrett Stidham)(Source: Jarrett Stidham)

    Auburn University's quarterback, Jarrett Stidham has decided to stay at Auburn. 

    Auburn University's quarterback, Jarrett Stidham has decided to stay at Auburn. 

  • Friday night arrival in Atlanta for Tide, Bulldogs

    Friday night arrival in Atlanta for Tide, Bulldogs

    Friday, January 5 2018 9:26 PM EST2018-01-06 02:26:05 GMT

    Both Alabama and Georgia both hit the road for Atlanta Friday ahead of Monday night's big SEC Showdown in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

    Both Alabama and Georgia both hit the road for Atlanta Friday ahead of Monday night's big SEC Showdown in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

  • Governor Nathan Deal backs the Bulldogs in tweet

    Governor Nathan Deal backs the Bulldogs in tweet

    Thursday, January 4 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-01-05 03:17:14 GMT
    Governor Nathan Deal shows support for the Bulldogs on Twitter. (Source: @GovernorDeal Twitter page)Governor Nathan Deal shows support for the Bulldogs on Twitter. (Source: @GovernorDeal Twitter page)

    Governor Nathan Deal proclaimed on Twitter that Friday is for the University of Georgia Bulldogs.

    Governor Nathan Deal proclaimed on Twitter that Friday is for the University of Georgia Bulldogs.

  • Carolina rallies in second half to beat Michigan in Outback Bowl

    Carolina rallies in second half to beat Michigan in Outback Bowl

    Monday, January 1 2018 7:28 PM EST2018-01-02 00:28:16 GMT
    South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley throws a pass against Michigan during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley throws a pass against Michigan during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    For Gamecock fans, the outcome of the game looked as gloomy as the weather in Tampa early on. However, South Carolina rallied in the second half posting 23 unanswered points to come away with a 26-19 win over Michigan. 

    For Gamecock fans, the outcome of the game looked as gloomy as the weather in Tampa early on. However, South Carolina rallied in the second half posting 23 unanswered points to come away with a 26-19 win over Michigan. 

  • Ole Miss' Breeland Speaks forgoes senior season; will enter 2018 NFL Draft

    Ole Miss' Breeland Speaks forgoes senior season; will enter 2018 NFL Draft

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 5:14 PM EST2017-12-26 22:14:48 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Ole Miss junior defensive lineman Breeland Speaks is electing to forgo his senior year of college and enter his name for the upcoming 2018 National Football League Draft, he announced Tuesday.

    Ole Miss junior defensive lineman Breeland Speaks is electing to forgo his senior year of college and enter his name for the upcoming 2018 National Football League Draft, he announced Tuesday.

  • From Canton Tiger to LSU Tiger: JUCO All-American Damien Lewis heading to SEC

    From Canton Tiger to LSU Tiger: JUCO All-American Damien Lewis heading to SEC

    Thursday, December 21 2017 11:48 PM EST2017-12-22 04:48:17 GMT

    The offensive lineman signed with LSU after a stellar two seasons at Northwest. Lewis is a two-time NJCAA All-American.

    The offensive lineman signed with LSU after a stellar two seasons at Northwest. Lewis is a two-time NJCAA All-American.

  • LSU back at practice, focus turns to Notre Dame

    LSU back at practice, focus turns to Notre Dame

    Derrius Guice should be avaliable for Notre Dame game. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerrius Guice should be avaliable for Notre Dame game. Source: Mark LaGrange
    LSU went back to work this week in preparation for the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame. A win would be nice, but this is also a chance to get some freshman playing time to get ready for 2018. Well it'll come in practice only. "Those guys will get more reps. So I'll give them a couple of more reps at the end of a team period. It's sending the wrong message to our football team. It's all focus on winning the game. Exactly what we did last year," said LSU Head Coach Ed Org...
    LSU went back to work this week in preparation for the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame. A win would be nice, but this is also a chance to get some freshman playing time to get ready for 2018. Well it'll come in practice only. "Those guys will get more reps. So I'll give them a couple of more reps at the end of a team period. It's sending the wrong message to our football team. It's all focus on winning the game. Exactly what we did last year," said LSU Head Coach Ed Org...
  • Giant Panda makes prediction in AU, UCF Peach Bowl game

    Giant Panda makes prediction in AU, UCF Peach Bowl game

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:46 PM EST2017-12-13 21:46:08 GMT
    (Source: Zoo Atlanta)(Source: Zoo Atlanta)

    Forget the stats. Forget the number of games won. Forget the power players. Forget the coaches. Now, how do you determine who wins when Auburn and Central Florida meet in Atlanta for the Peach Bowl? 

    Forget the stats. Forget the number of games won. Forget the power players. Forget the coaches. Now, how do you determine who wins when Auburn and Central Florida meet in Atlanta for the Peach Bowl? 

  • ESPN previews Outback Bowl with Michigan, Mississippi State

    ESPN previews Outback Bowl with Michigan, Mississippi State

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-12-12 21:12:53 GMT
    (Source: sctvman/Twitter)(Source: sctvman/Twitter)

    ESPN recently provided a breakdown of the Outback Bowl with a team that’s not playing in that game. 

    ESPN recently provided a breakdown of the Outback Bowl with a team that’s not playing in that game. 

  • Shea Patterson announces transfer from Ole Miss to Michigan

    Shea Patterson announces transfer from Ole Miss to Michigan

    Monday, December 11 2017 1:27 PM EST2017-12-11 18:27:19 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson visited Michigan on Saturday. He made his departure from Oxford official on Monday.

    Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson visited Michigan on Saturday. He made his departure from Oxford official on Monday.

  • Former Gulf Coast, LSU defensive back commits to Alabama

    Former Gulf Coast, LSU defensive back commits to Alabama

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:49 PM EST2017-12-07 04:49:15 GMT
    MGCCC, former LSU defensive back Saivion SmithMGCCC, former LSU defensive back Saivion Smith

    After one year with Mississippi Gulf Coast, a former LSU defensive back is taking his talents to another SEC West power. 

    After one year with Mississippi Gulf Coast, a former LSU defensive back is taking his talents to another SEC West power. 

  • Arkansas hires Chad Morris as new football coach

    Arkansas hires Chad Morris as new football coach

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:18 PM EST2017-12-06 19:18:05 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:20 PM EST2017-12-06 19:20:21 GMT
    (Source: Razorback Football via Twitter)(Source: Razorback Football via Twitter)

    A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Arkansas has hired SMU's Chad Morris to become the school's new football coach.

    A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Arkansas has hired SMU's Chad Morris to become the school's new football coach.

  • Report: Shea Patterson among 3 Rebels planning to visit Michigan

    Report: Shea Patterson among 3 Rebels planning to visit Michigan

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 7:43 PM EST2017-12-06 00:43:38 GMT

    A Big Ten plane is the talk of The Sip. Jim Harbaugh touched down in Oxford on Tuesday. The Michigan head coach is trying to attract a trio of Rebels.

    A Big Ten plane is the talk of The Sip. Jim Harbaugh touched down in Oxford on Tuesday. The Michigan head coach is trying to attract a trio of Rebels.

  • Sports

    Auburn, Malzahn agree to contract extension through 2024

    Auburn, Malzahn agree to contract extension through 2024

    Monday, December 4 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-12-04 22:21:07 GMT
    Source: Jordan Smith, WBRCSource: Jordan Smith, WBRC

    Gus Malzahn said Saturday night he wanted to be the head coach at Auburn in 2018. The university gave him his wish on Sunday. Malzahn inked an extension to remain with the Tigers through 2024.

    Gus Malzahn said Saturday night he wanted to be the head coach at Auburn in 2018. The university gave him his wish on Sunday. Malzahn inked an extension to remain with the Tigers through 2024.

  • BREAKING

    NCAA hits Ole Miss with additional year of bowl ban, scholarship restrictions

    NCAA hits Ole Miss with additional year of bowl ban, scholarship restrictions

    Saturday, December 2 2017 1:24 AM EST2017-12-02 06:24:29 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    On Friday, the NCAA announced the penalties for Ole Miss in the case involving improper recruiting and other violations.

    On Friday, the NCAA announced the penalties for Ole Miss in the case involving improper recruiting and other violations.

  • Joe Moorhead introduced as Mississippi State head coach

    Joe Moorhead introduced as Mississippi State head coach

    Thursday, November 30 2017 5:14 PM EST2017-11-30 22:14:16 GMT

    The former Penn State offensive coordinator and Fordham head coach wants to take advantage of what Dan Mullen built over the last 9 seasons.

    The former Penn State offensive coordinator and Fordham head coach wants to take advantage of what Dan Mullen built over the last 9 seasons.

  • Ole Miss football will learn NCAA fate on Friday

    Ole Miss football will learn NCAA fate on Friday

    Thursday, November 30 2017 4:11 PM EST2017-11-30 21:11:40 GMT
    WLBT archivesWLBT archives

    Ole Miss finished their meeting Tuesday with the NCAA Committee on Infractions. The two day hearing took place in Covington, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati. The Rebels are charged with 21 total violations, 15 of the Level 1 variety (most serious).

    Ole Miss finished their meeting Tuesday with the NCAA Committee on Infractions. The two day hearing took place in Covington, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati. The Rebels are charged with 21 total violations, 15 of the Level 1 variety (most serious).

  • Joe's Journey to The Junction

    Joe's Journey to The Junction

    Thursday, November 30 2017 12:00 AM EST2017-11-30 05:00:55 GMT

    You've seen his face popped up on billboards on County Line Road and I-55. Joe Moorhead is a proven commodity in the northeast but unknown to plenty in the southeast.

    You've seen his face popped up on billboards on County Line Road and I-55. Joe Moorhead is a proven commodity in the northeast but unknown to plenty in the southeast.

  • MSU #3 in Coaches Poll, play in Jackson on Wednesday

    MSU #3 in Coaches Poll, play in Jackson on Wednesday

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 7:21 PM EST2017-11-29 00:21:43 GMT
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    In addition to rating as one of the country’s best at knocking down the 3-pointer, the Bulldog women’s basketball team remained No. 3 in this week’s USA Today Coaches Poll heading into a Wednesday night contest against Louisiana at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. Tipoff is at 7:00pm.

    In addition to rating as one of the country’s best at knocking down the 3-pointer, the Bulldog women’s basketball team remained No. 3 in this week’s USA Today Coaches Poll heading into a Wednesday night contest against Louisiana at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. Tipoff is at 7:00pm.

  • Auburn's football field hedges damaged after Iron Bowl win

    Auburn's football field hedges damaged after Iron Bowl win

    Monday, November 27 2017 7:14 PM EST2017-11-28 00:14:04 GMT

    Ground crews are still cleaning up Jordan-Hare Stadium days after the Tigers' Iron Bowl victory saw fans jump over (and into) the neatly pruned hedges and flood onto Pat Dye the playing field.

    Ground crews are still cleaning up Jordan-Hare Stadium days after the Tigers' Iron Bowl victory saw fans jump over (and into) the neatly pruned hedges and flood onto Pat Dye the playing field.

  • Florida announces Dan Mullen as head football coach

    Florida announces Dan Mullen as head football coach

    Monday, November 27 2017 9:22 AM EST2017-11-27 14:22:30 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Mullen is 69-46 as the Bulldogs’ head coach, six wins shy of tying Jackie Sherrill’s all-time mark for most career wins at the school. 

    Mullen is 69-46 as the Bulldogs’ head coach, six wins shy of tying Jackie Sherrill’s all-time mark for most career wins at the school. 

  • Swinney gets 100th win as Tigers roll over Gamecocks in 34-10 win

    Swinney gets 100th win as Tigers roll over Gamecocks in 34-10 win

    Sunday, November 26 2017 12:55 AM EST2017-11-26 05:55:33 GMT
    Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney runs onto the field before an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Clemson defeated South Carolina 34-10. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney runs onto the field before an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Clemson defeated South Carolina 34-10. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Kelly Bryant’s 272 passing yards and Hunter Renfrow’s two touchdown catches along with Clemson's stifling defense helped the Tigers come away with a 34-10 win over South Carolina for Dabo Swinney’s 100th career win.

    Kelly Bryant’s 272 passing yards and Hunter Renfrow’s two touchdown catches along with Clemson's stifling defense helped the Tigers come away with a 34-10 win over South Carolina for Dabo Swinney’s 100th career win.

  • Seniors star in seventh-straight win over Aggies

    Seniors star in seventh-straight win over Aggies

    Sunday, November 26 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-11-26 05:14:00 GMT
    LSU celebrates rout of Texas A&M November 25, 2017 (Source: Mark LaGrange)LSU celebrates rout of Texas A&M November 25, 2017 (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    In the final regular season game of the season, No. 18 LSU looks to continue their 10-win streak against the Texas A&M Aggies for the Senior Night matchup in Tiger Stadium.

    In the final regular season game of the season, No. 18 LSU looks to continue their 10-win streak against the Texas A&M Aggies for the Senior Night matchup in Tiger Stadium.

  • Sports

    Will Bama still make the playoffs? Saban makes his case

    Will Bama still make the playoffs? Saban makes his case

    Saturday, November 25 2017 11:51 PM EST2017-11-26 04:51:28 GMT

    Will the 11-1 Crimson Tide be playoff bound?

    Will the 11-1 Crimson Tide be playoff bound?

  • Jackson and Cards cruise past Wildcats

    Saturday, November 25 2017 9:39 PM EST2017-11-26 02:39:03 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lamar Jackson accounted for 372 yards and two passing touchdowns, along with being involved in a first-quarter fight, Reggie Bonnafon rushed for two scores and Louisville coasted past rival Kentucky 44-17 on Saturday to reclaim the Governor's Cup.      The Cardinals (8-4) led 31-10 at halftime to easily avenge last year's upset loss to the Wildcats. Play was chippy throughout, and tempers flared early as Heisman Trophy winner Jackson and Kentucky l...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lamar Jackson accounted for 372 yards and two passing touchdowns, along with being involved in a first-quarter fight, Reggie Bonnafon rushed for two scores and Louisville coasted past rival Kentucky 44-17 on Saturday to reclaim the Governor's Cup.      The Cardinals (8-4) led 31-10 at halftime to easily avenge last year's upset loss to the Wildcats. Play was chippy throughout, and tempers flared early as Heisman Trophy winner Jackson and Kentucky l...
  • Auburn reveals Charles Barkley statue outside Auburn Arena

    Auburn reveals Charles Barkley statue outside Auburn Arena

    Saturday, November 25 2017 2:23 PM EST2017-11-25 19:23:19 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Saturday afternoon Barkley had his own statue unveiled outside Auburn Arena where the basketball team plays its games.

    Saturday afternoon Barkley had his own statue unveiled outside Auburn Arena where the basketball team plays its games.

  • Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-25 00:11:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

  • Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:11 PM EST2017-11-24 23:11:04 GMT
    Source: WLBT/FOX 40 SportsSource: WLBT/FOX 40 Sports

    Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game

    Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game

  • South Carolina dusts off after shaky start, pummels Wofford 31-10

    South Carolina dusts off after shaky start, pummels Wofford 31-10

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:23 PM EST2017-11-19 02:23:55 GMT
    South Caroilna's Jake Bentley celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Wofford during second-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Caroilna's Jake Bentley celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Wofford during second-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    South Carolina (8-3, 5-3 SEC) shrugged off a shaky offensive start and took care of the Wofford Terriers (9-2, 7-1 SoCon) at Williams-Brice Stadium. South Carolina started the game with a leaky drive, followed by a punt in Wofford territory. The Terriers quickly answered back with a sustained drive of their own, grinding over seven minutes off the clock after a facemask penalty pushed Wofford past midfield. Wofford was unable to capitalize, though, and cashed in with a field goal. ...

    South Carolina (8-3, 5-3 SEC) shrugged off a shaky offensive start and took care of the Wofford Terriers (9-2, 7-1 SoCon) at Williams-Brice Stadium. South Carolina started the game with a leaky drive, followed by a punt in Wofford territory. The Terriers quickly answered back with a sustained drive of their own, grinding over seven minutes off the clock after a facemask penalty pushed Wofford past midfield. Wofford was unable to capitalize, though, and cashed in with a field goal. ...

  • UA confirms athletic director out, Long releases statement

    UA confirms athletic director out, Long releases statement

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:38 AM EST2017-11-15 15:38:46 GMT
    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-11-16 02:14:04 GMT

    Jeff Long is now the former athletic director of the University of Arkansas, according to a university official.

    Jeff Long is now the former athletic director of the University of Arkansas, according to a university official.

  • SEC: Standings and Weekend Matchups

    SEC: Standings and Weekend Matchups

    The Tigers hit the road to face the Tennessee Vols Saturday night in Knoxville.

    The Tigers hit the road to face the Tennessee Vols Saturday night in Knoxville.

  • Alabama at No. 1, Auburn up to No. 6 in 3rd College Football Playoff rankings

    Alabama at No. 1, Auburn up to No. 6 in 3rd College Football Playoff rankings

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:50 PM EST2017-11-15 02:50:28 GMT
    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)

    Alabama is now No. 1 after Georgia's loss to Auburn Saturday, and Alabama's win over Mississippi State. Auburn's win over Georgia jumped them from No. 10 to No. 6 in this week's rankings.

    Alabama is now No. 1 after Georgia's loss to Auburn Saturday, and Alabama's win over Mississippi State. Auburn's win over Georgia jumped them from No. 10 to No. 6 in this week's rankings.

  • Gamecocks win ugly battle over Florida 28-20

    Gamecocks win ugly battle over Florida 28-20

    Saturday, November 11 2017 8:07 PM EST2017-11-12 01:07:50 GMT
    South Carolina's Mon Denson breaks away from Florida's Jeawon Taylor during first-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Carolina's Mon Denson breaks away from Florida's Jeawon Taylor during first-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but South Carolina will take it. Despite three first-quarter turnovers, the Gamecocks defeated Florida 28-20 thanks to a dominant rushing attack. 

    It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but South Carolina will take it. Despite three first-quarter turnovers, the Gamecocks defeated Florida 28-20 thanks to a dominant rushing attack. 

  • USC basketball teams raises Final Four, championship banners before home openers

    USC basketball teams raises Final Four, championship banners before home openers

    Friday, November 10 2017 7:20 PM EST2017-11-11 00:20:57 GMT
    Championship banners! (Source: Emery Glover/WIS)Championship banners! (Source: Emery Glover/WIS)

    The celebration for South Carolina historic hoops run will continue at Colonial Life Arena.

    The celebration for South Carolina historic hoops run will continue at Colonial Life Arena.

  • Confidence remains high for Gamecocks with Florida up next

    Confidence remains high for Gamecocks with Florida up next

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:43 PM EST2017-11-08 02:43:19 GMT
    South Carolina's Bryan Edwards makes a touchdown catch in front of Georgia's Malkom Parrish in Athens, Ga. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Carolina's Bryan Edwards makes a touchdown catch in front of Georgia's Malkom Parrish in Athens, Ga. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    If there's one thing the South Carolina Gamecocks haven't lacked this season, it's confidence. 

    If there's one thing the South Carolina Gamecocks haven't lacked this season, it's confidence. 

  • BREAKING

    Alabama sitting 5-star freshman guard because of eligibility issue

    Alabama sitting 5-star freshman guard because of eligibility issue

    Monday, November 6 2017 8:23 PM EST2017-11-07 01:23:01 GMT

    According to Alabama's athletics director, freshman basketball player Colin Sexton will not see any playing time until an eligibility issue is resolved with the NCAA.

    According to Alabama's athletics director, freshman basketball player Colin Sexton will not see any playing time until an eligibility issue is resolved with the NCAA.

  • Balanced offense helps Bulldogs push past Gamecocks 24-10

    Balanced offense helps Bulldogs push past Gamecocks 24-10

    Saturday, November 4 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-11-05 00:13:16 GMT
    South Carolina's Jake Bentley is sacked by Georgia's Roquan Smith in Athens, Ga. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Carolina's Jake Bentley is sacked by Georgia's Roquan Smith in Athens, Ga. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    Georgia’s balanced offense and two Jake Fromm passing touchdowns would be too much for Carolina to overcome as the Gamecocks fell to the top-ranked Bulldogs 24-10. 

    Georgia’s balanced offense and two Jake Fromm passing touchdowns would be too much for Carolina to overcome as the Gamecocks fell to the top-ranked Bulldogs 24-10. 

  • No. 14 Auburn cruises past Texas A&M 42-27

    No. 14 Auburn cruises past Texas A&M 42-27

    Saturday, November 4 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-11-04 21:20:49 GMT
    (Source: Texas A&M Athletics)(Source: Texas A&M Athletics)

    In a game that began as a defensive battle, the Auburn offense came to life in what soon became a shootout in No. 14 Auburn's 42-27 win over Texas A&M Saturday.

    In a game that began as a defensive battle, the Auburn offense came to life in what soon became a shootout in No. 14 Auburn's 42-27 win over Texas A&M Saturday.

  • Sports

    Jay Jacobs speaks about looming departure as Auburn's AD

    Jay Jacobs speaks about looming departure as Auburn's AD

    Saturday, November 4 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-11-04 18:36:22 GMT
    Source: Christina Chambers/WBRCSource: Christina Chambers/WBRC

    Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs was in College Station Saturday for the Auburn vs. Texas A&M game.

    Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs was in College Station Saturday for the Auburn vs. Texas A&M game.

  • SEC teams rumored to be interested in Memphis' Norvell

    SEC teams rumored to be interested in Memphis' Norvell

    Monday, October 30 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-10-30 23:32:36 GMT
    Mike Norvell (Source: WMC Action News 5)Mike Norvell (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    The Florida Gators fired head football coach Jim McElwain after the team's 42-7 blowout loss Saturday against rival Georgia, prompting some to wonder if University of Memphis head coach Mike Norvell might be a candidate for the opening. 

    The Florida Gators fired head football coach Jim McElwain after the team's 42-7 blowout loss Saturday against rival Georgia, prompting some to wonder if University of Memphis head coach Mike Norvell might be a candidate for the opening. 

  • Dan Mullen addresses Florida speculation in MSU weekly press conference

    Dan Mullen addresses Florida speculation in MSU weekly press conference

    Monday, October 30 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-10-30 21:58:48 GMT

    Mullen won a pair of national titles as Gators offensive coordinator before coming to MSU. He addressed the speculation today in his weekly press conference.

    Mullen won a pair of national titles as Gators offensive coordinator before coming to MSU. He addressed the speculation today in his weekly press conference.

  • Lunch with Coach O - Alabama Preview

    Lunch with Coach O - Alabama Preview

    Monday, October 30 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-10-30 17:53:06 GMT

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron previewed the upcoming battle against Alabama during his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron previewed the upcoming battle against Alabama during his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

  • Rachel Richlinski recaps Bulldog domination in College Station

    Rachel Richlinski recaps Bulldog domination in College Station

    Sunday, October 29 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-10-30 02:26:17 GMT

    Before its trip to College Station, Mississippi State’s only losses of the season came from road trips. That changed with a 35-14 win over the Aggies, and with that victory the Bulldogs are eligible for their 8th straight bowl game.

    Before its trip to College Station, Mississippi State’s only losses of the season came from road trips. That changed with a 35-14 win over the Aggies, and with that victory the Bulldogs are eligible for their 8th straight bowl game.

  • Cats late rally nips Vols

    Cats late rally nips Vols

    Sunday, October 29 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-29 04:00:28 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
        LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stephen Johnson ran for an 11-yard touchdown with 33 seconds remaining and hit Benny Snell with the 2-point conversion pass, Snell rushed for three touchdowns and Kentucky rallied past Tennessee 29-26 Saturday night for its first win over the Volunteers since 2011.      The Wildcats (6-2, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) overcame four lost fumbles and a sluggish second half before responding with a final TD drive behind Snell, who ru...
        LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stephen Johnson ran for an 11-yard touchdown with 33 seconds remaining and hit Benny Snell with the 2-point conversion pass, Snell rushed for three touchdowns and Kentucky rallied past Tennessee 29-26 Saturday night for its first win over the Volunteers since 2011.      The Wildcats (6-2, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) overcame four lost fumbles and a sluggish second half before responding with a final TD drive behind Snell, who ru...
  • Bentley, Turner lead Gamecocks past Vandy in 34-27 win

    Bentley, Turner lead Gamecocks past Vandy in 34-27 win

    Saturday, October 28 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-10-29 02:45:06 GMT
    South Carolina's A.J. Turner dives towards the endzone against Vanderbilt during first-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. The Gamecocks scored on the next play. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Carolina's A.J. Turner dives towards the endzone against Vanderbilt during first-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. The Gamecocks scored on the next play. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    While fans got a chance to witness the women’s basketball team receive their national championship rings, they also were sent home smiling after the Gamecocks picked up a 34-27 win over Vanderbilt. 

    While fans got a chance to witness the women’s basketball team receive their national championship rings, they also were sent home smiling after the Gamecocks picked up a 34-27 win over Vanderbilt. 

  • Sports

    No. 1 Bama wins 11th straight over rival Tennessee

    No. 1 Bama wins 11th straight over rival Tennessee

    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-10-21 23:37:07 GMT

    Think about where you were 11 years ago. Remember what the world was like? Remember how young you were? Remember your daily routine? That’s how long it’s been since Tennessee beat Alabama.

    Think about where you were 11 years ago. Remember what the world was like? Remember how young you were? Remember your daily routine? That’s how long it’s been since Tennessee beat Alabama.

  • Alabama’s athletic director visits Columbus

    Alabama’s athletic director visits Columbus

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-10-20 01:42:21 GMT
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The University of Alabama’s Athletic Director, Greg Byrne visited Columbus Tuesday night to get fans excited for the start of the 2017 football season. 

    The University of Alabama’s Athletic Director, Greg Byrne visited Columbus Tuesday night to get fans excited for the start of the 2017 football season. 

  • Lunch with Coach O - Ole Miss Preview

    Lunch with Coach O - Ole Miss Preview

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-10-17 11:02:12 GMT

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron recapped the dramatic comeback win over Auburn and previewed the upcoming matchup with Ole Miss in Oxford during his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron recapped the dramatic comeback win over Auburn and previewed the upcoming matchup with Ole Miss in Oxford during his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

  • Third Saturday remains a football rivalry for Alabama & Tennessee

    Third Saturday remains a football rivalry for Alabama & Tennessee

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:51:11 GMT
    Source: WBRC graphicsSource: WBRC graphics

    Consider this, University of Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts was in the third grade the last time Bama lost to Tennessee.

    Consider this, University of Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts was in the third grade the last time Bama lost to Tennessee.

  • Gamecocks' Wonnum earns SEC honor for second straight week

    Gamecocks' Wonnum earns SEC honor for second straight week

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:12:03 GMT
    (Source: TheBigSpur.com)(Source: TheBigSpur.com)

    For the second straight week, sophomore D.J. Wonnum is back in the SEC spotlight. 

    For the second straight week, sophomore D.J. Wonnum is back in the SEC spotlight. 

  • Tommy Tuberville weighs in on future plans, Auburn football and Alabama’s Jalen Hurts

    Tommy Tuberville weighs in on future plans, Auburn football and Alabama’s Jalen Hurts

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-10-16 18:34:31 GMT
    Source: Christina Chambers/WBRCSource: Christina Chambers/WBRC

    Former Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville was the guest speaker at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club in Birmingham.

    Former Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville was the guest speaker at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club in Birmingham.

  • LSU returns to top 25 in AP, Coaches polls following historic comeback

    LSU returns to top 25 in AP, Coaches polls following historic comeback

    The Tigers are starting to feel like themselves again. LSU (5-2; 2-1 SEC) is back in both the AP and Coaches polls after its come-from-behind upset over then No. 10 Auburn (5-2; 3-1 SEC).

    The Tigers are starting to feel like themselves again. LSU (5-2; 2-1 SEC) is back in both the AP and Coaches polls after its come-from-behind upset over then No. 10 Auburn (5-2; 3-1 SEC).

  • Shea Patterson accounts for 5 TDs as Ole Miss beats Vanderbilt

    Shea Patterson accounts for 5 TDs as Ole Miss beats Vanderbilt

    Saturday, October 14 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-10-14 23:55:11 GMT

    Shea Patterson threw for 351 yards as the Rebels beat Vanderbilt 57-35 on Saturday.

    Shea Patterson threw for 351 yards as the Rebels beat Vanderbilt 57-35 on Saturday.

  • WATCH: Bentley consoles Tennessee QB Guarantano after game's last play

    WATCH: Bentley consoles Tennessee QB Guarantano after game's last play

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:34:53 GMT
    Jake Bentley embraces Jarrett Guarantano after the final play of Saturday's game between the Gamecocks and Volunteers (Source: GamecockFB/Twitter)Jake Bentley embraces Jarrett Guarantano after the final play of Saturday's game between the Gamecocks and Volunteers (Source: GamecockFB/Twitter)

    A tight game between Tennessee and South Carolina elicited anxiety and excitement for Carolina fans, but the game pulled a different set of emotions out of Volunteers quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. 

    A tight game between Tennessee and South Carolina elicited anxiety and excitement for Carolina fans, but the game pulled a different set of emotions out of Volunteers quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. 

  • Watch: Will Muschamp goes crazy after win over Tennessee

    Watch: Will Muschamp goes crazy after win over Tennessee

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:06:37 GMT
    South Carolina's Chris Lammons breaks up what would have been the game-winning touchdown as Tennessee's Brandon Johnson can't make the catch during fourth-quarter action in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Carolina's Chris Lammons breaks up what would have been the game-winning touchdown as Tennessee's Brandon Johnson can't make the catch during fourth-quarter action in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    Will Muschamp left his emotions on the field in the final seconds of Saturday's thrilling 15-9 win at Tennessee. 

    Will Muschamp left his emotions on the field in the final seconds of Saturday's thrilling 15-9 win at Tennessee. 

  • Nick Fitzgerald accounts for 4 TDs as Mississippi State beats BYU

    Nick Fitzgerald accounts for 4 TDs as Mississippi State beats BYU

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:01:48 GMT
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA

    Nick Fitzgerald had a hand in four touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to 35-10 victory over BYU on Saturday. Mississippi State (4-2) returned to form offensively after a bye week and two straight blowout losses on the road to ranked opponents.

    Nick Fitzgerald had a hand in four touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to 35-10 victory over BYU on Saturday. Mississippi State (4-2) returned to form offensively after a bye week and two straight blowout losses on the road to ranked opponents.

  • Drake attends Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena, promises free concert for students

    Drake attends Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena, promises free concert for students

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-10-14 02:38:16 GMT
    Hip-hop superstar Drake attended Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena on Friday. (Source: Brian Winner/WAVE 3 News)Hip-hop superstar Drake attended Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena on Friday. (Source: Brian Winner/WAVE 3 News)

    A photo posted to the Kentucky MMB Instagram page shows Drizzy shaking hands with Coach Calipari on the court.

    A photo posted to the Kentucky MMB Instagram page shows Drizzy shaking hands with Coach Calipari on the court.

  • Mizzou, KU to play in basketball game for disaster relief

    Mizzou, KU to play in basketball game for disaster relief

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:42:45 GMT
    Mizzou and Kansas will play for an exhibition game in Kansas City on Oct. 22. The proceeds will go towards hurricane relief. Credit: Mizzou AthleticsMizzou and Kansas will play for an exhibition game in Kansas City on Oct. 22. The proceeds will go towards hurricane relief. Credit: Mizzou Athletics

    For the first time in more than five years, Mizzou and their biggest historical rival will be facing off on the basketball court.

    For the first time in more than five years, Mizzou and their biggest historical rival will be facing off on the basketball court.

  • LSU upsets Florida on homecoming, 17-16

    LSU upsets Florida on homecoming, 17-16

    Monday, October 9 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-10-09 20:51:48 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    The Tigers travel to Gainesville to face the Florida Gators Saturday afternoon.

    The Tigers travel to Gainesville to face the Florida Gators Saturday afternoon.

  • Cats survive against Missouri

    Cats survive against Missouri

    Sunday, October 8 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-10-08 04:08:15 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Austin MacGinnis kicked four field goals, including two in the fourth quarter, and Stephen Johnson and Benny Snell each had two touchdowns as Kentucky outlasted Missouri 40-34 in a back-and-forth marathon Saturday night.      Kentucky (5-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) led by double digits three times but allowed Missouri to eventually tie the game at 27 late in the third quarter and 34 early in the fourth. MacGinnis' 53-yard field goal with 9:40 r...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Austin MacGinnis kicked four field goals, including two in the fourth quarter, and Stephen Johnson and Benny Snell each had two touchdowns as Kentucky outlasted Missouri 40-34 in a back-and-forth marathon Saturday night.      Kentucky (5-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) led by double digits three times but allowed Missouri to eventually tie the game at 27 late in the third quarter and 34 early in the fourth. MacGinnis' 53-yard field goal with 9:40 r...
  • Defense scores three times as Carolina blows by Arkansas 48-22

    Defense scores three times as Carolina blows by Arkansas 48-22

    Saturday, October 7 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-10-08 03:44:06 GMT
    South Carolina's T.J. Brunson breaks away from Arkansas for a touchdown after picking up a Razorback fumble during third-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)South Carolina's T.J. Brunson breaks away from Arkansas for a touchdown after picking up a Razorback fumble during third-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)

    South Carolina came up with three defensive touchdowns in the second half to help the Gamecocks spoil David Williams' homecoming and beat Arkansas 48-22.

    South Carolina came up with three defensive touchdowns in the second half to help the Gamecocks spoil David Williams' homecoming and beat Arkansas 48-22.

  • Ole Miss TD drought ends but Rebels fall to #12 Auburn 44-23

    Ole Miss TD drought ends but Rebels fall to #12 Auburn 44-23

    Saturday, October 7 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-10-07 21:24:30 GMT
    Source: WTVMSource: WTVM

    The Tigers led 35-3 at the half, going on to win Saturday 44-23.

    The Tigers led 35-3 at the half, going on to win Saturday 44-23.

  • Ole Miss announces Landshark as official mascot

    Ole Miss announces Landshark as official mascot

    Friday, October 6 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-10-06 17:16:33 GMT
    Source: The University of MississippiSource: The University of Mississippi

    The announcement follows a student government led poll that endorsed the Landshark as the new mascot. The university then sought input from the executive committees of the Ole Miss Alumni Association, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the Spirit Squad head coaches. Vitter says that in each case, the support for the Landshark was unanimous. 

    The announcement follows a student government led poll that endorsed the Landshark as the new mascot. The university then sought input from the executive committees of the Ole Miss Alumni Association, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the Spirit Squad head coaches. Vitter says that in each case, the support for the Landshark was unanimous. 

  • UGA linebacker arrested for possession of marijuana

    UGA linebacker arrested for possession of marijuana

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:59:32 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-10-06 16:31:15 GMT
    Source: Athens-Clarke County PoliceSource: Athens-Clarke County Police

    Georgia starting inside linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested late Thursday night by Athens-Clarke County police on a misdemeanor marijuana charge.

    Georgia starting inside linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested late Thursday night by Athens-Clarke County police on a misdemeanor marijuana charge.

  • Coach O addresses Tigers matchup with the Gators after Thursday's practice

    Coach O addresses Tigers matchup with the Gators after Thursday's practice

    Coach O and the Tigers are finishing up preparations for Saturday's SEC battle against the Florida Gators. 

    Coach O and the Tigers are finishing up preparations for Saturday's SEC battle against the Florida Gators. 

  • Remembering LSU's triumphant 1997 upset of Florida

    Remembering LSU's triumphant 1997 upset of Florida

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    One of the most magical nights in the history of LSU football happened on October 11, 1997, when the Tigers shocked the number one ranked Florida Gators 28-21 before a raucous crowd of 80,677 at Tiger Stadium. 

    One of the most magical nights in the history of LSU football happened on October 11, 1997, when the Tigers shocked the number one ranked Florida Gators 28-21 before a raucous crowd of 80,677 at Tiger Stadium. 

  • Gamecocks expect opponents' best effort as national champs this season

    Gamecocks expect opponents' best effort as national champs this season

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-10-04 21:36:18 GMT
    (Source: WIS)(Source: WIS)

    It seemed like only yesterday when Dawn Staley, her netlace, and the Gamecocks were cruising down Main Street holding the NCAA Championship trophy. 

    It seemed like only yesterday when Dawn Staley, her netlace, and the Gamecocks were cruising down Main Street holding the NCAA Championship trophy. 

  • Auburn not taking upcoming game against Ole Miss lightly

    Auburn not taking upcoming game against Ole Miss lightly

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-10-04 03:40:55 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Auburn's 100 points in their first two SEC games is a program best and with Jarrett Stidham leading the league in completion percentage, they look to continue that dominance.

    Auburn's 100 points in their first two SEC games is a program best and with Jarrett Stidham leading the league in completion percentage, they look to continue that dominance.

  • Sense of urgency elevated as Gamecocks prepare for Arkansas

    Sense of urgency elevated as Gamecocks prepare for Arkansas

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-10-03 19:44:17 GMT
    South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley (19) is sacked by Texas A&M defensive lineman Zaycoven Henderson (92) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley (19) is sacked by Texas A&M defensive lineman Zaycoven Henderson (92) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

    After falling to Kentucky and Texas A&M, South Carolina finds itself in a position where Saturday’s game is one the Gamecocks certainly need a win to keep themselves in the division race. 

    After falling to Kentucky and Texas A&M, South Carolina finds itself in a position where Saturday’s game is one the Gamecocks certainly need a win to keep themselves in the division race. 

  • Vols, Jones keep heads up despite lopsided loss to Georgia

    Vols, Jones keep heads up despite lopsided loss to Georgia

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-10-03 12:38:44 GMT
    Butch Jones (Source: WMC Action News 5)Butch Jones (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    It's definitely not fun to be the University of Tennessee head football coach right now, especially after the team you lead just got blasted at home by Georgia 41-0.

    It's definitely not fun to be the University of Tennessee head football coach right now, especially after the team you lead just got blasted at home by Georgia 41-0.

  • Homecoming spoiled: Troy upsets No. 25 LSU in Death Valley

    Homecoming spoiled: Troy upsets No. 25 LSU in Death Valley

    Sunday, October 1 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-10-01 23:28:39 GMT
    (Source: Troy Athletics)(Source: Troy Athletics)

    After two prevoius failed attempts, the Troy Trojans finally got their upset victory in Death Valley over LSU. The Trojans improved to 4-1 with the 24-21 win over No. 25 LSU Saturday night.

    After two prevoius failed attempts, the Troy Trojans finally got their upset victory in Death Valley over LSU. The Trojans improved to 4-1 with the 24-21 win over No. 25 LSU Saturday night.

  • Sports

    No. 1 Crimson Tide routs Ole Miss

    No. 1 Crimson Tide routs Ole Miss

    Sunday, October 1 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-10-01 19:34:57 GMT

    Pick any statistical category and you’ll probably find Alabama bested Ole Miss at it.

    Pick any statistical category and you’ll probably find Alabama bested Ole Miss at it.

  • AU president says report of Jay Jacobs career ending is inaccurate

    AU president says report of Jay Jacobs career ending is inaccurate

    Saturday, September 30 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-09-30 17:15:10 GMT

    Auburn University President, Dr. Steven Leath is refuting claims that athletic director, Jay Jacobs will be replaced. 

    Auburn University President, Dr. Steven Leath is refuting claims that athletic director, Jay Jacobs will be replaced. 

  • #24 Mississippi State falls to #13 Auburn 49-10

    #24 Mississippi State falls to #13 Auburn 49-10

    Sunday, October 1 2017 12:13 AM EDT2017-10-01 04:13:43 GMT

    The Tigers scored 28 unanswered points in the 2nd half to beat the Bulldogs 49-10.

    The Tigers scored 28 unanswered points in the 2nd half to beat the Bulldogs 49-10.

  • Fourth-quarter charge pushes Aggies past Gamecocks

    Fourth-quarter charge pushes Aggies past Gamecocks

    Saturday, September 30 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-10-01 03:36:24 GMT
    South Carolina running back Ty'Son Williams (27) fights for yards against Texas A&M defensive lineman Justin Madubuike (95) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)South Carolina running back Ty'Son Williams (27) fights for yards against Texas A&M defensive lineman Justin Madubuike (95) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

    Led by two fourth-quarter touchdowns by tailback Keith Ford, the Aggies scored 17 unanswered points to defeat South Carolina 24-17.

    Led by two fourth-quarter touchdowns by tailback Keith Ford, the Aggies scored 17 unanswered points to defeat South Carolina 24-17.

  • Cats hold on versus Eastern Michigan

    Cats hold on versus Eastern Michigan

    Saturday, September 30 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-10-01 01:37:06 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Benny Snell scored on a 12-yard run early in the fourth quarter after the second of Kentucky's big special teams plays provided a cushion, and the Wildcats survived Eastern Michigan 24-20 on Saturday.      With both schools looking to get back on track after tough conference losses, the Wildcats (4-1) eventually succeeded despite uneven play throughout their inaugural non-conference meeting with the Eagles (2-2). A game that was tied at 14 at halft...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Benny Snell scored on a 12-yard run early in the fourth quarter after the second of Kentucky's big special teams plays provided a cushion, and the Wildcats survived Eastern Michigan 24-20 on Saturday.      With both schools looking to get back on track after tough conference losses, the Wildcats (4-1) eventually succeeded despite uneven play throughout their inaugural non-conference meeting with the Eagles (2-2). A game that was tied at 14 at halft...
  • South Carolina's late field goal tops Louisiana Tech, 17-16; Allen-Williams out for the season

    South Carolina's late field goal tops Louisiana Tech, 17-16; Allen-Williams out for the season

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:12:02 GMT
    The Gamecocks surround kicker Parker White, who says Saturday's game-winning field goal was the first in his career. (Source: WIS)The Gamecocks surround kicker Parker White, who says Saturday's game-winning field goal was the first in his career. (Source: WIS)

    Parker White kicked a 31-yard field goal with four seconds left to give South Carolina a 17-16 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.

    Parker White kicked a 31-yard field goal with four seconds left to give South Carolina a 17-16 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.

  • Mississippi State falls to Georgia 31-3

    Mississippi State falls to Georgia 31-3

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:47:50 GMT
    UGA beats MSU 31-3, click on the video above for highlights. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.
    UGA beats MSU 31-3, click on the video above for highlights. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.
  • Gators rally, nip Cats 28-27

    Gators rally, nip Cats 28-27

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:46:02 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freddie Swain caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night.      The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games, the nation's longest streak in FBS, and took early control of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. And it required everything they had after t...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freddie Swain caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night.      The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games, the nation's longest streak in FBS, and took early control of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. And it required everything they had after t...
  • Kerryon Johnson: 5TDs in return, No. 15 Auburn throttles Missouri 51-14

    Kerryon Johnson: 5TDs in return, No. 15 Auburn throttles Missouri 51-14

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:18:05 GMT
    (Source: Auburn Athletics)(Source: Auburn Athletics)

    Kerryon Johnson finished one rushing touchdown shy of Auburn's all-time record for a single game as the No. 15 Tigers didn't let up in it's 51-14 win over Missouri Saturday night.

    Kerryon Johnson finished one rushing touchdown shy of Auburn's all-time record for a single game as the No. 15 Tigers didn't let up in it's 51-14 win over Missouri Saturday night.

  • Mississippi State trio earns SEC weekly honors

    Mississippi State trio earns SEC weekly honors

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:25:48 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    Junior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald earned Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore Darryl Williams picked up Offensive Lineman of the Week and sophomore Jeffery Simmons was named Defensive Lineman of the Week after leading MSU to a 37-30 victory over #11 LSU.

    Junior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald earned Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore Darryl Williams picked up Offensive Lineman of the Week and sophomore Jeffery Simmons was named Defensive Lineman of the Week after leading MSU to a 37-30 victory over #11 LSU.

  • Fitzgerald has 4 TDs as MSU routs #11 LSU 37-7

    Fitzgerald has 4 TDs as MSU routs #11 LSU 37-7

    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-09-17 16:10:29 GMT

    Mississippi State beats LSU 37-7.  Click on the video above for highlights.  Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

    Mississippi State beats LSU 37-7.  Click on the video above for highlights.  Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

  • Johnson, Snell lift Wildcats past Gamecocks 23-13

    Johnson, Snell lift Wildcats past Gamecocks 23-13

    Saturday, September 16 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-09-17 03:50:25 GMT
    Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson carries during the first half as South Carolina's Kobe Smith defends during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson carries during the first half as South Carolina's Kobe Smith defends during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    South Carolina was unable to avoid a fourth straight loss to Kentucky on Saturday night.  

    South Carolina was unable to avoid a fourth straight loss to Kentucky on Saturday night.  

  • Sports

    No. 1 Alabama overpowers Colorado State

    No. 1 Alabama overpowers Colorado State

    Saturday, September 16 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-09-17 02:17:56 GMT

    The Crimson Tide made the most of their final non-conference game before starting their SEC schedule.

    The Crimson Tide made the most of their final non-conference game before starting their SEC schedule.

  • Purdue blows out Missouri

    Saturday, September 16 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-09-17 02:05:33 GMT
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - David Blough passed for one touchdown and ran for another as Purdue dominated Missouri, 35-3 in a nonconference football battle Saturday.      The Boilermakers head into Big Ten Conference play just one win shy of last year's total. It's the fewest points allowed by Purdue (2-1) since a 59-0 win over Southeast Missouri State in 2011.      As usual, Purdue used a two-quarterback system, and both played well. David Blough completed 22 o...
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - David Blough passed for one touchdown and ran for another as Purdue dominated Missouri, 35-3 in a nonconference football battle Saturday.      The Boilermakers head into Big Ten Conference play just one win shy of last year's total. It's the fewest points allowed by Purdue (2-1) since a 59-0 win over Southeast Missouri State in 2011.      As usual, Purdue used a two-quarterback system, and both played well. David Blough completed 22 o...
  • Pettway's 3TD performance pushes No. 15 Auburn past Mercer

    Pettway's 3TD performance pushes No. 15 Auburn past Mercer

    Saturday, September 16 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-09-16 23:59:09 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    A three-touchdown, 128-yard performance from Kamryn Pettway overshadows a five-turnover game for Auburn in their 24-10 victory over Mercer.

    A three-touchdown, 128-yard performance from Kamryn Pettway overshadows a five-turnover game for Auburn in their 24-10 victory over Mercer.

  • Houston Nutt's suit against Ole Miss thrown out by U.S. District Judge

    Houston Nutt's suit against Ole Miss thrown out by U.S. District Judge

    Saturday, September 16 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-09-16 21:09:46 GMT

    Former Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt's lawsuit against the school has been dismissed. Nutt sued Ole Miss for defamation of character. Nutt alleged that Ole Miss violated terms of his 2011 severance agreement.

    Former Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt's lawsuit against the school has been dismissed. Nutt sued Ole Miss for defamation of character. Nutt alleged that Ole Miss violated terms of his 2011 severance agreement.

  • LSU basketball lands 5-star recruit Nazreon Reid

    LSU basketball lands 5-star recruit Nazreon Reid

    Nazreon Reid (Source: Twitter/RC_basketball)Nazreon Reid (Source: Twitter/RC_basketball)

    LSU men’s basketball head coach Will Wade and his new staff have done it again.

    LSU men’s basketball head coach Will Wade and his new staff have done it again.

  • Deebo for Heisman? QB Jake Bentley says electrifying receiver 'definitely' should be contender

    Deebo for Heisman? QB Jake Bentley says electrifying receiver 'definitely' should be contender

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-09-12 16:54:17 GMT
    (Source: TheBigSpur.com)(Source: TheBigSpur.com)

    For the last two weeks, South Carolina wide receiver Deebo Samuel has torched opposing special teams units for 97-yard kickoff returns. 

    For the last two weeks, South Carolina wide receiver Deebo Samuel has torched opposing special teams units for 97-yard kickoff returns. 

  • Ole Miss meeting NCAA Committee on Infractions

    Ole Miss meeting NCAA Committee on Infractions

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:32:13 GMT
    WLBT archivesWLBT archives

    The 2-3 day hearing will take place in Covington, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati.

    The 2-3 day hearing will take place in Covington, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati.

  • No. 12 LSU's run game, defense dominate in 45-10 home opener win over Chattanooga

    No. 12 LSU's run game, defense dominate in 45-10 home opener win over Chattanooga

    Sunday, September 10 2017 3:52 AM EDT2017-09-10 07:52:09 GMT
    Derrius Guice (Source: WAFB)Derrius Guice (Source: WAFB)

    LSU relied on its powerful rushing attack and speed on defense to get a dominant 45-10 win over Chattanooga in the Tigers' home opener Saturday night in Death Valley.

    LSU relied on its powerful rushing attack and speed on defense to get a dominant 45-10 win over Chattanooga in the Tigers' home opener Saturday night in Death Valley.

  • Samuel, Hurst lead Gamecocks past Mizzou 31-13 for second win

    Samuel, Hurst lead Gamecocks past Mizzou 31-13 for second win

    Saturday, September 9 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-09-10 03:25:20 GMT
    (Source: TheBigSpur.com)(Source: TheBigSpur.com)

    A pair of touchdowns from Deebo Samuel and Hayden Hurst each would be enough to lift South Carolina past Missouri 31-13 for their second win this year.  

    A pair of touchdowns from Deebo Samuel and Hayden Hurst each would be enough to lift South Carolina past Missouri 31-13 for their second win this year.  

  • WIldcats top Colonels

    WIldcats top Colonels

    Saturday, September 9 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-09-10 01:32:07 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stephen Johnson accounted for two touchdowns and Benny Snell rushed for the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter to rally Kentucky past Eastern Kentucky 27-16 on Saturday.      Nearly two years after rallying late to eventually beat the FCS Colonels 34-27 in overtime, the Wildcats (2-0) overcame ineffective play on both sides of the ball that created a 13-3 second-quarter deficit. Johnson rebounded from a shaky start to hit tight end C.J. C...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stephen Johnson accounted for two touchdowns and Benny Snell rushed for the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter to rally Kentucky past Eastern Kentucky 27-16 on Saturday.      Nearly two years after rallying late to eventually beat the FCS Colonels 34-27 in overtime, the Wildcats (2-0) overcame ineffective play on both sides of the ball that created a 13-3 second-quarter deficit. Johnson rebounded from a shaky start to hit tight end C.J. C...
  • Week 2 in the SEC: LSU to air on the SEC Network, Florida canceled

    Week 2 in the SEC: LSU to air on the SEC Network, Florida canceled

    LSU will now air on the SEC Network and Florida's game against Northern Colorado will kickoff at 11 a.m. due to Hurricane Irma.

    LSU will now air on the SEC Network and Florida's game against Northern Colorado will kickoff at 11 a.m. due to Hurricane Irma.

  • Georgia QB Eason to miss Notre Dame game with sprained knee

    Georgia QB Eason to miss Notre Dame game with sprained knee

    Monday, September 4 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-09-04 17:22:26 GMT

    Quarterback Jacob Eason will not play in No. 15 Georgia's game at Notre Dame after spraining his left knee in last week's win over Appalachian State.

    Quarterback Jacob Eason will not play in No. 15 Georgia's game at Notre Dame after spraining his left knee in last week's win over Appalachian State.

  • Tigers' defense dominates in win

    Tigers' defense dominates in win

    Sunday, September 3 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-09-03 22:29:24 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    It was the debut the Auburn Tigers have been waiting for. The debut of new quarterback Jarrett Stidham. Stidham had a solid first game at Jordan-Hare Stadium throwing for 185 yards and two scores.

    It was the debut the Auburn Tigers have been waiting for. The debut of new quarterback Jarrett Stidham. Stidham had a solid first game at Jordan-Hare Stadium throwing for 185 yards and two scores.

  • Patterson's 4TDs propel Ole Miss past S. Alabama 47-27

    Patterson's 4TDs propel Ole Miss past S. Alabama 47-27

    Saturday, September 2 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-09-03 03:54:18 GMT
    WLBT archivesWLBT archives

    Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson threw for 429 yards and four touchdowns, giving Matt Luke a successful debut as head coach as the Rebels defeated South Alabama 47-27 Saturday night in the season opener for...

    Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson threw for 429 yards and four touchdowns, giving Matt Luke a successful debut as head coach as the Rebels defeated South Alabama 47-27 Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

  • Gamecocks hold off Wolfpack for 35-28 win

    Gamecocks hold off Wolfpack for 35-28 win

    Sunday, September 3 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-09-03 16:29:15 GMT
    (Source: TheBigSpur.com)(Source: TheBigSpur.com)

    Ahead of Saturday’s game, Will Muschamp said wide receiver Deebo Samuel needed to be involved regardless of what point in the game it was. Samuel was heavily involved in Saturday’s contest scoring three touchdowns to lead Carolina to a 35-28 win over NC State.

    Ahead of Saturday’s game, Will Muschamp said wide receiver Deebo Samuel needed to be involved regardless of what point in the game it was. Samuel was heavily involved in Saturday’s contest scoring three touchdowns to lead Carolina to a 35-28 win over NC State.

  • VIDEO: LSU defeats BYU 27-0 in season opener

    VIDEO: LSU defeats BYU 27-0 in season opener

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    A new look LSU offense along with a defense featuring many fresh faces was on display Saturday night in New Orleans when the 12th-ranked Tigers defeated BYU 27-0 in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

    A new look LSU offense along with a defense featuring many fresh faces was on display Saturday night in New Orleans when the 12th-ranked Tigers defeated BYU 27-0 in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

  • Mississippi State dominates Charleston Southern 49-0

    Mississippi State dominates Charleston Southern 49-0

    Saturday, September 2 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-03 03:49:15 GMT
    Source: Mississippi StateSource: Mississippi State

    Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Mississippi State to a 49-0 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

    Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Mississippi State to a 49-0 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

  • 'Starting Over' - LSU Tigers Football Special

    'Starting Over' - LSU Tigers Football Special

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-08-31 02:20:14 GMT

    To help the fans get ready for the season, WAFB 9Sports has put together an LSU Tigers football special called, "Starting Over."

    To help the fans get ready for the season, WAFB 9Sports has put together an LSU Tigers football special called, "Starting Over."

  • Mississippi State to honor hurricane victims with helmet sticker

    Mississippi State to honor hurricane victims with helmet sticker

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-08-30 18:58:56 GMT
    (Source: Mississippi State Football/Facebook)(Source: Mississippi State Football/Facebook)

    Mississippi State will wear special helmet decals in honor of the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

    Mississippi State will wear special helmet decals in honor of the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

  • Auburn releases depth chart ahead of season opener

    Auburn releases depth chart ahead of season opener

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-08-29 23:06:55 GMT
    (Source: Auburn University)(Source: Auburn University)

    Gus Malzahn led Auburn's first game week press conference of the 2017 season ahead of the Georgia Southern game Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

    Gus Malzahn led Auburn's first game week press conference of the 2017 season ahead of the Georgia Southern game Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

  • LSU season opener against BYU moved to New Orleans due to Harvey

    LSU season opener against BYU moved to New Orleans due to Harvey

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:56:11 GMT

    On Monday, August 28, ESPN reported LSU's opening game against BYU will be played in New Orleans in the Superdome on Saturday, September 2 at 8:30 p.m.

    On Monday, August 28, ESPN reported LSU's opening game against BYU will be played in New Orleans in the Superdome on Saturday, September 2 at 8:30 p.m.

  • Bama relishes the spotlight ahead of Florida State game

    Bama relishes the spotlight ahead of Florida State game

    Monday, August 28 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-08-28 21:10:13 GMT
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC

    It may be a new setting at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, but playing in big games is nothing new for the Crimson Tide.

    It may be a new setting at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, but playing in big games is nothing new for the Crimson Tide.

  • Saban: Alabama's Davis out of the hospital after getting shot

    Saban: Alabama's Davis out of the hospital after getting shot

    Monday, August 28 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-08-28 19:43:57 GMT

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban says defensive lineman Raekwon Davis has been released from the hospital.

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban says defensive lineman Raekwon Davis has been released from the hospital.

  • Former Auburn softball player alleges abuse, harassment from former coaching staff

    Former Auburn softball player alleges abuse, harassment from former coaching staff

    Sunday, August 27 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-08-27 17:06:35 GMT
    (Source: Auburn University)(Source: Auburn University)

    A former Auburn University softball player is accusing the staff of abusive treatment.  

    A former Auburn University softball player is accusing the staff of abusive treatment.  

  • Pizza & Wings: LSU linebackers bulk up

    Pizza & Wings: LSU linebackers bulk up

    Donnie Alexander and Michael Divinity (Source: WAFB)Donnie Alexander and Michael Divinity (Source: WAFB)

    While weightlifting and protein have played a large role in their training, LSU linebackers Donnie Alexander and Michael Divinity joke that pizza and wings have likewise packed on the pounds.

    While weightlifting and protein have played a large role in their training, LSU linebackers Donnie Alexander and Michael Divinity joke that pizza and wings have likewise packed on the pounds.

  • LSU QB Myles Brennan shining under new offensive coordinator

    LSU QB Myles Brennan shining under new offensive coordinator

    Myles Brennan could see the field this season thanks to his impressive summer camp. (Photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Myles Brennan could see the field this season thanks to his impressive summer camp. (Photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    A presser hasn't gone by without LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron talking up true freshman Myles Brennan. The St. Stanislaus alum is turning heads with his rocket arm, and accuracy with wide receivers. Offensive coordinator Matt Canada also is a big fan of Brennan, and thinks things will only get better for the backup as the 2017 season progresses. "Myles has gotten better every week. We had a half-scrimmage that first week, really got after it the second week. First time in Tiger Stad...
    A presser hasn't gone by without LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron talking up true freshman Myles Brennan. The St. Stanislaus alum is turning heads with his rocket arm, and accuracy with wide receivers. Offensive coordinator Matt Canada also is a big fan of Brennan, and thinks things will only get better for the backup as the 2017 season progresses. "Myles has gotten better every week. We had a half-scrimmage that first week, really got after it the second week. First time in Tiger Stad...
  • Former Bama player honors slain police officers during NFL game

    Former Bama player honors slain police officers during NFL game

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:27:24 GMT
    (Source: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Twitter)(Source: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Twitter)

    A former Alabama Crimson Tide football player honored slain police officers on his feet during his preseason game Saturday night.

    A former Alabama Crimson Tide football player honored slain police officers on his feet during his preseason game Saturday night.

  • LSU's Guice, Key named to AP Preseason All-American First Team

    LSU's Guice, Key named to AP Preseason All-American First Team

    LSU running back Derrius Guice and linebacker Arden Key have been named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American First-Team.

    LSU running back Derrius Guice and linebacker Arden Key have been named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American First-Team.

  • New Mike the Tiger already has merchandise

    New Mike the Tiger already has merchandise

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    On the same day Mike VII made his big public debut on campus, a neighboring gift store debuted a new line of merchandise in his honor.

    On the same day Mike VII made his big public debut on campus, a neighboring gift store debuted a new line of merchandise in his honor.

  • Coach O talks to media after preseason scrimmage

    Coach O talks to media after preseason scrimmage

    LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will meet with the media, as LSU gets ready to begin the fall semester and the Tigers gear up for a hopefully success season.

    LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will meet with the media, as LSU gets ready to begin the fall semester and the Tigers gear up for a hopefully success season.

  • DARK AS THE NIGHT: USC's home opener to be a blackout

    DARK AS THE NIGHT: USC's home opener to be a blackout

    Friday, August 18 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-08-18 17:08:16 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    The University of South Carolina's home opener against the Kentucky Wildcats will be a little bit more special on top of the game being played at night. 

    The University of South Carolina's home opener against the Kentucky Wildcats will be a little bit more special on top of the game being played at night. 

  • LSU Ed O talks Key, Narcisse, Etling not official starter

    LSU Ed O talks Key, Narcisse, Etling not official starter

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-08-18 04:01:58 GMT
    LSU defensive end Arden Key (Source: WAFB)LSU defensive end Arden Key (Source: WAFB)

    Returning starter Danny Etling and Myles Brennan have dominated the quarterback talk at LSU during fall camp, but Coach O says don’t forget about another true freshman, Lowell Narcisse from St. James High School.

    Returning starter Danny Etling and Myles Brennan have dominated the quarterback talk at LSU during fall camp, but Coach O says don’t forget about another true freshman, Lowell Narcisse from St. James High School.

  • 'Skyline Club' in Tiger Stadium set to offer beer, wine, all-you-can-eat dinner

    'Skyline Club' in Tiger Stadium set to offer beer, wine, all-you-can-eat dinner

    Thursday, August 17 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-08-17 12:22:01 GMT

    If you're a fan of LSU football and can make your way into the Skyline Club in Tiger Stadium, you'll be able to grab a beer. You’ll be able to get more than just that, in fact.

    If you're a fan of LSU football and can make your way into the Skyline Club in Tiger Stadium, you'll be able to grab a beer. You’ll be able to get more than just that, in fact.

  • Jason Witten to have college football award named after him

    Jason Witten to have college football award named after him

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:14:28 GMT
    Witten to have college football award named after him.Witten to have college football award named after him.

    The inaugural Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb, will be awarded at the conclusion of the 2017 college football season. The award will recognize the College Football Bowl Subdivision player who has demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity and sportsmanship both on and off the field.

    The inaugural Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb, will be awarded at the conclusion of the 2017 college football season. The award will recognize the College Football Bowl Subdivision player who has demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity and sportsmanship both on and off the field.

  • LSU acquires possible Mike VII

    LSU acquires possible Mike VII

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:59:34 GMT
    "Harvey" (Source: LSU)"Harvey" (Source: LSU)

    A potential Mike VII has arrived.

    A potential Mike VII has arrived.

  • Lindsey Scott Jr. chooses EMCC after deciding to leave LSU

    Lindsey Scott Jr. chooses EMCC after deciding to leave LSU

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-08-15 17:47:00 GMT

    Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has transferred to East Mississippi Community College. He made the announcement Tuesday morning via social media.

    Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has transferred to East Mississippi Community College. He made the announcement Tuesday morning via social media.

  • A Better Region 8: Frank Broyles, an Arkansas legend

    A Better Region 8: Frank Broyles, an Arkansas legend

    Monday, August 14 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:15:48 GMT
    Monday, August 14 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:22:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    We mourn the passing of an Arkansas legend. Frank Broyles will forever be remembered as the only coach to lead the Arkansas Razorbacks to a national championship

    We mourn the passing of an Arkansas legend. Frank Broyles will forever be remembered as the only coach to lead the Arkansas Razorbacks to a national championship

  • LSU Football Fan Day moved to spring

    LSU Football Fan Day moved to spring

    LSU football fans ready to grab autographs and take pictures with their favorite Tiger players and coaches at the school's annual Fan Day will have to wait a little while. Sports information

    LSU football fans ready to grab autographs and take pictures with their favorite Tiger players and coaches at the school's annual Fan Day will have to wait a little while. Sports information director Michael Bonnette confirmed to WAFB-TV that the event has been moved to the spring, in conjunction with the Tigers' spring football game. |^

  • breaking

    Former Arkansas coach, AD Broyles dies at 92

    Former Arkansas coach, AD Broyles dies at 92

    Monday, August 14 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-08-14 19:01:32 GMT

    Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, has died at the age of 92.

    Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, has died at the age of 92.

  • Auburn names Jarrett Stidham starting quarterback

    Auburn names Jarrett Stidham starting quarterback

    Monday, August 14 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-08-14 18:43:40 GMT

    There’s now an answer to Auburn’s biggest question of fall camp: who would win the starting quarterback job? Monday, the Tigers announced that Baylor transfer QB Jarrett Stidham.

    There’s now an answer to Auburn’s biggest question of fall camp who would win the starting quarterback job?

  • Ross Bjork talks Ole Miss/NCAA case on Finebaum

    Ross Bjork talks Ole Miss/NCAA case on Finebaum

  • Voice of Texas A&M athletics Dave South announces retirement

    Voice of Texas A&M athletics Dave South announces retirement

    Thursday, August 10 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-08-10 18:28:03 GMT
    (Source: Texas A&M Media Relations)(Source: Texas A&M Media Relations)

    Dave South, voice of the Texas A&M athletics, announced his retirement after the upcoming 2017 Aggie football season and 2017-2018 men’s basketball season.

    Dave South, voice of the Texas A&M athletics, announced his retirement after the upcoming 2017 Aggie football season and 2017-2018 men’s basketball season.

  • Les Miles to appear on the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show

    Les Miles to appear on the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show

    SEC Network’s traveling pregame show will start the year in Arlington, TX and it will include former LSU head coach Les Miles. 

    SEC Network’s traveling pregame show will start the year in Arlington, TX and it will include former LSU head coach Les Miles. 

  • Experienced Cats Look to Take Next Step This Season

    Experienced Cats Look to Take Next Step This Season

    Sunday, August 6 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-08-07 02:59:04 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE)   On Saturday, we got our first look at this year's UK football team during an open practice in Lexington for Fan Day.  The Cats return 17 starters from last year's team that went 7-6, and made a bowl game.  Head Coach, Mark Stoops says that experience is already showing in practice, but they still have mistakes they need correcting.  "There's still some popping up that need to get ironed out that I'm really not happy about. But overall, w...
    LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE)   On Saturday, we got our first look at this year's UK football team during an open practice in Lexington for Fan Day.  The Cats return 17 starters from last year's team that went 7-6, and made a bowl game.  Head Coach, Mark Stoops says that experience is already showing in practice, but they still have mistakes they need correcting.  "There's still some popping up that need to get ironed out that I'm really not happy about. But overall, w...
  • LSU Football wraps first week of camp with preseason game

    LSU Football wraps first week of camp with preseason game

    Sunday, August 6 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-08-06 19:35:00 GMT

    As part of the plan to get LSU ready its season-opener against BYU, head coach Ed Orgeron and his coaching staff are treating the four Saturday scrimmages in August like preseason games.

    As part of the plan to get LSU ready its season-opener against BYU, head coach Ed Orgeron and his coaching staff are treating the four Saturday scrimmages in August like preseason games.

  • Wilson named to USA U23 Women’s Basketball team

    Wilson named to USA U23 Women’s Basketball team

    Friday, August 4 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-08-05 00:26:13 GMT
    (Source: USA Basketball)(Source: USA Basketball)

    A’ja Wilson was announced as a member of the USA Women’s U23 National Team on Friday.

    A’ja Wilson was announced as a member of the USA Women’s U23 National Team on Friday.

  • Former Georgia Gym Dawgs return to help young gymnasts

    Former Georgia Gym Dawgs return to help young gymnasts

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-07-29 02:44:50 GMT
    Beth Roberts working with a young gymnast (Source: WALB)Beth Roberts working with a young gymnast (Source: WALB)

     Beth Roberts used to train at the Tift Gymnastics Academy. Now the recently graduated Georgia Gym Dawg has returned to work with the youth.

     Beth Roberts used to train at the Tift Gymnastics Academy. Now the recently graduated Georgia Gym Dawg has returned to work with the youth.

  • Billy Cannon statue approved by Hall of Fame Committee

    Billy Cannon statue approved by Hall of Fame Committee

    Friday, August 4 2017 4:51 AM EDT2017-08-04 08:51:28 GMT

    The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has unanimously approved a proposal that a statue honoring football legend Dr. Billy Cannon be erected on campus.

    The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has unanimously approved a proposal that a statue honoring football legend Dr. Billy Cannon be erected on campus.

  • Discipline, Matt Luke, and Shea Patterson some of the topics at Ole Miss Media Day

    Discipline, Matt Luke, and Shea Patterson some of the topics at Ole Miss Media Day

    Thursday, August 3 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-08-03 04:20:16 GMT

    Ole Miss held their annual Media Day on Wednesday afternoon. The Rebels kick off fall practice on Thursday.

    Ole Miss held their annual Media Day on Wednesday afternoon. The Rebels kick off fall practice on Thursday.

  • UPDATE: Two Ole Miss football players suspended one game after shoplifting arrests

    UPDATE: Two Ole Miss football players suspended one game after shoplifting arrests

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-08-02 23:26:40 GMT
    SOURCE: GettySOURCE: Getty

    Oxford Police Chief Joey East confirms cornerback Ken Webster and linebacker Detric Bing-Dukes were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with shoplifting at the local Walmart.

    Oxford Police Chief Joey East confirms cornerback Ken Webster and linebacker Detric Bing-Dukes were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with shoplifting at the local Walmart.

  • LSU identifies possible Mike VII

    LSU identifies possible Mike VII

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:55:09 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    A veterinarian at LSU has identified a tiger at a rescue facility that could become Mike VII.

    A veterinarian at LSU has identified a tiger at a rescue facility that could become Mike VII.

  • Archie Manning talks Freeze, Luke, NCAA investigation

    Archie Manning talks Freeze, Luke, NCAA investigation

    Monday, July 31 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-07-31 19:53:08 GMT

    Archie Manning played a key role in the hiring of Freeze, and he was a guest speaker at the 71st annual meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference in Biloxi on Monday.

    Archie Manning played a key role in the hiring of Freeze, and he was a guest speaker at the 71st annual meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference in Biloxi on Monday.

  • VIDEO: Gamecocks season preview with the Big Spur's John Whittle as practice begins Monday

    VIDEO: Gamecocks season preview with the Big Spur's John Whittle as practice begins Monday

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:29:53 GMT
    The Big Spur's John Whittle talks with Joe Gorchow on what to look forward to as Gamecocks fall practices kickoff Monday. (Source: WIS)The Big Spur's John Whittle talks with Joe Gorchow on what to look forward to as Gamecocks fall practices kickoff Monday. (Source: WIS)

    The weather isn't the only thing making it feel like fall on Monday. Football is in the air in Columbia as the Gamecock football team hit the practice field this morning for the start of fall camp. 

    The weather isn't the only thing making it feel like fall on Monday. Football is in the air in Columbia as the Gamecock football team hit the practice field this morning for the start of fall camp. 

  • Two Tigers will wear No. 18 this season

    Two Tigers will wear No. 18 this season

    Not one, but two Tigers, will wear the prestigious No. 18 for LSU this season. 

    Not one, but two Tigers will wear the prestigious No. 18 for LSU this season. 

  • Tigers report to LSU, practice starts on Monday

    Tigers report to LSU, practice starts on Monday

    Sunday included meetings, physicals, and getting fitted for equipment in preparation for Monday's first practice. 

    Sunday included meetings, physicals, and getting fitted for equipment in preparation for Monday's first practice. 

  • Former Gamecock star seen on LivePD, Twitter blows up in response

    Former Gamecock star seen on LivePD, Twitter blows up in response

    Sunday, July 30 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-07-30 19:17:32 GMT
    2016-17 SEC Player of the Year Sindarius Thornwell (Source: WIS)2016-17 SEC Player of the Year Sindarius Thornwell (Source: WIS)

    A familiar face in the Midlands made an appearance on the hit A&E TV show Live PD.

    A familiar face in the Midlands made an appearance on the hit A&E TV show Live PD.

  • Ole Miss releases booster names involved in 2016 & 2017 NCAA notice of allegations

    Ole Miss releases booster names involved in 2016 & 2017 NCAA notice of allegations

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:51:07 GMT
    WLBT archivesWLBT archives

    Some of the businesses named in the NOA include Rebel Rags, The Inn at Ole Miss, Hampton Inn and Cannon Motors. While some of the booster names are revealed, the identities of Booster #12 and Booster #14 are still unknown.

    Some of the businesses named in the NOA include Rebel Rags, The Inn at Ole Miss, Hampton Inn and Cannon Motors. While some of the booster names are revealed, the identities of Booster #12 and Booster #14 are still unknown.

  • LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks to Rotary about upcoming football season

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks to Rotary about upcoming football season

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron will addressed the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on Wednesday. The head coach is entering his first full year in charge of the Tigers and previewed the 2017 football season.

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron will addressed the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on Wednesday. The head coach is entering his first full year in charge of the Tigers and previewed the 2017 football season.

  • New USC coach Mark Kingston retains three coaches and fills out the rest of his staff

    New USC coach Mark Kingston retains three coaches and fills out the rest of his staff

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-07-26 16:56:06 GMT
    Mark Kingston (Source: WIS)Mark Kingston (Source: WIS)

    Three members of former University of South Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook's staff will remain next season as new coach Mark Kingston announced his full staff ahead of the 2017-2018 season. 

    Three members of former University of South Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook's staff will remain next season as new coach Mark Kingston announced his full staff ahead of the 2017-2018 season. 

  • Mississippi State is the first team in SEC to kickoff fall practice

    Mississippi State is the first team in SEC to kickoff fall practice

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:28:34 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Bulldogs started fall practice with a 2:30pm session Tuesday in Starkville.

    The Bulldogs started fall practice with a 2:30pm session Tuesday in Starkville.

  • Game time set for SC-Kentucky home opener

    Game time set for SC-Kentucky home opener

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:23:45 GMT
    (Source: WIS)(Source: WIS)

    It's going to be a home game under the lights!

    It's going to be a home game under the lights!

  • Matt Luke introduced as Ole Miss interim head coach

    Matt Luke introduced as Ole Miss interim head coach

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:58:50 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    14 years as part of the Ole Miss football program as a coach or player has prepared Matt Luke for this opportunity. Admittedly it doesn't come under the circumstances he might've envisioned. But with a Rebel bloodline that runs 3 generations deep, the position fulfills a lifelong dream. "I can truly tell y'all today that this is my dream job," Luke said Monday at his first press conference as Ole Miss interim head coach. "It's a job that I've been preparing my whole li...

    14 years as part of the Ole Miss football program as a coach or player has prepared Matt Luke for this opportunity. Admittedly it doesn't come under the circumstances he might've envisioned. But with a Rebel bloodline that runs 3 generations deep, the position fulfills a lifelong dream. "I can truly tell y'all today that this is my dream job," Luke said Monday at his first press conference as Ole Miss interim head coach. "It's a job that I've been preparing my whole li...

  • Breaking

    Bjork: "Concerning pattern" of misconduct led to Freeze's forced resignation

    Bjork: "Concerning pattern" of misconduct led to Freeze's forced resignation

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:37:47 GMT

    The university announced the news in a tweet while naming Matt Luke the interim coach.

    The university announced the news in a tweet while naming Matt Luke the interim coach.

  • Swearinger brings back Gamecock greats for charity hoops contest

    Swearinger brings back Gamecock greats for charity hoops contest

    Sunday, July 16 2017 2:03 PM EDT2017-07-16 18:03:21 GMT
    (Source: The Big Spur)(Source: The Big Spur)

    D.J. Swearinger brought back several greats from the South Carolina football program to raise money for Palmetto Children's Hospital.

    D.J. Swearinger brought back several greats from the South Carolina football program to raise money for Palmetto Children's Hospital.

  • Mississippi State picked to finish 6th in SEC West, Ole Miss 7th

    Mississippi State picked to finish 6th in SEC West, Ole Miss 7th

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:12:31 GMT
    Soutce: WLBT ArchivesSoutce: WLBT Archives

    SEC Football Media Days concluded on Thursday with media in attendance predicting Alabama to win the 2017 SEC Championship. Georgia was selected to win the SEC Eastern Division.

    SEC Football Media Days concluded on Thursday with media in attendance predicting Alabama to win the 2017 SEC Championship. Georgia was selected to win the SEC Eastern Division.

  • Shea Patterson also in the Ole Miss spotlight at SEC Media Days

    Shea Patterson also in the Ole Miss spotlight at SEC Media Days

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-07-14 04:02:37 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Ole Miss sophomore enters his first full season as starting quarterback. Patterson is on the Maxwell Award watch list.

    The Ole Miss sophomore enters his first full season as starting quarterback. Patterson is on the Maxwell Award watch list.

  • Hugh Freeze filibuster kicks off Ole Miss session at SEC Media Days

    Hugh Freeze filibuster kicks off Ole Miss session at SEC Media Days

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:32:43 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    2,754 words, 16 minutes, 1 podium. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze kicked off Thursday at SEC Media Days with a congressional style filibuster.

    2,754 words, 16 minutes, 1 podium. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze kicked off Thursday at SEC Media Days with a congressional style filibuster.

  • Houston Nutt files civil lawsuit against Ole Miss, alleges defamation of character

    Houston Nutt files civil lawsuit against Ole Miss, alleges defamation of character

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:48:45 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Ole Miss NCAA saga took another turn on Wednesday. Former football coach Houston Nutt has filed a civil lawsuit against the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation and the University of Mississippi. Nutt is alleging that Ole Miss violated terms of his 2011 severance agreement.

    The Ole Miss NCAA saga took another turn on Wednesday. Former football coach Houston Nutt has filed a civil lawsuit against the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation and the University of Mississippi. Nutt is alleging that Ole Miss violated terms of his 2011 severance agreement.

  • Fitz, defense, and kicks some of the Mississippi State topics at SECMD17

    Fitz, defense, and kicks some of the Mississippi State topics at SECMD17

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-12 00:00:59 GMT
    WLBTWLBT
    Another year at the circus that is SEC Media Days. This year for Mississippi State, all talk on the Bulldog offense. Nick Fitzgerald wasn't in attendance today, but still plenty of questions asked as the QB enters his 2nd season in the role. Martinas Rankin has seen Fitzgerald's progress first hand, the Mendenhall alum also projected as a 1st Round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. "Now he's definitely a leader on the team. He's embracing the leadership role, doing what a quarterback ...
    Another year at the circus that is SEC Media Days. This year for Mississippi State, all talk on the Bulldog offense. Nick Fitzgerald wasn't in attendance today, but still plenty of questions asked as the QB enters his 2nd season in the role. Martinas Rankin has seen Fitzgerald's progress first hand, the Mendenhall alum also projected as a 1st Round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. "Now he's definitely a leader on the team. He's embracing the leadership role, doing what a quarterback ...
  • Coach O talks quarterbacks, Guice, and Alabama

    Coach O talks quarterbacks, Guice, and Alabama

    Coach Ed Orgeron (Source: WAFB)Coach Ed Orgeron (Source: WAFB)

    The Southeastern Conference held the first of its four-day media pilgrimage on Monday from Hoover, Alabama at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel.

    The Southeastern Conference held the first of its four-day media pilgrimage on Monday from Hoover, Alabama at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel.

  • Bielema on baby and 'Bebe'

    Bielema on baby and 'Bebe'

    Brett Bielema (Source: WAFB)Brett Bielema (Source: WAFB)

    Arkansas head coach, Brett Bielema, covered the 48 hours he was awake for the birth of his baby girl, to a meeting years ago with Ed "Bebe" Orgeron at SEC Media Days on Monday.

    Arkansas head coach, Brett Bielema, covered the 48 hours he was awake for the birth of his baby girl, to a meeting years ago with Ed "Bebe" Orgeron at SEC Media Days on Monday.

  • LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks on day 1 of SEC Media Days

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks on day 1 of SEC Media Days

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    First-year LSU head coach Ed Orgeron will lead off the media days on Monday, July 10 at the Hyatt's Winfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama.

    First-year LSU head coach Ed Orgeron will lead off the media days on Monday, July 10 at the Hyatt's Winfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama.

  • SEC Media Days 2017 are upon us

    SEC Media Days 2017 are upon us

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    The wildest four days of the college football offseason are upon us. It’s officially talking season.

    The wildest four days of the college football offseason are upon us. It’s officially talking season.

  • Thornwell shines in NBA debut

    Thornwell shines in NBA debut

    Saturday, July 8 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-07-08 16:36:39 GMT
    (Photo: Katie Dugan, 247Sports)(Photo: Katie Dugan, 247Sports)

    With his former college coach Frank Martin in attendance, and his former teammate PJ Dozier on the other bench, former South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell shined in his first professional game, a Las Vegas Summer League Game for the Los Angeles Clippers. 

    With his former college coach Frank Martin in attendance, and his former teammate PJ Dozier on the other bench, former South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell shined in his first professional game, a Las Vegas Summer League Game for the Los Angeles Clippers. 

  • Former Ole Miss football players give back at annual "You Gotta Believe" Camp

    Former Ole Miss football players give back at annual "You Gotta Believe" Camp

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-07-06 23:05:54 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    The annual "You Gotta Believe Camp" brought a number of former Ole Miss football players back to Jackson on Thursday. "It's just fun to get back together." Colts wide receiver and former Ole Miss football player Donte Moncrief said. "It will be a while before you see these guys again and the season is about to start, so it'll be a whole year before we see each other again. After the kids workout we do too, so we just have fun together." "It's ...
    The annual "You Gotta Believe Camp" brought a number of former Ole Miss football players back to Jackson on Thursday. "It's just fun to get back together." Colts wide receiver and former Ole Miss football player Donte Moncrief said. "It will be a while before you see these guys again and the season is about to start, so it'll be a whole year before we see each other again. After the kids workout we do too, so we just have fun together." "It's ...
  • Brent Rooker named SEC Male Athlete of the Year

    Brent Rooker named SEC Male Athlete of the Year

    Thursday, July 6 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-07-06 20:29:01 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The 2017 National Player of the Year, Rooker is the first Southeastern Conference player to ever surpass 20 home runs, 30 doubles and 75 RBIs in a single season, becoming the first Division I player to join the 20-30-75 club since 2002.

    The 2017 National Player of the Year, Rooker is the first Southeastern Conference player to ever surpass 20 home runs, 30 doubles and 75 RBIs in a single season, becoming the first Division I player to join the 20-30-75 club since 2002.

  • Former Gamecock punter Runager dies

    Former Gamecock punter Runager dies

    Thursday, July 6 2017 6:11 AM EDT2017-07-06 10:11:24 GMT
    Max Runager (Source: University of South Carolina Athletics)Max Runager (Source: University of South Carolina Athletics)

    A former Gamecock and pro football player has passed away. Details are limited, but those close with Max Runager's family tell us the former Gamecock punter has died.

    A former Gamecock and pro football player has passed away. Details are limited, but those close with Max Runager's family tell us the former Gamecock punter has died.

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