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Your search for 12/2014 returned 23 results.


Nick Chubb, Leonard Fournette send message for 2015

Nick Chubb enjoyed his record-setting day against Louisville in the Belk Bowl. (UGA Sports) Just last year, the SEC was filled with star talent at QB with guys like AJ McCarron, Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger. Two freshmen demonstrated Tuesday that their offenses — and opposing defenses — will focus on them in 2015. Georgia’s ...

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SEC is 3-0 in bowls with nine more to play

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin enjoys the moments after the Aggies knocked off West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl. (Getty) Three bowls down, nine to go for the SEC. The SEC is 3-0 through its first three bowl games, with more more — Notre Dame vs. LSU (Music City Bowl) and Louisville vs. Georgia (Belk Bowl) — scheduled today. It’s doubtful the ...

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Lane Kiffin plans on returning to Alabama next year

Lane Kiffin said he plans to return to Alabama next fall. (AP photo) Lane Kiffin will be a tempting target for those NFL teams — Jets, Falcons, Bears, 49ers among them — who are shopping for a new coach, but he said Monday morning that he plans to return to Alabama next fall. Alabama’s offensive coordinator was the star of a Sugar Bowl news confer...

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SEC bowl preview

Dak Prescott’s skills will be on display against Georgia Tech’s defense in the Orange Bowl. (AP photo) The SEC couldn’t continue its national championship streak last year, but has a team in prime position to start a new one. Alabama is the top seed for the new College Football Playoff, but will need to defeat Ohio State and either Oregon or Florida ...

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ACC bowl preview

The Rose Bowl will feature the past two Heisman Trophy winners, including FSU QB Jameis Winston. (AP photo) The ACC can build on the momentum it gained from going 4-0 against the SEC in rivalry games to end the regular season because three conference teams play bowl games against SEC teams over the next couple of weeks. Here is a quick preview of all 11 ACC bowls. ...

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Heisman Trophy win potentially worth $800,000

Tim Tebow’s Heisman Trophy resulted in a lucrative shoe deal with Nike. (AP photo). Winning the little bronze man could mean a lot of green. ESPN.com broke down how much winning a Heisman Trophy can be worth to the recipient, coming up with a figure of $800,000 over the course of a lifetime. At a minimum. Here’s the breakdown: Autograph deal — ...

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Peach, Holiday among the best bowls to watch

Bo Wallace and the Ole Miss Rebels will play TCU in the Peach Bowl. (AP photo) Hopefully you’ll be able to get away from work during the holidays. If so, clear time to watch bowl games. Not all of them, of course. There’s only about 3,476 bowls these days, so I don’t know anybody who’ll be able to do that. But pick out a select few and enjoy ...

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Shorter’s Jordan Shaw reaps benefits of big season

Shorter free safety Jordan Shaw was selected as the Gulf South’s defensive player of the year after he had eight interceptions. (Shorter Athletics) Jordan Shaw watches as much football as possible. Georgia and Falcons games mostly, but if he has the time, football usually is on somewhere around him. He watches not just because he loves the sport, but also to ...

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SEC Network to show fire, play fight songs on Christmas

There will be plenty of SEC football to go around Christmas morning, thanks to the SEC Network. (AP photo) Have a little Roll Tide with your yuletide. The SEC Network with show a roaring fire in a fireplace and play Christmas music interspersed with SEC fight songs from 6-10 a.m. Eastern on Christmas morning. While stockings are hung by the chimney w/ care a ...

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Attendance down nationally, but SEC sets record

Georgia was ninth in the FBS in attendance this season with more than 92,000 fans a game. (UGA Athletics) College football attendance was down across the country, but you wouldn’t have guessed that if you went to SEC games this season. Photos: Look at top 10 crowds in college football Even though the average attendance at FBS games was 43,483, according to ...

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