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UGA’s Mark Richt fourth among active coaches with 74 players drafted

UGA coach Mark Richt has had great success in sending players to the NFL. (AP photo) If you want to reach the NFL, it might pay off to play for one of these guys. Steve Spurrier has sent 100 players to the NFL, the most of any active college football coach, according to research by Athlon Sports. “I’ve got 100 drafted since I’ve been a coach?” Spurrier told ...

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Alabama No. 1, UGA 4th in NFL draft picks the past four years

Amari Cooper knows he’ll be drafted in the first round in this year’s NFL Draft. (Getty Images) There’s a reason Alabama has been so successful the past four years. Actually several. Coachingsearch.com NFL teams have drafted 30 players who played for Alabama since 2011, the most of any college program during that time. LSU, with 29, was second, ...

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Steve Spurrier autobiography set to be published in 2016

Former Florida Steve Spurrier is working on an autobiography that is due out next year. (Getty Images) The man every Georgia Bulldogs fan loves to hate is coming out with a book next year. Steve Spurrier is collaborating with longtime sportswriter and author Buddy Martin on an untitled autobiography that is expected to be released in 2016. Don’t expect it to be ...

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$4 million men: SEC coaching salaries continue to soar

Missouri’s Gary Pinkel is the latest SEC coach to make at least $4 million a year. (AP photo) Ten. Count them. Ten of the SEC’s football coaches are making at least $4 million a year. Missouri’s Gary Pinkel became the latest SEC coach to join the $4 million club when he signed an extension that boosted his salary to $4.02 million this fall. USA ...

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Clemson QB Deshaun Watson on comeback trail

Deshaun Watson spent spring practice next to Dabo Swinney, which isn’t where he wanted. Nothing against his coach, but Watson would have rather been running the offense, building cohesiveness with his receivers and generally working to improve on a freshman season filled with promise, but interrupted by injuries. One of those — a torn ACL — caused ...

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Publix: Employee not part of Jameis Winston’s crab leg caper

Jameis Winston changed his story about how he left Publix with those crab legs last April. (AP photo) These crab legs have a long shelf life. Both Publix and Florida State AD Stan Wilcox issued statements Wednesday regarding the latest chapter in the Jameis Winston crab legs saga, which I wrote about this morning. Instead of taking the crab legs from a Publix store ...

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Jameis Winston: Publix employee gave him crab legs

Jameis Winston is projected as the No. 1 pick in next week’s NFL Draft despite his transgressions at FSU. (AP photo) It appears Jameis Winston risked arrest over a NCAA violation. Winston admitted Tuesday night that he didn’t steal the crab legs from a Publix last April in an interview with current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh assistant Jedd Fisch in an ...

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Alvin Kamara hopes to provide boost, burst to Tennessee

Alvin Kamara was the AJC’s player of the year as a senior at Norcross in 2012. (Jason Getz/AJC) Alvin Kamara and fellow Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd already have a nickname, even though Kamara hasn’t played in a game for the Volunteers. Running backs coach Robert Gillespie calls them CMG, as in the “Chain-Moving Gang.” Hurd, who rushed for 899 ...

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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn names Jeremy Johnson as starting QB

Jeremy Johnson will replace Nick Marshall as Auburn’s starting QB in 2015. (AP photo) To continue with the Auburn theme today, Gus Malzahn earlier this afternoon, named Jeremy Johnson as starting QB for 2015. ICYMI, Tray Matthews had a strong A-Day scrimmage on Saturday. In other news, the sky is blue (except in Georgia in April) and grass is green. We just ...

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Tray Matthews makes immediate impact in Auburn’s A-Day game

Tray Matthews had an eventful A-Day scrimmage in his first game in Jordan-Hare since he and Josh Harvey-Clemons failed to knock down a pass that landed in the hands of Ricardo Louis in the play that became known as the “Prayer at Jordan-Hare.” Saturday was Redemption Day for Matthews. The former Georgia defensive back who transferred to Auburn after the ...

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