LSU’s Jalen Mills’ rehab ‘ahead of the curve’

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

(AP) LSU coach Les Miles had some great news for LSU fans regarding safety Jalen Mills’ injury rehab during his radio show on Wednesday. “His progression is happening extremely fast,” Miles said according to TheAdvocate.com’s Marcus Rodrigue. “Utility is there. He’s way ahead of the curve.” The preseason All-SEC safety suffered a fractured fibula early in summer camp and has been sidelined ever since, but is recovering at a good ...

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LSU’s Jalen Mills’ rehab ‘ahead of the curve’

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

(AP) LSU coach Les Miles had some great news for LSU fans regarding safety Jalen Mills’ injury rehab during his radio show on Wednesday. “His progression is happening extremely fast,” Miles said according to TheAdvocate.com’s Marcus Rodrigue. “Utility is there. He’s way ahead of the curve.” The preseason All-SEC safety suffered a fractured fibula early in summer camp and has been sidelined ever since, but is recovering at a good ...

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LSU’s Jalen Mills’ rehab ‘ahead of the curve’

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

(AP) LSU coach Les Miles had some great news for LSU fans regarding safety Jalen Mills’ injury rehab during his radio show on Wednesday. “His progression is happening extremely fast,” Miles said according to TheAdvocate.com’s Marcus Rodrigue. “Utility is there. He’s way ahead of the curve.” The preseason All-SEC safety suffered a fractured fibula early in summer camp and has been sidelined ever since, but is recovering at a good ...

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Florida Gators notes: No starting QB named, Latroy Pittman has work to do

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Treon Harris (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) With Florida’s game against East Carolina set for Saturday night, the Gators won’t name a starting quarterback. Instead, coach Jim McElwain said he expects to use a game plan similar to the one against New Mexico State, with quarterbacks Will Grier and Treon Harris rotating series. “We’re going to basically do the same thing,” McElwain said Wednesday. “Which guy is going to trot out ...

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Nick Saban: Alabama wide receiver Cam Sims ‘is healthy,’ but not ‘100 percent’

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Alabama wide receiver Cam Sims at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama wide receiver Cam Sims practiced on Tuesday and Wednesday, adding another step to his speedy recovery after tearing his left ACL and LCL during a March practice. Coach Nick Saban told the media that Sims — originally expected to contribute big minutes as a sophomore — is making strong progress as the team nears its second game of the ...

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Auburn sells out tickets before its first home game for first time in school history

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Auburn fans react at the end of a win over Alabama during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Auburn beat Alabama 34-28. (AP Photo/Skip Martin) Were you planning to attend one of Auburn’s seven home football games this season? Well if you don’t already have a ticket you may be out of luck. The Auburn Athletics Department announced, that for the first time in school history, it ...

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Tim Tebow is back with ESPN and the SEC Network

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, left, congratulates Florida quarterback Tim Tebow following an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009. Florida won 29-19. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle) A familiar face will be on the SEC Nation pregame show this Saturday in Nashville. Tim Tebow, the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion, will reclaim his post as an analyst on the pregame show after being released by ...

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Two SEC coaches take shots at Ohio State for weak scheduling

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Bret Bielema took a shot at Ohio State on Wednesday for its weak schedule. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Arkansas has a tough road ahead. As it stands now, the Razorbacks are set to play eight ranked opponents this season. For comparison, No. 1 Ohio State plays just one. That’s something Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was sure to point out during the SEC teleconference on Wednesday when asked his opinion on the SEC having a record 10 teams ranked in ...

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Derrick Henry, Nick Chubb top ESPN’s Week 2 Heisman Watch

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Derrick Henry #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide before the Advocare Classic against the Wisconsin Badgers at AT&T Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) A running back has not won the Heisman Trophy since Alabama’s Mark Ingram in 2009. But if ESPN’s Week 2 Heisman Watch is any indication, we might see that six-year drought snapped in December. Alabama’s Derrick Henry and Georgia’s Nick ...

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Alabama’s No. 1 prospect to see playing time for Auburn this weekend

Andy Johnston | Posted on September 9, 2015

Gus Malzahn (Getty Images) Auburn was happy to escape last weekend with a 31-24 victory against Louisville in Atlanta. However, a player that played just one snap in that win is garnering a lot of the attention going into Saturday’s game against Jacksonville State. Freshman running back Kerryon Johnson, who was rated the No. 1 2015 prospect in Alabama by ESPN and multiple other outlets, will “definitely” play, according to ...

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