HOOVER, Ala. -- Gus Malzahn and Kevin Sumlin got their Southeastern Conference head coaching tenures off to blazing starts. They're both facing a different kind of heat now. Auburn's Malzahn and Texas A&M's Sumlin enter the 2017 college football season likely needing to show some improvement to ensure their job security. Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze could find his job on the line for a different reason, depending on the outcome of an NCAA investigation into his program.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The last three football seasons have proven one thing about the Southeastern Conference: It has 13 teams chasing Alabama. Alabama coach Nick Saban might not agree with the sentiment, but that didn't keep his colleagues from recognizing it Wednesday at SEC Media Days.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The rematch between Alabama and Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship in January provided talking points to last six months.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mississippi State athletic department self-reported 14 violations from the 2016-17 academic year, five of them related to football and all of them secondary violations.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Former Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt has filed a civil lawsuit against the school and its athletics foundation, alleging a breach of his severance agreement because of false statements he says school officials made in an ongoing NCAA investigation.
HOOVER, Ala. -- As he does with every soon-to-be senior, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen sat down with wide receiver Donald Gray in his office. These meetings always come in January and they always carry the same question.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The only thing missing from Georgia's 2016 defense -- which ranked 16th nationally and fourth in the conference -- is a single defensive back, Maurice Smith.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Any time Kirby Smart caught the attention of a television camera while he was Alabama's defensive coordinator, Scott Cochran was probably in the shot, too. Cochran was given the duty of sideline management, which often meant grabbing Smart by the belt loop to keep him from meandering onto the field in giving a defensive call.
HOOVER, Alabama -- Ed Orgeron took the podium at Southeastern Conference Media Days and launched into a story from 1971.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The 10 years of Bret Bielema's head coaching career have provided enough precedent to assume one thing of his teams: quality offensive line play.
STARKVILLE -- The Southeastern Conference is not expected to hurt for quality offensive linemen. The players around them will be the topic of discussion beginning Monday.
Networking has been a priority for Roxanne Hernandez for a long time.
CALEDONIA -- Samantha (Kreller) Brooks didn't see it coming.
STARKVILLE -- For all the comfort that comes with going to college in one's hometown, it could've easily come with just as much pressure for Kobe Jones. The ease of access due to proximity can lead to an exaggerated itch for early playing time, whether that's the beneficial first step or not.
Work rate. When Tim Gould looks at the first roster for his Mississippi University for Women men's soccer team, he sees a common trait he hopes will help bring the Owls together quickly.
STARKVILLE -- Reggie Todd has changed from the man he was prior to his redshirt year with the Mississippi State football team. This season, Todd hopes the changes he has made to his body will help him be a serious threat at wide receiver. But there's more to Todd than the physical transformation.
Nathan Wilson and Chandler Lester can feel the excitement building. After all, in a little more than two months Wilson, Lester, and former Caledonia High School standout Will Jones will help the Mississippi University for Women men's soccer team make history when it plays host to Concordia College (Ala.) at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Downtown Soccer Complex in Columbus. The match will be The W's first ever men's intercollegiate competition as the school welcomes sports back to the campus.
STARKVILLE -- Seven months removed from the start of the 2018 baseball season, Mississippi State coach Andy Cannizaro knows playing time will be up for grabs.
STARKVILLE -- Andy Cannizaro only had three seasons of college baseball experience before getting his first head coaching job. If Cannizaro had 30 years of experience, he isn't sure his first year as coach would have been any easier.
STARKVILLE -- In describing his first season as Mississippi State's baseball coach as a series of "hoops to jump through," Andy Cannizaro and the Bulldogs couldn't escape a series of injuries that started in the fall and continued through the spring.
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