Football

Mike Leach says ‘pride, tradition’ brought him to Starkville

Mississippi State introduced Mike Leach as their new head coach Friday afternoon.

Over 20 sign with Auburn during early signing period

  Troy Trojans ink 24 during early signing period

  Game Week: 2019 Camellia Bowl features familiar foes

2019 SEC All-Freshman football team

  Alabama and Auburn heading to the Sunshine State for bowl games

  Arkansas State and FIU to meet in 6th Camellia Bowl

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Ole Miss confirms Lane Kiffin as new head football coach

SOURCES: Ole Miss to hire Kiffin as next head coach

  No. 15 Auburn stuns No. 5 Alabama 48-45 in 2019 Iron Bowl

Taking a look back at the Iron Bowl in the 2010s

Fourth College Football Playoff Rankings revealed

Trojans must defeat ranked App. State to gain bowl eligibility

No. 15 Auburn pounds its way to win over Samford

The No. 15 Auburn Tigers made easy work of the visiting Samford Bulldogs.

Third College Football Playoff rankings revealed

The top 4 remains the same with LSU at No. 1, Ohio State at No. 2, Clemson at No. 3 and Georgia at No. 4.

Bama QB Tua Tagovailoa’s hip surgery successful, expected to make full recovery

Tua Tagovailoa suffered a serious hip injury against Mississippi State during Saturday's football game.

Barker ties school record in big road win

The Trojans put up 63 points in the 63-27 win over the Texas State Bobcats in the Lone Star State.

No. 12 Auburn’s comeback sacked late against No. 4 Georgia

ASU looks to play spoiler in upcoming trip to Tallahassee

Second College Football Playoff rankings released

Battle ensues in Tuscaloosa, LSU comes out on top

First College Football Playoff rankings revealed

No. 11 Auburn quells Ole Miss comeback attempt

Streak of losses for Auburn at LSU continues

The No. 9 Auburn Tigers entered No. 2 LSU’s Death Valley without a win there since 1999.

  Bragging rights, more on the line in this year’s Magic City Classic

It’s the 78th chapter in this intense rivalry.

Bama QB Tua Tagovailoa sets school career passing TD record

Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is now the University of Alabama's career passing touchdown record holder. Tua tossed four more passing scores to give him 81 in his career to surpass AJ McArron's old mark of 77.

  No. 7 Auburn suffers first loss of season at No. 10 Florida

No. 7 Auburn suffers their first loss of the season at the hands of the Florida Gators.

Tennessee AD Fulmer says he still believes in Pruitt

Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer offers strong endorsement of beleaguered Vols football coach Jeremy Pruitt

No. 7 Auburn throttles Mississippi State

The Auburn Tigers are off to a 5-0 start, and 2-0 in conference play.

Hill-Eley on Grambling State game: ‘This is a game we need to win’

“This is a game we need to win," said Hill-Eley.

3 Tigers eclipse 100 rushing yards as No. 8 Auburn handles Kent State

The Golden Flashes of Kent State were seeing flashes of the Auburn offense all night as the No. 8 Tigers put up 55 points in a 55-16 win.

Faulkner falls at No. 13 Lindsey Wilson

The Eagles fell 26-14 after allowing 23 first half points.

  Malzahn: No. 8 Auburn won’t overlook Kent State

The No. 8 Auburn Tigers are 2-0 to begin the season and are fresh off a 24-6 win over Tulane to open up their home slate at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

  Jefferson hauls in 3 TDs in Labor Day Classic shootout

Jefferson pulled down three touchdowns as the Hornets held off the Tuskegee Golden Tigers 38-31 in ASU Stadium.

  ASU, Tuskegee looking forward to 3rd annual Labor Day Classic

There’s a big game in Montgomery this weekend as Alabama State and Tuskegee clash in the second Labor Day Classic Saturday in ASU Stadium.

  Huntingdon opens fall practice looking to fill in spots defensively

The Huntingdon Hawks opened fall practice Thursday and head coach Mike Turk says he’s just happy to be back out on the field.

  Hornets still searching for identity following first scrimmage

The Alabama State Hornets were back on the field inside ASU Stadium Saturday for their first scrimmage of the fall.

Alabama 5-star Running Back Trey Sanders out “indefinitely”

Alabama five-star running back Trey Sanders is out for the year after injuring his foot at practice.

Spencer Brown shows out during UAB’s 1st scrimmage of fall camp

The UAB Blazers held their first scrimmage of fall camp Saturday morning and running back Spencer Brown had an impressive day.

SEC unveils Alabama, Auburn 2020 football schedules

The 2020 season schedules are already here for Alabama and Auburn, and they’re both LOADED with must-see football games.

UAB Football helps renovate home in Fairfield

UAB football is continuing to make a difference in the Birmingham area. The Blazers traded in their helmets and pads for paintbrushes and shovels to help renovate a home in Fairfield for Habitat for Humanity.

Stoops ‘excited’ to have Troy QB transfer Smith on team

Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops spoke at SEC Media Days Thursday and talked about the experience he’s now adding to the quarterback room.

  Muschamp on Bentley: ‘I’ve been very comfortable since day one with Jake’

Jake Bentley made his third consecutive trip to SEC Media Days as he enters his senior season at South Carolina.

  How the Crimson Tide put title game loss behind them, or did they?

The Alabama Crimson Tide led off Day 3 of SEC Media Days in Hoover still answering questions about last season’s College Football Playoff National Championship game loss to Clemson.

  SECMD19: Arkansas player brings Chucky doll to SEC Media Days

Agim brought the doll to honor a family member that was killed.

Troy tailback named to Maxwell Award Watch List

Since 1937, the Maxwell Award, named in honor of Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, has been given to the top college football player.

  Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher addresses mental health

It’s not just football anymore as student athletes of the 21st century are dealing with plenty.

  A self evaluation shows Jeremy Pruitt dropped the ball at Tennessee

While the game of football has changed throughout the years on field, one thing remains constant when forming a good, solid team, and that is developing relationships.

  Georgia enters 2019 with ‘Do More’ mentality

The Dawgs have won 32 games in three seasons under Smart but still haven’t figured out a way to topple the Tide on the biggest stages.

  Florida Gators ready for jump back into the spotlight

Year two has a history of being a step up for a Dan Mullen team, at Mississippi State it was a four game improvement, if the Gators follow suit in year two under Mullen the Gator Chomp could enjoy a season to remember.

SEC Media Days headed back to Atlanta in 2020, Nashville in 2021

Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey announced Monday that SEC Media Days will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2020 followed by Nashville in 2021.

Jared Lorenzen dies at age 38

Former UK quarterback Jared Lorenzen has died, WAVE 3 News has learned.

  Alabama State opens Spring Camp

Alabama State kicked off Spring practice under clear skies and perfect temperatures on Monday afternoon.

Troy football announces 2019 schedule, coaching positions

It’s been an exciting two days to be a Troy Trojan football fan.

20 from AL schools invited to NFL Draft Combine

Auburn, Alabama, Troy, Alabama State and South Alabama will be represented at this year’s combine.

Auburn rounds out National Signing Day with 5 signees

The Auburn Tigers closed out their 2019 signing class by signing five high school seniors.

Alabama wraps up another top-tier class on NSD

According to 24/7, Alabama reigned supreme Wednesday, when Nick Saban’s 2019 signing class rose to 27 signed commitments.

  Troy builds on best recruiting class in school history

Wednesday, Chip Lindsey and his staff bolstered this already impressive class by adding some more impressive pieces.

Missouri sanctioned by NCAA after academic misconduct

The NCAA has sanctioned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs after an investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a tutor that completed a myriad of coursework

Troy football announces spring practice schedule, sets T-Day date

The Troy Trojans will open spring practice March 19. A month later, the Trojans will host their annual T-Day game April 20 at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

3 more added to Chip Lindsey’s Troy staff

While his on-field staff is complete, Troy head football coach Chip Lindsey is still making additions to his off-field team.

Lindsey rounds out on-field staff with latest hire

Chip Lindsey has made the final hire to his on-field staff. Thursday, the hiring of Ray Brown was announced.

Former Auburn running back ‘Cadillac’ Williams returning to the Plains

Auburn legend Carnell “Cadillac” Williams is returning to his alma mater to coach the position he played.

  Senior Bowl brings out the best upperclassmen in college football

It’s a week long job interview for the players at the 70th annual Reese’s Senior Bowl.

2 more coaches added to Lindsey’s staff at Troy

It’s been wave after wave of announcements regarding additions to the Troy football coaching staff and it’s not stopping.

Changes, additions announced to ASU football staff

There’ll be some new faces leading the student-athletes of the Alabama State University football team next fall.

Alabama linebacker Mack Wilson joins NFL draft exodus

Alabama middle linebacker Mack Wilson is entering the NFL draft

Miami hires Alabama’s Dan Enos as offensive coordinator

Miami hired Dan Enos as its new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Friday, luring him away from national runner-up Alabama

4 Alabama players announce they are declaring for NFL draft

4 Alabama players announce they are declaring for NFL draft

Troy DC joining Neal Brown at West Virginia

Former Troy defensive coordinator Vic Koenning will be joining Neal Brown's staff at West Virginia.

Did Alabama’s fake field goal attempt cost them the game?

It was wacky, weird, and unsuccessful. We’re talking about the failed fake field goal attempt in the third quarter of Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson.

  Clemson too much for Alabama, Tide falls 44-16 in CFP title game

Alabama and Clemson have been here before. And they’ve been here against each other.

  Did Dabo decline a job offer from Saban?

At CFP Media Day on Saturday, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said the Alabama coach offered him a job and Swinney declined.

Is it time to call Alabama-Clemson a rivalry?

What else is there to say about these two teams? By now, Alabama and Clemson pretty much know each other like the back of their hands - or so it seems.

’He can do it all’: Alabama defenders discuss Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence

Alabama defenders respect Clemson first-year quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

How many Tagovailoas will be in attendance for Monday’s championship game?

When asked at CFP Media Day on Saturday, the first-year Alabama quarterback said he couldn’t confirm a number of family members attending Monday's game.

Nick Saban says there is a cost to playoff expansion

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban will lead his team to a National Championship appearance on Monday after defeated Oklahoma in the playoffs.

Neal Brown officially named as head coach at West Virginia

Brown signed a six-year deal worth just over $19 million to become the Mountaineers head coach, according to the university.

  Tide arrives in Cali ahead of national championship game

Friday evening around 6 p.m. Pacific Standard time, Alabama arrived in California.

Reports: West Virginia set to hire Troy’s Neal Brown

What a run it’s been. Brown won’t depart without leaving a legacy. He restored the Trojans' to dominance and put the team back on the national map.

No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson set for 3rd title match in 4 years

If you like trilogies, this is the one for you. Alabama and Clemson are set to go head-to-head in their third College Football Playoff National Championship Game in four years.