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Nick Saban wins 2020 Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Coach of the Year Award

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban was given the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award Wednesday night.

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

CFP Exec. Director, Ohio State AD: National Championship game still on

Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian takes head coaching job at UT

Auburn falls to Northwestern in Citrus Bowl

  Auburn introduces Bryan Harsin as new head football coach

  City of Montgomery hosting 2 bowl games

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  When will Auburn name its new football coach?

Troy football season concludes after ULM game canceled

Memphis, Florida Atlantic to face each other in Montgomery Bowl

Alabama remains atop the College Football Playoff rankings

Nix comfortable heading into 2nd career Iron Bowl

Alabama tops the College Football Playoff rankings

Alabama’s Mac Jones set for second Iron Bowl start

Alabama junior quarterback, Mac Jones, is top 10 in the nation in passing entering Iron Bowl weekend.

  Troy Hall of Famer Sim Byrd dies at 75

Sim Byrd was one of the greatest players in Troy history.

  Troy QB Gunnar Watson eyeing return to field against Middle Tennessee

Troy quarterback Gunnar Watson is hoping to play Saturday against Middle Tennessee.

Ole Miss vs Texas A&M postponed due to COVID outbreak

Ole Miss' football game against Texas A&M will not take place this weekend.

  Multiple football games postponed due to COVID-19

The evolution of Mac Jones: How the Alabama quarterback found his stride in Tuscaloosa

  Team chemistry helping Trojans find success in 2020

Ole Miss freshman ‘has regained movement’ after receiving severe injury at practice

LSU freshman QB Finley set to start at Auburn; LSU defense gets ready for challenge of Auburn offense

  Big weekend for Bama minus thousands of fans

  VIDEO: New spaces and renovations at Bryant-Denny Stadium

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban called the new locker room, recruitment room and tunnel some of the finest spaces in the country.

Alabama predicted to win the 2020 SEC Championship

Alabama received 77 votes while Georgia and LSU tied for second with seven votes each.

Auburn, Alabama prepare to welcome back fans

Alabama and Auburn will return to the gridiron this Saturday, but the experience will be a lot different for fans.

  Troy running back BJ Smith ready for return to the gridiron

The road to recovery was a long one, but Troy running back BJ Smith never let his knee injury keep him down.

  Troy season opener moved to ESPN2

The Trojans will take on Middle Tennessee on Sept. 19.

  Troy quarterback Gunnar Watson grows as a leader

Gunnar Watson has shown growth since being named Troy's starting quarterback.

UAB opens 2020 season with record-setting win

The win marks UAB’s 19 consecutive home win, which sets a record for the most in C-USA history.

College GameDay to return to ESPN this weekend

Get ready college football fans, because the “College GameDay” crew is returning this weekend.

  Central Arkansas wins college football’s first 2020 game

Central Arkansas beat Austin Peay in the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff Classic.

  Fans react to first college football game during COVID-19 pandemic

The nationally televised game drew curiosity from football fans who wondered what a college game would look like in the middle of a pandemic.

  Troy Trojans name starting quarterback

Head coach Chip Lindsey named sophomore Gunnar Watson as the starting quarterback.

  “Are we playing or not?” Alabama RB Najee Harris’ one concern this season

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones and running back Najee Harris spoke to the media Friday on a Zoom call, the first interviews the Crimson Tide has had since last fall.

Gadsden PD: UAB football player dies after accidental shooting

Allen Merrick joined the Blazers this season and was a standout at Gadsden City High School.

Reports: SEC to play 10-game, conference-only schedule

The report states the league approved a kickoff date of Sept. 26 with the SEC title game scheduled for Dec. 19.

Birmingham-Southern football to play season in spring

Birmingham-Southern Head Football Coach Tony Joe White wants to make one thing clear, football season is not cancelled, it’s just been moved to the spring.

Univ. of Alabama AD says they will ‘adjust’ after Pac-12 decision

The matchup between Alabama and USC Sept. 5 to kick off the season will not happen.

Troy, UAB add two more games in future series

The Trojans will host the Blazers Sept, 18, 2032, and travel to Birmingham Sept. 10, 2033.

Prattville native Roman Harper to be inducted into Saints Hall of Fame

Prattville's Roman Harper is to be inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame.

LSU confirms at least 30 football players are in quarantine due to COVID-19

According to a report from Sport’s Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger, at least 30 LSU football players are in quarantine because they tested positive for COVID-19 or were found to have had contact with those who tested positive.

28 Clemson athletes, staffers test positive for COVID-19

School has administered 315 tests

Familiar names on 2021 CFB Hall of Fame ballot

Players and coaches from the University of Alabama, Auburn University, and Troy University are all up for the Class of 2021.

SEC announces date athletes can return for in-person activities

The SEC says activities must be under strict supervision of designated university personnel and safety guidelines developed by each institution.

Troy-Army to play four game football series

This will be Troy’s first matchups against the Black Knights on the gridiron.

  Troy’s BJ Smith ready to bounce back in 2020

He was the preseason Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year and rushed for over 100 yards in the season opener against Campbell.

Alabama QB Taulia Tagovailoa enters transfer portal

Taulia is the younger brother of former Alabama QB and now Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailo.

Carver’s James Robinson stays ready for Tennessee football

The offensive lineman signed with the Tennessee Volunteers on early signing day, but the coronavirus has altered his timeline.

  Former Montgomery Academy star ready for shot in NFL

Former Montgomery Academy standout Josh Thomas has always been a star athlete.

Jared Mayden prepping for NFL despite COVID-19

Like every other playing looking to improve their chances on getting into the NFL, the coronavirus has presented many challenges for Alabama’s Jared Mayden, including finding places to train.

Malzahn talks COVID-19 and the Auburn football program

Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn held a teleconference Wednesday afternoon with reporters to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the football program.

Full 2020 Troy football schedule released

The Sun Belt Conference released the Troy Trojans’ full 2020 football schedule.

Henry Ruggs III going for history at NFL Combine

Henry Ruggs III is fast, but is he the fastest? That’s what he wants to prove at the NFL Combine this week.

2020 SEC Media Days schedule released

The annual event shifts back to the College Football Hall of Fame and Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center this summer.

LSU, FSU schedule 2022 season-opener in Superdome

LSU and Florida State have scheduled a two-game series in football beginning with the 2022 season-opener at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Tuskegee signs 19 on National Signing Day

Ten of their signings hail from the Sunshine State.

Auburn football adds 3 on National Signing Day

The three who signed Tuesday join the 23 who signed in December during the early period.

AU back entering NCAA’s transfer portal

Some huge news on The Plains in Auburn

  2020 Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff matchup announced

The 2020 season will mark the fourth straight season the FCS Kickoff will be held in Montgomery.

  Jalen Hurts suits up with former teammates

It was just a year ago that former Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts decided to transfer to Oklahoma.

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

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

Mississippi State hires Mike Leach as head coach

Mississippi State is hiring Mike Leach as its new head football coach, according to multiple reports.

Tua Tagovailoa to announce NFL Draft decision Monday morning

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will announce his decision January 6.

Over 20 sign with Auburn during early signing period

The Auburn Tigers took a moment to break from preparations for their Outback Bowl game preparation to announce their early signing class for the 2020 season.

  Troy Trojans ink 24 during early signing period

The signees break down into nine junior college transfers and 15 high school signees.

  Game Week: 2019 Camellia Bowl features familiar foes

A week from Saturday the 6th annual Camellia Bowl will bring together the Sun Belt’s Arkansas State Red Wolves and Conference USA’s Florida International Panthers.

2019 SEC All-Freshman football team

Alabama had a league-leading five student-athletes named to the 2019 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Football Team.

  Alabama and Auburn heading to the Sunshine State for bowl games

The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers are both headed to Florida for New Year’s Day bowl games.

  Arkansas State and FIU to meet in 6th Camellia Bowl

The 2019 Camellia Bowl will kick off at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 21 from historic Cramton Bowl.

Ole Miss confirms Lane Kiffin as new head football coach

The University of Mississippi has finalized a deal with Lane Kiffin to become the new head coach of the Ole Miss football program.

SOURCES: Ole Miss to hire Kiffin as next head coach

Sources have told WLBT that Lane Kiffin has reached an agreement to become the 38th head coach at Ole Miss.

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

Book the 2019 Iron Bowl as another one for the ages.

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

As the decade closes, so will yet another chapter of the Iron Bowl as Auburn and Alabama meet inside Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Fourth College Football Playoff Rankings revealed

There’s one noticeable change in the Top 4 of this week’s College Football Playoff rankings.

Trojans must defeat ranked App. State to gain bowl eligibility

The Troy Trojans need to regroup quickly ahead of their next game.

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

The latest chapter in the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry was ruled by the defenses.