Archive for December, 2013

ESPN: Winston, Gurley among top underclassmen

FSU’s Jameis Winston and Georgia’s Todd Gurley are among the top 25 non-draft-eligible players in the country, according to ESPN.

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SEC coaches pick Manziel, McCarron as top QBs

Johnny Manziel is the coaches’ pick for their All-SEC first-team QB, but they put Alabama’s AJ McCarron on the second team, ahead of Georgia’s Aaron Murray.

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Murray can now charge for autographs

If all you want for Christmas is Aaron Murray’s autograph, here’s your chance. Murray, who is now a former Georgia QB, will sign autographs at Georgia Square Mall in Athens, beginning at 1 p.m. Dec. 14.

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Manziel, not Murray or McCarron, is first-team All-SEC

Johnny Manziel was selected first-team All-SEC by the AP, released today, ahead of Georgia’s Aaron Murray and Alabama’s AJ McCarron.

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Recliners, PS4 systems among bowl gifts

There will be plenty of college football players sporting new watches and Oakley sunglasses this winter. Some will even receive a recliner and a new PlayStation 4. Those are some of the most popular items included in the gift/goodie bags handed out to bowl teams, according to Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal.

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Heisman about entire season, not one game

Auburn’s Tre Mason went from being an afterthought to a Heisman Trophy candidate after his performance in the SEC Championship game.

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Ga. Military falls short in national title game

East Mississippi Community College defeated Georgia Military College for the NJCAA national title.

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Auburn dream realized: Play FSU for national title

The SEC gets another shot at extending its national title streak.

Auburn, the conference and its fans can thank Michigan State for that.

The Spartans defeated No. 2 and previously undefeated Ohio State 34-24 Saturday night to ruin the Buckeyes’ dreams, meaning that Auburn’s dream season will continue with a date with No. 1 Florida State for the national championship.

The game will be played at 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 6 in the Rose Bowl.

The SEC has won the past seven national titles, dating to Texas’ win over Southern California to cap the 2005 season.

Since then, Alabama has won three titles (2009, ‘11, ‘12), Florida has won two (’06, ‘08), and LSU (’07) and Auburn (’10) have one each.

Ohio State was looking to win its first national title since 2002, when the Buckeyes defeated Miami in the Orange Bowl. But Michigan …

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SEC Championship game — 3 things from first half

One of the most improbable SEC Championship games is off to an incredible start. Here’s what we learned in the first half and what to look out for in the second.

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Georgia Military College ready for national title game

No. 1 GMC (11-0) will play second-ranked East Mississippi Community College (11-0) in the Mississippi Bowl at 3 p.m. Saturday in Biloxi, Miss. It will be streamed live at njcaatv.com/bowlgames.

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