AUBURN, Ala. -- The game plan for Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and the Tigers passing game was clear from the opening possession -- pick on No. 9 in white.
AUBURN, Ala. -- Mississippi State coaches said all week if Tyler Russell was medically cleared to play, he'd play. They didn't however, say anything about starting.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Unable to stop Johnny Manziel, Alabama answered Texas A&M the only way it could: The top-ranked Crimson Tide just kept on scoring, hoping to have the ball last.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Mississippi found a running play that worked against Texas, and just like BYU a week earlier, kept running it again and again.
AUSTIN, Tex. -- What a difference a year can make. A lot of things can happen in a year. For Ole Miss and Texas, a year can mean a 180 degree difference in the direction of your football program. After jumping out to a 14-0 lead early, Ole Miss took Texas's best shots in the 2nd quarter, then rolled in the second half behind a strong rushing attack to take 44-23 victory before 101,474 fans, the 3rd largest crowd in Texas history.
AUSTIN, Tex. -- The eyes of Mississippi were upon Austin, Texas this week as the roads leading west from Mississippi were ﬁlled with Ole Miss fans traveling to the Texas state capital in anticipation of their beloved Rebels ﬁrst visit since 1925 to take on national power Texas on the gridiron.
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STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann refused comment on a Yahoo Sports report that two former Mississippi State football players received impermissible benefits.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College freshman running back Preston Baker hobbled back to the team's postgame huddle Thursday night.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban knows it's become irrelevant whether frenetic, no-huddle offenses are what he wants college football to be.
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Longhorns are in crisis.
FULTON -- The No. 12 Itawamba Community College football team survived five turnovers, three on special teams, to defeat Mississippi Delta C.C. 23-13 in the Indians' MACJC North Division opener on Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- A national report suggests five football players from three Southeastern Conference schools received impermissible benefits.
STARKVILLE -- Joey Swinarski completed his mission last week when the NCAA Eligibility Center cleared him to play college baseball this spring.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- All eyes might be on Johnny Manziel on Saturday when Alabama takes on Texas A&M game -- except for the Crimson Tide's defensive backs.
FULTON -- The Itawamba Community College CC football team moved up to No. 12 in the NJCAA and JCGridiron.com football polls after its 40-6 victory against Southwest Mississippi C.C. last week in Summit.
OXFORD -- Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze did much of his homework on Texas before the season even began.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 6 Texas A&M University football team's defense didn't look great against Football Championship Subdivision school Sam Houston State University, giving up some huge plays in a 65-28 victory.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State freshman wide receiver Fred Brown will not be suspended for the Southeastern Conference opener against Auburn.
STARKVILLE -- It's not a situation where the Mississippi State offensive staff doesn't know what formations are coming from their opponent.
1. Changes to mental approach, swing have helped Rooker COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Starkville Academy's Hamilton signs with EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Oak Hill Academy beats West Memphis to reach second round HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Starkville Academy's Futral signs with EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. McArthur, Ole Miss beat No. 16 Arkansas COLLEGE SPORTS