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In a sense, Watts Dantzler's career as a Georgia offensive lineman was summed up in coach Mark Richt's two news conferences this past week.

It wasn't long ago when tailback was the position at Georgia that was equal parts talent and mischief.

More often than not, the NCAA men's basketball tournament champion needs at least one close victory along the way.

Amari Cooper has made plenty of plays during his first two years as an Alabama receiver, and he doesn't appear to be letting up.

College football coaches often strive for balance, but Georgia's Mark Richt found himself answering an equal number of off-the-field queries Tuesday evening after the Bulldogs opened spring practice.

Four University of Georgia football players, including starting safety Tray Matthews, were arrested Monday night in Athens and charged with multiple counts of theft by deception.

Georgia will open spring football practice this afternoon for a 14th time under coach Mark Richt.

The Southeastern Conference is at a loss for NCAA men's basketball tournament participants again, and some of the league's coaches are at a loss for words.

Georgia was selected to the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday night, the first postseason bid for the Bulldogs since their NCAA tournament first-round loss in 2011.

John Parker Wilson, Greg McElroy and AJ McCarron comprised the succession of Alabama quarterbacks during Nick Saban's first seven seasons as coach.

Georgia and Florida each will be permitted to wear its home football jerseys during their annual clash in Jacksonville.

Alabama entered spring football practice last year having won two consecutive national championships and with established quarterback AJ McCarron providing plenty of hope for a third straight crown.

Since the Southeastern Conference reinstated its men's basketball tournament in 1979 following a 26-year hiatus, no venue has housed the event more than the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

ESPN announced Wednesday that Brent Musberger and Jesse Palmer will be the lead football commentating team on SEC Network broadcasts.

Officials with the Chattanooga Lookouts had every reason to be optimistic for a banner 2013 season.

Florida made Southeastern Conference basketball history last Saturday by completing the first 18-0 season in league play.

Mark Fox's first Nevada team won 25 games and upset Texas in the opening round of the 2005 NCAA basketball tournament.

Not all Georgia football practice periods will be created equal anymore.

Worth following: The Crimson Tide have to replace several prominent players, including quarterback AJ McCarron, offensive linemen Cyrus Kouandjio and Anthony Steen and linebacker and defensive leader C.J. Mosley.

Georgia football coach Mark Richt has spring fever, and for a variety of reasons.

The Georgia Lady Bulldogs are seeded ninth at this week's Southeastern Conference tournament in the Atlanta suburb of Duluth.

The Tennessee Volunteers should be able to ensure an NCAA basketball tournament invitation by winning tonight at Auburn and again Saturday against visiting Missouri.

Conference basketball tournaments often give coaches the opportunity to preach about clean slates and forgetting about the past.

Kentucky began this college basketball season ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll.

ESPN senior college basketball writer Andy Katz has interviewed Bruce Pearl countless times and now works alongside the former Tennessee coach.

The Georgia Bulldogs have a veteran coach, a senior quarterback and a wealth of experience at tailback and receiver going into the 2014 season.

With a 10-5 league record following Tuesday night’s thumping of Missouri, the Georgia Bulldogs are all but assured of being the pleasant surprise of Southeastern Conference basketball this winter.

The Southeastern Conference began this week with half of its men's basketball teams owning 7-7 league records.

The Southeastern Conference does not have a deep pool of NCAA tournament candidates in men's basketball, but it does have the team at the top.

Despite being the lone early enrollee in Georgia's 2014 signing class, quarterback Jacob Park knows there is a high likelihood of a redshirt season.

A new NCAA football proposal allowing defenses to substitute within the first 10 seconds of the 40-second play clock has received significant backlash from coaches who prefer a quicker offensive pace.

Alabama signed a record six Rivals.com five-star football prospects earlier this month and has signed at least three in six of the past seven years.

The Georgia Bulldogs have signed 14 Rivals.com five-star prospects under coach Mark Richt, with tailback Sony Michel of Plantation, Fla., becoming the 14th earlier this month.

Georgia safety Josh Harvey-Clemons, who was suspended twice during the 2013 season for violating the school's marijuana policy, was dismissed from the football program Tuesday by coach Mark Richt.

Isaiah McKenzie could be the first member of Georgia's 2014 football signing class to claim a starting role for the Bulldogs, though it wouldn't occur on offense or defense.

The Georgia Bulldogs have been the surprise of Southeastern Conference basketball this season — twice.

Alabama reserve tailback Dee Hart was arrested Sunday by Tuscaloosa police on the charges of marijuana possession and providing false information.

Georgia picked up its fourth football commitment for the 2015 signing class this past weekend when defensive end Chauncey Rivers gave Bulldogs coaches a nonbinding pledge.

Former Chattanooga Lookouts manager Phillip Wellman was driving around Red Bank on Thursday afternoon, gazing out at the snow in every direction.

With his swimming Bruisers having racked up a 20-0 dual-meet record, GPS coach John Woods realizes that a state championship this weekend in Nashville would make for quite a cherry on top.

Tracy Rocker is thrilled to be Georgia's new defensive line coach, but for the longtime Bulldogs, his arrival is 30 years too late.

Alabama football coach Nick Saban confirmed Wednesday that Kevin Steele is returning to the field as inside linebackers coach.

Georgia football coach Mark Richt announced Tuesday that running backs coach Bryan McClendon is adding the title of recruiting coordinator.

Former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam's decision to declare publicly that he's gay was met with support Monday from within the Southeastern Conference.

That's a wrap, and a convincing one.

Georgia senior offensive tackle Mark Beard was back Friday morning doing winter workouts with the Bulldogs.

It was the same setup every year.

Georgia football coach Mark Richt completed his coaching staff Thursday with the hiring of Mike Ekeler, who will work with the inside linebackers.

Georgia had its borders penetrated during the recruiting cycle that ended Wednesday, but Bulldogs had plenty of success in bordering states to compile yet another successful class in the Mark Richt era.

Big Catch: The Crimson Tide went into multiple states to collect elite talent, whether it was quarterback David Cornwell from Oklahoma or tackle Cameron Robinson from Louisiana, but the topper came Wednesday when Alabama stayed within its borders to snag linebacker Rashaan Evans of Auburn High School.

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