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David Paschall

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There has been a unique relationship developing on Alabama’s practice fields this month.

ATHENS, Ga. — The once-promising 2013 football season for Georgia cornerback Damian Swann began with a missed tackle that sprang former Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins to a 77-yard touchdown reception, and it didn't get much better from there.

Ten years ago, David Greene was about to embark on a 10-2 senior season as Georgia's quarterback, which resulted in him collecting more career wins (42) as a starter than any quarterback in NCAA history at that time.

Tony Brown came to Alabama in January as a five-star cornerback out of Beaumont, Texas, and Marlon Humphrey traveled to Tuscaloosa this summer as a five-star cornerback from the Birmingham suburb of Hoover.

Georgia junior tight end Quayvon Hicks isn't going into this football season hoping the Bulldogs can be as productive offensively as the past two seasons.

The SEC Network on Thursday night featured the 1980s Auburn athletic trio of Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley and Frank Thomas.

Could the six-year marriage between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Los Angeles Dodgers be coming to an end?

Georgia inside linebacker Ramik Wilson ended last season as the Southeastern Conference's leading tackler.

Ray Drew joined the University of Georgia football program in 2011 as the highest-rated member of the "Dream Team" signing class.

Former Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson will be the guest speaker Sept. 9, when the Alabama Alumni & Friends Association holds its Kickoff Dinner in the Stadium Club at Finley Stadium.

The Alabama Crimson Tide will begin preparations later this week for opening foe West Virginia, whether they know who the starting quarterback is or not.

Georgia and Alabama are not scheduled to play in football again until the 2015 season, but they have been waging their share of battles this summer on the recruiting trail.

Chattanooga's pitching, which had been so stout during its recent 11-game winning streak, faltered for a second consecutive night in a series-opening 10-5 loss at Birmingham on Sunday.

ATHENS, Ga. — History is repeating itself again among University of Georgia quarterbacks.

The notion that Florida State transfer Jake Coker would waltz from Tallahassee to Tuscaloosa and quickly snatch the starting quarterback job at Alabama had not come to fruition entering Saturday afternoon's second scrimmage.

Georgia's four quarterbacks produced solid numbers during Friday's second scrimmage at Sanford Stadium, but that didn't translate into a good night for the offense.

ATHENS, Ga. — If there was a silver lining for Georgia's secondary in last season's 43-38 loss at Auburn, it was that all five starters would be back for the 2014 season.

Very few details have emerged this month regarding Alabama's quarterback competition involving fifth-year senior Blake Sims and Florida State transfer Jake Coker.

The Chattanooga Lookouts nearly needed a spinoff streak during its surge of the past two weeks.

The countdown now can be measured in hours.

At 6-foot-6 and 320 pounds, Georgia right guard Greg Pyke is more imposing than your typical human being.

Baseball is a sport filled with the superstitious.

A perfect 10!

Today is hump day.

Georgia was 10 minutes into its 14th preseason football practice Tuesday afternoon when coach Mark Richt announced an annual tradition.

A perfect 10!

Less than two weeks into his inaugural preseason camp at Georgia, freshman tailback Nick Chubb has been videotaped lighting up a teammate on a blocking drill and led all rushers in the first scrimmage.

The second weekly installment of HBO's "Hard Knocks" will air at 10 tonight, with this year's series chronicling the Atlanta Falcons.

Georgia pitted its first-team offense against its first-team defense during Saturday night's first preseason scrimmage at Sanford Stadium, and coach Mark Richt found positives on both sides of the ball.

Alabama's first football scrimmage of the preseason Saturday included roughly 10 plays in which the Crimson Tide focused on stopping no-huddle offenses.

Today's first football scrimmage at Georgia will have no bearing on the status of starting quarterback Hutson Mason or starting tailback Todd Gurley.

A'Shawn Robinson, Brandon Ivory and Jarran Reed comprised Alabama's first-team defensive front during the A-Day game in April.

Wide-eyed true freshmen aren't the only ones having to adjust as Georgia enters its second week of preseason football camp today.

The NCAA Division I board of directors voted 16-2 Thursday to restructure how the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences will govern themselves, paving the way for student-athletes to have voices and votes at every level of decision-making.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Chattanooga Lookouts' strongest stretch of the season continued Thursday night with an 8-2 win over the Montgomery Biscuits.

Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan is encountering pressure again this season, but for an entirely different reason.

ESPN and Charter Communications announced an agreement Wednesday for the distribution of the SEC Network when the channel launches a week from today.

Alabama football coach Nick Saban is not offering many specifics about the quarterback competition between Jacob Coker and Blake Sims, but he continues to appreciate the progress the position is making as a whole under new coordinator Lane Kiffin.

ATHENS, Ga. — Batting .333 over the course of a season can result in accolades for a professional baseball player.

Finley Stadium officials are hoping their next tenant can be every bit as successful as their most recent one.

New Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt was discussing the nose tackle position last week with reporters and was asked if he preferred someone as big as Terrence Cody or a smaller body type who had more stamina.

It has been Alabama head football coach Nick Saban's policy to have each of his coordinators speak to the media once in preseason camp and then place them off-limits through the regular season.

Two years ago, John Theus was a top-25 national prospect competing for a tackle spot on Georgia's offensive line.

Before Thursday's start to Chattanooga's five-game series against Birmingham at AT&T Field, Lookouts outfielder Bobby Coyle asked team officials to be referred to as Bobby Coyle Jr.

ATHENS, Ga. — Auburn won't be alone this football season in commemorating former tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who died in late June.

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