Auburn coach Gus Malzahn, whose team won the SEC last season, was the first coach to speak on Monday. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Last season, Auburn watched its national championship aspirations evaporate as Florida State scored with 13 seconds remaining to claim the title in a 34-31 victory. It was usually the Tigers rallying for a late win in 2013. Auburn went 12-2 with six wins coming by eight points […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen HOOVER, Ala. – Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel couldn’t help but smile when asked about the new offense installed by coordinator Kurt Roper this past spring. Roper, a former Ole Miss assistant coach, came to Gainesville after spending five years with David Cutcliffe at Duke. Roper helped guided the Blue Devils […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State continues to strengthen its non-conference men’s basketball schedule. The Bulldogs announced a two-game deal with Tulane to go along with previous outings against Florida State and Oregon State. MSU will travel to New Orleans on Dec. 6, and the Green Wave will come to Starkville in 2015-16. The […]

Southeastern Conference (SEC) Commissioner Mike Slive speaks during SEC media days on Monday, July 14, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

By David Brandt AP Sports Writer HOOVER, Ala. – Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is confident the NCAA reform he’s been pushing for years will take a big step toward becoming a reality in August. The longtime leader of the SEC gave his annual state-of-the-conference speech at the beginning of the league’s media days on […]

IRVING, Texas (AP) – A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff. College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock unveiled the more than 2-foot-high trophy Monday. Made from 24-karat gold, bronze and stainless steel, the bottom of the trophy is shaped like a football […]

By John Zenor Associated Press There are plenty of issues to discuss in the Southeastern Conference. The league opens its annual media days – it’s four days this year instead of three – today in Hoover, Ala., with radical change in the college athletic model appearing imminent and the SEC Network soon to take the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen will take his turn at the podium Tuesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Here are five questions he will likely have to address. Dak Attack Mullen will certainly field his share of questions concerning quarterback Dak Prescott. After all, the junior was a big […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal With Ole Miss appearing at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., on Thursday, here are five likely topics that head coach Hugh Freeze will tackle. Tempo Offense While there was no off-season change to the NCAA rule allowing college football teams to put the ball in play as fast as […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Scott Stricklin has been a busy man this summer. Not only has the Mississippi State director of athletics had to hire a new men’s tennis coach, he has also been occupied with completing the $75 million renovation to Davis Wade Stadium and finalizing future football schedules. Beginning in […]