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Baylor, Vanderbilt among college football’s most volatile coaching jobs

With Bob Stoops announcing his retirement from Oklahoma this month, college football’s FBS level now has just one coach who started at his current school before the year 2000: Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz. Coaching for over 15 years at the same place is relatively unheard of today, but Ferentz’s stay at Iowa is one of a few to buck that trend. The rest of the country, on the other hand...
Via The Comeback
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MLB draft 2017: Who could the Tigers look to take with their 1st round pick?

Recent history and a deep class suggest the Tigers will take a hard-throwing pitcher on draft day. To say that the Detroit Tigers have a “type” on draft day would be an understatement. Their predilection for hard-throwing pitchers is well known throughout baseball, to the point that it’s nearly impossible to find a mock draft that doesn’t project the Tigers selecting a flame...
Via Bless You Boys
May 23, 2017

South Carolina loses another SEC series with 5-3 loss at Missouri

The South Carolina baseball team lost its seventh consecutive Southeastern Conference baseball series with a 5-3 loss at Missouri on Sunday. South Carolina (30-21, 12-15) leads Missouri (31-21, 11-16) by one game for fourth place in the SEC Eastern Division. Missouri scored three games in the bottom of the eighth inning in the third game of the three-game series played at Taylor...
Via SEC Country
May 14, 2017

LSU baseball: Behind two 2-run HRs, Tigers take game, series vs. Auburn

BATON ROUGE, La. — All the LSU baseball team needed was time to stretch. Through the first six innings of Friday’s game, LSU’s offense could only muster three hits off Auburn ace Keegan Thompson. But, after the seventh inning stretch, the bottom of LSU’s lineup broke the game open, putting four men on base, notching three hits and scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh...
Via SEC Country
May 12, 2017

Six former Tigers elected to LSU Athletic Hall of Fame

Six former LSU student-athletes representing four different sports have been elected to the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame, the school announced Friday. The Class of 2017 includes pole vaulter Russ Buller, diver Alison Maisch, sprinter Debbie Parris-Thymes, softball pitcher Kristin Schmidt, women’s basketball player Joyce Walker, and men’s basketball player Collis Temple Jr. ...
Via SEC Country
May 12, 2017

Michael Porter Jr. reveals jersey number with Missouri

Michael Porter Jr. has revealed his jersey number with Missouri. Tigers fans will enjoy the sight of the promising young player wearing No. 13 next season. He made the announcement in a tweet on Thursday night. Likely, Mizzou fans can’t wait until basketball season. Porter’s addition represents a jolt of moment that the Tigers’ program needed after recent struggles under former...
Via SEC Country
May 11, 2017

Auburn football: Tigers have one big advantage in weight room; softball set to take on Wildcats

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily War Eagle Wakeup, a rundown of everything happening in Auburn football and Auburn Tigers athletics with Lauren Shute. Today, we discuss the advantage Auburn has when it comes to strength and conditioning and softball’s first SEC Tournament matchup.  Auburn’s weight room advantage  Gus Malzahn’s football team looked different in some ways...
Via SEC Country
May 11, 2017

LSU football: Breaking down the Tigers’ Academic Progress Rate scores

Welcome to the Bayou Bengal Briefing, SEC Country’s daily morning column covering LSU football, with LSU beat writer Nick Suss. Today, we try not to yawn while talking about academics, look ahead to overhand and underhand pitching, venture into the Twilight Zone and more. Enjoy! In the classroom LSU celebrates its spring graduation this weekend. And, in honor of the occasion...
Via SEC Country
May 11, 2017

SEC Softball Tournament: LSU holds on in battle of Tigers, downs Missouri 6-5

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — LSU senior Sahvanna Jaquish broke open a tie game, crushing a grand slam in the bottom of the fourth inning to lift her team over Missouri in a battle of Tigers. The No. 6-seed Bayou Bengals (39-17) advanced in the SEC Softball Tournament on Wednesday night with the 6-5 win over Missouri (29-26) at Lee Stadium. Jaquish’s 8th home run of the season gave her...
Via SEC Country
May 10, 2017

LSU softball: Time, TV channel, how to stream Wednesday’s SEC Tournament game vs. Missouri

The LSU softball team opens up SEC Tournament play Wednesday night with a first-round matchup versus Missouri. The No. 21 LSU Tigers (38-17, 12-12 SEC) played Missouri two weekends ago in Baton Rouge, winning two out of three games. With a win Wednesday, LSU softball will advance to face off against Tennessee. A loss will eliminate LSU from the tournament, and likely ruin any chance...
Via SEC Country
May 10, 2017

LSU is ‘at the top’ for Missouri DT Michael Thompson; Ja’Marr Chase to revise top 10

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Eye on the Tigers, a rundown of everything happening in LSU Tigers recruiting, with Sam Spiegelman. Today, we discuss how LSU surged to become a favorite for out-of-state defensive lineman Michael Thompson. Plus, we checked in with elite New Orleans wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, who is planning to update his top 10 schools after increasing his...
Via SEC Country
May 09, 2017

Auburn football: Tigers take trip, doing good things; David Ross remains coolest ‘Gramp’

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily War Eagle Wakeup, a rundown of everything happening in Auburn football and Auburn Tigers athletics with Lauren Shute. Today, we discuss a trip to the Dominican Republic and Auburn baseball’s quick turnaround.  Summer time vibes  Summer vacation plans are important. It’s a rare time where athletes typically have downtime. And as most will...
Via SEC Country
May 09, 2017

WATCH: LSU coach Ed Orgeron charms room of Tigers fans by speaking French

Ed Orgeron, renaissance man. The LSU coach made a stop in Lafayette, La., on Monday as part of his Tiger Tour. It doesn’t take much for Orgeron to charm a room. But when he speaks French to a bunch of Tigers fans, the Internet must pay attention. Check out the short clip below, courtesy of The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger, of Orgeron showing off his French-speaking skills in front...
Via SEC Country
May 08, 2017

LSU baseball: This is the week for the Tigers to pounce into contention

Welcome to “Out of The Box,” SEC Country’s weekly LSU baseball column with LSU beat writer Nick Suss. Today we discuss why LSU is in the right place at the right time, break down the stats from last weekend’s series, update the power rankings and more. Batter up! No better time than now For as back and forth of a season as the LSU baseball team has had, the Tigers (32-16...
Via SEC Country
May 08, 2017

Auburn football: Tigers moving on to next career stage; tough, long weekend for baseball team

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily War Eagle Wakeup, a rundown of everything happening in Auburn football and Auburn Tigers athletics with Lauren Shute. Today, we discuss graduation ceremonies, Tigers officially moving on to the pros and a rivalry weekend on the diamond.  From athlete to alum  Most of the big moments for student athletes happen on a field, court or diamond....
Via SEC Country
May 08, 2017

Auburn baseball: Tigers play 15 innings, can’t avoid being swept by the Tide

AUBURN, Ala. — No. 4 Auburn entered its final weekend game against rival Alabama on Sunday with one goal: Avoid being swept on the Plains. And no matter how long it was going to take, that’s what the Tigers would try to do. That task was more difficult than the No. 4 Tigers would have liked. Yet after 15 innings, as the visiting Crimson Tide managed to close the SEC series with...
Via SEC Country
May 07, 2017

Missouri recruiting snapshot: Tigers begin their 2018 class with dual-threat QB

National Signing Day is still about nine months away, but SEC coaching staffs are hard at work putting their 2018 groups together. Missouri is no exception. The Tigers finished 13th in the SEC, and 42nd overall, in the 247Sports composite recruiting rankings in the 2017 cycle. Missouri’s conference ranking was the same as it was in 2016, but nationally the Tigers rose one spot...
Via SEC Country
May 07, 2017

Ed Orgeron leading the charge for Kansas commit Corione Harris

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Eye on the Tigers, a rundown of everything happening in LSU Tigers recruiting, with Sam Spiegelman. Today, we discuss the ongoing saga between LSU and a onetime cornerback commit. NEW ORLEANS — There is no denying that Corione Harris‘ recruitment has taken some unexpected turns along the way. But could the one-time LSU commit eventually return...
Via SEC Country
May 05, 2017

LSU beach volleyball: TV channel, how to stream Tigers at NCAA beach volleyball championship

The LSU beach volleyball team has already made history, reaching the 2017 NCAA beach volleyball championship in just the program’s fourth year of existence. LSU is the only school in the tournament from a state that is not on the Atlantic or Pacific coast, but the Tigers will attempt to overcome their underdog status in pursuit of a national championship. The Tigers (26-6) go...
Via SEC Country
May 05, 2017

Olympic wrestler J’den Cox to become volunteer assistant for Missouri’s wrestling team

Missouri fans, if you were hoping to see Olympic wrestler J’den Cox on the football field, it looks like that won’t happen. On Thursday, the school announced the Cox will be a volunteer assistant coach for the Tigers’ wrestling team. As stated in a release, Cox will continue to wrestle in international competitions under the Missouri Wrestling Foundation, starting with the...
Via SEC Country
May 04, 2017

LSU signee Kary Vincent Jr. to become latest 2-sport athlete for Tigers

LSU signee Kary Vincent Jr. is primed to be a two-sport athlete during his time in Baton Rouge. As relayed by SEC Country’s Alex Hickey on Thursday, it was announced that Vincent will be part of the track team at LSU next spring. The 4-star cornerback from Port Arthur, Texas, was a member of the Tigers’ Class of 2017. Recently, Hickey wrote about Vincent’s path to LSU and...
Via SEC Country
May 04, 2017

Aarion Penton received 25 percent of Rams' signing bonus cap for UDFAs

The Los Angeles Rams have made their interest in undrafted free agent Aarion Penton abundantly clear, specifically with a big signing bonus. The former Missouri defensive back had a private meeting with the franchise on April 5. Penton was picked up by the Rams on April 29 after the draft was complete. We included Penton as one of the players most likely to make the 53-man roster...
Via The Rams Wire
May 04, 2017

Missouri basketball lands G Kassius Robertson via transfer

Missouri’s basketball team received good news Wednesday. On Wednesday night, guard Kassius Robertson announced that he will transfer to join the Tigers. Robertson, formerly of Canisius, averaged 16.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game last season as a senior. As a junior, he averaged 14.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists. Robertson is a 6-foot-3, 175-pound native...
Via SEC Country
May 03, 2017

WATCH: Missouri releases amazing video that captures DE Charles Harris’ rise

Charles Harris’ rise is remarkable. Last Thursday, the Miami Dolphins took the former Missouri defensive end as the No. 22 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The moment marked an incredible cap to Harris’ journey as part of Mizzou, where he established himself as one of the SEC’s best defensive linemen. He was named second-team All-SEC last season. He also finished among...
Via SEC Country
May 03, 2017

Auburn targets Master Teague III, Myles Mason talk Tigers at Michael Vick recruiting camp

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. Today, we check in on two major Auburn prospects who participated in the Michael Vick camp in Nashville over the weekend. Over the weekend, some of the Southeast’s top talent congregated in Nashville for one of Michael Vick’s regional camps. South Carolina...
Via SEC Country
May 01, 2017
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