The top-ranked Dawgs continued their preparations for the SEC Championship Game on Tuesday afternoon. They practiced from their outdoor facility in Athens. They’ll face 8th-ranked Alabama at 4 p.m. on Saturday from Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the right to punch their ticket to the College Football Playoffs.
Auburn University is getting ready for its first game day of the year. There are 25,000 students enrolled this semester, plus the university is getting ready to welcome an additional 50,000 fans into Jordan-Hare Stadium.
State of Alabama college programs saw a total of eight nominees, with Auburn featuring three FBS player candidates and one coaching candidate, Troy with one FBS coaching candidate and two divisional player candidate, and the Crimson Tide with an FBS player nominee.
The University of Georgia football team has declined an invitation from the White House to celebrate the team winning consecutive NCAA championships, UGA Athletic Association officials told Atlanta News First.
During the NCAA DII Softball Championship Selection Show, it was released that the Cougars would be ranked fourth in the Southeast region and will be taking on the fifth-ranked Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters.