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David Paschall

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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.

ATHENS, Ga. — The start of another preseason football camp is always exciting at the University of Georgia. News of another injury to receiver Malcolm Mitchell is not.

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia's offseason troubles occurred right up to the start of preseason camp.

Georgia's football team will begin preseason camp today with the same primary objective as always under 14th-year coach Mark Richt: winning the Southeastern Conference's East Division for the right to play for the league championship.

Vanderbilt went 9-4 for a second consecutive football season last year, with receivers Jordan Matthews and Jonathan Krause having a lot to do with that.

The Chattanooga Lookouts have entered the now-or-never part of their season.

The most honest answer at Southeastern Conference media days earlier this month may have been provided by Texas A&M senior defensive back Deshazor Everett.

Fifth-year senior quarterback Dylan Thompson is confident he can continue the most successful stretch in South Carolina football history, but he wants to make one thing clear.

Missouri redshirt sophomore quarterback Maty Mauk is not viewed as a returning starter since he did not start half of the games last season.

There is a belief that Mississippi State linebacker Benardrick McKinney's success stems from his rather thin recruiting file.

Whether he wins or loses one-on-one battles in practice each day, Ole Miss redshirt junior defensive end C.J. Johnson knows he's getting better by the snap.

Georgia redshirt freshman linebacker Davin Bellamy was arrested early Saturday morning in Athens on charges of speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Georgia redshirt freshman linebacker Davin Bellamy was arrested early Saturday morning in Athens on charges of speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol.

LSU senior left tackle La'el Collins is one of the rare Southeastern Conference players who is 6-foot-5 and tips the scales at 315 pounds.

The Chattanooga Lookouts used a super rally on Super Hero Night at AT&T Field.

Earlier this month, Kentucky senior defensive end Alvin "Bud" Dupree was labeled by Fox Sports as one of the top five freak athletes in college football.

Dan Mullen is about to embark on his sixth season as Mississippi State's football coach.

Georgia picked up the 16th commitment for its 2015 football signing class Thursday evening from New Orleans receiver Michael Chigbu.

This time last year, Georgia inside linebacker Ramik Wilson was a virtual unknown throughout most of the Southeastern Conference.

There have been touted Los Angeles Dodgers prospects, such as infielder Dee Gordon and outfielder Yasiel Puig, who arrived in Chattanooga out of spring training, and there have been others who have shown up in midseason.

Atlanta banking executive John Woods is still pursuing the purchase of the Chattanooga Lookouts and confirmed Tuesday that he has brought in a consultant.

Bright spots were scarce during Florida's injury-riddled 2013 football season that yielded a 4-8 record, but cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III was brilliant.

University of Georgia redshirt sophomore nose tackle Jonathan Taylor was arrested Tuesday morning by university police on a felony charge of aggravated assault.

Georgia redshirt sophomore nose tackle Jonathan Taylor was arrested this morning by university police on a felony charge of aggravated assault.

Quarterback Nick Marshall is commonly viewed as the catalyst of Auburn's record-setting offense a year ago under Gus Malzahn, but Malzahn is quick to give similar credit to center Reese Dismukes.

A couple of months before Auburn's "Prayer in Jordan-Hare" against Georgia and the "Kick Six" against Alabama, the Tigers needed an 11-yard touchdown reception by tight end C.J. Uzomah with 10 seconds remaining to subdue Mississippi State.

Now that was different.

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