Slow start dooms Texas A&M in loss to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina opened strong with 17 points in the first six minutes and then held on to defeat Texas A&M 30-24 on Saturday night. The Gamecocks (5-2, 2-2 SEC) returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and turned a fumble and interception deep in Aggies territory into 10 more points and a … Read more

College football Power Rankings after Week 8

10:02 PM ET ESPN staff And then there were six. After another week of upsets, close calls and blowout wins only six undefeated teams remain in college football this season. Previously unbeatens Ole Miss, UCLA and Syracuse all were upended Saturday and the results shuffled up Week 8’s Power Rankings. Still, the top of the … Read more

SEC football schedule release – Every game for every team in 2023

The 2022 college football season isn’t even a month old, but it’s never too early to look ahead to next year. The SEC unveiled its entire 2023 schedule for all 14 teams on Tuesday night, from early-season nonconference showdowns to crossover battles to Thanksgiving week rivalry games. Highlights include Alabama hosting Texas in Week 2, … Read more

The Ballad of Sir Big Spur — South Carolina’s strange-but-true tale of a live mascot handler feud

COLUMBIA, S.C. — While the rest of the college sports world spent the summer of 2022 wrangling myriad issues that threatened to tear asunder the sports we love, those in, around and supporters of University of South Carolina athletics found themselves snatched up into the claws of a much different type of name, image and … Read more

Predicting every college football Power 5 conference for the 2022 season

As much as college football has changed over the past few seasons through the transfer portal, conference realignment and NIL money, the lopsided nature of the sport has largely remained unchanged. Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State are still the most dominant teams in the FBS, and it’s difficult to find any other program that … Read more

College football’s top 100 players for 2022

7:30 AM ET ESPN staff After an offseason spent constantly ranking and reranking college football players on NIL deals and transfer portal moves, the impending kickoff of actual football games means that the time has come to rank players on their actual football abilities. Not by unit, conference or where they might or might not … Read more

SEC college football preview – Breaking down the conference’s best players, games and more

5:30 AM ET Chris Low Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Alex Scarborough Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the SEC. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of Auburn University. The more things change in college football, the more they really don’t in the SEC. Sure, … Read more