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July 30, 2021

Oklahoma Board of Regents unanimously votes to join SEC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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Here come the Sooners! As expected, the Oklahoma Board of Regents voted unanimously to accept the Southeastern Conference’s invitation to join the league once their media rights agreement with the Big 12 expires in 2025. Texas’ Board of Regents did the same earlier today. “The board’s action today is undoubtedly one of the most significant…

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Texas Board of Regents approves move to SEC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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To absolutely no one’s surprise, the University of Texas System Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve the school joining the Southeastern Conference once its grant of rights contract with the Big 12 expires in 2025. “Our board met today to discuss the ever-changing landscape of collegiate athletics and the invitation from the Southeastern Conference…

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July 29, 2021

SEC officially invites Texas and Oklahoma to the league after unanimous vote

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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It’s official: Texas and Oklahoma have invitations to join the Southeastern Conference. The league’s presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to invite Texas and Oklahoma into the SEC effective July 1, 2025. The invites went out late Thursday afternoon following the vote. “Today’s unanimous vote is both a testament to the SEC’s longstanding spirit of unity…

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Steve Spurrier Fires Shots at Texas: “They can’t win the Big 12 anyway.”

Nick Roush 3:00pm July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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Steve Spurrier may no longer be coaching SEC football, but the Head Ball Coach is still taking shots at potential SEC opponents. Never shy to share his opinion, Spurrier was asked by Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel what he thought of Texas and Oklahoma’s pending move from the Big 12 to the SEC. You’ll…

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July 28, 2021

SEC presidents expected to meet on Thursday; will extend invitations to Texas, Oklahoma

Zack Geoghegan 10:45pm July 28, 2021 7/28/21

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It’s only a matter of time before Texas and Oklahoma are officially members of the SEC. On Wednesday night, Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated reported that the Southeastern Conference presidents will meet on Thursday where they are expected to extend invitations to Texas and Oklahoma to join the SEC. Been warned not to predict what presidents…

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Big 12 accuses ESPN of tampering with conference’s schools; sends cease and desist letter

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm July 28, 2021 7/28/21

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The Big 12 is Big Mad right now. Not long after it was announced that Oklahoma and Texas have requested to join the Southeastern Conference in 2025, the commissioner of the Big 12 Conference, Bob Bowlsby, sent a cease and desist letter to ESPN. Bowlsby and the Big 12 claim that ESPN is trying to break…

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July 27, 2021

Texas, Oklahoma formally request invitations to join SEC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:50am July 27, 2021 7/27/21

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Texas and Oklahoma have taken the next step towards joining the Southeastern Conference. This morning, the two schools formally requested invitations to become members of the SEC beginning July 1, 2025, setting up a vote by the SEC’s 14 schools. Eleven schools must approve the addition for it to become official. “Dear Commissioner Sankey,” the…

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July 26, 2021

What People said about Kentucky Football at SEC Media Days

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 26, 2021 7/26/21

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The 2021 edition of SEC Media Days was unlike any other in the Mark Stoops era, and not just because it was filled with conference realignment talk. Typically the event provides the Kentucky football team with bulletin board material. This year the Cats are actually getting respect from well known voices throughout the league. Five…

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July 25, 2021

Texas A&M to Hold a Board of Regents Meeting Regarding SEC Realignment Tomorrow

Brent Wainscott 8:00pm July 25, 2021 7/25/21

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Boy, oh boy, the Aggies really aren’t happy that big brother may be coming back to town, are they? Ever since the subretinal rumors started swirling at SEC Media Days about Texas and Oklahoma joining the SEC, Jimbo and the rest of Aggie-faithful have resisted their former Big 12 counterparts joining the SEC. So what’s…

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July 23, 2021

Kentucky picked to finish third in SEC East by media

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15pm July 23, 2021 7/23/21

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According to the media members at SEC Media Days, Kentucky will finish third in the SEC East this season. The 2021 preseason football media poll and All-SEC teams were just announced and the Cats are third in the East behind Georgia and Florida. They picked up two first-place votes. One media member even predicted the…

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July 10, 2017

Tennessee Has to Replace Leaders and Production

Freddie Maggard 7:30pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17 Comments Disabled

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2016 was supposed to be the Year of the Vol or the season that UT competed for conference and national championships. That didn’t happen. An extremely talented Tennessee team with six players drafted in the first four rounds of the NFL Draft finished the regular season 8-4. 8-4 is not a bad record; but how,…

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Coach O and the LSU Tigers

Freddie Maggard 5:15pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17 Comments Disabled

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LSU lists 49 true or redshirt freshmen on its roster. An amazing and potentially troubling number for first year head coach Ed Orgeron. Couple youth with an arduous schedule and year one could be a daunting task for the former interim. Orgeron has surrounded himself with two all-star coordinators in Dave Aranda and Matt Canada.…

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Brett Bielema’s Butt-Dialing Ploy to Land a Chipotle Endorsement

Nick Roush 4:30pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17

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The first head coach to stand at the podium in the Grand Ballroom at Hoover’s Wynfrey Hotel received an unusual introduction from SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.  Just days removed from the birth of his first child, Bret Bielema had an interesting encounter with Sankey. “All of a sudden my phone said he was FaceTiming me.…

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UK Football Pioneers are Focal Point of Greg Sankey’s SEC Media Days Opening Address

Nick Roush 3:30pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17

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Each year SEC Media Days begin with a statement from the Commissioner.  Each year it begins with a pat on the back to celebrate the conference’s long list of accomplishments.  Each year we’re lucky to hear one mention of Kentucky.  This year that was not the case. After Greg Sankey read through the SEC’s 2016-17 titles, the…

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Call the Hogs: The Arkansas Razorbacks

Freddie Maggard 3:00pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17 Comments Disabled

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Arkansas finished the 2016 campaign with a 7-6 record. In its regular season finale, the Hogs led Missouri 24-7 at halftime before falling 28-24. The Belk Bowl followed trend as Bret Bielema’s team jumped out to a 24-0 lead against Virginia Tech. The Hokies went on to score 35 unanswered for the win. For those…

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Four Newsworthy Notes from Greg Sankey’s Opening SEC Media Days Remarks

Nick Roush 1:30pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17

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Realignment is Off the Table Realigning divisions is not technically off the table; it was never there to start.  There’s been plenty of speculation that Auburn and Missouri could switch divisions.  Sankey shot that question down quickly.  “It has not been an agenda item.” This should be music to the ears of Kentucky fans.  The East…

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SEC Media Days: Here We Go

Freddie Maggard 10:00am July 10, 2017 7/10/17

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Of course Nick Roush arrived late to Hoover. Being the good citizen that I am, I followed SEC guidance and secured my credentials on Sunday at promptly 4:00 p.m. local time. The place was eerily quiet, but not for long. My football kickoff week started off a little rocky as I tweeted the first three…

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July 9, 2017

The First Depth Chart of the 2017 Football Season

Nick Roush 11:00pm July 9, 2017 7/9/17

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An SEC Media Days tradition unlike any other, the first depth chart of the season has been released in the UK Media Guide.  There’s not a lot to take in, because it will change approximately 72 times before Kentucky plays Southern Miss, but there are two things worth noting: Lynn Bowden and Michael Nesbitt are on…

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July 7, 2017

Kentucky taking over the SEC Network on Monday, July 17

Drew Franklin 2:00pm July 7, 2017 7/7/17

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It’s almost time for the third annual “SEC Network Takeover” in which the schools from around the conference take over the SEC Network programming and social media for an entire day. The University of Kentucky has the honor of leading off the schedule with its takeover on Monday, July 17. Last year’s win over Louisville (FUMBLE!!!!)…

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June 27, 2017

Three Vanderbilt football players involved in shooting

Drew Franklin 6:00pm June 27, 2017 6/27/17

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A couple of Vanderbilt defensive backs were shot Monday evening while trying to recover a teammate’s stolen cell phone. Sophomore wide receiver Donaven Tennyson had his phone stolen during a meeting with a prospective buyer who saw Tennyson’s phone listed online and arranged an exchange for the sell. The same phone was then re-listed on the same website later…

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