Tag: SEC

Texas Bowl Becomes 18th COVID-19 Casualty, Peach Bowl Could be Next

Texas Bowl Becomes 18th COVID-19 Casualty, Peach Bowl Could be Next

The Mercari Texas Bowl was canceled Tuesday afternoon due to a spike in COVID-19 cases within the Texas Christian University football program, school officials said. The 5-4 TCU Horned Frogs were set to take on the 3-7 Arkansas Razorbacks on New Year’s Eve at NRG Stadium in Houston. TCU was […]

COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Volunteers Out of Liberty Bowl

COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Volunteers Out of Liberty Bowl

The Tennessee Volunteers became the latest college football program to shut it down due to a recent spike of COVID-19 infections. In doing so, Tennessee (3-7) becomes the first SEC team to bow out of bowl season. The Vols were one of five conference schools with losing records to earn […]

West Coast Schools Get Jobbed by Initial College Football Playoff Rankings

West Coast Schools Get Jobbed by Initial College Football Playoff Rankings

The Pac-12 football season is one that likely should have never happened. Initially called off in August due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pac-12 commissioners did an about-face a month later and reinstated the season. Since then, it’s been nothing but cancellations and a fast fade from the national spotlight. A […]

Madison mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is one of 12 mayors from Big Ten cities asking the conference to include community concerns when coming up with protocols to fight COVID-19 as football season gets underway this weekend. (Image: News3Now/YouTube)

Could Return of Big Ten Football Be a COVID-19 Superspreader?

As the Big Ten readies to kick off its truncated college football season this weekend, host city mayors are concerned that not enough precautions have been taken to protect communities already at “uncontrollable” levels of COVID-19 spread. In an open letter sent Monday to Big Ten conference officials, mayors for […]

USC backup QB Matt Fink comes off the bench to lead the Trojans to victory over Utah at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. (Image: Jose Sanchez/AP)

Expect No College Football Over/Under Win Totals in 2020

The news that the Big Ten and the Pac 12 will play no non-conference football games this fall, with other conferences likely to follow suit, will likely result in no sportsbooks offering over/under win total bets in 2020. Sportsbooks Pull Existing Over/Under Bets South Point sportsbook director Chris Andrews told […]

Arkansas guard Mason Jones fades away for a jumper against Kentucky. (Image: Michael Woods/AP)

SEC Bubble Teams: Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas

While Kentucky and Auburn fight for the SEC conference crown, a trio of SEC teams are on the March Madness bubble, including Florida (16-9), Arkansas (16-9), and South Carolina (16-9). According to ESPN’s Bracketology, six SEC teams are in contention for March Madness berths. Kentucky and Auburn have been hovering […]