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Southern, Alabama State favorites in SWAC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama State is once again the popular preseason pick to win the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s East Division.

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SEC players mostly leave lobbying to others

Southeastern Conference (SEC) Commissioner Mike Slive speaks during SEC media days on Monday, July 14, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform.

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Slighted QB Wallace ready to lead Mississippi

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace, left, speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Bo Wallace’s career passing numbers are drastically higher than any other returning quarterback in the Southeastern Conference.

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Georgia’s Gurley: 2,000 yards ‘would be awesome’

Georgia tailback Todd Gurley speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Todd Gurley downplays talk of being a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, but the Georgia running back can’t contain a smile at the mention of one milestone that’s probably unrealistic.

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Alabama-USC set to play in 2016 Cowboys Classic

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alabama and Southern California are set for their first regular-season matchup since some storied games in the 1970s.

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