Bill Battle, a former Alabama athletic director and former Tennessee football head coach, says he expects to make "a full recovery" after being hospitalized with the coronavirus.
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Misdemeanor charges of domestic assault and public intoxication against Tennessee defensive lineman Darel Middleton have been dismissed.
- Ex-Bama AD, Vols coach Battle has COVID-19
- Charges dismissed against Volunteers' Middleton
- SEC to play 10-game, conference-only schedule
- Clemson adds No. 31 Page in another boost to DL
The SEC has joined the Big Ten and Pac-12 in moving to a conference-only schedule, which means some historic rivalry games against the ACC won't be played. What else does the league's decision mean?
The SEC presidents and chancellors on Thursday approved a 10-game, conference-only football schedule for the fall that begins on Sept. 26. The SEC title game is scheduled for Dec. 19.
The end of July was pegged as a target for making college football scheduling decisions, but don't be surprised if the remaining Power 5 conferences wait longer to announce their plans.
Clemson bolstered an already elite defensive line on Tuesday by landing a commitment from ESPN 300 defensive tackle Payton Page, who chose the Tigers over North Carolina and Tennessee.
Paul starts the show with the first calls of the day, and then welcomes in new Tennessee State AD and former UT football player, Dr. Mikki Allen. Allen talks about college athletes using their platforms for social justice and the prospects of playing college football this season.
Tennessee defensive lineman Emmit Gooden, who was featured on the Netflix series "Last Chance U," has been dismissed from the team following his arrest Thursday on a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault.
Tennessee tight end Austin Pope says he had surgery Thursday to repair a herniated disk in his back.
Tennessee has reported multiple positive results for COVID-19 after the university ran a batch of tests last week.
Tennessee's athletic budget for 2020-21 assumes fans will be in the stands, but president Randy Boyd said the school is financially prepared to handle any problems.
Running back Tim Jordan is no longer on the Tennessee football team after he was arrested May 30 in Florida on gun and marijuana charges, coach Jeremy Pruitt announced Thursday.
The SEC will hold a virtual football media days instead of its annual in-person event this year as the sport continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.