SEC News

Where to Welcome SEC Nation at Commonwealth Stadium

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Post by Kentucky Wildcats. .@SECNetwork's SEC Nation will be live from CWS (corner of Alumni and College Way) Sat. First 350 fans get shirts! pic.twitter.com/pHT8L6YKFS — Kentucky Football (@UKFootball) October 21, 2014 SEC Nation is coming to town this weekend, #BBN. Make plans to be in the Purple Lot at 9 a.m. for the 10 a.m. show. pic.twitter.com/FplhNaI9HW — Kentucky ...

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Kentucky Tabbed to Win SEC Championship

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Kentucky was picked to win the SEC Championship in voting by SEC and national media members. The Cats received 20 first-place votes. Aaron Harrison was named an All-SEC First-Team selection and the media’s choice for SEC Player of the Year. Willie Cauley-Stein, Andrew Harrison, Alex Poythress and Karl-Anthony Towns were named Second-Team All-SEC. Read the full release here: Media picks ...

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Follow UK Basketball at #SECTipOff15

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Andrew and Aaron Harrison will represent Kentucky along with Coach Cal at today’s #SECTipOff15. The media gauntlet began bright and early this morning: In studio with @SiriusXMCollege talking @UKFootball and #KentuckyMBB #SECTipoff15 #WeAreUK pic.twitter.com/w95Yh5ThHv — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) October 22, 2014 Always coaching … #SECTipoff15 pic.twitter.com/Qk2l5PHgVu — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) October 22, 2014 Our guys @DrewRoc5 and @AaronICE2 are ready ...

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Video: UK Hoops at SEC Media Day

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Coach Mitchell, Bria Goss and Jennifer O’Neill spent a whirlwind day in Charlotte for #SECTipoff15. They shared some of the fun and excitement on social media. Check out the video above from @KYwildcatsTV and some photos below from the day’s events. First stop: And now time for the Wildcats to visit with College Sports Nation of Sirius XM Radio #SECTipOff15 ...

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SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announces retirement

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SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announces that he will retire July 31, 2015 due to health reasons. Here is the press release from the SEC. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -Mike Slive will retire as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference on July 31, 2015, after serving in that position for 13 years, he announced Tuesday. He also stated he is beginning treatment for a ...

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Kentucky Football: Max Godby Named to SEC Football Community Service Team

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior guard Max Godby has been named the Southeastern Conference Football Community Service Team Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. In an athletics department that emphasizes community service, Godby is one of the most hard-working and giving student-athletes Kentucky has ever seen. During his time as a Wildcat he has been very active in ...

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Report: DirecTV expected to add SEC Network

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Clay Travis of foxsports.com is reporting that DirecTV and the SEC Network are in negotiations and a deal could be in place soon. The SEC Network is set for one of the most successful sports network launches in history now that DirecTV, the nation’s largest satellite company, emailed Outkick that the company is “quite hopeful” and “expects to be able ...

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Report: Joker Phillips Forced to Resign due to Recruiting Violation

Yahoo.com is reporting that Florida Wide Receiver’s coach Joker Phillips was forced to resign due to a recruiting violation. Former University of Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips resigned this week after the NCAA received a photo of the coach sitting in a restaurant with a high school recruit during a mandated dead period in recruiting, multiple sources told Yahoo ...

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A.J. REED NAMED SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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Reed Named SEC Player of the Week for Second Time in 2014 LEXINGTON, Ky. — For the second time in 2014, Kentucky junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday morning. A native of Terre Haute, Ind., Reed led UK to a series win ...

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Billings Second Team All-America, Morgan Honorable Mention

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Billings is UK’s first-ever three-time All-America selection LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seniors Whitney Billings and Alexandra Morgan capped their collegiate careers by hauling in All-America accolades it was announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday. Billings was selected to the second team for the second time in her career, while Morgan claimed honorable mention honors. The duo extends UK’s ...

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Will your cable provider carry the SEC Network? Find out here.

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In August 2014, ESPN and the SEC will launch the new SEC Network. The network will air SEC content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games and events from across the SEC’s 21 sports annually. Many UK games currently televised on ...

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James Young named SEC Freshman of the Week

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James Young has been named SEC Freshman of the Week after his 26-point performance against Texas-Arlington. Freshman of the Week Kentucky’s James Young, a 6-foot-6, 215-pound freshman guard/forward from Rochester Hills, Mich., was named SEC Freshman of the Week after registering a career-high 26 points to lead all scorers in a win over UT-Arlington. En route to the 26 points, Young ...

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SEC Tournament in Nashville 9 Times Between 2015 and 2026

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There is a press conference scheduled for tomorrow morning at 10am central, 11am eastern at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for what the SEC is calling a historic announcement. The word is out that the announcement will be made that Nashville will host the SEC Tournament 9 times between 2015 and 2026 and the Women’s tournament 3 times during that span. ...

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The SEC is the Clear Winner

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Football season… only means the SEC wins again! The SEC has the most lucrative contracts in the land. Footwear giants like Nike and Adidas recognize the dominance of the conference. Business Journal looked at the footwear and apparel contracts between the Big Three (Nike, Adidas and Under Armour) shoe companies and universities. The University of Kentucky is locked with Nike until 2017. ...

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SEC Schedule Set for UK Hoops

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Southeastern Conference announced its 14-team, 16-game women’s basketball schedule for the 2013-14 season on Tuesday and Kentucky’s slate is highlighted by eight home matchups, including battles in Memorial Coliseum with Florida, LSU and Vanderbilt, as well as road matchups at Georgia, Tennessee and Texas A&M. This marks the fifth year of the 16-game schedule for women’s ...

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Video: Are Trendy Uniforms a Selling Point in Recruiting?

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There has always been a never ending debate among UK Football fans every time the topic of uniform change comes up. What if trendy uniforms are a differentiator in the recruiting process – will BBN be open to change? Are UK uniforms trendy enough? Please post your comments below. Here’s a video with SEC and Pac-12 coaches weighing in on ...

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SEC Media Days: Texas A&M Aggies

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Texas A&M started off SEC Media Days today and head coach Kevin Sumlin, quarterback Johnny Manziel, offensive tackle Jake Matthews and defensive end Tony Hurd took the stage. As you know, it was a circus around Manziel as he answered more questions about his off the field antics than his Heisman winning ability on the field.

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