South Carolina back Mike Davis draws high praise

...seasons under his belt, Mike Davis has drawn comparisons to George Rogers and Marcus Lattimore.For a South Carolina football player, there is no higher compliment.Rogers won the 1980 Heis man Trophy after leading the nation in rushing. Lattimore...

Ex-SC football player Harold Green II faces charges of sexual assaults on five female high school students

COLUMBIA - Former South Carolina and NFL running back Harold Green II has been arrested on charges of assaulting five female high school students.

NCAA lifts Penn State sanctions

...student-athletes, many of whom stayed at Penn State despite the ability to transfer without penalty."Many Penn State football players demonstrated loyalty by remaining at their university for two years without the prospect of playing in a postseason...

Georgia's Todd Gurley puts his name in mix for Heisman

...and a touchdown in the Bulldogs' loss to Coastal Carolina. LOCAL COLLEGE PLAYERSKnow any Augusta-area college football players The Augusta Chronicle needs to keep track of this season? Send an e-mail to chris.gay@augusta chronicle...

Todd Gurley's performance for Georgia draws plenty of praise

...the Tigers."Gurley is obviously as good as it gets," Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said. "He is a great, great football player."For Richt, the most impressive thing about Gurley is not the sprinter's speed he showed on a 100-yard kickoff...

Playoff format needs work, but it's still better than BCS

...As of Tuesday, the Tigers are a 20.5-point favorite. LOCAL COLLEGE PLAYERSKnow any Augusta-area college football players The Augusta Chronicle needs to keep track of this season? Send an e-mail to chris.gay@augustachronicle.com...

Being more inclusive with their schedules would help SEC and ACC

...Every 12 years, season-ticket holders can count on seeing Alabama once ? which is better than whole classes of football players who miss that chance unless luck aligns them in an SEC Championship game.Is this really the kind of segregated...

Classes begin at North Augusta schools

...completed. Teachers continued to walk the halls, meeting with school administrators and planning their next lessons.Football players began practice while other students lingered on the school grounds, trying to catch rides home or talking with friends...

Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

...athletes.She said schools should be allowed to put up to $5,000 per year of competition into a trust fund for football players and men's basketball players, money that could be collected once they are finished with school.Legal experts...

Augusta Prep looks to rise up in 2014

...will play tailback and linebacker."The future looks very bright," Bacheller said. "We have great students and football players that have played before. Overall we're better athletically, although we're still very, very young."Junior...