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SEC college football picks, odds in Week 6: Alabama cruises again, Auburn keeps it tight with Georgia

A big week lies ahead in the SEC with three massive matchups that will drastically define the landscape of the conference. No. 1 Alabama will make the trek to College Station to take on Texas A&M, though this game doesn’t carry the same kind of hype considering the two-loss Aggies — a preseason top-10 team — haven’t lived up to their end of the bargain. Despite that, Kyle Field will certainly be rocking on Saturday night in the hopes of wrecking the Crimson Tide’s dream season. 

Meanwhile, No. 2 Georgia will travel to the Plains to square off against No.

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SEC establishes forfeit policies for college football games canceled due to COVID-19

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The Power Five conferences have made it clear: If you can’t play due to COVID-19, you will take a loss. The SEC became the latest to announce its cancellation policy on Monday with a forfeit mandate similar to the rest of the Power Five. The policy will hand a forfeit to any team that is unable to play due to COVID-19 issues, while assigning a win in the conference standings to the team able to play. The SEC also will consider financial reimbursement to any team whose game was canceled through no fault of its own. 

If both teams

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Texas, Oklahoma expected to declare intent to leave Big 12 in ’24-48 hours’ with SEC as landing spot

Texas and Oklahoma are expected to declare their intention to leave the Big 12 in as soon as “24-48 hours,” a prominent Big 12 source told CBS Sports on Friday. The Longhorns and Sooners are set to inform the Big 12 on Monday that they will not be renewing their grant of rights agreement with the conference, Horns247’s Chip Brown reports.

“I’m not saying it’s 100%, but it’s close to it in terms of being a done deal,” a Big 12 source intimately involved in the process told CBS Sports.

“It could be as soon as 24-48 hours and

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Kirby Smart’s decision to bring Jordan Davis, JT Daniels to SEC Media Days

ATHENS — Georgia football coach Kirby Smart doesn’t leave much to chance when it comes to his football program, most every decision and action is carefully considered and thought out.

Smart’s choice to bring quarterback JT Daniels and nose tackle Jordan Davis to the SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., is the most recent example.

The four-day SEC Kickoff Event serves as the unofficial end of the offseason, and the start of the preseason, with coaches from all 14 schools appearing along with two players.

Here are three things about Smart’s selection to represent the program:

1. Daniels will dazzle

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