Under first-year head coach, Mandarin prepares for No. 4 Creekside in Game of the Week
The first year at a new job can be a learning experience. But it doesn’t mean there have to be struggles. With Toby Bullock in his first year as the head coach at Mandarin, the Mustangs are off to a 3-1 start as they prepare for our FootbalL Friday game of the week.
Bennett, No. 1 Georgia’s D steamrolls South Carolina 48-7
Stetson Bennett went 16 for 23 for 284 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 1 Georgia to a 48-7 victory over South Carolina. The Bulldogs' defense nearly had its second shutout of the season before South Carolina scored a touchdown against the backups with 53 seconds to go.
After first loss of season, No. 5 Bolles looks to bounce back vs. No. 1 Trinity Christian
This week's matchup between Trinity Christian and Bolles has been circled on the calendar since the schedules were made. And until last Friday, it looked like it would be a matchup of the top two teams in the News4Jax Super 10 poll. But then Bolles lost their first game of the season to Brunswick as part of the Georgia-Florida Border Classic, making this game a redemption game for both teams.
Dynamic Duo: Trinity Christian running backs Treyaun Webb, Darnell Rogers leading the way for No. 1 Conquerors
They are the horsepower that makes the two-time defending state champions go. Trinity Christian’s dynamic duo of running backs just keep chewing up the yardage—and the wins. Treyaun Webb and Darnell Rogers have been making defenders' heads spin for years. And this year, the seniors are off to a hot start for the No. 1 team in our area.
Richardson shines in Napier’s debut as Gators upset No. 7 Utah 29-26
Since 1978, Florida had never been an underdog in their football home opener. Until Saturday. The oddsmakers may want to take a closer look next time. Florida used 104 yards rushing and three touchdowns from quarterback Anthony Richardson and a game-sealing interception by Amari Burney to give Billy Napier a win in Gators' debut, 29-26 over No. 7 Utah.
‘We want a fast start:’ Pederson looking ahead to first regular season game as Jaguars head coach
Seven months after he was hired as the Jaguars head coach, Doug Pederson is on the doorstep of the first regular season game on the sidelines for Jacksonville. While sticking with his assessment that it's not an overnight fix, he was positive about where the team stands with the season approaching.
Jaguars’ offense shines in 1st combined practice with Falcons
Since Doug Pederson announced that the Jaguars starters won't play in Saturday's preseason finale against the Atlanta Falcons, Wednesday and Thursday's combined practices offer the best chance for Trevor Lawrence and company to work against someone other than their own teammates before the season opens on Sept. 11 against the Washington Commanders.
Jaguars’ free agent additions make early impression vs. Browns
The Jaguars spent more money in free agency this offseason than any team in NFL history ever has. They are looking for a good return on their investment and Friday’s preseason matchup with the Cleveland Browns offered a first look at several new additions.
What to watch for in Jaguars preseason game against Browns
The Jaguars play their first home game of the preseason on Friday when they host the Cleveland Browns. After losing to the Las Vegas Raiders 27-11 in the Hall of Fame game, the Jaguars will roll out most of their starters on Friday. Here are four big things I’ll be watching for in the game.
Kirby Smart complains about Jacksonville location of Florida-Georgia game — again
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart has been grumbling about the Florida-Georgia game being held in Jacksonville for years, and during Southeastern Conference Media Days this week, he renewed his calls for the annual rivalry game to be played on the universities’ campuses instead.
Jaguars open 1st OTAs under Doug Pederson with goal of ‘seeing where we are as a football team’
For the first time, Jaguars veterans and rookies were on the practice field together under the watch of head coach Doug Pederson on Monday as the team conducted the first organized team activity (OTA) of the off-season.
NFL playoffs offer too much to watch, so take a pass on some of the action
If you like watching pro football, you will love this weekend. There are six National Football League (NFL) playoff games played over three days. The winners move on, and the losers go home. The two top-ranked teams, the Green Bay Packers and the Tennessee Titans, will have their first games playoff next weekend.washingtonpost.com