ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is losing its leading rusher to the NFL. Junior DÁndre Swift has announced his plans to enter the NFL draft. The decision was expected after Swift led the Bulldogs in rushing for the second straight season. Swift finished with 1,218 yards rushing this season despite being limited by a shoulder injury in the postseason. It was Swift's second straight season with more than 1,000 yards. Swift says his decision to enter the NFL draft came after consulting his family. Georgia is awaiting NFL decisions from other top players, including quarterback Jake Fromm.
UNDATED (AP) — No. 8 Auburn puts its unbeaten record at stake when it visits Mississippi State on Saturday in the first week of Southeastern Conference competition. Mississippi State and Auburn are the SEC's top two teams in rebound margin. Auburn and No. 13 San Diego State are the only two remaining unbeaten Division I teams. LSU opens its SEC title defense by visiting a Tennessee team that could use a win after dropping three of its last four games. Georgia freshman phenom Anthony Edwards gets a national showcase this weekend when the Bulldogs visit No. 9 Memphis in a nonconference game.
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