SEC News: McConkey announces return, Kennedy enters portal

Here are the results from Tuesday night’s games across the SEC, combined with a few other news’ headlines to know from the conference yesterday, as well as Wednesday’s games to watch for.

Tennessee QB signee Nico Iamaleava ranked No. 1 in final 2023 On300

On3 released the final update of the 2023 On300 on Tuesday, with Tennessee quarterback signee Nico Iamaleava taking over the No. 1 overall ranking, which had previously been held by Texas quarterback signee Arch Manning. Iamaleava is rated as a five-star prospect out of Warren High School in California.

Georgia WR Ladd McConkey announces return for 2023 season

Georgia wide receiver Ladd McConkey announced his return for the 2023 season Tuesday night, and will likely enter next year as one of the top wide receivers in the SEC. McConkey had a career-year with the national champion Bulldogs this past fall, totaling 58 receptions for 762 yards and seven touchdowns, each of which ranked Top 10 in the conference.

Alabama LB Demouy Kennedy enters transfer portal

Alabama linebacker Demouy Kennedy, who is a former highly-rated four-star prospect in the 2020 class, entered the transfer portal Tuesday. Kennedy had only one tackle for the Crimson Tide this past season across five games.

Florida QB signee Jaden Rashada reportedly files for release of LOI

According to 247Sports Brandon Huffman, Florida quarterback signee Jaden Rashada reportedly filed for a release of his LOI from the Gators on Tuesday. Rashada is one of the top quarterbacks in the 2023 class, rated as a four-star prospect out of Pittsburg High School in California.

Tuesday’s SEC Results:

  • South Carolina 58, Ole Miss 70
  • Mississippi State 59, No. 9 Tennessee 70
  • Vanderbilt 66, No. 4 Alabama 78
  • Kentucky 85, Georgia 71

Wednesday’s SEC Games

  • LSU vs No. 16 Auburn – 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2
  • Texas A&M vs Florida – 7:00 PM ET on SEC Network
  • Missouri vs No. 25 Arkansas – 9:00 PM ET on SEC Network