Monday, August 30, 2010

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: South Carolina, Alabama, and more

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC  news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)

 Danged if you do, danged if you don't. South Carolina players may avoid suspensions over allegations of beneficial living arrangements  at a Columbia-area hotel. But there could be suspensions over their falling behind on their rent at said hotel. (The Herald (Rock Hill, SC), Garnet and Black Attack)

Success hasn't spoiled McElroy yet. Alabama QB Greg McElroy helped the Tide win the BCS Title last year, but it hasn't changed his need to be a perfectionist.  (

Two rivals are better than one? Should the SEC bring back having teams face two permanent inter-league rivals each year? Red Cup Rebellion has an argument for it. One reason to do it: more quality TV match-ups. (Red Cup Rebellion)

Auburn and Gene Chizik will have a successful 2010 season. Because "History" says so. (Track 'Em Tigers)

It took 56 hours for Tennessee to hire Derek Dooley. In comparison, it's taken the school a year to find a new president, and it still hasn't done so yet. The joke about making Barbary Dooley UT president is starting to sound better the longer this search goes on. (Go Vols XTra)

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