Friday, December 3, 2010

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Auburn, Steve Spurrier, and more

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC  news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)  
Auburn, what is your profession? Auburn's offensive line has been inspired this year by Gates of Fire, a book about the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC between the Spartans and the Persians. Well, what is a War Eagle supposed to read, Jonathan Livingston Seagull? (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Back in the spotlight. South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier returns to the Georgia Dome for his first SEC Championship since 2001. This time helming the Gamecocks instead of the Florida Gators. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

There's a possibility, but no chance. How South Carolina could beat Auburn in the SEC Championship Game. (Dr. Saturday)

Barron out. Alabama defensive back Mark Barron will miss out on playing in the Tide's bowl game this year after surgery to repair a torn right pectoral muscle. (

It's a more dreary than dirty job, but somebody still has to do it. Stanford tight end coach Greg Roman reportedly interviewed for the head coaching position at Vanderbilt. (, Anchor of Gold)

Shell game. Mark Richt's replacing Georgia stregnth and conditioning coach Dave Van Halanger with Joe Tereshinski and John Kasay has been a little underwhelming to some Dawg fans. (Dawg Sports)

Growing pains. On the eve of Central Florida's third Conference USA championship game, a look at whether the Golden Knights have outgrown C-USA. (Orlando Sentinel) - 
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