Monday, December 27, 2010

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Georgia, Tennessee, Auburn, and more

The King is gone. Georgia running back Caleb King has been ruled ineligible for the Liberty Bowl for academic reasons. Two other players are also ineligible. (

This behavior's not unique. King has missed five games in 2010 for various reasons. (Atlanta-Journal Constitution)

Missing you. Tennessee safety Janzen Jackson missed practices for the Music City Bowl in Knoxville for unspecified personal reasons. (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

The other former Michigan State coach on the Alabama coaching staff. Alabama special teams coach joins head coach Nick Saban as former Michigan State coaching staff members on the Crimson Tide coaching staff. (

Face to face. How Auburn's offensive line stands up to BCS Title game opponent Oregon's defensive line. (

A Peach of a bowl. The King of College Football, Chuck Oliver, takes a  brief look back at the history of the Chick-fil-A Bowl (formerly known as the Peach Bowl in Atlanta. It's gone from a struggling minor-league bowl game in the 70's and 80's, to one of the few non-BCS bowls to consistently sell out every year. A worthwhile read. (

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