Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Nick Saban, Cam Newton, Cecil Newton, and more

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

Comparing Nick Saban to Tom Izzo. Comparing and contrasting the Alabama head football coach, who once coached at Michigan State to the Spartan's basketball coach. Alabama will play Michigan State in the Capiton One Bowl on January 1.(Detroit Free Press)

Comparing Cam Newton to Tim Tebow. Don't. Even. Go. There. (TIMTEBLOG)

Cecil Newton named "Anti-Sportsman of the Year." Because Clay Travis says so. (Fanhouse)

The cherry on the top of the sundae (or is that the Icedream shake?). A win in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl  is important for South Carolina to cap it's SEC East championship season. (The State)

Stallings enshrined. Former Alabama and Texas A&M head football coach Gene Stallings was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Tuesday night. (

Music City Swag. Tennessee and North Carolina players can expect to receive earphones, and iPod Shuffle, and iTunes gift cards in their gift bags. (GoVols Xtra)

The Killing Joke. Joker Phillips fires two assistant coaches. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Zach's back. Former Georgia Bulldog Zach Mettenberger reportedly  verbally commits to LSU. Hide your kids, hide your wife, Baton Rogue. (Athens Banner-Herald)

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