Friday, December 31, 2010

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and more.

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

Orange crushed. Tennessee's chances for a winning season were shattered in a 30-27 double OT loss to North Carolina in the Music City Bowl. (Go Vols Xtra)

Dog gone. UGA VIII will be absent from the Georgia sidelines for the Liberty Bowl due to a  “gastro-intestinal condition.” Substitute bulldog Russ will replace him for the game. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

New Deal. Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen gets a new $10.6 million contract, with a $1.4 million buyout. That's a pretty low buyout there. (

Bowl swag. Alabama players went on a shopping spree at Best Buy via a $400 gift card from the Capital One Bowl. (Dothan Eagle)

No reply. Alabama defense coordinator Kirby Smart says that he has not talked to new Florida head football coach Will  Muschamp about a coaching the Gator's defense. (

New Year's Day games need to matter again. Because Tony Barnhart said so. (Mr. College Football)

In the end. Steve Spurrier claims that the Chick-fil-A Bowl will end differently for South Carolina than the Gamecocks' previous bowl game losses. (The State)

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