Sunday, February 6, 2011

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

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

Signing Day, bonus round edition. Alabama wins the recruiting battle for offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio over Auburn. (al.com)

Signing Day, bonus round edition, part deux. JUCO player John Jenkins chooses Georgia over Florida. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Signing Day, the early years. Looking back at a recruiting trip with legendary Tennessee head football coach Johnny Majors. (Go Vols Xtra)

More Kiffin era trouble for Tennessee. Ivan Maisel reports that the NCAA is investigating former Tennessee assistant coach Ed Orgeron's conduct during his time in Knoxville. (ESPN)

Seven Gators combining. Mike Pouncey and seven other former Florida players will take part in the NFL Combine. (Orlando Sentinel)

Holding the line. South Carolina won't cash in on it's SEC East champion status by raising ticket prices. (WIS)

Gone too soon. A look at the all too brief reign of Uga VIII. (isportsweb)

BASKETBALL

No more Jonesin'. Tony Jones period filling for the suspended Bruce Pearl for SEC conference games ends with an overtime 65-60 loss to Alabama. (Go Vols Xtra)

Chomped. Florida knocks off no. 10 Kentucky 70-68. (Orlando Sentinel)

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