Monday, March 28, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Steve Spurrier, Cuonzo Martin, Mike Anderson, and haiku about John Brantley.

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


Least shocking news out of South Carolina spring practice. South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier is already criticizing the play of his quarterbacks. (The Post and Courier)

The Usual Suspects. A list of the "Top 10 Games involving SEC teams in 2011" features the usual top SEC rivalry matchups, plus a few high-profile games against non-conference opponents. (Bubba 'n Earl Sittin' on the 50)

Vanderbilt spring scrimmage highlights. And stop chuckling. (ChuckOliver.net)

Just visiting. Former Ohio State wide receiver Duron Carter is reportedly expected to pay an unofficial visit to Alabama this coming weekend. He's the son of former Vikings great Chris Carter. (al.com)

Let it Flow. A flow chart to help Auburn find a quarterback to replace Cam Newton. (The Belly of the Beast)

Poetry Corner. A haiku about Florida quarterback John Brantley? A haiku about Florida quarterback John Brantley. (EDSBS)

BASKETBALL

The Butler...well, you know. Dissecting Florida's NCAA Tournament loss to Butler.Which may end up being the only time this year the Gator's lose to a school with the nickname "Bulldogs" (Miami Herald)

Call the Shots. Mike Bianchi criticizes Florida's shot selection in the loss to Butler. Shut up, Mike. (Orlando Sentinel)

The new guy. Reaction to the Tennessee's hiring of Cuonzo Martin to replace the embattled Bruce Pearl as head men's basketball coach. (Rocky Top Talk)

The other new guy. Evaluating the hire of Arkansas' new head basketball coach, Mike Anderson. (Arkansas Expats)

History lesson. How Nolan Richardson's coaching philosophy at Arkansas became known as "40 Minutes of Hell." (Swish Appeal)

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