Sunday, March 27, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tavarres King, Vince Dooley and Gene Chizik as Willy Loman

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

Under Pressure. Gerogia receiver Tavarres King says he's feeling the pressure of replacing A.J. Green. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Numbers game. Georgia center Ben Jones will be changing the number on his jersey from 61 to 60, to honor his late father. The number 60 was previously unavailable to Jones because offensive lineman Clint Boling had been wearing it. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Garden Party. Vince Dooley has decided to share his obsession with gardening with the rest of the world in his new book, Vince Dooley's Garden: a Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Please adjust your calendars? Mississippi State's season opening game against Memphis may be moved from Saturday, September 3, to Thursday, September 1. (ChuckOliver.net)

Moore suspended. Alabama suspends defensive end Brandon Moore for unspecified violation of  "team rules and policy." (Montgomery Advertiser)

Tennessee wallpaper. For when you absolutely,  positively, need a Tennessee background on your computer. Sadly, a wallpaper featuring Tyler Bray's infamous back tattoo is not available. (Go Vols Xtra)

Gene Chizik = Willy Loman? Auburn's head football coach is described as "the guy who made that one big sale, got puffed up, then rested on his laurels for an eternity" by an Alabama Blog annoyed at his constantly reminding people he won the BCS Championship. (Capstone Report)

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