Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Gene Chizik, Aaron Murray, and...Prince William?

He could have been an Auburn Tiger.
(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)  
I'll take "Things that probably won't end well" for $300, Alex. 
Gene Chizik's new deal with Auburn does away with a stipulation that allows the school to suspend the head football's coach's pay if investigated by the SEC, the NCAA, or itself.  (The Birmingham News)

Top Dawg.
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is ranked by ESPN's SEC Blog as the top QB in the SEC. (ESPN)

Georgia fans and Auburn fans should hate each other.
Because T.Kyle King says so. Shut up. Kyle. (Dawg Sports)

There's a possibility, but no chance. 
Looking at Georgia's chances to win the SEC East in 2011. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

And the nominees are...
Looking at the Florida players who could become the first Gator player to rush for 1,000 yards for the first time since 2004. (The Gainesville Sun)

First Time in a Long Time. 
Tennessee enters the 2008 season with the same coach as the previous year for the the first time since 2009. (Team Speed Kills)

The (Hall of) Fame Monster.
An update on the still yet to be constructed new home for the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Bizarre fact of the day. 
Auburn awarded Prince William an honorary football scholarship when he was born in 1982. (Track 'Em Tigers)  

Them's fightin' words!
Someone in Alabama has the audacity to suggest that  Army-Navy is a greater rivalry than Alabama-Auburn . Mind you, they may have a point. (Mobile Press-Register)

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