Sunday, June 5, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Signing classes cap, Nick Saban, Dan Mullen, and more.

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

SEC cap on signing classes "shouldn't hurt the SEC."
Because Pat Dooley says so. (The Gainesville Sun)

Nice work if you can get it. 
Five of the top ten schools on Andy Staples' "20 most desirable head coaching jobs" are SEC schools (Florida, Georgia, LSU, Alabama, Auburn). Tennessee lands in the bottom half of the list. (Sports Illustrated)

Way too early (and obvious) prediction of the day:
Alabama and South Carolina are picked by The Birmingham News to meet in the SEC Championship Game. What a limb to go out on. (The Birmingham News)

Nick Saban's rebuilding effort. 
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban talks about he and the University of Alabama's role in the effort to rebuild communities in the Tuscaloosa area following the tornadoes that hit the region last April. (The Gainesville Sun)

"No respect headed into 2011 is no problem for Auburn."
Because Kevin Scarbinsky says so. Shut up, Kevin. (The Birmingham News)

Tennessee Not in a lather just yet.
Tennessee linebacker Herman Lathers will miss the start of the 2011 season due to an ankle injury requiring surgery.  (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Dr. StrangeMullen: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cowbell.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen describes how he's come to respect the ringing of cowbells at Mississippi State.  (The Commercial Appeal)

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