Friday, June 3, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Washaun Ealey, Auburn, and a bucket of taffy.

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

At left: The legendary Big Chicken in Marietta, Ga. You just knew it had to show up sometime.  

Lending a Hand. 
Members of the Arkansas football team went to Joplin, Missouri, to help with recovery efforts after the recent tornado that hit the town. (Arkansas Sports 360)

New Kids On The Block.
Expect to see a lot of new and unknown faces on the Auburn roster in 2011. (Track 'Em Tigers)

Long Time Coming. 
Meanwhile, Auburn's 2010 BCS championship winning squad will finally make it's way to Washington D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House. (

A Jacksonville State of Mind.
Former Georgia running back Washaun Ealey has transferred to FCS division Jacksonville State. (Athens Banner-Herald)

Afternoon Delight.
South Carolina's Sept. 10 road game against Georgia will air on ESPN at 4:30 P.M. (Athens Banner-Herald)

Laffy Taffy.
A beautiful, but fictitious press conference involving Les Miles, the SEC Spring Meetings, alligator handling,  and a bucket marked "Taffy Bukit." I'm not making this up, but Spencer Hall did. (EDSBS)

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