Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Coveirng Dixie Like Mildew: Dan Mullen, Gene Chizik, expansion silliness, and more.

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

 "The SEC should expand by adding Texas A & M University as soon as possible."
No, it shouldn't. (Leather Helmet Blog)

Workin' at the Car Wash.
Looking at the first day of the SEC Coaches' to The Melting Pot of Sin ESPN's Bristol campus. (SEC Digital Network)

More than just a cowbell. 
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen relates a story regarding the funeral of the late Bulldog  player Nick Bell, and how it brought home to him the importance of the school's cowbell ringing tradition. (ESPN)

Meet Fletcher Cox.
ESPN's Chris Low has a video interview with Mississippi St. defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. (ESPN)

No More Mr. Nice Guy? 
It's time for Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik to quit being so nice when it comes to the media. (Track 'Em Tigers)

Looking for Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game tickets?
Tough. The remaining 800-plus tickets for the Georgia-Boise State sold out in less than two minutes on Monday. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Humor in Uniform. 
Georgia players got their first look at the Nike Pro Combat uniforms they'll be donning against Boise St. in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game via a little prank from their head coach Mark Richt. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Rough break for Jarvis Landry. 
LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry is recovering from surgery on his right foot after breaking it in a 7-on-7 game. (CBS Sports

Tennessee linebacker Austin Johnson arrested on alcohol-related charges. 
Insert obvious joke about Tennessee players wearing orange here. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Stay Golden.
Alabama broadcasting legend Eli Gold signs a new four-year contract extention which will keep him announcing Crimson Tide games through 2017. (Tuscaloosa News)

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