Monday, July 11, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Caleb King, Jordan Jefferson, Alabama recruiting, and more.

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


SEC EAST

Least. Shocking. News. Ever. Of the Day.
Georgia tailback Caleb king, who has been declared academically ineligible to play,  has decided to enter the NFL Supplemental Draft. (CBS Sports)

Trouble in Athens?
With King ineligible and Washaun Ealey transferring, Georgia has some depth issues it needs to rectify soon. (The Press-Register)

Bryce Sherman an ex-Gamecock?
South Carolina wide receiver Bryce Sherman is reportedly leaving the team.  (Gamecock Central/Rivals.com)

If We Make It Through October. 
Florida has a rough October schedule with Alabama, LSU, Auburn and the World's Largest (Censored by Dr. Michael Adams) against Georgia. Despite that The Gainesville Sun's Robbie Andreu claims that all four games are winnable ones. (The Gainesville Sun)

Why don't you take have a seat over there?
Tennessee celebrates "Meet Your Seats Week" with fans at Neyland Stadium. (Knoxville News Register)

SEC WEST

Ready to Start.
After impressing observers during his stint as a councilor at the Manning Passing Academy LSU's Jordan Jefferson, is ready to impress them more as LSU starting quarterback. (The Times-Picayune)

Profiled on the Bayou. 

Matt Hinton profiles LSU WR Russell Shepard. (Dr. Saturday)

Maye-king the change.
Mississippi State linebacker Brandon Maye found it easy to transition to the Bulldog's system after transferring from Clemson. (The Clarion-Ledger)

Counting Alabama's chickens.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban claimed that one of the reasons the Crimson Tide went to Atlanta to play in the 2009 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game was to improve the team's recruiting in the state of Georgia.  ChuckOliver.net's Clark Nelson questions whether  going to Atlanta  has truly paid off for Alabama in that area. (ChuckOliver.net)

History lesson of the day.
Most college football pundits say Auburn won't be as good as it was in last year's BCS championship season.  Evan Woodbery of al.com uses history to tell them they're wrong. (al.com)

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