Monday, August 15, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Aggiegeddon, Dont'a Hightower, Trey Burton, Gene Chizik, and...Whack-a-Bianchi?

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

Aggiegeddon shows that the NCAA has lost its way.
Because Jeff Schultz said so. Shut up, Jeff. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

It's just a flesh wound. 
Dont'a Hightower doesn't expect a surgically repaired left hand to keep him from playing in Alabama's first game of the 2011 season on Sept. 3. (

Next Posistion Please. 
Pat Dooley wonders what position (or positions) Florida plans to use versatile Trey Burton at in 2011. (The Gainesville Sun)

Bulldogs and scooters don't mix. 
Georgia linebacker Ray Drew's right shoulder was injured in an accident while driving a scooter on Sunday. Sadly, this the first scooter accident for a Bulldog. (CBS Sports)

Iron sharpens Iron.
The presence of much-talked about transfer quarterback Zach Mettenberger has made LSU senior QB Jordan Jefferson work harder during pre-season practices. (The Times-Picayune)

Making an impression. 
Tennessee freshman Curt Maggitt linebacker is impressing members of the Vols' coaching staff, including the not easy to impress defensive line coach Lance Thompson. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Gene Chizik receives the Amos Alonzo Stagg Award from the U.S. Sports Academy. 
Admit it, you expect me to make a snarky remark about the Cam Newton-mess here. But I'm not. (Mobile Press-Register)

Winner of South Carolina-Georgia game on Sept. 10 will win the SEC East.
Because Matt Hinton said so. (Dr. Saturday)

Attack of the Two-Headed Monsters?
A number of SEC teams could be playing with a two-quarterback system in 2011. Including BCS championship favorite Alabama. (ESPN)

I've seen the future and it will be.
A look at what a 13-team SEC schedule might look like. Pray the conference finds 14th potential member found before this happens. (Team Speed Kills)

Ever wanted to whack Mike Bianchi?
Now's your chance with the "Whack-a-Bianchi" game. (Orlando Sentinel)

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