Monday, October 3, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: John Brantley, AJ McCarron, Derek Dooley, and more.

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

Brantley out for LSU. 
Florida quarterback John Brantley will miss this coming Saturday's game against LSU due to a knee injury suffered during the Gators' loss to Alabama. And possibly for even longer.(CBS Sports)

This Is Your Life, Jeff Driskel...
Relived as the backup for Brantley went in against Alabama after Brantley's injury. (The Belly of the Beast)

Welcome to the fallout. 
Meanwhile, Spencer Hall gives a graphic presentation of the aftermath of the Tide's manhandling of the Gators. (EDSBS)

Grace Under Pressure.
Alabama starting QB A.J. McCarron handled his first trip to The Swamp with "poise." (The Gasden Times)

Georgia-Tennessee is Derek Dooley's "biggest game (yet) as a Vol."
Because John Adams said so. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before.
Georgia suspends  Cornelius Washington for at least two games after the  outside linebacker's early Sunday morning arrest for DUI and speeding. (Athens Banner-Herald)

Let's make the best of the situation.
Washington's suspension should be the chance for more playing time for Gerogia "dream team" member Ray Drew. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Is James Franklin a helicopter coach?
Vanderbilt head football coach James Franklin traveled to a couple of high school games in the metropolitan Atlanta area via helicopter. Get ready for a whole new slew of excessive NCAA regulations after this one. (Dr. Saturday)

Bring On the Night.
Auburn's upcoming games against Arkansas on the road and Florida at home will both have 7:00 PM EDT starts. (

That Don't Impress Me Much. 
Dr. Saturday's Graham Watson wasn't quite wowed over Brett Favre's debut as a in-the-booth color commentator during CSS Sports' broadcast of last Saturday's Southern Miss-Rice game. (Dr. Saturday)

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