Sunday, October 30, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Mark Richt, Nick Saban, Les Miles, and more.

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

Bittersweet Symphony. 
Georgia beats Florida for only the third time in the Mark Richt era. Sadly, Georgia still can't beat Florida in a year where the Gators are truly a relevant team in the BCS title picture. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Reverse psychology.
Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones says remembering how former Florida head football coach Urban Meyer told him while being recruited that "If you decide to sign with the Bulldogs rather than the Gators, we will beat you every year you are there" motivated him while getting four sacks on gator quarterback John Brantley. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Ready to Exhale.
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt expresses both relief and praise to his Creator after the Dawgs defeated the Gators. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

No excuses.
Florida can't fall back on excuses like inexperienced quality opponents or inexperienced QB's for losing to Georgia. Because Matt Hinton said so. (Dr. Saturday)

Too Low for  Zero.
With the loss to Georgia, Florida is 0-4 in the month of October this season. (The Gainesville Sun)

In Other non-World's Largest Outdoor (Censored by Dr. Michael Adams) news...
Oh yeah, LSU and Alabama are playing a game of some significance next week. (The Shreveport Times)

The 2011 Alabama team is Nick Saban's Masterpiece.
Because Paul Finebaum said so. (

Grace Under Pressure. 
LSU head football coach Les Miles has led the Tigers through a sea of chaos including drug suspensions, players losing family members, and other tumultuous event. (The Times-Picayune)

At the center of attention.
Ted Lewis seeks the importance of the LSU-Alabama game at legendary Tuscaloosa restaurant Rama Jama. (The Times-Picayune

Yes, Virginia...
There are Alabama fans in New Orleans. (The Times-Picayune)

Tennessee QB Justin Worley is more of a Halloween trick than a Halloween treat. 
Because John Adams said so. The Vols obviously can't wait until Tyler Bray's right thumb fully heals. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

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