Thursday, October 6, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tyler Bray, Aaron Murray, Les Miles, and more.

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)   
Tyler Bray will be the first overall draft pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Because Will Shelton said so. (Rocky Top Talk)

Sophomore slump? What sophomore slump?
With the Georgia-Tennessee on the horizon, Bill King asks if UGA quarterback Aaron Murray is facing a sophomore slump. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

This Could Be the Night.
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt could notch up his 100th victory against Tennessee at Neyland Stadium on Saturday. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Stop Draggin' My Heart Around.
The Missouri-to-the-SEC meme needs to be resolved, and resolved now. Because Andy Staples said so. (

Triple Threat?
Florida could possibly play all three healthy quarterbacks against inner-division rival LSU on Saturday. (

Living on Tulsa Time. 
Arkansas will host Tulsa on November 3, 2012 for the 72nd meeting between the two schools. (Tulsa World)

Money for Nothing.
Vanderbilt's David Williams is the SEC's highest paid athletic director. Can you say "highway robbery?" (

Please Hatter Don't Hurt 'Em.
Grantland's resident college football columnist John Brandon begs LSU head football coach Les Miles to be gentle with his beloved Gators. My suggestion to Miles: Ground and pound 'em. (Grantland)

Brushfire Fairytales. 

The LSU QB situation involving Jordan Jefferson's suspension and reinstatement, along with the success of Jarett Lee during the suspension, is  described as a parable of Les Miles trying to build a campfire. (The Belly of the Beast)

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