Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Derek Dooley, Tyler Bray, Mark Richt, and more.

Classic photo from 1993.
(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.) 

The photo of UGA V staring at a Thanksgiving turkey decoration on the left is from the Georgia-Georgia Tech game in 1993, which was the last time the two schools met on a Thanksgiving Day. (The Anti-Orange Page)

Now do you know how to reach Planet BCS?  Well, I wish you'd explain it to me some time, buster!
Jerry Palm discusses three SEC-related scenarios for the BCS title game. (CBS Sports)

Top of the Pops.
Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn and Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart top Bruce Feldman's list of the "Fastest-rising assistant coaches." (CBS Sports)

Tennessee's Mr. Terrific.
Derek Dooley has shown himself to be a virtual "Man of 1,000 Talents" in his two years as Tennessee head football coac. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Tennessee will not be playing Ohio State in 2018 and 2019.
Ohio State has canceled the series, citing the Big Ten's expansion to nine conference games per year. (ESPN)

No glove, no love. 
Tennessee star quarterback Tyler Bray says he's ditched the glove he was wearing on his injured throwing hand after getting his second interception in the Vols' victory over Vanderbilt. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Unknown Legend.
Alabama nose guard Josh Chapman's contributions to the Alabama defense tend to get overlooked due to the star power on the squad. (

What's in a win? 
Seth Stokes loos at what last Saturday's Tennessee win over Vanderbilt means for the struggling Volunteers. (

I beat the crap out of Tulane for this?
The Tiger Rag, the blanket awarded annually in the LSU-Tulane rivarly, has been named by Lost Lettermen as "CFB's Worst Rivarly Trophy" (Lost Lettermen)

Lip Service.
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt's passionate kiss with wife Katheryn after the victory over Kentucky comes after a year where Richt was considered to be on the hot seat for most of the season. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Mr. College Football remembers the Voice of the Georgia Bulldogs.
Tony Barnhart celebrates the life of former Georgia broadcaster Larry Munson, who passed away Sunday. (CBS Sports)

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