Thursday, November 17, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Gus Malzahn, Tyler Bray, Aaron Murray, and more.

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

The Gus Malzahn to Ole Miss meme is on the march.
Auburn offensive coordinator is not surprisingly being mentioned as Houston Nutt's replacement as Ole Miss head football coach. (The Sun Herald)

Put me in, coach.
Tennessee star quarterback Tyler Bray is tired of watching the game on the sidelines while recovering from a broken thumb, and is ready to play this weekend. Vols head football coach Derek Dooley has the final say on that matter, though. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Rank and file.
Georgia QB Aaron Murray is compared to other QB's of the Mark Richt era, and ranked ahead of many of them. (

Not quite done yet. 
Arkansas running back Knile Davis still isn't ready to return to action, according to Razorback head football coach Bobby Petrino. (The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Rest assured it will not last. take a turn for the worst. 
South Carolina recent on-the-field success is "The New Norm." Pardon me if I take that with a grain of salt. (Saturday Down South)

South Carolina can still end up having a 10-win season. 
Because Tony Barnhart said so. (CBS Sports)

There can be only one.
Tennessee and Vanderbilt both look for a win in Knoxville this Saturday in a game that could seal their fates when it comes to a bowl appearance this year. (Saturday Down South)

Texas A&M and Missouri see their joining the SEC as a way to "grow their brands nationally." I see it as more of a search for fool's gold. (ESPN)


60 minutes of 40 Minutes of Hell.
ESPN is producing 40 Minutes of Hell, a documentary on former Arkansas head men's basketball coach Nolan Richardson as part of the SEC: Storied series. (The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

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