Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Les Miles, Nick Saban, Derek Dooley, and more.

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

November Spawned a Monster.
The insanity surrounding the LSU-Alabama showdown is just beginning. (USA Today)

The Price is Right.
Tickets for the LSU-Alabama game on Nov. 5 are averaging around $770.00. (Roll 'Bama Roll)

Chillin' with The Mad Hatter.
Cecil Hurt spends some quality time with LSU head football coach Les Miles. (TideSports.com)

Meet the Press.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban faced the media in a Monday press conference. Naturally, questions about LSU-Alabama were front and center. (al.com)

All Apologies.
Arkansas wide receiver Marquel Wade apologizes for the early hit on Vanderbilt punt returner Jonathan Krause during last Saturday's game. (CBS Sports)

No Regrets from Dooley. 
Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley isn't second guessing himself over naming freshman quarterback Justin Worley as the starter in the Vols' loss to South Carolina. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Stop Me If You Think That You've Heard This One Before. 
Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones says he's not planning to enter the 2012 NFL Draft, even though the redshirt sophomore is eligible to. I'm not holding my breath on this one either. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Scary Monsters. 
Georgia's struggling special teams unit is "scary." Because UGA head football coach Mark Richt said so. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The Blame Game. 
The sad state of the Florida football program is more Urban Meyer's fault than current head football coach Will Muschamp or offensive coordinator Charlie Weis. Because Mike Bianchi said so. (The Orlando Sentinel)

Baby better come back later next week. 'Cause you see I'm on a losing streak. 
Ole Miss head football coach Houston Nutt says he's not worrying about his job security while his team continues on an 11-game conference losing streak. Which is good because he probably has none. (Rivals.com)


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