Friday, November 11, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Malik Jackson, Sam Montgomery, Nico Johnson, and more.

A kinder, gentler rivalry?
Georgia-Auburn is a more friendly rivalry than  Georgia-Florida or Georgia-Georgia Tech. Because Doug Gillett said so.* (EDSBS)

Oh yeah?
Many Georgia fans don't see the Auburn rivalry in such friendly terms after last year's game. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Action Jackson.
Tennessee defensive tackle Malik Jackson has spent of studying film of Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson preparing for the Vols' road game against the Razorbacks. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

I Am Sam. 
LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery has emerged as one of the SEC's top pass rushers. (The Times-Picayune)

Where's Alshon Jeffery?
South Carolina wide reciever Alshon Jeffery's 2011 season hasn't been as noteworthy as last years, when he was the fifth-ranked receiver in the nation. (CBS Sports)

Close contact.
Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson still remains in almost daily contact former Tide (and current Oakland Raider) LB Rolando McClain. (al.com)

Who wants to be the next Tulane head football coach?
Not Tommy Bowden, apparently. He reportedly turned down an offer to return to the school the first gained him national attention. (The Times-Picayune)

*(Then again, this could be some kind of sarcastic piece of satire going over my already burnt-out mind dealing with family issues this week.)


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