Thursday, December 1, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Les Miles, Mark Richt, Dan Mullen, and more.

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

Eyes on the Prize.
LSU head football coach is staying focused on the SEC championship game, and not on the Tigers' probable appearance of the BCS title game. (The Times-Picayune )

Playing possum?
Fletcher Proctor suggests that Georgia has been holding back with the offense during the season in order to let Aaron Murray and company go all out during the SEC championship game. (

Back for Good?
University of  Georgia president Michael Adams expects Mark Richt to return next year as the Bulldogs' head footbsall coach. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Jonesin' around.
Tony Barnhart profiles Georgia center Ben Jones. (CBS Sports)

Dress You Up. 
Georgia will not be wearing those awful Nike Pro Combat uniforms that the Dawgs wore in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game when they return to the Georgia Dome for the SEC championship game. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Smart choice?
Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart's name is showing up in the search for the next Ole Miss head football coach. (The Montgomery Advertiser)

50,000 reasons to keep your fans in check. 
The SEC fines Kentucky $50,000 after fans stormed the Commonwealth Stadium field celebrating the Wildcats' victory over Tennessee. (The Lexington Herald-Leader)

It Don't Matter to Me. 
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen says he's okay with the Bulldogs facing Southern Mississippi in a possible Liberty Bowl matchup. (The Clarion-Ledger

Packing his bags. 
Tennessee wide receiver coach  Charlie Baggett is leaving embattled staff of head football coach Derek Dooley. (The Knoxville News-Sentinel)

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