Thursday, January 19, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Les Miles, Aaron Murray, Doug Nussmeier, and more.

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

Move along, people. Nothing to see here.
LSU head football coach Les Miles denies reports of dissension among LSU players over his decision not to replace quarterback Jordan Jefferson with backup Jarrett Lee. (The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

Are You That Somebody?
Bil King asks if Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray could lead the Bulldogs to a championship. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Making it official. 
Alabama officially announces the hiring of offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier and outside linebackers coach Lance Thompson. (The Montgomery Advertiser)

The Leader of the Pack.
Alabama Tight End Brad Smelley led the SEC in Catch Rate in 2011. (Team Speed Kills)

Talkin' 'bout my generation. 
Bryan Powers looks the current gridiron success of the Alabama Crimson Tide, whose players were either too young or not even born when the Tide won the last pre-Nick Saban "national championship" in 1992. (

Ex-Illini is a now a Plainsman. 
Former Illinois fullback Jay Prosch is transferring to Auburn. (

Vanderbilt defensive line coach Ricky Logo is leaving to become DL coach at Houston. (

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