Thursday, February 2, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Dorial Green-Beckham, Gary Pinkel, Derek Dooley, and more.

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

Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was...
Alabama celebrates yet another successful recruiting class under head football coach Nick Saban. (

Bend It Like Green-Beckham.
Missouri lands Dorial Green-Beckham, the top prospect in the country. (

Eye of the Tiger. 

Missouri's successful 2012 National Signing Day success is another "boost" in the Tigers' "brand name." Because Mizzou head football coach Gary Pinkel said so. (The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

The Downward Spiral. 
LSU's dismal National Signing Day comes on the tail of the debacle of being shut out by Alabama during the BCS championship game. (USA Today)
Chuck Oliver looks at the whether or not the myth of Georgia's inability to recruit players on the offensive line during the Mark Richt era. (

The Best There Is. The Best There Was. The Best There Ever Will Be.
Vanderbilt head football coach James Franklin celebrates the Commodores best National Signing Day ever. (The Tennessean)

Are You Not Entertained? 
South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier wasn't amused that ESPN didn't send anyone down to Columbia, SC to cover the Gamecocks on National Signing Day. (SB*Nation)

Ready to Start.
The newest members of Steve Spurrier's coaching staff at South Carolina are ready to help the Old Ball Coach build on the Gamecocks' success in recent years. (Gamecock Central)

Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley "must win now."
Because Pat Forde said so. (

From the "A watched pot never boils" dept. 
The addition of Texas A&M to the SEC doesn't seem to be reaping any huge benefits for SEC school on the recruiting trail in the Lone Star State/ At least not yet. (

We had joy. We had fun. We had seasons in the sun.
An in-depth look at "The Four Seasons of Southern College Football." (

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