Thursday, February 9, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Hugh Freeze, Gene Chizik, Nick Marshal, and more.

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

Getting down to business. 
New Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze is settling into his new job and is ready for the challenge of turning the Rebels football program around. (ESPN)

Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again.
Josh Bean wonders if Alabama's failure to sign high school offensive lineman Darius Philon (who committed to Arkansas) will hurt the Crimson Tide's future recruiting endeavors in the Mobile, AL area where Philon is from. (The Mobile Press-Register)

What, Me worry?
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says he wasn't concerned by the amount of time it took the Tiger's head football coach Gene Chizik to hire new offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler and new defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder. (The Opelika-Auburn News)

Carry On Wayward Son. 
Former Georgia  cornerback Nick Marshall has reportedly enrolled at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas. Marshal and two other players were dismissed from the team last week. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

There can be only one.  
Track 'Em Tigers looks at the battle for the Auburn starting quarterback job in 2012 between Clint Mosley, Khiel Frazier, and Zeke Pike. (Track 'Em Tigers)

With Six You Get Eggrolls. 
LSU offensive lineman Josh Dworaczyk, who missed the 2011 season because of a knee injury in training camp, has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. (

Jersey Shore bound? 
Arkansas is reportedly in talks with Rutgers for a home-at-home series for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. (The Arkansas News)

Orange Crush. 
Tennessee's Orange and White Game has been scheduled for April 21. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

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