Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Steve Spurrier, Cam Newton, Frank Sinkwich, and more.

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

There's a possibility, but no chance. 
SEC athletic directors will meet Wednesday in  Nashville to discuss the possibility of the SEC going to a nine-game conference schedule. (The Birmingham News)

Who Says You Can't Go Home?
Former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton came back visit the Loveliest Village on the Plains last week. (The Birmingham News)

The Old Ball Coach being The Old Ball Coach.
South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier gloats about going 8-0 against "Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Clemson" in the past two seasons. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The Way You Make Me Feel. 
Robert Nkemdiche,  considered to be the top high school recruit in the nation, says that Ole Miss made him feel like "Michael Jackson" when he visited the school for it's Junior Day last weekend. Insert your own inappropriate joke here. (Friends of the Program)

Please pack your knives and go. 
Kentucky dismisses linebacker Ridge Wilson after his arrest on "a felony drug charge" on Sunday.  (The Louisville Courier-Journal)

Take a Hike.
Texas A&M announces plans to raise ticket prices for it's inaugural season in the SEC. (The Dallas Morning News)

Whatchagot, Loran?
Loran Smith takes a look back at Georgia's first Heisman Trophy winner, Frank Sinkwich. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

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