Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tyler Bray's big plans, Nick Saban's future plans, Jarvis Jones' plans, and more.

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

You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.
Tennessee star quarterback Tyler Bray is ready to put last season's injury-hampered troubles behind him, and has big goals for 2012, such as trying to "Get it (the Vols') back to where we were in the '90s." (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

Derek Dooley on the Hot Seat?
Yadda Yadda Yadda. (The Daily News Journal)

Great Expectations.
Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones goal is for the Dawgs to have "the best defense in the nation." (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Mo' Money.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban gets another extension on his contract. (The Crimson White)

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before.
Nick Saban says that Alabama will be his last coaching job. Yeah, I'm not holding my breath on that one either. (al.com)

The never-ending battle. 
Alabama and Auburn are competing over signing top Utah high school QB prospect Cooper Bateman. (al.com)

Gone Daddy Gone.
Texas A&M sells out of 2012 season tickets for its inaugural season in the SEC. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

The Not Ready for Prime Time Players?
The Aggies are not ready for the SEC West. Because Sean Lester said so. (The Dallas Morning News)

How long? How long must we sing this song?
Scott Rabalais asks when the combined LSU/New Orleans Saints nightmare football apocalypse will end.  (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

In Memory Yet Green.
Loran Smith discusses his final phone conversation with the late Atlanta Journal-Constitution sports columnist Furman Bisher. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

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