Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Nick Saban, Tyler Bray, Barrett Jones, and more.

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

Note: Today's coverage of Petrino-palooza is here.

Do the Evolution.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban likes how the 2012 Tide offense is "evolving" in spring practice. (ESPN)

It's a snap.
Alabama center Barrett Jones is starting to get adjusted to his new position as ball snapper for the Crimson Tide. (

Tyler Bray in stealth mode.
Tennessee star quarterback Tyler Bray is quietly maturing in the Vols' spring practice. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

Don't Believe the Hype.
Georgia tries to ignore all the "noise" declaring them a potential Top Ten team and BCS title contender in 2012. (ESPN)

The Air That I Breathe.
New Georgia  senior associate director of strength and conditioning John Thomas calls his new role "a breath of fresh air" after working as head S&C coach for Penn State and going through the Sandusky scandal. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

 Meanwhile, in Lexington...
A look at how Kentucky's spring football practice is going. (A Sea of Blue)

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