Monday, April 16, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Nick Saban looks ahead, Garrick McGee looks at Arkansas, and more.

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

Condolences to the family and friends of former Florida center and NBA veteran Dwayne Schintziu, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 43. (The Gainesville Sun)

I see the future and it will be.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has begun planning for the Tide's Sept. 1, 2012 season opening game against Michigan in Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Tx. (

A-Day to remember. 
The Alabama offensive carried the day at the spring A-Day Game. (ESPN)

It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. 
University of Alabama-Birmingham HC Garrick McGee wants to talk to Arkansas about replacing his mentor, Bobby Petrino as HC of the Razorbacks. (The Birmingham News)

G-Day, mate. 
Fletcher Proctor analyzes Georgia's G-Day spring game.  (

Open Range. 
Texas A&M hold's it's first open scrimmage as an SEC school. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Not quite done yet. 
Spring practice reveals that both Ole Miss and Mississippi State could use some more work. Because Mike Herndon said so. (The Mobile Press-Register)

There's a first time for everybody. 
Freshman Auburn QB Zeke Pike looks back at his first spring practice with the Tigers after enrolling in school early. (

Everyone's a critic. 
A Columbia, Mo. fashion expert gives her opinion of Missouri's new uniforms. Apparently Nina Garcia wasn't available. (The Columbia Daily Tribune)

And to prove the above point...
Does the Columbia Daily Journal get mocked for going to a fashion expert for her opinion of Missouri's new uniforms? Of course it does. (Leather Helmet Blog)

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