Thursday, May 10, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Les Miles, Derek Dooley, Mark Richt, and more.


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

Here's to Future Days. 
LSU head football coach Les Miles says that the Tigers are looking at the team's loss to Alabama in the 2011 BCS title game as "motivation" in the future. (The Birmingham News)

Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
First-year Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin talked about how the Aggies' move to the SEC and their "separation" from Texas is changing the face of college football in Texas. (FOX Sports Houston)

Making the Grade. 
Tennessee HC Derek Dooley is hoping for a rebound in his players grades following a dismal classroom showing during fall semester. (The Chattanooga Times-Free Press)

One Hit to the Body. 
Georgia HC Mark Richt recalls his own personal experience with being knocked unconscious in a game against Notre Dame when he was a quarterback at Miami. (The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)


There's a possibility, but no chance.
Pat Dooley ponders the possibility that a college football playoff could mean the end of the SEC championship game in Atlanta. (The Gainesville Sun)

Every woman, every man - join the Caravan of Love.
Mississippi State's "Our State Tour" will kick off on May 21 with stops in Hattiesburg and Biloxi. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

History Makers. 
Team Speed Kills take a look back at the history of integration of African-American football players in the SEC. (Team Speed Kills)

This is for the questions that don't have any answers.
"Mr. College Football" Tony Barnhart has a few questions involving the SEC East. (CBS Sports)

Least shocking news of the day.
The SEC leads all other conferences in median attendance. (Team Speed Kills)

How Do You Sleep?
Auburn, Florida, and Texas A&M represent the SEC on Mike Huguenin's list of team whose quarterback situations "will cause some sleepless nights." (Yahoo! Sports)


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