Thursday, May 3, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Mark Richt's transfer policy, Nick Saban, and more.

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

Pass the football 'pon the left hand side.
Jeff Lockridge predicts that the passing game in the SEC will be on the increase with quarterbacks like Tennessee star QB Tyler Bray, UGA's Aaron Murray, and Arkansas' Tyler Wilson. (The Tennessean)

If y'all don't like Georgia, Delta is ready when you are. 
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt discusses his rather liberal transfer policy. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Dr. Evil to retire in 2013. 
University of Georgia president Dr. Evil Michael Adams, notorious for his firing of athletic director Vince Dooley,  announces his plans to retire after the end of the 2012-13 school year at UGA. 2013 can't come soon enough. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

The airing of grievances. 
T. Kyle King explains why the Bulldog Nation (and the UGA faculity) won't be shedding too many tears when Dr. Evil Adams retires in June, 2013. (Dawg Sports)

Stuck Outside Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again. 
Alabama HC Nick Saban discussed the possible changes to the BCS, Tide backup QB Philip Sims' transfer to Virginia, and other subjects in a speech in Mobile as part of the annual Crimson Caravan tour. (The Mobile Press-Register)

New Kids on the Block.
Dave Hooker takes a look at how the new members of Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley's coaching staff will affect recruiting. (ESPN)

Figured You Out.
Team Speed Kills tried to figure out Auburn's offense for 2012. (Team Speed Kills)

From the "It's not quite closing the barn door after the horses run out, but it's close enough" dept.
The St. Louis Sports Commission is looking into creating in creating an SEC vs. Big Ten bowl game. They're just in time for bowl games becoming more irrelevant than they already are.  (

London Calling. 
Chadd Scott compares SEC football to English Premier League soccer. Well, he needed to compare it to something. (

Men's basketball.

The Wildcats head to Washington. 
The Kentucky's NCAA championship-winning  men's basketball team will meet President Obama at the White House on Friday. Michelle had better hide the silverware. (The Courier-Journal)

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