Monday, May 14, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Mark Richt's secret, Arkansas' troubles, John Calipari mocked, and more.

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

I've Got a Secret.
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt isn't telling how big he expects the Bulldogs' 2013 recruiting class to be. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Big Tent Revival.
Matt Murschel compares Florida HC Will Muschamp's speech in front of a group of Gator boosters in Orlando to a " good old fashioned Southern revival meeting." (The Orlando Sentinel)

How low can you go?
Kevin Scarbinsky comments on The Sporting News' Matt Hayes and Steve Greenberg of The Sporting News' ranking Auburn HC Gene Chizik as the 36th best college football coach in the country. Only Texas-San Antonio's Larry Coker ranks lower than Chizik when it comes to coaches with a BCS or pre-BCS "national championship." (The Birmingham News)

Ready to Start.
Incoming Alabama freshman quarterback Alec Morris is eager to compete for the job be A.J. McCarron's backup. (

Rage in the Cage.
Former Alabama linebacker Erik Anders is trying to make a name for himself as an MMA fighter. (MMA Insider

Pig Latin?
  "Is Arkansas Latin for Florida?" That's what Team Speed Kills asks after the recent arrest of three Arkansas players on burglary charges. (Team Speed Kills

I was of a feeling it was out of control.
Aaron Torres asks if the recent Arkansas arrests, combined with the downfall of former Razorback HC Bobby Petrino means that the football program is Fayetteville is "spinning out of control." (The Crystal Ball Run)

Who benefits from the Arkansas schadenfreude-fest?
Mark Richt, apparently. Because Fletcher Proctor said so. (  


Shelf life.
Glenn Logan takes offense at a recent editorial cartoon in The Lexington Herald-Leader mocking Kentucky head men's basketball coach John Calipari and the alleged dubious state of his trophy shelf. (A Sea of Blue)

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