Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Dan Mullen, Zach Pike, Sean Porter, and more.

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

The Queen is Dead (weel, almost)
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen reacts to the announcement of the college football playoff system that begins in 2014. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Who watches the Watchmen? 
John Carvalho looks at the media scrutiny of Auburn quarterback Zeke Pike following his arrest on charges of public intoxication, and finds it a little overbearing. (

Hey Porter. 
The Gainesville Sun's "Top 25 Players in the SEC hits the top 20 with Pat Dooley's profile of Texas A&M outside linebacker Sean Porter. (The Gainesville Sun)

Games Without Frontiers.
The Gainesville Sun's "Top 25 SEC Games" list also hits no. 20 with the Sept. 8 meeting of Washington and LSU. (The Gainesville Sun)

Yes, The Gainesville Sun is list-crazy.
Georgia QB Aaron Murray tops Robbie Andreu's list of the top SEC QB's to face Florida in the 2012 season. Missouri's James Franklin and Tennessee star QB Tyler Bray round out the top three on the list. (The Gainesville Sun)

Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
John Clay gets on the list bandwagon and ranks Kentucky's opponents in 2012 by level of importance. The Sept. 2 season-opening road trip against in-state rival Louisville tops the list. (The Lexington Herald-Leader)

I'll take 'Things that even duct tape can't fix for $500," Alex.
Bill King takes a look at Georgia's attempts to solve its special teams issues. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Rocky Mountain High comes to Rocky Top.
Colorado high school rising senior OL Dan Skipper commits to Tennessee's 2013 recruiting class. (Rocky Top Talk)

The Larenz Attractor.
North Carolina HSRS linebacker Larenz Bryant commits to South Carolina's 2013 recruiting class. (Garnet and Black Attack)

The Prototype.
Paul Crewe comes up with the "The Prototypical LSU OL Recruit" that Tiger head football coach Les Miles is looking for. (And the Valley Shook)

A Few Small Repairs.
Missouri announces a $200 million dollar plan to renovate the Memorial Stadium and other athletic facilities on campus in order to compete with other schools in the SEC. (The Kansas City Star)

This is for the questions that don't have any answers. 
T. Kyle King asks the immortal question "Where Does SEC Pride End and Heated Rivalry Begin?"(Dawg Sports)

Depth perception.
Christian D'Andrea looks at the Vanderbilt depth chart at receiver. (Anchor of Gold)

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