Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Derek Dooley on the Hot Seat, bowl and BCS predictions, Watts Dantzler, and more.

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

Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of.
Spencer Hall looks at the fickle hand of fate handed to Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley that has him on the Hot Seat in 2012. (EDSBS)

Strange attractors.
Hall's article on Dooley is related to one he wrote on the general issue of luck in college football coaching. (SB*Nation)

I've seen the future, and it will be. 
If Jeremy Hillman's SEC Post-Spring Bowl Predictions are correct, LSU will face Oklahoma in the BCS title game, Georgia will face West Virginia in the Sugar Bowl, and Derek Dooley will be busy updating his resume between Thanksgiving and New Year's. (Southern Pigskin)

Prime Time Live.
Alabama's Nov. 3 trip to Baton Rouge to face LSU has been scheduled to start at 7:00 PM EST. (The Daily Bama Blog)

Walk on the Wild Side.
"The 1967 Walk-ons: The Forgotten Pioneers of Alabama Football's Integration." Looks at a long-neglected area of the history of the racial integration of SEC football. (Roll 'Bama Roll)

I Will Follow.
Holly Anderson gives a recommendation to follow Georgia offensive lineman Watts Dantzler on Twitter. He's apparently the source of that pic of him and Dawgs' quarterback Aaron Murray with that mariachi band which popped up yesterday. (

The First Cut is the Deepest.
Team Speed Kills looks at Texas A&M's first schedule as a member of the SEC. (Team Speed Kills)

The Man with the Plan. 
The preferred college football playoff scheme of SEC commissioner Mike Slive is gaining support. Translation: Stuff it, Jim Delany. (The Mobile Press-Register)

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