Friday, June 29, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Isaiah Crowell, Tyler Bray represents, Barkevious Mingo, and more.

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

I fought the law, and the law won. 
The latest news on the arrest of Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell on firearm-related charges. He's reportedly been released on a $6,000 bond. No word if it was Josh-Harvey Clemons who bonded him out, but it's pretty doubtful. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

This behavior's not unique.
Bill King runs down the troubled history of Isaiah Crowell's days at Georgia. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

"Crowell is more trouble than he's worth."
Because Mark Bradley said so. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Mark Richt's new recruiting strategy at Georgia. 
Briefly stated, it's more carpet bombing than strategic strikes. (

I'm 18 and I like it.
LSU defensive end and Name of the Year legend Barkevious Mingo is ranked at no. 18 on The Gainesville Sun's "Top 25 Players in the SEC" countdown. (The Gainesville Sun)

Conspicious by their absence. 
Florida defensive ends Jonathan Bullard and Dante Fowler Jr., and defensive tackle Dante Phillips are absent from the school's Gainesville campus, reportedly for academic reasons. (The Gainesville Sun)

The Final Countdown.
There's only two more days until Missouri and Texas A&M join the SEC. (The Chattanooga Times-Free Press)

Missouri fans need to "step up."
Because Bryan Burwell said so. (The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

I'm 18 and...dangit! I already used that once this column! 
Vanderbilt's Sept. 22 road game against Georgia appears on The Gainesville Sun's "Top 25 SEC Games" list at no. 18. That may be the first in the history of both Vanderbilt and the number 18. (The Gainesville Sun)

Send Away the Tigers. 
Auburn will send receiver Emory Blake, defensive end Corey Lemonier and tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen to represent the team at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Al. on July 17-19. (

Alabama Getaway. 
Tennessee star quarterback Tyler Bray, offensive lineman JaWuan James and linebacker Herman Lathers will represent the Volunteers at SEC Media Days in Hoover. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

A chance to make history?
Ole Miss is investigating playing some historically black college and university teams in future seasons. The Rebels have never played a HBCU college before. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Ole Miss player profile of the day.
Hugh Kellenberger profiles Ole Miss RB Jaylen Walton. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Act of futility of the day.
A ballot initiative in Mississippi to reinstate Colonel Reb as the mascot of Ole Miss has failed to get enough signatures to be put up for vote in a statewide election. (Friends of the Program)

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