Monday, June 18, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Kevin Sumlin, Florida recruiting, Mississippi St., and more.

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

The top SEC nonconference games of 2012.
Surprise! Alabama vs. Michigan on Sept. 1 tops the chart. (The Columbia Daily Tribune)

Where Eagles Dare. 
Arkansas adds Southern Miss to it's 2013 schedule with a Sept. 14 home game against the Golden Eagles. (

The only easy day was yesterday. 
Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin discusses the "growing pains" involved with the Aggies having to learn three new systems in the offense, defense, and special teams, while at the same time preparing for the team's first season in the SEC. (The Dallas Morning News)

Ivie Leaguer.
Florida high school rising senior Joey Ivie commits to Florida's 2013 recruiting class. (The Gainesville Sun)

Stay classy, Gators. 
A Florida commitment alleges he was kicked out of a 7-on-7 football camp at FSU for making the "Gator Chomp" gesture. (SB*Nation)

A Few Small Repairs.
An update on improvements being made to LSU's Tiger Stadium. (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

Mississippi State profile of the day.
Brandon Marcello profiles Mississippi State safety Nickoe Whitey. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Pump It Up.
Mississippi St. needs to beef up its nonconference schedule. Because Justin R Sutton said so. (For Whom the Cowbell Tolls)

There's a possibility, but no chance. 
Missouri's move to the SEC will mean certain single-game tickets will be hard to come by in 2012. (The Columbia Daily Tribune)

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