Thursday, June 28, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Trey Burton in Africa, C.J. Mosely, recruiting, and more.

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

Don't mess with a missionary man. 
Florida running back Trey Burton, along with brother Clay ( Florida tight end), are in Africa on a mission trip with Gator men's basketball team members Will Yeguete and Patric Young. (Bourbon Meyer)

O brave new world, that has such teams in't.
Team Speed Kills looks at the radically different landscape of Florida's 2012 season. It includes facing both new members of the SEC, Texas A&M and Missouri, and playing Vanderbilt and South Carolina in the middle of the schedule as opposed to near the end. (Team Speed Kills)

About that South Carolina-Florida game...
The Gamecocks Oct. 20 trip to The Swamp to face the Gators lands at no. 19 on The Gainesville Sun's "Top 25 SEC Games List." (The Gainesville Sun)

Hey Nineteen. 

Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosely lands on The Gainesville Sun's "Top 25 Players in the SEC" list at no. 19. (The Gainesville Sun)

Trying to get a piece of the action. 
The Atlanta Sports Council, which oversees the Chick-fil-A Bowl, plans to make a push for a spot in the new college playoff rotation. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before. 
Georgia 2012 signing class member John Atkins (defensive lineman) may be facing some eligibility issues. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

October Sky.
Track 'Em Tigers previews Auburn's Oct. 20 road trip to Vanderbilt. (Track 'Em Tigers)

Break it Down Again.
Freddie Vickers breaks down Ole Miss's 2012 team, which is trying to rebound from a disastrous 2011 season with first-year head football coach Hugh Freeze. (Southern Pigskin)

A slight change of plans. 
Mississippi State dumps Mississippi Valley State as its 2013 season opener due to the latter school not being able to meet to the NCAA's scholarship requirements. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

And here's to you, Mr. Robinson.
Brandon Marcello profiles Mississippi St. offensive tackle Damien Robinson. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Recruiting


Kentucky recruiting news.
Florida high school rising senior defensive back Blake McClain commits to Kentucky's 2013 recruiting class. (Wildcat Blue Nation)

Ole Miss recruiting news.
Georgia HSRS tight end Evan Engram commits to Ole Miss' 2013 recruiting class. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Vanderbilt recruiting news.
Florida HSRS wide receiver Brandon Walker commits to Vanderbilt's 2013 recruiting class. (The Orlando Sentinel)






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