Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Zeke Pike, Da'Rick Rogers, Aaron Murray, and more.

The Varsity in Atlanta. A tradition unlike any other.
(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)

I got 99 problems...
Kevin Scarbinsky explains why Auburn's freshman quarterback Zeke Pike's decision to return home for the summer following an arrest for public intoxication is good for a program that doesn't need any more distractions right now. (The Birmingham News)

Road trippin'.
Auburn's Sept. 8 road trip to Mississippi State is named by The Gainesville Sun as the 21st best game on the SEC 2012 schedule. (The Gainesville Sun)

Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
Tennessee wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers is the 21st best player in the SEC. Because The Gainesvile Sun said so. (The Gainesville Sun)

Mr. Roger's Neighbors.
Will Shelton looks at the Tennessee depth chart at wide receiver behind Rogers. (Rocky Top Talk)

The Graduate.
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray, who graduated in May with an undergraduate degree in Psychology will pursue a doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in the fall while trying to lead the Bulldogs to a second SEC East divisional title in a row. (The Athens Banner-Herald)


On the Origin of Championships. 
Bryan Powers looks at the evolution of the 2011 Alabama football team from week one to the BCS title game. (ChuckOliver.net)

Pease, Pease, Pease, Let Me Get What I Want. 
Team Speed Kills previews Florida's offense in 2012 under new offensive coordinator Brent Pease.(Team Speed Kills)

Are We There Yet?
Team Speed Kills looks to see if Mississippi State and Vanderbilt have finally "arrived" in the SEC yet, or the two programs will be lost in the woods as usual. (Team Speed Kills)

A Few Small Repairs.
Orlando announces plans to renovate the Citrus Bowl in time to bid for the proposed post-BCS championship game. (The Miami Herald)




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