Friday, August 17, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Johnny Manziel, Auburn, recruiting, and more.

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

Here's Johnny!
Johnny Manziel has been named Texas A&M's starting quarterback.(The Bryant-College Station Eagle)

Auburn defense update.
Auburn defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder gives an update on the Tiger defense. (

Who's the Bostic?
Florida linebacker Jon Bostic talks about putting time into watching game film to improve his performance. (The Florida Times-Union)


Mississippi State recruiting news. 
Mississippi high school senior offensive lineman Jake Thomas commits to Mississippi State's 2013 recruiting class. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)


There's a possibility, but no chance.
War Blogle suggests that Sports Illustrated's decision to put Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron on the Southeast regional cover for its college football preview issue will mean that Auburn could win the 2012 BCS title. SI put Alabama on the 2010 CFB preview issue, the year that Auburn won the BCS title. Don't hold your breath.