Thursday, August 2, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Les Miles, Alabama, Gerogia, and more.

Five out of ten.
LSU edges out Alabama for the no. 1 spot in the preseason  USA Today Coaches Poll.  Georgia is sixth, with South Carolina ninth, and Arkansas tenth. (USA Today)

Accentuate the Positive.
LSU head football coach Les Miles speaks positively on the freshmen on the Tigers' 2012 iteration. (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

Zeke Pike is an ex-Tiger.
Former Auburn freshman quarterback Zeke Pike "no longer a member of the football tea." Pike was sent home earlier in the Summer after an arrest for public intoxication. (

Houston, we (still) have a problem.
Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston is  still ineligible to play due to his continuing to have a banned "performance enhancing substance" in his system. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

How Soon Is Now?
Will Shelton asks if 2012 will be the year Tennessee turns things around. (Rocky Top Talk


Reasons to hate Texas A&M.
A Texas fan gives the SEC some reasons not to like new conference member Texas A&M. I've very through, but it's still not as good as mine. (Yahoo! Sports)