Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Nick Saban, South Carolina injuries, Knile Davis, and more.

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

The Need for Speed.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban wants his special team players to be "Big, fast guys." (al.com)

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Don Kausler Jr. tries to find out which members of the Alabama Crimson Tide are the coolest, funniest, toughest, etc. Things that Nick Saban could really care less about. (al.com)

Auguste aggravates injury. 

South Carolina cornerback Akeem Auguste aggravates injured right thigh muscle, and is out indefinitely.  (CBS Sports)

And if that wasn't bad enough...

South Carolina also loses running back Shon Carson to a left wrist injury, and is also out indefinitely.  (ESPN)

Knile Davis, Mr. October? 
Arkansas Expats compares Arkansas quarterback Knile Davis to baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson.

There She Goes Again.
Former LSU womens' soccer goalie Mo Isom is trying once again to walk on the LSU football team as a kicker. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

When life hands you a Lemonier...
Auburn defensive end Corey Lemonier describes adding ten pounds to his frame and worked on his footwork during the offseason. (al.com)

I did it my way. 
Auburn HC Gene Chizik "Will do things his way." Because Jay Coulter said so. (Track 'Em Tigers)

Totally decommitted. 
Andy Hutchins looks at the disturbing number of decommitments to Florida. (Alligator Army)

Georgia tailback Todd Gurley is not like Trent Richardson.
Because Todd Gurley said so. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

But that trick never works!
Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo allegedly has some kind of secret play or two up his sleeve. Don't hold your breath. (Get the Picture)

Kentucky QB news.
Kentucky names Maxwell Smith as its starting QB. (The Louisville Courier-Journal)