Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Rob Bolden and LSU, recruiting, and more.

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

Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
Team Speed Kills questions the idea of former Penn State quarterback Rob Bolden transferring to LSU. Apparently, the idea of starting a new QB controversy after LSU named Zach Mettenberger as the starter really isn't a good one.

SEC arrest of the day. 
South Carolina suspends backup QB Tanner McEvoy after he was arrested for "speeding and driving after consuming while under age 21." Apparently, McEvoy didn't get the message about drinking after Stephen Garcia was kicked off the team last season. (Yahoo! Sports)

Identity Crisis?
Andrew Coppens wonders what kind of team Auburn will be in 2012 after a major shakeup of Tiger head football coach Gene Chizik's coaching staff. (The Crystal Ball Run)


No Big Deal?
Arkansas Expats explains why the very good possibility of Arkansas being replaced by Texas A&M as LSU's annual final opponent of the regular season isn't something to get all flustered over.

Mississippi State player profile of the day.
Brandon Marcello profiles Mississippi State QB Tyler Russell. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

I used to have goals. They were evil goals, but they were goals.
For Whom the Cowbell Tolls wonders what Mississippi State's goals should be coming in to 2012. 

Elvis is Everyehere. 
Darren Hellwege profiles Missouri offensive lineman Elvis Fisher. (KBIA)


Give me love. Give me hope. Give me strength. Give me someone to live for. 
Patrick Brown profiles Tennessee strength and conditioning coach Ron McKeefery. (The Chattanooga Times-Free Press)

Recruiting



Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood.
Florida high school rising senior cornerback Rashard Robinson commits to LSU's 2013 recruiting class. (The Shreveport Times)


Life of Ryan.
Kentucky HSRS CB Ryan White commits to Vanderbilt's 2013 recruiting class. (Anchor of Gold)