Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tanner McEvoy, Tyrann Mathieu, Jarvis Jones, and more.

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

Tanner McEvoy is an ex-Gamecock.
South Carolina backup quarterback Tanner McEvoy is transferring after being suspended for a DUI arrest. (ESPN)

The Edge of Glory.
LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu talks about how he is coping with his new found celebrity status. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)  

Mr. Jones and me. 
Tim Tucker profiles Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

With Arms Wide Open. 
Charles Goldberg looks at Auburn's wide receivers. (

I Secondary That Emotion. 
Andrew Gribble looks at Alabama's young secondary. (

Florida player profile of the day. 
Zach Abolverdi profiles Florida offensive lineman Jon Halapio. (The Gainesville Sun)

Bragging rights. 
Noted author Rick Bragg (All Over But the Shoutin') tries to explain the Southern college football experience to non-Southerners. (ESPN)


Arkansas recruiting news.
California junior college cornerback Carroll Washington commits to Arkansas 2013 recruiting class. (Arkansas Expats)

Tennessee recruiting news.
Georgia high school rising senior athlete Cameron Sutton commits to Tennessee's 2013 recruitting class. (Rocky Top Talk)


We've Got a Jumbotron and We're Gonna Use It.
Garnet and Black Attack has some ideas for South Carolina's new video screen.