Monday, August 20, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tyrann Mathieu, Jarvis Jones, Derek Dooley, and more.

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

After the Fall. 
Bryan Powers comments on the drug-related downfall of former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, and connects it to a troubled childhood which included Mathieu's father killing his mother's boyfriend. (

Miss St. asst. coach resigns. 
Mississippi State receivers coach Angelo Mirando resigns sighting "unforeseen personal issues." (

Florida injury report.
Florida tight end Colin Thompson will be out around two months due to a bone fracture in his right foot. (ESPN)

Please Come to Bostic.
Zach Abolverdi profiles Florida linebacker Jon Bostic. (The Gainesville Sun)

Mr. Jones and me tell each other fairy tales.
Marc Weiszer profiles Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Eight is Enough?
Derek Dooley needs eight wins in 2012 in order to survive as Tennessee head football coach. Because Matt Smith said so. (Southern Pigskin)

Defending the title. 
Roll 'Bama Roll looks at the 2012 Alabama defense.

Arkansas scrimmage. 
Zach Veddern reviews Arkansas' Fan Day scrimmage game that was held this past Saturday. (Arkansas Expats)

I've seen the future, and it will be.
Team Speed Kills does the "predict week five of  2012 season" using NCAA Football '13 gimmick. I get a funny feeling the Georgia-Tennessee game isn't going to go quite the way TSK says it will.

There's a possibility, but no chance.
The Unsportsmanlike Gentleman starts a campaign to end the "S-E-C!" chant. (Our Two Bits)