Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Covering Dixle Like Mildew: Todd Gurley, Cordarrelle Patterson, Brent Pease, and more.

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

Been there, done that.
Alabama players are nonchalant over the Tide taking over the no. 1 spot on both the AP and USA Today Coaches polls.  (

I have to praise you like I should.
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt has nothing but praise for freshman tailback Todd Gurley's performance both on the field in last Saturday's Bulldog win over Buffalo, and in the classroom. Gurley made two A's during the summer. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

The Sounds of Silence. 
Georgia keeps mum on whether linebacker Alec Ogletree and safety Bacarri Rambo, both currently suspended, will be reinstated in time for the Dawgs' road trip to Missouri on Saturday. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Mark Richt has lost control of the sixth spot in the polls.
Georgia drops a notch from no. 6 to no. 7 in both the AP and USA Today Coaches polls. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Instant Karma. 
Gene Wojciechowski declares Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson to be "an instant revelation." (ESPN)

Talk Dirty to Me. 
Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease said that he apologized to his mother for saying not-mama-approved language on camera during the Gators' fugly 27-14 win over Bowling Green. (ESPN)