Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Covering Dixle Like Mildew: UGA vs. James Franklin, T.J. Yeldon, Connor Shaw, and more.

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


Late Registration.
Former LSU tailback Tyrann Mathieu will reportly re-inroll at the school on Tuesday, according to his father. (ESPN)

Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss?
LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. did a credible job replacing Mathieu as the Tiger's punt returner in Saturday's 41-14 victory over North Texas. (The Shreiveport Times)

This is for the questions that don't have any answers. 
Seth Emerson wonders how a Georgia defense that allowed 23 points against Buffalo is going to handle Missouri starting quarterback James Franklin. (The Macon Telegraph)

Running Down a Dream. 
Jeff Driskel describes his being named  Florida's starting QB as "a lifelong dream." (The Gainesville Sun)

Something to Talk About.
Alabama freshman running back T.J. Yeldon's performance in Saturday night's Tide victory over Michigan is still being talked about. (The Tuscaloosa News)

Connor Shaw injury update. 
South Carolina starting QB Connor Shaw is questionable for the Gamecocks game against East Carolina on Saturday due to a bruised right shoulder. (ChuckOliver.net)

Ball-Hoggin'.
Arkansas is working on the fundamentals of ball security after the Razorbacks fumbled the ball three times in last Saturday's win over Jacksonville State. (The Arkansas News)