Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Aaron Murray, Amari Cooper, Texas A&M, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew  - The SWRT roundup of SEC news.

Rank and file.
Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray comes in at no. 5 on Cory McCartney's "Heisman Watch" list. Alabama starting QB A.J. McCarron come in a couple of notches lower on the list at no. 7. (

Games Without Frontiers.
Georgia-South Carolina is Week 6's "most interesting game." Because Saturday Down South said so. LSU-Florida comes in right behind at no. 2.

Amari Cooper 360˚.
Andrew Gribble looks at the expectations placed on Alabama freshman wide receiver Amari Cooper to improve on his two-touchdown performance in last Saturday's Crimson Tide win over Ole Miss. (

You say you want a leader, but you can't seem to make up your mind.
Scott Branson looks at LSU, and sees a team looking for someone to stand up among players and be a leader. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Put to the test. 
Florida's offensive faces "The ultimate test" as it faces off against LSU on Satirday. Because Robbie Andreu said so. (The Gainesville Sun)

Drop and give me twenty.
After a shaky start, Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin is succeeding in cutting down on the number of penalties the Aggies' get on the field via a little bit of physical reinforcement. (The San Antonio Express-News)

Nothing Left to Lose.
After a disastrous first month of the 2012 season, all Arkansas has to play for is "pride." Because Robbie Neiswanger said so. (The Arkansas News)

...Well, almost.
An Arkansas win over Auburn this weekend could endanger Tiger HC coach Gene Chizik's continued employment at that position. Because Kevin Scarbinsky said so. (


What the Faulkner?
Good Bull Hunting previews Saturday's Texas A&M-Ole Miss game by channeling the ghost of William Faulkner. Well, kind of. There's less X's and O's, more ridiculing the Ole Miss Black Bear mascot.