Monday, October 8, 2012

Gene Chizik on Hot Seat? Johnny Manziel, Alabama's answer to Matt Foley, and more.

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

Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik on the Hot Seat? 
Auburn HC Gene Chizik on the Hot Seat. Because Kevin Scarbinsky said so. (

The SEC East is surging.
Because Bruce Feldman said so. Translation: everybody is getting better than Georgia. (CBS Sports)

Hot, Hot, Hot.
Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley rides to no.2 on the Coaches Hot Seat top ten. Gene Chizik rises to no.3 Kentucky HC is at no. 5. Surprisingly, Georgia HC Mark Richt hasn't made the list yet.

Hold Your Head Up. 
Texas A&M wide receiver Ryan Swope discusses the sideline advice he gave to the Aggies' freshman starting quarterback Johnny Manziel while the team was trailing in the fourth against Ole Miss. Manziel went on to lead the Aggies to a victory against the Rebels. (The San Antonio Express News)

Frustrated, Incorporated.
Missouri is 3-3 in its first season in the SEC, and 0-3 in conference play. (The Kansas City Star)

Use Your Delusion.
Arkansas' victory over Auburn revives the Razorbacks' hopes of making a bowl game in 2012. I can here you chortling out there. (Arkansas Expats)

Avoiding the rush. 
Evan Woodbery looks ahead to this Saturday's Tennessee-Mississippi State game. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

The ghost of Matt Foley. 
Don Kausler Jr. profiles Kevin Elko, who serves as Alabama's "performance consultant." That's douche-speak for a motivational speaker/author. I guess that after Chris Farley pretty much demolished the profession as Matt Foley, no motivational speaker in his right mind would want to be associated with that term.  (


LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander will miss the rest of the season due to a  broken ankle suffered in the Tigers' loss to Florida. (The Sporting News)


Who wants to be president of the University of Georgia?
Dawg Sports gives its list of people it believes should succeed outgoing University of Georgia president Dr. Evil Michael Adams, which includes Bulldog offensive coordinator Mike Bobo and Georgia Tech HC Paul Johnson. After the Dawgs' loss to SCAR on Saturday, the obvious choice ought to be Steve Spurrier.