Tuesday, November 27, 2012

SEC news: Johnny Manziel, Tennessee, T.J. Yeldon & Todd Gurley, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before.
Texas A&M dtarting quarterback Johnny Manziel named SEC Freshman of the Week once again. (Just Wilt Til Next Season)

That Don't Impress Me Much.
Deadspin's Tom Ley was underwhelmed by Manziel's first teleconference after Texas A&M removed the cone of silence over him. This being Deadspin, he was probably disapointed that Manziel didn't talk like Scooby-Doo.

The Usual Suspects.
A list of candidates for the vacant Tennessee head coaching job, featuring all those names you've hears 1,000 times before. (The Knoxville News-Sentinel)

We were merely freshman.
Chip Towers compares freshman tailbacks T.J. Yeldon of Alabama, and Todd Gurley of Georgia. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

I Feel Fined. 
Ole Miss is fined $5,000 by the SEC for the post-game rushing of the field after the Rebel's win over Mississippi State. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)


Mind-boggling award nomination of the day.
Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is a Broyles Award finalist, which is given to " to the nation’s top assistant coach."

(The Athens Banner-Herald)