Friday, November 16, 2012

SEC news & notes: Johnny Manziel's June arrest report, Todd Gurley & Keith Marshall, Connor Shaw, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew


Than night in June Johnny Manziel would probably like to forget. 
Deadspin got its dirty little hands on the police report on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel's arrest in June for fighting in College Station. The fight alledegly started when one of Manziel's friends called the person Manziel ended up fighting with a racial slur.

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Team Speed Kills looks at Manziel's chances to win the Heisman Trophy in his freshman trophy. 

Use Your Delusion.
Tennessee will NOT get Jon Gruden to replace embattled  head football coach Derek Dooley. Because David Climer said so. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

Attack of the Two-Headed Dawg.
Mark Weiszer looks at Georgia's breakout running back tandem of Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall a.k.a “Gurshall." (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Kickin' It Up.
Jonathan Branch profiles Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

The light at the end of the tunnel. 
Arkansas nightmare season is almost at an end. (Arkansas Expats)

Staycation's all I ever wanted.
The good news for Vanderbilt: The Commodores are the prime candidate at the moment for the SEC representative for the Music City Bowl. The bad news for Vanderbilt: The Music City Bowl is played in Nashville, meaning Vandy still ends up staying at home for bowl season. (The Tennessean)

'Cuse vs. Mizzou.
Rock M Nation previews Syracuse-Missouri.

Recruitting


Ole Miss. Hargrave Military Academy offensive tackle Brandon Hill commits to Ole Miss' 2013 recruiting class. (al.com)

Insanity


Flipping their wig.
Garnet and Black Attack try to imagine South Carolina head-shaving enthusiast QB Connor Shaw with hair.  Oddly, they don't try to imagine Shaw with ex-Gamecock QB Stephen Garcia's mane.