Thursday, November 15, 2012

SEC news & notes: Nick Saban, Georgia, Johnny Manziel, and more,

Covering Dixie Like Mildew


Everyone's a critic.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley becomes the latest person in the state to second-guess Alabama head football coach Nick Saban's playcalling in the loss to Texas A&M. (al.com)

No good deed goes unpunished.
The SEC's admission of Texas A&M and Missouri to its ranks this season may have in the end cost the conference its chokehold on the BCS title. (AP via The Boston Herald)

Twelve more years! Twelve more years!
ESPN reaches a deal with the SEC and Big 12 for the rights to the Sugar Bowl for the next 12 years. (ChuckOliver.net)

Do as I say, not as I do.
John Adams wonders if Tennessee would attempt to swipe a first-year HC from another school to replace Derek Dooley the way USC swiped Lane Kiffin away from the Vols. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

Double trouble triple threat?
Georgia faces two tweeks of the triple option offense agsainst Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Injuries


Georgia
Bulldog outside linebacker Chase Vasser is out for the remainder of the season due to "a torn labrum in his left shoulder." (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Recruitung


The big switch.
Texas high school senior safety Kameron Miles switches his 2013 commitment from Tennessee to Texas A&M. (SB*Nation)

Insanity


The Manziel Variation.
A children's treasury of Johnny Manziel memes. (Good Bull Hunting)