Thursday, December 20, 2012

Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel, Kevin Sumlin, recruiting, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew.

Are you ready for some (Johnny) Football?
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's ready to return to the football field after a whirlwind media tour following his being awarded the Heisman Trophy. (AP/San Jose Mercury News)

Good friends, better enemies.
Brent Zwerneman looks at the friendship of 2013 Cotton Bowl coaches Kevin Sumlin of Texas A&M and Bob Stoops of Oklahoma. (The Houston Chronicle)

By George! 
Arkansas hires former Miami wide receivers coach George McDonald to do the same job on new head football coach Bret Bielema's coaching staff. (The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Counting to None.
Garnet and Black Attack ranks South Carolina's top six games in 2013.


New York JUCO offensive lineman Leon Brown becomes the first player to sign a 2013 National Letter of Intent to become a member of Alabama's 2013 recruiting class. (

Mississippi State
Mississippi JUCO defensive back Justin Cox commits to Mississippi State's 2013 recruiting class. (For Whom the Cowbell Tolls)

1, 2 , 3, 4, 5 against one.
Arkansas signs five JUCO players to its 2013 recruiting class. (Arkansas Expats)