Monday, December 17, 2012

Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel's mom, South Carolina suspensions, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew -  SEC news & notes

Christmas in the "Alpine Village" of Helen, Georgia.

South Carolina players suspended.
South Carolina suspends wide receiver D.L. Moore and offensive lineman Kyle Harris for the 2013 Outback Bowl game against Michigan for the ever-vague "violation of team rules." (College Football Talk)

Mama said.
Michelle Manziel, mother of Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel spoke at a weekly luncheon held by the Aggie women's basketball team last Thursday about the family's trip to New York City for the Heisman award ceremony. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Sunseri lands at FSU. 
Ex-Tennessee defensive coordinator Sal Sunseri gets a new job as a defensive assistant at Florida State. (

A Few Small Repairs.
Jim Kleinpeter looks at the progress of the expansion of LSU's Tiger Stadium. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

And a  Partridge in a pear tree.
Former Wisconsin defensive line coach Charlie Partridge joins the coaching staff of his former boss Bret Bielema at Arkansas. He'll serve in the same position where he helped Bielema lead the Badgers to three straight Rose Bowls. (


Tennessee recruiting news.
Florida high school senior defensive back Lemond Johnson flips his commitment from Auburn to Tennessee's 2013 recruiting class. He becomes the first Vol recruit for new Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones. (Rocky Top Talk)