Thursday, December 13, 2012

Covering Dixie: Kliff Kingsbury, Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, and more.


 Covering Dixie Like Mildew -The SEC and just the SEC

Christmas in Montgomery, Al.

Prayer request of the day.
Robert Cessna is asking for people to pray for Charlie Dina, the five year-old boy that Johnny Manziel wears a yellow bracelet in support of. Dina who is battling neoblastoma, is currently in intensive care. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Now on to the regular irregularity.

It's like rain on your wedding day. 
Former Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury's departure to become the new head football coach is putting a bit of a damper on the celebratory mood in Aggieland following a successful first season in the SEC and Aggie starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's Heisman Trophy win. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Bittersweet Symphony.
Johnny Manziel tweeted on Wednesday night that Kingsbury's acceptance of the Texas Tech HC job was "Bittersweet..happy for him though couldn't of happened to a better guy and a great coach." (The Dallas Morning News)

Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of.
Georgia starting QB Aaron Murray says that he's still "haunted" by the Dawgs' last-second loss to Alabama in the SEC championship game. (

Cuts Like a Knile.
Arkansas running back Knile Davis announces his plans to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (Northwest Arkansas Online)

Chaney goes to Fayetteville.
Former Tennessee OC Jim Chaney joins Arkansas new HC Bret Bielama's coaching staff as his OC. (Northwest Arkansas Online)

Tennessee QB Tyler Bray should stay in school for his senior year.
Because Mel Kiper Jr. said so. (The Chattanooga Times-Free Press)

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For. 
Missouri HC Gary Pinkel continues his search for a new OC. (Rock M Nation)