Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban on leaving the Dolphins, Tom Osborne on UGA, Pat Fitzgerald on Mississippi St., and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - SEC news & notes.


Christmas at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, GA.


And bad mistakes? I've made a few.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban was interviewed on Dan LeBatard's Miami radio show on Monday, and discussed his departure from the Miami Dolphins' head coaching job for coaching the Crimson Tide, among other topics. (The Phinsider)

Practice, practice, practice.
Andrew Gribble looks at BCS title game foes Alabama and Notre Dame's approaches to practicing for their Jan. 7, 2013 showdown. (al.com)

The silence is deafening.
Georgia offensive coordinator is remaining silent when it comes to possible job offers from other schools. It is possibly because there aren't any? (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Osbourne on UGA. 
Mark Weiszer talks to Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne about the Cornhuskers' 2013 Capital One Opponent Georgia. The Huskers beat UGA in the two programs only meeting in the 1969 Sun Bowl in a 46-6 thumping. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.
Northwestern HC Pat Fitzgerald talks about his "excitement" about the Wildcats' upcoming 2013 Gator Bowl confrontation with Mississippi State. (Southern Pigskin)

I'll be back.
Tennessee offensive tackle Ja'Waun James announces that he plans to return to Knoxville in 2013 for his senior season. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

Looking (Big) Eastward. 
Barrett Sallee looks at how the the schism between the Big East basketball-only schools and football schools could impact the SEC going forward. (The Bleacher Report)

I've got a little list, I've got a little list.
Robbie Andreu presents the "Top 10 non-title teams in Gator history. Florida fans can blame nost of these non-title winning season on either A) NCAA rules violations or B) Georgia. (The Gainesville Sun)

Thank you, sir. Can I have another? 
Alex Haddon provides the "Bottom 10 SEC Moments" of 2012. Shockingly, there were nine things worse than Auburn, according to Haddon. (SEC Football Blog)