Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Covering Dixie: Tee Martin says no, Bret Bielema, Johnny Manziel's recruiting impact, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, and nothing but the SEC. 

Thanks, but no thanks.
USC linebacker coach Tee Martin turns down an offer to return to alma mater Tennessee as a part of new Vols head football coach Butch Martin's coaching staff. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)

Kick Ash. 
New Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema adds Chris Ash, his defensive coordinator at Wisconsin onto his Razorback coaching staff in the same position. (Arkansas Expats)

All we need is just a little patience. 
Wally Hall calls on Arkansas fans to be patient as new Bielema tries to rebuild the Razorbacks' battered program. (The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Sudden Impact. 
Michael Taglienti looks at how Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's winning the Heisman Trophy will impact recruiting for the Aggies. (The Bleacher Report)

Look Back in Anger. 
Andrew Gribble looks back at Alabama's 13-11 loss to Notre Dame in the 1975 Orange Bowl. (

Love to Hate You. 
T. Kyle King looks for reasons for Georgia fans to hate the Dawgs' 2013 Capital One Bowl opponent Nebraska. Hating Nebraska is apparently more difficult now than it was in the '90's when the Cornhuskers were actually a relevant football program. (Dawg Sports)

Know Your Enemy.
Billy Gomila looks at LSU's Chick-fil-A Bowl opponent Clemson. (And the Valley Shook)

Practice, practice, practice. 
For Whom the Cowbell Tolls looks at Mississippi State's practice schedule for 2013 Gator Bowl.


Taking the Johnny Manziel-crush to extremes.
Robert Cessna suggests that The Bryan-College Station Eagle change it's name to either the  "Manziel-Eagle" or "Johnny's Paper." Don't change, Aggieland.

Hey, Spencer, what you doing with that Chianti? 
The Old Miss Rebel and The Tennessee Volunteer rank in the bottom of Spencer Hall's "Least to Most Edible" college football mascot countdown. Apparently Fearless Leader is going by actual school nicknames, and not substitute mascots like black bears or bluetick hound dogs. (Every Day Should Be Saturday)