Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Covering Dixie: Aaron Murray, Johnny Manziel, recruiting, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, whether you like it or not. 

 Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?
Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray discussed his decision to return to Athens for his senior season on Atlanta radio station 680 the Fan's Buck Belue and John Kincade. (Deadspin)

I'm happy. Hope you're happy too.
Georgia class of 2013 wide receiver Tramel Terry discusses how happy he is to be an early enrollee at UGA. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Adam Kramer asks if Texas A&M should be concerned about starting QB Johnny Manziel's off-the-field activity during the offseason.  The answer: Yes. (Bleacher Report)

It's crazy what you could've had.
For Whom the Cowbell Tolls ponders what would have happened if Texas A&M and Missouri hadn't joined the SEC last season. Hint: Mississippi State would've still gotten its butt kicked by Alabama, LSU, and Ole Miss. 

Come around to my way of thinkin'.
TCU freshman linebacker A.J. Hillard transfers to Texas A&M. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

A farewell to orange.
Tennessee running back Quenshaun Watson is an ex-Tennessee Volunteer. No explanation was given behind Watson not being on the Tennessee roster anymore. (The Knoxville-News Sentinel)

Missouri coaching news. 
Missouri hires former Kentucky assistant coach Pat Washington to be the Tigers' new receivers coach. (The Columbia Daily Tribune)


Alabama recruiting news.
Louisiana high school senior defensive end Tim Williams commits to Alabama's 2013 recruitng class. (The Daily Bama Blog)

That Don't Impress Me Much.
Alabama senior offensive lineman and Austin Golson, who has verbally committed to Florida State, says he "didn't feel comfortable" at Alabama on a visit to Tuscaloosa. (al.com)

On second thought...
Alabama HS senior defensive lineman Dee Liner has decided to decommit from Auburn. (al.com)

In better recruiting news for Auburn...
Former Georgia and current JUCO QB Nick Marshall commits to Auburn's 2013 recruiting class. Marshal as reportedly dismissed from UGA for allegedly stealing money from other Bulldog players. (al.com)


A tradition unlike any other.
The annual BCS Coaches' Trophy victory tour through Alabama WalMarts commenced over the weekend.

Don't laugh. You'd be doing the same thing too if your team won the BCS title. Or at least you'd go and look at the losers true fans in line.  (Every Day Should Be Saturday)