Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel, bowls, Jeff Driskel, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - It's an SEC's world. Let's keep it that way.

Bowl game of the day.

Sugar Bowl
Louisville vs. Florida (8:30 PM, ESPN)

New Year's Day Bowls

Dawgs Day Afternoon.
Georgia stages as 14-point 4th quarter to beat Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Gamecocks block Wolverines.
South Carolina outlasts Michigan in a 33-28 win in the Outback Bowl. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Dubious achievement award of the day.
Mississippi State is the lucky team to come out on the losing end of the Gator Bowl as Northwestern wins it's first bowl victory since 1949. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

News and views

Smart Alec?
Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree announces he will enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

We still love you no matter what.
Mississippi State's loss to Northwestern in the Gator Bowl doesn't stop Chadd Scott's appreciation for Bulldog head football coach Dan Mullen. (

You Can't stop Johnny Football, you can only hope to contain him.
That's pretty much how Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops says about Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel. (Crimson and Cream Machine)

Moore, Moore, Moore.
Texas A&M defensive end Damontre Moore will enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (Good Bull Hunting)We've Only Just Begun.

We've Only Just Begun.
Pat Dooley believes that Florida starting QB Jeff Driskel is only beginning to scratch the surface of his potential. (The Gainesville Sun)

The blame game.
Scott Rabalias puts the blame for LSU's loss to Clemson in the 2012 Chick-fil-A Bowl on the Tigers' offense. (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

Who's Better, Who's Best. 
Jon Solomon looks into the confusion as to whether Alabama or Notre Dame has won more "national championships." This being an SEC feature, you pretty much know which team would come out on top here. (