Monday, January 28, 2013

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tons of recruiting, Houston Nutt gets paid, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew -  SEC news, notes, and seven BCS titles in a row (and counting).


The Aggies lash Larue
California high school senior wide receiver Sebastian Larue commits to Texas A&M's 2013 recruiting class. (SB*Nation)

Three Little Pigs.
Florida HS senior defensive back De'Andre Coley, Texas HS cornerback D.J. Dean, and Texas defensive lineman Ke'Tyrus Marks commit to Arkansas' 2013 recruiting class. (SB*Nation)

Auburn recruiting news.
Florida HS athlete Marcus Davis commit to Auburn's 2013 recruiting class. (

He's just not that into you.
Georgia HS senior WR Deangelo Yancey decommits from Kentucky. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

What's mine is mine, what's yours is mine. 
Louisiana HS senior quarterback Damian Williams flips his commitment from Southern Mississippi  to Mississippi State. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Mix nix Miss. St. commitment.
Mississippi HS senior offensive lineman Deon Mix decommits from Mississippi State. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

In other news...

It's So Easy?
Alabama and Texas A&M have the easiest college football schedules in the SEC in 2013, according to ESPN's Travis Haney. The bad news for the Crimson Tide and the Aggies? They have to face each other on Sept. 14. (The Dallas Morning News)

Money for Nothing.
Ole Miss pays out $4.35 million to former Rebels head football coach Houston Nutt to finish buying out his contract. (

Eye of the Tiger.
Retired Auburn mascot golden eagle War Eagle VI is recovering from cataract surgery on her right eye that was performed in December. (

Spring forward.
Tennessee schedules its Orange and White spring game for April 20. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)