Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban, Aaron Murray, Katherine Webb, and (shock) Johnny Manziel.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. You got a problem with that?

This is how Alabama's world ends.
Team Speed Kills looks at the downfalls of head football coaches such as USC's Pete Carroll and Urban Meyer at Florida to see how Nick Saban's Alabama dynasty of success and domination might come to its eventual end.

I'll Stick Around.
Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray discusses why he chose to stay in Athens for his senior season. The real reason though is that he's only be about a third-rounder in the 2013 NFL Draft. Hios odds of going higher are better in 2014. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Nation of Domination.
The SEC once again dominated bowl season in 2012-2013 with a 6-3. This despite Floirda's Sugar Bowl debacle and LSU's loss in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. (ESPN)

Gimmie Some Money.
Texas A&M HC Kevin Sumlin, tied with Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze for the distinction of being the lowest paid coach in the SEC, needs a pay raise. Because David Harris said so. (The Bryan- College Station Eagle)

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish.
Texas A&M junior left tackle Luck Joeckel announces decision to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Least. Shocking. News. Ever. Of the week.
Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel is the favorite to repeat as the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner. (SB*Nation)

Not so fast, midget!
Alabama QB A.J. McCarron is Manziel's biggest threat to winning his second Heisman in 2013. (The Los Angeles Times/Bleacher Report)

Gratuitous Katherine Webb item of the day.
Dave Kindred gives his two cents on the Katherine Webb-Brent Musburger mess. (Sports on Earth)