Thursday, January 24, 2013

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban gets honored, Mark Richt could get paid, Johnny Manziel goes duck hunting, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - SEC news, notes, and seven Coaches Trophies.

This behavior's not unique.

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is named the Bobby Bowden National Collegiate Coach of the Year. It's the third time in four years Saban's won the honor. (

 One, two! One, two! And through and through.
Alabama and Texas A&M are ranked one and two in Andy Staples' Way-Too-Early 2013 Top 25. (

Cowboy Up?
The Dallas Cowboys are trying to lure new Auburn special teams and running backs coach  Rich Bisaccia away from Guz Malzahn's coaching staff. (

Making plays and turning heads. 
Former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson has been making people take notice of him in the practices for the 2013 Senior Bowl. (Arkansas Expats)

Mo Money! Mo Money! Mo Money!
Georgia's top five finish for the 2012 season could mean Bulldog HC Mark Richt may get a pay raise. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Georgia injury update.
Georgia offensive tackle John Theus had foot surgery on Wednesday. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

You Could Have Been With Me.
Bubba and Earl Sittin' on the 50 interviews former Southern Mississippi HC Jeff Bower, who was in the running to be HC at Georgia before the decision was made to hire Mark Richt.

Hey Mr. D.J.
Andy Hutchins profiles new Florida defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin. (Alligator Army)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel is in Arkansas duck hunting with his father. (Arkansas Matters)

That Hagen Guy.
Former Indiana assistant coach Mark Hagen is named Texas A&M's new linebackers coach. (Just Wait Til Next Season)



Track 'Em Tigers looks at Auburn recruiting two weeks away from National Signing Day.