Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Covering Dixie: Bobby Petrino, Bret Bielema, Butch Jones, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - SEC news and notes. 

My Bad.
Western Kentucky head football coach Bobby Petrino take responsibility for how Arkansas disastrous 2012 season turned out after his firing last April. (Dr. Saturday)

I'm special, so special. I gotta have some of your attention. Give it to me.
Arkansas television station KNWA has produced and hour-long special on new Arkansas HC Bret Bielema. (Arkansas Expats)

One to Groh on.
Alabama wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator Mike Groh named "Recruiter of the Year" by both 247Sports.com and Rivals.com. (al.com)

Parting is such sweet sorrow. 
Alabama defensive analyst Kelvin Sigler is leaving the Crimson Tide coaching staff to become defensive backs coach at Northern Illinois. (al.com)

Definitely Maybe.
The Capstone Report wonders if winning three of the past four BCS titles is making Alabama fans spoiled. Nah, they acted entitled even before Nick Saban took over as HC.

The only easy day was yesterday.
Tennessee HC Butch Jones will find it to be a tough job recruiting players for the Volunteers. Because David Climer said so. (The Tennessean)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel-related item of the day.
New Texas A&M offensive coordinator Clarence McKinney says he has no plans to "try and control" Aggie starting quarterback Johnny Manziel when it comes to on-the-field play. You can go ahead and make the obvious joke about nobody at Texas A&M being able to control Manziel yourself. (The Houston Chronicle)