Thursday, February 28, 2013

Covering Dixie: Alabama, Johnny Manziel, Luke Joeckel, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, nine BCS titles and counting. 

Alabama players dismissed. 
Alabama dismisses Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes, D.J. Pettway, and Brent Calloway for their involvement in the alleged robberies of two Alabama students. (ESPN)

And yes...
'Bama is in the lead in the Fulmer Cup standings. Florida, Texas A&M, and Georgia are also representing the SEC in the standings. (EDSBS)

He's touring the facility and picking up slack.
Alabama strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran shows off the Crimson Tide's new $9 million dollar weight room. (

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
The NCAA is monitoring Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's trademark infringement lawsuit against the maker of "Keep Calm and Johnny Football" t-shirts to make sure it doesn't violate any of the association's precious rules. (Dr. Saturday)

Luke Joeckel should be the number one overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Because David Harris said so. As Kansas City has traded for Alex Smith, he probably has a good shot of doing so. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Zander Ogletree is an ex-Bulldog.
Georgia reports fullback Zander Ogletree has left the team due to medical issues. Ogletree is the twin brother of former UGA linebacker Alec Ogletree. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt discusses the need for the to find new playmakers on Dawgs' defense going into spring practice. (The Athens Banner-Herald)