Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Covering Dixie: Stupid media hacks edition, featuring Rick Reilly on Johnny Manziel, and accusations of brainwashing at Alabama.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, and just the SEC. 

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day. Sadly featuring Rick Reilly. 
Rick Reilly says Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winning starting quarterback Johnny Manziel should be able to financially profit from is success in College Station. (ESPN)

The Tuscaloosan Candidate.
Jim Litke compares college recruiting with "brainwashing." Naturally he uses Alabama head football coach Nick Saban to do so. Look, if Saban was actually able to brainwash Crimson Tide players, he would program them to not do stupid stuff like steal other people's credit cards. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Another voice in the crowd. 
Georgia athletic Greg McGarity joins the chorus of those concerned about changes to the NCAA's rules on recruiting. Many Georgia fans more concerned that UGA still hasn't named a new recruiting coordinator yet. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Who's Better Who's Best.
Jon Cooper looks at the SEC's winners and losers at the 2013 NFL Combine in the various skill tests. Some players like former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu find themselves in both categories. (Saturday Down South)

Changing Times.
Good Bull Hunting looks at the changing landscape of recruiting, and how it relates to Texas A&M.


The Muschamp is here.
Frank Schwab thinks Florida head football coach Will Muschamp would make a good WWE Superstar. Sorry Will, John Cena wears the jorts in the WWE. (Dr. Saturday)