Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban on top, Mark Richt "underappreciated," 2013 NFL Draft, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The Sec. All your crystal football are belong to us. 

Least. Shocking. News. Ever. Of the day.
The Sporting News names Alabama head football coach Nick Saban as the top HC in the FBS. (

Mister Jones and me tell each other fairy tales.
Don Kausler Jr. profiles fromer Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones as he prepares for the 2013 NFL Draft. (

Rodney Dangerfield Richt? 
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt is named the "SEC's most underappreciated coach." by Chris Low. (ESPN)

Billy Gomila's list of the most overrated SEC players in the 2013 NFL Draft include former Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner, former LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo, and former Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray. (And the Valley Shook)

On the Other Hand...
Gomila lists Barrett Jones, former Kentucky offensive lineman Larry Warford, former Georgia safety outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, and former Georgia safety Bacarri Rambo as the most underrated players in the 2013 NFL Draft. (And the Valley Shook)

Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
Tennessee names former Cleveland Browns scout Bob Welton as its new director of player personnel. Not to throw any cold water on this, but how have the Browns done lately in scouting players? Brady Quinn and Colt McCoy, anyone? (The Knoxville News Sentinel)


Blazevich of Glory.
North Carolina high school junior tight end Jeb Blazevich commits to Georgia's 2014 recruiting class. (The Athens Banner-Herald)