Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Covering Dixie: Everett Golson, Johnny Manziel, Bear Bryant, and more.

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

Everybody Wants You.
A desire to return to Notre Dame in 2014 hasn't stopped interest in former ND quarterback Everett Golson from an unnamed SEC school (that's apparently not Ole Miss). (al.com)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Frank Schwab begins looking at the "Reasons Johnny Manziel will win a second Heisman" with explaining why Heisman Trophy voters won't stand in the way of the Texas A&M starting QB from becoming the second player in college football history to win a the honor twice in a row. (Dr. Saturday)

New Kids on the Block.
Capstone Report looks at the "new faces" on Alabama's offensive line for the 2013 season.

And now it's time for a break down. 
Andrew Gribble breaks down the SEC's cross-division rivalries since 2003, with the exception of "new" cross-division rivals/ex-Big 12 rivals Missouri and Texas A&M. Because if it didn't happen in the SEC, it doesn't matter, right? (al.com)

Dawg May Afternoon. 
Mark Weiszer looks at what various members of the Gerogia football program have been doing during the "Maymester" period before summer classes begin. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Let's go camping.
The Mark Richt football camp will be on June 8. Georgia's Dawg Night Camp will be on June 12. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The ties that bind. 
Will Shelton waxes on the glories of Tennessee fans wearing orange ties on Sunday. Because wearing those orange pants on Sunday are still going to be a little awkward for a few years until Derek Dooley's years as the Vols' head football coach are comfortably out of sight. (Rocky Top Talk)

History lesson of the day. 
Hank Rippetoe looks back at how a ban on recruiting outside of the state of Kentucky in 1952  may have led to the departure of then-UK head football coach Bear Bryant two years later. (A Sea of Blue)

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