Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban, A.J. McCarron, Tim Tebow, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC.

The high cost of winning.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban talks about how playing in the "NFL-like" SEC results in a more physical style of a play with a greater possibility of injury. (

Take me out to the ball game. 
Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron will throw out the first pitch when the minor league Mobile BayBears host the Huntsville Stars on Saturday. (

Coming to your city. Gonna smash your hope and dreams with a country song. 
ESPN analyst David Pollack tweeted that ESPN College GameDay will probably go to Clemson for the Tigers' season opener against Georgia on Aug. 31. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Let's Stay Together.
Tennessee gives athletic director Dave Hart a one-year contract extension. (The Knoxville News-Sentinel)

I've seen the future, and it will be. 
The proposed designs for the new retractable roof stadium for the Atlanta Falcons, as well as the future site for the SEC championship game and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, are...interesting. (Deadspin)

You Give Love a Bad Name. 
Andy Hutchins looks at how Tim Tebow's fanatical fans hurt both Tebow and Florida. (Alligator Army)



Vacation, all I ever wanted.
Good Bull Hunting come up with a possible itinerary for Johnny Manziel and A.J. McCarron's vacation in Cancun this summer. Guest appearances by Tim Tebow and Ancient Aliens conspiracy spank (and wannabe Babylon 5 character) Giorgio A. Tsoukalos.