Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban in Tennessee, Johnny Manziel, Jeff Driskel, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. Accept no substitutes.  

Behind Enemy Lines.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban speaks in front of a 1,500-plus audience at an event in Athens, Tn. Needless to say, this didn't make Tennessee fans happy. (

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel appeared on ESPN's First Take yesterday. Naturally, he was asked by Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith about Tim Tebow. (The Dallas Morning News)

Please come to Boston for the springtime. 
Florida QB Jeff Driskel discusses being drafted by the Boston Red Sox. Don't worry, Gator fans, he says he's not going anywhere. (The Gainesville Sun)

Arkansas player profile of the day. 
Zack Veddern profiles Arkansas wide receiver Demetrius Wilson. (Arkansas Expats)

I've got a little list. I've got a little list. 
Braden Gall ranks the SEC stadiums. LSU's Tiger Stadium takes the number one spot, with Georgia's Stanford Stadium in second, and Tennessee's Neyland Stadium in third. Vanderbilt Stadium comes in last, which should come as no shock to anyone. (Athlon Sports)

South Carolina player profile of the day.
Garnet and Black Attack profiles South Carolina tight end Rory "Busta" Anderson. 

What are words for when no one listens anymore?
Kevin Scarbinsky comments on the words "Beat Bama" painted on the wall of a meeting room in Auburn's football building. (

Vandy season preview. 
Alex DeRemer previews Vanderbilt's 2013 season.Well, somebody had to do it. (Capstone Report)


The following item is brought to you by a grant from the Chubb Group.
Georgia high school rising senior running back Nick Chubb commits to UGA's 2014 recruiting class. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Chark Tank.
Louisiana HS rising senior D.J. Chark commits to LSU's 2014 recruiting class. (And the Valley Shook)

Going Mobile (Alabama).
Alex Scarborough looks at Alabama's recruiting in the area surrounding Mobile. Crimson Tide players from the Mobile area include starting quarterback A.J. McCarron, and linebacker C.J. Mosley. (ESPN)

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