Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Johnny Manziel, Antonio Morrison, recruiting, and more.

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

Leave Johnny Manziel alone!
Bud Shaw criticizes his fellow members in the media for going after Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel for being "guilty of consistently demonstrating behavior consistent with being a college kid." (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Heisman watch.
Cliff Kirkpatrick declares Alabama starting QB A.J. McCarron and Georgia starting QB Aaron Murray to be the top threats to a Manziel Heisman Trophy repeat. Well, he's probably right about A.J., at least. (The Montgomery Advertiser)

Speaking of McCarron...
The Alabama starting QB is profiled by Kevin Brockway. (The Gainesville Sun)

Speaking if Murray...
The Georgia starting QB is profiled by Robbie Andreu. (The Gainesville Sun)

That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore.
Pat Dooley calls Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison "a punchline" for his recent arrest for barking at a police dog. (The Gainesville Sun)

There can be only one.
Brandon Marcello looks at the battle for playing time at the starting defensive end posistion at Auburn between Nosa Eguae, Elijah Daniel, and Carl Lawson. (al.com)

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before.
Billy Gomila defends LSU head football coach Les Miles' constant whining frequent complaints about SEC scheduling and permanent cross division rivalries. (And the Valley Shook)


Junior Achievement.
Georgia high school rising junior Dallas Warmack commits to Alabama's 2015 recruiting class. (al.com)

Junior Achievement, part deux.
Arkansas gains a 2015 commitment from in-state HSRJ Colton Jackson. (Arkansas Expats

He's just not that into you.
Alabama high school rising senior offensive lineman Josh Casher has de-committed from Auburn's 2014 recruiting class. (al.com)

Double your pleasure, double your fun.
Auburn lands a pair of 2014 recruiting class commitments from  JUCO wide recriver D'haquille Williams and defensive tackle Devaroe Lawrence. (College and Magnolia)

Giving credit where credit's due. 
Hank Rippetoe looks at how the members of first-year Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops' coaching staff has all contributed to the Wildcats' surprising success on the recruiting trail. (A Sea of Blue


Dog's Eye View. 
Lesley Stahl has an exclusive interview with the police dog harassed by Antonio Morrison. This is Spencer Hall material, if you haven't figured out why this is listed under "insanity" yet. (Every Day Should Be Saturday)

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