Thursday, August 15, 2013

Covering Dixie: Jadeveon Clowney, Nick Saban, Bret Bielema, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's like Christmas, but with

I'll Be There.
South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier says that Gamecock defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will play in the Aug. 29 season opener against North Carolina. (ESPN)

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off.
The SEC terminates licensing deal with NCAA Football series producer EA sports. The Big Ten and Pac-12  also ended their licensing deals with the company. Thanks, Ed O'Bannon. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

This is the song that never ends. It just goes on and on my friend.
Texas A&M will bar fans from getting anything but "specially provided autograph cards" during its Aug. 24 "Meet the Aggies" event. Thanks, Johnny Manziel. (ESPN)

Hail Saban!
Alabama HC Nick Saban is featured in the September issue of GQ magazine. Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer author Warren St. John wrote the piece on His Sabaness for the magazine. (
There's a possibility, but no chance. 
Andrew Coppens predicts the SEC's domination of the college football will end this season with a loss Stanford in the BCS title game. Don't bet the farm on this one.(The Crystal Ball Run)

One and Done?Coppens also predicts Bret Bielema's time in Fayetteville, AR. will be brief as he'll jump back to the Big Ten to coach alma mater Iowa after the end of the season. (The Crystal Ball Run)

He's just not that into you.
Arkansas wide receiver Mekale McKay is transferring to Cincinnati. (ESPN)

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