Monday, September 2, 2013

Covering Dixie: Joe Flaco on Johnny Manziel, Christion Jones, Malcolm Mitchell, and more.

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

You've Got a Friend In Me.
Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flaco says that Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel is "quickly becoming my favorite player in college football.” Seeing that Flaco was teammates with  accused murderer Ray Lewis, I can't tell if this is a plus or a minus for JFF. (Down & Distance)

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Brandon Larrabee claims that Gerogia's chances for an SEC or BCS title weren't terminally damaged with the Dawgs' loss to Clemson. They'll have to wait for South Carolina to destroy them next Saturday for that to happen. (Team Speed Kills)

I have to praise you like I should.
Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones shares Walter Camp offensive player of the week honoes with Virginia safety Anthony Harris. (

No Rest for the Wicked.
Alabama will use its unusually early bye week to try to tweak its offense following a less-than-stellar win over Virginia Tech on Saturday Night. The Tide's grudge match against Texas A&M is coming up on Sept. 14. (

The Promise of a New Day. 
Arkansas Expats goes in-depth on Arkansas' win over Louisiana-Lafyette, the first under new head football coach Bret Bielema.

The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.
John Clay tries to remain positive about Kentucky's rebuilding efforts after the Wildcats' loss to Western Kentucky. (The Lexington Herald-Leader)

The Mark of Gideon.
Zach Abolverdi profiles Florida fullback Gideon Ajagbe. (The Gainesville Sun)

Crossing Jordan.
Randy Rosetta profiles LSU defensive end Jordan Allen. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)


Mitchel out for Gerogia.
Georgia loses wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell for the season following an ACL tear caused during a touchdown celebration. And no, that's not funny. (The Athens Banner-Herald)


Smells Like Aggie Spirit?
Good Bull Hunting presents an ode to the Aggies to the tune of Nirvana's "Lithium," complete with Johnny Manziel's face superimposed on Kurt Cobain's body. Store another image for the old Nightmare Closet.

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