Thursday, September 5, 2013

Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel critics, Steve Spurrier's hatred of UGA, Mark Richt, and more.

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

The Johnny Manziel enemies list.
Mark Helm looks at the growing number of critics of Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel, including Lou Holtz. Matt Millen, and Barry Switzer. (ESPN)

Mark Richt - Threat or Menace?
Alex Haddon looks at the arguments for and against Georgia head football coach Mark Richt. (SEC Football Blog)

To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever. 
Bill King looks at why South Carolina HC Steve Spurrier hates Georgia so much, and takes so much pleasure in emasculating the Dawgs. It has a lot to do with the fact that UGA beat the previously unbeaten Spurrier-QBed Gators in the two teams annual meeting in 1966. Spurrier will get another chance to beat Georgia this Saturday.  (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Welcome to the new age. 
Team Speed Kills looks at "the New Era of Florida Football," as defined by Gator head football coach Will Muschamp and offensive coordinator Brent Pease. If you like tortoise races, watching molasses drip, and The English Patient, then the Florida offense is for you.

The Ego Has Landed.
Randy Rosetta profiles LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Crawling Through the Wreckage.
A Sea of Blue tries to recover from Kentucky's embarrassing season opening loss to Western Kentucky. (A Sea of Blue)


Tennessee wide receiver Devrin Young will be out four to six weeks after suffering a broken hand in practice on Tuesday. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)


Rising Tide.
Alabama's 2014 recruiting class got a another huge commitment from the top ranked offensive tackle prospect in the country, Louisiana high school senior  Cameron Robinson. (

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