Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray on Todd Gurley, Maty Mauk, and more.

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



The Return of the King?
Sources tell CBS Sports that Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel will play in the Aggies' game against Vanderbilt on Saturday.  Manziel injured his shoulder during the Aggies' loss to Auburn last Saturday.


The glass is half-empty.
Based on the current "ESPN Experts" poll Joshua Davis says that Manziel won't win back-to-back Heisman Trophies. (Fansided)

The Glass is half-full.
On the other hand, The Dallas Morning News says a USA Today survey has Manziel "still in the running."

Vandy vs. Aggies.
Good Bull Hunting previews Texas A&M vs. Vanderbilt. Not the TAILGATE, but a more saner first look at this cross-division match-up.

Back to Good?
Georgia starting QB Aaron Murray says that he believes Bulldog tailback Todd Gurley will be back on the field for the Nov. 2 Georgia-Florida game. Gurley has missed the past three games, including the Dawgs back-to-back losses to Missouri and Vanderbilt. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

On your Mauk. 
Rock M Nation profiles Missouri starting QB Maty Mauk. 

Use Your Delusion.
ESPN analyst Danny Kannell ranks Oregon and his alma mater Florida State in front of Alabama. Saying illogical things like this is why ESPNU canceled  UNITE, Danny. (AL.com)

Curb Your Enthusiasm. 
Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn tries to temper the growing expectations of Tiger fans after the team's unexpected success this season.  (AL.com)

Bulldogs vs. Wildcats.
For Whom the Cowbell Tolls previews Mississippi State vs. Kentucky.



Recruiting


YESSIR! YESSIR! Three bags full!
Texas high school junior defensive tackle Daylon Mack commits to Texas A&M's 2015 recruiting class. (Good Bull Hunting)

You get a line, I'll get a pole. We'll go fishing in The Catfish Hole.
Jeremy Crabtree looks at the role the Fayetteville, Ak. restaurant The Catfish Hole plays in the recruiting process at Arkansas. (ESPN)

Insanity


The JFF-Files.
Fletcher Massie looks into how Johnny Manziel is able to recover from injuries that would seemingly end the seasons of other football players. (Good Bull Hunting)

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