Monday, November 25, 2013

Covering Dixie: Aaron Murray's injury, A.J. McCarron's Heisman Trophy stock, Will Muschamp, and more.

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

Murray to undergo surgery. 
Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn ACL that occurred in last Saturday night's Bulldog win over Kentucky. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Ready for his close-up.
Mark Weizer profiles Georgia QB Hutson Mason, who will take over for Murray as starting QB in this Saturday's regular season-ending game against Georgia Tech. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Jerry Hinnen discusses Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel's poor performance in the Aggies' loss this past Saturday to LSU. (CBS Sports)

Alabama still reigns supreme.
Alabama sits atop the BCS standings once again. Auburn comes in at no. 4, Missouri at no. 5, and South Carolina at no. 10. (

Rising to the occasion.
Alabama starting QB A.J. McCarron's stock rises in the race for the Heisman Trophy as contenders like Manziel and Oregon starting QB Marcus Mariota underperform in Week 13, and as Florida State starting QB Jameis Winston continues to deal will accusations of sexual assault. (

Those were the days, my friend. We thought they'd never end.
Kevin Scarbinsky recalls the 1989 Iron Bowl game between Alabama and Auburn, the first ever played at Jordan-Hare stadium. Auburn defeated Alabama 30-20. (

Nothing Compares 2 U.
Ohio-born Alabama center Ryan Kelly says that the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry game isn't on the level of the Alabama-Auburn Iron Bowl. (

I Woke up this morning,  I had them Statesboro Blues. 
How did Florida fans take the embarrassing loss to Georgia Southern? Not too well. (Alligator Army)

The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.
Robbie Andreu discusses what Florida needs to do to fix the the football program after a disastrous season and the loss Georgia Southern. (The Gainesville Sun)

Same as it ever was.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn maintains his regular approach in game preparation as he prepares The Tigers for this weekend's Iron Bowl. (

I'm Movin' On.
Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and his team try to put this past Saturday's loss to Missouri behind him as they begin preparing for the Egg Bowl rivalry game against Mississippi State. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

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