Monday, November 4, 2013

Covering Dixie: Alabama, Johnny Manziel, James Franklin (Mizzou), and more.

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

Yeah, pretty late today, so I'm keeping it short. 

It's the Same Old Song. 
Alabama remains at the top of the BCS standings. Auburn comes in at no 10. 'Bama's next opponent, LSU, is at 13, with Texas A&M rounding out the SEC teams at no. 15. (

The Butterfly Effect.
Brandon Larrabee explains how the mechanics of the BCS can cause massive upheavals in which teams go to what bowls just by one or two changes at the top. (Team Speed Kills)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Texas A&M claims that starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's Heisman Trophy win only netted the school $20,000, plus money from the royalties made off of sales of football jerseys. There might be come creative accounting going on here. (

James Franklin back?
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel says quarterback James Franklin could return for next Saturday's game against Kentucky. (AP/ESPN)

The list you don't want to be on.
Florida head coach Will Muschamp and Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema find themselves on the Coaches Hot Seat Top 20 list. Muschamp is at no. 14, while Bielema is at no. 16.

Rest assured it will not last, take a turn for the worst. 
The bruised and beaten Georgia morale level got a boost with the totally ugly win over Florida. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

I'll stick around.
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long denies rumors that he is interviewing to be the next AD of Texas. (Arkansas Fight

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