Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Covering Dixie: Gus Malzahn, Nick Saban, Kevin Sumlin, and more.

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


Christmas at Rock City.

Okay, I end up spending most of Monday recovering both bronchitis and from a family Christmas gathering while in a Robitussin-induced coma, only to wake up learning Nick Saban is reportedly having Lane Kiffin analyze the Alabama offense. What. The. Frak? I may need to go back to bed after that.

In Your Honor.
Auburn head coach Guz Malzahn has been named the 2013 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Class envy item of the day.
Charles J. Dean points out that Alabama head coach will make "72 times more money" than Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, and "157 times more than (the) average teacher." Just read the comments section and move on.(AL.com)

Crunching the Numbers.
Good Bull Hunting looks at the details of Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin's new contract. 

He's just not that into you.
Florida quarterback Tyler Murphy announces his plans to transfer to another school. He'll be able to play next season at a FBS school as a grad student, as he graduated from the university on Saturday. (Dr. Saturday)

I have to praise you like I should.
For Whom the Cowbell Tolls salutes the late Southern comedian  Jerry Clower, who played for Mississippi State in the 1940's.

 

Recruiting


Arkansas recruiting news.
Arizona JUCO wide receiver Cody Hollister commits to Arkansas' 2014 recruiting class. (Arkansas Fight)


Injuries


Carta-Samuels has surgery.
Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL on Nov. 30, according to Commodores' head coach James Franklin. He will miss Vandy's BBVA Compass Bowl appearance on Jan. 4, 2014. (AP/ESPN)

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