Friday, December 20, 2013

Covering Dixie: Nick Marshall, Mike Davis, Bret Bielema, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - It's like Christmas, but with 

Christmas under the Gold Dome of the Georgia State Capital Building in Atlanta. 

Next year's model. 
Auburn starting quarterback Nick Marshall and Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon are being touted as frontrunners for the 2014 Heisman Trophy. (

Don't count us out.
Edward Aschoff lists South Carolina RB Mike Davis and LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. at the top of his list of SEC "sleeper" candidates for the Heisman. (ESPN)

Alabama suspends players.
Alabama suspends linebacker Xzavier Dickson and Alvin Kamara for the 2014 Sugar Bowl. No reason has been given for the suspensions. (

It difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer. 
Bret Bielema describes the trial and tribulations he's dealt with in his first year as head coach of Arkansas. The Razorbacks went 3-9 this season. (Dr. Saturday)

If You're Gonna Play In Texas...
Florida will kickoff the 2017 season by facing Michigan in the Cowboys Classic at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (ESPN)

Micah Eugene is an ex-LSU tiger. 
LSU defensive back Micah Eugene has left the Bayou Bengals' football program. No reason was given for the departure. (The Town Talk)

Bring on the Bees.
Ole Miss is preparing to meet the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the Music City Bowl on Dec. 30. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

So close, and yet so far away.
Georgia athletic director Greg Mcgarity says the school is inching closer to building the indoor athletic facility. Inching meaning it won't be built anytime in the near future. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

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