Monday, January 13, 2014

Covering Dixie: Dorial Green-Beckham arrested, Todd Grantham fallout, Johnny Manziel NFL Draft news, and *sigh* Lane Kiffin.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. Auburn losing the BCS title to Florida State hasn't stopped us, it's just made us mad. 

Mandatory weekly Stone Mountain photo.

Green-Beckham arrested. 
Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was arrested over the weekend on drug related charges. Police have declined to provide further information regarding the arrest. (ESPN)

You can't keep track of Georgia defensive changes without a scorecard. 
Mark Weiszer reviews the whirlwind of changes and possible changes on the Georgia coaching staff, including the departure of defensive coordinator Todd Grantham to Louisville. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Search for Tomorrow.
Michael Collins provides a list of possible candidates to replace Todd Grantham as Georgia defensive coordinator. Sadly, former USC defensive line coach/interim head coach  Ed Orgeron is on the list. Georgia DL coach Chris Wilson and former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik also make the list. (Georgia Sports Craze)

Uh, about Chris Wilson as a candidate for Georgia DC...
Wilson is reportedly interviewing with Alabama to become its new DL coach. (The Athens Banner-Herald. Note: same article as above. It's just worth pointing out the reports or Wilson interviewing for Alabama.)

Opportunity Knocks. Sadly, it's wearing clown shoes.
Andrew Gribble looks at five Alabama offensive players who may benefit from the recent hire of new Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. I'm never going to get over having to write that. (

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.
Vanderbilt tries to stay optimistic about its future following the departure of former head coach James Franklin to become HC of Penn State. (ESPN)

Gimmie Some Money.
Auburn head coach Guz Malzahn is trying to get pay raised for his coaching staff. (

LSU interviews Wilkerson.
LSU interviews Grambling offensive line coach Ben Wilkerson for the OL coaching job left vacant by the departure of Greg Studrawa. Wilkerson was an LSU center from 2001 to 2004, and a member of the 2003 team that won the BCS title. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)


2014 NFL Draft

Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
The Cleveland Browns are reportedly showing strong interest in selecting former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel as its first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Manziel might want to consider pulling a John Elway about right now. (

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