Monday, February 17, 2014

Covering Dixie: Gene Stallings, Mark and Jon Richt, LSU recruiting, and the Eisenhower Tree remembered.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. Don't turn our Frito into a Dorito.

It was announced over the weekend that Augusta National's legendary Eisenhower Tree was a victim of the ice storm that hit the South last week. I'm hoping that God has a forest where the Eisenhower Tree and Toomer's Oaks stand side by side for all of eternity.

I see nothing! I hear nothing! I know nothing!
Former Alabama head coach Gene Stallings denies any knowledge of possible gay Crimson Tide players on the team during his tenure. The claim was made by Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, who was an Alabama wide receiver from 1990-1992 (

Kamara goes JUCO.
Former Alabama running back Alvin Kamara will reportedly enroll at Kansas JUCO Hutchinson Community College to continue his college playing career. (

Nepotism? What's nepotism?
Jon Richt will be joining the coaching staff of his father, Georgia head coach Mark Richt, as a voluntary quality control assistant. Things should be okay as long as they keep Jon out of the classroom. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

On the rise.
The average attendance for SEC games was up in 2013. It rose from 74,636 in 2012, to 75,674 in 2013. (ESPN)


Appropriate Washington's Birthday recruiting item of the day.
Louisiana high school junior defensive end Isaiah Washington commits to LSU's 2015 recruiting class. (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

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