Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Covering Dixie: Michael Sam and Michelle Obama, Gus Malzahn, and (*sigh*) Lane Kiffin.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. 'Nuff said. 




I'll Stand By You.
First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted out her support for former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam in his attempt to become the first openly gay player to be selected in the NFL Draft. (College Spun)

And the award goes to...
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has won the Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award, which is given out by the United States Sports Academy. (al.com)

Alex Collins suspended. 
Arkansas has suspended running back Alex Collins from team activities for one week. Razorbacks' head coach Bret Bielema declined to explain the reasons for the suspension, but said they were not football-related. (CBS Sports)
 
Sobering look at Lane Kiffin of the day.
Roll 'Bama Roll looks at Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin's recruiting record during his one year as head coach at Tennessee. Be afraid, 'Bama faithful. Be very afraid.


Recruiting


Better late than never.
Oklahoma high school senior defensive end commits to LSU's 2014 recruiting class. He commitment was delayed due to his high school being closed due to winter weather. (Dr. Saturday)

Non-SEC Southern programs.


First time for everything. 
Kevin Causey looks at the first-ever recruiting class of FBS program Kennesaw State. (The Crystal Ball Run)


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