Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Covering Dixie: Aaron Murray, Bret Bielema, Connor Shaw, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up.

Remains of Jackie Robinson's birthplace in Cairo, Ga.

Getting ready.
Former Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray discusses preparing for Georgia's pro day while recovering from a torn ACL received in the Nov. 23 game against Kentucky. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Bielema thinks ahead. 
Brandon Marcello profiles Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema as he prepares for Aug. 30 season opener against Auburn at Jordan-Hare Stadium. (al.com)

So close, and yet so far away.
Former South Carolina QB Connor Shaw and former Clemson QB Tajh Boyd sat about 100 yards away from each other while signing autographs at separate stores at Myrtle Beach's Coastal Grand Mall on Sunday. (The Charleston Post and Courier)

Howard's End 
Cliff Kirkpatrick profiles Alabama tight end O.J. Howard. (The Montgomery Advertiser)

When Sammie Met D'haquille.
Auburn wide receiver Sammie Coates describes what's it's like to be paired up with fellow WR D'haquille Williams. (al.com)

I've got a little list. I've got a little list.
Sean Lester looks at "Five young Texas A&M players who could make an impact in 2014." The list includes QB Kyle Allen, and WR Speedy Noil. (The Dallas Morning News)

The Safety Dance.
Zach Abolverdi profiles Florida safety Marcell Harris. (The Gainesville Sun)

Oh, it's a dirty job, but someone's gotta do it.
Adam Brown looks at the battle for the job to back up Ole Miss starting quarterback Bo Wallace. The candidates are Ryan Buchanan, Devante Kincade, Jeremy Liggins. (Hotty Toddy)

Tennessee coaching staff notes. 
Tennessee gives one-year contract extensions to nine members of head coach Butch Jones' coaching staff. (USA Today)

Going to California with an aching in my heart.
LSU QB Brandon Harris will be traveling to California in May to work out with "quarterback guru" George Whitfield. (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

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