Thursday, April 17, 2014

Covering Dixie: A.J. McCarron, Aaron Murray, Mike Slive, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. What your conference wants to be like when it grows up. 

Cleveland Rocks. Too bad the Browns don't.
Former Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron reportedly worked out for the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. I'll try to keep my journalistic neutrality up here, and not show my fervent hatred for the "fake" Cleveland Browns who are at least partially responsible for ending David Pollack's playing career. (

The Heir Apparent? 
Alex Scarborough profiles former Florida State QB Jacob Coker, who is scheduled to transfer to Alabama in May following graduation from FSU. He is the presumed frontrunner to succeed A.J. McCarron as the Crimson Tide's starting QB. (ESPN)

I'm alright. Don't nobody worry 'bout me.
Former Aaron Murray says that the repaired ACL in his knee was "not going to stop me from being able to compete this year" during his workout during Georgia's pro day. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Tomorrow, Tomorrow,  I love ya, Tomorrow. 
SEC commissioner Mike Slive describes himself as a man who lives "in Tomorrow" while speaking in front of a group at  University of Massachusetts Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management on Wednesday night. (Mr. SEC)

Dante's Peak. 
Zach Abolverdi profiles Florida defensive lineman Dante Fowler. (The Gainesville Sun)

Opportunity Knocks.
Edward Aschoff explains how the transfer of former Kentucky quarterback Jalen Whitlow opens the door for Wildcat QB's Drew Barker and Patrick Towles to compete for the starting QB job. (ESPN)

The Next Big Thing?
Team Speed Kills look at the candidates to be "the SEC's Next Great Freshman Running Back."  TSK selects Leonard Fournette of LSU, and Jalen Hurd of Tennessee as the WR's most likely to come out on top.

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