Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Covering Dixie: Gus Malzahn, Nick Marshall, Josh Murray, and more.

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

Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of. 
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn discusses losing the Arkansas Class AA state high football championship while he was head coach of Hughes High School in 1994, which he says still haunts him. Hughes honored Malzahn on Monday by renaming its football field after him. (al.com)

Get Your Freak On.
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is listed on NFL.com's list of the fourteen "Most freakish athletes in college football" at no. 3. Kentucky defensive end/outside linebacker Alvin "Bud" Dupree, Mississippi State OLB Benardrick McKinney, and Georgia running back Todd Gurley also represent the SEC on the list.

Edward Aschoff profiles Georgia freshman running back Sony Mitchel. (ESPN)

Preventive Medicine.
Georgia looks at trying to prevent the kind of ACL injuries that plagued the team in 2013. Six Bulldog players were lost to injuries by the end of the 2013 season, including tailback Keith Marshall and former QB Aaron Murray. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Analyze This.
David Ching provides in-depth analysis of Georgia's 2014 football schedule. (ESPN)

South Carolina player profile of the day.
Garnet and Black Attack profiles South Carolina tight end Drew Owens.



Surely you Josh?
Logan Booker reviews Monday night's edition of The Bachelorette, featuring former Georgia safety/Aaron Murray's big brother Josh Murray. No. I'm not telling you if he survived the Rose Ceremony or not. (Bulldawg Illustrated)


SCAR Tissue.
Connor Tapp gives some guide lines on how to properly abbreviate "South Carolina" within a college sports context, with an emphasis on how not to get it confused with that "other" USC.  "SC" is apparently preferred, "SCAR" is listed as "Fine, but weird," but "USC, jr." is absolutely verboten. (Garnet and Black Attack)

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