Monday, July 7, 2014

Covering Dixie: Steve Spurrier, Nick Marshall, Jordan Jenkins, and more.

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

Define the Great Line.
Jon Cooper explains how the hiring of Steve Spurrier by South Carolina to be its head coach in 2014 was a "defining moment for the program." (Saturday Down South)

Maxwell's Silver Hammer.
Auburn starting quarterback Nick Marshall, Georgia running back Todd Gurley, and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper are among the thirteen SEC players named to the 2014 Maxwell Award watch list. (Saturday Down South)

Watch This.
On a related front, Georgia linebacker Jordan Jenkins is among fifteen SEC players on the 2014 Bednarik Award for the best defensive player in college football. (Saturday Down South)

A Few Small Repairs. 
Brent Zwernman provides an update the renovations to Texas A&M's Kyle FIeld. Renovations are scheduled to be completed by April of 2015. (The Houston Chronicle)

Tennessee Waltz. 
Pat Dooley profiles Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson. (The Gainesville Sun)

Arkansas Travler.
Brad Crawford profiles Arkansas RB Jonathan Williams, Jr. (Saturday Down South)

Are you experienced?
Brandon Larrabee previews Kentucky's 2014 season, with an emphasis on experienced players like defensive end Alvin "Bud" Dupree. (Team Speed Kills)

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