Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Covering Dixie: Mark Richt and Mike Bobo, Jeff Driskel, Bret Bielema, and more.

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

Stand By Your Man.
Georgia head coach Mark Richt defends offensive coordinator Mike Bobo over criticism over his play calling in Saturday's Bulldog loss to South Carolina. (The Athens Banner-Herald)  

A Nightmare to Remember.
Florida starting quarterback Jeff Driskel recalls his first game under center against Alabama in 2011. The Crimson Tide destroyed the Gators 38-10. (

The difficult we do immediately.  The impossible takes a little longer. 
Alabama will try to end its streak of 15-quarters without a turnover by the defense as it prepares to face Florida on Saturday. (

Hero of the Day.
Randy Rosetta profiles LSU walk-on defensive back Luke Boyd, who is an active duty Marine who served in Afghanistan. Boyd is attending LSU as part of the Marine Enlisted Commissioner Education Program (MECEP), a program designed to give Marine officer candidates a chance to attend college while on active duty. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Bring on the Cats.
Auburn prepares to face Kansas State on Saturday. (

I Made It Through the Rain?
An AP story looks at the possibility that Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema may have finally turned the Razorback football program around. (AP/Saturday Down South)

#SECSpeed vs#MACtion. 
Adam Ford previews Northern Illinois vs. Arkansas. NIU is 3-0 against Big Ten schools in the past two years, with wins over Iowa, Purdue, and Northwestern. (Arkansas Fight)

Throwback to the Future?
Good Bull Hunting looks at a rumor that Texas A&M will sport throwback uniforms honoring the national title-winning team of 1939.


Use Your Delusion.
Mack Dalton has an imaginary interview with Florida head coach Will Muschamp. (Saturday Down South)

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