Monday, November 17, 2014

Covering Dixie: Will Muschamp, Nick Saban, Todd Gurley, and more.

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

Search for Tomorrow.
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley says the school is looking for a more offensive-minded head football coach to replace Will Muschamp, who will step down at the end of the season. (The Gainesville Sun)

I have come not to praise Will Muschamp, but to bury him.
Pat Dooley's analysis of Muschamp's tenure as Florida head coach points to the lack of offense" that lead to the soon to be ex-Gator coach's downfall. (The Gainesville Sun)

The Usual Suspects.
Mike Herndon lists Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze, and South Carolina head coach/former Florida head coach) Steve Spurrier as candidates to replace Muschamp at Florida. What originality there, Mike. (

You're the best around. Nothing is ever going to keep you down. 
SEC Network's Joe Tessetore declares Alabama to be "the best team in college football." He also believes 'Bama and Mississippi State will be in the inaugural College Football Playoff (

Grace Under Pressure.
Lars Anderson looks at how Alabama head coach Nick Saban has managed the kind of  pressure to win multiple national titles that has caused other coaches to wither. (

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.
Reid A Coker tries to find some positives following Mississippi State's loss to Alabama this past Saturday. (For Whom the Cowbell Tolls)

The high cost of injury. 
Darren Rovell reports that Georgia tailback Todd Gurley could receive as much as $5 million dollars in insurance if the ACL injury that ended a 2014 season already shortened by his NCAA suspension. Shut up, Rovell. (ESPN)

Crawling Through the Wreckage.Joel A. Erickson looks at the state of Auburn's defense following losses to Texas A&M and Georgia. (


There's a possibility, but no chance. 
Good Bull Hunting looks at the possibility that Will Mucshamp ends up at Texas A&M as defensive coordinator. You can probably guess the answer just by realizing where this item was listed today.

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