Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, where bowl games before Dec. 31 are only marginally acceptable.
Keeping the streak alive.
Mississippi State tries to keep its five-bowl winning streak alive against Northwestern in the New Year's Day 2013 Gator Bowl. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)
Break the Cycle.
Georgia tries to end a two-bowl losing streak against Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl. (The Athens Banner-Herald)
Gratuitous Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Sean Lester looks at
the end-of-the-year list that Texas A&M Heisman winning starting
quarterback Johnny Manziel has found himself on. (The Dallas Morning News)
Alabama injury update.
Injured Alabama center Barrett Jones (sprained foot) and linebacker Denzel Devall (sprained knee) may be able to participate in practice next week for the BCS title game on Jan. 7. (al.com)
The Back-up Plan.
Andrew Gribble profiles Alabama back-up center Ryan Kelly, who may be called upon in the BCS title game if Barret...