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From The Dawghouse

From The Dawghouse

We're just three games into his tenure, so it might still qualify as snap judgment. Yet on this second Sunday-morning-after of Dan Mullen's first SEC season maybe we should credit him for something perhaps not suspected based on the high-revving personality: a healthy portion of professional calm. At least when the coach isn't crawling a player in the public eye, that is.

Don't get the wrong idea in either direction here. That demonstration of last night, when the head coach was letting his quarterback understand just how unnecessary it was taking a couple of sackings after getting within field goal range before halftime, was real. "I ran out on the field to coach him up!" Mullen grinned after the 15-3 victory at Vanderbilt. And we ought equally offer kudos to...

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