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P W Elder is a Civil War buff, upland bird hunter, and Auburn blogger. He loves tailgating with his family and friends, following all things Auburn, and spending time with his wife in the Loveliest Village on the Plains.

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Former Auburn-Walk-on Will Be Inducted into Cooperstown Today

By Posted on: July 27th, 2014 in Baseball, News 7 Comments »
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A former Auburn football player will be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame today. Frank ‘The Big Hurt’ Thomas goes in as the first ever player to be inducted from the South Eastern Conference. Despite the threat of rain, the crowds are expected to possibly set a record of more than 40,000; due Continue Story…

Why Gus Malzahn Will Get Auburn Back to the National Championship Game

By Posted on: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »
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                          Gus Malzahn coaching in the 2013 BCS Championship game. (photo:USAToday file)Human beings have many things in common and one of our shared traits is that we all are afraid of something. Whether those fears seem rational to others or not doesn’t matter. It matters to us and that Continue Story…

NCAA Fought Mike Slive and Slive Won

By Posted on: July 19th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:AP,Butch Dill)In his opening remarks at SEC Media Days, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive stared down the NCAA in a game of chicken and the NCAA blinked. Speaking at the opening of the media event, Slive reiterated the Big 5 Power Conferences’ threat to break a way from the Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Receiving More Pre-Season Recognition

By Posted on: July 18th, 2014 in Football, News Comment »

Despite his recent troubles, Nick Marshall continues to have his name selected for various pre-season honors. It was announced today that Nick has been placed on the list for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. A frequent mention in Heisman discussions, he was named a pre-season First Team All-SEC quarterback and picked as Continue Story…

Auburn Places Most Players on Preseason All-SEC Team

By Posted on: July 17th, 2014 in Football, News 7 Comments »
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            Gabe Wright was named 1st Team pre-season All-SEC by the media. (photo:Auburn media file)The SEC Media Days pre-season All-SEC Team was announced Thursday morning, along with the predicted order of finish in the conference. Auburn had the most players (13) making the list including four on the First Team; yet was picked by the Continue Story…

2014 – A Historic Year for SEC and College Football?

By Posted on: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, News 9 Comments »
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                                                                                                                      (photo:Mark Gentry,USAToday)If you didn’t get a chance to see SEC Commissioner Mike Slive’s opening remarks at SEC Media Days, you missed what is probably the most important news that will come out of the Hoover meetings this year. Commissioner Slive said 2014 was going to be “a historic Continue Story…

C.J. Uzomah – “We’ll Get Back on Track”

By Posted on: July 15th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                      (photo:USAToday file)Gus Malzahn had to face the media Monday after what had to be  a very distressing two weeks, starting with the death of former player Phillip Lutzenkirchen and ending with Friday’s disappointing actions of his starting quarterback. Despite those problems, anyone watching him at SEC Media Days could see he showed the same Continue Story…

Sammie Coates Nominated for Biletnikoff Award

By Posted on: July 15th, 2014 in Football, News Comment »

The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced today that Auburn Wide Receiver Sammie Coates has been named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.Coates was the Tigers’ No. 1 receiver last year, catching 42 passes for 902 yards and seven touchdowns; a number good enough to finish third in the country at nearly 22 yards per catch. Continue Story…