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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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Leadership, the Difference Between Success and Failure

By Posted on: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
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                        Jeffery Whitaker corralling Marcus Latimore.(photo:Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)He’s Back. Bigger and better than ever. Jeff Whitaker who missed last season due to knee surgery has been showing his leadership on defense during Auburn’s fall camp as well as his ability to dominate on the defensive line. After sitting out his senior season recuperating Continue Story…

A Case For Renewing Auburn’s Second Oldest Rivalry

By Posted on: August 12th, 2014 in Football 18 Comments »
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Starting in 2016, all SEC teams will be required to play at least one game against a team from one of the other Five Power conferences (Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, or ACC). As a result Auburn announced a two game series last week beginning in 2016 with a familiar old foe. In fact, too Continue Story…

Sunday’s Fan Day Means Auburn Football is Less Than Three Weeks Away

By Posted on: August 9th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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                                                                                                           (photo:Todd Van Ernst/AU media)First there was SEC Media Days, then last week the start of fall camp, and now tomorrow Auburn will hold it’s annual Fan Day on The Plains. Yes, Auburn Football is almost here! Just three weeks from the date of this article, the Tigers will Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Will Not Start Against Arkansas

By Posted on: August 1st, 2014 in Football, News 14 Comments »
Nick Marshall will lead No.3 Auburn in it's quest for the Tigers' 2nd SEC Championship in three years. (photo: Julie Bennett, al.com)

                                                                                                                                         (photo:Julie Bennett/al.com)Gus Malzahn said today that he would not be starting Quarterback Nick Marshall or Corner back Jonathan Mincy in the Tigers opener against Arkansas on Aug.30. He made the announcement in his press conference following the first day of fall practice. Gus said the action is “part of their Continue Story…

Can Auburn Repeat as SEC Champions?

By Posted on: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                        (Auburn media file)It’s finally here. The 2014 Auburn Continue Story…

Auburn Recruiting is also “Auburn Fast”

By Posted on: July 29th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 13 Comments »
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                   Auburn’s latest recruit, 4-star Line backer Richard McBryde. (photo:Dennis Victory,al.com)The middle of the dog days of summer means one thing in the south – college football is almost here. The off season is almost over and in just a few days Auburn will begin preseason training camp. While the coaching staff has to get Continue Story…

Frank Thomas Speaks of Auburn at Hall of Fame Induction

By Posted on: July 28th, 2014 in Baseball, News 1 Comment »

If you didn’t get to see Auburn great, Frank Thomas at Cooperstown, below is a video montage of Thomas’ speech at his induction into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Frank thanks his former coaches (Hal Baird, Pat Dye, Jay Jacobs) and says it was at Auburn University that he acquired a will to win.                            

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…