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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 Tiger Tim Puetz Plays Today in Second Round at Wimbledon – (Updated: Puetz impressive in loss)

By Posted on: June 25th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 3 Comments »
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                              Tim Puetz won his debut match at Wimbledon. (photo:Jim Kruger,yahoo)In four seasons at Auburn, star tennis player, Tim Puetz was named All-SEC four times averaging at least 18 wins per season including racking up an incredible .857 winning percentage during his senior year. Now that Puetz is a tennis pro, it comes as no Continue Story…

Judge in Ed O’Bannon Case Appears to be Leaning Toward Decision to Radically Change College Sports

By Posted on: June 24th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News 5 Comments »

In July, 2009 former UCLA All-American Basketball Player Ed O’Bannon filed a suit against the NCAA to allow players to sell the rights to their names, images and likenesses for use on television broadcasts and in video games. The problem with that: The NCAA has always viewed college athletes as amateurs. The official line from Continue Story…

Saying Goodbye to Tiger (War Eagle VI)

By Posted on: June 18th, 2014 in Member Post 2 Comments »
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                                                                                                                     (file photo:al.com )‘Tiger’ – the iconic golden eagle that stared the Auburn tradition of eagles flying free in Jordan-Hare Stadium, passed away today. Also known as War Eagle VI, she was 34 years old. Before retiring in 2007, Tiger had a successful 20 year career as part of Auburn football tradition. The Tigers were Continue Story…

Auburn Has More Than 5 Potential Starters on the O-Line (which is) “A Good Problem to Have”

By Posted on: June 18th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                         (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com)A football team is only as good as it’s offensive line. The big uglies don’t get as much attention as the skill players, but every play begins with them. At Auburn the O-Line was the reason the Tigers were good enough to Continue Story…

He Was an Auburn and SEC Legend

By Posted on: June 17th, 2014 in Basketball 2 Comments »

Although he made his home in the Birmingham area, he grew up in Atlanta playing high school ball for Sylvan Hills High. After leading the Bears to two state championships he went on to become an SEC Legend at Auburn University. It was hard to believe the news that he had passed away last Tuesday. Continue Story…

Auburn Could be a Nightmare for SEC Defenses in 2014

By Posted on: June 11th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 5 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                                    (photo:Auburn media, Anthony Hall)He signed to play for Auburn out of junior college and even though Gus Malzahn said he was a, “great athlete, an impact player (that could) come in and give Auburn a chance right off the bat,” he didn’t garner that much press attention heading into the 2013 summer workouts. Now Continue Story…

Shug Said Football Helped Him Get Through D-Day

By Posted on: June 6th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »

Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Over 150,000 allied soldiers stormed the beaches amidst some of the most hellish combat conditions ever experienced in war. Over 9,000 are still buried there at the Normandy American Cemetery and another 1557  names of the missing in action are listed on a memorial.Be sure to read Sullivan013′s Continue Story…

Could New Four Team Playoff Eventually Harm Smaller Schools?

By Posted on: June 4th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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With the transition to a four team playoff in 2014 for Division I (FBS) schools, the scheduling of FCS teams by the big boys may be a thing of the past. A glimmer of what’s to come was seen in the days after the SEC voted in April to keep the 6-1-1 conference model. It Continue Story…