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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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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…

Can’t Wait to Run Out of That Tunnel With 85,000+ Fans Screaming War Eagle!

By Posted on: June 3rd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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Change on the Horizon for SEC as Part of NCAA Super Division

By Posted on: May 28th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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                                      SEC Commissioner Mike Slive (photo:Marvin Gentry,USAToday) The spring meetings of the South Eastern Conference got underway yesterday in Destin, Florida. And for the first time in several years SEC scheduling is not the hot button issue. That Continue Story…

Kasey Cooper Named National Freshman of the Year

By Posted on: May 28th, 2014 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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                                                                                                                                                (photo:Zach Bland, Auburn media)“This award couldn’t have gone to a more deserving person,” Auburn Head Softball Coach Clint Myers speaking about Freshman, Kasey Cooper. The Tiger third baseman had just been named the Division I Co-National Freshman of the Year. Cooper will share the honor with Tennessee’s Annie Aldrete. The award was presented by the Continue Story…

On Behalf of A Grateful Nation

By Posted on: May 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, News 6 Comments »

I remember it like it was yesterday. The honor guard took the flag from my father’s casket, folded it, and saluted it. Then one of them knelt down in front of me, speaking softly as he placed it in my hands. Although there were more words spoken, what stood out to me was when he Continue Story…