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All Uphill From Here

By Posted on: June 26th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 2 Comments »
AUBURN FOOTBALL

After yet another off-season that started with disappointment and bad news from the media, things have settled down and Jay Jacobs is ready to get going toward the fall. Can you blame him? For a man that has drawn criticism from many in the Auburn Family of late, he has put together three top-notch hires Continue Story…

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: June 21st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 9 Comments »

Media beginning to turn sour on A&M’s ‘Johnny Football’ – After receiving a parking ticket recently, Manziel tweeted this: “(expletive) like tonight is a reason why I can’t wait to leave college station … whenever it may be.” He quickly deleted that tweet but followed it up with an equally self-damaging one: “Don’t ever forget Continue Story…

College Football’s Renaissance Part 2

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Featured Article 5 Comments »
Crossroads

Part of the BCS’s appeal was that one could look at rankings and forecast a team’s final destination under an assumed scenario. Not anymore. With no solid framework for a selection process, the playoff committee has the potential to make completely arbitrary decisions. If there’s one thing college football needs less of, it is old Continue Story…

College Football’s Renaissance – Part 1

By Posted on: June 7th, 2013 in Business - Entertainment, Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »

Some believe you can never have too much of a good thing. Well, college football is about to test that theory to the max. Throughout the previous decade of the sport, college football has exploded in nearly every respect. In fact, one could argue that the sport has already reached its highest peak, but there Continue Story…

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: May 31st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »

As usual, here’s a brief rundown of some of the happenings in college football this week.Everett Golston don’t need no fancy book learning! The (now former) Notre Dame quarterback is out for the 2013 college football season after being suspended for the upcoming Fall semester for apparent  academic shortcomings. The Fighting Irish aren’t wasting any Continue Story…

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: May 24th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

Another week is in the books and it was a special one. The countdown to kickoff officially dipped below the century mark and Paul Finebaum’s return to the college football world became official. Well, that was half-special anyway. Oh speaking of half-special, I just described Finebaum’s audience. Let’s begin shall we? 

Auburn’s SEC Tournament Run Ends Early

By Posted on: May 21st, 2013 in Baseball 8 Comments »

Auburn opened and closed its 2013 SEC Championship tournament run on a blistering afternoon in Hoover, Alabama by falling 6-3 to the Crimson Tide. Auburn started out strong plating 3 runs and chasing Alabama’s starter early in the ball game. However, Alabama chipped away at the lead until finally tying the game  in a climactic Continue Story…

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: May 17th, 2013 in Featured Article, News 7 Comments »
From the Eagle's Nest

Hawaii returning to its rainbow roots. According to legend, the team adopted the nickname after a rainbow appeared over the field in which Hawaii rallied to upset Oregon St. It’s a good thing more teams don’t use this logic. There’s no telling how many Goodyear Blimps, Suns, Stars, Moons, Dome Ceilings, and Cirrus Cloud mascots Continue Story…