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Go Tell It on the Mountain: Auburn’s Tuberville Goes After the BCS and College Presidents

By Posted on: October 5th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

You’ve got to give it to Tommy Tuberville. He knows how to make some noise. Driving around today listening to my XM Radio, I couldn’t change the channel without hearing the talking heads ranting about Tuberville’s comments. In case you missed it, Tuberville is at it again - he’s attacking the BCS and the college presidents Continue Story…

There Are Plenty of Subplots In This Weekend’s Auburn-Arkansas Game

By Posted on: October 5th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

This week’s Auburn-Arkansas game has a number of good subplots to watch. Regardless of the score, when these two teams get together it’s always a physical battle. With Florida waiting in the wings a week from Saturday, Auburn must get the job done and stay healthy at the same time. That might be asking a Continue Story…

Auburn Ranks High in Number of Players on NFL Rosters

By Posted on: October 5th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

A report released on Thursday shows that Auburn ranks 11th nationally in the total number of former players now in the NFL. The Tigers currently have 27 former players on active NFL team rosters. Miami (Fla.) leads the way with 42. The SEC is well represented with five teams in the top 11. Tennessee leads the Continue Story…

Hot Shot Quarterback Gets First Real Road Test At Auburn

By Posted on: October 4th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

When Arkansas visits Auburn on Saturday all eyes will be on Razorback freshman quarterback Mitch Mustain. The Springdale, Arkansas native was a Parade Magazine All-American and its Player of the Year in 2005. He was at the top of every recruiting analysis list. Arkansas coach Houston Nutt laid it all on the line in luring Mustain to Continue Story…

Sunday’s NFL Action A Mixed Bag For Auburn Alumni

By Posted on: October 3rd, 2006 in Football Comments Off

There were plenty of highs and lows Sunday for former Auburn players in the NFL. Miami running back Ronnie Brown struggled on the ground, picking up only 49 yards on 12 carries. But through the air was a different story. Brown had 86 yards receiving in the Dolphins 17-15 loss to Houston.Former All-American Carlos Rogers Continue Story…

Second-Ranked Auburn Looks For More Separation This Weekend

By Posted on: October 3rd, 2006 in Football Comments Off

A month ago we had Separation Saturday; this weekend you’re going to see some SEC separation. With Auburn-Arkansas, Georgia-Tennessee and Florida-LSU on the docket for Saturday, it’s arguably the biggest weekend of the season for the SEC. The winners of these three contests will likely separate themselves for good, from the rest of the conference Continue Story…

The Loss of Joe Cope Could Mean Huge Problems For Second-Ranked Auburn

By Posted on: October 2nd, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Ask anyone on the Tiger coaching staff what player they can least stand to lose and they will tell you Brandon Cox. Ask them who the second one is and they’ll say center Joe Cope. He means that much to the team. Now the Tigers are facing at least four weeks and possibly more after Cope Continue Story…

Give Auburn Players Their Space

By Posted on: October 2nd, 2006 in Football Comments Off

I get it. I understand this wholemyspace.com thing. I’m down with the technology of the college age student. But at 37, there’s little chance you’ll ever see me there. As my wife would say, that’s kind of creepy. Having a myspace site at my age is akin to Matthew McConaughey hanging out with the kids in Dazed Continue Story…