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Let’s Face it: The Coaches Poll is a Joke

By Posted on: October 1st, 2006 in Football Comments Off

The USA Today/Coaches Poll was released on Sunday and the top 10 looks the same as it did a week ago. But when you dig a little deeper, you realize what a true joke this poll really is. First off, why is the Coaches Poll a component in the BCS Standings? Does anyone believe that coaches have time Continue Story…

Auburn Tigers Remain Second In AP Poll. Writers Have Style (Points)

By Posted on: October 1st, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Auburn remains second in this week’s AP Poll, voted on by the nation’s media. Writers don’t always have a lot of style and they chose not to hold that against Auburn this week. Traveling to Columbia, South Carolina on Thursday night and coming away with a 24-17 win over Steve Spurrier’s Gamecocks was enough to keep Continue Story…

This is the Year for Auburn to Win it All

By Posted on: October 1st, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Its been nearly 50 years since Auburn won its lone national championship. If they were Alabama, they would have claimed 1983, 1993 and 2004. But because they don’t lie to themselves, they’ll admit to having just one. If they are to win another one, 2006 is the year.Never has Auburn had a better opportunity to Continue Story…

Style Points In College Football Are Stupid

By Posted on: September 29th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

All the talk prior to Thursday night’s Auburn-South Carolina game centered on whether the Tigers could earn “style points” in its contest with the Gamecocks. In other words, would Auburn beat South Carolina bad enough to impress the pollsters? This is what college football has come to now.Say what you want to about the NFL, Continue Story…

ESPN To Televise Auburn-Florida Game On October 14th

By Posted on: September 29th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

ESPN announced Friday that it will televise second-ranked Auburn’s October 14th game with Florida. The Gators are currently ranked fifth nationally and take on Alabama Saturday afternoon in the Swamp. The match-up between the Tigers and Gators kicks off at 6:45 p.m. CST from Pat Dye Field at Jordan-Hare Stadium. There is still no word on Continue Story…

Auburn’s Win Over South Carolina is a Lot Better Than it Looks

By Posted on: September 29th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Nearly 24 hours after Auburn hung on to beat South Carolina 24-17, the win is starting to look a lot better for the Tigers. What Auburn accomplished in Columbia shouldn’t be underestimated. The Tigers went into a hostile environment and played against a team that had been practicing for them for more than three weeks.Steve Continue Story…

Kenny Irons Gets The Attention; Brother David Gets The Test

By Posted on: September 27th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

All the talk this week has been on the homecoming of Auburn’s Kenny Irons and his scheduled return to Williams-Brice Stadium to face South Carolina. However, it’s brother David who will get the real test Thursday. David Irons will have the task of covering the best wide receiver in the SEC in Sidney Rice. With Continue Story…

Random Thoughts on the Auburn Tigers

By Posted on: September 26th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Who said scheduling Buffalo was a bad idea? It looks pretty good right now… Auburn is one banged up team. Make sure you bring a copy of the depth chart Saturday to Jordan-Hare Stadium. Some clean uniforms will be getting dirty… Don’t be surprised to see quarterback Brandon Cox and tailback Kenny Irons scratched from Saturday’s Continue Story…