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Spastic Random Thoughts

By Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 14 Comments »
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One of the most important plays for Auburn’s 2013 football season came against Texas A&M. (photo:Julie Bennett,al.com)We (or at least I) interrupt our usual presentation of quality analysis and rapier wit to provide you just what the title says.  We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s get going (numbered for your commenting convenience): 1.  Continue Story…

Nosa Eguae Writes an Open Letter to the Auburn Family

By Posted on: January 8th, 2014 in Football, Memories 8 Comments »

                                                                                                                                  (photo: al.com)Dear Auburn Family, In August, I told myself that when this season and my time here at Auburn came to a close, I would write an open letter the Auburn Family to simply say “thank you!” After last night I found myself having trouble putting into words the gratitude I was longing Continue Story…

A GOOD friend bails you out of jail…

By Posted on: January 5th, 2014 in Football, Memories 1 Comment »

a BEST friend is there beside you saying, “Wasn’t THAT a hell of a time!”One groomsman at my wedding, Bill, went to Auburn with me (I wrote about him earlier this year). He’s the BEST friend according to the above metaphor. One of my other groomsmen, Jim, made the unfortunate choice to attend FSU. He’ll Continue Story…

Let’s put the “M” back in MNC

By Posted on: January 3rd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 23 Comments »
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Just in case you start to wonder after reading a few paragraphs, YES, I am beside myself with glee that we are playing in the Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game. And I think we can come out on top as the recognized best team in college football for the 2013 season. I will also Continue Story…

“Cody (not) at the Tee” (with apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer)

By Posted on: November 18th, 2013 in Baseball, Football, Memories 7 Comments »
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The Bane of Heightened Expectations

By Posted on: November 12th, 2013 in Football, Memories 15 Comments »

I’ll go ahead and start out by repeating the obvious: Who in the world last year could have expected us to be 9-1 going into Georgia week, much less feeling better than good about our chances against the Bulldogs -  much less discussing the SEC Championship, and even further less thinking of BCS scenarios? The general consensus Continue Story…

Confessions of a ****ty Fan

By Posted on: October 18th, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 16 Comments »

                                                      Darth CORFer says, “Come to the Dark Side!” Go back to the Miss State game a few weeks ago. For the second drive in a row, we couldn’t pick up third and two. “How in the WORLD could you not get that!” shouted I, Continue Story…

A Clothing Conundrum

By Posted on: September 26th, 2013 in Football, Memories 13 Comments »

Some might say it was the weather. Others our defense yet to gel. Still others might say Nick Marshall just is NOT the man (at least not this year). They are all wrong. The reason we did not come out of Death Valley with a win was that I did not wear my Auburn belt.All Continue Story…