Archive for the ‘Memories’ Category

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…

The Dirty Dozen – Week 1

By Posted on: September 4th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 3 Comments »

Major Reisman: “One!”Team: “Down to the roadblock, we’ve just begun”Throughout the regular season Auburn will play twelve teams. I’m planning to track each of them to help gauge how their seasons are progressing and how Auburn will/did do against them. While I’m sure there are other metaphors to be used to illustrate this, the one Continue Story…

In the House of Orange and Blues

By Posted on: August 24th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 11 Comments »

Photo courtesy of Scott Fillmer - http://scottfillmer.comI blame Pandora.com for what follows. The website is aptly named. Once opened, the opulent wealth of 20th Century music swirls out to consume me and I lose myself in a whirlwind of songs from my youth, unable to stop the incessant flow of musical memories as they play across Continue Story…

To Know Where You Are Going You Have To Know Where You Have Been (Iron Bowl ’89 Edition)

By Posted on: June 18th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 5 Comments »
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December 2, 1989 as former Coach Pat Dye put it,  “It’s going to be the most emotional day in Auburn history.” It was the first time Alabama played a football game in Jordon Hare Stadium and it was just that, emotional!Once the series was resumed in 1948 after a 41 year break all the games Continue Story…