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‘The Times They Are A Changing’ – Whether NCAA Likes it or Not

By Posted on: April 16th, 2014 in Baseball, Basketball, Featured Article, Football 1 Comment »
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When news broke Tuesday of the NCAA’s change in the meal policy for student athletes it hardly registered a blip on the sports media radar screen as a big deal. The governing body’s Legislative Council approved a change that will now allow unlimited meals and snacks to all Division I student-athletes, including walk-ons. That’s big Continue Story…

How Will the SEC Champions Replace Tre Mason?

By Posted on: April 9th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »
NCAA Football: New Mexico State at Auburn

                                                                                                                           (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com)The NFL Draft is four weeks away and this year the first running back expected to be taken is Auburn’s Tre Mason. Last year Mason astounded all with his 23 touchdowns and 1,816 yards rushing. Tre was the leading rusher on the No.1 rushing team in the nation. A feat that made Continue Story…

My Top 10 Favorite Plays of 2013

By Posted on: April 4th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

I decided to take one final look back at Malzahn’s first season on the plains and list my favorite moments from one of the best seasons in Auburn football’s history. These are the moments that still stick with me.  10. Jeremy Johnson touchdown pass to Ricardo  Louis against Western Carolina. The play comes in around Continue Story…

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…

Bruce Pearl Could Hit a Homerun in Basketball With a “Rifleman” Hire

By Posted on: April 1st, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article 7 Comments »
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         Former Auburn great Chuck Person with legendary Coach Sonny Smith. (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com) Even though Auburn is not a part of this year’s March Madness, there has been a lot of excitement about Auburn Basketball the past two weeks. The hiring of Bruce Pearl on March 18th has fired up the fan base and Continue Story…

Say Goodbye to College Football As You Know It

By Posted on: March 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »

This year’s crop of players leaving behind college football’s ever-evolving landscape for the NFL does so under as much or more media scrutiny than is reserved for the regular season. A college football career resembles a calculated business decision more and more with each passing day and a growing number of players are looking for Continue Story…

Lifting Off!

By Posted on: March 27th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 17 Comments »
Spring Week Two Craig

Auburn is loaded with talented receivers this spring.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Week two of spring drills is well underway, with another practice early this morning, and the first scrimmage of the spring is scheduled for Saturday. Positive energy continues to flow from the practice fields, and the Auburn Tigers appear to Continue Story…

Like Gus Malzahn With Football – Clint Meyers Has Brought a ‘New Day’ to Auburn Softball

By Posted on: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 7 Comments »
Teammates congratulate Auburn player Jade Rhodes (8) after a sixth inning home run against Miss State Mar. 22, 2014, at the Jane B. Moore Field in Auburn, Ala. (Julie Bennett/jbennet/al.com)

Teammates congratulate Auburn player Jade Rhodes (8) after jer sixth inning home run against Miss State March 22, 2014, at the Jane B. Moore Field in Auburn. (photo:Julie Bennett/al.com) “When we began our search for a new softball coach, the goal was to find a proven winner.” Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs on the hiring Continue Story…