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Who Will be Auburn’s Breakout Running Back in 2014?

By Posted on: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:Albert Cesare,Opelika Auburn News)The Auburn football season is just 11 days away and for the first time in eight summers there hasn’t been a quarterback race on The Plains. With a potential Heisman candidate and experienced quarterback on the roster, there is no mystery of who will be the Tigers’ field general. Senior signal Continue Story…

Leadership, the Difference Between Success and Failure

By Posted on: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
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                        Jeffery Whitaker corralling Marcus Latimore.(photo:Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)He’s Back. Bigger and better than ever. Jeff Whitaker who missed last season due to knee surgery has been showing his leadership on defense during Auburn’s fall camp as well as his ability to dominate on the defensive line. After sitting out his senior season recuperating Continue Story…

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1990 Auburn vs. Florida State Edition

By Posted on: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 3 Comments »

Greetings once more, lovers of post-secondary pigskin! At this time, when we are so close to opening day on the Plains that we can taste it, let’s look back on the last happy memory I was honored to witness against FSU – the great 1990 contest in Jordan-Hare Stadium.Both teams came into the game ranked Continue Story…

The Exception

By Posted on: August 6th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 13 Comments »

As an amateur statistician, exceptions bother me. There has to be a reason or a rationale for every single outlying figure. When you discover them, they usually lie annoyingly beyond the safe and secure standard deviation or the normal distribution. They poke up or down sharply from the smooth curve, menacing in their oddness.  They Continue Story…

Tempering Steele

By Posted on: August 1st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »

                                                           A properly tempered sword will sport Auburn colors*First off, let me say that I enjoy reading Phil Steele’s magazine and daily blog. If ever I need to know how many starting offensive linemen are returning for a given team year to year, or how each SEC team’s yards per play compares to any Continue Story…

Can Auburn Repeat as SEC Champions?

By Posted on: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                        (Auburn media file)It’s finally here. The 2014 Auburn Continue Story…

Auburn Recruiting is also “Auburn Fast”

By Posted on: July 29th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 13 Comments »
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                   Auburn’s latest recruit, 4-star Line backer Richard McBryde. (photo:Dennis Victory,al.com)The middle of the dog days of summer means one thing in the south – college football is almost here. The off season is almost over and in just a few days Auburn will begin preseason training camp. While the coaching staff has to get Continue Story…

Gamechanger?

By Posted on: July 23rd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 13 Comments »

You recognize it only after it happens. The moment when something new arrives that changes your life forever. Up until that event occurs, you are confident, poised, clear thinking, at ease with the situation around you and completely secure with your world ordered just as it should be. Then in an instant everything turns upside Continue Story…