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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…

Why Gus Malzahn Will Get Auburn Back to the National Championship Game

By Posted on: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »
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                          Gus Malzahn coaching in the 2013 BCS Championship game. (photo:USAToday file)Human beings have many things in common and one of our shared traits is that we all are afraid of something. Whether those fears seem rational to others or not doesn’t matter. It matters to us and that Continue Story…

2014 – A Historic Year for SEC and College Football?

By Posted on: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, News 9 Comments »
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                                                                                                                      (photo:Mark Gentry,USAToday)If you didn’t get a chance to see SEC Commissioner Mike Slive’s opening remarks at SEC Media Days, you missed what is probably the most important news that will come out of the Hoover meetings this year. Commissioner Slive said 2014 was going to be “a historic Continue Story…

C.J. Uzomah – “We’ll Get Back on Track”

By Posted on: July 15th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                      (photo:USAToday file)Gus Malzahn had to face the media Monday after what had to be  a very distressing two weeks, starting with the death of former player Phillip Lutzenkirchen and ending with Friday’s disappointing actions of his starting quarterback. Despite those problems, anyone watching him at SEC Media Days could see he showed the same Continue Story…