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ACC Looking to Ride Some SEC Coattails

By Posted on: February 11th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 14 Comments »
NCAA Football: BCS National Championship-Florida State vs Auburn

                                                                                                                       Image: CBS SportsLast week an interesting proposal came down from ACC commish John Swofford that the ACC, now considering the possibility of playing nine conference games, would forgo that extra contest and play eight if they could instead have each team schedule at least one SEC opponent every year. Also on the ACC’s wish list; Continue Story…

Loss of Evans is No Big Deal

By Posted on: February 10th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »

There’s been a lot of speculation about why Rashaan Evans chose Alabama over Auburn when everything pointed to him staying home. Some have wondered whether money was involved or maybe this was all orchestrated by his father Alan, to “get back” at Auburn for his own failures as a college athlete back in the 1980’s.Of Continue Story…

Clint Meyers Debut Ends in a 6-5 Tie – (updated)

By Posted on: February 7th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 2 Comments »
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The Clint Meyers debut as Auburn’s Head Softball Coach ended last night in a tie after leading the Troy Trojans 6-5 in the sixth inning. The Tigers down at one point 5-1, rallied back to take the lead when rain and sleet caused the game to be called. Under the rules, the score reverts to Continue Story…

Auburn’s National Signing Day- 2014 (an open thread)

By Posted on: February 5th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, News 160 Comments »
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                                                           Auburn’s war room.War Eagle everyone. Today is the day that football prospects across the country will sign their National Letters-of-Intent. Players will start faxing their letters to the colleges of their choice this morning at 7 a.m. CT. I know many of you are used to KoolBell doing this annual Signing Day Post here Continue Story…

Could Auburn’s First Road Trip in 2014 set up as a Trap Game?

By Posted on: February 4th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »
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Auburn Athletics released some important information yesterday about the upcoming football season. The Tigers first road game scheduled for September 20th has been moved to a Thursday night to accommodate ESPN. Why is that so significant? Because the Tigers already are playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation, now have to face a Continue Story…

Happy 158th Birthday to Auburn University!

By Posted on: February 1st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, News 3 Comments »
AUBURN UNIVERSITY

On this day in 1856 Auburn University was born. The school was established as the East Alabama Male College and 16 years later became the first land grant college in the south. Today Auburn is recognizes as one of the nation’s preeminent comprehensive land-grant universities. Although she has one of the most recognizable brands in Continue Story…

Auburn Looks to Win Barbee’s 2nd Iron Bowl of Basketball

By Posted on: January 29th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article 12 Comments »
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Cam Newton celebrates Auburn Basketball’s last win over Alabama. (photo: Albert Cesare,Opelika Auburn News)February 6th, 2013 Auburn’s leading scorer Frankie Sullivan missed his first 11 shots against Alabama and the Tigers trailed at the half 23-13. But Auburn overcame the deficit to win The Iron Bowl of Basketball 49-37. It was the last time Auburn Continue Story…

Crowded Conferences May Spell End For Divisions As We Know Them

By Posted on: January 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
SEC divisions

The SEC was the first conference in the country to move to divisional play in 1992 to utilize an obscure NCAA rule that permitted a conference championship game to be added between the two divisional champs. It further dictates that each division must have an equal number of teams and that each team play every Continue Story…