Archive for September, 2006

Style Points In College Football Are Stupid

By Posted on: September 29th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

All the talk prior to Thursday night’s Auburn-South Carolina game centered on whether the Tigers could earn “style points” in its contest with the Gamecocks. In other words, would Auburn beat South Carolina bad enough to impress the pollsters? This is what college football has come to now.Say what you want to about the NFL, Continue Story…

ESPN To Televise Auburn-Florida Game On October 14th

By Posted on: September 29th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

ESPN announced Friday that it will televise second-ranked Auburn’s October 14th game with Florida. The Gators are currently ranked fifth nationally and take on Alabama Saturday afternoon in the Swamp.┬áThe match-up between the Tigers and Gators kicks off at 6:45 p.m. CST from Pat Dye Field at Jordan-Hare Stadium. There is still no word on Continue Story…

Auburn’s Win Over South Carolina is a Lot Better Than it Looks

By Posted on: September 29th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Nearly 24 hours after Auburn hung on to beat South Carolina 24-17, the win is starting to look a lot better for the Tigers. What Auburn accomplished in Columbia shouldn’t be underestimated. The Tigers went into a hostile environment and played against a team that had been practicing for them for more than three weeks.Steve Continue Story…

Kenny Irons Gets The Attention; Brother David Gets The Test

By Posted on: September 27th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

All the talk this week has been on the homecoming of Auburn’s Kenny Irons and his scheduled return to Williams-Brice Stadium to face South Carolina. However, it’s brother David who will get the real test Thursday. David Irons will have the task of covering the best wide receiver in the SEC in Sidney Rice. With Continue Story…

Random Thoughts on the Auburn Tigers

By Posted on: September 26th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Who said scheduling Buffalo was a bad idea? It looks pretty good right now… Auburn is one banged up team. Make sure you bring a copy of the depth chart Saturday to Jordan-Hare Stadium. Some clean uniforms will be getting dirty…┬áDon’t be surprised to see quarterback Brandon Cox and tailback Kenny Irons scratched from Saturday’s Continue Story…

Auburn’s Tuberville Previews South Carolina

By Posted on: September 26th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

When Auburn meets South Carolina Thursday night in Columbia, it will mark the first visit by Tigers head coach Tommy Tuberville. Despite coaching 11 years in the SEC, Tuberville has never made the trip to face the Gamecocks. Earlier this week, Tuberville talked about the game with South Carolina and shared his thoughts on the Continue Story…

Spurrier Comes To Defense of Kenny Irons

By Posted on: September 26th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

uburn running back Kenny Iron’s public divorce with South Carolina has again become front and center news this week. The Tigers take on South Carolina Thursday night, where Irons will return to Williams-Brice Stadium wearing orange and blue. Irons led the SEC in rushing last season after sitting out the 2004 campaign as required by Continue Story…

Scouting the NFL for Auburn Players

By Posted on: September 26th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

One of my favorite weekly articles is done by the good people at the Auburn Athletic Department. Each week they provide an update on how former Auburn Alumni are doing in the NFL. Currently, the Tigers have 31 players under NFL contracts. Some of them you have probably forgotten about. How many of you remember Continue Story…