Archive for September, 2006

Auburn Offense: Problem Waiting to Happen or Just Boring?

By Posted on: September 25th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

How good is the Auburn offense? Can anyone catch besides Courtney Taylor? What’s happened to the Tigers offensive line? These are all questions that are being asked this week as Auburn prepares for Saturday’s showdown with South Carolina. Rarely does a second-ranked team go through its first four games without establishing an offensive personality. Yet Continue Story…

CBS Picks Up Auburn vs. Arkansas Contest

By Posted on: September 25th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

What’s worse than a Lincoln Financial telecast? How about a CBS telecast that starts at 11:00 a.m. CST? CBS announced Monday that it’s carrying Auburn’s October 7th contest with Arkansas from Jordan-Hare Stadium. For those of you without tickets, that probably means you will beentertained tortured again by the network’s second string play-by-play man, Craig Bolerjack. Continue Story…

It’s Ole Ball Coach Week for Second-Ranked Auburn

By Posted on: September 24th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

It’s that time of year, it’s ole ball coach week. That right, grab your visor, put a smirk on your face and get ready to play the South Carolina Gamecocks. Love him or hate him, playing Steve Spurrier is always an experience. And this year should be no different. Auburn travels to Columbia, South Carolina Continue Story…

Saturday’s Win Was A Necessary Evil For Auburn

By Posted on: September 24th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Thank God it was only Buffalo. Auburn suffered through its biggest hangover in recent memory Saturday in front of an announced crowd of 84,000 people – I think they meant to say yawns. The late arriving crowd was in sync with the Tigers late arriving team. Auburn was clearly a group that was tired, beat Continue Story…

Here’s Your Auburn-Buffalo Primer. No Bull!

By Posted on: September 22nd, 2006 in Football Comments Off

So Saturday’s Auburn-Buffalo game doesn’t have you decking out the SUV in Auburn magnets, painting a sign for the game or searching the internet for the latest stories on the Buffalo offense? Thank goodness. That means your normal. However, Auburn’s match-up with Buffalo does serve a purpose. Auburn fans can be thankful that this week’s Continue Story…

Where Have You Gone ESPN GameDay?

By Posted on: September 21st, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio ESPN GameDay? Things have not been going well at the World Wide Leader lately. At least not when it comes to college football. From a change in scheduling philosophy to a change in announcers, ESPN has really fumbled this year. First came the announcement (sort of) by ESPN that it was Continue Story…

Tuberville To Miami? Not So Fast My Friend

By Posted on: September 21st, 2006 in Football Comments Off

The hot talk in college football this week has been about the future of Miami coach Larry Coker. After losing two of his first three games, it looks like it’s going to take a miracle for him to return next season. Losing to your in-state rival and then being humiliated by a basketball school (Louisville) Continue Story…

ESPN Report: Kenny Irons Out For Saturday’s Game With Buffalo

By Posted on: September 21st, 2006 in Football Comments Off

ESPN is reporting during its Thursday night football telecast that Auburn running back Kenny Irons will not play Saturday against Buffalo. It has been speculated on FanHouse all week that Irons may sit for Saturday’s contest. He is suffering from a sprained toe and ankle as a result of last Saturday’s win over LSU. Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville hinted yesterday Continue Story…