Archive for September, 2006

Go 2 Guy Changes Tune

By Posted on: September 20th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Last night when I posted the column from Seattle Post-Intelligencercolumnist Jim Moore, the response was incredible. FSITS had more than a 1,000 hits in just over an hour. Many of you took matters into your own hands and decided to drop Mr. Moore “a note”.Today he responded. And boy did his tune change. He couldn’t say enough about the Continue Story…

Purple Tigers Can’t Stop Whining

By Posted on: September 20th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

When will the whining stop? Since Auburn’s win Saturday over LSU, all we’ve heard from the LSU fans is whining. The pass interference call on Tiger defensive back Zach Gilbert was close, very close. Did it warrant being reversed? I’ve watched it at least 20 times and I have to say the call was right. Eric Brock Continue Story…

In the Fourth Quarter Give Me Auburn’s Defense

By Posted on: September 19th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Defense wins championships. Football fans have heard that since birth. On Saturday, the country saw it with their own eyes. Auburn’s defensive performance against sixth-ranked LSU was one for the ages. The Tiger defense stood tall when it mattered most, the fourth quarter.   How good is Auburn’s defense? Consider this: Auburn has not allowed Continue Story…

Auburn Offense Quietly Looks To Get Better

By Posted on: September 19th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

While Auburn’s defense is the toast of college football this week, it’s offense is quietly trying to find answers. In case you didn’t notice, Saturday’s 7-3 win over sixth-ranked LSU was the Tigers lowest offensive output since Al Borges became offensive coordinator in 2004. Auburn was only able to cook up 182 total yards and a mere Continue Story…

Auburn’s Tuberville Addresses The Media

By Posted on: September 19th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville held his weekly press conference Tuesday and much of the talk centered around the health of his team. Much has been written this week about the condition of the Tigers following a physical 7-3 win over sixth-ranked LSU Saturday. Brandon Cox did not practice Tuesday but is expected to play on Continue Story…

A Familiar Name Comes To Pat Dye Field Saturday

By Posted on: September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

While Auburn fans know little about its next opponent, they should be more familiar with its coach. WhenBuffalo rolls into Jordan-Hare Stadium this Saturday, there will be a familiar face on the sidelines. The Bulls are lead by former Heisman finalist and Nebraska All-American quarterback Turner Gill.         Gill engineered some of the great Nebraska Continue Story…

The Next 12 Days Are Critical For Second-Ranked Auburn

By Posted on: September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Second-ranked Auburn should finally be coming down off the high of Saturday’s win over LSU. OK, maybe not quite yet. With MAC doormat Buffaloscheduled to arrive at Jordan-Hare Stadium this Saturday, maybe it’s fine to give the boys in orange and blue an extra day. Or not. Auburn ’s schedule over the next 12 days will go a long way Continue Story…

Upon Further Review… Officials Make Correct Call In Auburn-LSU Game

By Posted on: September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

On Monday, LSU football coach Les Miles asked the SEC to review tape of Saturday’s game at Auburn . In question was a controversial pass interference call in the fourth quarter that was minutes later waived off by game officials. The league office responded quickly Monday afternoon. ”Basically, the call of removing the flag would be correct because Continue Story…