Archive for September, 2006

Auburn’s Bliss Named Player of the Week

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

Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville called punter Kody Bliss’ performance the best he’s seen in his 30 years of coaching. And who could disagree? It’s not a stretch to say that Bliss was the difference in the game. In a contest of field position, he was the most important player on the field.         Continue Story…

Auburn Moves Up To Number Two In AP Poll

By Posted on: September 17th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

s expected, Auburn moves up to number two in this week’s Associated Press poll. Following Saturday’s 7-3 win over LSU and combined with Notre Dame’s loss at home against Michigan, the Tigers jumped a spot in the latest poll. Ohio State remains number one after defeating Cincinnati 37-7. LSU falls only four spots to number ten Continue Story…

Good News, Bad News For Auburn; Bennett Gone, Sears Returns

By Posted on: September 17th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Saturday’s win against LSU has come at a price for Auburn. Tight end Cole Bennett is expected to miss at least six weeks after suffering a broken right ankle in Saturday’s game. He will undergo surgery Monday morning. That leaves red-shirt freshmen Tommy Trott and Gabe McKenzie to pick up the slack at tight end. Continue Story…

Auburn’s National Championship May Come Sooner Than Expected

By Posted on: September 14th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Like the wildfires burning out West, former USC tailback Reggie Bush’s troubles continue to spread. Yahoo Sports has uncovered more improper payments to the former Heisman Trophy winner. During an eight month investigation, the site found that the Bush family received more than $100,000 in payments from sports agents. Back in April, it was revealed that the Bush Continue Story…

The Battle of Two (Mr.) Alabama Quarterbacks

By Posted on: September 14th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

The lead up to this week’s top 10 showdown between Auburn and LSU has the familiarity of an Iron Bowl. There’s no question that Saturday’s game is the marquee match-up in the nation. The hype has been enormous. After all, it’s the only match-up of top 10 ten team’s on the schedule. But ultimately it will be Continue Story…

What would you do for Tickets to Saturday’s Auburn-LSU Game?

By Posted on: September 14th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

It was bound to happen. Last year some kids in South Bend, Indiana auctioned off their mom on Ebay along with an extra ticket to the Notre Dame-USC game. Now things have gone from bad to worse.   A local South Bend resident is at it again. This time, Jason Gordon agreed to let some Continue Story…

LSU Fans Explode Over Bayou Trash Article

By Posted on: September 13th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Earlier this week, we talked about how big the LSU game had become and whether it was really Auburn’s biggest rival. That question is still up for debate. What’s not up for debate is the amount of fun I’ve had here this week. In the two seasons I’ve been writing, LSU week has always generated the most Continue Story…

Auburn’s Chances May Again Rest In Courtney Taylor’s Hands

By Posted on: September 13th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

When Auburn people think of LSU, they automatically think of Courtney Taylor and the “Catch.” It’s in the history books of great Tiger plays, right up there with Punt Bama Punt, Bo Over The Top and Reverse To Victory. Taylor’s catch in the end zone in 2004 to beat LSU may be the biggest catch Continue Story…