Archive for October, 2006

Auburn Third In First Harris Interactive Poll

By Posted on: October 23rd, 2006 in Football Comments Off

The first Harris Interactive Poll was released Sunday and to almost no ones surprise, Auburn comes in at third nationally behind Ohio State and Southern Cal. The Trojans lead the Tigers by 22 votes in the weekly poll. TheHarris Interactive Poll is one of the components in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) rankings that determine who plays for the Continue Story…

Saturday Brings Another Installment of All Auburn, All Orange

By Posted on: October 12th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Undoubtedly by now you’ve seen the emails and announcements proclaiming Saturday night’s game with Florida an “All Auburn, All Orange” game. Is that really necessary? Maybe I’m missing something but I’ve been to virtually every home game since Tommy Tuberville made his plea for fans to wear orange and I’d have to say that 99.9% of the Continue Story…

What Does Auburn’s Blackmon Bring to the Linebacking Corp?

By Posted on: October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

The story of the week on the Auburn defensive side of the ball has been the return of linebacker Tray Blackmon. The Parade All-American and top prep linebacker in the country was suspended over the summer because of an alcohol related incident. The suspension was viewed by many as over the top and too much time Continue Story…

Auburn Alums Have Solid Week In The NFL

By Posted on: October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Former Auburn running back Carnell Williams had his best day of the season this week, rushing for 111 yards on 20 carries in Tampa Bay’s 24-21 loss to New Orleans. Williams has struggled this year along with his team. Sunday’s performance was his first 100 yard game of the season. His counterpart at Auburn also Continue Story…

Emerging Florida Offense Will Be Auburn’s Toughest Test Yet

By Posted on: October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

After the win over LSU many thought that Auburn’s next big defensive test would be against Florida. Then came last week and the upstart Arkansas ground attack. The bad news is Florida hasn’t gone anywhere. Florida still remains the best offense the Tigers will face this season.Going into the season many believed that Urban Meyer’s Continue Story…

Auburn Fans: Show Your Class On Saturday Morning

By Posted on: October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Anytime a live national television broadcast comes to a college campus there’s the opportunity for stupidity to raise its ugly head. This weekend is no exception. When ESPN’s GameDay College Football Showcomes live from the Plains of Auburn Saturday morning, there will be a temptation, probably by some students, to make fools of themselves and thus Continue Story…

Auburn’s Tuberville Talks About the Arkansas Loss and This Saturday’s Showdown With Florida

By Posted on: October 10th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville held his weekly press conference on Tuesday and said the Tigers are still picking up the pieces from Saturday’s 27-10 pounding by Arkansas. He said there was a little hangover on the practice field Sunday but that things have progressed as the week’s gone on. Tuberville says there are no excuses for Continue Story…

Coaching and Injuries Have Spelled Doom For Auburn Offense

By Posted on: October 10th, 2006 in Football Comments Off

While there is plenty of blame to go around for Auburn’s inept offensive performance this year, you can’t discount the fact that injuries and graduation have played a big part in the Tiger’s downward spiral. That’s only half the story, but still a big part of it.As we talked last week, the loss of starting Continue Story…