Archive for August, 2007

Friday Football Primer

By Posted on: August 31st, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I don’t know about you, but this has been the longest week in years. Finally, the first football Friday of the year is here. And on top of that, it’s a three-day weekend and payday all wrapped into one. Auburn was buzzing Thursday night. There’s no question the game day atmosphere has Continue Story…

Lester Suspended For Kansas State

By Posted on: August 31st, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Auburn announced tonight that starting tailback Brad Lester has been suspended for tomorrow’s opener with Kansas State. The team is remaining tight lipped about the situation. We reported Tuesday that Lester’s status appeared to be uncertain. In an ominous move, Tommy Tuberville made the running backs off limits to the media this Continue Story…

Scouting The Kansas State Wildcats

By Posted on: August 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

How much do we know about Kansas State? For most of us, the answer is very little. Playing in the Big 12, most Auburn fans catch KSU on television maybe once a year. Today we are fortunate to have Tye from Bring On The Cats.com give us a scouting report on the Wildcats from Manhattan, Kansas. There Continue Story…

“The Hay Is In The Barn”

By Posted on: August 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I’ve always loved football Thursdays. One of my most vivid childhood memories was listening to Dialing Dye with my dad on Thursday nights. That’s what they used to call the weekly radio show with Pat Dye. Each week Dye would start the program by telling Jim Fyffe that the “hay was in the barn.” Continue Story…

Lester A Question Mark For Saturday

By Posted on: August 29th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Numerous media sources are reporting that starting tailback Brad Lester is questionable for Saturday’s opener with Kansas State. Tommy Tuberville took the unusual step Tuesday of making the running backs off limits to the media. That speaks volumes about the situation. Speculation about Lester centers on academics. Auburn sources are saying that Continue Story…

Auburn vs. Kansas State Game Notes…

By Posted on: August 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Game Day is finally within sight. We are in game week mode here at Track’em Tigers and it feels good. We can now turn our attention to Kansas State. I don’t know about you, but I love big openers. Playing a team from a major conference on national television is as good as it Continue Story…

More Questions Than Answers As Auburn Gets Ready For Season

By Posted on: August 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

Watching Tommy Tuberville speak yesterday with the SEC banner behind him reminded me of Christmas morning as a kid. The long winter of discontent is over. College football is here and all is right with the world. SEC Media Days got underway in Birmingham Wednesday and Tuberville shared the podium with quarterback Brandon Cox and Continue Story…

High Stakes Poker Game Taking Place In Alabama

By Posted on: August 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Few would argue that this year’s off season has been one of the more interesting in recent state history. Most of the media coverage has been aimed at one program and one person in particular, new Alabama coach Nick Saban. It’s hard to turn on the television or pick up a newspaper Continue Story…