Archive for August, 2007

If I Only Had A Brain… Vick Pleads Guilty

By Posted on: August 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Michael Vick agreed to plead guilty this afternoon to federal dog fighting charges. The former Virginia Tech All-American and Atlanta Falcons star accepted the deal in exchange for what he hopes will be less jail time. Most expect the former quarterback to get between a year and 18 months in federal prison. Continue Story…

Monday Morning Tiger Notes

By Posted on: August 19th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com There’s only one weekend left to go without college football. We can officially say… It’s here. On Saturday I headed over to the football field to catch practice. I know it was closed. Well, let’s say it was almost closed. When I got there they were letting people in alright, but you Continue Story…

Jason Campbell Injured In Preseason Game

By Posted on: August 19th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com If you’re like me, you’ve been following the progress of former Tiger quarterback Jason Campbell as he begins his first full season as the starter for the Washington Redskins. It’s not everyday that a former Auburn quarterback gets a start in the NFL. Truthfully, I can’t remember the last time an Auburn Continue Story…

Taking A Look At The 2007 Auburn Tigers

By Posted on: August 16th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter In case you missed it earlier in the week, Phillip Marshall of the Huntsville Times wrote a fine blog entry about his thoughts on the Tigers as they prepare for the season opener with Kansas State. I’ve said it here before; Marshall is a great writer and a great asset for Auburn fans to Continue Story…

Tuberville: Just Catch The Damn Ball

By Posted on: August 15th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter Tommy Tuberville got up on his high horse at Tuesday’s practice and onlookers said it wasn’t pretty. Tuberville called out the play of his wide receivers, which had problems catching the ball. This is not the news you want to hear with about two weeks to go before your opener. “Today wasn’t Continue Story…

It’s Time To Retire Rocker’s Jersey

By Posted on: August 14th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter It’s time for Auburn to do the right thing. After nearly 20 years, it’s time for Auburn to retire Tracy Rocker’s jersey. He’s without question, the best Auburn player to ever line up on that side of the ball. His picture already appears with the other Tiger greats on the Auburn scoreboard. Continue Story…

Bosley’s Back! Center Only Suffers Bruise

By Posted on: August 13th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter What a difference a day makes. This morning, the Auburn nation was reeling when word got out that center Jason Bosley had injured his leg and had been carried off the field during last night’s scrimmage. Today, the sun is shining and it looks like Bosley is going to be fine. Phillip Continue Story…

Closed Scrimmage Takes Toll on Auburn

By Posted on: August 12th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter Saturday’s double-secret closed scrimmage yielded some impressive performances, but was over-shadowed by several devastating injuries that will have a lasting impact on the season. Fifth-year senior Tez Doolittle ended his Auburn career when he tore his Achilles tendon. Doolittle was expected to see playing time this season at defensive tackle and noseguard. Continue Story…