Archive for August, 2007

1971 Auburn vs. Tennessee Game

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

One of our readers sent this video link to me a few minutes ago. It’s a good one. It’s the final minutes of the 1971 Auburn vs. Tennessee game in Knoxville. Auburn trails 9-3 late in the game when the defense forces a fumble and Pat Sullivan drives the Tigers down the field for the Continue Story…

In Search Of Brandon Cox… Fan Day 2007

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

By Jay Coulter As a general rule, Fan Day is not my thing. The idea of standing in line for more than two hours to get autographs is akin to spending a day in line at Six Flags, which is something else I hate. Despite this, I’ve known since April that I would be spending Continue Story…

The Story Of Kings and Barons

By Posted on: August 11th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter There’s been a story floating around the internet this week that has been grabbing a lot of attention and controversy. Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandeltackles the issue of hierarchy in college football. He makes an attempt at placing all 66 BCS schools into four tiers based on history, tradition, won/loss and something he calls aura Continue Story…

Kenny Irons Lost For The Season

By Posted on: August 10th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter Kenny Irons’ run of bad luck and tough injuries got worse Thursday night.  Irons, the Cincinnati Bengal’s second round draft choice tore his ACL during a preseason game in Detroit. Bengals.com posted this on their web site this afternoon… The Bengals’ worst fears were realized Friday when an MRI revealed that rookie running back Continue Story…

Auburn Tigers News and Notes…

By Posted on: August 9th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter It didn’t take long. Auburn right guard Lee Ziemba has been practicing with the Tigers for little more than a week and he’s already ascended to the top of the depth chart. Phillip Marshall of the Huntsville Times reports today that Ziemba has been given a shot with the first team. According to the Continue Story…

Jason Campbell Pushing Cars In D.C.

By Posted on: August 8th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

Former Auburn quarterback Jason Campbell has already cashed in on his stardom as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins. He’s gone Hollywood.  Well, more like local cable. Anyway, these two videos are hilarious. The first shows Campbell pushing cars for a local Washington dealership and the second is a feature where his teammates talk about Continue Story…

Auburn-Georgia Rivalry Heating Up in August

By Posted on: August 7th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay CoulterLast week, Andrew Cuomo, the liberal attorney general from New York,accused Auburn along with 38 other schools, of pushing students to a particular student loan company in exchange for some undisclosed kickbacks. He promised a full investigation. The general response from most Auburn fans was simply, “bite me.” The story hardly received a yawn Continue Story…

Auburn Linebackers Take A Big Hit

By Posted on: August 6th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter Auburn’s already inexperienced linebacking group took another hit over the weekend when junior Steve Gandy suffered a concussion while hitting fullback Danny Perry at practice Saturday. This marks the fourth concussion the Mississippi native has suffered while at Auburn. Word out of Auburn on Monday is that Gandy might have to give Continue Story…