Archive for September, 2007

Lester’s Status To Be Decided In Next 48 Hours

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

Tommy Tuberville said this afternoon that the status of running back Brad Lester will be determined by game time on Saturday. Lester has been serving a suspension this season for an academic related problem. It’s widely believed to involve a term paper that was written (or not) last December. I’ll keep you updated as I Continue Story…

Auburn Man Getting It Done In Troy

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I don’t know about you, but I love following the Troy Trojans. It’s hard not to think of them as Auburn-South. With former Tiger Larry Blakeney serving as head coach, Shayne Wasden coaching receivers and former Tiger assistant Steve Dennis leading the athletic department, the entire program is being run by Auburn Continue Story…

Finebaum Playing A New Song

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Media Genius? I’ve always viewed Alabama sports personality Paul Finebaum with a sense of amusement. From a business standpoint, he’s without question a genius. Now stay with me on this. Don’t leave yet. For the better part of 25 years he’s played sports fans in this state like a fiddle. When you Continue Story…

Honey Watching Wednesday

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

In honor of USC’s throttling of Nebraska this past Saturday, I give you, yet again, the Trojan Song Girls – In Hawaii, in bikinis. Applause please!  

Listen to the al.com Weekly Auburn Podcast

By Posted on: September 18th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

Today I sat down with Kenny Smith of al.com to talk Auburn football. Kenny has been kind enough to ask me to appear weekly on his podcast over at the state’s number one web site for news and sports. We talked about a lot of subjects including the quarterback controversy, the play of the offensive line and Continue Story…

An Auburn History Lesson: Platooning Quarterbacks

By Posted on: September 18th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

I’ve received several emails today about my reference to the platooning Auburn did at quarterback in 1985. One of my very favorite readers and writers, Acid Reign gives some good background on the situation back in the mid-1980’s. He posted it tonight and I thought I would share it with everyone. It’s a good history Continue Story…

Happy Birthday Tommy!

By Posted on: September 18th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

Happy Birthday to Tommy Tuberville, who turned 53 on Tuesday. I’m certain he’s had better ones, but when you make $2.5 million a year and have your health, is there such thing as a really bad one?

Players Weigh In On Cox Treatment

By Posted on: September 18th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Many of you weighed in on the Brandon Cox story yesterday. In fact, we drew more than 1,000 visitors on Monday. Many responded through comments and emails about how Cox was treated by fans following his second interception against Miss State. The consensus among the vast majority of respondents was that booing Continue Story…