Archive for December, 2007

Auburn Faces Tough Challenge In Chick-Fil-A Bowl

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com When the Tigers from the SEC and ACC square off tonight, there will be plenty of storylines. For a non-New Year’s Day bowl, there has been plenty to read and talk about this week. Not since 2004 have I seen Auburn fans this excited about a post-season game. And they have good Continue Story…

Previewing The Chick-Fil-A Bowl With NBC Sports

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Earlier this week I talked with Matt Casey at NBC Sports in New York and previewed tonight’s Chick-Fil-A Bowl matchup with Clemson. I was joined by Mickey Plyer of Tigernet.com. Mickey covers Clemson football for the site. He shares some good information on those other Tigers. Thanks to Matt for inviting me to participate. Click Continue Story…

Cover Your Eyes: Nick Saban Shakes His Money Maker

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

It appears that Nick Saban took a little time off from bowl practice this week to get down in Shreveport, Louisiana. Say what you will: This coach can dance – like a white boy!

Friday Football Primer: Chick-Fil-A Bowl Edition

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It’s hard to believe that today marks our final Friday Football Primer of the 2007 season. College football season goes by too fast. Auburn practiced for a little more than two hours yesterday at the practice fields on the campus of Georgia Tech. The talk continues to center around the implementation of Continue Story…

Change In Plans: Auburn To Open Up Offense Against Clemson

By Posted on: December 27th, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com On Wednesday we learned a lot more about Auburn’s game plan for the Chick-Fil-A Bowl. After bringing Tony Franklin in from Troy to run the offense, Tommy Tuberville initially said Auburn would still run the West Coast offense for its game with Clemson. Now the story is starting to change. At yesterday’s Continue Story…

Auburn Arrives In Atlanta For The Chick-Fil-A Bowl

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Christmas came and went in a hurry this year. It seems like only last week that Auburn was finishing off Alabama in the Iron Bowl and now we are starring down the barrel of the final game of the year. The college football season goes by too fast. We’ll try to make Continue Story…

Tony Franklin Talks Auburn Football

By Posted on: December 22nd, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com New Auburn offensive coordinator Tony Franklin was a guest on The Sports Tapthis past Thursday. Chadd Scott, the producer of the show, sent me the clip of the interview to share with you.  It gives some good insight into Franklin and his philosophies. The Sports Tap is hosted by Stark Harbour and Brien Straw Continue Story…

Cox Still Has Some Gas Left In The Tank

By Posted on: December 21st, 2007 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com If you are reading this today, I hope you are doing it from home. I’m sure that upwards of 70 percent of our readers are taking the day off with Christmas just a few days away. If you haven’t done your shopping let me be the first to tell you – you’re Continue Story…