Archive for January, 2008

Lebo’s Tigers Are Fun To Watch

By Posted on: January 19th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Auburn basketball is not something that gets a lot of play at Track’em Tigers. Let’s face it; most of us are interested in football season, recruiting, spring practice and more Auburn football. It’s always been like that and likely always will. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about basketball occasionally. Auburn’s Continue Story…

Another Big Recruiting Weekend For Auburn

By Posted on: January 18th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay When Auburn welcomes this weekend’s round of recruits it will have its eyes on two big defensive players. Gadsden linebacker Jerrell Harris (6-2, 220) and Birmingham defensive-end Cameron Henderson (6-5, 240) will have the full attention of new Auburn defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads. If there is one position still lacking from this Continue Story…

Rhoads Accepts Defensive Coordinator Job

By Posted on: January 17th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay This time the rumors turned out to be true. Paul Rhoads accepted the job of Auburn defensive coordinator earlier today.  He’ll be formally introduced on Friday – just in time for a big recruiting weekend. It’s a lucrative move for the 40 year-old Rhoads. He’s currently making $180,000 a year as coordinator Continue Story…

Wednesday’s Auburn Notebook

By Posted on: January 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay The defensive coordinator watch continues at Auburn with no end in sight. Many in the press have speculated that Tommy Tuberville will have a coordinator in place by the end of the day. If outward appearances count for anything, then it’s not likely. Tuberville spent Tuesday in the Memphis area recruiting. With Continue Story…

Is Paul Rhoads the Next Auburn Defensive Coordinator?

By Posted on: January 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay WJOX in Birmingham is reporting that Pittsburgh Panthers assistant coach Paul Rhoads will be named Auburn’s new defensive coordinator. Meanwhile, Tommy Tuberville remains mum on the subject other than to say the hiring should happen sometime this week. Rhoads makes a lot of sense.  It was rumored that Rhoads accepted the job Continue Story…

Has It Been Two Weeks Already?

By Posted on: January 15th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

Chick-Fil-A Bowl Sets Record

By Posted on: January 14th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay I don’t know about you, but I was a bit underwhelmed by this year’s bowl games. I’ve been that way since this BCS madness started eight years ago. I won’t confess to watching every bowl game, but I did watch my share. The Chick-Fil-A Bowl matching Auburn and Clemson was without question Continue Story…

Friday News and Notes

By Posted on: January 10th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay With the final game of the college football season in the books, it’s starting to really feel like the off season. The college football shows on television and radio are wrapping up for the year and now things are starting to shift toward recruiting. Our plans going forward here at Track’em are to Continue Story…