Archive for January, 2008

Gran Interviews For South Alabama Job

By Posted on: January 9th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com News out of Mobile today is that Auburn running backs coach Eddie Gran interviewed for the head coaching job at South Alabama. Truthfully, I had no idea they had a football team. It turns out, they don’t – sort of. The school is planning to field a team beginning with the 2009 Continue Story…

Pressure Continues To Mount On Jay Jacobs

By Posted on: January 8th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Judging from the message boards and internet sites around the state today, it’s apparent the anger toward Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs isn’t toning down. I received a number of emails expressing anger toward Jacobs over the handling of the Will Muschamp departure to Texas. More than 5,000 miles away the same Continue Story…

Things Are Moving Fast On The Plains

By Posted on: January 5th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

 Chizik landed his biggest recruit when Coleman decided to return. In a lot of ways today marks the start of the New Year. Everyone is now back at work and in their familiar routines – for better or worse. As expected, the weekend was extremely busy for Auburn and Gene Chizik. The new coach continues Continue Story…

Muschamp Trades Auburn Orange For Texas Burnt Orange

By Posted on: January 4th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com As most expected, Will Muschamp made it official this afternoon. He will become the new defensive coordinator at Texas. Muschamp flew to Austin on Thursday and interviewed with Longhorns coach Mack Brown. As we speculated last night, once that plane left Auburn for Austin, there was no turning back – except to Continue Story…

Muschamp To Texas?

By Posted on: January 3rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Here we go again. News has leaked out tonight that Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp is in Texas interviewing for the same position with the Longhorns. The Dallas Morning News is reporting this evening that a deal could be reached quickly. According to the paper’s website, Muschamp would call the defensive plays but Continue Story…

Question of the Day: Who’s Going To Start At Quarterback For Auburn Next Season?

By Posted on: January 3rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I was a guest on The Sports Tap radio show Wednesday night and one of the first questions from Brien Straw was whether Auburn had the talent to run Tony Franklin’s spread offense next year – especially at quarterback. What we do know is that it ran pretty good with Brandon Cox and Kodi Continue Story…

Auburn’s Top 10 Plays Of 2007

By Posted on: January 2nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off

Here is a video of the top 10 Auburn plays of 2007 according to AuTiger96 over at YouTube.com. He does an excellent job of editing this sequence. Of all the Auburn videos posted on the site, his are the very best. Enjoy…

Oklahoma State’s Luper Named Auburn Running Backs Coach

By Posted on: January 2nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off

From Auburn Sports Information… AUBURN - Curtis Luper, who has served as Oklahoma State’s running backs coach for the previous four seasons and the assistant head coach for player development the last two seasons for the Cowboys, has been named running backs coach at Auburn, head coach Gene Chizik announced Friday. Under Luper, the OSU running Continue Story…