Archive for March, 2008

Tough To Say Good-Bye

By Posted on: March 30th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com You’ve probably noticed that my postings have diminished in recent weeks. Work and home responsibilities continue to eat into my writing time. Publishing Track’em Tigers is my favorite hobby. Some people like to golf; I love to write about Auburn football. Having a chance to meet and talk Auburn football with you has been Continue Story…

Auburn Quarterback Race Down To Two

By Posted on: March 25th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Auburn’s quarterback race has narrowed to two. In the race to succeed Brandon Cox, offensive coordinator Tony Franklin made on Tuesday what is really his first public comments about the new pecking order at quarterback. “These last few practices, we are giving Chris (Todd) and Kodi (Burns) most of the reps,” said Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: Sullivan to Beasley

By Posted on: March 21st, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com This week’s Nostalgia Friday looks at perhaps the greatest tandem in college football history – Pat Sullivan and Terry Beasley.  From 1969 to 1971, these two rewrote the Auburn history books, leading to Pat Sullivan winning the Heisman Trophy in 1971. Today’s YouTube clip is a tribute to Pat Sullivan with lots of catches Continue Story…

What are your most memorable Auburn games?

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I hope everyone had a great weekend.  Sorry for the sporadic posts the last few days.  Things have been busy at home and work. I know. It’s no excuse. Please accept my apologies. The following questions were posed in the comment section on Friday and a lot of people have weighted in. Continue Story…

Bowden Gets Black Eye Over McElrathbey Scholarship

By Posted on: March 12th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It seems that Clemson coach Tommy Bowden has himself in a public relations nightmare. You may remember the story of Clemson tailback Ray Ray McElrathbey. The reserve back gained notoriety last season after getting custody of his little brother in the wake of his mother’s drug problems and his father’s gambling issues. Continue Story…

NCAA Looking Into Alabama Recruiting Practices?

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It seems the NCAA is paying a visit to two of Alabama’s top recruits. In aBirmingham News article yesterday, high school coaches for Alabama commitments Tyler Love and Julio Jones acknowledged receiving phone calls from the NCAA. On the record, the visit has something to do with the association’s Top Prospect Program. Each year Continue Story…

Arrest Made In Connection With Murder Of Lauren Burk

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

It looks like there’s been a break in the murder case of Auburn student Lauren Burk.  An arrest was made yesterday.  Here’s the story from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution… By KAREN ROSEN, TIM EBERLYThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Friday evening, WSB-TV reported that there had been an arrest in connection with Burk’s death following a high-speed chase. While officials Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1955 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech

By Posted on: March 7th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com We are reaching way back in the vault today to find this classic. It’s from the 1955 Auburn-Georgia Tech game played in Atlanta. Tech came into the contest ranked fifth nationally and would go on to make a Sugar Bowl appearance. Auburn was a big underdog and entered the contest ranked 17th. Continue Story…