Archive for April, 2008

Groves Looking Forward To Big Draft Day

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com   Most of us were taken by surprise last week, when it was revealed that former Auburn defensive star Quentin Groves had off-season heart surgery. The March procedure was done to correct a condition called Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. In a nutshell, it’s a condition that causes rapid heart rates in people. Groves’s doctors Continue Story…

Talking Auburn Football and Baseball

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com   With the cool weather rolling back in this weekend, it felt a lot like a fall football Saturday. If you turned on the television you might have thought it was October.ESPN carried Florida’s Spring Game live with Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit calling the action. Nice exposure if you can Continue Story…

Taking A Look At Auburn’s First Opponent: Louisiana-Monroe

By Posted on: April 11th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Acid Reignparaswarm@aol.com This is the first installment, in a series of previews of Auburn opponents in 2008. Today we look at Louisiana-Monroe… The fun begins at last, on August 30th, against Louisiana Monroe, at Jordan Hare Stadium. As any Alabama fan could tell us, this is a team that definitely should not be overlooked. Continue Story…

Former Tiger Takes Fresh Look At 1950′s Phenix City

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com   I always love reading about former Auburn players and what they are doing with their lives. Graduating in mass communication, I’ve closely followed the career of former Tiger defensive end Ace Atkins. Atkins is best known for playing on the 1993 undefeated team and being featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated standing Continue Story…

Auburn Baseball Is Looking Up

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

Editor’s Note: Today we welcome another new writer to Track’em Tigers. Jay Gibson, better known to many of you as Big Country, joins the staff and takes a look at this year’s Auburn baseball squad. After a slow start, things are turning around for Tom Slater’s group. By Jay Gibsonjlg0007@auburn.edu   Despite popular belief, Auburn Continue Story…

Tigers in the Majors

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

Editors Note: Today we welcome J.D. Hogan to the line-up at Track’em Tigers. J.D. attends Auburn and will bring us the student angle from the Plains. In his first article, he looks at former Auburn baseball players in the big leagues. By J.D. Hoganjdhogan1605@yahoo.com Opening Day in Major League Baseball was this past week, which Continue Story…

A Hazy Glimpse of the Future: A-Day 2008

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

By Acid Reignparaswarm@aol.com Editors Note: We’d like to welcome Acid Reign and War Eagle Atlanta to our stable of new writers. War Eagle Atlanta’s first piece appeared on Thursday and today Acid Reign looks at A-Day and ahead to next season… It’s been a LONG three+ months since the coups that caused changes in coordinators. Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1985 Auburn vs. Georgia

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Today’s look back focuses on the 1985 Auburn-Georgia game and the play of All-American Bo Jackson. Like Pat Sullivan 14 years earlier, Jackson used the Dawgs to solidify his hold on the Heisman Trophy. Jackson wrapped up the award on an 84 yard touchdown run that became one of his most famous Continue Story…