Archive for May, 2008

Tuscaloosa News Columnist Talks Auburn Recruiting

By Posted on: May 31st, 2008 in Football Comments Off

We have another historical first here at Track’em Tigers. Quite honestly, I never thought I would see this day. I’m actually going to run a column written by Tuscaloosa News columnist Cecil Hurt. Please don’t take me off your bookmark list yet.   In Friday’s column, Hurt gives a thorough explanation behind the recruiting philosophy of Tommy Tuberville. Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1989 Alabama at Auburn

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

By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com December 2, 1989. Auburn has played many big games over the course of its 100+ years in existence, but none have been more important than the contest that took place on that cool December day. Alabama said it would never happen. Pat Dye was determined that it would. It did. The stakes Continue Story…

You Can Put Lipstick On It, But It’s Still The BCS

By Posted on: May 28th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

The 2004 Auburn Tigers: The Best of the BCS Era? By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.comFor the past week or so, media outlets around the country have marked the 10th anniversary of the BCS by writing glowingly about the virtues of the flawed system. The same writers who have pleaded for a playoff system have suddenly turned nostalgic. Continue Story…

Tuberville Takes Questions At The White House

By Posted on: May 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

By Jay Coulter Here’s some video of Tommy Tuberville’s trip to the White House on Monday along with footage taken while visiting the troops in the Middle East last week. There’s something very cool about seeing Auburn’s football coach taking press questions with the White House in the background. I just can’t see Slick Nick Continue Story…

Birmingham News Story Paints Bleak Picture of Auburn Baseball

By Posted on: May 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

This story ran yesterday in the Birmingham News. While it’s painful to read, unfortunately it’s accurate. SEC baseball has become big business and Auburn is in danger of being left behind. The current search for a new coach is one of the most critical in Auburn’s history… Dear Auburn Baseball, Greetings from Hoover, where you missed Continue Story…

Tuberville Meets With Bush At White House

By Posted on: May 26th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

    By Jay Coulter Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville arrived in Washington D.C. today after spending the last week visiting troops in the Middle East. After flying for 16 hours, Tuberville landed at Andrews Air Force Base and was invited to a meeting at the White House in the Oval Office with President Bush. Along with Continue Story…

Tony Franklin Sees Opportunity This Season

By Posted on: May 26th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

  By Jay Coulter Auburn offensive coordinator Tony Franklin doesn’t like excuses. Speaking to the Columbus(Ga.)/Phenix City (Al.) Auburn Club this past week, Franklin said the Tigers have the talent on offense to win now. “If I wait to get players that fit my offense perfectly, I won’t be here long,” said Franklin. Tommy (Tuberville) expects to Continue Story…

Tuberville Spends Memorial Day Weekend in the Middle East

By Posted on: May 24th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville continues to make his way through the Middle East visiting with U.S. troops. The 10 day trip is sponsored by Under Armour and includes Georgia coach Mark Richt, Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis, Miami head man Randy Shannon and Yale coach Jack Siedlecki. We’re having a great trip,” Tuberville said. “We’re Continue Story…