Archive for October, 2008

Tuberville… The Day After

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

Auburn, Tuberville go on without Franklin                                                                                                   Continue Story…

Wednesday’s Actions Cause Irreparable Damage to Auburn Program

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

   The grand experiment is over. Franklin was fired by Auburn yesterday. Tommy Tuberville didn’t wake up Wednesday morning and decide to fire offensive coordinator Tony Franklin. No way. Tuberville is much too shrewd to make such a knee-jerk decision in the middle of the week. Less than 24 hours ago, he said it would be Continue Story…

Coverage of Franklin Firing Hits The Internet

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

As you can imagine, today’s firing of offensive coordinator Tony Franklin has spread like a wild fire across the college football nation. Below is coverage from some of the major news outlets across the South… Opelika-Auburn News (the story that broke it) The Gold Mine Inside The Auburn Tigers The Auburn Beat The Auburn Plainsman Continue Story…

Franklin Leaves Auburn… Footage by al.com

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Tony Franklin leaves Auburn

Open It Up

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

  By War Damn ZachWell Auburn Fans, it is officially time to see what we have when it comes to our position players.  The season is not a failure… it is a speed bump to say the least but not a failure.  The offense looks like a team that is confused, and has no confidence.  Continue Story…

Tony Franklin Fired

By Posted on: October 8th, 2008 in Football Comments Off
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Breaking news out of the Plains, where it is being reported that Tony Franklin has been fired as Auburn’s offensive coordinator. Aside from a dozen emails in my inbox and reports of it being announced on Finebaum’s show, the first thing I found was from  the Opelika-Auburn News. I’m sure the details will surface here Continue Story…

Obstacles May Be Too Big To Overcome This Season

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

   Who’s Bad? The only thing more disturbing than Saturday night’s loss to Vanderbilt is the words coming out of the players mouths since arriving home. Maybe I’m stating the obvious, but it’s clear the Auburn coaches have lost the trust of its offensive players. When you hear how open and honest they are to the Continue Story…

Auburn’s Program is at a Crossroads

By Posted on: October 6th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

 Tuberville says he’ll continue to stand behind Tony Franklin. Putting Saturday’s loss to Vanderbilt in context is hard to do. Some have suggested it’s the most embarrassing in school history. That’s probably a stretch. They were ranked. You could argue it was the worst coaching job by an Auburn staff since offensive coordinator Jack Crowe Continue Story…