Archive for December, 2008

ESPN’s Herbstreit Says Chizik Is A Good Hire

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

Jacobs and Gogue Sit Alone On An Island Today

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

 Short Timers? The fallout from the hiring of Iowa State coach Gene Chizik continues today. Criticism is coming from all corners of the country and prominent Auburn people are already starting to distance themselves from embattled President Jay Gogue and Athletic Director Jay Jacobs. The backlash is so bad on this Sunday that many still Continue Story…

Auburn Fans React To The Hiring Of Gene Chizik

By Posted on: December 13th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

NEWS BULLETIN! Gene Chizik To Be Named Auburn’s Next Coach

By Posted on: December 13th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

 Just when you thought you’d seen it all… Various media sources around the state are now reporting that Iowa State Coach Gene Chizik will be Auburn’s next head football coach. The former Auburn defensive coordinator has spent the past two seasons as coach at Iowa State where he’s compiled a record of 5-19, including 10 Continue Story…

Auburn Fans Lash Out At Jay Jacobs

By Posted on: December 13th, 2008 in Football Comments Off

ESPN Reports That TCU’s Patterson No Longer Interested

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

ESPN’s Chris Low is reporting that TCU Coach Gary Patterson is no longer interested in the Auburn job after interviewing on Thursday. What does this mean? It’s possible that Auburn may have their man and are giving Patterson a chance to exit with grace.  Then again, we could have five more weeks of winter… Auburn’s Continue Story…

Muschamp Is Now On The Clock… Or Is He?

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

Isn’t it funny how the traditional media always bangs on blogs for not being accurate in their reporting? In the last 12 hours, two state television stations and ESPN have reported that both Steve Spurrier and Will Muschamp will be named Auburn’s next head coach. At this point, both coaches are saying forget about it. Continue Story…

The Cigar Game

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

War Eagle, everybody! This column will be the first in a regular series of features, looking back on great Auburn football games coached by Tommy Tuberville. Today, we’ll look at Tommy’s first signature win, in Baton Rouge.        On a warm dry afternoon on September 18, 1999, Auburn traveled to Tiger Stadium to face Continue Story…