Archive for January, 2009

Second Chances

By Posted on: January 28th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody! Time now for another in the series of Tommy Tuberville’s greatest games! Today’s game features the theme of  “second chances.” When we last visited Tommy Tuberville’s career, he was completing a dramatic turn-around with a big win in Tuscaloosa. With high expectations for the following season, Auburn instead lost five games in Continue Story…

The Most Prestigious Programs in CFB

By Posted on: January 26th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

In the top 20?   ESPN has come out with a ranking of the most prestigious FBS programs in the modern era and I, for one, am glad that someone else has attempted to rank the teams in some order. Most of my valuations have been based on CFBDW’s ranking index, which I in turn tweaked a bit. But just as national championships Continue Story…

Ding Dong, the Wicked Witch Is Dead!

By Posted on: January 21st, 2009 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody! On a foggy January afternoon on the Plains, the Auburn Tigers have THRASHED the University of Tennessee  Volunteers, 82-68! Led by senior Dewanna Bonner’s 35 point explosion, the Tigers bombed the Vols, building a lead as large as 24 points, before a late Vol comeback. The Tiger faithful were out in full Continue Story…

The First Finger

By Posted on: January 21st, 2009 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody! Ready for something, ANYTHING, besides Inauguration and recruiting news? Today, we’ll review another one of Tommy Tuberville’s greatest games. You can’t really put “great,” and “Auburn coach” together in a sentence, unless that coach has a quality Iron Bowl win. On Saturday, November 23, Tommy Tuberville got that win, in Bryant Denny Continue Story…

Lots Of Weekend News On The Plains

By Posted on: January 19th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Lebo does his best Rodney Dangerfield impression. Good Monday morning to you. I hope most of you are reading this from home today and enjoying an extra day off. There was a lot going on in Auburn over the weekend, including the Tigers big 85-71 win over Alabama. After a tough loss to Florida on Continue Story…

Your Tuesday College Football Reader

By Posted on: January 19th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Tumbleweeds in Auburn? Call the Ag Dean…   Tumble weeds are a’ blowing through college football this week, now that nearly two weeks has elapsed since the final game and all the accolades have been given out. I’m thinking that maybe next year the GMAC bowl may try to move their game to this week Continue Story…

Willis Faces Long Exile From Auburn

By Posted on: January 17th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

 Hit the road James and don’t come round here no more…   When Nick Saban left Michigan State in 1999 he took one assistant coach with him to LSU. In the last year, three assistants have left Saban and the Alabama program to take lateral moves to other schools. Saban is a fine football coach. Continue Story…

Tuberville Turns it Around

By Posted on: January 15th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Today, amid recruiting frenzy and BCS nay-saying, we take a look back, at another one of Tommy Tuberville’s greatest games. On October 26th, 2002, Tommy Tuberville’s back was against the wall, and top ten-ranked defending SEC champ LSU was coming to the Plains.        Auburn’s season was on the brink, coming Continue Story…