Archive for February, 2009

Auburn Sweeps Miss State For The First Time Since 2001

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

From Auburn Media Relations… STARKVILLE, Miss.—Auburn’s bench outscored Mississippi State’s 36-0 en route to a 76-58 Tiger win to tie their largest margin of victory in Starkville Saturday. The Tigers swept the Bulldogs for the first time since 2001 and ended an eight game Humphrey Coliseum losing streak. The win propelled Auburn (19-10, 8-6) into sole Continue Story…

All Dressed Up …

By Posted on: February 26th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Time now for another in the series of Tommy Tuberville’s greatest games! At the conclusion of the 2004 season, Auburn had gone undefeated, rung up a 12-0 record and were SEC Champions. Despite dispatching four top 15 teams during the season (a feat unmatched by any other BCS bowl team from 2004!), Continue Story…

Should Auburn Have Been in the East, Vols in the West?

By Posted on: February 23rd, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Annual Series: R.I.P. 1991     I’ve alluded to this subject many times over the years, most recently last week with the thread on the prevalent rivals in the SEC. There’s never been any doubt in my mind that Auburn should have been placed in the eastern division of the SEC when the conference expansion came in Continue Story…

Joke of the Week

By Posted on: February 23rd, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Some Tennessee, Georgia, Auburn and Alabama fans decided that black-and-white school colors were a bit too dull. So they called upon God to give them colors that would truly represent them.First, the Tennessee fans stepped before God and asked for their school’s colors.God said “When I see Tennessee, I see a great big orange sun Continue Story…

Building Auburn’s Mount Rushmore and Ring of Honor

By Posted on: February 22nd, 2009 in Football Comments Off

 Who would you put on Auburn’s Mt. Rushmore?   Unless you’ve been living under a rock or don’t have cable television, you’ve undoubtedly seen ESPN’s recent feature called, “Mt. Rushmore of Sports.“  Sports columnist turned television commentator Rick Reilly has been going state-by-state picking his honorees which ultimately will lead to the finale that unveils the National Mt. Continue Story…

SEC Champions!

By Posted on: February 22nd, 2009 in Football Comments Off

 Nell Fortner gets her first SEC Championship. From Auburn Sports Information… AUBURN - The third-ranked Auburn women’s basketball team (26-2, 11-2 SEC) clinched at least a share of the Southeastern Conference regular-season championship Sunday with a 65-59 victory over Georgia (15-12, 5-7 SEC). The win marks the first time since the 1989 season for Auburn to Continue Story…

Scoreboard at Bryant-Denny Toast

By Posted on: February 21st, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Tuscaloosa police’s only clue a suspect named Al Bama, who additionally defaced the scoreboard with his own tag… Fire Department AND Bama fans really surprised that this didn’t happen during last year’s Iron Bowl, on or around the 36th point… No known arsonists on the Tide roster, says Saban… Firefighters heard some singing inside stadium: We just burned the Continue Story…

Auburn Stops Dawgs!

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

Auburn trains the Bulldogs! Tommy Tuberville’s Greatest Games! War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another look at one of Tommy Tuberville’s greatest games. When we last looked at the Tigers, they were steam-rolling through the 2004 season, and clinching an SEC Western Division title. After doing so on Halloween weekend in Oxford, the Auburn Continue Story…