Archive for April, 2009

Joy to the World! Football is Back!

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

 Gene Chizik closes the doors on his first Spring.   Football is back! Tomorrow kicks off Gene Chizik’s first spring practice on the Plains. For those of you planning to skip work or leave a little early to catch a glimpse of the action, well forget about it! Following a trend that started last football Continue Story…

Gone Fishing – Xbox 360 Style

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

Normally I don’t post reviews of video games, but this new fishing game by Bass Pro Shop coming out this fall looks to be one of the coolest of all times – if you like to fish.   Video Games - Video Game Reviews - Xbox 360                             Continue Story…

Auburn Trounces Scout Team!

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for the Auburn A-Day review. If I had to rely solely on the view from the stands, I could probably have written a game review in a couple of sentences. “On a hazy, 70 degree spring day, Gene Chizik charged 45,000 fans $5 each to watch the starters beat Continue Story…

Nell Fortner Named Finalist For Naismith Award

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

ATLANTA - Auburn head women’s basketball coach Nell Fortner has been named as a finalist for the 2009 Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year Award, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced earlier this week. She is one of four finalists for the award, along with Connecticut’s Geno Auriemma, Oklahoma’s Sherri Coale and South Dakota State’s Aaron Continue Story…

Saban Hedging Himself By Blaming Fans?

By Posted on: April 21st, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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My minions brought me this little piece that mostly went unnoticed over the weekend, with the exception of Ian Rapoport of the Birmingham News, who caught a little diddy blurbed by Saban after the crimson A-Day game this weekend. Talking about how fan support waned after the regular season last year: “There’s very little interest from Continue Story…

A-Day Game Experience Can Now Be Checked Off My Bucket List

By Posted on: April 20th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

There’s few things in my 24-season career as an Auburn fan that I haven’t seen. I’ve witnessed bowl games, road games, SEC championship games, Iron Bowls in the hell hole of Legion Field, and the inside of most opposing SEC stadiums that matter, but I had never taken in a Spring game. Not even during my Continue Story…

Auburn A-Day Highlights

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

Malzahn’s Big Play Offense Rules The Day

By Posted on: April 18th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Neil Caudle knows the big plays and points Auburn’s offense put up in Saturday’s spring game came with a caveat. Caudle and fellow quarterback Kodi Burns were facing a defense that was a mix-and-match group with a number of key players out or limited with injuries. The Tigers offense produced 70-yard runs Continue Story…