Archive for June, 2009

Time For A Little Rest and Relaxation…

By Posted on: June 29th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

  This week marks our annual vacation here at Track’em Tigers. With most of the country taking the week off, we figured why not us too?  Fourth of July week is typically one of the slowest times of the year for Auburn Athletics. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that this year will be no different. Continue Story…

Auburn to Wrestle the Hogs on New Carpet

By Posted on: June 25th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time for another Auburn opponent preview. This week, the Arkansas Razorbacks are featured. On October 10th, Auburn travels to Fayetteville, to face the Hogs on the new artificial turf in Reynolds Razorback Stadium. It will be the second road game in as many weeks, as Auburn moves through a grueling October. Continue Story…

1st and Five: Best Auburn Coaching Performances in the First Three Seasons

By Posted on: June 22nd, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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With so many people wondering how Gene Chizik is going to perform in his inaugural season, it helps to look back and see how well many of his predecessors have done. We at Auburn have been blessed with relative coaching stability. We had our coaching icon, Shug, who stayed for a quarter century, and we’ve Continue Story…

Who Says College Football Is In A Recession?

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

 What recession? If you own a home or have a 401K you’ve undoubtedly felt the current recession. If you are in sales you face it every day.  People and businesses are scared and keeping their wallets closed. Today, the Alabama unemployment rate is nearing 10 percent according to government records. Many believe the actual total Continue Story…

Bowden Still A Lightening Rod In Alabama

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

 Has it really been 16 seasons since Terry Bowden first came to Auburn?   In the months since Tommy Tuberville’s resignation, there have been a lot of stories written about his place in Auburn history. Where does he rank? How will he be remembered? Like the presidency – and I’m in no way comparing the Continue Story…

Father’s Day Edition: Around the Auburn Nation and College Football

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

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. If you are fortunate enough to still have your father around be sure to call him today and tell him you love him. You’ll thank me later. The Birmingham News has a couple of good stories on former Auburn Coach Terry Bowden. As most of you know, Bowden Continue Story…

Around the Auburn Nation and College Football…

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

Good Saturday morning to you. Let’s hope the heat here in East Alabama breaks somewhat between now and September 5th. Temperatures in Auburn are expected to reach 100 degrees today. If we’re lucky, maybe it’ll get down to a cool 90 degrees by kickoff with Louisiana Tech. There’s a lot good stories floating around the Continue Story…

Tennessee-NC State in 2012 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

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

ATLANTA (June 18, 2009) – The University of Tennessee Volunteers will face the N.C. State University Wolfpack in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game to open the 2012 season in the Georgia Dome Chick-fil-A Bowl and ESPN officials announced today. Tennessee and N.C. State are a mere 296 miles apart, but the two programs have met only twice and have Continue Story…