Archive for July, 2009

Give Me One More Last Chance Before I Say We’re Not Through

By Posted on: July 14th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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   Some more brouhaha out of Gainesville,  Pat Dooley of the Gainesville Sun haswritten a column about the ongoing rumors of Urban Meyer’s impending departure from the Gators, amidst all the speculation that he’d be starting his dream job up in South Bend next fall. With apologies to Vince Gill, let’s give the Urban Legend one more Continue Story…

Who is Derek Dooley?

By Posted on: July 13th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

 And we thought we were finished with Dooley and the Bulldogs.   There’s something about returning from summer vacation that gets you focused on college football season. After a week in the Redneck Riviera and ample time on the beach to absorb all the preseason publications, I feel about prepared as I’m going to be Continue Story…

Will New Television Contract Mean More Empty Seats Around the SEC?

By Posted on: July 10th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Go to the game or stay home and watch it on television? That question gets a lot harder to answer this season with the new SEC television contract between CBS and ESPN. While conference schools are getting a boat load of new cash from the networks, the new deal may mean more empty seats on campus. In case Continue Story…

Cat Fight in Jordan Hare!

By Posted on: July 9th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Time now for another preview of an upcoming Auburn football opponent. This week, we take a look at the Kentucky Wildcats, who will visit Auburn on October 17th. This is a must win game for the Tigers. Auburn will likely be 4-2 heading into this contest, and a loss could prove to Continue Story…

Tennessee Lands Soft-Commit from 8th Grader

By Posted on: July 6th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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In the news of the surreal last week, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the 13 year old brother of Tennessee safety/hitman Eric Berry has ‘committed’ to Tennessee, telling Rivals.com that he intends to become a Vol one day. For obvious reasons, a school can’t offer a schollie to a player until he’s a junior in high school, but Continue Story…

Place Your Bets: Teams Most Likely To Commit Major Infractions

By Posted on: July 6th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Ray Melick of the Birmingham News commented recently on an online sports betting site that is now giving odds on who’s the most likely program to get hit next with major NCAA rules violations. Relax, Alabama. You’re not at the top of the list, but you did make it. And chill, Auburn. Despite being #3 all-time in major Continue Story…

Ten Burning Question For The SEC This Season

By Posted on: July 6th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Every college football season has storylines and one of the great things about preseason is anticipating what those stories will be. A year ago Auburn was picked to win the SEC Western Division and face Florida in the conference championship game. Most would have told you that Tommy Tuberville had at least five good years Continue Story…