Archive for December, 2009

The Year in Review

By Posted on: December 31st, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s New Year’s Eve, and it’s time for a look back at a crazy year for Auburn football! A year ago, the Auburn football program was in shambles after a disastrous 2008 campaign left the team home for the holidays. Head Coach Tommy Tuberville had resigned, and Auburn had hired Gene Chizik Continue Story…

Leach Fired at Texas Tech

By Posted on: December 30th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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We knew this was coming when Leach’s attorney filed for an injunction so he could coach in the Alamo bowl, but ESPN is reporting that Mike Leach has been fired from TTU. More coming as this story breaks. The timing is interesting as TTU would owe Leach a $800,000 bonus if he was still the coach Continue Story…

Patrick Nix Out In Miami

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

 Nix interviewed with Auburn earlier this month. Miami has fired offensive coordinator and former Auburn quarterback Patrick Nix tonight after the Hurricanes finished this season a disappointing 7-6. Miami lost 24-17 on Sunday to California in the Emerald Bowl. The dismissal doesn’t come as a complete surprise. Despite having two stellar recruiting classes over the Continue Story…

Malzahn Meets The Press

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

Gene Chizik introduces Gus Malzahn to Auburn Send To Phone                                                                                           Continue Story…

Outback Bowl News and Notes…

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

If the early bowl season is any indication, Auburn’s perceived cake walk against Northwestern on Friday may be fool’s gold.  Underdogs have now won six of the first ten bowl games of the year.  Auburn enters the Outback Bowl a touchdown favorite…War Eagle Atlanta’s post yesterday on the Forbes Magazine story about college football’s most valuable football teams, seems Continue Story…

The Top 20 Most Valuable College Football Teams

By Posted on: December 28th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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For those of you familiar with Forbes magazine, they have been publishing annual valuations of all the professional sports teams for years, but for the last two, they’ve put together the value of the top college football teams as if they were a capitalized business. Unlike professional franchises which can be bought and sold in the open market, our Continue Story…

The Tale of Two Bowl Records

By Posted on: December 27th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas Weekend and enjoyed time with family and friends. It was great to take a few days off and recharge the batteries, but we’re back now and ready for Outback Bowl week.  There are a number of storylines developing as we get closer to Friday.Auburn arrived in Tampa Continue Story…

Merry Christmas From Track’em Tigers!

By Posted on: December 24th, 2009 in Football, News Comments Off
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