Archive for December, 2009

Christmas Eve on Track ‘Em Tigers!

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

War Eagle, everybody, and Merry Christmas! Here’s hoping everyone is gearing up for a great holiday. This is perhaps the one time of year when we can put aside worry, get emotional without regret, be children again, and just plain have fun! Our Auburn Tiger football team has currently broken for the holidays, and we Continue Story…

The 12 SEC Days of Christmas

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

On the 12th day of Christmas, the SEC gave to me: TWELVE schools a plenty ELEVEN assistants fired TEN bowl invitations NINE secondary violations EIGHT  badly called games SEVEN top-ranked recruiting classes SIX  Slive warnings FIVE LAST SECOND WINS… FOUR Clock mismanagements THREE Armed robbers TWO Jimmy Sexton renegotiations ONE Heisman trophy And ZERO coaching changes for me…

Florida Looking For Let Down in Sugar Bowl Like Alabama Last Year?

By Posted on: December 21st, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Sure this is Florida’s winningest senior class ever. It will be legend Tim Tebow’s last game in a Gator uniform. They will be playing in the Sugar bowl, a BCS contest, against upstart undefeated Cincinnati. Yea, I know, it’s not Pasadena. Many Gators fans were thinking BCS national championship game all the way this season. Continue Story…

Coach Chizik: Bring Rodney Garner Back Home

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

Lose the hat, come back! As Mean Gene is on the road recruiting this week, very little is coming out about his potential staff hires, including the all-important coordinator slots. I’ve got a great idea to bring some positive press attention our way–call Rodney Garner back home immediately. Offer him DC if you have to. His alma mater Continue Story…

Texas Faculty Rejecting Brown Pay Raise A Call For Athletic Revolt?

By Posted on: December 17th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Last week, the university of Texas’ regents decided to make Mack Brown the highest paid coach in college athletics by bumping his salary $2M a year to $5M total, running through 2016. This week, the Texas faculty council voted for a resolution declaring the move to be “unseemly and inappropriate” given the current state of the school’s Continue Story…

Gearing up for the Northwestern Wildcats!

By Posted on: December 17th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for a look at Auburn’s 2010 Outback opponent, the Northwestern Wildcats. Trying to imagine what will happen in this contest has NOT been easy. Auburn and Northwestern have never played each other in football. There are NO common opponents on the two teams’ schedules. Both teams feature wide-open offenses that Continue Story…

An Auburn Christmas – Texas Style…

By Posted on: December 16th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Here’s a video that has been floating around the internet for the past day or so.  It shows a house in Merrimac Ridge, Texas that’s decked out for Christmas and also shows its love for Auburn.  Pretty cool stuff…   2009 Lights On Merrimac Ridge Animated Lights from Merrimac Ridgeon Vimeo.

Big Ten Thinking About Expansion Again?

By Posted on: December 15th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Big 10 commissioner Jim Delaney has consistently said that conference expansion was a “back-burner issue”. Now it appears that the conference will get more aggressive about finding a 12th member in order to qualify for a conference championship game. A conference official said this week that there is quite a “growing groundswell” of support for the idea Continue Story…