Archive for December, 2009

Calling All Auburn Fans: It’s Time To Get Behind Your New Coach

By Posted on: December 15th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Part II of yesterday’s presser, in case you missed it…   Certainly, the editors here at TET have been just as devastated over the events of the last two weeks as any one, but we can’t fool some of you optimists out there. Amidst the rants and raves and the vicious attacks on each other, I remember one Continue Story…

Unique Times For The Auburn Program

By Posted on: December 14th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

year ago this past weekend a stunned Auburn family got the news. Former Auburn defensive coordinator Gene Chizik was coming home. This was the same Chizik who bolted from Auburn following the 2004 Perfect Season because Texas offered a better chance at becoming a head coach. This was the same guy who won five games Continue Story…

Mark Ingram Wins the Heisman

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

The Auburn game not withstanding, Mark Ingram had a solid year for Alabama   Marking the third straight year for a sophomore winning the Heisman Trophy, Alabama’s Mark Ingramtakes CFB’s top honor in the closest balloting ever, beating out the 1985 race between Bo Jackson and Iowa’s Chuck Long. Ingram received 227 first place votes, barely Continue Story…

Tennessee To Wear New Helmets This Weekend…

By Posted on: December 13th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Hot Dog Time In Auburn!

By Posted on: December 11th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Thanks to Hilary (a.k.a. HMLEE) at the SB Nation blog, The Rivalry, Esq.,this year’s Outback Bowl will take on more meaning for me. As the Northwestern writer for the Big Ten site, she laid down a challenge this weekend that’s hard to pass up. Hilary suggested a friendly wager on the game that involves one of my very favorite things Continue Story…

Talking Auburn Football and Other Stuff

By Posted on: December 11th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

It was good to see former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville’s name mentioned in connection with the Notre Dame job. On Wednesday theSouth Bend Tribune reported that his name had come up in discussions. Nobody really expected Tuberville to get the job, but being considered should help him with other programs… If the non-conference results are any Continue Story…

A Head-Scratching Snub.

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

War Eagle, everybody. The post-season All-SEC teams are out now, and there aren’t too many surprises. It looks like some reporters and sports information directors simply copied their preseason list over again. I guess they DID pay enough attention that Jevan Snead didn’t get any votes.        I’d say the biggest surprise of the All-SEC voting Continue Story…

The Case For Alabama?

By Posted on: December 8th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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I knew it. Most of you knew it. I think even Tebow knew it–that his Florida Gators weren’t hungry enough to beat Alabama two years in a row and play yet again in the BCS CG. Those tears on his face were all the proof that I needed. What a monumental game though. Numbers one and two–basically Continue Story…