Archive for January, 2010

A View From The Cheap Seats… Auburn’s 58-57 Win Over Alabama

By Posted on: January 30th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Iron Ball Saturday

By Posted on: January 30th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

With four conference wins between the two, this afternoon’s Auburn-Alabama basketball game is far from must-see tv, but anytime the two schools get together there’s reason to watch. While Jeff Lebo has struggled during his tenure on the Plains, he’s had little trouble with the school up the road. Auburn has won five of the Continue Story…

Saturday Recruiting Roundup

By Posted on: January 30th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

With a few days remaining until National Signing Day, it’s crunch time for Auburn coaches. While there’s little activity on campus this weekend, the coaches are fanning out across the South making some last second pushes for some mighty big targets. The biggest of all is South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore. Auburn coach Gene Continue Story…

A Grudge Match for the Ages!

By Posted on: January 28th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for a bit of fun, the week before national signing day. Most of the great kids have made up their minds where they are going to play football, and it’s now mostly a waiting game till signing day. Today, we’ll have fun. What follows is totally speculative, and purely Continue Story…

Sheniqua Ferguson Named Alabama Female Athlete of the Year

By Posted on: January 25th, 2010 in Other Sports Comments Off
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Auburn Sprinter Sheniqua Ferguson has been named the 2010 Alabama Female Athlete of the Year by the United States Sports Academy. Ferguson is a senior and a native of Nassau, Bahamas. The award is given to an athlete that is participating in sports in Alabama or was born in Alabama and has participated in sports anywhere in Continue Story…

Record BCS Revenue Sharing Nice Way to Segue into Annual Playoff Talk

By Posted on: January 25th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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It’s that time of year again–when the season is done and playoff talk can ensue until spring drills begin. What what a better way to kickoff the discussions with news that the BCS revenue sharing is up and that Congressmen are once again interested in regulating our fair sport. In an announcement that is likely to impress diddly-squat Continue Story…

Recruiting on the Plains

By Posted on: January 25th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

With National Signing Day just nine days away, Auburn coaches have already turned their attention to next year’s class. Florida transfer Cameron Newton has gotten all the attention at quarterback during this recruiting season, but Auburn coach Gene Chizik is still looking ahead. Over the weekend, Auburn welcomed three big name quarterbacks that are part Continue Story…

Who Had the Best Decade? Auburn or Alabama: A Weighted Review

By Posted on: January 21st, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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The recent Scarbinsky column about Auburn having a better decade than Alabama is sure to generate a lot of buzz. I was working on an examination of the conference as a whole even before yet another bare-knuckled brawl between the Tigers and the Tide was initiated. Scarbinsky’s column was just a reference to Chris Low’s over at ESPN, who gives a fairly detailed subjective Continue Story…