Archive for March, 2010

Coaching Search Cloaked In Secrecy

By Posted on: March 22nd, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Like him or not, you’ve got to give credit to Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs. He keeps his cards close to the vest when conducting a coaching search. Just as Gene Chizik seemingly came out of left field to be Auburn’s new football coach, a week into the basketball search, the direction Auburn is heading Continue Story…

Track’em Tigers Team of the Decade

By Posted on: March 22nd, 2010 in Football Comments Off

If you spend any time on the internet reading about Auburn football you know there have been at least half a dozen polls conducted to pick Auburn football’sTeam of the Decade. Not to be outdone, I figured why not jump into the fray.  So starting today, we’ll be conducting our own vote for the Track’em Tigers Continue Story…

Could “The Rifleman” Be Auburn’s Next Basketball Coach ?

By Posted on: March 21st, 2010 in Basketball Comments Off
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Former Auburn and NBA Great Chuck “The Rifleman” Person     All the buzz about Auburn’s next basketball coach seems to have been swirling around former Kentucky Coach and present Minnesota Gopher head man Tubby Smith. However someone who probably knows the most about what it takes to produce a winning basketball program at Auburn has strongly Continue Story…

Shon Coleman Fundraiser

By Posted on: March 20th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Barkley Weighs In On Basketball Coaching Search

By Posted on: March 19th, 2010 in Basketball Comments Off
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He’s back! After former Auburn basketball great Charles Barkley screamed racism following the hiring of Gene Chizik in 2008, the NBA legend virtually disappeared from Auburn circles. He commented publicly at the time that he felt no longer welcomed in the Auburn family.  As Chizik exceeded expectations last fall, Barkley stayed away from football talk Continue Story…

Who is Ken Rice?

By Posted on: March 17th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Ken Rice on the set of the Ed Sullivan Show. He’s on the front row, second from right. When it was announced last week that former Auburn lineman Ken Rice had been placed on the ballot for this year’s College Football Hall of Fame, many Tiger fans were undoubtedly left scratching their heads, wondering, ‘Who is this Continue Story…

Leaked: USC Ready to Get Hammered With Probation. Then What?

By Posted on: March 15th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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From the RUMOR mill (because no major sources other than blogs are claiming this) the NCAA has completed three days of interviews, including two focused solely on the football team–a virtually unprecedented duration–and word is leaking out that USC will soon be hit with major probation penalties in two sports. The only thing seemingly left in doubt is the Continue Story…

Who’s On Deck?

By Posted on: March 15th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Friday’s firing of Auburn basketball coach Jeff Lebo barely made headlines across the world of college basketball. And that perhaps sums up best while it was inevitable that Auburn was going to make a change. Kudos to athletic director Jay Jacobs for not making Lebo sweat out the weekend and listen to rampant speculation about Continue Story…