Archive for April, 2010

Tough Road Test Awaits Tigers

By Posted on: April 30th, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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By Kevin IvesPlainsman Parking Lot Another week, another tough test for the Auburn Tigers and this time it comes in the form the Arkansas Razorbacks;  a Razorback team that rivals Auburn step for step in most of the SEC Hitting statistics. Of the big time offensive clubs that Auburn has faced this season (LSU, Arizona State) Arkansas is Continue Story…

Texas Stadium Comes Down

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

came across this video last night and I have say it’s one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. This is video of old Texas Stadium being detonated a few months ago. Here’s the cool part: place your cursor inside the video screen and you can move the camera angle around and watch as the Continue Story…

NCAA Passes New “Auburn Rule”

By Posted on: April 30th, 2010 in News Comments Off

The Auburn`Tiger Prowl’ limo sits in front of Hoover High School April, 2009   The NCAA passed a new rule Thursday night banning schools from using limos or extravagant busses on recruiting trips. You might as well call it the “Auburn Rule”.  The rules have been that schools could send out seven coaches, during the Spring four Continue Story…

Thursday Newsbits

By Posted on: April 29th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody! Despite spring practice being over, football-related news continues to trickle out of the loveliest village on the plains. The Tigers stay in the state sports headlines, and in the news continues to be good! In the coming weeks here at, we’ll be providing 2010 scouting breakdowns for each team on Auburn’s Continue Story…

Draft Weekend Notes

By Posted on: April 27th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

I didn’t pay any attention to this year’s NFL draft. It’s gone too Hollywood for me. Prime-Time and all.  It used to be on a Saturday afternoon and you could check in periodically for the updates and get them without being bombarded with all the hyped coverage. Besides, Auburn wasn’t slated to have as many Continue Story…

Kentucky Rain

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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By Kevin IvesPlainsman Parking Lot Stormy weather is expected for Saturday’s game against Kentucky but before Auburn gets there the Tigers will have to weather the storm of a Friday Night in the SEC. Since AU’s opening week barrage against UGA (where the Tigers won 20-3), Auburn has been outscored by a combined total of Continue Story…

Former Players Send Chizik A Message

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

More than anything, last Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium was a statement about Gene Chizik. Forget the record crowd, the big time recruits visiting and the size of the helmet decals. What happened at halftime of A-Day said more about Chizik than the action on the field. As was the case at many schools across the Continue Story…

Tuesday Grab Bag

By Posted on: April 19th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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I think Acid Reign nailed it yesterday in his summary that never have we had a bigger spring game that showed so little to so many in so few minutes. Chizik showed that his middle name might be Copperfield as he mastered the fine art of illusion and deflection to the point that even I Continue Story…