Archive for April, 2010

Pick a Card, any Card!

By Posted on: April 19th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody. WOW, was there ever a better obfuscation of a team’s abilities on national TV EVER? Auburn’s A-Day has come and gone with few observers drawing any meaningful conclusions on what is to transpire this fall with this team! The defense was severely handicapped, in that they could not use all-out blitzes. However, Continue Story…

THE ‘DORE TO HOOVER

By Posted on: April 16th, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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By Kevin IvesPlainsman Parking Lot I’m sure most fans in the SEC hear Vandy and immediately think, “Oh yes. Nerds. This should be easy”. However, make no mistake, this is not a Vanderbilt team to be underestimated. Yes, Auburn does hold a 77-35 series edge. Yes, Auburn did take 2 of 3 from the black Continue Story…

Five Burning Questions for A-Day

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

War Eagle, everybody! The A-Day game is almost upon us! It’s the pinnacle of spring football practice. It’s a chance to get a glimpse of what awaits next fall. It will have to sustain us through a long, hot, dry summer! The weather looks mighty fine for the game, with a high of 85 degreesF, Continue Story…

St. Jude’s Fund Raiser

By Posted on: April 13th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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A-Day Holds Answers To Many Questions

By Posted on: April 12th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

After a long winter of discontent, it’s finally here again: Game week! Well, maybe not exactly game week, but we’ll take it. While Saturday’s A-Day won’t get the juices flowing like a fall weekend on the Plains, this Saturday does hold a lot of anticipation for Auburn people. With practices closed all spring, fans will Continue Story…

Super Conferences Coming Our Way?

By Posted on: April 12th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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I took about two weeks off, so it’s great to be back. So what did I miss? As I mentioned a few weeks ago, strange stirrings are being heard in the CFB world when it comes to redrawing conference maps. But unlike soon-to-be redrawn Congressional districts, whose gerrymandered lines are manipulated by state legislatures, there is no Continue Story…

Can Jason Campbell Get Any Respect ?

By Posted on: April 10th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Jason Campbell received a surprise call from John Keim of the Washington Examiner on April 4th. Every sports fan still has a little kid in him. Why else do 60 year old men stand in line, to get the autograph of their favorite 20 year old college athlete on fan day.  Well the little kid Continue Story…

HOW DO YOU SLAY GOLIATH?

By Posted on: April 9th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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By: Kevin IvesPlainsman Parking Lot So David triumphed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone; without a sword in his hand he struck down the Philistine and killed him.  1 Samuel 17:50 (NIV)   “Always remember that Goliath was a 40-point favorite over Little David” – Ralph “Shug” Jordan   Goliath, in this Continue Story…