Archive for June, 2010

SEC Revenue Disbursement: Status Quo or Texas Hold-Up?

By Posted on: June 22nd, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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We here in the SEC are in the football beniss, and cousin, beniss is booming! With the recently concluded SEC spring meetings, it looks like the total take of the conference in revenue was $209 million last year and pay czar Mike Slive got to dole out $17.42M per school. As you may know, the SEC distributes Continue Story…

A Huge Step Forward

By Posted on: June 22nd, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Auburn To Build New Indoor Practice Field Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs has announced that the Auburn Board of Directors has approved a new indoor football practice facility that will be available for use before the 2011 season. Jacobs said that he and Coach Gene Chizik have been discussing this move since Chizik was hired. This Continue Story…

The Best Coaching Jobs In The SEC

By Posted on: June 21st, 2010 in Football Comments Off

There’s an interesting story in this year’s Athlon’s SEC Preview that ranks the top coaching jobs in America. Based on tradition, facilities, location and money, the author tries to answer, where is the best place to coach? For the record, Auburn comes in at number twenty. The top five are: Texas, USC, Florida, Alabama and Ohio State. Continue Story…

Warhawks Fly In

By Posted on: June 17th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! After finishing the month of September hosting the state of South Carolina for two weeks, Auburn hosts Louisiana Monroe on October 2nd. It’s a chance for the Tigers to tune up and recharge the batteries before a four-week barrage of SEC teams on the schedule. Following Monroe, the Tigers have Kentucky on Continue Story…

Honey Watching Wednesday Poll Question…

By Posted on: June 16th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

   

Sometimes Dreams Do Come True

By Posted on: June 16th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Growing up in East Alabama the little girl had dreams of becoming an athlete some day. She played whatever pickup game, of whatever sport was going on in the backyards and playgrounds of Opelika.  Reita was consumed with playing sports, she said once, “when I couldn’t get anyone to play with me, I just played Continue Story…

Coach Pawlowski’s Letter To The Auburn Family

By Posted on: June 15th, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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John Pawlowski has brought a ” winning expectation ” to Auburn Baseball.   Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs released the following letter from Head Baseball Coach John Pawlowski to the Auburn family. Pawlowski  led the Tigers to an SEC Western Division Championship, the most wins in school history, and the hosting of an NCAA Regional at Continue Story…

Will SEC Expansion Renew Old Rivalries?

By Posted on: June 14th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Say what you will, these conference realignment talks couldn’t have come at a better time. If not for the actions of the Big Ten and PAC-10, the World Cup would still be front page news. I’m still groggy from America’s riveting 1-1 tie with England on Saturday. Wake me up when Brandi Chastain takes her Continue Story…