Archive for July, 2010

Embattled LSU Visits Auburn

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

 War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn football preview. This week, we’ll look at the LSU Tigers. On October 23rd, a week after a big showdown against Arkansas, Auburn will host LSU. This will be the third in a string of four SEC matchups for Auburn. LSU opens on the road, playing North Carolina Continue Story…

Auburn Preview

By Posted on: July 28th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Acid Reign penned the Auburn preview over at sister SB blog BCS Evolution. Drop in and take a look and comment as you feel necessary!

An Improved Auburn Defense In 2010

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

Can Defensive Coordinator Ted Roof guide the Auburn ’D’ back among the league’s best ? A lot has been written this summer about Auburn’s offense for 2010. With the arrival of junior college transfer Cam Newton to play under the tutelage of Gus Malzahn, Auburn fans are rightfully anticipating a high scoring offensive machine. Auburn surprised everyone last year Continue Story…

Cool New Rules Pronto for Major College Football?

By Posted on: July 26th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

An interesting column by David Moulton last week in the wake of the latest player-agent investigation that openly poses a very provocative question: is it time for FBS college football to leave the NCAA behind? As shocking as that statement is, it’s actually possible. Affiliation with the NCAA is voluntary, and teams or conferences or even whole sports Continue Story…

Can Auburn And Alabama Be Successful At The Same Time?

By Posted on: July 26th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

As far as SEC Media Days go, this year’s was a snoozer. Outside of Alabama’s Nick Saban whining about pimps and agents, there wasn’t a whole lot of copy. Even so, the annual event is another milestone on the way to the start of the college football season. As expected, Alabama is the prohibitive favorite to win Continue Story…

Will the Scoreboard Explode?

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

War Eagle, everybody! With the start of SEC media days, it’s time to get back to previewing Auburn’s 2010 opponents! On October 16th Auburn will return to the friendly confines of Jordan Hare Stadium to host the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Tigers may be flying high at 6-0 by that time, but they’ll face a dangerous Razorback squad Continue Story…

Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

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

Will Mario Fannin be Auburn’s next great Tailback ? There were high hopes in the Fannin household in Hampton, Georgia when one of the South’s highly rated running backs signed with Auburn University in 2006. And why not, after all Mario Fannin would get a quality education and be able to play at the same school that Continue Story…

Agent Probe Gets Wider

By Posted on: July 20th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

“What the NFL Players Association and the NFL need to do is if any agent breaks a rule and causes ineligibility for a player, they should suspend his [agent's] license for a year or two,” I’m about ready for college football to say, ‘Let’s just throw the NFL out. Don’t let them evaluate players. Don’t Continue Story…