Archive for July, 2010

Pass (the loot) Interference: Player-Agent Contact Running Rampant?

By Posted on: July 19th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Late last week, reports surfaced that a months-long NCAA investigation into North Carolina is occurring, with reported widespread tampering by agents with many players alledged. Up to 13 Tar Heel players may have been interviewed, the most prominent being defensive tackle Marvin Austin, who is expected to be suspended by the NCAA very soon. Darren Heitner, a legitimate sports agent Continue Story…

Jacobs Answers The Big Questions

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

With football season only weeks away now, a lot of Auburn people are again playing the “what if?” game. What if Auburn had agreed to play UCLA in the Georgia Dome to kickoff the 2010 college football season? The sense of urgency and excitement would certainly be ratcheted up a notch. Months after the invitation Continue Story…

First Year Starting Quarterbacks

By Posted on: July 15th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! We’re going to procrastinate one more week on preseason previews, and address a growing concern. Everywhere you turn, folks are raving about Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton. I suppose it’s great that folks are excited, rather than making jokes about our predicament. For most of the past ten years, folks have been pretty Continue Story…

” I Love Auburn Too Much ” ( to leave )

By Posted on: July 14th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Auburn running back Ben Tate (44) lines up to run the ball behind left tackle Lee Ziemba (73) against West Virginia.     At 6′ 8″ and 320 lbs he is a human mountain. Even so some people may not know thathis love for Auburn is also just as big as a mountain. A love that was sorely tested in Continue Story…

Tubs Doing It His Way Down in Texas

By Posted on: July 13th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Tommy Tuberville, never one to shy away from being direct, seems to be saying what he feels once again, which could be designed to keep Texas Tech on the map, but might not be endearing himself to other teams and coaches as the new kid on the block. Recently, on a radio show, Tubs offered up his Continue Story…

Where I Come From: EA Sports NCAA Football 2011 Available Now

By Posted on: July 13th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

This post is sponsored by EA Sports NCAA Football 2011… When you go to a particular school or grow up around college football, you are more than just a fan. It’s who you are. We thought we could leverage this pride in your roots and show that “where you come from” is more than just Continue Story…

Where I Come From: Expectations For The Season

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

This post is sponsored by EA Sports NCAA Football 2011. This summer certainly feels different from the last one. By last July, we’d learned that Gene Chizik knew a thing or two about recruiting. Sending your assistants out in white limousines around the state to visit high school kids was a stroke of genius. Asking Continue Story…

Where I Come From: My Most Memorable Auburn Moments

By Posted on: July 9th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

This post is sponsored by EA Sports NCAA Football 2011 Regardless of what kind of recreational drugs you’ve done in your past – and it’s my hope that you’ve done none – it’s doubtful that you’ve ever experienced a high quite like you have following a big Auburn win. Take a second and think back Continue Story…