Archive for August, 2010

Alabama to Have Another Preseason Game Against Michigan in 2012?

By Posted on: August 8th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Brian at MGoBlog is claiming that a neutral-site game contract between Michigan and Alabama to be played at Jerry Jones‘ new Cowboy Stadium will be signed tomorrow, according to an undisclosed source. Some of the stipulations leaked thus far say that Michigan will be the home team, which counts for a little more money, and that this will likely Continue Story…

USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll In

By Posted on: August 8th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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In case you’re having a lazy Sunday like me and don’t want to read down that far. 2010 Preseason PollRank Team (first-place votes) 2009 record Points Final 2009 rank 1. Alabama (55) 14-0 1,469 1 2. Ohio State (4) 11-2 1,392 5 3. Florida 13-1 1,245 3 4. Texas 13-1 1,240 2 5. Boise State 14-0 1,215 4 6. Virginia Continue Story…

Halloween Eve in the Grove!

By Posted on: August 5th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! This week, we’ll preview the Ole Miss Rebels. Auburn has yet another Halloween weekend with the Rebs, visiting Vaught-Hemmingway stadium on October 30th, Halloween Eve. With the loss of 24 seniors in the off-season, most pundits have picked Ole Miss to finish last in the SEC West. History suggests that it’s a Continue Story…

The Boys of Fall

By Posted on: August 4th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

2004 National Title Update and Beatification of Auburn Ascension

By Posted on: August 2nd, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Wait. Maybe the politicking’s not quite over.   While USC’s hopeless appeal of NCAA sanctions winds it’s way through the process, the dust has been settling in the almost two months since the ineligibility of Reggie Bush caused USC to vacate their 2004 BCS and AP national championships. Jay Coulter gave his opinion right before the announcement, and Continue Story…

Hottest Camp Ever? Auburn Players Are About To Find Out

By Posted on: August 2nd, 2010 in Football Comments Off

What’s the price of playing football at Auburn? After a long off-season of early morning weight-lifting, spring practice and “voluntary” workouts, when camp opens this week players will be greeted by temperatures fit for only a cactus. For whatever reason, the Auburn coaching staff has decided to hold most of its practices in the late Continue Story…

Expectations Suddenly Skyrocket For Auburn

By Posted on: August 1st, 2010 in Football Comments Off

When Auburn players report this week, they will face expectations not seen in these parts since Kodi Burns was the next great Auburn hope. Widely forecasted to finish third in the SEC West by most preseason publications, in recent days Auburn has become the hot sleeper pick in the SEC. It started last week when ESPN’s Colin Continue Story…