Archive for October, 2010

Quoting Chizik and Newton At Tuesday’s Press Conference

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

Here’s what Auburn coach Gene Chizik and quarterback Cam Newton had to say at Tuesday’s press conference. They discuss being number one in the BCS and the challenge they face this weekend in Oxford…   Opening statement…“Today we’ll start practice obviously for another extremely tough road game in the SEC against a very good, very physical Continue Story…

Week 8 TET Pick Em Results

By Posted on: October 26th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Four folks topped last week’s charts with 20 points each–not bad for an upset-minded week and a slate of 28 games. Yours truly picked underdogs and the points on over half the games and paid dearly by ending up next to last for the week with 11 points. A certain other prominent poster felt the same mojo Continue Story…

Auburn Nation Cautiously Optimistic

By Posted on: October 26th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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With early mumblings Sunday that Auburn might jump to the top of the BCS polls, the excitement was on–but just a little. “Inconceivable”, I said, always mustering up any excuse I can to utter that phrase. Did anyone see what Oregon did to UCLA? That’s enough to make Rick Neuheisel start gambling again. Besides, how many giant Continue Story…

Highlights of Cam Newton at Blinn Junior College

By Posted on: October 25th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Here’s some great YouTube footage of Cam Newton playing junior college ball at Blinn College. A special thanks to Jose Bosch, the managing editor at Lost Lettermen.com. Be sure to check out his site.    

This Is Not Auburn’s First Rodeo

By Posted on: October 25th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Let the debate begin. Is Auburn really the best team in the land? After defeating five teams who’ve been ranked at some point this season, it’s hard to make the argument against them. Has another college football coach gone from such lows to unanticipated highs as Gene Chizik? From a dreary afternoon press conference announcing Continue Story…

History Repeats Itself on the Plains

By Posted on: October 25th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

How do you put into words what’s transpired at Auburn over the past eight weeks or better yet, the last two years? If someone asked you to explain how this football team went from December 2008 to October 2010, could you? Less than 22 months ago, Auburn bid farewell to the fourth-winningest coach in school Continue Story…

The Making of a Heisman Trophy Winner…

By Posted on: October 24th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

Sunday Newspaper Coverage of Auburn’s Win Over LSU

By Posted on: October 24th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Here’s what the writers across the country and state are saying about Auburn’s 24-17 win over LSU yesterday. The big story this morning is that it appears Auburn is poised to take over the top spot in the BCS when it’s released this evening… Heisman Watch: Newton extends his lead in the race – NCAA Continue Story…