Archive for January, 2011

Saturday Savants: National Championship Edition

By Posted on: January 21st, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Teak & JB discuss the thrilling National Title won by Auburn.  They break down the game and give out helmet stickers for the game.  They then look ahead to the 2011 season and all that is in store for the number one program in the nation! DownloadMobile Download

Auburn Hits Jackpot with Arizona Commitment

By Posted on: January 21st, 2011 in Football Comments Off

Sources in Texas and Arizona say that Arizona prep All-American offensive tackle Christian Westerman is set to decommit from Texas today and commit to Auburn. Gene Chizik’s ability to retain offensive line coach Jeff Grimes appears to have been the deciding factor. Texas coach Mack Brown made a huge play for Grimes last week and nearly lured Continue Story…

Is Auburn Football a One Hit Wonder?

By Posted on: January 20th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Awards continue to be bestowed on the National Champion Auburn Tiger football team. This week, Cam Newton picked up the Manning Award, as the nation’s best college quarterback. Head coach Gene Chizik became the third Auburn coach to win the Paul Bear Bryant award honoring excellence both on and off the field. Continue Story…

BCS Should Award National Championship Game Only to Worthy Bowls

By Posted on: January 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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The BCS National Championship game is the best process short of an actual playoff to determine the D1 national champion. Of course it is not a perfect system (see 2004) but it is so much better than what was used prior to it’s founding when the champion was determined by polling sportswriters and coaches. Before the Continue Story…

The Money Side of a BCS Championship

By Posted on: January 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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When Wes Byrum’s kick sailed through the uprights as time expired on the game clock last Monday, the $30,000 crystal football that came with that kick represented a fraction of the dollars about to come Auburn’s way. For Tiger fans, the past week has been a once in a lifetime experience. For the athletic department Continue Story…

Auburn Now in the Ranks of College Football’s All-Time Elites

By Posted on: January 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Now that we’ve had a week for the BCS title game victory to sink in, we can start to evaluate just what this win has done for our program–not just now in the short term, but how it effects the long run of college football through time and memorial as well. Auburn’s third undefeated season in Continue Story…

Jeff Grimes Will Stay At Auburn

By Posted on: January 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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When your the national champion, other schools will do their best to hire away your assistant coaches. Auburn’s Offensive Line Coach Jeff Grimes is the latest to be tempted to leave. He just turned down a reported “big money” offer from the University of Texas to remain with the Tigers. Longhorn Head Coach Mack Brown has a history of looking Continue Story…

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER (reflections of an old Auburn man)

By Posted on: January 14th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Monday night, I stood in The University of Phoenix Stadium and watched the Auburn Tigers storm the field as the confetti rocketed into the air. I watched as old men wept, women cried, and young people jumped around and shouted with joy at Auburn’s 22-19 victory over the Oregon Ducks; to clinch the National Championship. No one could Continue Story…