Archive for February, 2011

An Orchestrated Attack on the Auburn Football Program?

By Posted on: February 28th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

The picture is one of the most iconic in Auburn football history. The shot sums up Auburn’s domination over Alabama this past decade. The mere mention of it conjures up the image of big Stanley McClover standing over Alabama’s Brodie Croyle while he assumes the fetal position. McClover’s dominating Iron Bowl performance back in 2005 Continue Story…

A Hard Luck Basketball Season at Auburn

By Posted on: February 27th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

Karma is a bitch. Sooner or later we knew it would happen. For every ball that bounced Auburn’s way during the 2010 football season, the opposite has happened for Tony Barbee’s basketball team. Someone had to pay the price. If there’s ever been a more hard luck team in the history of NCAA sports – Continue Story…

Where Do We Go from Here?

By Posted on: February 24th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

On a morning after a second consecutive loss to theĀ Alabama Crimson Tide, it would be easy for this Tiger to be glum. As usual with this year’s Auburn basketball team, we applaud the effort, but not the end result. Auburn led most of the game, but in the end too many players fouled out. Towards Continue Story…

College Baseball Will Be A Different Game With New Bats

By Posted on: February 23rd, 2011 in Baseball Comments Off

“Going …. Going …. GONE !” That familiar phrase, used by announcers for years, will not be heard as much on college baseball fields this spring. The reason – the NCAA has implemented a new rule designed to reduce the number of homeruns. Basically what the NCAA has done is to tone down the bats Continue Story…

Auburn Faces Tough Assignment in Tuscaloosa Tonight

By Posted on: February 23rd, 2011 in Football Comments Off

Here’s a quick reminder that Auburn plays cross-state rival Alabama tonight at Coleman Coliseum. Can you feel the anticipation? I bet you had a hard time sleeping last night because of the excitement. Such is life for Auburn basketball these days. In a season where the school opened up its new $92 million arena, few Continue Story…

Auburn Targets Clint Hurtt

By Posted on: February 23rd, 2011 in Football Comments Off

Gene Chizik has one more recruiting target left this winter. Auburn is going after Louisville defensive line coach Clint Hurtt as a replacement for Tracy Rocker who recently joined the Tennessee Titans. Hurtt is on campus today meeting with Chizik. Landing him would be another shot in the arm for Auburn recruiting. He was named Continue Story…

1st and Five: Pre-Spring Peremptory Pigskin Predictions, Please

By Posted on: February 22nd, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Spring-like weather was enjoyed this weekend as we TET editors descended upon the Plains to take in the Auburn-Vandy basketball game and commiserate over the poisoning of the Toomer’s Oaks. While the crowds outside weren’t as large as predicted, most everyone must have decided to do lunch at Mama Goldberg’s, hence the line that wrapped Continue Story…

Fairley and Newton Poised to Make NFL Draft History

By Posted on: February 21st, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Six years ago, Auburn people thought they were witnessing a once in a lifetime event. When three Tigers were chosen among the first nine picks of the 2005 NFL Draft, most fans thought that was as good as it gets on draft day. Fast forward to this Spring and suddenly Auburn has an opportunity to Continue Story…