Archive for April, 2011

Auburn Quarterback Race Could Get More Interesting

By Posted on: April 20th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

As spring football games go, Saturday’s A-Day delivered on all fronts – almost. Auburn fans, shut out of spring practice this year by new coach Gene Chizik, made Jordan-Hare Stadium feel almost like a fall football Saturday with the nearly 50,000 people in attendance. The only thing missing was the ability to get a grip Continue Story…

The Sweetness of a Gatorade Shower

By Posted on: April 19th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

For a lot of people, keeping up with college golf may not be at the top of their list of things to do. However, much like Basketball’s March Madness, the first two – three weeks of April awakens an interest in the world of college golf. At least that pretty much describes this author. I Continue Story…

Auburn Equestrian Wins National Championship

By Posted on: April 18th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

                National Champs The Auburn Equestrian Team continued their winning ways this weekend winning both the Hunt Seat and the overall National Championships. Just last month the Tigers defeated Georgia for their second consecutive SEC Championship. Auburn riders also earned three MVPs during the championship meet for top Continue Story…

Auburn Heisman Statue Display Coming

By Posted on: April 18th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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It was two weeks ago during Florida’s spring game that statues commemorating their trio of Heisman Trophy winners were revealed outside Florida Field. Spurrier, Wuerffel and Tebow, their likenesses cast in bronze, were shown in action poses for the first team in the SEC to have three such winners. No sooner can I get to writing Continue Story…

Auburn Car Will Race At Talladega Today-It’s A Racing Thread?!!!

By Posted on: April 17th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

 Michael Waltrip’s car for Aaron’s 499 NASCAR race at Talladega. “I bet I get as many boos as Kyle Busch and as many cheers as Dale Jr.” said NASCAR Driver/Owner Michael Waltrip when speaking about his introduction at today’s Aaron’s 499 NASCAR – Sprint Cup Series Race. Waltrip will make his 50th start at Talladega and will be driving an Auburn Continue Story…

Another Solid Day of Practice on A-Day.

By Posted on: April 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Another A-Day has come and gone, and we got to see the team work on problem areas. In the offense vs. defense showdown, the defense got the better of it by the score of 63-32. The offensive coaches opted to work on the passing game, and inconsistency doomed most drives. The stat Continue Story…

2011 Tigers Unveiled!

By Posted on: April 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Happy A-Day! I hope everyone made it through the storms in fine shape. Today, it feels like a brisk fall afternoon, and a perfect day for football! Today, we’ll get our first glimpse of the 2011 edition of the Auburn Tigers. Today’s game will start at 2:00 PM Central time, and we’ll get Continue Story…

Five things to look for on A-Day.

By Posted on: April 14th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! We’re two days from A-Day! If I’m not mistaken, this will be the first Auburn A-Day in history on live television. We’ve enjoyed a Sunday replay for a number of years, but this time those of us unable to make it to the stadium will see it as it happens. The game Continue Story…