Archive for June, 2011

Prosecution and Defense Agree to Postpone Updyke Trial Until…Football Season?

By Posted on: June 30th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

In what has to be among the most all-time asanine ideas in Lee County judicial history, the prosecution and defense in the Harvey Updyke tree-poisoning case have both agreed to move the date of the trial from this summer to tentatively October 31st, right smack in the dab of football season. Are you kidding me? Why must Continue Story…

Russell Wilson Commits to Wisconsin. Now What, or No Sweat?

By Posted on: June 28th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Former NC State QB Russell Wilson commmitted to play at Wisconsin yesterday after a much deliberated decision between continuing minor league baseball and playing for us. Okay, I’ll admit it. I really wanted this kid. I know the fan base was torn about what sort of impact he would be able to make right away under Gus Malzahn’s offense, but Continue Story…

The Top Media Personalities in College Football

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

With the anticipation of college football building, now’s the time to revisit a topic we addressed a few years ago: Who are the top college football media personalities? Outside of the players, coaches and pageantry, the on-air personalities shape our Saturday’s more than anything else. Who are your favorites? Below is my Top 10 along with some Continue Story…

Not A Rumor Anymore – Corey Grant Transfers To Auburn

By Posted on: June 26th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

It had been rumored for the last two weeks that former Opelika High School standoutCorey Grant would transfer from Alabama to Auburn. Well its not a rumor anymore. The (2010) No. 5 All-Purpose back in the nation confirmed today that he would become a Tiger.  Grant said he didn’t leave Tuscaloosa with any hard feelings; he just likes Auburn better Continue Story…

2012 Auburn Baseball Roster and the NCAA Rules Regarding Major League Draft

By Posted on: June 22nd, 2011 in Baseball Comments Off
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This time last year, it felt like the entire Auburn Baseball Team was going to the majors. The end of the best baseball played on the Plains in 15 years saw eleven Auburn players taken in the Major League Draft. Another five recruits were drafted bringing the total to 16. That number tied an SEC record as well as tied UCLA Continue Story…

A Trip to the Hinterlands of the SEC

By Posted on: June 21st, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn preview. On October 8th, Auburn travels to Fayetteville to play the Arkansas Razorbacks. The game is part of a murderous October of top SEC teams for Auburn. Ever since head coach Bobby Petrino took over the Arkansas football team, Auburn has had trouble stopping the Hogs. Arkansas has scored Continue Story…

A Ring For Each Finger

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

Auburn players picked up some serious bling last night. Take a look (courtesy of SB Nation Atlanta):

Auburn Football: A Month for the Ages

By Posted on: June 20th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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So much for conventional wisdom. After an off-season of unproven allegations, yellow journalism, armed robbery and the poisoning of the Toomer’s trees, the Auburn football program has rebounded quite nicely over the past few weeks – thank you very much. In fact, this has been one of the program’s most successful months ever and not Continue Story…