Archive for July, 2011

Marcus Roberson Becomes Auburn’s 24th Commitment

By Posted on: July 31st, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Four-star cornerback/safety Marcus Roberson from St. Thomas Aquinas in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. has committed to Auburn.  He said, “Auburn is the school me and my mom felt the most comfortable at. I just feel that I can become a better person and have a good opportunity early at Auburn.” Rivals has the 6’2″, 180lb cornerback rated Continue Story…

Auburn Announces Gene Chizik “All In” Book Signing Schedule

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

National Championship-Winning Coach Gene Chizik‘s Book-Signing Schedule Has Been Released by Auburn University.  The 2010 National Coach of the Year will be doing a five day book tour in nine different locations in four states. Chizik’s new book titled “All In: What It Takes to Be the Best” covers Chizik’s departure from Iowa State to leading Auburn Continue Story…

Toomer’s For T-Town Mensware

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

“Our compliance people have been on top of this for a long time. I think this is an example of…it’s not a violation if you sign a shirt for somebody, you just can’t receive compensation for it. We’ve done a cease and desist with this establishment a long time ago to make sure everybody understands Continue Story…

With Hard Work Anything is Possible

By Posted on: July 29th, 2011 in Basketball Comments Off

When the little girl came home from school everyday she had plenty to do. Being the 16th of 20 children, there were a lot of chores in her rural Mississippi home. But when the chores were done she and her brothers and sisters would go out to play some type of sport … usually basketball. Continue Story…

The Tiger Den in Death Valley!

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

War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for a look at another of Auburn’s 2011 opponents. On October 22nd, the Tigers travel to Baton Rouge to take on the LSU Tigers. It’s the 4th of 5 tough SEC games in October. Many folks feel that LSU has a shot at SEC and National Titles this season with a Continue Story…

Top 20 Auburn All Time Greatest Athletes

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

Tracer Rocker, the most decorated Defensive lineman in Auburn history. I love Auburn athletics – all of Auburn athletics. I’ve often wondered who would I place on my all time top list of  athletes in Auburn University history. There have been so many great athletes over the school’s storied 155 year history. This week, I Continue Story…

Time For Chizik to Stop Turning the Other Cheek

By Posted on: July 26th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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After witnessing the onslaught in Birmingham last week, with the lack of fizz predicted this year for Auburn, I imagine the victory laps taken by Nick Saban, Urban Meyer, and Les Miles during the three preceding SEC Media Days were quite sweet for them, basking in the glory of BCS crystal, getting all the attention as the Continue Story…

Is The NFL Lockout Truly Over?

By Posted on: July 25th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

The Associated Press and Fox Sports News are reporting that the five month NFL Lockout is over. There will be pro football this fall. Thirty two team representatives and the Players Association Executive Board reportedly have voted unanimously to approve the terms of a 10 year deal offered by Team Owners last week. There were some Continue Story…