Archive for July, 2011

Successful Recruiting Is An Art Not A Science

By Posted on: July 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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TJ Yeldon the No.1 Running back in Alabama and the No. 2 All- Purpose back in the nation committed to Auburn this week.   I love college football but football only last about four months out of the year. College-football recruiting however is a 365-day season; and most of the work is done during the heat of Continue Story…

Auburn Picks Up Commitment From Another Top Running Back

By Posted on: July 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Jovan Robinson, the nation’s No.12 Running Back. (picture via Birmingham News) It seems like Big Cat keeps bringing them in to the Tiger fold. Another recruit that was at Auburn’s “Big Cat Weekend” in May, has committed to the Defending National Champions. The nation’s No.12 Running Back, Jovon Robinson from Memphis, Tennessee reportedly told Running Back Continue Story…

‘In My Own Words’ to Feature Coach Gene Chizik

By Posted on: July 14th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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The Sports South Network and Auburn University Athletics have given a news release on the network’s upcoming special ”In My Own Words.” The show will feature Auburn Head Coach Gene Chizik . The program will be about Auburn’s undefeated National Championship year and is scheduled for tonight at 9:30p.m. CST Chizik will be interviewed by Sports South as he talks about some Continue Story…

Iron Bowl In August?

By Posted on: July 14th, 2011 in News Comments Off

Former  Alabama and Auburn head coaches Gene Stallings and Pat Dye are expected to be at a “special Iron Bowl” Game in August.                                                   ***** For those of us who are looking forward with anticipation to the start of college football season we need to pause and think about the ones that are still trying Continue Story…

“Tradition Never Graduates”

By Posted on: July 13th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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There has been a lot written in this off season about just how far the Auburn Football team might slide from last year’s 14-0 National Championship year. Some have even placed theTigers as the underdog in eight games for 2011. You really can’t blame the “experts,” after all the Tigers will face one of the toughest schedules in Continue Story…

People Are Crazy

By Posted on: July 11th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

For the better part of six months, Auburn people have debated the origins of the national championship backlash the school has battled on a near daily basis. In true Charles Dickens form, these months have been marked by the best of times and the worst of times. Last week’s news cycle was dominated by Gene Continue Story…

Tigers Behind the Scenes Video of Washington, D.C. Trip

By Posted on: July 10th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

What Will Happen To Beard – Eaves Memorial Coliseum?

By Posted on: July 9th, 2011 in News Comments Off

Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum opened January 11th, 1969.  ”We’ve got to get out of Beard-Eaves. There are a lot of ways to do that. We’re not ruling anything out.” Those words were recenty spoken by Auburn’s Director of Facility Planning, Randy Byars. While the new Arena is beautiful there are plenty of fans that have a fond affection for Continue Story…