Archive for October, 2011

A Tremendous Opportunity Awaits Auburn.

By Posted on: October 20th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time to buckle up the chinstraps and bring the extra aspirin, because it’s LSU week. The Auburn Tigers head to Baton Rouge this weekend, for a 2:30 PM nationally-televised CBS matchup with top-ranked LSU. With 36 players gone from last season’s BCS national championship team, and another half dozen major players nicked up Continue Story…

Friday Ramblings – Zero Chance

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

  WAR EAGLE, HEY! I could end this post right there, and would have summed up my feelings for this season’s version of the Tiger Bowl. Seriously, a fresh face at QB that clearly showed some improvement over what we had witnessed out of that position in 2-1/2 games. Linebackers finally getting the entire picture Continue Story…

Chizik and Miles: A Contrast in Style

By Posted on: October 20th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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In a lot of ways, you could say the coaches standing on the sidelines for Saturday’s matchup between Auburn and LSU are polar opposites. In fact, they come from very different worlds. While they go about things quite differently, the results on the field have been similar. Gene Chizik and Les Miles will meet for Continue Story…

Suspensions Plague LSU for Upcoming Battle of Tigers

By Posted on: October 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

       According to published reports LSU has suspended two starters for their upcoming SEC West match up with Auburn this Saturday. According to the reports, the suspensions apparently involve failed drug tests. Tyrann Mathieu, and Spencer Ware are both starters, and another player is reportedly suspended as well.

Saturday Savants Preview LSU

By Posted on: October 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Teak and JB return to celebrate the huge win over Florida. They discuss how well the defense has improved over the last few weeks and how the QB change may help to improve the offense. They then preview the game against LSU, with some surprising predictions on the outcome. Then they take their weekly stroll Continue Story…

Barbee Expects More in Year Two

By Posted on: October 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

You won’t find Auburn basketball coach Tony Barbee’s name on any coach of the year awards from last season, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t among the nation’s best. To put it bluntly, Barbee inherited a scratch team that had no business competing in the SEC. Putting together 11 wins from that squad was every Continue Story…

Auburn 22 pt. Underdog to LSU but,”The Only Thing That Matters Is What Happens on the Field”

By Posted on: October 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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For much of this season, the Auburn Defense has had to listen to naysayer’s talk about how poor a unit they were. But that did not keep this bunch down. Quite the contrary, Ted Roof‘s players used it as motivation to get better. And get better they did, in a turnaround of almost epic proportions. In Continue Story…

Going Ugly Early, Often

By Posted on: October 18th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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To say that the Florida game wasn’t very exciting is a disservice to unexciting games in our past and everywhere in CFB in general. ESPN saved a prime-time slot for this? It wasn’t exactly 2008 Auburn 3, Mississippi State 2 unexciting. That’s the gold standard in Tiger tradition as far as that’s concerned.  But Saturday, somewhere in the Continue Story…