Archive for December, 2011

Beat the Cavaliers!

By Posted on: December 31st, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s New Year’s Eve! Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will take on the Virginia Cavaliers in the day’s premier game, the Chick Filet Bowl in Atlanta! The game kicks off at 7:30 Eastern Time, and will be televised by ESPN.   It’s only the third meeting in history between these two teams, and the winner will take Continue Story…

Friday Ramblings

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

Quarterbacks.. The SEC is loaded with talent almost at every position on the field. Probably the position with the least amount of attention nationally is the SEC quarterbacks. Missouri Quarterback James Franklin has earned some high praise this past season. It was the last season for the Tiger QB to play in the Big 12, before Missouri Continue Story…

Gene Chizik – Man With A Plan

By Posted on: December 29th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

“Coach leads us. They follow his lead. If he says tomorrow is Thanksgiving, they wouldn’t ask any questions. They’d buy a turkey, put it in the oven and be ready to go because they’ve bought in.” Such is the testimony of Auburn Assistant Head CoachTrooper Taylor when speaking about his boss, Gene Chizik and how Chizik came to Continue Story…

Chik-fil-a Bowl Presents Questions For Auburn

By Posted on: December 29th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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This time a year ago SEC Champion Auburn went into the bowl season with a lot at stake. A January date with PAC 12 Champion Oregon meant conference pride was on the line. In addition Auburn was finally playing for the BCS Championship after having been denied the opportunity despite being the only SEC school Continue Story…

An Auburn Christmas Wish Come True

By Posted on: December 29th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Every now and then during the holidays, through all the lights and commercialism, we come across the perfect Christmas story that reminds us why the season is so special. This one involves a little boy’s belief in the improbable and Auburn’s Cam Newton. If this one doesn’t warm your heart, then you are likely dead. Continue Story…

Clint Moseley – Media “Good Guy” Award Winner

By Posted on: December 28th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Auburn beat Sports reporters for Auburn University decided three years ago to recognize an Auburn student-athlete that has been cooperative and supportive in helping the beat writers complete their coverage of the Tigers. The first Award was won by Walter Mc Fadden in 2009. The honor is named the ‘Good Guy Award’ and is modeled after the Continue Story…

Video of Chizik Chik-fil-a Bowl Press Conference 12-28-11

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

Auburn Coach Gene Chizik turned 50 years old today and was serenaded with Happy Birthday by his team after the Chik-fil-a Bowl practice. A great video of the event can be accessed at this link from the Birmingham News. In the post practice press conference, Coach Chizik, Phillip Lutzenkirchen, and Nosa Equae addressed a number of questions including: Continue Story…

Auburn Continues Preparations for Glendale

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

Normalcy finally returns to the Auburn football team today. After a month of on-again, off-again practices, the team finally settles into a somewhat normal routine. After being off since last Wednesday for Christmas, the top-ranked Tigers return to the practice field for the first of five home practices before leaving for Glendale, Arizona next Monday… Continue Story…