Archive for January, 2012

Questions Still Loom About Future SEC Schedules

By Posted on: January 30th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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MEMO: Go ahead and have your graphics department add you to the wheel. It’s official now.     Lost at the end of last year with the Chick fil A Bowl and New Year’s approaching was any meaningful discussion on this blog of the duct-taped and stapled conference schedule the SEC office cranked out seemingly Continue Story…

The Truth About College Football Recruiting

By Posted on: January 30th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

This time of year is when you start to feel it. By Wednesday you know it’s over. I’m of course talking about college football. With only one football game – college or pro – left on the docket, Wednesday’s National Signing Day is the biggest day of the year until early September. Like Auburn’s regular Continue Story…

Friday Ramblings National Signing Day Primer

By Posted on: January 27th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Recruiting…. It’s that time of year again as we head down the stretch toward NSD. Many questions are to be answered soon, the least of which is, did Auburn hire their OC in time to help make a strong finish? Auburn can only sign 23 recruits if my calculations are correct, of which five are Continue Story…

Recruiting: The Ugly Truth

By Posted on: January 27th, 2012 in News Comments Off

YOU BE THE JUDGE! Unfair practices such as over signing prospective student athletes, have been banned by the SEC. Most schools are going by the rules. In an article by Steve Eubanks of FoxSports.com that peers into the tactics some schools use to fill their rosters. The University of Alabama has a growing trend that should scare Continue Story…

Notes from The Georgia Dome

By Posted on: January 27th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Had my War Eagle and TET moment with LSU Jonno Saturday as he messaged me in the afternoon about an extra ticket, so I met him and his crew down at the Georgia Dome for the Chick fil A bowl. Just imagine, I was planning on watching the game at home and rocking in the new year with Dick Clark’s corpse Continue Story…

A Look at Scot Loeffler

By Posted on: January 26th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle everybody! It’s been a tumultuous few weeks for Tiger fans, but last weekend things settled down when head coach Gene Chizik named Scot Loeffler as Auburn’s new offensive coordinator. I think it’s good to have the staff set going into national signing day. I know I’ll look forward to watching A-Day this season. Continue Story…

Tigers’ Great Defensive Effort Falls Short in Loss to Arkansas

By Posted on: January 26th, 2012 in Basketball Comments Off

Auburn knew they had to play great defense last night to have a chance to beat a hot Arkansas team at home – and that’s what they did. However, in the end it came down to scoring a basket as the Tigers lost at the buzzer 56-53. It was the second heart breaker on the road Continue Story…

Tigers At Pivotal Point In SEC Schedule

By Posted on: January 25th, 2012 in Basketball Comments Off

After jumping out to their best start in seven years the Auburn Basketball team was faced with opening SEC play against, Vanderbilt and Kentucky, two of the best teams in the league. The result was an 0-2 start in conference play. But something happened in the second loss that provided hope for Barbee’s second Auburn Continue Story…