Archive for January, 2012

What Will Auburn Fans See From Scot Loeffler?

By Posted on: January 24th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

As many of you know, Scot Loeffler has been named the new Offensive Coordinator (OC) at Auburn. He is Gene Chiziks second hire at that position behind Gus Malzahn. Scot was a QB in college playing at Michigan, when a severe injury to his throwing shoulder ended his playing career. Scot then took to teaching Continue Story…

Doubters Take Note, Cam Newton NFL Rookie of the Year

By Posted on: January 24th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Remember when former Pittsburg Steelers quarterback and Fox football analyst, Terry Bradshaw made the following statement: “I’m not a Cam Newton fan. I didn’t like him in college … as far as I’m concerned, he’s behind Michael Vick coming out of college. I actually like Jake Locker at Tennessee,Christian Ponder up at Minnesota and Blaine Gabbert down in Jacksonville. These young kids Continue Story…

Scot Loeffler Press Conference

By Posted on: January 23rd, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Another Strong Hire By Chizik

By Posted on: January 23rd, 2012 in Football Comments Off

He’s buddies with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. He was born in Barberton, Ohio, home of legendary Michigan coach Bo Schembechler. If lineage is an indicator of success, then Auburn has found its man in Scot Loeffler. The man hired to run Auburn’s offense will not get the headlines that new defensive coordinator Brian Continue Story…

Joe Paterno Passes Away at 85

By Posted on: January 22nd, 2012 in Football, News Comments Off

“Joe Paterno, the iconic former Penn State football coach whose legend was tarnished when he was fired in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, has died, his family confirmed Sunday. He was 85.   Doctors had said Saturday that Paterno’s condition had become ”serious” in recent days after he experienced complications from lung cancer.” Continue Story…

Scot Loeffler Named Offensive Coordinator

By Posted on: January 22nd, 2012 in Football Comments Off

A short while ago, Auburn coach Gene Chizik tapped Temple offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler to run Auburn’s offense. Prior to this year, he served two seasons as Florida’s quarterbacks coach. In 2009, while coaching Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, the Gator offense led the nation in pass efficiency. Loeffler, 37, played quarterback at Michigan from Continue Story…

Updyke Declines Plea Deal

By Posted on: January 21st, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Accused tree poisoner Harvey Updyke has turned down a plea agreement that would have resulted in a 13-year prison sentence AND required him to never attend an Alabama sporting event for the rest of his life, reports ESPN. The trial is scheduled to begin in Lee county on March 5th. Updyke is charged with four felony charges Continue Story…

“We’re Getting Closer” – Tony Barbee

By Posted on: January 21st, 2012 in Football Comments Off

It was Lettermen’s Day at the Auburn Arena today with former Tigers in attendance to watch Auburn come from behind to defeat the South Carolina Gamecocks 63-52. All-Americans John Mengelt, Lee DeFore, and Charles Barkley were all on hand to witness the Tigers play old style defense stifling South Carolina to 40% from the field and holding the Gamecocks Continue Story…