Archive for February, 2012

Sorting Auburn’s Defensive Hand.

By Posted on: February 23rd, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! With Auburn’s coaching staff now set, it’s time to look at what players the Tigers have, and to who might be a factor next fall. There are questions on nearly every football team this time of year, but one has to like the collection of talent coach Gene Chizik and his staff Continue Story…

No. 11 Florida Too Much for Tigers

By Posted on: February 22nd, 2012 in Basketball Comments Off
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The Auburn Tigers riding a wave of confidence from their defeat of No. 23 Mississippi State on Saturday, gave the Florida Gators all they could handle last night in Gainesville. But in the end … The Gators’ were just too much for the Tigers especially without Senior Forward Kenny Gabriel. Injured twice, Kenny had to finally leave the game with a Continue Story…

Tina’s Tigers Make First Road Trip After Cracking Top 25

By Posted on: February 22nd, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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The Auburn softball team is undefeated after eight games into the season. And for the first time this year the Tigers are ranked in the top 25 (No.19) by ESPN/USA’s Softball Top 25 Poll. The Tigers were ranked following their showing in last weekends SEC/ACC/Big 12 Challenge. Auburn went 3-0 in the tournament including defeating Continue Story…

A Sad Day for Auburn: Goodbye Nell Fortner

By Posted on: February 21st, 2012 in News Comments Off

via grfx.cstv.com thanks to Auburn Athletics for this photo     After eight seasons at Auburn as Head Basketball Coach of the Women’s team, Nell Fortner has decided to pursue other interests. “I love Auburn and have absolutely loved my time here during the course of the last eight years, I have dedicated the last 28 Continue Story…

A Sad Day for Auburn: Goodbye Nell Fortner

By Posted on: February 21st, 2012 in News Comments Off

via grfx.cstv.com thanks to Auburn Athletics for this photo     After eight seasons at Auburn as Head Basketball Coach of the Women’s team, Nell Fortner has decided to pursue other interests. “I love Auburn and have absolutely loved my time here during the course of the last eight years, I have dedicated the last 28 Continue Story…

Tommy Thigpen New Linebacker’s Coach

By Posted on: February 21st, 2012 in News Comments Off
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Ever since former Oklahoma assistant Willie Martinez‘s name was mentioned as a possibility to follow his friend and mentor Brian VanGorder to Auburn, there have been rumors about changes to AU’s defensive staff including speculation of moving Tommy Thigpen. It’s not speculation anymore, Thigpen is being moved from coaching safeties to linebackers coach. In making the announcement today, Continue Story…

A College Playoff Plan That Makes Sense

By Posted on: February 20th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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The sky must be falling. The end must be near. Count me among those who like Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany’s proposal for a playoff. The plan he floated a few weeks back is gaining traction among NCAA presidents. It’s not perfect and not without controversy, but it makes the most sense. Here’s how it Continue Story…

Multi-Year Scholarships Upheld By NCAA Members

By Posted on: February 20th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Hidden during the fervor of National Signing Day this year was an under curring sentiment from the NCAA and it’s members that the newly announced Multi-Year Scholarships presented as an option to institutions might be forcefully overturned by the consent of the governed; i.e. the member institutions. You see, last year the NCAA was pressured Continue Story…