Archive for February, 2012

Tigers Win Rematch – Defeat No. 23 Miss State 65-55

By Posted on: February 19th, 2012 in News Comments Off

It didn’t look good for Auburn in the first four minutes of their game Saturday night against Mississippi State as the Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead. Then Kenny Gabriel got a basket and Allen Payne hit a 3-pointer. When Adrian Forbes dunked the ball to close the gap to 16-14, the fans knew their Tigers would make a game Continue Story…

Tigers – Bulldogs Both Look to Rebound From LossesTigers – Bulldogs Both Look to Rebound From Losses

By Posted on: February 18th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Could you think of a better way to bounce back from a tough loss than defeating the next team on your home court? That’s what the Auburn men’s basketball team hopes to do tonight against Mississippi State. Auburn (13-12) lost their last three games including a heartbreaker to MSU the last time the two met. State was Continue Story…

Auburn Swimming and Diving Continue Dynasty – Win 18th SEC Championship

By Posted on: February 18th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off

The Auburn Men’s Swimming and Diving Team won their 16th consecutive SEC Championship in Knoxville Saturday, clinching the championship in the meets final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay. It was the the 18th SEC title won by the seven time National Champion Tigers in the past 19 years. It was also the second year in Continue Story…

Friday Ramblings

By Posted on: February 17th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

In all of the discussions about our conference, and its new members, we have heard opinions from us fans, as well as sportscasters. Seems the politics of it all has brought out the professional politicians, to weigh in on their thoughts and even their efforts to sway membership for their school, into one of the Continue Story…

Defensive Staff Changes.

By Posted on: February 16th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
Willie Martinez

War Eagle, everybody. As of press time here at, all indications are that Auburn has hired former Georgia Defensive Coordinator Willie Martinez to coach in the secondary at Auburn. While the school has yet to make it official, reporters such as Phillip Marshall over at Auburn Undercover are saying that Martinez was present at Continue Story…

Auburn Baseball Opens Friday with Unfinished Business

By Posted on: February 15th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off

“The one constant through all the years … has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. The field, the game: it’s a part of our past. It reminds of us of all that once Continue Story…

SEC Must Adapt A Nine Game Conference Schedule–Or Else.

By Posted on: February 14th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

The 800-lb gorilla in the conference since the one-off 2012 SEC football schedule was released is the looming 2013 schedule. Many wonder how might the conference deal with two more teams without upsetting the delicate balance of 20 years of divisional rivalry precedent mixed with preserving some of the sport’s most traditional match ups. With Continue Story…

Willie Martinez New Auburn Defensive Coach?

By Posted on: February 14th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

The media is reporting that Willie Martinez may be named Auburn’s newest assistant coach in a move that would reunite him with defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder while bringing the former Georgia assistant back to the SEC.   Martinez would be the third assistant hired with SEC experience this offseason.   The university has not formally Continue Story…