Archive for March, 2012

Spring Means One Thing, Football

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

    Here is a video of Auburn spring football practice this morning, courtesy of The War Eagle Extra There are others out there. One is on al.com Two things I first noticed on these videos is the intensity of Scot Loeffler, the other is how meticulous Loeffler is. Even the little details drive him. In the Continue Story…

Spring Drills Start!

By Posted on: March 22nd, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! Tomorrow, spring drills will crank up for the Auburn football team. It has been a long 82 days since Auburn knocked off Virginia in Atlanta. Finally, we’ll have some actual news from the football field, rather than speculation. The team gets to work with the coaches, and there will be a whole Continue Story…

The Likeability of Jay Jacobs

By Posted on: March 19th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Like many people this weekend, I sat at a bar Saturday night with a group of friends solving the world’s problems. After we cleaned up the economy and picked our new president, the topic turned to Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs. The group was all Auburn people. One thing we’ve learned in recent months is Continue Story…

Kelli Harper Would Be A Good Fit For Auburn Women’s Basketball

By Posted on: March 19th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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It’s been almost three weeks since Nell Fortner coached her last game as the Head Coach of the Auburn Tigers Women’s Basketball Team. As far as we know Auburn has yet to decide on her replacement. However, indications are that an announcement may be coming as early as next week. Almost immediately after the announcement of Fortner’s retirement, rumors Continue Story…

Will Auburn Baseball Finish Strong in Last Half of SEC Season?

By Posted on: March 19th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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The second half of the SEC baseball season begins this weekend. And despite winning their last two games, the Auburn Tigers have taken a nose dive the last two weeks. On April 6th the team was in first place in the SEC West and ranked No.23 in the nation. Now 14 days later, Auburn finds itself tied Continue Story…

Other Possibilities Abound in Lieu of 9-Game SEC Schedule

By Posted on: March 19th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

A few weeks ago, I declared that the SEC must absolutely play a nine-game conference schedule to preserve deep-seeded historic rivalries in a new 14-team conference world. As it turns out, I may have only been thinking inside the box. After a month of reading lots of opposition to that extra game, I was almost starting to Continue Story…

Alvord’s Grand Slam Shuts the Door on Rebels

By Posted on: March 18th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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For those Auburn fans that are like me and love great offensive moments in baseball, Auburn’s 10-4 defeat of No.12 Ole Miss on Saturday was special. The only thing better for this fan would’ve been to actually be at the game. Auburn put the pressure on the Rebels right out of the gate by scoring Continue Story…

Hard Part of Auburn Baseball Season Starts Today

By Posted on: March 16th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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May 21, 2010, Auburn Slugger Ryan Jenkins (6) is greeted at home plate after 3 run homer against Ole Miss. The game clinched the SEC West for the Tigers.     Almost every one acknowledges that the SEC is America’s top football conference. However, what many don’t realize, is the SEC is also one of the Continue Story…