Archive for March, 2012

Friday Ramblings: Spring Break Primer

By Posted on: March 16th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

There are several things for us to discuss this week including the start of the NCAA basketball tournament known affectionately as “March Madness”. The good works of Lee Ziemba…. The former Auburn lineman and other Carolina Panther football players, along with Head Coach Ron Rivera spent some off time spreading cheer among some special Panther fans at Continue Story…

When Auburn’s Coaches Ruled the SEC Defensive Roost.

By Posted on: March 15th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! This time last week, we looked at the first game of an era when Gene Chizik and Brian vanGorder were opposing defensive coordinators in the Deep South’s Oldest Football Rivalry. The Tigers lost a heartbreaker 24-21 against eventual SEC Champ Georgia on a late hail Mary pass. The 2003 contest in Athens Continue Story…

Auburn Basketball Headed in Right Direction?

By Posted on: March 14th, 2012 in Basketball Comments Off
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In 2010 Auburn hired the Conference USA Basketball Coach of the Year. Tony Barbeecame to Auburn with an impressive resume including having gone to the post season in 18 of his 19 years as a player or coach. He had averaged 20.5 wins a year as a head coach and had rebuilt the UTEP Miners into C-USA Champs. Continue Story…

No. 19 Tigers “Ready To Take It Up A Notch”

By Posted on: March 14th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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The Auburn Tiger Softball Team has been playing like a team on a mission this spring.The Tigers opened the season 15-0, tying the all time best opening record, set just last year. They are undefeated at home, have a 21-3 overall record, and are ranked No.19 in the nation in ESPN/USA Softball’s top 25. The Continue Story…

Former Auburn Great Passes Away

By Posted on: March 13th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Former Auburn great Wayne “Cotton” Frazier has passed away. He was a three year letterman and All-SEC Center and Linebacker for Auburn. He played for Legendary Coach Shug Jordan from 1958 – 1961 and was considered one of the best centers and linebackers in the SEC being selected in 1961 as All Conference. He was Continue Story…

About Last Night….

By Posted on: March 13th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

The thread I did last night concerning the female LSU kicker has been removed by SB Nation, not by TET. For those politically correct types who voiced your complaints, you have been rewarded. I’m not a Rush Limbaugh level scalp, but a scalp nonetheless. For those of you who enjoy satire that occasionally pushes the Continue Story…

My Sporting Bucket List

By Posted on: March 12th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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I’m going to shamelessly steal today. Over the weekend, Stephanie Petersen of the Columbus Ledger-Enquirerpublished her bucket list of sporting venues and events she’d like to attend before she dies. It’s something I’ve given thought to over the years, but never sat down and formalized. For most of my working life, I’ve traveled for a living. Continue Story…

AUsome links: Brackets galore….

By Posted on: March 12th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

It is that time of year, you know. Everybody and their brother have a bracket you can fill out, and we are no different. Former Auburn punter Lewis Colbert, authored a book recently. “I have missed a great opportunity, more than 20 years of being able to make a difference in people’s lives,” said Colbert, who was Continue Story…