Archive for July, 2012

Preseason Expectations For Cory Lemonier are High

By Posted on: July 31st, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Auburn Defensive End Cory Lemonier is racking up preseason honors almost like he does quarterback sacks. Already named to the preseason All-SEC list and two top player watch list, he was put on the Ted Hendricks Award list on Monday. Hendricks played college ball at Miami and was the first three time – First Team All-American defensive Continue Story…

Who You Got? Auburn or America?

By Posted on: July 29th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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Let’s face it. The Olympics aren’t what they used to be. When the Soviet Union collapsed everything got better – except the Olympics. It’s kind of like Billy Curry and Mike Shula’s tenure at Bama. The Iron Bowl was too easy. What was the point? If you are middle age or older, you remember a Continue Story…

Auburn Team Goes Fishing For A National Championship

By Posted on: July 27th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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After two days of competing against the best collegiate anglers from across the country, Auburn University teammates Matt Lee and Jordan Lee are currently in 4th place in the 2012 College B.A.S.S. National Championships. The two members of Auburn University’s BASS Fishing Club are brothers and both have been recognized as All-Americans. They started out Wednesday competing against Continue Story…

Eureka!

By Posted on: July 27th, 2012 in Football, News, Uncategorized Comments Off

  I found it. The Holy Grail of obscure southern football lore. The reason and root of the famous ‘War Eagle’ battle cry of Auburn football fans. The key is in the traditional stories, which I believe are full of half-truths. According to various sources, there was a soldier who found a young golden eagle Continue Story…

Friday Ramblings

By Posted on: July 27th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Good morning one and all, are you ready for some football? If so, then I have great news for you. Starting August 1st, the 2012 version of yourAuburn Tigers will begin the hot grueling process of fall practice in Auburn, Alabama. With just 30 days to prepare for the season opener against Clemson in the Georgia Continue Story…

The Airraid Comes to Jordan Hare!

By Posted on: July 26th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time once again for another Auburn opponent preview. This week, it’s new SEC member Texas A&M. On October 27th, the Aggies make their first trip in history to Auburn’s Jordan Hare Stadium. The Aggies own a lifetime 2-0 advantage over the Tigers, winning in Dallas 16-0 in 1911. When we last Continue Story…

2012 Auburn Defense Will be Bigger, Stronger and That’s a Good Thing

By Posted on: July 25th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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It’s almost time for football on The Plains of Auburn. Fall practice begins next week and Fan Day is scheduled for August 12th. As with any start of football season, questions abound about the upcoming season. At Auburn the question of who will be the signal caller in the opening game seems to be so Continue Story…

Phil Neel Was a Great Auburn Man in the Truest and Finest Sense of the Word

By Posted on: July 25th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Little did Phil Neel realize back in 1959 what an impact his drawing of a tiger would have on the lives of thousands of people and on the university he loved. Neel was the Birmingham Post-Herald artist who created the playful ‘Aubie the Auburn Tiger’ on October 3, 1959. Since that day the iconic mascot Continue Story…