Archive for July, 2012

2012 SEC Football Season Has Begun!

By Posted on: July 18th, 2012 in Football, News Comments Off
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It might be 100 degrees outside but inside the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama the SEC football season has begun. On Tuesday over 1100 media representatives from around the country gathered to meet with the14 SEC head coaches and over 40 of their star players for the SEC Media Days. It’s the unofficial start of Continue Story…

Game Thread Style – Coach Chizik @ SEC Media Days

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

AUBURN AL – SEPTEMBER 18: Head coach Gene Chizik of the Auburn Tigers leads his team onto the field to face the Clemson Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 18 2010 in Auburn Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Good afternoon Tiger fans, and War Eagle! We are going to try and cover the Continue Story…

Emory Blake Latest Tiger to be Named to Preseason Award Watch List

By Posted on: July 17th, 2012 in Football, News Comments Off
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The names of Auburn Football players on 2011 preseason watch list were scarce in 2011. That’s not been the case in 2012. Nine collegiate awards have Auburn nominees listed for 2012 preseason honors; ten if you count the preseason All-SEC Team. And today Wide Receiver Emory Blake was announced as a preseason favorite for theFred Biletnikoff Award, Continue Story…

Branding: The New Early Signing Period

By Posted on: July 16th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Any hopes of Alabama landing the much ballyhooed Reuben Foster went up in ink over the weekend – literally. The number two-rated high school player in the country followed up his legendary press conference last week by going out and getting some fresh orange-and-blue ink on his arm. That big AU logo on his arm Continue Story…

Hunter Morris Brewers’ Player of the Month

By Posted on: July 16th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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Former Auburn slugger Hunter Morris has been tearing it up in the Southern League. He was named the Milwaukee Brewers’ Minor League Player of the Month for the second time this season. The Huntsville Stars 1st Baseman is leading the Southern League in hits, doubles, RBI’s, and total bases. His has 13 extra bases hits, Continue Story…

Lutz and Lemonier Continue to Receive Preseason Honors

By Posted on: July 16th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Philip Lutzenkirchen and Cory Lemonier continue to rack up preseason honors. Just last week both Auburn players made the Coaches’ All-SEC First Team. And today the two were named to their second preseason watch list when the list for the Lombardi Award was released Lutzenkirchen was also named last week to the John Mackey Award Watch List, Continue Story…

1st and 5: Goals Mike Slive Should Have For the SEC in His Swan Song

By Posted on: July 16th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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SEC commish Mike Slive’s contract was due to run out July 31st, not that there was a doubt he would be picked back up. Now on the eve of SEC Media Days, it looks like he’s officially still on duty for at least two more years. Having overseen the greatest period in SEC football with the Continue Story…

Clark and Parkey Nominated for Nation’s Two Most Prestigious Kicking Awards

By Posted on: July 15th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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The pre season award nominations for the Auburn Tigers keep coming as today two Special Teams players have been named to preseason watch list. Cody Parkey was nominated for the Lou Groza Award and Steven Clark is on the Ray Guy Award Watch List for the second consecutive year. The Groza Award goes to the nation’s most outstanding place kicker. Parkey Continue Story…