Archive for July, 2012

Recruiting & Social Media

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

  Recruiting has taken on a life of its own in recent years, and so it goes this year. With so much media covering these young guns starting with their Sophomore year in high school, we treat these potential student athletes like rock stars. Too much attention is focused on these players, and what school Continue Story…

Early July Musings

By Posted on: July 12th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! July 4th’s over, SEC Media Days are next week, and it’s time to start talking Auburn football! Of course, while most of us have been moaning about the summer heat in the south (come on, folks! It’s always hot in July! Every year! How do we forget?), the 2012 Auburn football team Continue Story…

Cory Lemonier on Bronko Nagurski Trophy Award List

By Posted on: July 12th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Auburn Defensive End Corey Lemonier became the sixth Tiger Football player today to be named to a pre season national award watch list. His was named was released for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Preseason List. The award recognizes the most outstanding defensive player in college football. The 6’ 250 lb. Defensive End was a First Team Continue Story…

Five Tigers Named To Coaches’ Preseason All-SEC Team

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

Auburn’s Corey Lemonier, an All-SEC Defensive End in 2011 and Tight End Philip Lutzenkirchen were named to the coaches’ preseason All-SEC First Team Thursday. Wide Receiver Emory Blake and Punter Steven Clark were named to the second team while Linebacker Daren Bates was named to the third team. The AP list has not been published Continue Story…

Time for Benton to Fulfill Great Expectations

By Posted on: July 11th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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The five star recruit had been saying all along that he would be a Tiger. Most everyone expected him to be one too – a Bengal Tiger. After all he had committed twice before to LSU. And on National Signing Day he did become a Tiger – although not a purple one. On February 4th, Continue Story…

The SEC on SB Nation

By Posted on: July 10th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

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Team Player Lutzenkirchen Named to Watch List for Individual Award

By Posted on: July 10th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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For the second straight season, Auburn senior Philip Lutzenkirchen has been named to the John Mackey Award watch list as the nation’s top tight end. The Nassau County Sports Commission released the 2012 list, named for former NFL and Baltimore Colts great John Mackey, today. The semi-finalist will be announced on November 12 and the Continue Story…

Auburn Must Do Better Celebrating Its Past

By Posted on: July 9th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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How can something so easy, be so hard? I’m not talking about implementing the new college football playoff, but rather an Auburn Football Hall of Fame and Museum. Kudos to AubTigerman for putting together those great pieces last week on the new Track’em Tigers Hall of Fame. Now it’s time for Auburn to follow suit. It’s Continue Story…