Archive for December, 2012

Bear with me, Got a story to tell…

By Posted on: December 17th, 2012 in Football 15 Comments »

We walked along the wooded trail to a clearing. He motioned ahead, “There’s a picnic table over there. Let’s take a seat and talk for a spell.”After a moment he began, his voice resonating in his chest like distant thunder.“In the fourth year of his tenure leading a storied SEC West team, an embattled coach Continue Story…

Merry Christmas from Track’em Tigers

By Posted on: December 16th, 2012 in Member Post Comments Off

Auburn’s Collapse

By Posted on: December 16th, 2012 in Member Post 5 Comments »

How in the name of “logic’ did Chizik think that changing both his offensive and defensive coordinators and schemes would result in anything but disaster. Having spent over 40 years in the business world, you hire skills that are in line with your strategy.  This is basic organizational planning, it amazes me that a headcoach Continue Story…

The New BCS Playoff System or The SEC Invitational

By Posted on: December 15th, 2012 in Football 2 Comments »

Now that the coach search is winding down I want to call your attention to a new playoff system that will begin next year. It is called The SEC Invitational. The new BCS playoff system has 4 teams in a 2 game series to determine the National Championship of college football.Everyone knows the SEC has Continue Story…

Recruiting Primer for Auburn 2013 Class

By Posted on: December 14th, 2012 in Football 21 Comments »
Tiger Walk vs. Texas A&M

 Hello once again everybody, and War Eagle!Your regular Friday lineup has been trashed, and you are stuck with me today. Derrick will return next week at his regularly scheduled spot.We are going to be talking about recruiting this week. We will look at the current commits, their measurements and then take a guess at how Continue Story…

Auburn Interested in Ex Arkansas Running Backs Coach Tim Horton

By Posted on: December 13th, 2012 in Member Post 1 Comment »

Horton’s Bio: 1986-89: Arkansas player (All Conference player) 1990-1992: Appalachian State (wide receivers / tight ends) 1993-1998: Appalachian State (running backs / recruiting coordinator) 1999-2004: Air Force (wide receivers) 2005: Air Force (running backs) 2006: Kansas State (running backs) 2007 (January): Air Force (offensive coordinator) 2007-2011: Arkansas (running backs) Tim Horton, no association with Tim Continue Story…

Things to Leave Behind in 2012.

By Posted on: December 13th, 2012 in Football 26 Comments »

                            White shirts at home for the coaching staff? Gone, hopefully!      War Eagle, everybody! It’s that time of year, where the fitful sputtering sun stays in the southern sky for only a few hours each day, while folks are busier than ever. I don’t know about you, but December often has the longest work Continue Story…

Tommy is back in the news… and no matter how you spin it, it’s not good!

By Posted on: December 12th, 2012 in Member Post 11 Comments »

Isn’t it funny… his name just will not go away… Tommy Tuberville is once again in the news. And it’s not that he doesn’t belong there. He is a very successful coach by anyone’s standards. No, Tubs is in the news for his actions. And my view is that actions always, ALWAYS, A-L-W-A-Y-S speak louder Continue Story…