Archive for April, 2013

Auburn’s Top Two Receivers Will Make It in the NFL

By Posted on: April 30th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »
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          Emory Blake scored a touchdown in Auburn’s 2010 BCS Championship win over Oregon. Auburn Wide Receiver Emory Blake joined Tight End Phillip Lutzenkirchen and Safety Daren Bates yesterday in signing as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Rams. In giving Bates a chance, the Rams have signed one of the hardest working guys Continue Story…

Give Credit to Jay Jacobs

By Posted on: April 29th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 9 Comments »

I’ve been known to be tough on Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs in this space. I also want to be fair. I’d be remiss if I didn’t praise him for how he handled the recent tabloid-like stories from Selena Roberts and ESPN.When trash like this hits the fan, you want your athletic department to react Continue Story…

Lutzie’s quote, “…Thick and Thin”

By Posted on: April 27th, 2013 in Member Post 1 Comment »

I think we ought to capitalize on his “through Thick and Thin…” expression. About 20 years from now, he would make a great Auburn University President. Go get your doctorate, Lutzie!

Enough Already

By Posted on: April 26th, 2013 in Featured Article 17 Comments »

The more that is written about Auburn, the more obvious it is that not many people understand what it’s all about. The Auburn Family isn’t something dreamt up by Gene Chizik and Trooper Taylor over drinks with Milton McGregor. Auburn is *not* on probation. We aren’t the “War Eagles.” The Auburn Oaks weren’t just special Continue Story…

Geared up for a New Season!

By Posted on: April 25th, 2013 in Football 6 Comments »
Downhill Power

Who’ll play major roles for the Tigers next fall?      War Eagle, everybody! Spring drills have come to a close, and from here, it’s up to the players to continue to work out, hone their craft, and get even stronger. It’s said that summer workouts make or break a team, and we certainly saw the Continue Story…

The Great Tradition of Rolling Toomer’s Corner Will Continue.

By Posted on: April 24th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 8 Comments »
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It’s been two years since a twisted mind admitted to poisoning Auburn University’s famed Toomer Oaks. And Tuesday the trees were finally taken downSeveral thousand fans made the trek to Auburn this past weekend to be a part of history and to say goodbye to the 100 year old oaks. As workers removed the sacred Continue Story…

The Oaks are coming down as I write this

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 in Member Post 2 Comments »

Go to www.cnn.com for a series of pics and article about the cutting of the Toomers Oaks. I will admit it is hard to read and look at the pics without a tear.

Never Let the Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 16 Comments »
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                     Gene Chizik met with the media Monday and called the ESPN/Selena Roberts                      report “absurd.” By now most well informed Auburn people are aware of the facts that have come out completely refuting the innuendos, half Continue Story…