Archive for June, 2013

Message to Bret Bielema, “Don’t Whine … Deal With It”

By Posted on: June 19th, 2013 in Football 11 Comments »

In case you haven’t noticed, there has been an increasing number of calls from some college football coaches to slow down or neutralize the fast paced offenses played at places  like Oregon, Texas A&M, and Auburn The latest to add his voice to the debate is Arkansas’s new coach, Bret Bielema. While not the first Continue Story…

To Know Where You Are Going You Have To Know Where You Have Been (Iron Bowl ’89 Edition)

By Posted on: June 18th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 5 Comments »
Jordan-Hare Players Entrance

December 2, 1989 as former Coach Pat Dye put it,  “It’s going to be the most emotional day in Auburn history.” It was the first time Alabama played a football game in Jordon Hare Stadium and it was just that, emotional!Once the series was resumed in 1948 after a 41 year break all the games Continue Story…

Is Auburn Turning the Corner?

By Posted on: June 17th, 2013 in Baseball, Other Sports 4 Comments »

The hiring of a softball and baseball coach hardly signifies the return of a once great athletic program. But there’s little doubt that last Friday’s announcements sent a loud and clear message to the rest of the SEC.Athletic Director Jay Jacobs’s job will not be saved based on the results of spring sports. Like every Continue Story…

Consecrated Ground

By Posted on: June 16th, 2013 in Featured Article 3 Comments »

Photo courtesy of farm9.staticflickr.com/8014/7497321358_99429108b4_z.jpg The echo of a low and constant rumble comes to us from the far horizon. Is it difficult to determine if it is a summer thunderstorm or a ghostly cannonade. Dimly heard on the wind is the mournful mutter of a far off battlefield. Spectral voices call back to us from a Continue Story…

Jay Jacobs Hits Homerun With Sunny Golloway Hire

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Baseball, News 10 Comments »
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After evaluating over a half dozen coaches to replace John Pawlowski, Auburn AD Jay Jacobs hit a home run tonight when he announced the hiring of Oklahoma’s Head Coach, Sunny Golloway. Under pressure to deliver, Jacobs said he was looking for proven winners who could contend for championships. He got his man in hiring Galloway Continue Story…

Oklahoma TV Reports Galloway is New Auburn Baseball Coach

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Baseball, News Comments Off

The Channel 6 news in Norman, Oklahoma is reporting breaking news that Oklahoma coach Sunny Galloway has accepted the job at Auburn University. Quote: “After nine seasons, four super regionals and a College World Series appearance, Oklahoma baseball coach Sunny Golloway has decided to leave Norman. Sources are confirming that Golloway has accepted the vacant Continue Story…

Auburn Hires Clint Meyers – One of Best Softball Coaches in College Sports

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »
lockwoodsoftx-large- Clint Meyers

Auburn has hired Arizona State Head Coach Clint Meyers to become the Tigers’ second head coach in program history. Meyers is considered one of the top coaches in the country. While at ASU he has taken his team to eight straight Super Regionals and seven appearances in the College World Series, winning two National Championships Continue Story…

College Football’s Renaissance Part 2

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Featured Article 5 Comments »
Crossroads

Part of the BCS’s appeal was that one could look at rankings and forecast a team’s final destination under an assumed scenario. Not anymore. With no solid framework for a selection process, the playoff committee has the potential to make completely arbitrary decisions. If there’s one thing college football needs less of, it is old Continue Story…