Archive for August, 2013

To See Where You Are Going, You Have to Know Where You Have Been (Aubie Edition)

By Posted on: August 27th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

Before you get to the end of this post I highly recommend getting a box of Kleenex. If you don’t need them by the end, you are stalwart indeed.Aubie actually came to be in 1959 at the hand of Birmingham Post-Herald cartoonist Phil Neel. He created the image for a football program on Oct. 3rd Continue Story…

Time to Get Taped Up

By Posted on: August 26th, 2013 in Football 17 Comments »

I’ve waited to say these words since November: It’s game week! The college football season is the shortest of all major sports. It runs three months, takes most of December off before finishing with a flurry in January. For most of us, these next few months are the most treasured on the calendar.Let’s get started…Auburn Continue Story…

Question from Cougar Fans in Auburn

By Posted on: August 25th, 2013 in Member Post 5 Comments »

My son and I are coming in to Auburn for our home opener and are looking forward to the SEC experience. What are the 3 or 4 things we need to see or do (besides watching a good football game) while we’re are in War Eagle country?  Thanks Dmarshall4@comcast.net

In the House of Orange and Blues

By Posted on: August 24th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 11 Comments »

Photo courtesy of Scott Fillmer - http://scottfillmer.comI blame Pandora.com for what follows. The website is aptly named. Once opened, the opulent wealth of 20th Century music swirls out to consume me and I lose myself in a whirlwind of songs from my youth, unable to stop the incessant flow of musical memories as they play across Continue Story…

One Week to Go

By Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 19 Comments »

Good Friday to you. I’m stepping into Derrick’s spot this week, while he takes a much needed breather. A week from now we’ll be marking off the tailgate spot. It’s hard to believe college football is here.I can’t remember being this excited for a football season. I guess it’s because we didn’t have one last Continue Story…

Six Tigers on Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team

By Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 in Football, News Comments Off
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                            C.J. Uzomah garners his first mention as a potential All – SEC player.The Auburn Football Team has landed six players on the Coaches preseason All-South Eastern Conference Team. The announcement was released today by the SEC office. Auburn’s 1,000 yard rusher Tre Mason joined Remington Trophy watch List Center Reese Dismukes, kicker Cody Parkey, Continue Story…

Another Iron Bowl for the Ages.

By Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 21 Comments »
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Can the Tigers break away again?      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview, the last of the preseason. On November 30th, Auburn hosts Alabama in Jordan Hare Stadium for the Iron Bowl. This year, the Tigers get a bye week between the Georgia and Alabama games, hopefully to rest, recuperate Continue Story…

Auburn Looks to Plug Holes on Defense Before Season Opener

By Posted on: August 21st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 17 Comments »

“Football is a game of collisions and we have had some unfortunate situations.” That’s the way Auburn Defensive Coordinator Ellis Johnson responded to a question this week about his defense sustaining so many injuries during fall camp.It’s also often up to chance. Take Jonathan Jones and Defensive End Dee Ford. Jones was having a great Continue Story…