Archive for January, 2014

Sent to Jay Jacobs – Other National Championships

By Posted on: January 31st, 2014 in Member Post 12 Comments »

Mr. Jacobs,I’ve seen several articles today that have quoted you as saying the athletic department is considering claiming additional football titles. This is a terrible idea. Auburn is better than that.I believe in honesty and truthfulness, without which I cannot win the respect and confidence of my fellow men.As flawed as the pre-BCS system was Continue Story…

We have lost another member of the AU Family

By Posted on: January 31st, 2014 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                                           (photo:Tracy Wilcox, Golfweek)We have lost another family member.Auburn Womens Golf Team Director of Golf Operations Danielle Downey was killed in a car crash Thursday. Danielle was an accomplished golfer in her own rite and played on the Futures Tour and the LPGA tour. Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1994 Auburn vs. LSU

By Posted on: January 31st, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »

     Before craziness took on a whole new meaning in 2013, there was September 17, 1994. Auburn coach Terry Bowden put his nearly two-year unbeaten streak on the line when his Tigers welcomed LSU to Jordan-Hare Stadium. For more than three quarters it was a nightmare for Auburn fans.Trailing 23-9 well into the fourth quarter, Continue Story…

Auburn Basketball Breaks Streak Over Pachyderm’s back, Beat Bama 74 55! – (Malzahn receives Iron Bowl Trophy)

By Posted on: January 30th, 2014 in Basketball 8 Comments »
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            Auburn players celebrate win over Bama with the student section. (photo:Julie Bennett,al.com)Chris Denson and KT Harrell scored a combined 55 points tonight to help Auburn end their losing streak and defeat arch rival Alabama. The two Auburn guards matched the total points scored by the Tide as the Tigers broke the streak over the Continue Story…

Auburn’s Invisible Quarterback.

By Posted on: January 30th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
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The top returning quarterback in the SEC.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Today, the icy state of Alabama thaws out, and we look forward to spring football. With the state shut down, I had plenty of time to catch up on my reading. One thing that really struck me was that nationally and Continue Story…

Auburn Looks to Win Barbee’s 2nd Iron Bowl of Basketball

By Posted on: January 29th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article 12 Comments »
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Cam Newton celebrates Auburn Basketball’s last win over Alabama. (photo: Albert Cesare,Opelika Auburn News)February 6th, 2013 Auburn’s leading scorer Frankie Sullivan missed his first 11 shots against Alabama and the Tigers trailed at the half 23-13. But Auburn overcame the deficit to win The Iron Bowl of Basketball 49-37. It was the last time Auburn Continue Story…

Crowded Conferences May Spell End For Divisions As We Know Them

By Posted on: January 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
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The SEC was the first conference in the country to move to divisional play in 1992 to utilize an obscure NCAA rule that permitted a conference championship game to be added between the two divisional champs. It further dictates that each division must have an equal number of teams and that each team play every Continue Story…

UGA Hires Tracy Rocker

By Posted on: January 27th, 2014 in Member Post 12 Comments »

UGA made a move in the right direction by hiring former Auburn player and coach, Tracy Rocker. Members can read more about Rocker joining the Bulldog staff at this link.  Will the back to back hires of Rocker and Jeremy Pruitt get UGA to the top of the SEC East?