Archive for February, 2014

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: February 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »

Oh, there’s Something Slowing Down Alright The NCAA announced this past week that the proposed ‘slow-down’ rule would soon be re-evaluated in the wake of overwhelming lack of support from head coaches. The new rule’s entire objective was to improve player safety, but thus far there have been no studies to show that it is necessary. Continue Story…

The Auburn Bruisers.

By Posted on: February 27th, 2014 in Basketball 7 Comments »
Auburn Arena

Should Tony Barbee get another year?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! I decided to watch a little Auburn basketball tonight on my DVR, and I think a cage match broke out. At home in Auburn Arena, Auburn took out the trash and decked South Carolina 83-67. A 16 point win at home against Continue Story…

Sunny Golloway Means Business – Tigers headed to Omaha in first season

By Posted on: February 26th, 2014 in Baseball, Featured Article 17 Comments »
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                                          This guy means business. (photo: Julie Bennett, al.com)New Auburn Baseball Coach Sunny Golloway went out on a limb after being hired to take over the Tiger program. He boldly declared Auburn would not only Continue Story…

Auburn Softball Team Ranked in Top 25 for First Time this Year

By Posted on: February 25th, 2014 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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               Marcy Harper throws a strike during the Plainsman Invite , Feb.9th. (photo:auburntigers.com)The Auburn Softball team was ranked in the top 25 teams in the country today when the Tigers broke into the poll at No. 24. It is the first national raking for the Tigers since 2012.The national Continue Story…

NCAA Fiction

By Posted on: February 25th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »

Early morning, apartment interior. Coach Craig and Coach Grimes enter. Coach Craig - Hey kids - The two men stroll inside.Nick Saban, a young blond-haired surfer kid with a “Flock of Seagulls” haircut, who has yet to say a word, lies on a couch with a hamburger in his hand. Bret Beilema, a white, preppy-looking sort with a buzzcut.Coach Continue Story…

It’s time for Nick Laurel and Bret Hardy to take the klown act on the road…

By Posted on: February 24th, 2014 in Member Post Comments Off

…Or they could cuddle up at the Mercedes dealership and enjoy another endeavor. It’s clear they aren’t BigBoy coaching material. Big Boys challenge innovation with their own innovations not related to whining for help from poppa Emmert. Da Bahr, facing beatdowns from integrated teams installed the wish bone and went color blind. If he were alive Continue Story…

Saban Continues to Circle the Drain

By Posted on: February 24th, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
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Last week was not the best for Nick Saban. After being openly bashed by multiple, big-name coaches over his attempted end-around to slow down the HUNH, his reputation has taken a hit not seen since he lied to the Miami Dolphins about his future some seven years ago.Not only has his credibility been called into Continue Story…

Dufner watch-Accenture Match Play Championship, Updated

By Posted on: February 21st, 2014 in Member Post, Other Sports 1 Comment »
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Jason in true AU fashion is staging dramtic late comebacks and is going through the field in the Accenture Match Play Championship. In the first round he was 3 down with 3 holes to play. He birdied 16 and 17 and won 18 with a par. On the first whole of overtime…sudden death, he made Continue Story…