Archive for April, 2014

Recruiting News: An update to an update!

By Posted on: April 30th, 2014 in Member Post 5 Comments »
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                                                                                                      (photo: Lauren Barnard/auburntigers.com)Have you ever had one of those moments you saw an opportunity or felt like you had some insight as to what was going on in whatever endeavor you were observing? Call it a “eureka moment”.  I think I have had one of those events… or maybe it was bumping my head Continue Story…

Tradition Like Auburn – Georgia is What Sets College Football Apart

By Posted on: April 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
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                                                        The 1892 Auburn Football Team.Families arrived by carriage while many others came on horseback as close to 3,000 people gathered on a chilly winter’s day in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park to witness a group of young men play a new game called football. It was February 20, 1892 and the young collegians came together on Continue Story…

Saying Goodbye To A Hero…

By Posted on: April 29th, 2014 in Member Post 26 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                 (photo: Auburn Media)It’s an amazing thing when you think about it – touching other people in a way that changes their lives forever, hopefully in a positive way. If you are of the Christian faith touching people and influencing them to walk the path you are walking… that’s the mark we are all suppose Continue Story…

Grant Says Some Auburn Players Went Without Food Due to NCAA Rules

By Posted on: April 28th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »

Much is being made about the proposed changes in scholarship benefits given to student athletes. UConn basketball player Shabazz Napier made headlines last month when he told reporters that he often went to bed hungry because of NCAA rules stipulating how often schools can provide meals and snacks to players.In reaction to the comments, the Continue Story…

Remembering David Langner

By Posted on: April 26th, 2014 in Member Post, Memories, News 6 Comments »

He and Bill Newton were the main characters in one of the most memorable Auburn wins in Iron Bowl history and now, David Langner has lost the battle with cancer and slipped the mortal coil. I was fortunate to witness, in person, the Punt Bama Punt game and will always remember the heroics by “The Continue Story…

It’s Crunch Time for the Tigers – (Update: Tigers Win Arkansas Series!)

By Posted on: April 25th, 2014 in Baseball, Featured Article 4 Comments »
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Dillon Ortman, tied for the most wins in the SEC, will take the mound in first game of Ark. series. (photo:Zach Bland/Auburn media)Auburn Baseball will travel to Arkansas tonight for a battle with the Razorbacks to stay relative in the SEC West. After opening the SEC season with two series wins over Texas A&M and Continue Story…

Taking the Next Step.

By Posted on: April 24th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
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Breaking down the Auburn spring defense.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Spring drills have ended, A-Day has been played, and it’s going to be a long four months till the college football season starts. However, I think this past spring has the Auburn fan base as optimistic as I’ve seen in a long Continue Story…

Do Slive Comments Signal the End of Auburn-Georgia?

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »

If you are of a certain age, you remember how big the Oklahoma-Nebraska rivalry used to be in the Midwest. Once thought untouchable, the game is now a distant memory. Like that series, conference realignment threatens to kill the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.SEC Commissioner Mike Slive made headlines on Monday when he announced that a Continue Story…