Archive for May, 2014

Nostalgia Friday: 1987 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech

By Posted on: May 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »

Editor’s Note: The YouTube feed to these videos have recently been removed. While they functioned correctly prior to publishing, they no longer work now. Attempts to restore them have been unsuccessful. Because some have commented, we’ve chosen to leave the story up. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Today’s Nostalgia Friday looks at the 1987 Auburn-Georgia Tech game which Continue Story…

Splatter the Spartans!

By Posted on: May 29th, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
SDSU Preview

San Jose State had trouble with the better teams, last season(AP Photo, Ron Delhorn)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. In week two, Auburn takes on Mountain West team San Jose State in Auburn, on September 6th. This one will be televised somewhere, and it is likely to be Continue Story…

Change on the Horizon for SEC as Part of NCAA Super Division

By Posted on: May 28th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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                                      SEC Commissioner Mike Slive (photo:Marvin Gentry,USAToday) The spring meetings of the South Eastern Conference got underway yesterday in Destin, Florida. And for the first time in several years SEC scheduling is not the hot button issue. That Continue Story…

Kasey Cooper Named National Freshman of the Year

By Posted on: May 28th, 2014 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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                                                                                                                                                (photo:Zach Bland, Auburn media)“This award couldn’t have gone to a more deserving person,” Auburn Head Softball Coach Clint Myers speaking about Freshman, Kasey Cooper. The Tiger third baseman had just been named the Division I Co-National Freshman of the Year. Cooper will share the honor with Tennessee’s Annie Aldrete. The award was presented by the Continue Story…

The End of Conference Divisions?

By Posted on: May 27th, 2014 in Football 17 Comments »
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What if the recent arguments over conference scheduling didn’t matter? That could well be the case if the Atlantic Coast Conference has its way. Last week, a story surfaced that’s gotten very little attention until now.The ACC has submitted a proposal to the NCAA that would allow conferences to do away with divisional play and Continue Story…

On Behalf of A Grateful Nation

By Posted on: May 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, News 6 Comments »

I remember it like it was yesterday. The honor guard took the flag from my father’s casket, folded it, and saluted it. Then one of them knelt down in front of me, speaking softly as he placed it in my hands. Although there were more words spoken, what stood out to me was when he Continue Story…

Rupture the Razorbacks!

By Posted on: May 22nd, 2014 in Football 15 Comments »
Arkansas preview

Tigers hope to start another high flying season!(Photo save-as ‘ed from somewhere a long time ago, and edited. Can’t remember…)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now to start previewing Auburn’s upcoming opponents. On August 30th, Auburn kicks off at home against the Arkansas Razorbacks, at 3 PM Central time on the SEC Network. There’s Continue Story…

Wild Bill Gets His Due

By Posted on: May 21st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »

He played with Auburn’s ‘Player of the Century,’ Tucker Frederickson; with Jimmy Sidle, one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play for the Tigers; and with Iron Bowl hero Mailon Kent. He was drafted by both the NFL and the old AFL, playing linebacker with the Lions, Eagles, and the Saints. He played with such Continue Story…