Archive for June, 2014

Phillip Lutzenkirchen – A Life of Impact

By Posted on: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »
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Celebrating July 4th Week and …Track ‘em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame

By Posted on: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 25 Comments »
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                                                                                    Cadillac Williams (photo:Chris Graythen/getty images)With the possible exception of Christmas and New Years, there’s not a bigger American holiday than the fourth of July. The celebration of our nation’s independence is a time honored tradition. It’s a time for parades, fireworks, barbecues, and vacations. And traditionally it’s a time for the staff here at Continue Story…

A Family Mourns

By Posted on: June 29th, 2014 in Member Post 1 Comment »

Today the Auburn Family lost a son. According to multiple media outlets, Phillip Lutzenkirchen was killed early Sunday morning in a crash outside LaGrange, GA. The most details I’ve seen so far can be found here. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Lutzenkirchen family. You raised an inspiring young man who will be Continue Story…

We Have Lost Lutzie … “Crushed and without words.”

By Posted on: June 29th, 2014 in Football, News 13 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                          (photo:al.com)Reports have surfaced from Georgia that Phillip Lutzenkirchen was killed in car crash in Troup County, Georgia. He was signed by the Rams and released in August 2013. I will always remember him as a fine young man who did his Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1972 Sugar Bowl

By Posted on: June 27th, 2014 in Football 1 Comment »

Our Nostalgia Friday pieces typically highlight Auburn victories from years past. Today we take a look at a loss. The footage here from the 1972 Sugar Bowl between Auburn and Oklahoma is just too good to pass up regardless of the outcome.The 1971 season will be remembered as the Heisman Trophy winning year of Pat Continue Story…

A Showdown in Starkville!

By Posted on: June 26th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
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Auburn’s last visit wasn’t so great.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On October 11th, Auburn continues its SEC schedule with a tough road trip to play Mississippi State in Starkville. I’ve seen some projections that both teams will be undefeated coming into this game, but Continue Story…

Squeezing Even More Out of the Gus Bus

By Posted on: June 25th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »

snake·bit (see also snake·bit·ten) adjective – Experiencing a period of misfortune or inability to succeedWe all saw the incredible effect and potential of the Gus Bus HUNH offense on the defenses of the Southeastern Conference last year. Auburn transformed from an unremarkable and misfiring offensive scheme in 2012 into one of the most potent and Continue Story…

Former Tiger Tim Puetz Plays Today in Second Round at Wimbledon – (Updated: Puetz impressive in loss)

By Posted on: June 25th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 3 Comments »
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                              Tim Puetz won his debut match at Wimbledon. (photo:Jim Kruger,yahoo)In four seasons at Auburn, star tennis player, Tim Puetz was named All-SEC four times averaging at least 18 wins per season including racking up an incredible .857 winning percentage during his senior year. Now that Puetz is a tennis pro, it comes as no Continue Story…