Posts Tagged ‘Alabama football’

2013 SEC Most Over and Under Hyped

By Posted on: January 21st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 17 Comments »
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Still waxing nostalgic for last season. We’ve quit cold-tukey for two weeks now. Spring ball can’t get here quick enough. I’ve seen a few lists hyping what we can expect from the upcoming season but I’m curious in retrospect what was hyped to us back in 2013-both over-hyped and under-hyped–in a variety of categories. Here’s the Continue Story…

Nick Saban Blinks in Battle with Auburn

By Posted on: January 20th, 2014 in Football 23 Comments »

Momentum is a funny thing. When it’s going your way, you look tan and ready for the world. When it’s not, you just look old and outdated. Remember when Nick Saban was the cool kid on the block? You’ll have to reach way back, like to August.There was talk about a third consecutive national title Continue Story…

Let A.J. and His Mom Root For Whoever They Want, Alabama and Auburn Fans

By Posted on: December 31st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 9 Comments »
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                                                                                   A friendship cast in bronze? USA Sports imagesNot since the WWI Christmas Truce have we seen such Yultide détente between the annals of mortal enemies, but apparently A.J. McCarron thinks it’s perfectly fine to root on the other team from Alabama in the BCS National Championship game next Monday night, and so does his mom, for that Continue Story…

A Second Half Juggernaut.

By Posted on: December 26th, 2013 in Football 2 Comments »
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From Worst to First.(Photo by Acid Reign)      War Eagle, everybody! I hope everyone had a fine Christmas yesterday, and is ready to get back to reality today. Today, we’ll look at the second half of Auburn’s 2013 football season. After a 5-1 start to the season, I think Auburn folks were pretty satisfied with Continue Story…

The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You–and Your Coaches

By Posted on: December 17th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
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                                                                    Just kidding….We’ve now entered the dead period of college football, between the conference championship games and the start of the bowl season, which is long on talk and short on play. There’s really only two subjects: who’s going to win the bowl games–especially the BCS title, and all the coaching fires and hires.  If Continue Story…

Monday Musings

By Posted on: December 16th, 2013 in Football 11 Comments »
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It’s back to football today for the Auburn Tigers. While their fellow students begin the first day of Christmas break, Auburn players turn their attention back to the football field after a week of finals, graduation and award banquets.Gus Malzahn plans to follow a similar calendar to that used during the 2010 title run.“I thought Continue Story…

Make No Mistake; Saturday Was No Miracle at Jordan-Hare

By Posted on: December 2nd, 2013 in Football 41 Comments »
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Photo by Vasha Hunt/al.com “Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.”                                                  –  Bear BryantIt may be soothing for the Alabama faithful to point to luck as the reason Auburn won the Iron Continue Story…

Chris Davis Game Winning Missed Field Goal Touchdown Return vs Alabama and Rod & Stan’s Reaction in the Radio Booth

By Posted on: November 30th, 2013 in Football 10 Comments »

Watch Auburn’s Chris Davis’ improbable 109 yard touchdown run with no time left on the clock to beat No.1 Alabama and win the South Eastern Conference Western Division Championship.                                             Here’s Auburn play by play announcer Rod Bramblett calling the play on IMG radio.                             And here is Rod Bramblett and Stan White’s reaction in the radio Continue Story…