Posts Tagged ‘auburn coaching search’

Return of the The Rifleman – “A Very Special Day for Auburn Basketball”

By Posted on: April 8th, 2014 in Basketball 7 Comments »

The greatest basketball player in Auburn history is coming home to coach at his alma mater. Chuck Person, known as the Rifleman during his All-American career at Auburn has been hired by Head Coach Bruce Pearl as an assistant coach. He helped lead the Tigers to an SEC Tournament Championship and three NCAA Tournaments  including Continue Story…

Auburn Hires the Right Man as Tigers’ New Basketball Coach

By Posted on: March 18th, 2014 in Basketball, News 26 Comments »

Auburn announced the hiring of Bruce Pearl this morning as the Tigers’ new basketball coach. Auburn AD, Jay Jacobs said, “From the moment I met Coach Pearl and heard his vision for our basketball program, it was clear he’s the right man at the right time for Auburn.” One things for sure, Jacobs has brought Continue Story…

Auburn Dismisses Basketball CoachTony Barbee

By Posted on: March 12th, 2014 in Basketball, News 16 Comments »

Auburn lost to South Carolina 74-56 tonight in the South Eastern Conference Tournament to end another losing season in the SEC. A short time later AD Jay Jacobs announced that Head Coach Tony Barbee would not be returning for a fifth year.Barbee was 49-75 overall and 18-51 in his four years in the SEC. It Continue Story…

Pawlowski Out at Auburn, Jacobs Starts His Third Coaching Search This Year

By Posted on: May 27th, 2013 in Baseball 6 Comments »
2013 SEC Baseball Game 2: Alabama vs Auburn

After Auburn Baseball failed to make the NCAA Tournament today for the third consecutive year, John Pawlowski was fired as the Tigers’ head coach. In making the decision, Athletic Director Jay Jacobs said a change was “necessary to help us achieve the goal” of playing for championships. The Tigers finished the regular season strong, going Continue Story…

It’s Time to Make an Auburn New Year’s Resolution

By Posted on: December 31st, 2012 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Other Sports 14 Comments »
calvin-and-hobbes - New Year's Resolution

They say confession is good for the soul. So here today, I am publically confessing that I am an addict. That’s right I am addicted to following every bit of news I can get on the Auburn Tigers. Now at first glance that wouldn’t seem to qualify me as an addict; not at least until Continue Story…

Hurry Up and Wait

By Posted on: December 7th, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 71 Comments »
Gus Malzahn will lead Auburn into a new football era.

Tom has Jerry, Batman has the Joker, Charles Barkley has his golf swing, and now Nick Saban has Gus Malzahn. For the first time in many months, Auburn fans had reason to rejoice earlier this week when Gus Malzahn was introduced as Auburn’s new head football coach. The hire does not come without criticism. Some Continue Story…

Auburn Coaching Update

By Posted on: December 4th, 2012 in Football 18 Comments »

Rumors are flying like crazy today as Auburn’s coaching search comes to its conclusion. Speaking to reporters this afternoon, Auburn president Jay Gogue said an announcement would come in the next 24 hours, possibly even today.At the start of the day, Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart was the hot name, with some sources saying the Continue Story…

A Big Name Coach Doesn’t Guarantee Success

By Posted on: December 4th, 2012 in Football 37 Comments »
Auburn Practice Football

Letdown. That’s the word trending across message boards and Twitter accounts in relation to the Auburn coaching search. With Jimbo Fisher, Bob Stoops, Jim Mora Jr. and other big name coaches seemingly bowing out of the Auburn search, fans are flooding social media sites expressing their disappointment in what they perceive as a lack of Continue Story…