Posts Tagged ‘Auburn Football’

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…

Judge in Ed O’Bannon Case Appears to be Leaning Toward Decision to Radically Change College Sports

By Posted on: June 24th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News 5 Comments »

In July, 2009 former UCLA All-American Basketball Player Ed O’Bannon filed a suit against the NCAA to allow players to sell the rights to their names, images and likenesses for use on television broadcasts and in video games. The problem with that: The NCAA has always viewed college athletes as amateurs. The official line from Continue Story…

Will You Be Able to See the SEC Network?

By Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
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Yesterday I found myself starring semi-comatose at the Belgium-Russia World Cup Soccer match. This is what happens to college football fans in the summer. You sit in front of the television for six hours watching a sport you don’t understand and then walk away speaking with a British accent.The good news is that Auburn kicks-off Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1994 Auburn vs. Florida

By Posted on: June 20th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »

The 1994 edition of Auburn vs. Florida will go down as one of the most exciting wins of the decade. Terry Bowden’s Tigers came to Gainesville riding a 16-game winning streak and most everyone expected it to come to an end against the top-ranked Gators.Led by quarterback Patrick Nix, Auburn came into the game a Continue Story…

West Title on the Line Against LSU.

By Posted on: June 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
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Can Auburn take LSU at home?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On October 4th, Auburn resumes its SEC West Schedule in earnest, taking on the LSU Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. I’d look for this game to either be the CBS afternoon headliner, or a primetime Continue Story…