Posts Tagged ‘bret bielema’

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: February 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »

Oh, there’s Something Slowing Down Alright The NCAA announced this past week that the proposed ‘slow-down’ rule would soon be re-evaluated in the wake of overwhelming lack of support from head coaches. The new rule’s entire objective was to improve player safety, but thus far there have been no studies to show that it is necessary. Continue Story…

Saban Continues to Circle the Drain

By Posted on: February 24th, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
Nick Saban, Bret Bielema

Last week was not the best for Nick Saban. After being openly bashed by multiple, big-name coaches over his attempted end-around to slow down the HUNH, his reputation has taken a hit not seen since he lied to the Miami Dolphins about his future some seven years ago.Not only has his credibility been called into Continue Story…

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: February 21st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 18 Comments »

-Texas Tech football players treated fans attending a school basketball game with a halftime dunk contest. Clancy David, a walk-on wide receiver and self-proclaimed backwards name advocate, took home first place in the event. Apparently this was much more popular with the players than former head coach Tommy Tuberville’s annual Funk Contest.-Colorado St. running back, Continue Story…

Thursday Ramblings.

By Posted on: February 20th, 2014 in Baseball, Basketball, Football 12 Comments »
Bleak Midwinter

We’re in the bleak midwinter.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody. A long offseason continues, but there is a bit of a light at the end of the tunnel. Snow and ice have given way to thunderstorms and short sleeves here in the Deep South. Auburn football players have begun the dreaded mat drills Continue Story…

Tigers Rumble Past the Razorbacks. (with unit grades.)

By Posted on: November 3rd, 2013 in Football 10 Comments »
Coates Arky

                                               Coates hauls in an 88 yard touchdown pass!      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for the Acid Reign report, on Auburn’s 35-17 win over Arkansas in Fayetteville. The Tigers ran into a bit of a buzzsaw in Arkansas, who had two weeks to rest their weary legs and prepare for this one. The Auburn Continue Story…

Rip the Razorbacks!

By Posted on: November 2nd, 2013 in Football 447 Comments »
Arky Thread

                                                           Another twilight kickoff is on tap.                                                         Auburn vs. Arkansas, Open Thread.     War Eagle, everybody! It’s another fall football Saturday, and the Tigers are on the road this week, in Fayetteville against the Arkansas Razorbacks. It’s the last game of the year on Daylight Savings Time, and the first game of this year’s Amen Corner. Continue Story…

Auburn – Arkansas Set for Showdown in the West

By Posted on: November 1st, 2013 in Football 8 Comments »
200564170-005 - cowboys showdown

Even though the Auburn Tigers’ game against Arkansas kicks off at 5:00 pm CT Saturday in Fayetteville, the game has the trappings of a high noon showdown in the old west. Their 23rd meeting is rife with underlining story lines. With several members of the coaching staff hailing from the “Natural State” including Head Coach Continue Story…

Gearing up for Fayetteville.

By Posted on: October 31st, 2013 in Football 23 Comments »
Road team

Going on the road has been tough for the Tigers.      War Eagle, everybody! It’s Arkansas week for the Auburn Tigers, and everyone is talking about the Razorback Curse. Either that, or Bret Bielema’s whining about film on an extra point play. Examining the actual football played between these two schools reveals some curious things. Continue Story…