Posts Tagged ‘bruce pearl’

The Real Definition of Rich

By Posted on: July 7th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
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Society has its own definition of rich. The visual images include big homes, foreign cars, swimming pools and vacation cottages. Last week, Phillip Lutzenkirchen gave us the real image of rich. Looking at those pictures of a full high school football stadium in Atlanta during his memorial service, you realized this young man was among Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Gets the Heisman Treatment

By Posted on: May 6th, 2014 in Basketball, Football 13 Comments »
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In a season where most of the conference will be looking for a quarterback, Auburn has the luxury of finally returning one for a second season. Combine that with last year’s breakout season and you can understand why Nick Marshall is getting so much preseason attention.The preseason magazine season is upon us and a few Continue Story…

Bruce Pearl’s Open Letter to the Auburn Family

By Posted on: April 15th, 2014 in Basketball 7 Comments »

New Auburn Head Basketball Coach, Bruce Pearl released the following open letter today to the Auburn Family asking for support as he attempts to rebuild the Tiger program. Pearl says he plans for his Tigers to play for championships and he needs the Family to help in the quest by filling the Arena. “There are Continue Story…

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…

Chuck Person Says AU Basketball Will be Fast Paced Like Malzahn’s No Huddle Offense

By Posted on: April 8th, 2014 in Basketball 3 Comments »

Chuck Person says he’s on the same page with Head Coach, Bruce Pearl. Flanked by his high school coach Earl Henderson and his Auburn coach Sonny Smith, the New Auburn Basketball Assistant promised at his hiring press conference to work hard to bring success to the Auburn program. Chuck talks in the following video about Continue Story…

Bruce Pearl Could Hit a Homerun in Basketball With a “Rifleman” Hire

By Posted on: April 1st, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article 7 Comments »
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         Former Auburn great Chuck Person with legendary Coach Sonny Smith. (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com) Even though Auburn is not a part of this year’s March Madness, there has been a lot of excitement about Auburn Basketball the past two weeks. The hiring of Bruce Pearl on March 18th has fired up the fan base and Continue Story…

Bruce Almighty!

By Posted on: March 18th, 2014 in Basketball 24 Comments »
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Photo by Julie Bennett/al.com Who would have dreamed that the most prominent coach ever hired by Auburn University would be its basketball coach? In a span of little more than a year, the athletic department has gone from employing Gene Chizik and Tony Barbee to Gus Malzahn and Bruce Pearl as its two marquee coaches.George Continue Story…

Auburn Hires the Right Man as Tigers’ New Basketball Coach

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