Posts Tagged ‘Dee Ford’

NFL Pro Day on The Plains (updated with video)

By Posted on: March 4th, 2014 in Football 1 Comment »
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Tennessee Titan’s DT Zack Clayton sacks Seattle’s Matt Flynn. Clayton got his chance with the Titans after Auburn’s 2010 Pro Day.Today is NFL Pro day on The Plains and with Auburn coming off an SEC Championship year, there should be a lot of NFL scouts checking out several Tigers. In fact reports are that all Continue Story…

A Season for the Ages

By Posted on: January 13th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo by Julie Bennett/al.comHas it really been a week? If the Kick Six was the pinnacle of Auburn fandom, then last Monday night in Pasadena was the bottom. Like many of you, I’m still learning to cope. I couldn’t bring myself to look Continue Story…

Odds Have Never Fazed Gus Malzahn

By Posted on: November 27th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 9 Comments »
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                                                                                                     (photo: Bill Feiga,The advocate)Many smirked when new Head Coach Gus Malzahn said his goal for Auburn was to contend for championships, declaring after he was hired, “It’s A New Day.” People shrugged it off like it was just another ad slogan. You really couldn’t blame anyone, after all what were the odds that Gus Continue Story…

Auburn Has Always Been Known for Tough Defenses

By Posted on: November 6th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 9 Comments »
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Trailing Auburn 14-3 in the second quarter, Arkansas drove 73 yards to set up a first-and-goal at the Auburn four-yard line. Then running back Jonathan Williams was stopped on consecutive third and fourth down plays. Met at the line both times by Auburn linebacker JaViere Mitchel, the Auburn freshman drove the runner back for a Continue Story…

Auburn Week 8 winner of Academy’s College Football Game of the Year contest‏

By Posted on: October 25th, 2013 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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Auburn’s win over Texas A&M has been chosen as the Game of the Week by the US Sports Academy. A national panel of experts selects the weekly winner of the Academy’s College Football Game of the Year Contest. Each week’s winner is considered for the award honoring the best College Football Game of the Year Continue Story…

Bringing a Never Say Quit Attitude to the Auburn Defense

By Posted on: September 18th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 13 Comments »
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The Auburn football player started fall camp with high hopes after being chosen the Defensive MVP of A-Day, being named to three pre-season all-SEC teams, and being named to the watch list for the Bednarik Award, (an honor which goes to the nation’s top defensive player). Then in the second practice, he suffered a knee Continue Story…

Six Tigers on Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team

By Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 in Football, News Comments Off
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                            C.J. Uzomah garners his first mention as a potential All – SEC player.The Auburn Football Team has landed six players on the Coaches preseason All-South Eastern Conference Team. The announcement was released today by the SEC office. Auburn’s 1,000 yard rusher Tre Mason joined Remington Trophy watch List Center Reese Dismukes, kicker Cody Parkey, Continue Story…

Auburn Looks to Plug Holes on Defense Before Season Opener

By Posted on: August 21st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 17 Comments »

“Football is a game of collisions and we have had some unfortunate situations.” That’s the way Auburn Defensive Coordinator Ellis Johnson responded to a question this week about his defense sustaining so many injuries during fall camp.It’s also often up to chance. Take Jonathan Jones and Defensive End Dee Ford. Jones was having a great Continue Story…