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It’s Time to Save Tailgating; Push Back the Start of College Football

By Posted on: August 25th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
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Even though it feels like the inferno from hell in East Alabama, the calendar says otherwise. It’s game week in Auburn. College football is back. All is right with the world. Now let’s fix the damn thermometer.If season openers feel much warmer to you than in your childhood, there’s good reason. We played later in Continue Story…

Enough With the Nick Marshall Story

By Posted on: August 11th, 2014 in Football 19 Comments »
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The Nick Marshall ordeal is over. On Sunday, he did what he had to do. He apologized to the Auburn Family. Case closed.“I made a mistake and I’m just trying to gain my trust back from the coaches,” Marshall said. “I let my family down and I’m also trying to gain their trust back and Continue Story…

Shades of Jeff Burger? Probably Not.

By Posted on: August 4th, 2014 in Football 22 Comments »
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So much for the big announcement. Gus Malzahn’s declaration that Nick Marshall would not start the opener against Arkansas really didn’t give fans the definitive answer they were expecting. All we know for sure is that he won’t take the first snap.This is nothing new for Auburn and its quarterbacks. Back in 1987, Tiger quarterback Continue Story…

A Pot Smoking, Flora-Bama Kind of Weekend

By Posted on: July 14th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
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There’s a cloud hanging over the start of today’s SEC Media Days event. A cloud of marijuana smoke. Just when we thought this year’s event was going to be a ho-hum affair, Nick Marshall gets cited for smoking pot behind his over-tinted car windows.Cue the drama.The gripping misdemeanor over the weekend threatened to overshadow a Continue Story…

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…

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…

Malzahn is Worth the Bet

By Posted on: June 9th, 2014 in Football 18 Comments »

Gus Malzahn may be the most popular coach in Auburn history – right now. The same could be said for Gene Chizik back in the summer of 2011. Like then, it’s hard to imagine anyone not wanting to lock Malzahn up for the long-term following the most exciting season in Auburn history.What if he fails? Continue Story…

It’s Time for Auburn to Claim More National Championships

By Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 in Football 24 Comments »
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It’s time for Auburn to claim more national championships. For years we’ve laughed at Alabama fans that drive around the state with those stupid “15” stickers on their cars. But here’s the thing: There are many across the country who actually believe Bama has that many titles.Perception is reality.Auburn will tackle the issue of claiming Continue Story…