Posts Tagged ‘jay gogue’

Auburn Adds New Free Tailgaiting and Parking for 2013 Season

By Posted on: June 28th, 2013 in Football, News 5 Comments »

Back in May, Auburn University President Jay Gogue                said one of his expectations of the Athletic Department was the,“enhancing of  the game-day experience, on and off the field.” Well today Auburn AD, Jay Jacobs announced the addition of more than 2,000 free parking spaces along with the opening of new tailgate areas for the 2013 Continue Story…

Auburn News and Notes

By Posted on: June 3rd, 2013 in Featured Article 12 Comments »

Paul Finebaum has gotten a lot of press the past week for his move to the new SEC Network and his relocation to Charlotte where the network will be headquartered. While he’ll get more exposure regionally, it’s a huge victory for the state of Alabama.The move effectively silences all of his former callers. While ESPN, Continue Story…

Tailgating and Enhancing the Game Day Experience on The Plains

By Posted on: May 29th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 18 Comments »

Every autumn for three generations our family has made the trek to east Alabama to watch the Tigers play and to bask in the glow that is uniquely Auburn. The football game is immensely important, but for me and thousands of others, just being there and tailgating makes for a special day. Tailgating is one Continue Story…

“What Comes Next Sits Squarely on My Shoulders.”

By Posted on: May 14th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 12 Comments »

Auburn A.D. Jay Jacobs says he has a plan … a plan to improve the athletics department including how to turnaround the lack of winning in the big three major sports. Speaking before the Auburn Chamber of Commerce today, Jacobs said that University President Jay Gogue has made it clear that he has high expectations Continue Story…

The Report Is In – Gogue Expects Jay Jacobs to Make Necessary Improvements

By Posted on: May 13th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 8 Comments »

The much awaited report of the committee on Auburn Athletics has given their report to University President Jay Gogue. Dr Gogue had charged the committee to take a look at five criteria for evaluating the athletic department: (1) academic and support services for student-athletes, (2) financial management, (3)customer service, (4) competition, including winning, sportsmanship and Continue Story…

Will Auburn’s Gogue Finally Take Action?

By Posted on: March 11th, 2013 in Football 21 Comments »

So this is what it’s like to be Vanderbilt? In defense of the Commodores, even they can’t say they’ve finished last in the SEC’s two major sports in the same season. But Auburn can. For those at home keeping score, 13 teams finished ahead of the Tigers in both basketball and football this academic year. Continue Story…

An Iron Bowl Week to Forget

By Posted on: November 19th, 2012 in Football 32 Comments »

Typically this is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Combining the Thanksgiving holiday with the Iron Bowl is heaven on earth. Food, Family and Football. It’s hard to top.This year things are different.With the Iron Bowl resembling more of an execution date than a matchup between two top SEC programs, Auburn people are Continue Story…

All Eyes on Jay Gogue

By Posted on: November 12th, 2012 in Football 37 Comments »
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University president Jay Gogue is still something of a mystery man to Auburn people. Despite leading the institution for five years, little is known about the person poised to make one of the biggest decisions in Auburn football history.Considered to be a hands-off leader in matters related to athletics, Gogue finds himself today increasingly under Continue Story…