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Frank Thomas Speaks of Auburn at Hall of Fame Induction

By Posted on: July 28th, 2014 in Baseball, News 1 Comment »

If you didn’t get to see Auburn great, Frank Thomas at Cooperstown, below is a video montage of Thomas’ speech at his induction into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Frank thanks his former coaches (Hal Baird, Pat Dye, Jay Jacobs) and says it was at Auburn University that he acquired a will to win.                            

Phillip Lutzenkirchen – A Life of Impact

By Posted on: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »
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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…

AU Softball Season Ends at NCAA Region Final But – Tigers “Will Be Back”

By Posted on: May 18th, 2014 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
McKenzie Kilpatrick hits a grand slam.in NCAA Championship game in
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McKenzie Kilpatrick hit a grand slam in the NCAA Regional Championship game in Minneapolis. (photo:Zach Bland,AU media)“We were pumped. We wanted to keep going. We wanted to keep going in the post season, but fell a little short.” Auburn Centerfielder Morgan Estell said after the Tigers lost a close NCAA Region Championship game tonight. The Continue Story…

Auburn Claims Five National Football Championships

By Posted on: May 16th, 2014 in Football, News 22 Comments »
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Finally a champion? Former quarterback, Dameyeune Craig, a member of Auburn’s 1993 undefeated team, has been a vocal supporter of recognizing the team as champions. (photo:Brian Bahr/getty images)For nearly two years Auburn officials have been considering recognizing as many as seven more football national championship teams. Many have taken notice in the last few days Continue Story…

Grant Says Some Auburn Players Went Without Food Due to NCAA Rules

By Posted on: April 28th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »

Much is being made about the proposed changes in scholarship benefits given to student athletes. UConn basketball player Shabazz Napier made headlines last month when he told reporters that he often went to bed hungry because of NCAA rules stipulating how often schools can provide meals and snacks to players.In reaction to the comments, the Continue Story…

A Day to Celebrate

By Posted on: April 21st, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »

You’ve got to give a lot of credit to Auburn officials. They know how to throw a party. Arriving on campus Saturday morning for the annual A-Day game, it became apparent immediately that the day was part celebration and part football.The actual game was enough to keep the casual fan’s attention through halftime, but the Continue Story…