Posts Tagged ‘jay jacobs’

Auburn Hires Clint Meyers – One of Best Softball Coaches in College Sports

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »
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Auburn has hired Arizona State Head Coach Clint Meyers to become the Tigers’ second head coach in program history. Meyers is considered one of the top coaches in the country. While at ASU he has taken his team to eight straight Super Regionals and seven appearances in the College World Series, winning two National Championships Continue Story…

Auburn Should Make Next Baseball Coach an Offer He Can’t Refuse

By Posted on: June 12th, 2013 in Baseball, News 8 Comments »
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          Could the next Auburn Baseball coach return the Tigers to the glory days of Hal Baird? There hasn’t been much news lately on the search for a new Auburn baseball coach. But with the NCAA Tournament over and the College World Series wrapping up in the next 2 weeks, most of the prospective coaches 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…

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…

Jacobs says It’s Time to Move in Different Direction, Fires Tina Deese

By Posted on: May 8th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs announced the firing tonight of Tina Deese, the Tigers’ Softball Coach. Deese started the Auburn program from scratch in 1995 and had a 17 year record of 562-458-1. She led the Tigers to their fifth consecutive appearance in the SEC Tournament and NCAA Regional in 2012. Deese was the longest Continue Story…

Give Credit to Jay Jacobs

By Posted on: April 29th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 9 Comments »

I’ve been known to be tough on Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs in this space. I also want to be fair. I’d be remiss if I didn’t praise him for how he handled the recent tabloid-like stories from Selena Roberts and ESPN.When trash like this hits the fan, you want your athletic department to react Continue Story…

Never Let the Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 16 Comments »
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                     Gene Chizik met with the media Monday and called the ESPN/Selena Roberts                      report “absurd.” By now most well informed Auburn people are aware of the facts that have come out completely refuting the innuendos, half Continue Story…

The [unnamed source] Who Cried Wolf

By Posted on: April 5th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 26 Comments »

Pack it up, folks. It’s time to give in. We had a good run but the jig is up. Auburn football is doomed. If only I had a nickel for every time I have heard that in the previous three years. Auburn University Athletics (football specifically) has once again found itself facing sensationalized accusations.  I Continue Story…