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Is the Under Armour Argument Valid?

By Posted on: March 13th, 2013 in Basketball, Football 8 Comments »
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Much has been made about the contract Auburn has with Under Armour and the impact it has on the basketball program. Many argue that because Nike essentially controls AAU basketball and prevents coaches not wearing their brand from attending its sponsored basketball camps, schools like Auburn have a huge disadvantage.It’s a logical argument. It also Continue Story…

Will Auburn’s Gogue Finally Take Action?

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

Larger than Life and Bigger Every Day

By Posted on: March 8th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
Auburn Tigers Aday Game 2012

People have always been naturally drawn to legends. Their larger-than-life content feed our inner desire to be more than our tangible selves. We all strive for excellence beyond what is normally expected in one way or another, and legends provide the motivation, hope, and belief that it can obtained.In modern times, it has become almost Continue Story…

Another Weekend, Another Auburn Disaster

By Posted on: February 25th, 2013 in Basketball 17 Comments »
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I know basketball will never come close to reaching the level of excitement that Auburn football generates in a good year, but don’t you feel like you’re missing out on something?With Auburn and school officials choosing to sit out another season of competitive SEC play, all fans had to look forward to this weekend were Continue Story…

Time Running Out For Barbee?

By Posted on: February 18th, 2013 in Basketball 8 Comments »

Listening to Tony Barbee following Auburn’s 31-point blowout to Florida Saturday, he sounded eerily familiar to another embattled Auburn coach.“It is what it is. We’ve got to do our job of continuing to build, continuing to grow. I think we’ve got some really talented yet inexperienced guys in this program that we’ve got to get Continue Story…

“One of the Greatest Basketball Players in Auburn University History”

By Posted on: January 19th, 2013 in Basketball 3 Comments »
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Tonight the Auburn Tigers take on the Kentucky Wildcats in front of a sold out crowd in Auburn Arena. It will be a big night for Tiger fans on The Plains. But it will also be a big night for the family of one of Auburn’s All-time greatest players, Mike Mitchell. In pregame ceremonies, his Continue Story…

Hurry Up and Wait

By Posted on: December 7th, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 71 Comments »
Gus Malzahn will lead Auburn into a new football era.

Tom has Jerry, Batman has the Joker, Charles Barkley has his golf swing, and now Nick Saban has Gus Malzahn. For the first time in many months, Auburn fans had reason to rejoice earlier this week when Gus Malzahn was introduced as Auburn’s new head football coach. The hire does not come without criticism. Some Continue Story…

Shadow Days – Auburn’s Post-Chizik Era Begins

By Posted on: November 30th, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 28 Comments »
It is imperative for Auburn to make a homerun hire.

“Did you know that you could be wrong and swear you’re right?” – John Mayer, Shadow DaysJohn Mayer’s track, Shadow Days, bears no similarity to Auburn athletics, but this opening lyric lines up perfectly with where Auburn’s football program now finds itself. Gene Chizik banked an enormous amount of trust when he led Auburn to Continue Story…