Posts Tagged ‘Michael Val’

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1983 Auburn vs. Florida Edition

By Posted on: July 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 5 Comments »
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Greetings, fellow football-starved sons and daughters of the Burnt Orange and Navy Blue!  Once again I have crawled out from my rock to share a few memories of one of the first significant games I ever saw as a student at Auburn- the 1983 Florida game, which ended up a hard-fought 28-21 win for the Continue Story…

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1986 Iron Bowl Edition

By Posted on: June 10th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 10 Comments »

              Lawyer Tillman celebrates scoring the winning touchdown in the 1986 Iron Bowl. (Source:al.com file photo)Since last I visited these pages with my scrivenings, we have started looking forward to the next season’s games, one opponent at a time. Nonetheless, looking back at some memorable plays I was privileged to see in person, still seems Continue Story…

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1985 Auburn vs. FSU Edition

By Posted on: May 16th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 6 Comments »
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                                                                                                                   (photo:Montgomery Advertiser)Now that spring practice, A-Day, and the NFL Draft are over, there isn’t much present action related to AU football. Meanwhile, the upcoming fall football season seems so far in the future. Such a lacuna seems to me to be a great time for reflecting on the past, particularly some of the great Continue Story…

Spastic Random Thoughts

By Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 14 Comments »
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One of the most important plays for Auburn’s 2013 football season came against Texas A&M. (photo:Julie Bennett,al.com)We (or at least I) interrupt our usual presentation of quality analysis and rapier wit to provide you just what the title says.  We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s get going (numbered for your commenting convenience): 1.  Continue Story…

The Bane of Heightened Expectations II

By Posted on: March 5th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »

Greetings, O football-starved compatriots of the Orange and Blue!  It’s been quite a while since I have darkened the door of our corner lot (or express drive-thru, if you prefer) on the information superhighway.  As someone who readily admits to a lack of technical knowledge of football, I thought I would let that annual orgy Continue Story…

The Bane of Heightened Expectations

By Posted on: November 12th, 2013 in Football, Memories 15 Comments »

I’ll go ahead and start out by repeating the obvious: Who in the world last year could have expected us to be 9-1 going into Georgia week, much less feeling better than good about our chances against the Bulldogs -  much less discussing the SEC Championship, and even further less thinking of BCS scenarios? The general consensus Continue Story…

Confessions of a ****ty Fan

By Posted on: October 18th, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 16 Comments »

                                                      Darth CORFer says, “Come to the Dark Side!” Go back to the Miss State game a few weeks ago. For the second drive in a row, we couldn’t pick up third and two. “How in the WORLD could you not get that!” shouted I, Continue Story…

A Clothing Conundrum

By Posted on: September 26th, 2013 in Football, Memories 13 Comments »

Some might say it was the weather. Others our defense yet to gel. Still others might say Nick Marshall just is NOT the man (at least not this year). They are all wrong. The reason we did not come out of Death Valley with a win was that I did not wear my Auburn belt.All Continue Story…