Posts Tagged ‘pat dye’

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1990 Auburn vs. Florida State Edition

By Posted on: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 3 Comments »

Greetings once more, lovers of post-secondary pigskin! At this time, when we are so close to opening day on the Plains that we can taste it, let’s look back on the last happy memory I was honored to witness against FSU – the great 1990 contest in Jordan-Hare Stadium.Both teams came into the game ranked Continue Story…

Shades of Jeff Burger? Probably Not.

By Posted on: August 4th, 2014 in Football 22 Comments »
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So much for the big announcement. Gus Malzahn’s declaration that Nick Marshall would not start the opener against Arkansas really didn’t give fans the definitive answer they were expecting. All we know for sure is that he won’t take the first snap.This is nothing new for Auburn and its quarterbacks. Back in 1987, Tiger quarterback Continue Story…

Auburn’s Wellness Kitchen is a Move in the Right Direction

By Posted on: July 28th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
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Maybe seeing it in real terms is what got my attention. We have become immune to these exorbitant figures thrown around when coaches are fired. But when you break it down into a monthly number it blows your mind.$209,457.84/month.That’s what Gene Chizik has been receiving every payday since losing his job back in 2012. He’ll Continue Story…

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.                            

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…

Nostalgia Friday: Auburn vs. Alabama 1993

By Posted on: March 14th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »

It was one of Auburn’s most unlikely seasons. While they were not the long shots we saw in 2013, the 1993 Auburn football team was nowhere to be found on the college football radar as the season started.Taking over following the Pat Dye era, Terry Bowden was the surprise pick of the Auburn search committee Continue Story…

There Will Never Be Another Team Like the 2013 Auburn Tigers

By Posted on: January 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 19 Comments »
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                                                                                   (photo:Lauren Barnard/Auburn Media Relations) “We were just on the brink of making it one of those magical seasons,” Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn said after his Auburn Tigers lost the final BCS National Championship Game to Florida State 34-31. It was a tough and disheartening ending to what had seemed like a dream season. Yet Continue Story…

Let’s Never Forget the 1983 SEC Champions

By Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 in Football 14 Comments »
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This Saturday Auburn will honor the 1983 SEC Championship Team. To younger fans the men on the field will be nothing more than balding former players from a long-ago generation.For me they will always represent the best-of-the-best. Regardless of how many championships Auburn wins in the future, there will never be another team like that Continue Story…