Posts Tagged ‘Rodney Garner’

Leadership, the Difference Between Success and Failure

By Posted on: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
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                        Jeffery Whitaker corralling Marcus Latimore.(photo:Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)He’s Back. Bigger and better than ever. Jeff Whitaker who missed last season due to knee surgery has been showing his leadership on defense during Auburn’s fall camp as well as his ability to dominate on the defensive line. After sitting out his senior season recuperating Continue Story…

From the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: November 15th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 17 Comments »
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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s – swaggercopter?! Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin has a lot to offer any potential incoming recruits and this very well may be the coolest way to arrive in order plea his case for them to sign with the Aggies.  He refers to his go-to air transport as Continue Story…

Auburn Has Always Been Known for Tough Defenses

By Posted on: November 6th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 9 Comments »
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Trailing Auburn 14-3 in the second quarter, Arkansas drove 73 yards to set up a first-and-goal at the Auburn four-yard line. Then running back Jonathan Williams was stopped on consecutive third and fourth down plays. Met at the line both times by Auburn linebacker JaViere Mitchel, the Auburn freshman drove the runner back for a Continue Story…

Opportunity to Play for Auburn “is an Honor,” says Tiger’s 14th Commit

By Posted on: July 22nd, 2013 in Football, News Comments Off

Devaroe Lawrence a four-star Defensive Tackle from Georgia Military College commited Sunday to Auburn. Coach Rodney Garner had developed a relationship with the 6′ 3″, 278 lbs. tackle the last few weeks. And Devaroe said it was an honor to be able to have the opportunity to play at Auburn. He added, “I love Coach Continue Story…

A Look at Young Gus

By Posted on: June 24th, 2013 in Football 4 Comments »
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Summer is a great time to catch up on reading. There’s not any real football news out there, so writers tend to dig deeper for stories than during the season. That often means uncovering old photos of coaches and looking deeper into the lives of former Auburn players. Below are some great stories trending on Continue Story…

To Be Disciplined, To Work Hard, and To Bleed Orange and Blue

By Posted on: March 19th, 2013 in Football 5 Comments »
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He was a part of some of the most glorious years of Auburn Football – the decade of the eighties. It was a time when the Tigers dominated the South Eastern Conference. From 1983 – 1988 the Tigers had the fourth highest winning percentage in the nation. He played on two SEC Championships and was Continue Story…

Rodney Garner Named One of Nation’s Top Recruiters

By Posted on: February 12th, 2013 in Football, News 4 Comments »
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Auburn Associate Head Coach, Rodney Garner has been recognized as one of the top recruiters in College Football by two different recruiting web sites. Last week 247Sports’ named him one of the top 50 recruiters in the country and today Rivals.com said Coach Garner is one of the nation’s Top 25 recruiters. Both honors are well deserved Continue Story…

Final Recruiting Weekend Huge for Auburn

By Posted on: January 30th, 2013 in Football 7 Comments »
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                                              Will Auburn keep Carl Lawson in the fold?After playing catch up since being hired on December 4, Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn and his staff are driving toward closing strong in the final weekend of the 2013 recruiting season. Not long after the coaching changes were announced, the Tigers fell out of the top 20. Continue Story…