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The End of Conference Divisions?

By Posted on: May 27th, 2014 in Football 17 Comments »
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What if the recent arguments over conference scheduling didn’t matter? That could well be the case if the Atlantic Coast Conference has its way. Last week, a story surfaced that’s gotten very little attention until now.The ACC has submitted a proposal to the NCAA that would allow conferences to do away with divisional play and Continue Story…

Nick Saban: Do As I Say, Not as I Do

By Posted on: May 19th, 2014 in Football 15 Comments »
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Since that final second ran off in the Iron Bowl, Nick Saban has gone from calm, cool operator to bumbling idiot. The latest incident happened last week when he told a reporter to kiss his ass because the Alabama program got tweaked by a former West Virginia quarterback of all people.By now you’ve heard the Continue Story…

College Football Semifinals: Big Time or Bust?

By Posted on: May 12th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »

It’s December 2014 and the first college football playoff semifinal matchups have been announced. Top-seeded LSU has earned a spot in the Sugar Bowl to face fourth-seeded Oklahoma. Meanwhile, third-ranked Auburn is headed back to Pasadena to face second-ranked Ohio State in the Rose Bowl.What does an Auburn fan do?Assuming you’re not super wealthy and Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Gets the Heisman Treatment

By Posted on: May 6th, 2014 in Basketball, Football 13 Comments »
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In a season where most of the conference will be looking for a quarterback, Auburn has the luxury of finally returning one for a second season. Combine that with last year’s breakout season and you can understand why Nick Marshall is getting so much preseason attention.The preseason magazine season is upon us and a few Continue Story…

Grant Says Some Auburn Players Went Without Food Due to NCAA Rules

By Posted on: April 28th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »

Much is being made about the proposed changes in scholarship benefits given to student athletes. UConn basketball player Shabazz Napier made headlines last month when he told reporters that he often went to bed hungry because of NCAA rules stipulating how often schools can provide meals and snacks to players.In reaction to the comments, the Continue Story…

A Day to Celebrate

By Posted on: April 21st, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »

You’ve got to give a lot of credit to Auburn officials. They know how to throw a party. Arriving on campus Saturday morning for the annual A-Day game, it became apparent immediately that the day was part celebration and part football.The actual game was enough to keep the casual fan’s attention through halftime, but the Continue Story…

A-Day is Here!

By Posted on: April 19th, 2014 in Football 24 Comments »
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A-Day open thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s Auburn football game day once again! It’s A-Day on the Plains, and this one will be nationally televised on ESPN. The game starts at 2:00 PM Central Daylight Time. It’s a great opportunity for us Tiger fans to see what this year’s team looks Continue Story…

A-Day Is a Time for Fun; Nothing More

By Posted on: April 14th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
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Saturday is another one of those milestones. A-Day means we are one step closer to the start of the 2014 college football season. As writer Phillip Marshall noted over the weekend, there are lots of things to do this Saturday, just don’t expect to learn much about the Auburn football team.“You can tailgate like it Continue Story…