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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 »
A Day 2nd line

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 »
A-Day

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…

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Gene Chizik’s Daughter Goes to the Prom

By Posted on: April 7th, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
Chizik Daughter

The picture says it all.In fact, it may be the greatest father-daughter photo ever taken. Gene Chizik’s daughter went to the prom this weekend. Apparently, Gene wasn’t overly thrilled with her choice. Maybe it’s the long hair. Maybe it’s the thought of this boy taking his baby anywhere.If you’re the father of a teenage girl, Continue Story…

Saying Good Bye to the Best Grandfather Ever

By Posted on: March 31st, 2014 in News 20 Comments »

This hasn’t been the best weekend. If it’s ok with you, I’m not going to talk Auburn football. I’ll be honest with you, I hurt pretty badly.I lost my grandfather over the weekend. He was not your ordinary, run-of-the mill grandfather either. He was one of the most incredible men I’ve ever known. I’m not Continue Story…

Changes Coming to SEC Television

By Posted on: March 24th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
NCAA Football: Alabama at Auburn

You like change? Then, this is your year. In addition to the playoff era beginning in college football, the media landscape and how you watch Saturday afternoon football will change dramatically.The biggest news in these parts is the launch of the SEC Network. Promising to deliver 24/7 football programming during the season, the new ESPN-sponsored Continue Story…

Bruce Almighty!

By Posted on: March 18th, 2014 in Basketball 24 Comments »
photo by julia bennett/al.com

Photo by Julie Bennett/al.com Who would have dreamed that the most prominent coach ever hired by Auburn University would be its basketball coach? In a span of little more than a year, the athletic department has gone from employing Gene Chizik and Tony Barbee to Gus Malzahn and Bruce Pearl as its two marquee coaches.George Continue Story…