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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 »
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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…

It’s Time for Auburn to Roll the Dice on Bruce Pearl

By Posted on: March 17th, 2014 in Basketball 8 Comments »

Everywhere you turn these days, it’s all about Bruce Pearl. Can Auburn get him? Will Auburn take a chance on him? But what’s the real story behind the colorful former Tennessee coach? What do we really know about him?Most importantly, he led a down-and-out Tennessee program to six straight NCAA Tournament appearances. Auburn has been 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…

How About a Cold One in Jordan-Hare Stadium?

By Posted on: March 10th, 2014 in Football 16 Comments »
beer

Fraternity boys across the South must be pinching themselves today. Is it really true? Might the SEC allow beer sales during college football games? They are at least going to take a look at it.SEC officials plan to discuss the subject during league meetings this spring, with an eye on perhaps allowing neutral site games Continue Story…

Sunny Golloway: Genius or Crazy Man?

By Posted on: March 3rd, 2014 in Baseball 5 Comments »
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Photo by Julia Bennett/al.com New Auburn baseball coach Sunny Golloway seemed to win over the Auburn family last fall with a series of humorous videos that played on the Jumbotron during Tiger football games. Winning over his new team has not been so easy.As AubTigerman reported last week, this is a squad that at least Continue Story…