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Hurry Up and Wait

By Posted on: December 7th, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 71 Comments »
Gus Malzahn will lead Auburn into a new football era.

Tom has Jerry, Batman has the Joker, Charles Barkley has his golf swing, and now Nick Saban has Gus Malzahn. For the first time in many months, Auburn fans had reason to rejoice earlier this week when Gus Malzahn was introduced as Auburn’s new head football coach. The hire does not come without criticism. Some Continue Story…

Shadow Days – Auburn’s Post-Chizik Era Begins

By Posted on: November 30th, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 28 Comments »
It is imperative for Auburn to make a homerun hire.

“Did you know that you could be wrong and swear you’re right?” – John Mayer, Shadow DaysJohn Mayer’s track, Shadow Days, bears no similarity to Auburn athletics, but this opening lyric lines up perfectly with where Auburn’s football program now finds itself. Gene Chizik banked an enormous amount of trust when he led Auburn to Continue Story…

Riding Off Into the Sunset

By Posted on: November 23rd, 2012 in Featured Article, Football 22 Comments »
Gene Chizik is going out with a bang.

Auburn’s disastrous season will finally come to a close tomorrow in the tragic city. The Tigers have left a cornucopia worth of disappointment in their wake and are on the eve of suffering the worst Iron Bowl loss in the history of the program. The transformation from powerhouse to punchline is complete.

Counting the Votes at Auburn

By Posted on: November 5th, 2012 in Football 45 Comments »
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Saturday’s win over New Mexico St. was like leaving the bar at the end of the night with an ugly girl. It’s better than going home alone, but certainly not something you’d brag about to your friends.As has been the case all season, the real action took place off the field. With the smallest crowd Continue Story…

From Amazin to Tragic

By Posted on: October 8th, 2012 in Football 11 Comments »
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How ironic that Saturday afternoon started by honoring a group of men who 40 years ago, accomplished more with less than any team in Auburn history. In a span of three hours, Auburn went from Amazin to plain tragic. With a week off to rest and prepare for arguably the worst team in the SEC, Continue Story…

The Word of the Week is Patience

By Posted on: September 5th, 2012 in Uncategorized 10 Comments »

​By Jay Coulter (jccoulter@gmail.com) on September 5, 2012How big is Saturday’s game at Miss State? Like it or not, it’s pretty damn big. We’ve been hearing it all week and it’s true. Might as well embrace it.There’s no arguing the direction of this football program. Its last four recruiting classes have been among the nation’s Continue Story…

Saturday Football Television Schedule

By Posted on: August 26th, 2012 in Uncategorized 11 Comments »

By Jay Coulter (jccoulter@gmail.com) on August 26, 2012​​Set the alarm clock early on Saturday morning. Pour a little something extra in that coffee. College football is coming on television early thanks to Notre Dame.​ I’ve been waiting more than nine months to say these words… I now give you Saturday’s college football television schedule: Navy Continue Story…

Foster Gets Last Laugh

By Posted on: August 14th, 2012 in Uncategorized 9 Comments »

By Jay Coulter / jccoulter@gmail.com on August 13, 2012Atlanta Journal Constitution writer Michael Carvell was the toast of Tuscaloosa Monday – for about three hours. Then it all came falling down. After reporting earlier in the day that Auburn 5-star commitment Reuben Foster was the subject of an NCAA investigation because of his transfer from Continue Story…