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Nostalgia Friday: 1955 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech

By on March 7th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1955 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com We are reaching way back in the vault today to find this classic. It’s from the 1955 Auburn-Georgia Tech game played in Atlanta. Tech came into the contest ranked fifth nationally and would go on to make a Sugar Bowl appearance. Auburn was a big underdog and entered the contest ranked 17th. ... Read Full Story

Is Lebo The Right Man To Lead The Auburn Program?

By on March 6th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Is Lebo The Right Man To Lead The Auburn Program?
Below is a diary entry from one of our readers, Power of Dixieland that examines the state of Auburn basketball. He makes some very valid points.  Jeff Lebo gets a lot of credit for his team playing hard, but as the writer points out, there’s more to it than just hustling up and down the court... By Power of Dixieland ... Read Full Story

Auburn Freshman Murdered Near Campus

By on March 5th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Freshman Murdered Near Campus
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com The Auburn family is in mourning tonight after the murder of 18 year-old Auburn student Lauren Burk. The story will make you absolutely sick to your stomach. Burk was found shot near campus on Tuesday night.  She was quickly transported to East Alabama Medical Center where she w... Read Full Story

Be Glad I’m not Antonio Coleman… You’d be looking for a new Defensive End

By on March 4th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Be Glad I’m not Antonio Coleman… You’d be looking for a new Defensive End
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Coleman: One brave dude. There was good news out of Auburn on Tuesday. Defensive end Antonio Coleman, who suffered a cervical sprain during Saturday’s practice, should return to the field before the end of the month. I was at this weekend’s practice and it was one of the... Read Full Story

Is Auburn-Alabama The Best Tandem In College Football?

By on March 2nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Is Auburn-Alabama The Best Tandem In College Football?
Today you are in for a good read. One of our loyal readers and frequent contributors, War Eagle Atlanta looks at the best tandems in college football. Is it Auburn/Alabama? Read on, the results are interesting... WHICH STATES ARE HOME TO THE HISTORICALLY BEST FOOTBALL TANDEM IN THE NATION? By War Eagle Atlanta Yes, exactly w... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1986 Iron Bowl

By on February 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1986 Iron Bowl
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Today we start a new feature called Nostalgia Friday. Each week at this time we’ll look back at video of a famous Auburn win. What better game to start with than the 1986 Iron Bowl, better known as the Tillman Reverse To Victory. It’s one of my all-time favorites. We’d love to hear your... Read Full Story

These Days, Football Season Never Ends

By on February 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on These Days, Football Season Never Ends
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I can remember not too many years ago having to drive 20 miles to find the SundayBirmingham Post-Herald. The same for the Montgomery Advertiser. It was a fall football tradition following a big Auburn win.  To get your Auburn football news you had to look for it. I remember grabbing the pape... Read Full Story

Hey Vince, Hand Me The Pruner

By on February 26th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Hey Vince, Hand Me The Pruner
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Who’s treated better these days in Athens, Georgia – Uga or Vince Dooley? It’s a good question and unfortunately for Dooley, one that’s hard to answer. You may have read a few weeks back that Georgia has decided to name a cluster of old administration buildings and a garden after the w... Read Full Story

A Big Weekend For Auburn Athletics

By on February 25th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on A Big Weekend For Auburn Athletics
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com A big War Eagle to you on this Monday. I pulled off the rare doubleheader yesterday; attending Auburn’s pounding of Alabama in basketball and then heading to Plainsman Park to watch the Tigers sweep East Tennesee State in the opening series of the 2008 baseball season. The best part of cours... Read Full Story

Jessica Trainham Talks To Auburn Radio Station

By on February 24th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Jessica Trainham Talks To Auburn Radio Station
For those of you who can't get enough of SI swimsuit model and Auburn student Jessica Trainham, here's an interview she did last week with a local Auburn radio station. For the record, I like her hair better dark. ... Read Full Story

Auburn Spring Practice Schedule

By on February 24th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Spring Practice Schedule
Auburn kicked off Spring Practice today and will have sessions now through the end of March. The Tigers will take about ten days off next month for spring break before resuming and finishing up with A-Day on March 29th. All practices are open to the public - for now. Here’s the complete Spring Practice Schedule (all times are... Read Full Story

Top Ten Reasons Why Jeremy Elder Committed Armed Robbery

By on February 22nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Top Ten Reasons Why Jeremy Elder Committed Armed Robbery
War Eagle Atlanta posted this in the diary section yesterday and without question it deserves front page status. It's hilarious. Enjoy... From the Home Office in Marietta, GA, War Eagle Atlanta's Top Ten Reasons Why Jeremy Elder Committed Armed Robbery on Campus at Tuscaloosa: Wanted to get more attention with all those blue... Read Full Story

All Eyes Will Be On The Quarterback Position

By on February 20th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on All Eyes Will Be On The Quarterback Position
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com When Auburn begins spring practice in a few days all eyes will be on the quarterback position. For the first time in three years, Brandon Cox will not be under center. Yeah, we won’t have ole Dick Nixon to kick around anymore. This spring is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated in re... Read Full Story

Going Bald Together

By on February 19th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Going Bald Together
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Those of you heading to Plainsman Park this weekend for the opening series with East Tennessee State will be in for a surprise when you see the Auburn baseball team for the first time. Let’s just say there’s not a lot of hair around the old ball park this week. A friend of mine, Scott McDa... Read Full Story

Around The Plains…

By on February 18th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Around The Plains…
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I would wish you a happy Monday, but I’ve always thought that people who do that are stupid. It’s like those who tell you to have a safe flight. Is there really anything we can do to ensure the flight will be safe? Sitting in row 42 next to the fat woman, there’s little tha... Read Full Story

Brandon Cox Turns Up On The Radio

By on February 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Brandon Cox Turns Up On The Radio
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com With so much happening to the Auburn football team since its final game with Clemson, former quarterback Brandon Cox has quickly become a forgotten man. Cox turned up this week on a local radio show in Auburn and talks about what it's like to be Brandon Cox. He also kicks the DJ's ass in arm ... Read Full Story

Top 10 Auburn Excuses for Recruiting

By on February 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Top 10 Auburn Excuses for Recruiting
Top 10 Auburn Excuses Why All the Blue Chip Recruits in Alabama Chose the Crimson Tide Over Us:  Auburn still hung over from Iron Bowl victory. Paul Finebaum wrote a column a few years ago forecasting it. Couldn't afford it, with new coaches and Tubs' new contract. Rush Probst left Hoover and ruined our Birmingham c... Read Full Story

Can I Hear You Say War Eagle?

By on February 13th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Can I Hear You Say War Eagle?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Alabama may be sticking its chest out this week claiming another mythical national championship – in recruiting; but Auburn’s not doing too shabby.   If you haven’t picked up this year’s annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition you need to make a beeline to Books-A-Million. On new... Read Full Story

Jacobs Talks About The Future Of Auburn Athletics

By on February 12th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Jacobs Talks About The Future Of Auburn Athletics
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com There was an excellent interview with Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs in Monday’s Decatur Daily. Jacobs talks about everything from the new basketball arena to the status of basketball coach Jeff Lebo. From all appearances, it looks as if the new arena is going to be some show place. So... Read Full Story

A Final Thought On Recruiting…

By on February 11th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on A Final Thought On Recruiting…
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Much has been written the past week on Auburn’s 2008 recruiting class. Most of it has been negative. Auburn’s success or lack of is all a matter of perception. Phillip Marshall wrote about it last week in his blog and makes some excellent points. I’ll put my two cents in now for what ... Read Full Story