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In Search Of Brandon Cox… Fan Day 2007

By on August 12th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on In Search Of Brandon Cox… Fan Day 2007
By Jay Coulter As a general rule, Fan Day is not my thing. The idea of standing in line for more than two hours to get autographs is akin to spending a day in line at Six Flags, which is something else I hate. Despite this, I’ve known since April that I would be spending an afternoon of joy at 2007 Auburn Fan Day. Why? It’... Read Full Story

The Story Of Kings and Barons

By on August 11th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on The Story Of Kings and Barons
By Jay Coulter There’s been a story floating around the internet this week that has been grabbing a lot of attention and controversy. Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandeltackles the issue of hierarchy in college football. He makes an attempt at placing all 66 BCS schools into four tiers based on history, tradition, won/los... Read Full Story

Kenny Irons Lost For The Season

By on August 10th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Kenny Irons Lost For The Season
By Jay Coulter Kenny Irons’ run of bad luck and tough injuries got worse Thursday night.  Irons, the Cincinnati Bengal’s second round draft choice tore his ACL during a preseason game in Detroit. Bengals.com posted this on their web site this afternoon... The Bengals' worst fears were realized Friday when an MRI revea... Read Full Story

Auburn Tigers News and Notes…

By on August 9th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Tigers News and Notes…
By Jay Coulter It didn’t take long. Auburn right guard Lee Ziemba has been practicing with the Tigers for little more than a week and he’s already ascended to the top of the depth chart. Phillip Marshall of the Huntsville Times reports today that Ziemba has been given a shot with the first team. According to the coaching ... Read Full Story

Jason Campbell Pushing Cars In D.C.

By on August 8th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Jason Campbell Pushing Cars In D.C.
Former Auburn quarterback Jason Campbell has already cashed in on his stardom as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins. He's gone Hollywood.  Well, more like local cable. Anyway, these two videos are hilarious. The first shows Campbell pushing cars for a local Washington dealership and the second is a feature where his te... Read Full Story

Auburn-Georgia Rivalry Heating Up in August

By on August 7th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn-Georgia Rivalry Heating Up in August
By Jay CoulterLast week, Andrew Cuomo, the liberal attorney general from New York,accused Auburn along with 38 other schools, of pushing students to a particular student loan company in exchange for some undisclosed kickbacks. He promised a full investigation. The general response from most Auburn fans was simply, "bite me." ... Read Full Story

Auburn Linebackers Take A Big Hit

By on August 6th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Linebackers Take A Big Hit
By Jay Coulter Auburn’s already inexperienced linebacking group took another hit over the weekend when junior Steve Gandy suffered a concussion while hitting fullback Danny Perry at practice Saturday. This marks the fourth concussion the Mississippi native has suffered while at Auburn. Word out of Auburn on Mo... Read Full Story

Tuberville Holds First Press Conference

By on August 6th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Tuberville Holds First Press Conference
Auburn Coach Tommy Tuberville held his first press conference of fall practice on Monday. Below Tuberville talks about the progress his team is making in preparation for its September 1 opener with Kansas State... "After the first five days, we've got a little bit accomplished. It's been a little warm, but our guys have worked ... Read Full Story

Sunday News and Notes…

By on August 5th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Sunday News and Notes…
By Jay CoulterAuburn completed its split squad practices on Saturday. The first three practices of the season have been divided into two sessions, with the freshmen practicing in the morning and the upper classmen practicing in the late afternoon. The highlight of yesterday’s practice was the return of quarterb... Read Full Story

Auburn Freshmen Look Sharp In Friday Morning Practice

By on August 3rd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Freshmen Look Sharp In Friday Morning Practice
By Jay Coulter I attended Friday morning's practice session and came away impressed. The morning session was strickly for freshmen and a few other inexperienced players. Tommy Tuberville was wise to let the freshmen have the first few practices to themselves. The upperclassmen practice at 4:30 p.m. CST. Today the... Read Full Story

Auburn Practice News and Notes…

By on August 2nd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Practice News and Notes…
The 2007 college football season officially got under way today on the Plains with freshmen and veterans reporting for the first practice of the fall. To ease the freshmen into two-a-day life, Auburn coaches split the practice groups in two, with freshmen and less experienced players practicing in the morning and veterans taking... Read Full Story

It’s Finally Brad Lester’s Time… Or is it?

By on August 1st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Finally Brad Lester’s Time… Or is it?
By Jay Coulter Brad Lester has had enough frustration to last a lifetime. For the past two years the talented junior tailback has had plenty of opportunities to take over the starting job. But each time he had it in his grasp, it slipped right through, always because of injury. This year is supposed to be differe... Read Full Story

Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC East

By on July 31st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC East
By Jay CoulterIn today’s edition of Buy, Sell or Hold we look at the Eastern Division of the SEC. If you don’t know how the game is played, please read yesterday’s column first. For the record, the Dow Jones was down more than 146 points today.  Let’s hope these guys fare better. Tennessee – Sell – W... Read Full Story

It’s Time To Play Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC Style

By on July 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Time To Play Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC Style
By Jay CoulterWith the stock market getting a lot of attention during the past week, I’d thought we’d do our own trading – college football style. It’s time to play a little Buy, Sell or Hold.  This is something that Colin Cowherd does occasionally on ESPN radio and I thought we’d bring it to the SEC. W... Read Full Story

The Backs That Built Running Back U.

By on July 29th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on The Backs That Built Running Back U.
It’s hard to believe it has been 30 years since Auburn began earning its distinction as Running Back U. It was back in the late 1970’s that Joe Cribbs, James Brooks and William Andrews started earning Auburn that title.   While they laid the foundation, there have been many more to follow. But who were the ten best since 1... Read Full Story

Auburn Picked Second In The West

By on July 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Picked Second In The West
SEC Media Days concluded in Birmingham yesterday with the media making their annual predictions and voting on the all-conference teams. The fact that only 80 of the nearly 800 media personalities voted means nothing. This poll will be in every newspaper east of the Mississippi this morning. As expected, LSU was pi... Read Full Story

It’s Payday For Irons Brothers

By on July 27th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Payday For Irons Brothers
While Friday is typically payday, my bet is that most of us have never had one like Kenny Irons had today. Internet reports tonight say that Irons has agreed to a four year, $5 million deal with the Cincinnati Bengals. The best part is that $1.7 million is guaranteed, which means tonight Kenny is in a new income bracket. Kenny... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Nall Feels Good About Offensive Line

By on July 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Nall Feels Good About Offensive Line
Tuesday night I had the opportunity to hear Auburn offensive line coach Hugh Nall speak to the local Auburn Club. I have to say that I wasn't expecting much when I attended. I was pleasantly surprised. You don't really expect line coaches to be overly entertaining. Nall was that and more. He proved to be a wealth ... Read Full Story

Welcome To Track’em Tigers

By on July 25th, 2007 in News Comments Off on Welcome To Track’em Tigers
Welcome to Track’em Tigers. I’m glad you found us. Yes, we’ve moved again.  But this time it’s for good. I promised many of you after I left AOL Sports that I’d return to Football Saturday In the South this season.  That was certainly my plan – until opportunity knocked. A month or so ago, I received a call f... Read Full Story

Football Saturday In The South Returns…

By on May 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Football Saturday In The South Returns…
Football Saturday In The South will return from its winter layoff in early August. When we begin our third season, we'll be back here at our familiar site. We are no longer affiliated with AOL Sports. Theydecided to go another direction and quit covering individual schools on a daily basis.   That means a return home fo... Read Full Story