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The Original Google

By on January 31st, 2008 in Football Comments Off on The Original Google
  By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Happy Friday to everyone.  It’s nice to be among the living.  I’ve just finished up four days of hell in the form a wicked virus. This was bad in every way. It was one of those can’t get out of bed or even raise your head kind of illnesses.  Talk about losing six pounds the hard w... Read Full Story

Here We Go Again… Football Returns To Birmingham

By on January 28th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Here We Go Again… Football Returns To Birmingham
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I hope you all had a great weekend.  I suppose (outside of the Senior Bowl) this was the first weekend since August that neither the college nor pros took the field.  I understand there was a basketball game in Tuscaloosa, but we won’t go there. For what it’s worth, the women did get som... Read Full Story

Al Borges Will Always Be An Auburn Tiger

By on January 25th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Al Borges Will Always Be An Auburn Tiger
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Since Auburn’s final regular season game against Alabama things have hardly slowed down on the Plains. In the span of two months, Auburn has gone through two coordinator changes and depending on how you look at it, the near loss of its head coach. Lost in all this madness is the plight of fo... Read Full Story

UT Martin: Like Looking Into The Mirror

By on January 23rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on UT Martin: Like Looking Into The Mirror
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I’m sure there was a long yawn when you glanced at the 2008 Auburn football schedule and saw Tennessee-Martin on the schedule for November 8th. Your first question was probably, "Who the hell is Tennessee-Martin." That was mine. The next question was probably, why? While there may be littl... Read Full Story

College Recruiting Is Nothing More Than A Guessing Game

By on January 23rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on College Recruiting Is Nothing More Than A Guessing Game
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com With national signing day just a few weeks off, it’s hard to avoid all the hype. It goes without saying that recruiting is easily Auburn’s second most popular sport behind actual, on-field football. Jeff Lebo can only dream about getting this much attention from Auburn fans. I’ve never ... Read Full Story

Those Damn Communist Giants!

By on January 22nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Those Damn Communist Giants!
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I've got to share this YouTube video with you. It's probably the funniest one I've seen in a long time. I thought it would be timely since the Giants have ridden to the Super Bowl on the arm of former Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning. OK, well maybe that's a stretch. Let's just say that Eli... Read Full Story

Campbell Hocks Perfect Season Ring?

By on January 21st, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Campbell Hocks Perfect Season Ring?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I have a weird one for you today.  Over the weekend, Jason Campbell’s 2004 Perfect Season ring appeared on Ebay. The item received 82 bids and listed for $6,500. You are probably thinking the same thing I am.  Why would the quarterback of the Washington Redskins put his perfect season rin... Read Full Story

Campbell Hocks Perfect Season Ring?

By on January 21st, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Campbell Hocks Perfect Season Ring?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I have a weird one for you today.  Over the weekend, Jason Campbell’s 2004 Perfect Season ring appeared on Ebay. The item received 82 bids and listed for $6,500. You are probably thinking the same thing I am.  Why would the quarterback of the Washington Redskins put his perfect season rin... Read Full Story

Lebo’s Tigers Are Fun To Watch

By on January 19th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Lebo’s Tigers Are Fun To Watch
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Auburn basketball is not something that gets a lot of play at Track’em Tigers. Let’s face it; most of us are interested in football season, recruiting, spring practice and more Auburn football. It’s always been like that and likely always will. But that doesn’t mean we ... Read Full Story

Another Big Recruiting Weekend For Auburn

By on January 18th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Another Big Recruiting Weekend For Auburn
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com When Auburn welcomes this weekend’s round of recruits it will have its eyes on two big defensive players. Gadsden linebacker Jerrell Harris (6-2, 220) and Birmingham defensive-end Cameron Henderson (6-5, 240) will have the full attention of new Auburn defensive coordinator Paul... Read Full Story

Rhoads Accepts Defensive Coordinator Job

By on January 17th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Rhoads Accepts Defensive Coordinator Job
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com This time the rumors turned out to be true. Paul Rhoads accepted the job of Auburn defensive coordinator earlier today.  He’ll be formally introduced on Friday – just in time for a big recruiting weekend. It’s a lucrative move for the 40 year-old Rhoads. He’s currently making $180,000... Read Full Story

Wednesday’s Auburn Notebook

By on January 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Wednesday’s Auburn Notebook
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com The defensive coordinator watch continues at Auburn with no end in sight. Many in the press have speculated that Tommy Tuberville will have a coordinator in place by the end of the day. If outward appearances count for anything, then it’s not likely. Tuberville spent Tuesday in the Memphis a... Read Full Story

Is Paul Rhoads the Next Auburn Defensive Coordinator?

By on January 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Is Paul Rhoads the Next Auburn Defensive Coordinator?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com WJOX in Birmingham is reporting that Pittsburgh Panthers assistant coach Paul Rhoads will be named Auburn’s new defensive coordinator. Meanwhile, Tommy Tuberville remains mum on the subject other than to say the hiring should happen sometime this week. Rhoads makes a lot of se... Read Full Story

Has It Been Two Weeks Already?

By on January 15th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Has It Been Two Weeks Already?
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Chick-Fil-A Bowl Sets Record

By on January 14th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Chick-Fil-A Bowl Sets Record
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I don’t know about you, but I was a bit underwhelmed by this year’s bowl games. I’ve been that way since this BCS madness started eight years ago. I won’t confess to watching every bowl game, but I did watch my share. The Chick-Fil-A Bowl matching Auburn and Clemson was without questio... Read Full Story

Friday News and Notes

By on January 10th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Friday News and Notes
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com With the final game of the college football season in the books, it's starting to really feel like the off season. The college football shows on television and radio are wrapping up for the year and now things are starting to shift toward recruiting. Our plans going forward here at Track'em T... Read Full Story

Gran Interviews For South Alabama Job

By on January 9th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Gran Interviews For South Alabama Job
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com News out of Mobile today is that Auburn running backs coach Eddie Gran interviewed for the head coaching job at South Alabama. Truthfully, I had no idea they had a football team. It turns out, they don't - sort of. The school is planning to field a team beginning with the 2009 season and hope... Read Full Story

Pressure Continues To Mount On Jay Jacobs

By on January 8th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Pressure Continues To Mount On Jay Jacobs
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Judging from the message boards and internet sites around the state today, it’s apparent the anger toward Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs isn’t toning down. I received a number of emails expressing anger toward Jacobs over the handling of the Will Muschamp departure to Te... Read Full Story

Things Are Moving Fast On The Plains

By on January 5th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Things Are Moving Fast On The Plains
 Chizik landed his biggest recruit when Coleman decided to return. In a lot of ways today marks the start of the New Year. Everyone is now back at work and in their familiar routines - for better or worse. As expected, the weekend was extremely busy for Auburn and Gene Chizik. The new coach continues to make progress in filli... Read Full Story

Muschamp Trades Auburn Orange For Texas Burnt Orange

By on January 4th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Muschamp Trades Auburn Orange For Texas Burnt Orange
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com As most expected, Will Muschamp made it official this afternoon. He will become the new defensive coordinator at Texas. Muschamp flew to Austin on Thursday and interviewed with Longhorns coach Mack Brown. As we speculated last night, once that plane left Auburn for Austin, there ... Read Full Story