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Jason Campbell Injured In Preseason Game

By on August 19th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Jason Campbell Injured In Preseason Game
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com If you’re like me, you’ve been following the progress of former Tiger quarterback Jason Campbell as he begins his first full season as the starter for the Washington Redskins. It’s not everyday that a former Auburn quarterback gets a start in the NFL. Truthfully, I can’t remember the l... Read Full Story

Taking A Look At The 2007 Auburn Tigers

By on August 16th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Taking A Look At The 2007 Auburn Tigers
By Jay Coulter In case you missed it earlier in the week, Phillip Marshall of the Huntsville Times wrote a fine blog entry about his thoughts on the Tigers as they prepare for the season opener with Kansas State. I’ve said it here before; Marshall is a great writer and a great asset for Auburn fans to have in ... Read Full Story

Tuberville: Just Catch The Damn Ball

By on August 15th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Tuberville: Just Catch The Damn Ball
By Jay Coulter Tommy Tuberville got up on his high horse at Tuesday’s practice and onlookers said it wasn’t pretty. Tuberville called out the play of his wide receivers, which had problems catching the ball. This is not the news you want to hear with about two weeks to go before your opener. "Today wasn't on... Read Full Story

It’s Time To Retire Rocker’s Jersey

By on August 14th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Time To Retire Rocker’s Jersey
By Jay Coulter It’s time for Auburn to do the right thing. After nearly 20 years, it’s time for Auburn to retire Tracy Rocker’s jersey. He’s without question, the best Auburn player to ever line up on that side of the ball. His picture already appears with the other Tiger greats on the Auburn scoreboard. Let’s cement ... Read Full Story

Bosley’s Back! Center Only Suffers Bruise

By on August 13th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Bosley’s Back! Center Only Suffers Bruise
By Jay Coulter What a difference a day makes. This morning, the Auburn nation was reeling when word got out that center Jason Bosley had injured his leg and had been carried off the field during last night’s scrimmage. Today, the sun is shining and it looks like Bosley is going to be fine. Phillip Marshall of t... Read Full Story

Closed Scrimmage Takes Toll on Auburn

By on August 12th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Closed Scrimmage Takes Toll on Auburn
By Jay Coulter Saturday’s double-secret closed scrimmage yielded some impressive performances, but was over-shadowed by several devastating injuries that will have a lasting impact on the season. Fifth-year senior Tez Doolittle ended his Auburn career when he tore his Achilles tendon. Doolittle was expected to see playing ti... Read Full Story

1971 Auburn vs. Tennessee Game

By on August 12th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on 1971 Auburn vs. Tennessee Game
One of our readers sent this video link to me a few minutes ago. It's a good one. It's the final minutes of the 1971 Auburn vs. Tennessee game in Knoxville. Auburn trails 9-3 late in the game when the defense forces a fumble and Pat Sullivan drives the Tigers down the field for the winning touchdown. Auburn holds on to win 10-9 ... Read Full Story

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