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In the Fourth Quarter Give Me Auburn’s Defense

By on September 19th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on In the Fourth Quarter Give Me Auburn’s Defense
Defense wins championships. Football fans have heard that since birth. On Saturday, the country saw it with their own eyes. Auburn's defensive performance against sixth-ranked LSU was one for the ages. The Tiger defense stood tall when it mattered most, the fourth quarter.   How good is Auburn's defense? Consider this: Au... Read Full Story

Auburn Offense Quietly Looks To Get Better

By on September 19th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Offense Quietly Looks To Get Better
While Auburn's defense is the toast of college football this week, it's offense is quietly trying to find answers. In case you didn't notice, Saturday's 7-3 win over sixth-ranked LSU was the Tigers lowest offensive output since Al Borges became offensive coordinator in 2004. Auburn was only able to cook up 182 total yards and... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Tuberville Addresses The Media

By on September 19th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Tuberville Addresses The Media
Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville held his weekly press conference Tuesday and much of the talk centered around the health of his team. Much has been written this week about the condition of the Tigers following a physical 7-3 win over sixth-ranked LSU Saturday. Brandon Cox did not practice Tuesday but is expected to play on Saturd... Read Full Story

A Familiar Name Comes To Pat Dye Field Saturday

By on September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on A Familiar Name Comes To Pat Dye Field Saturday
While Auburn fans know little about its next opponent, they should be more familiar with its coach. WhenBuffalo rolls into Jordan-Hare Stadium this Saturday, there will be a familiar face on the sidelines. The Bulls are lead by former Heisman finalist and Nebraska All-American quarterback Turner Gill.       ... Read Full Story

The Next 12 Days Are Critical For Second-Ranked Auburn

By on September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on The Next 12 Days Are Critical For Second-Ranked Auburn
Second-ranked Auburn should finally be coming down off the high of Saturday's win over LSU. OK, maybe not quite yet. With MAC doormat Buffaloscheduled to arrive at Jordan-Hare Stadium this Saturday, maybe it's fine to give the boys in orange and blue an extra day. Or not. Auburn 's schedule over the next 12 days will go a ... Read Full Story

Upon Further Review… Officials Make Correct Call In Auburn-LSU Game

By on September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Upon Further Review… Officials Make Correct Call In Auburn-LSU Game
On Monday, LSU football coach Les Miles asked the SEC to review tape of Saturday's game at Auburn . In question was a controversial pass interference call in the fourth quarter that was minutes later waived off by game officials. The league office responded quickly Monday afternoon. "Basically, the call of removing the flag ... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Bliss Named Player of the Week

By on September 18th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Bliss Named Player of the Week
Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville called punter Kody Bliss' performance the best he's seen in his 30 years of coaching. And who could disagree? It's not a stretch to say that Bliss was the difference in the game. In a contest of field position, he was the most important player on the field.           ... Read Full Story

Auburn Moves Up To Number Two In AP Poll

By on September 17th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Moves Up To Number Two In AP Poll
s expected, Auburn moves up to number two in this week's Associated Press poll. Following Saturday's 7-3 win over LSU and combined with Notre Dame's loss at home against Michigan, the Tigers jumped a spot in the latest poll. Ohio State remains number one after defeating Cincinnati 37-7. LSU falls only four spots to number ten ... Read Full Story

Good News, Bad News For Auburn; Bennett Gone, Sears Returns

By on September 17th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Good News, Bad News For Auburn; Bennett Gone, Sears Returns
Saturday's win against LSU has come at a price for Auburn. Tight end Cole Bennett is expected to miss at least six weeks after suffering a broken right ankle in Saturday's game. He will undergo surgery Monday morning. That leaves red-shirt freshmen Tommy Trott and Gabe McKenzie to pick up the slack at tight end. Also on the inj... Read Full Story

Auburn’s National Championship May Come Sooner Than Expected

By on September 14th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s National Championship May Come Sooner Than Expected
Like the wildfires burning out West, former USC tailback Reggie Bush's troubles continue to spread. Yahoo Sports has uncovered more improper payments to the former Heisman Trophy winner. During an eight month investigation, the site found that the Bush family received more than $100,000 in payments from sports agents. Back i... Read Full Story

The Battle of Two (Mr.) Alabama Quarterbacks

By on September 14th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on The Battle of Two (Mr.) Alabama Quarterbacks
The lead up to this week's top 10 showdown between Auburn and LSU has the familiarity of an Iron Bowl. There's no question that Saturday's game is the marquee match-up in the nation. The hype has been enormous. After all, it's the only match-up of top 10 ten team's on the schedule. But ultimately it will be decided by the pla... Read Full Story

What would you do for Tickets to Saturday’s Auburn-LSU Game?

By on September 14th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on What would you do for Tickets to Saturday’s Auburn-LSU Game?
It was bound to happen. Last year some kids in South Bend, Indiana auctioned off their mom on Ebay along with an extra ticket to the Notre Dame-USC game. Now things have gone from bad to worse.   A local South Bend resident is at it again. This time, Jason Gordon agreed to let some "friends" give him a full body waxing in ret... Read Full Story

LSU Fans Explode Over Bayou Trash Article

By on September 13th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on LSU Fans Explode Over Bayou Trash Article
Earlier this week, we talked about how big the LSU game had become and whether it was really Auburn's biggest rival. That question is still up for debate. What's not up for debate is the amount of fun I've had here this week. In the two seasons I've been writing, LSU week has always generated the most traffic to the web site.... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Chances May Again Rest In Courtney Taylor’s Hands

By on September 13th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Chances May Again Rest In Courtney Taylor’s Hands
When Auburn people think of LSU, they automatically think of Courtney Taylor and the "Catch." It's in the history books of great Tiger plays, right up there with Punt Bama Punt, Bo Over The Top and Reverse To Victory. Taylor's catch in the end zone in 2004 to beat LSU may be the biggest catch in Auburn history. Taylor's hands f... Read Full Story

No Voodoo From LSU… Auburn’s Vaughn Ready For Bayou Bengals

By on September 12th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on No Voodoo From LSU… Auburn’s Vaughn Ready For Bayou Bengals
Shhh! Don't look now but the hottest field goal kicker in the country resides on the Plains of Auburn and his name is John Vaughn. It's not often that one gets to confront his worst fears. Vaughn will get that chance on Saturday when LSU comes to town. No one has to be reminded of last year. It was perhaps the single worst perf... Read Full Story

Poor Pitiful LSU… They Get No Respect

By on September 12th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Poor Pitiful LSU… They Get No Respect
LSU's battle cry this week is... We get no respect. Huh? OK, Rodney Dangerfield, whatever works for you. Apparently the LSU coaches are crying to their players that Auburn gets all the national attention. Poor pitiful me. Give me a break LSU. This is SEC football. We all get attention. Is that what it takes to motivate your foo... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Tuberville Talks About Tangling With The Tigers

By on September 12th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Tuberville Talks About Tangling With The Tigers
Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville addressed the media on Tuesday and talked about Saturday's Top 10 showdown with SEC Western Division rival LSU. The Tigers head into the contest 3 1/2 point favorites. The past two games have been decided by a total of four points. Here are some of Tuberville's comments on Saturday's match-up,... Read Full Story

Random Thoughts on Auburn’s Game With LSU This Saturday

By on September 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Random Thoughts on Auburn’s Game With LSU This Saturday
It's only Monday and this weekend's showdown with LSU already feels enormous. I can only imagine what things will be like on Friday. I'm glad I graduated years ago. I probably wouldn't be in class much this week... Our article,Auburn Turns Attention To Bayou Trash, was named the Headline of the Week by Sports Illustrated. Th... Read Full Story

Remember Auburn Fans: Keep your Friends Close and your Enemies Closer

By on September 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Remember Auburn Fans: Keep your Friends Close and your Enemies Closer
An old Mafia saying goes, "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." With that in mind, I want to share with you some valuable links to keep tabs on the LSU Tigers this week. Saturday's showdown is only a few days away and you'll need all the information you can find, and not just from the Auburn sites. Below is a list o... Read Full Story

Yes it’s True… LSU Fans Smell Like Corn Dogs

By on September 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Yes it’s True… LSU Fans Smell Like Corn Dogs
I n what has become an Auburn tradition, it's time to tell the story of how LSU fans became corn dogs. For years, fans around the SEC have commented on the aroma of our friends in Bayou country. They smell different from any other school in the conference. It's a unique stench that well, can only be described as the smell of a ... Read Full Story