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Auburn To Wear Throwback Uniforms (Sort Of) To Honor 1957 National Championship Team

By on September 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn To Wear Throwback Uniforms (Sort Of) To Honor 1957 National Championship Team
This announcement from the University was released this evening... Auburn's 1957 National Championship football team will be honored at Saturday's Auburn-Vanderbilt game, recognizing the 50-year anniversary of the Ralph "Shug" Jordan-coached championship team. To commemorate the half century anniversary, Auburn will wear their... Read Full Story

Miracle At The Swamp

By on September 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Miracle At The Swamp
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com There have surely been bigger wins. There have been wins that counted a whole lot more. But none have felt better than last night’s at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. On a night when the rapidly aging Lou Holtz said he had a better chance of winning a U.S. Senate race in Florida than Auburn did of... Read Full Story

War Eagle Hey!

By on September 29th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on War Eagle Hey!
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Has a victory ever felt better than tonight’s win over third-ranked Florida? Auburn’s coaches and players have hung together like true champions and tonight they get to enjoy the spoils of victory.   We’ll have much more coverage tomorrow, but for now I leave you with a post by a prick ... Read Full Story

Open Thread: Auburn vs. Florida

By on September 29th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Open Thread: Auburn vs. Florida
Game 5: Auburn vs. Florida Auburn Tigers (2-2) at #3 Florida Gators (4-0) Saturday, September 29, 2007 – 7:00 p.m. CT Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (88,548) – Gainesville, Florida Television: ESPNAnnouncers: Mike Patrick, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe Radio: The Auburn Network (throughout the Southeast); Sirius 114; Westwoo... Read Full Story

Groves Forgets About Team In Pursuit Of Record

By on September 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Groves Forgets About Team In Pursuit Of Record
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Before I start, let me put out this disclaimer: I think Quentin Groves is incredible. He will forever have a special place in my heart for his performance against Alabama last year. Like Tre Smith and Stanley McClover, if he does nothing the rest of his career, he will still be an... Read Full Story

Weekly Podcast With al.com

By on September 27th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Weekly Podcast With al.com
I sat down today with Kenny Smith at al.com to talk about this weekend’s game with the Florida Gators. Kenny knows Auburn football as well as anyone, and it’s always fun to get into a conversation with him about the Tigers. Alabama Live is the number one web site for news and sports in the state of Alabama with more than... Read Full Story

Ben Tate Loves New Offensive Line

By on September 27th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Ben Tate Loves New Offensive Line
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Auburn fans everywhere seem to be muted this week as the Tigers prepare for Saturday’s showdown with third ranked Florida. And let’s face it, there are plenty of reasons to be. I believe we’re all still coming to grips with the idea of three freshmen starting on the offensiv... Read Full Story

Honey Watching Wednesday

By on September 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Honey Watching Wednesday
There’s plenty to be envious of when talking about Florida. They are the reigning national champions in both football and basketball and they have thousands of recruits in-state begging to get a chance to play in Gainesville. But most important, they are the school that ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews calls home. Yes, A... Read Full Story

Another Fine Post From One Of Our Readers…

By on September 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Another Fine Post From One Of Our Readers…
Here's another fine post from one of our readers. This diary entry was written by jschreurs and pretty much sums up the week... I am sure everyone of us watched with anticipation to see if we would show up... and we did. Nothing made me more upset than watching ESPN in the morning and seeing all of those banners d... Read Full Story

Keep Your Enemies Close: Florida Edition

By on September 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Keep Your Enemies Close: Florida Edition
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com While this year’s Auburn-Florida game might not hold the excitement of years past, it’s still a big one – at least for Auburn. While watching ESPN’s College Football LiveTuesday, host John Saunders questioned whether the Gators might overlook Auburn this weekend because o... Read Full Story

Doomed To Repeat History…

By on September 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Doomed To Repeat History…
Are you as tired as I am of listening to all the praise being heaped on LSU coach Les Miles for his fake field goal against South Carolina on Saturday? Does the play look at all familiar to you? It Should. Why? Because Auburn pulled the exact same fake against LSU at Tiger Stadium in 1999. I wonder where Miles found that play?... Read Full Story

Tuberville Talks Florida

By on September 25th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Tuberville Talks Florida
Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville held his weekly press conference this morning and discussed what his Tigers will face when they travel to Gainesville Saturday night to take on third ranked Florida... "It's good to get back in the SEC this week. We've had a couple of good practices. After last week's game, we've gained some moment... Read Full Story

What Are Auburn’s Chances Against Florida?

By on September 25th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on What Are Auburn’s Chances Against Florida?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It’s good to back among the living. On Sunday morning I felt like I had been stepped on by a hobnail boot and had my nose broke – oh wait a minute that was Alabama feeling that way. Actually, I’ve been bedridden since Sunday with strep throat and a double ear infection. It's the sickest... Read Full Story

Thoughts From Our Readers

By on September 22nd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Thoughts From Our Readers
We’ve gotten several diary entries (see right sidebar) this week from readers expressing their opinions on the Auburn football situation. I thought I would share a few of them with you. Each of the writers makes excellent points and I appreciate them taking the time to write. If you’d like to express your opinion on a topic ... Read Full Story

Lester To Return For Vanderbilt Game

By on September 21st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Lester To Return For Vanderbilt Game
Brad Lester is back. Sort of. The University announced late this afternoon that he would be eligible to return for the Vanderbilt game on October 6th.   "I'm happy to have this behind me," said Lester. "I'm looking forward to moving on and playing in the Vanderbilt game." A 5-11, 194-pound native of Lilburn, Ga., Lester has r... Read Full Story

Friday Football Primer

By on September 21st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Friday Football Primer
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Can you believe we are already four weeks into the college football year? OK, maybe that was a bad question to ask. The weeks do seem to fly by during the season – even when times are bad. My guess is we’ll know something this afternoon on running back Brad Lester. Tommy Tub... Read Full Story

Lester’s Status To Be Decided In Next 48 Hours

By on September 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Lester’s Status To Be Decided In Next 48 Hours
Tommy Tuberville said this afternoon that the status of running back Brad Lester will be determined by game time on Saturday. Lester has been serving a suspension this season for an academic related problem. It's widely believed to involve a term paper that was written (or not) last December. I'll keep you updated as I get new... Read Full Story

Auburn Man Getting It Done In Troy

By on September 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Man Getting It Done In Troy
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I don’t know about you, but I love following the Troy Trojans. It’s hard not to think of them as Auburn-South. With former Tiger Larry Blakeney serving as head coach, Shayne Wasden coaching receivers and former Tiger assistant Steve Dennis leading the athletic department, the ... Read Full Story

Finebaum Playing A New Song

By on September 19th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Finebaum Playing A New Song
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Media Genius? I’ve always viewed Alabama sports personality Paul Finebaum with a sense of amusement. From a business standpoint, he’s without question a genius. Now stay with me on this. Don’t leave yet. For the better part of 25 years he’s played sports fans in this... Read Full Story

Honey Watching Wednesday

By on September 19th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Honey Watching Wednesday
In honor of USC’s throttling of Nebraska this past Saturday, I give you, yet again, the Trojan Song Girls – In Hawaii, in bikinis. Applause please!  ... Read Full Story