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These Days, Football Season Never Ends

By on February 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on These Days, Football Season Never Ends
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I can remember not too many years ago having to drive 20 miles to find the SundayBirmingham Post-Herald. The same for the Montgomery Advertiser. It was a fall football tradition following a big Auburn win.  To get your Auburn football news you had to look for it. I remember grabbing the pape... Read Full Story

Hey Vince, Hand Me The Pruner

By on February 26th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Hey Vince, Hand Me The Pruner
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Who’s treated better these days in Athens, Georgia – Uga or Vince Dooley? It’s a good question and unfortunately for Dooley, one that’s hard to answer. You may have read a few weeks back that Georgia has decided to name a cluster of old administration buildings and a garden after the w... Read Full Story

A Big Weekend For Auburn Athletics

By on February 25th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on A Big Weekend For Auburn Athletics
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com A big War Eagle to you on this Monday. I pulled off the rare doubleheader yesterday; attending Auburn’s pounding of Alabama in basketball and then heading to Plainsman Park to watch the Tigers sweep East Tennesee State in the opening series of the 2008 baseball season. The best part of cours... Read Full Story

Jessica Trainham Talks To Auburn Radio Station

By on February 24th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Jessica Trainham Talks To Auburn Radio Station
For those of you who can't get enough of SI swimsuit model and Auburn student Jessica Trainham, here's an interview she did last week with a local Auburn radio station. For the record, I like her hair better dark. ... Read Full Story

Auburn Spring Practice Schedule

By on February 24th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Spring Practice Schedule
Auburn kicked off Spring Practice today and will have sessions now through the end of March. The Tigers will take about ten days off next month for spring break before resuming and finishing up with A-Day on March 29th. All practices are open to the public - for now. Here’s the complete Spring Practice Schedule (all times are... Read Full Story

Top Ten Reasons Why Jeremy Elder Committed Armed Robbery

By on February 22nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Top Ten Reasons Why Jeremy Elder Committed Armed Robbery
War Eagle Atlanta posted this in the diary section yesterday and without question it deserves front page status. It's hilarious. Enjoy... From the Home Office in Marietta, GA, War Eagle Atlanta's Top Ten Reasons Why Jeremy Elder Committed Armed Robbery on Campus at Tuscaloosa: Wanted to get more attention with all those blue... Read Full Story

All Eyes Will Be On The Quarterback Position

By on February 20th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on All Eyes Will Be On The Quarterback Position
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com When Auburn begins spring practice in a few days all eyes will be on the quarterback position. For the first time in three years, Brandon Cox will not be under center. Yeah, we won’t have ole Dick Nixon to kick around anymore. This spring is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated in re... Read Full Story

Going Bald Together

By on February 19th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Going Bald Together
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Those of you heading to Plainsman Park this weekend for the opening series with East Tennessee State will be in for a surprise when you see the Auburn baseball team for the first time. Let’s just say there’s not a lot of hair around the old ball park this week. A friend of mine, Scott McDa... Read Full Story

Around The Plains…

By on February 18th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Around The Plains…
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I would wish you a happy Monday, but I’ve always thought that people who do that are stupid. It’s like those who tell you to have a safe flight. Is there really anything we can do to ensure the flight will be safe? Sitting in row 42 next to the fat woman, there’s little tha... Read Full Story

Brandon Cox Turns Up On The Radio

By on February 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Brandon Cox Turns Up On The Radio
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com With so much happening to the Auburn football team since its final game with Clemson, former quarterback Brandon Cox has quickly become a forgotten man. Cox turned up this week on a local radio show in Auburn and talks about what it's like to be Brandon Cox. He also kicks the DJ's ass in arm ... Read Full Story

Top 10 Auburn Excuses for Recruiting

By on February 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Top 10 Auburn Excuses for Recruiting
Top 10 Auburn Excuses Why All the Blue Chip Recruits in Alabama Chose the Crimson Tide Over Us:  Auburn still hung over from Iron Bowl victory. Paul Finebaum wrote a column a few years ago forecasting it. Couldn't afford it, with new coaches and Tubs' new contract. Rush Probst left Hoover and ruined our Birmingham c... Read Full Story

Can I Hear You Say War Eagle?

By on February 13th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Can I Hear You Say War Eagle?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Alabama may be sticking its chest out this week claiming another mythical national championship – in recruiting; but Auburn’s not doing too shabby.   If you haven’t picked up this year’s annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition you need to make a beeline to Books-A-Million. On new... Read Full Story

Jacobs Talks About The Future Of Auburn Athletics

By on February 12th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Jacobs Talks About The Future Of Auburn Athletics
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com There was an excellent interview with Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs in Monday’s Decatur Daily. Jacobs talks about everything from the new basketball arena to the status of basketball coach Jeff Lebo. From all appearances, it looks as if the new arena is going to be some show place. So... Read Full Story

A Final Thought On Recruiting…

By on February 11th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on A Final Thought On Recruiting…
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Much has been written the past week on Auburn’s 2008 recruiting class. Most of it has been negative. Auburn’s success or lack of is all a matter of perception. Phillip Marshall wrote about it last week in his blog and makes some excellent points. I’ll put my two cents in now for what ... Read Full Story

Auburn Recruiting Class Of 2008… Part I

By on February 7th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Recruiting Class Of 2008… Part I
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com So just how well did Auburn do on National Signing Day? Here's a brief bio on the Class of 2008 (Courtesy of the Auburn Athletic Department)... Darvin AdamsWR, 6-2, 178Kennesaw, GA (Harrison HS)High School Coach: Bruce Cobleigh HIGH SCHOOL: Had 66 catches for 867 yards and 11 touchdowns as a ... Read Full Story

Auburn Recruiting Class Of 2008… Part II

By on February 7th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Recruiting Class Of 2008… Part II
Here's Part II of the 2008 Auburn Recruiting Class signees... Derrick LykesDL, 6-4, 276Clanton, AL (Chilton County HS)High School Coach: Steve McCord HIGH SCHOOL: Was able to play in just two games as a senior due to an ankle injury ... As a junior, totaled 75 tackles including eight sacks, forced three fumbles and returned tw... Read Full Story

Frustrating Signing Day For Auburn

By on February 6th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Frustrating Signing Day For Auburn
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Frustrating Day For Tuberville Sometimes things just don’t break your way. They certainly didn’t on Wednesday for Auburn. The Tigers had high hopes of landing a few last minute holdouts that would put an explanation point on a solid recruiting year. It never materialized... Read Full Story

Auburn Recruiting Looks To Finish On Solid Ground

By on February 4th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Recruiting Looks To Finish On Solid Ground
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Ray Goff: Recruiting Legend The big week is finally here.  All the hype of recruiting will be over in a few short days. On Wednesday there will be winners crowned and smiles all around. Recruiting "experts" will tell all of us why now is the time to crown Alabama the 2011 N... Read Full Story

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