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Nostalgia Friday: 1985 Auburn vs. Georgia

By on April 4th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1985 Auburn vs. Georgia
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Today’s look back focuses on the 1985 Auburn-Georgia game and the play of All-American Bo Jackson. Like Pat Sullivan 14 years earlier, Jackson used the Dawgs to solidify his hold on the Heisman Trophy. Jackson wrapped up the award on an 84 yard touchdown run that became one of his most famou... Read Full Story

Keep Your Dog Paws Off My License Plate

By on April 3rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Keep Your Dog Paws Off My License Plate
By War Eagle AtlantaGLG68@aol.com It's tough being a fan of the school with the third most popular college vanity tag in the state of Georgia. What makes it even tougher is that my school isn't even located in the state--it's a bit west of the Chattahoochee--in really west Georgia, you might say, aka east Alabama. The loveliest... Read Full Story

Track’em Tigers Update

By on April 2nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Track’em Tigers Update
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I want to thank all of you who’ve posted comments and sent emails.  I can’t tell you how much it means to me. I’m honestly taken back by the response from you all.   In recent days, I’ve really discovered what an awesome Auburn community we’ve created here. Auburn people really are... Read Full Story

Tough To Say Good-Bye

By on March 30th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tough To Say Good-Bye
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com You’ve probably noticed that my postings have diminished in recent weeks. Work and home responsibilities continue to eat into my writing time. Publishing Track’em Tigers is my favorite hobby. Some people like to golf; I love to about Auburn football. Having a chance to meet and talk Aub... Read Full Story

Auburn Quarterback Race Down To Two

By on March 25th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Quarterback Race Down To Two
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Auburn’s quarterback race has narrowed to two. In the race to succeed Brandon Cox, offensive coordinator Tony Franklin made on Tuesday what is really his first public comments about the new pecking order at quarterback. "These last few practices, we are giving Chris (Todd) and Kodi (Burns) m... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: Sullivan to Beasley

By on March 21st, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: Sullivan to Beasley
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com This week’s Nostalgia Friday looks at perhaps the greatest tandem in college football history – Pat Sullivan and Terry Beasley.  From 1969 to 1971, these two rewrote the Auburn history books, leading to Pat Sullivan winning the Heisman Trophy in 1971. Today’s YouTube clip is a tribute... Read Full Story

What are your most memorable Auburn games?

By on March 18th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on What are your most memorable Auburn games?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I hope everyone had a great weekend.  Sorry for the sporadic posts the last few days.  Things have been busy at home and work. I know. It’s no excuse. Please accept my apologies. The following questions were posed in the comment section on Friday and a lot of people have weighted in. The a... Read Full Story

Bowden Gets Black Eye Over McElrathbey Scholarship

By on March 12th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Bowden Gets Black Eye Over McElrathbey Scholarship
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It seems that Clemson coach Tommy Bowden has himself in a public relations nightmare. You may remember the story of Clemson tailback Ray Ray McElrathbey. The reserve back gained notoriety last season after getting custody of his little brother in the wake of his mother’s drug problems and hi... Read Full Story

NCAA Looking Into Alabama Recruiting Practices?

By on March 10th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on NCAA Looking Into Alabama Recruiting Practices?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It seems the NCAA is paying a visit to two of Alabama’s top recruits. In aBirmingham News article yesterday, high school coaches for Alabama commitments Tyler Love and Julio Jones acknowledged receiving phone calls from the NCAA. On the record, the visit has something to do with the associa... Read Full Story

Arrest Made In Connection With Murder Of Lauren Burk

By on March 8th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Arrest Made In Connection With Murder Of Lauren Burk
It looks like there’s been a break in the murder case of Auburn student Lauren Burk.  An arrest was made yesterday.  Here’s the story from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution... By KAREN ROSEN, TIM EBERLYThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Friday evening, WSB-TV reported that there had been an arrest in connection with Burk's... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1955 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech

By on March 7th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1955 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com We are reaching way back in the vault today to find this classic. It’s from the 1955 Auburn-Georgia Tech game played in Atlanta. Tech came into the contest ranked fifth nationally and would go on to make a Sugar Bowl appearance. Auburn was a big underdog and entered the contest ranked 17th. ... Read Full Story

Is Lebo The Right Man To Lead The Auburn Program?

By on March 6th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Is Lebo The Right Man To Lead The Auburn Program?
Below is a diary entry from one of our readers, Power of Dixieland that examines the state of Auburn basketball. He makes some very valid points.  Jeff Lebo gets a lot of credit for his team playing hard, but as the r points out, there’s more to it than just hustling up and down the court... By Power of Dixieland ... Read Full Story

Auburn Freshman Murdered Near Campus

By on March 5th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Freshman Murdered Near Campus
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com The Auburn family is in mourning tonight after the murder of 18 year-old Auburn student Lauren Burk. The story will make you absolutely sick to your stomach. Burk was found shot near campus on Tuesday night.  She was quickly transported to East Alabama Medical Center where she w... Read Full Story

Be Glad I’m not Antonio Coleman… You’d be looking for a new Defensive End

By on March 4th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Be Glad I’m not Antonio Coleman… You’d be looking for a new Defensive End
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Coleman: One brave dude. There was good news out of Auburn on Tuesday. Defensive end Antonio Coleman, who suffered a cervical sprain during Saturday’s practice, should return to the field before the end of the month. I was at this weekend’s practice and it was one of the... Read Full Story

Is Auburn-Alabama The Best Tandem In College Football?

By on March 2nd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Is Auburn-Alabama The Best Tandem In College Football?
Today you are in for a good read. One of our loyal readers and frequent contributors, War Eagle Atlanta looks at the best tandems in college football. Is it Auburn/Alabama? Read on, the results are interesting... WHICH STATES ARE HOME TO THE HISTORICALLY BEST FOOTBALL TANDEM IN THE NATION? By War Eagle Atlanta Yes, exactly w... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1986 Iron Bowl

By on February 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1986 Iron Bowl
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Today we start a new feature called Nostalgia Friday. Each week at this time we’ll look back at video of a famous Auburn win. What better game to start with than the 1986 Iron Bowl, better known as the Tillman Reverse To Victory. It’s one of my all-time favorites. We’d love to hear your... Read Full Story

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