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Friday Football Primer

By on August 31st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Friday Football Primer
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I don’t know about you, but this has been the longest week in years. Finally, the first football Friday of the year is here. And on top of that, it’s a three-day weekend and payday all wrapped into one. Auburn was buzzing Thursday night. There’s no question the game day atmosphere has al... Read Full Story

Lester Suspended For Kansas State

By on August 31st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Lester Suspended For Kansas State
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Auburn announced tonight that starting tailback Brad Lester has been suspended for tomorrow's opener with Kansas State. The team is remaining tight lipped about the situation. We reported Tuesday that Lester's status appeared to be uncertain. In an ominous move, Tommy Tuberville ... Read Full Story

Scouting The Kansas State Wildcats

By on August 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Scouting The Kansas State Wildcats
How much do we know about Kansas State? For most of us, the answer is very little. Playing in the Big 12, most Auburn fans catch KSU on television maybe once a year. Today we are fortunate to have Tye from Bring On The Cats.com give us a scouting report on the Wildcats from Manhattan, Kansas. There are few people that know mo... Read Full Story

“The Hay Is In The Barn”

By on August 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on “The Hay Is In The Barn”
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com I’ve always loved football Thursdays. One of my most vivid childhood memories was listening to Dialing Dye with my dad on Thursday nights. That’s what they used to call the weekly radio show with Pat Dye. Each week Dye would start the program by telling Jim Fyffe that the "h... Read Full Story

Lester A Question Mark For Saturday

By on August 29th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Lester A Question Mark For Saturday
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Numerous media sources are reporting that starting tailback Brad Lester is questionable for Saturday’s opener with Kansas State. Tommy Tuberville took the unusual step Tuesday of making the running backs off limits to the media. That speaks volumes about the situation. Speculat... Read Full Story

Auburn vs. Kansas State Game Notes…

By on August 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn vs. Kansas State Game Notes…
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Game Day is finally within sight. We are in game week mode here at Track’em Tigers and it feels good. We can now turn our attention to Kansas State. I don’t know about you, but I love big openers. Playing a team from a major conference on national television is as good as it... Read Full Story

More Questions Than Answers As Auburn Gets Ready For Season

By on August 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on More Questions Than Answers As Auburn Gets Ready For Season
Watching Tommy Tuberville speak yesterday with the SEC banner behind him reminded me of Christmas morning as a kid. The long winter of discontent is over. College football is here and all is right with the world. SEC Media Days got underway in Birmingham Wednesday and Tuberville shared the podium with quarterback Brandon Cox an... Read Full Story

High Stakes Poker Game Taking Place In Alabama

By on August 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on High Stakes Poker Game Taking Place In Alabama
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Few would argue that this year’s off season has been one of the more interesting in recent state history. Most of the media coverage has been aimed at one program and one person in particular, new Alabama coach Nick Saban. It’s hard to turn on the television or pick up a news... Read Full Story

An Auburn Classic

By on August 25th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on An Auburn Classic
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com It's finally here.  After today, we can say it's game week. I hope you enjoy your last football free weekend. Make sure to get the grass cut and the garage cleaned out. For the next four months, it's college football time. It's our time. I found this very cool You Tube clip over at Sunday ... Read Full Story

Where’s The Love For Brandon Cox?

By on August 23rd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Where’s The Love For Brandon Cox?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com What a difference a year makes. A year ago, Brandon Cox was the cover boy for an Auburn team poised to make another run at the SEC and national championship. He was on virtually every preseason All-SEC team. He was one of the most sought after interviews in the SEC. Fast forward ... Read Full Story

What Does Reese Davis Have In Common With Jerry Lewis?

By on August 22nd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on What Does Reese Davis Have In Common With Jerry Lewis?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Did you ever believe you’d live long enough to see this? Just when we thought nine hours of pregame coverage for the Super Bowl was extravagant, comes this bomb shell. Are you sitting down? ESPN plans to do not one, not two, but 25 hours of pregame coverage for next Thursday nig... Read Full Story

Simeon Castille’s Police Report Surfaces

By on August 21st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Simeon Castille’s Police Report Surfaces
For the past several days, unnamed Alabama sources and fans have played down Simeon Castille’s arrest on disorderly conduct charges. We’ve heard media representatives quote sources as saying that the arrest was a mix-up and that Castille was simply at the wrong place at the right time. We’ve heard others sing his praises a... Read Full Story

Bad Commercial Of The Day

By on August 21st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Bad Commercial Of The Day
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An Update on Jason Campbell

By on August 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on An Update on Jason Campbell
Here's an update on Jason Campbell from Skin Patrol over at the Redskins site, Hogs Haven.com. We appreciate him taking the time to keep Auburn fans updated. That's the great thing about the SB Nation network. Everybody is willing to share info. We appreciate it!  Here's his post... An MRI revealed no serious d... Read Full Story

An Update on Jason Campbell

By on August 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on An Update on Jason Campbell
Here's an update on Jason Campbell from Skin Patrol over at the Redskins site, Hogs Haven.com. We appreciate him taking the time to keep Auburn fans updated. That's the great thing about the SB Nation network. Everybody is willing to share info. We appreciate it!  Here's his post... An MRI revealed no serious d... Read Full Story

Taking A Look At The SEC Television Schedule

By on August 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Taking A Look At The SEC Television Schedule
With football season a little more than a week away, the SEC released its television schedule for the first three weeks of the year. All times listed below are CST. Also included are the non-televised games. Thursday, August 30LSU at Mississippi State (7 p.m. CT / ESPN) Saturday, September 1Western Carolina at Alabama (6 p.m. ... Read Full Story

If I Only Had A Brain… Vick Pleads Guilty

By on August 20th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on If I Only Had A Brain… Vick Pleads Guilty
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Michael Vick agreed to plead guilty this afternoon to federal dog fighting charges. The former Virginia Tech All-American and Atlanta Falcons star accepted the deal in exchange for what he hopes will be less jail time. Most expect the former quarterback to get between a year and 18 months in fe... Read Full Story

Monday Morning Tiger Notes

By on August 19th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Monday Morning Tiger Notes
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com There’s only one weekend left to go without college football. We can officially say... It’s here. On Saturday I headed over to the football field to catch practice. I know it was closed. Well, let’s say it was almost closed. When I got there they were letting people in alright, but you ha... Read Full Story

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 r and a great asset for Auburn fans to have in the m... Read Full Story