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Tuscaloosa News Columnist Talks Auburn Recruiting

By on May 31st, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tuscaloosa News Columnist Talks Auburn Recruiting
We have another historical first here at Track'em Tigers. Quite honestly, I never thought I would see this day. I'm actually going to run a column written by Tuscaloosa News columnist Cecil Hurt. Please don't take me off your bookmark list yet.   In Friday's column, Hurt gives a thorough explanation behind the recruiting ph... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1989 Alabama at Auburn

By on May 30th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1989 Alabama at Auburn
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com December 2, 1989. Auburn has played many big games over the course of its 100+ years in existence, but none have been more important than the contest that took place on that cool December day. Alabama said it would never happen. Pat Dye was determined that it would. It did. The stakes could no... Read Full Story

You Can Put Lipstick On It, But It’s Still The BCS

By on May 28th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on You Can Put Lipstick On It, But It’s Still The BCS
The 2004 Auburn Tigers: The Best of the BCS Era? By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.comFor the past week or so, media outlets around the country have marked the 10th anniversary of the BCS by writing glowingly about the virtues of the flawed system. The same rs who have pleaded for a playoff system have suddenly turned nostalgic. Wh... Read Full Story

Tuberville Takes Questions At The White House

By on May 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tuberville Takes Questions At The White House
By Jay Coulter Here's some video of Tommy Tuberville's trip to the White House on Monday along with footage taken while visiting the troops in the Middle East last week. There's something very cool about seeing Auburn's football coach taking press questions with the White House in the background. I just can't see Slick Nick Sab... Read Full Story

Birmingham News Story Paints Bleak Picture of Auburn Baseball

By on May 27th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Birmingham News Story Paints Bleak Picture of Auburn Baseball
This story ran yesterday in the Birmingham News. While it's painful to read, unfortunately it's accurate. SEC baseball has become big business and Auburn is in danger of being left behind. The current search for a new coach is one of the most critical in Auburn's history... Dear Auburn Baseball, Greetings from Hoover, where y... Read Full Story

Tuberville Meets With Bush At White House

By on May 26th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tuberville Meets With Bush At White House
    By Jay Coulter Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville arrived in Washington D.C. today after spending the last week visiting troops in the Middle East. After flying for 16 hours, Tuberville landed at Andrews Air Force Base and was invited to a meeting at the White House in the Oval Office with President Bush. Along with Ge... Read Full Story

Tony Franklin Sees Opportunity This Season

By on May 26th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tony Franklin Sees Opportunity This Season
  By Jay Coulter Auburn offensive coordinator Tony Franklin doesn't like excuses. Speaking to the Columbus(Ga.)/Phenix City (Al.) Auburn Club this past week, Franklin said the Tigers have the talent on offense to win now. "If I wait to get players that fit my offense perfectly, I won't be here long," said Franklin. Tommy (... Read Full Story

Tuberville Spends Memorial Day Weekend in the Middle East

By on May 24th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tuberville Spends Memorial Day Weekend in the Middle East
Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville continues to make his way through the Middle East visiting with U.S. troops. The 10 day trip is sponsored by Under Armour and includes Georgia coach Mark Richt, Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis, Miami head man Randy Shannon and Yale coach Jack Siedlecki. We're having a great trip," Tuberville said. "W... Read Full Story

Welcome to Track’em Tigers

By on May 23rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Welcome to Track’em Tigers
Track'em Tigers was started in July 2007 and has quickly grown into the most popular Auburn blog on the internet. The site is part of the SB Nation Network, the largest sports blogging conglomerate in the country. SB Nation covers more than 40 colleges and all of the NFL, NBA, MLB and numerous other sports including NASCAR a... Read Full Story

98 Days Until Football…

By on May 23rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on 98 Days Until Football…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ... Read Full Story

Neutral Site Games Helping Bama Make it Back to Atlanta Any Way It Can

By on May 23rd, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Neutral Site Games Helping Bama Make it Back to Atlanta Any Way It Can
By War Eagle Atlantaglg68@aol.com    Eight complete seasons have passed since Alabama last made it to Atlanta for an SEC championship game. That's the second longest drought from any SEC team that has gone toAtlanta, right behind MississippiState's last (and only) appearance in 1998. Needless to say, Tide fans are e... Read Full Story

Changes Coming To Track’em Tigers

By on May 21st, 2008 in News Comments Off on Changes Coming To Track’em Tigers
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Like Sheryl Crow says, a change will do you good. And that’s exactly what’s happening here at Track’em Tigers. We are changing for the better. As most of you know, we are part of the SB Nation Network, the largest sports blogging network in the country. We have blogs for all the major ... Read Full Story

Slater Era Comes to End at Auburn

By on May 18th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Slater Era Comes to End at Auburn
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com In a move that surprised some, Auburn baseball coach Tom Slater stepped down on Saturday after a meeting with Athletic Director Jay Jacobs. In four seasons as Auburn's head coach, Slater had an overall record of 115-113 and a Southeastern Conference record of 43-77. Throughout the season, Jaco... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1957 National Champions

By on May 16th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Nostalgia Friday: 1957 National Champions
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Today’s Nostalgia Friday salutes the 1957 National Championship team. In Shug Jordan’s seventh season, he led Auburn to a perfect 10-0 season. How dominant was this team? They gave up only 28 points all year. Stop and think about that for a second. It’s simply amazing. In victories ove... Read Full Story

How The West Was (Is) Won

By on May 15th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on How The West Was (Is) Won
By War Eagle Atlantaglg68@aol.com   After reading Jay's excellent article last week on what passes for greatness when it comes to coaches on the Plains, it got me thinking about all the ways we've come to define it, regardless of whom we choose to bestow it upon. The most popular is through SEC championships... Read Full Story

An All-Orange Bash!

By on May 14th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on An All-Orange Bash!
By Acid ReignParaswarm@aol.com Hard on the heels of a collision with LSU, Auburn will play host to the Tennessee Vols, on September 27. The Vols will have been already tested, having played at revamped UCLA, a tuneup against UAB at home, then they host the Florida Gators, before traveling to the Plains. Tennessee could be flyin... Read Full Story

Help the Victims and Make Auburn A Winner

By on May 13th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Help the Victims and Make Auburn A Winner
The guys at Fanblogs.com and Every Day Should Be Saturday.com have come up with a cool idea to help victims of the numerous tragedies around the country – the tornadoes in the Midwest, the storms in the Southeast and the wildfires in Florida and California. They are holding a contest called The Charity Bowl. Basically, th... Read Full Story

Does Auburn Want To Be More Than Just A Football School?

By on May 12th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Does Auburn Want To Be More Than Just A Football School?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com Does Slater stay? Few will argue that Auburn’s athletic program is in solid shape top to bottom. Most of the non-revenue sports are competitive in the SEC. Some are tops in the country – see men’s and women’s swimming. The same cannot be said for two of the three tea... Read Full Story

How Great Is Tommy Tuberville?

By on May 8th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on How Great Is Tommy Tuberville?
By Jay Coulterjccoulter@gmail.com   Greatness is a word that means different things to different people. That’s certainly the case when judging the success of a college football program. Earlier this week, Phillip Marshall of The Huntsville Times questioned whether Tommy Tuberville has built a great prog... Read Full Story

Tigers vs. Tigers in Prime Time

By on May 6th, 2008 in Football Comments Off on Tigers vs. Tigers in Prime Time
By Acid ReignParaswarm@aol.com On September 20th, at 7:00 PM, a major war will take place in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn and LSU will fight it out, and the winner will have the inside track towards the Western Division title. The game has been picked up by ESPN HD, and will be on national television. The late kickoff should al... Read Full Story