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Auburn Freshmen Look Sharp In Friday Morning Practice

By on August 3rd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Freshmen Look Sharp In Friday Morning Practice
By Jay Coulter I attended Friday morning's practice session and came away impressed. The morning session was strickly for freshmen and a few other inexperienced players. Tommy Tuberville was wise to let the freshmen have the first few practices to themselves. The upperclassmen practice at 4:30 p.m. CST. Today the... Read Full Story

Auburn Practice News and Notes…

By on August 2nd, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Practice News and Notes…
The 2007 college football season officially got under way today on the Plains with freshmen and veterans reporting for the first practice of the fall. To ease the freshmen into two-a-day life, Auburn coaches split the practice groups in two, with freshmen and less experienced players practicing in the morning and veterans taking... Read Full Story

It’s Finally Brad Lester’s Time… Or is it?

By on August 1st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Finally Brad Lester’s Time… Or is it?
By Jay Coulter Brad Lester has had enough frustration to last a lifetime. For the past two years the talented junior tailback has had plenty of opportunities to take over the starting job. But each time he had it in his grasp, it slipped right through, always because of injury. This year is supposed to be differe... Read Full Story

Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC East

By on July 31st, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC East
By Jay CoulterIn today’s edition of Buy, Sell or Hold we look at the Eastern Division of the SEC. If you don’t know how the game is played, please read yesterday’s column first. For the record, the Dow Jones was down more than 146 points today.  Let’s hope these guys fare better. Tennessee – Sell – W... Read Full Story

It’s Time To Play Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC Style

By on July 30th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Time To Play Buy, Sell or Hold… SEC Style
By Jay CoulterWith the stock market getting a lot of attention during the past week, I’d thought we’d do our own trading – college football style. It’s time to play a little Buy, Sell or Hold.  This is something that Colin Cowherd does occasionally on ESPN radio and I thought we’d bring it to the SEC. W... Read Full Story

The Backs That Built Running Back U.

By on July 29th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on The Backs That Built Running Back U.
It’s hard to believe it has been 30 years since Auburn began earning its distinction as Running Back U. It was back in the late 1970’s that Joe Cribbs, James Brooks and William Andrews started earning Auburn that title.   While they laid the foundation, there have been many more to follow. But who were the ten best since 1... Read Full Story

Auburn Picked Second In The West

By on July 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Picked Second In The West
SEC Media Days concluded in Birmingham yesterday with the media making their annual predictions and voting on the all-conference teams. The fact that only 80 of the nearly 800 media personalities voted means nothing. This poll will be in every newspaper east of the Mississippi this morning. As expected, LSU was pi... Read Full Story

It’s Payday For Irons Brothers

By on July 27th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on It’s Payday For Irons Brothers
While Friday is typically payday, my bet is that most of us have never had one like Kenny Irons had today. Internet reports tonight say that Irons has agreed to a four year, $5 million deal with the Cincinnati Bengals. The best part is that $1.7 million is guaranteed, which means tonight Kenny is in a new income bracket. Kenny... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Nall Feels Good About Offensive Line

By on July 26th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Nall Feels Good About Offensive Line
Tuesday night I had the opportunity to hear Auburn offensive line coach Hugh Nall speak to the local Auburn Club. I have to say that I wasn't expecting much when I attended. I was pleasantly surprised. You don't really expect line coaches to be overly entertaining. Nall was that and more. He proved to be a wealth ... Read Full Story

Welcome To Track’em Tigers

By on July 25th, 2007 in News Comments Off on Welcome To Track’em Tigers
Welcome to Track’em Tigers. I’m glad you found us. Yes, we’ve moved again.  But this time it’s for good. I promised many of you after I left AOL Sports that I’d return to Football Saturday In the South this season.  That was certainly my plan – until opportunity knocked. A month or so ago, I received a call f... Read Full Story

Football Saturday In The South Returns…

By on May 28th, 2007 in Football Comments Off on Football Saturday In The South Returns…
Football Saturday In The South will return from its winter layoff in early August. When we begin our third season, we'll be back here at our familiar site. We are no longer affiliated with AOL Sports. Theydecided to go another direction and quit covering individual schools on a daily basis.   That means a return home fo... Read Full Story

Auburn Third In First Harris Interactive Poll

By on October 23rd, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Third In First Harris Interactive Poll
The first Harris Interactive Poll was released Sunday and to almost no ones surprise, Auburn comes in at third nationally behind Ohio State and Southern Cal. The Trojans lead the Tigers by 22 votes in the weekly poll. TheHarris Interactive Poll is one of the components in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) rankings that dete... Read Full Story

Saturday Brings Another Installment of All Auburn, All Orange

By on October 12th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Saturday Brings Another Installment of All Auburn, All Orange
Undoubtedly by now you've seen the emails and announcements proclaiming Saturday night's game with Florida an "All Auburn, All Orange" game. Is that really necessary? Maybe I'm missing something but I've been to virtually every home game since Tommy Tuberville made his plea for fans to wear orange and I'd have to say that 99.9... Read Full Story

What Does Auburn’s Blackmon Bring to the Linebacking Corp?

By on October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on What Does Auburn’s Blackmon Bring to the Linebacking Corp?
The story of the week on the Auburn defensive side of the ball has been the return of linebacker Tray Blackmon. The Parade All-American and top prep linebacker in the country was suspended over the summer because of an alcohol related incident. The suspension was viewed by many as over the top and too much time for the crime.My... Read Full Story

Auburn Alums Have Solid Week In The NFL

By on October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Alums Have Solid Week In The NFL
Former Auburn running back Carnell Williams had his best day of the season this week, rushing for 111 yards on 20 carries in Tampa Bay's 24-21 loss to New Orleans. Williams has struggled this year along with his team. Sunday's performance was his first 100 yard game of the season. His counterpart at Auburn also is struggling. Do... Read Full Story

Emerging Florida Offense Will Be Auburn’s Toughest Test Yet

By on October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Emerging Florida Offense Will Be Auburn’s Toughest Test Yet
After the win over LSU many thought that Auburn's next big defensive test would be against Florida. Then came last week and the upstart Arkansas ground attack. The bad news is Florida hasn't gone anywhere. Florida still remains the best offense the Tigers will face this season.Going into the season many believed that Urban Meyer... Read Full Story

Auburn Fans: Show Your Class On Saturday Morning

By on October 11th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn Fans: Show Your Class On Saturday Morning
Anytime a live national television broadcast comes to a college campus there's the opportunity for stupidity to raise its ugly head. This weekend is no exception. When ESPN's GameDay College Football Showcomes live from the Plains of Auburn Saturday morning, there will be a temptation, probably by some students, to make fools o... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Tuberville Talks About the Arkansas Loss and This Saturday’s Showdown With Florida

By on October 10th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Auburn’s Tuberville Talks About the Arkansas Loss and This Saturday’s Showdown With Florida
Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville held his weekly press conference on Tuesday and said the Tigers are still picking up the pieces from Saturday's 27-10 pounding by Arkansas. He said there was a little hangover on the practice field Sunday but that things have progressed as the week's gone on. Tuberville says there are no excuses fo... Read Full Story

Coaching and Injuries Have Spelled Doom For Auburn Offense

By on October 10th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Coaching and Injuries Have Spelled Doom For Auburn Offense
While there is plenty of blame to go around for Auburn's inept offensive performance this year, you can't discount the fact that injuries and graduation have played a big part in the Tiger's downward spiral. That's only half the story, but still a big part of it.As we talked last week, the loss of starting center Joe Cope is a b... Read Full Story

Don’t Panic Yet! Auburn’s Defense Matches Up Well With Florida’s Offense

By on October 9th, 2006 in Football Comments Off on Don’t Panic Yet! Auburn’s Defense Matches Up Well With Florida’s Offense
Despite the doom and gloom surrounding the Auburn program this week, the Tigers outlook for this weekend's game with Florida is much brighter. Simply put, they match up better with the Gators than they did with Arkansas. Tommy Tuberville loves to recruit speed over size on defense and it works most of the time. He likes the spe... Read Full Story