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Saying Goodbye to Tiger (War Eagle VI)

By on June 18th, 2014 in Football, News 2 Comments »
tiger-golden-eagle-auburnjpg-c3e767b64ad9b5fe                                                                                                                      (file photo:al.com )'Tiger' - the iconic golden eagle that stared the Auburn tradition of eagles ... Read Full Story

Auburn Has More Than 5 Potential Starters on the O-Line (which is) “A Good Problem to Have”

13574597-mmmain Auburn O-Line, julie bennett                                                                                                                          (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com)A football team is only as good as it’s offensive line. The big ugli... Read Full Story

He Was an Auburn and SEC Legend

By on June 17th, 2014 in Basketball 2 Comments »
[caption id="attachment_27616" align="alignright" width="236"] (Auburn photo file)[/caption] Although he made his home in the Birmingham area, he grew up in Atlanta playing high school ball for Sylvan Hills High. After leading the Bears to two state championships he went on to become an SEC Legend at Auburn University. It was ... Read Full Story

Las Vegas Jumps on the Auburn Bandwagon

By on June 16th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
golden nugget While it’s great that Auburn is getting a lot of preseason love from the media, remember these are the same people who said the Tigers would be lucky to grab six wins a year ago. Now Las Vegas is getting in on the act.The Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas has released early lines on some key Auburn games this season and what t... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1983 Iron Bowl

By on June 13th, 2014 in Football 8 Comments »
Today we go back 31 years to 1983. Can it really have been that long? The 1983 Auburn football team remains one of my all-time favorites. It was the year Auburn broke out of its hibernation and claimed its first SEC title since 1957.The 1983 Iron Bowl was a classic and will be forever remembered as the Bye-Bye Bo Game where Bo... Read Full Story

A Late September Homecoming.

By on June 12th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
LA Tech Dixon Kenneth Dixon finds tough going for Louisiana Tech.(Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. This year, week 5 is homecoming week, and the Tigers will take on Louisiana Tech on September 27th. It's the last chance for the Tigers to tune up against an overmatch... Read Full Story

Auburn Could be a Nightmare for SEC Defenses in 2014

14O2O7.AuSt.70- Nick runs over Tenn. - Auburn media, anthony hall                                                                                                                                                     (photo:Auburn media, Anthony Hall)H... Read Full Story

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1986 Iron Bowl Edition

              Lawyer Tillman celebrates scoring the winning touchdown in the 1986 Iron Bowl. (Source:al.com file photo)Since last I visited these pages with my scrivenings, we have started looking forward to the next season’s games, one opponent at a time. Nonetheless, looking back at some memorable plays I was pr... Read Full Story

Malzahn is Worth the Bet

By on June 9th, 2014 in Football 18 Comments »
Gus Malzahn may be the most popular coach in Auburn history – right now. The same could be said for Gene Chizik back in the summer of 2011. Like then, it’s hard to imagine anyone not wanting to lock Malzahn up for the long-term following the most exciting season in Auburn history.What if he fails? It’s hard to fathom somet... Read Full Story

Shug Said Football Helped Him Get Through D-Day

By on June 6th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Over 150,000 allied soldiers stormed the beaches amidst some of the most hellish combat conditions ever experienced in war. Over 9,000 are still buried there at the Normandy American Cemetery and another 1557  names of the missing in action are listed on a memorial.Be sure to read Sulliva... Read Full Story

To the Men of that Era

By on June 5th, 2014 in Football, Memories 10 Comments »
  Helmet insignia of the 1st Engineer Special Brigade.On an early June evening 70 years ago, many thousands of young men waited in trepidation for a decision to be made. On stormy seas, in the depths of rolling cargo ships, they waited. Most were unable to sleep despite the exhaustion that comes from preparing for military o... Read Full Story

A Manhattan Night.

By on June 5th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
KSU preview.doc SEC and Big 12 contenders clash on Thursday Night!(Watch out for #16! Tyler Lockett is very dangerous!)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. The Tigers take week 3 off in 2014, then travel to Manhattan, Kansas, to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Thursday night, September 18th. T... Read Full Story

Could New Four Team Playoff Eventually Harm Smaller Schools?

college football playoff logo With the transition to a four team playoff in 2014 for Division I (FBS) schools, the scheduling of FCS teams by the big boys may be a thing of the past. A glimmer of what's to come was seen in the days after the SEC voted in April to keep the 6-1-1 conference model. It didn't matter that the SEC and ACC both said their teams ... Read Full Story

Can’t Wait to Run Out of That Tunnel With 85,000+ Fans Screaming War Eagle!

os-hs-apopka-chandler-cox-photo - orlando sentinel                                                                                                                        (photo: Orlando Sentinel)One of the most devastating blockers to ever play for Auburn University will be playing for the NFL's Houston Texans in 2014. ... Read Full Story

It’s Time for Auburn to Claim More National Championships

By on June 2nd, 2014 in Football 24 Comments »
ATLANTA - DEC It’s time for Auburn to claim more national championships. For years we’ve laughed at Alabama fans that drive around the state with those stupid “15” stickers on their cars. But here’s the thing: There are many across the country who actually believe Bama has that many titles.Perception is reality.Auburn will tackle th... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1987 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech

Editor's Note: The YouTube feed to these videos have recently been removed. While they functioned correctly prior to publishing, they no longer work now. Attempts to restore them have been unsuccessful. Because some have commented, we've chosen to leave the story up. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Today’s Nostalgia F... Read Full Story

Splatter the Spartans!

By on May 29th, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
SDSU Preview San Jose State had trouble with the better teams, last season(AP Photo, Ron Delhorn)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. In week two, Auburn takes on Mountain West team San Jose State in Auburn, on September 6th. This one will be televised somewhere, and it is likely to be pushed to... Read Full Story

Change on the Horizon for SEC as Part of NCAA Super Division

hi-res-7507498_crop_north- Mike Slive                                       SEC Commissioner Mike Slive (photo:Marvin Gentry,USAToday) The spring meetings of the South Eastern Conference got underway yesterday in Destin, Florida. And for the first time in several years SEC scheduling is not the hot button issue. That decision was put to rest (at... Read Full Story

Kasey Cooper Named National Freshman of the Year

By on May 28th, 2014 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
531ce043df061.image-Kasey Cooper, zach bland auburn media                                                                                                                                                 (photo:Zach Bland, Auburn media)"This awar... Read Full Story

The End of Conference Divisions?

By on May 27th, 2014 in Football 17 Comments »
sec champions What if the recent arguments over conference scheduling didn’t matter? That could well be the case if the Atlantic Coast Conference has its way. Last week, a story surfaced that’s gotten very little attention until now.The ACC has submitted a proposal to the NCAA that would allow conferences to do away with divisional play a... Read Full Story