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Reflections on Auburn Football and TET College Pick’em WEEK 11 Results

By on November 15th, 2016 in Football, News 8 Comments »
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Week 12 is here, and things have unfolded in a nightmarish way to show who is likely to get to the championships. Finger pointing is running rampant again after the debacle of a game the Auburn Tigers played against a lesser Georgia Bulldog opponent.

After reading various comments from multiple sites, there is understandable anger, disappointment, and embarrassment. As for me, what happened has happened, and as frustrated and disappointed as I am, another opponent waits in the shadows and is ready to take its turn on the field.

I don’t think for one moment that fans take a disappointing loss harder than the coaches and players who are putting in the work everyday. They thought they would win, but they didn’t. They feel even worse than we do right now, except they have games to play and must motivate themselves to carry on.

They are counting on us not to abandon them because of losing a game. As an Auburn family member I will continue to support my coach, my team and cheer them to victory. There will be no hate rants against coaching, twitter rants about players, call outs for firing, or degrading the leadership from this fan.

I know where we’ve been, good and bad, I know where we are, and I know that the future is still bright on the Plains. Someone yesterday laughed at me when I wouldn’t condemn the coaching staff and players after the game. They joked I was “going down with the ship to the bitter end” and called me the ultimate homer. My response? “Well……..yeah, why wouldn’t I be? They are my family”.

Just something to keep in mind. War Eagle.

Here are the Top 25 in this week’s TET Pick’em results:

Standings

Rank Pick Set Name Total Dropped W-L
1 Blade 154 25 154-113
2 jamesgaylor 153 22 153-111
3 LTC Taylor 153 24 153-114
4 Teak’s Picks 152 28 152-115
5 HELLCAT83 152 22 152-115
6 UglyJoe 152 26 152-115
7 Dwight and Aubrn 152 22 152-114
8 awbee75 152 23 152-113
9 BrianYork 152 18 152-115
10 AUDude 152 20 152-113
11 AUChief 151 23 151-114
12 StormnNormn 151 22 151-115
13 Bojax34 150 25 150-116
14 Pottsy 150 24 150-115
15 brittanynelson20 150 24 150-115
16 Al3xand3r 150 12 150-117
17 shoo_63 149 8 149-116
18 JandoWar Eagle 149 25 149-117
19 Leonard’s Losers 148 21 148-117
20 Auburnham 148 23 148-119
21 NY War Eagle 147 24 147-119
22 FlyingTiger_92 147 22 147-120
23 Best5Zach 147 26 147-118
24 Auburn1994 147 17 147-118
25 I’ve got 99 Picks 146 21 146-121

8 Comments

  1. uglyjoe says:

    Wish I had a “like” button….

  2. Acid Reign Acid Reign says:

    …..”Like,” here, as well. Let’s not jump off the cliff, just yet!

  3. AubTigerman AubTigerman says:

    As a resident of Ga. – the last few days have not been pleasant. But I know it's been a particularly rough weekend for WarEagle30-20 as he works and lives near Athens. Can't even get away from them Dawgs when he goes to church.
    Hang in there buddy, keep the faith as you take a stand everyday for our Tigers.
    War Eagle!

  4. domaucan1 domaucan1 says:

    To all Georgia War Eagles:

    Living in Baton Rouge, I know how you feel and have felt the same pains many times over the past 50 years. Know that I am with you and, NEVER FORGET, WIN or lose:
    IT’S ALWAYS GREAT TO BE AN AUBURN TIGER !!!
    WAR EAGLE !!!
    GO BIG BLUE !!!
    BEAT BAMA(A&M & uat) !!!

  5. Pine Mt Tiger Pine Mt Tiger says:

    I’m with you on this WarEagle3020. (I’m from Georgia too) Hang in there!

  6. jbellison56 says:

    Good post WarEagle3020. I concur wholeheartedly!

  7. TigerWoman TigerWoman says:

    This article expresses exactly how I feel. Thanks 3020!

  8. AUjason says:

    Good post and good advice WarEagle3020. Thanks, it needed to be said.