Auburn: Corso and Clemson

On College College GameDay, September 7, 1996, Lee Corso picked Fresno State to beat Auburn in an upset at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Anyone remember the final score on that one? Let me jog your memory. The Auburn Tigers defeated the Fresno State Bulldogs by a score of 62-0. There were signs at dining establishments around the Loveliest Village chiding Corso for his blunderous pick and rightly … Continue reading Auburn: Corso and Clemson

It’s Time: Opening Day In Auburn

It is a mere matter of hours before the Auburn Tigers and the Arkansas Razorbacks kick off their 2014 seasons. Anticipation and anxiety walk hand in hand as we approach what promises to be a most exciting football fall. It’s time! There is little in sports more exciting than your team’s first football game of the season. School is back in session. The first hints … Continue reading It’s Time: Opening Day In Auburn

2014 SEC West Division Champions: The Auburn Tigers

When one begins a discussion of the SEC West it often begins with Alabama. The Crimson Tide has proven their worth over the past seven seasons under head coach Nick Saban. Everyone knows what they have accomplished and those accomplishments have been extremely impressive. They don’t rebuild, they reload. The majority of pundits and prognosticators are, once again, picking Alabama to win the West. That’s … Continue reading 2014 SEC West Division Champions: The Auburn Tigers

Auburn vs. Arkansas: 23 1/2 Days and Counting

I don’t know about you folks, but I am chomping at the bit to get the 2014 college football season underway! There are twenty one days before we get some SEC action and two days after that the first full slate of games kick off. Bring it on! The Auburn Tigers and the Arkansas Razorbacks square off at 4:00 PM EDT on Saturday August 30th … Continue reading Auburn vs. Arkansas: 23 1/2 Days and Counting

O Defense, Where Art Thou?

“ I am a man of constant sorrow.” Surely you remember that great song, done by the Soggy Bottom Boys, from the movie whose name spawned the title of this piece. The opening line of that traditional American folk tune surely seems to ring true for the Auburn family, and particularly where defense is concerned. Just when things began to appear to take shape… BOOM! … Continue reading O Defense, Where Art Thou?

To Be Or Not To Be… Consistent

The 2015 regular season is now in the books for the Auburn Tigers. It was a disappointing one, but the problems and inconsistencies did not begin on September 5, 2015, when Auburn played Louisville in the Chick-fil-a Kickoff Game. They began, at a minimum, on November 8, 2014, when Auburn played Texas A&M at home. At least that’s when the problems reared their ugly head. … Continue reading To Be Or Not To Be… Consistent

Auburn: These Are The Times That Try Men’s Souls

The Crisis by Thomas Paine December 23, 1776 “THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the…” Fill in the blank. The souls of Auburn men and women were tried, once again, this past Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. You know the result. You also know just how that result came down. 2015 … Continue reading Auburn: These Are The Times That Try Men’s Souls