Archive for January, 2009

The Defection of Willis Highlights Three Levels of Auburn Fandom

In early December, Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs unleashed a maelstrom when he selected former Auburn defensive coordinator and then Iowa State head coach Gene Chizik to succeed Tommy Tuberville as head of the Auburn football program. Jacobs promised a spare-no-expense nationwide search for the best and brightest coach available. […]

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And the winner is… My Ego!

And the winner is… My Ego!

By: Tiger Wench The buzz of the audience quieted and then was silenced as he took a seat at the table.  The only sounds were the clicking of cameras and the rustle of cameramen jockeying for a better angle.  As he adjusted the microphone, and cleared his throat, grown men […]

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Transition In Plain Sight On The Plains

Transition In Plain Sight On The Plains

By: AuburnChopper1 This weekend marks the fourth weekend, and possibly the most important of Gene Chizik’s young tenure as Auburn University’s Head Football Coach.  It’s his first official visit weekend for recruits on campus. Listening to the talking heads on radio, television and in print, you just had to know […]

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Ten things we learned from college bowl season

Ten things we learned from college bowl season

College football is nearing an end. Only the GMAC Bowl and the Bogus..err.. Bowl Championship Series title game remaining, what has this bowl season taught us? We’ve learned that the GMAC bowl is curiously placed in the middle of the majors for some unknown reason, for one. We’ve learned that […]

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