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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

47 Days “Are you kidding me?!?” “Mr. Athletic Director, look, I’m sorr-” “The power bill is double what it was last year!  Why the hell has the A/C been turned down ten extra degrees!  It’s freezing!” “My office and my chair, they’re just, well it’s just so hot outside, ya […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

50 Days “I don’t think you guys are cheating, but I must say I wish Vandy was playing you again this year.  2008 was a lot of fun!”  As I sit here in the Music City drinking coffee and watching the news, I can’t help but be bothered by this […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

51 Days What’s changed about college football? The following quarterbacks have hit the 2,000 yards passing/1,000 yards rushing in a season.  They are the only ones in history: Cam Newton Colin Kaepernick Joe Webb Dwight Dasher Dan LeFevour Vince Young Brad Smith Woodrow Dantzler The more interesting fact?  Dantzler was […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

52 Days “Run it!  Run it!  Hurry!  Run it!  Run it!  Now!  Run it!” The alarm clock chirps its first call.  It’s 5:30 in the early morning, and the sun has yet to show its face. He would usually want to stay in bed.  That’s how he felt years ago […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

53 Days While the sweat drips down your face and drops to the ground beneath you, open up your imagination. Close your eyes.  Clear your head.  Do away with any sounds around you. Ignore the suffocation you’re feeling in your nose. Picture green grass, deep blue sky.  70 degree temperature.  […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

54 Days Let’s give the opposition an inch. They say, “Gene Chizik is a 5-19 coach.  He just got lucky with Cam Newton and Nick Fairly.” Gene Chizik is 22-5 as Auburn’s football coach. To give you an idea of how that ranks among Auburn’s best coaches in their first […]

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