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Auburn fires Gene Chizik: statements from Chizik and Jay Jacobs

Auburn fires Gene Chizik: statements from Chizik and Jay Jacobs

Alas poor Chizik. We hardly knew ye. But you brought us a national championship. God, it was great. Life is funny. Here’s the news release from Auburn’s Athletics Department. AUBURN— Gene Chizik, who has directed the Auburn football program for the last four seasons, has been dismissed as head coach, Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs […]

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aTm Preview

aTm Preview

Many times, when we see “Mid Major” teams put up mind boggling numbers with wide open, high-flying offenses, we tend to scoff at the accomplishment, claiming it’s a system that would never consistently work in a conference like the SEC.  Well, Kevin Sumlin is again testing that theory as he […]

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Preview of Mississippi State

Preview of Mississippi State

Auburn goes to Starkville Saturday for a date with the 1-0 Mississippi State Bulldogs, who are coming off a 56-9 thrashing of outmanned cupcake, Jackson State.  In fact, Jackson State is typical of the Dogs’ out of conference opponents as heavyweights; Troy, South Alabama and Middle Tennessee State all wait […]

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A Look at the 2012 Auburn Tigers

New Coaches Brian Van Gorder and Scott Loeffler meant what they said about open positions.

It’s a standard part of “Coachspeak” whenever a new Coach comes on the scene, to announce to the world that no position is safe.  Everyone starts with a clean slate and will have to earn their spot from this point forward.  On Tuesday, Coach Gene Chizik released the depth chart […]

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Quick Clemson Preview

Let's Play Some Football!

Overall, I’d say the fact that it appears AU will be going right up the gut of defenses this year, means that hopefully they’ll be attacking one of Clemson’s biggest weaknesses. Plus, there’s no reason our D-line shouldn’t be wreaking havoc in their backfield all day. The fact that the TE is gone and one of the best receivers in the country will be a specatator is definitely a plus for the real Tigers. Add to that, Clemson is coming off an ugly bowl loss and the game will be played in an arena that seems to be Auburn’s home away from home….I’m liking our chances more than I did a couple of weeks ago.

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I’m Sorry Coach

We think Coach Chizik has done one hell of a job.

Thinking about Auburn’s situation 3 years ago and our coaching hire, I was not far removed from the fan that booed Jay Jacobs as he emerged with our new Coach Gene Chizik.    Now as he begins his 4th year on the Plains I thought it was worth taking a […]

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