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A Different Breed of Cat

A Different Breed of Cat

It’s not the Auburn football you grandfather remembers. It’s not the Auburn football your father remembers. In fact, it’s not even the Auburn football you remember unless you were born prior to Sept. 5, 2009.

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87,000 Game Balls

87,000 Game Balls

By: Kevin Strickland Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik stepped to the podium in the press room underneath Jordan-Hare Stadium moments after his Tigers survived the West Virginia Mountaineers 41-30 on Saturday night. “First of all,” Chizik said, “I wish I had 87,000 game balls.” As Chizik uttered his wish, […]

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Auburn to WVU: 'You Ain't so Bad'

Auburn to WVU: 'You Ain't so Bad'

By: Kevin Strickland The former champion lay battered and bruised on the canvas, belted to the ground by a faster opponent with a chip on his shoulder. Months of conditioning and reconditioning, a complete change in attitude and approach led him precisely where he was the last time he’d battled […]

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A day in the life of Gus Malzahn

A day in the life of Gus Malzahn

By: Kevin Strickland 5:07 a.m. Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn wakes up without the benefit of an alarm clock. He doesn’t need one, because the offensive machine that is his brain has a self-timer and turns on automatically. Why not wake up at 5:00 or 5:15? Because waking up at 5:07 […]

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Why Auburn will beat Mississippi State

Why Auburn will beat Mississippi State

By: Kevin Strickland A year ago Auburn and Mississippi State waged one of the ugliest football games in the history of the college sport. Auburn prevailed 3-2 on the strength of a 35-yard Wes Byrum field goal in the second quarter. It was Chris Todd’s first full game as the […]

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Preview of the SEC (Part Deux)

Preview of the SEC (Part Deux)

So I am a little late on my SEC preview part II, but good things come to those who wait, so I guess you’ll just have to keep waiting. In my SEC East preview, I said that the SEC Champion and Potential BCS Champion would come from the Eastern Division […]

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