Bo Jackson was inducted into / onto Auburn Baseball's Wall of Fame yesterday, along with Tim Hudson, Frank Thomas, and Gregg "Fourth Wheel" Olson. Money quote: "Whenever I come back here to Auburn, it's home. I'm comfortable here. I'm at peace. I don't have to worry about looking over my shoulder. I don't have to worry where I'm going to eat dinner. I just have to go knock … [Read more...] about Bo scales Wall of Fame, runs sideways
Archives for February 2010
The wrath of my trivial pursuits knows no end. A few weeks back I called Pat Forde to task for claiming that Shug Jordan's simultaneous tenure as Auburn's basketball coach and assistant football coach in the 1930s was an early and clear sign of Auburn's institutional indifference” toward the sport, the insinuation being that our legendary football coach couldn't possibly … [Read more...] about Shug ‘Maravich’ Jordan continues to haunt Forde from grave, talks home-court advantages of yore
And so Tyrik Rollison has moved on, and we all remind ourselves to quit salivating over high school players who may or may not ever see the field at Auburn*. Except for the kids in this 2010 class Chizik and Co. just signed, of course. Those guys are going to kick all kind of ass. But getting away from the impact of Rollison's decision on our future recruit-drooling, it's … [Read more...] about The quarterback situation, post-Rollison
There’s a lot of hard work involved in keeping up your Auburn chops when you are an alumnus living on the West Coast. Don’t get me wrong: I love California. There’s almost endless sun, a laid-back lifestyle, and people don’t look at you funny if your ideas move away from the herd. Living the good life, West Coast style, could make any good Auburn girl forget the … [Read more...] about Looking for (Momma’s) Love on the Left Coast
All right, so I know you don't read this blog for Olympic commentary, just as you're not going to fire up ESPN.com to find quotes from Demetruce McNeal's high school coach. But when writing is as much of a habit as it is for your humble Auburn Blogger, and he spends more time over a two week period watching one particular sporting event than he does sleeping, eventually push … [Read more...] about Yeah, it’s an Olympics post. Sorry.