The last game of the 2009 Auburn football season was on New Year's Day, a bowl date that seemed inconceivable 365 days ago. The team finished the regular season 7-5, full of inconsistencies, effort and potential. They're young, thin and have struggled, excelled and shown the future is bright. And since they're battle against Northwestern in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla. … [Read more...] about @kennysmith does the Outback Bowl
So the Associated Press announced their 2009 All-SEC team yesterday. Auburn had five players honored: -- Antonio Coleman was named first-team All-SEC at defensive end. -- Walt McFadden (at CB), Ryan Pugh (at C), and Ben Tate (at RB) were each named to the second team. -- Lee Ziemba was named Honorable Mention at T. And so, the Auburn-centric … [Read more...] about Coleman makes All-SEC (plus other awards chatter)
Theodore Roethke once said that bad poets imitate, and good poets steal. While the same doesn't necessarily hold true for bloggers, since this post is mostly a series of short poems I feel like this makes it OK to steal a tradition from my friends at MGoBlog, where each senior is commemorated on Senior Day with his own haiku. Because I can't get over the idea it would be bad … [Read more...] about Stanzas for Seniors
Progress. Still no word on whether he'll be able to make a return to the football field or not, but Zac Etheridge is out of the hospital: "Our medical staff is optimistic he will make a full recovery," Auburn coach Gene Chizik said in a statement from the school ... He was taken to the East Alabama Medical Center for further evaluation before being transported to a … [Read more...] about Notes from the Beat: Good news
My suggestions for the Auburn football fan still looking for a Halloween costume: Chris Todd — Robot-armed Everyman Glue some robot parts (take apart a vacuum cleaner or something) on your arm and then spray the entire thing with silver (non-lead based) paint. If you’re going as post-Tennessee Todd, make sure to bring along some WD-40. Also make sure you under throw every … [Read more...] about Auburn Football: Trick or Treat?