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Monday, November 9, 2009 [new posts at the top]
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*** IDA know about this.
— [JDH – 2:25 p.m.]
*** Auburn coaches, past and present, are in the mix for the now-vacant head coaching position at the University of Memphis.
According to ESPN this afternoon: “Memphis is expected to attempt to hire a high-profile coach. Possible candidates include former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville; Division II North Alabama coach Terry Bowden, another former Auburn coach; Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn; and LSU assistant Larry Porter, the former Memphis running back.”
Let the hand-wringing about Malzahn’s departure begin … anew! — [JMC – 3 p.m.]
*** Chris Todd’s one incomplete pass vs. Furman.
Bounced off the finger tips of a lunging Kodi Burns. There’s irony or something like it there somewhere.
The 17 other passes broke Jason Campbell’s single-game record for completion percentage. — [JDH – 2:25 p.m.]
*** Hey Jenny Slater’s Doug Gillett, in 2005, on AU-UGA, 2004:
At least when Georgia got prison-shower-raped by Auburn last year, we could just throw up our hands and say well, Auburn was an unstoppable juggernaut preordained by God to roll to 13-0 by napalming every team in their way.
— [JDH – 1:27 p.m.]
Carnell ‘Cadillac’ Williams might be the best bowler in the NFL. His high game is 279. Nine strikes in a row.
I’ve never been under that much pressure on a football field.
Also, he doesn’t hate, just “strongly dislikes” Bama. Sounds like a personal problem.
But I think my favorite quote of this Q’n’A is the McCalebb-esque response to a question regarding his Web habits:
The other weekly question is, what Web site do you visit the most?
I’m not real big on sitting on the computer. But I have to admit, the Web site I visit the most is probably Bank of America. I visit that one a lot. Let’s just say I visit Bank of America very frequently.
— [JDH – 10:54 a.m.]
*** You know… just cause.
I mean, it was so obviously an interception, I got up and left the room. Didn’t need to stick around. ‘Alright,’ I thought. ‘LSU’ll have one more chance. Now for a ginger beer…’
My Dad was at Wild Wings. Lots of Bama fans watching. ‘They knew it was an interception.’ — [JDH – 9:15 a.m.]
*** A few hours after he announced he was coming to Auburn, Michael Dyer racked up 221 yards and 5 touchdowns. — [JDH – 8:32 a.m.]
*** In case you haven’t seen, there are, I think, 99 sideline photos from Kevin Strickland located here. — [JDH – 8:30 a.m.]
*** The Plainsman’s News Editor goes to The Fest? Yes. The Mobile Press-Register reads TWER? Maybe. — [JDH – 8:30 a.m.]
Bo Jackson’s daughter Morgan Jackson, a sophomore in Communication Disorders, never pays for parking tickets. Nor should she.
And she can apparently still ring up Nike and get anything she wants, which is good to hear.
— [JDH – 8:20 a.m.]
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