Fourth of WBE's five questions for spring camp, cliched as the concept is. Previously: Is Nick Fairley ready? What can Mike McNeil and Aairon Savage offer? How will Auburn replace Antonio Coleman? Let's start here: even if this is Auburn, and even though we're talking about the position of running back, so that even if it looks easier to replace Ben Tate than players … [Read more...] about Spring question No. 2: Is Mario Fannin The Man?
Archives for March 2010
So thanks to another midweek getaway--the last one for a while, I promise*--it's been a few days since we recapped the goings-on at Auburn's spring camp. Which is a shame, since there's a ton to report. That reporting, as always, has been done by Messrs. Bitter, Tate, and Goldberg, must-reads as always. The opinion and analysis, though, that's mine. Enjoy: -- It's not … [Read more...] about Spring newsbits: catchin’ up
Third of WBE's five questions for spring, as cliched as the concept is. Previously: Is Nick Fairley ready? What can Mike McNeil and Aairon Savage offer? Next question: 3. HOW WILL AUBURN REPLACE ANTONIO COLEMAN? CAN THEY? In one sense, the answer to this question is blindingly obvious: Antoine Carter will replace Antonio Coleman. He'll take over as the primary … [Read more...] about Spring questions, No. 3: Who “replaces” Antonio Coleman?
James Garner walks into C. Thomas Howell’s room: There’s his basketball, his car poster, his motorcycle helmet, his kinda-anachronistic-for-a-mid-80s-teen 8-track player* (his dad is about to buy a house boat and already owns a freaking Sherman tank but can’t spring for a tape deck?) – and there it is, up on the wall, above the light-switch, for all to see – wood panel, eagle … [Read more...] about In the ‘Tank’ for the Tigers