Of my 847 favorite things about Auburn's 2013 football season, the early mornings got as close as anything to being most favorite of all. Waking up on a 2012 fall Saturday was an exercise in swinging your feet out of bed and knowing -- before they'd even touched the floor -- that by the time you got back under the sheets, you'd have spent four hours of your finite life … [Read more...] about Fight Song
War Blog Eagle
Sports fandom being inherently irrational, I've felt a good of measure of how deeply I've swan-dived into my support of a given team has always been how irrational that support has become. Exhibit A: setting my DVR to record three consecutive hours of late-night SportsCenter last Tuesday night, because I wanted -- needed -- to see Tiffany Howard land at No. 1 on the #SCTop10. … [Read more...] about Here’s another quarter, yes I wish to continue
George McFly had it right. Which is not to say I have any bone to pick with any one who uses the term "team of destiny" to describe the past month of Auburn football. As professor Jolley so ably wrote earlier this week, selecting the right clutch of words to accurately describe the end of that Iron Bowl -- not to mention that Georgia game -- not to mention how one followed … [Read more...] about Team of Density
Well, hey there. A lot of stuff has been happening around the Auburn athletic department lately. But, don't worry, none of this stuff is that stuff. This stuff is just football stuff, from this morning's outing on the practice field. Believe it or not, the football world is still spinning, and Auburn actually has their first scrimmage of the spring coming up. Offensive … [Read more...] about No-Huddle Notebook: Are you ready for some scrimmaging?
Auburn powered through another spring practice Monday morning, donning full pads (but not hitting) as the second week of spring camp began. Post-practice, Gus Malzahn and select players were made available, touching on a wide, wide range of subjects. It's going to be a mixed bag today. And it's going to be another quick mixed bag, too. Let's get to it: Practice today. … [Read more...] about No-Huddle Notebook: It’s a New Week