Leaves of Turf is a game-by-game, season-long series of football verse by TWER poet lAUreate Amorak Huey. His first poem can be found here, his second here. Game 3 vs. Clemson, Sept. 18, 2010 The Tigers Tigers vs. Tigers, burning bright On the plains this late-summer night, What “GameDay” talking head or mouth Can predict this battle of the South? In which end zone … [Read more...] about Leaves of Turf: The Tigers
In which a recruit's name is plugged into Google and the bits of information that trickle out–guru ratings, newspaper profiles, YouTube highlights, all that stuff–are synthesized in the hopes of getting a clearer picture of the player we’ll see at Auburn next fall. Previously: Jessel Curry, Craig Sanders, Roszell Gayden, Brandon Mosley, Demetruce McNeal, Jake Holland, … [Read more...] about Google surveys the recruits: Michael Dyer
There's still 51 days to go until Auburn plays Arkansas St., maybe only 50 if my math's off. So it's probably smart to keep the unbridled optimism and pre-emptive 2010 hero worship on a slow burn. There's still a ton of time to preview the team, downplay the weaknesses and celebrate the strengths, and as a blogger, writing "WE GONNA ROCK" posts now probably just means repeating … [Read more...] about Running Back U. Still. Always.