The Latest Posts

SEC

Ranking the SEC bowl games

Bowl season officially kicks off this weekend as college football looks to provide its final act of the 2012-2013 season through a collection of 35 bowl games.  Alabama will be looking to stretch the SEC’s run of consecutive national championships to seven when they take on top ranked Notre Dame in the Discover BCS National [ . . read more . . ]

Only one BCS bid for the SEC this season

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is widely regarded as the best college football conference. Currently, five of the top 10, six of the top 12 and three of the top four rated teams in the BCS standings hail from the SEC. Additionally, teams from the SEC have won seven consecutive BCS National Championship Games. Plus two teams from the [ . . read more . . ]

Auburn faces uphill battle in Texas A&M

After yet another tough SEC loss over the weekend, Auburn will host the high-scoring Texas A&M Aggies in just the second night game at Jordan-Hare Stadium this season. Keeping with this year’s script, the Tigers had no answer to the like-wise reeling Vanderbilt Commodores, falling 17–13 on the road thanks to a lack of offensive [ . . read more . . ]

Auburn’s Lutzenkirchen recognized for off-field impact

It began Nov. 26, 2010. After rallying back from a 24-0 deficit, Auburn sealed its come-from-behind victory against Alabama with a 7-yard touchdown pass to tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, marking the start of the Lutzy era. The standout senior tight end has been a staple in Auburn’s offense since that fateful 2010 season and has [ . . read more . . ]

Why the Volunteers? Why orange? UT questions answered

Every school has traditions that its fans begin learning at birth. Sometimes, the reasons those traditions came about are obvious. A lot of fans wonder about the University of Tennessee‘s two distinct characteristics: the “Volunteer” nickname and the color orange. The Volunteer nickname dates back 200 years to the War of [ . . read more . . ]

Leadership key for Auburn success

Championship teams need leaders. That’s the way   it’s always been and the way it will always be. Say what you will about the 2012 Auburn Tigers, but at the end of the day, this season will be defined by those that put the team on their back and exemplify what it means to be a hard worker. Going into the seventh week, a 1-4 record [ . . read more . . ]

What I’m Watching This Weekend

No. 17 Stanford at No. 7 Notre Dame   I’d like to know how many people actually thought the Irish would enter this game at 5-0. I didn’t and I will officially be joining the Irish band wagon if they get the win this week over a 4-1 Stanford club. The Irish appear to have settled on Quarterback Everett Golson to direct the [ . . read more . . ]

Loss forces Auburn to face tough question: Is the season lost?

Arkansas and Auburn saw this game as one thing: a must win. But thanks to five Tiger turnovers, it was ultimately the Razorbacks who came out on top, handing Auburn its fourth loss of the season in a 24-7 victory. “The bottom line is that the Auburn fans and the Auburn Family, they did not deserve this today,” said coach Gene Chizik. [ . . read more . . ]

Razorback QB Wilson looks to get back on track

Tyler Wilson knows what it takes to be a great quarterback, just ask Greenwood High School coach Rick Jones. Wilson was making headlines before he ever donned a Razorback jersey. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound quarterback had one of the most prolific high school careers in Arkansas history, passing for over 8,000 yards and 93 touchdowns while [ . . read more . . ]

Tennessee at Georgia: Volunteers Experience Mixed Emotions

Fans from both teams certainly got their money’s worth in Athens, Ga. this past Saturday.  The contest between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Tennessee Volunteers saw 60 combined points in the first half, the highest first-half score in the SEC since 2004.  Paying attendance was just under 93,000 and no fan dared leave the 51-44 [ . . read more . . ]