Posted October 16, 2012 on
Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks about dealing with the distractions surrounding a 1-5 start.
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Since it can be said that Auburn is really, really bad this year, it is time for Gene Chizik Watch to begin in earnest. It was only a few weeks ago that I wrote about Chizik being on the hot seat. I gave him a lukewarm pass. His recruiting was OK, and then there was the whole Cam Newton once-in-a-lifetime quarterback thing. Well, that was then.Auburn is now 0-4 in the conference...
The football game between Alabama and Auburn at the end of the season is called The Iron Bowl. We shall call this, the Irony Bowl.Alabama fans have some new apparel they would like you to see.Via The Smack Zone, Crimson Tide fans will have some new t-shirts to sport.Only in the SEC...
Yesterday was a busy day. It began with a birthday party, then the game, then fighting Auburn and Alabama fans alike on Twitter. I've never counted how many words I've tweeted in one day, but I did this week. Guess how many. Go ahead. Guess. Ok, you were a little off. It was 948. That's about twice as long as most of my blogles. I have a problem. Oh well, follow me. Pregame...
No matter what happens on the field this weekend you can be sure that when the final whistle sounds James Franklin will be much happier with life than Auburn coach Gene Chizik. While Franklin is slowly building Vanderbilt into a viable program for the first time in the schools long history, Chizik is seemingly on the hottest of hot seats with only weeks left to save his job.
Gene Chizik has landed 3 straight highly ranked recruiting classes. The 2013 class is on track to be the 4th and Auburn's horrible season has not caused defections from the class. However, if Chizik is fired the class could disintegrate.
Whether Gene Chizik should return as Auburn's head coach next year is a complicated discussion that should include factors like his...
The Auburn Tigers are two years removed from a national title and in the midst of a potentially disastrous season.
The 2010 national champions are off to one of the program's worst starts in 60 years with just a single win in six games and an 0-4 Southeastern Conference record.
Even former Auburn coach Pat Dye said he doesn't think this team will win an SEC game. Auburn...
Comments from Auburn's head football coach are featured as the Tigers prepare for an SEC road game at Vanderbilt.
Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks about the possibility of playing more young guys, the QB position, injuries and more.
Auburn coach Gene Chizik and veterans Nosa Eguae and Philip Lutzenkirchen discuss dealing with negative talk.
Former Auburn head football coach Pat Dye was on Paul Finebaum's radio show on Monday, and he didn't mince many words about the Tigers' problems this season. In fact, he made a very bold prediction that the Tigers would go winless in SEC conference play.
"I don't see us winning one Paul. It will be a big upset if we win
Saturday against Vanderbilt. Everybody...
Auburn won their first meeting with Vanderbilt way back in 1893 by a score of 30-10, but would only beat the Commodores 6 more times in the 25 other meetings through 1955 (a 25-13 loss in the Gator Bowl). So to get that straight, Auburn's record with Vanderbilt up until 1955 was 7-19-1, and 10 of those 19 losses were shutouts. Who was Vanderbilt? The Green Bay Packers? After...
Auburn junior defensive end Craig Sanders talks about his increased role on defense and the Tigers' 1-5 start.
Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen said last week he saw the Tigers fighting until the end.
Auburn junior defensive end Nosa Eguae talks about the 1-5 start for the Tigers, dealing with negative talk, and more.
The Southeastern Conference could be getting another makeover.
This one would have nothing to do with expansion.
The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial ''hot seat'' than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee. The Razorbacks are seemingly in disarray, while...