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AU Student Raising Money for Shon Coleman

I am an Auburn student deployed on a peace keeping mission with my reserve unit to Kosovo. I will be making a 25 km road march flying the Auburn flag in honor of, Shon Coleman, a member of my Auburn family. I will also be wearing a patch on the sleeve designated for the combat patch with the design in the profiles picture of this tribute to be sent to Shon upon completion of the march. Shon has received a scholarship to play football for the Auburn Tigers and is set to begin classes this fall. Shon was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and is currently undergoing treatment. This march is in honor of him and other kids like him who are enduring this same fight. If you would like to support me as I make this march in their honor I would ask that you donate for each kilometer I am marching. If you would like to donated 1.00/km your donation would be 25.00, 100.00/km your donation would be 2500.00. No amount is too small. Please donate what your heart and wallet will allow as we come together to support St. Judes in their fight against childhood cancers. War Eagle!!




NCAA puts brakes on coaches visiting in limos (extravagant busses)

The NCAA has passed a rule that prevents more than two assistant coaches from visiting a recruit at one time.

Should we call it the Tiger Prowl rule?

The NCAA passed the legislation Thursday night, saying an army of coaches visiting a recruit can be expensive for colleges and doesn’t really allow for real recruiting evaluation. Auburn certainly sent out its assistant coaches en masse this week for a recruiting blitz of high schools and recruits. Like last year, the coaches showed up in limos at the high schools. Other schools may not have been showy, but have certainly sent multiple assistant coaches to high schools this week.

That will be banned, too.

Thursday, Auburn coach Gene Chizik seemed to distance himself from the “Tiger Prowl” slogan the school embraced last year. Chizik said the highly decorated bus the school used this year was the real “Tiger Prowl,” and it was for fans. He said the coaches visiting the schools were part of recruiting trips.

The new rule mentioned the use of limos and “extravagant buses.” Auburn did not take the bus to the high schools or use it to recruit players.

The Athens Banner-Herald reported this morning that the NCAA Division I Board of Directors finalized legislation Thursday effective immediately limiting no more than two football coaches per school from visiting a prospective recruit in the same day during an evaluation period. NCAA spokesman Erik Christanson confirmed the new rule by e-mail Thursday night.

The newspaper used the example of Carver High School in Columbus, Ga. Auburn coaches visited the school in their limos on Tuesday. Four Florida State assistants visited Wednesday. Six Georgia assistants were at Carver on Monday.


VIDEO: A-Day Highlights

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Auburn Ice Hockey Team?

A group of students are pushing for an Auburn Ice Hockey team.

Join their facebook group and support their cause!

Getting the hype up to push for an Auburn Ice hockey team. We got the talent we need a team.Tell your friends!

I for one would like to see this. War Damn AU Hockey!


So, what do you do if the LIMO wasn’t big enough?

How do you top the success of the previous year?

Other less intelligent, Copy Cat schools probably reserved the limos to try and stop another successful year of TIGER PROWL…. FAIL!!!


Barbee’s First Recruit for TIGERS!

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Huntsville (Ala.) Lee High School small forward Josh Langford was committed to Louisville early on in the process and decided to back off his commitment. He visited several schools including Auburn last weekend for A-Day and Ole Miss on April 9th.

Langford left Auburn after his visit very high on the Tigers. Today he made it official when he signed scholarship papers to play for Tony Barbee and the Auburn Tigers.

The 6-foot-6, 210-pounder averaged 21 points and 12 rebounds as a senior on the 5A state championship team. Langford was also named tourney MVP. He projects as a full qualifier and will enroll at Auburn this summer.

Super MArio

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Decision: AUBURN over alabama

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Spanish Fort High School center Reese Dismukes, one of the top in-state college football prospects in the Class of 2011, announced his commitment to Auburn today.
Dismukes (6-3, 272), whose brother Jonah was a kicker at Alabama, had narrowed his choices to Auburn and Alabama, but also had offers from Florida State, Ole Miss, Georgia Tech and Stanford.

He announced his decision in front of teammates, classmates, family and media at the school’s library Wednesday afternoon, but said he really made up his mind two weeks ago on a visit to the Plains.

“When you go there you don’t see a different picture any time you go,” he said. “You get the same thing every time. It doesn’t matter what day it is or who you’re seeing there. Everyone’s family.”
Dismukes had originally been set to announce a decision shortly after signing day, but canceled it. He said Wednesday that the extra time helped him make a more informed decision — and a different one than he’d originally planned.

“It would have turned out different if I’d have made it then, but things happen for a reason,” he said. “I just realized it wasn’t for me. My parents … weren’t too happy with me because I kind of did it on my own. They just wanted me to (sit) back and look and make sure what I was doing was right and not step into something that I didn’t know what I was getting into.”

Dismukes said he may continue to take visits, but added “as of right now I’m 100 percent committed to Auburn.”.

We’re Number 2 or 4?!!! By google standards at least….

So I was at work today trying to show a co-worker We were unable to view the site due to restricted access, but I wanted to show him I wasn’t lying and that my friends and I did create a website. So I googled, “Auburn Football Blog” and there we were. Sitting at #2 spot right underneath Track ‘em tigers. I was excited because I did not know we’d come up so high. I mean most of our content is regurgitated hear say and youtube videos. But I rolled with it and thought it was pretty cool. I then got home and went to let the rest of the Auburntron readers share in our glory and when I re-did the search we came up 4th!! What is this the BCS?? Second or Fourth, I think it’s pretty cool that we created this sight and people enjoy it so much even Google thinks to send people our way when they are searching for their Auburn Football news fix. Thanks to all you readers out there, keep commenting and the season can’t get here fast enough but we’ll try to keep you entertained.

Wait a minute! Now we’re number 4?

Kiehl Frazier – “The Comeback”

“The Comeback”¬†Shiloh Christian Vs. Nashville 11/27/09

This is why I have Kiehl Frazier as #1 on Auburn 2011 board….wow