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In Need of Barnspiration

Last Saturday shook me a little bit. When you drive to Mississippi and watch your team turn it over on our first two plays, and you stand in the rain all afternoon—still raining, more rain, raining again—and you hear the exuberant cries from the other side, you come home a little different. Or, I did.…

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Aubie’s Crystal Caper: A Commentary

Aubie’s Crystal Caper is a series of videos from 2011, when Auburn was the reigning BCS champion, and Aubie was busy celebrating the championship by playing pranks with the Coaches’ Trophy crystal ball. Why am I writing about these videos now? If there’s a demand for Aubie entertainment in your house, the Crystal Caper is…

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Now What?

How do we respond to a day like Saturday? We can choose to be positive and optimistic, or negative and bitter. Or we can adopt a more nuanced attitude. I’m trying to be mostly positive. But a positively weighted response isn’t useful if it comes at the expense of honesty. So, here’s an honest thought.…

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Toomer’s Corner After Auburn Beat LSU

We haven’t had a real fever pitch rolling of Toomer’s Corner yet this season. And that’s ok—an acceptable tradeoff for beating LSU by 34 points. But Saturday night was still the best 2014 rolling to date. Thanks for stopping by! You can see all the Orange Is Our Color photo galleries right here. Also, if…