Tag Archives: Gene Chizik

Auburn football’s 10-year trend

This is the third in our series of looking at the 10-year trends of SEC football teams. Here’s a look at Auburn’s 10-year trend. Only in the SEC can you win a national championship and be fired two years later. … Continue reading

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SEC: Potential football scandal at Auburn

Some SEC links for Thursday: * A potential scandal has hit the Plains again. Selena Roberts, former New York Times and Sports Illustrated writer and an Auburn grad, reports on her website that the school changed grades to keep players … Continue reading

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Tennessee’s financial crunch and other SEC notes

Some SEC morning notes: – David Climer of the Tennessean has calculated that fired Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley will receive monthly checks of $104,166.66 through 2016. Meanwhile, the school has announced that the athletic department will not make its … Continue reading

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SEC: Even Bill Clinton has his opinion on Razorbacks

SEC links for Wednesday: Even Bill Clinton is weighing in on Arkansas’ football woes. Pat Dye says that Nick Saban is a great coach, but he’s not a better man than Gene Chizik. South Carolina’s Connor Shaw hopes to stretch … Continue reading

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SEC: Florida, Georgia and USC look for bowl wins today

SEC links for Monday: Florida looks to make Gator Bowl statement today, says Robbie Andreu of Sun. Gators have more to gain, writes Rachel George of Orlando Sentinel. Gator Bowl wants to move up ladder, writes Gary Smits of Times-Union. … Continue reading

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SEC: Kiel commits to LSU; State faces tough test tonight

SEC links for Wednesday: Schools seeking to override rule for multi-year scholarships, reports AP. Ex-IU commit Kiel pledges to LSU, reports Jim Kleinpeter of Times-Picayune. Georgia scrapes by Winthrop, reports Chris Starrs of Banner-Herald. State faces tough test from Baylor, … Continue reading

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SEC: Tennessee AD says loss to UK was “unacceptable”

SEC links for Friday: UT athletic boss says loss to UK was unacceptable, reports Andrew Gribble of KNS. Harvey Updyke goes fundraising, reports Jeff Schultz of the AJC. LSU just good enough to beat UC-Irvine, reports Scott Hotard of The … Continue reading

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SEC: Legendary Larry Munson passes at 89

A sad day for the SEC as the league loses two, one a legend, the other far too young. Long-time Georgia play-by-play announcer Larry Munson passed away Sunday night from complications associated with pneumonia. Munson was 89. As Mark Bradley … Continue reading

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SEC: Rumors continue to follow Auburn football

SEC links for Friday: SEC predictions not getting Auburn down Auburn football keeps winning while others keep wondering Rumors keep swirling around Auburn Chizik is going to have to keep hearing the stories There are some harsh realities with NCAA’s … Continue reading

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SEC: NCAA pays Baton Rouge a visit to talk about Lyles

SEC links for Friday: NCAA visits Baton Rouge to have a chat with LSU about Willie Lyles, reports Glenn Guilbeau of the Shreveport Times. “LSU defensive line coach Brick Haley was with Lyles at Clear Springs High in League City, … Continue reading

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