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Auburn 33, Ole Miss 20

Hey everyone. Hope you enjoyed the game. Auburn fans surely are feeling much better about their ballclub this evening.

Chris Todd looked effective. The pass rush was aggressive. Eltoro Freeman was a swell run-stopped. Ole Miss converted only 3 of its 15 third-down situations.

Not too shabby for a team not expected to win today.

Here's what Auburn is saying ...
  • Gene Chizik on his team: ``I can't give our football team enough credit. The question that everybody wanted to know was -- How is your football team going to respond in a tough time? I think today is a great example of the way they were going to respond. They willed that win. That was a very, very good football team that we beat tonight and our kids deserved it because they never quit fighting. It doesn't surprise anybody in our locker room. That's who they are. I thought tonight proved to a lot of people that we were going to contend and fight."

  • Ted Roof on how he's talked to his unit recently: ````You don't sugar coat it. You tell them the truth," Roof said. ``At the same time, when you lose, you also tell them what they did good. There’s some things they do good. It's hard not to get too low, because it just rips your guts out. I'm just proud of the way they responded."

  • Ben Tate on cracking the 1,000-yard barrier: ````That's good to surpass 1,000 yards. It's even better than I did it in a game that we won. I'm happy about that," he said. ``I want to congratulate my offensive line. Maybe I'll take them out or something like that."

  • Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt on Antonio Coleman: ``Coleman played on a whole different level today. He was on a different level that what we saw on film. We had a hard time with him, then we had to chip him a little bit. It takes away a receiver."

  • Players were told that Zac Etheridge's x-rays showed no structural damage. Several players said they were led to believe Etheridge would be discharged from East Alabama Medical Center on Sunday.

  • Walt McFadden ... telling it like it is: ``We needed this. Maybe some of us were feeling sorry for ourselves. Today they showed that we believe in each other, we know we can play. This is not last year. We're not fixin' to give up, we're not going to point fingers, we're not fixin' to say we need a new quarterback, we need a new running back, we're not fixin' to say anything. We're just going to go out every week and play how we always play."


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Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Oh, yeah BABY!

6:09 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Penn Wagers looks like the grocery store manager who yells at the teen-agers in the parking lot on Friday nights.

6:12 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

How do you know the McFadden pick was clean? The Ole Miss coaches don't say a peep.

6:14 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Out to practice early.

6:15 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...


6:15 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Walt McFadden!

6:16 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

This thread is a haunted house, and I'm all alone.

6:18 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

I feel sorry for you jet, nothing of substance to add.

6:19 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

I was talking about myself adding no substance, not Jet.

6:20 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Even if it's unknown substance, it's substance!

I'm watching the second half right on the DVR ... the part of the game I missed due to the funeral.

6:21 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

The third quarter had to be one of the more bizarre quarters in recent Auburn history.

I don't think the Ole Miss player was touched on either long touchdown.

6:25 PM  
Blogger Wakeriderof87 said...

That was a fun half Jet. Especially the beginning of the 3rd quarter.

6:26 PM  
Blogger Tar Heel Tiger said...

PTL!!! That's great news on Zac!

6:31 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

In re McCluFu's TD ... he wasn't touched. Eltoro got lit up by the pulling guard, Walt got taken by the FB, and Slade took an atrocious angle.

6:33 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Daren Bates needs to show a lot more class on the field.

6:38 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

Good point on Bates. I'm surprised he hasn't gotten some unsportsmanlike penalties for actions after the play.

In other news, UT's black jerseys are even uglier than Georgia's new helmets.

6:52 PM  
Blogger missinit said...




6:53 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Sitting in the stadium, you can hear the disgust when the moomentum killer formation lines up. What do yall think that formation is?

6:58 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

I didn't realize Chris Capps played LT for Ole Miss.

6:59 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

WTC ...

Was that your first post after the game?

7:01 PM  
Blogger wtc said...


7:02 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

And I did nto read the other posts during the game.

7:02 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Did I miss something?

7:03 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

WTC ...

We won. Be happy!

7:07 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

I'm guessing Wildcat or kicking off. They're both painful to watch.

7:08 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

I am very happy. It just seems that that wildcat formation takes the momentum away from our offense.

Someone must have said something on the other posts about being negative. Too bad. I like the winning, but that formation has Stallworth all over it. he is a PLAYE.

7:09 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

AU out WRs & DBs on the kickoff team today. On the run back Darvin Adams was not in and his replacememnt did not fill his lane.

7:10 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Do not undertand how Morgan Hull puts the 1st couple of kickoffs in the endzone and then he kicks it to the 20 twice in a row.

7:12 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Nah ... I'm just jabbing a little ... we win a game, and your first shot is complaining about the Wildcat (which I'll be glad to help you complain about).

I'm just giddy over a win. I even liked the part that Ole Miss made a run, and we held on instead of stomping them 31-7. It suits our needs long term to win battles.

7:13 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

On a positive note, the Chik Fil A officials were there today. I think 8 wins gets Au there.

7:13 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

When they ran the KO back, you could hear the enthusiasm form the fans being sucked out of the stadium.

7:14 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Exciting game though. Happy for Todd and Tate and Fannin had a very good game. A Coleman finally got going and wore their OT out.

7:15 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Is everyone trick or treating? Wife bought candy and I scared the kids off so can eat the Reese Cups.

7:16 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

I guess so ... I'm here at the house by myself and I'm getting bombarded ... the dog is yapping and my head hurts.

7:18 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

I locked the dog up. There was a bunch that came by at 6:45-7:00 (about 25 toal) and that has been it. Lights go out at 8:00pm. i start munching on the candy at 8:01pm.

7:21 PM  
Blogger David said...

How about Terrell Zachery's catch in the first? Probably the best catch I have EVER seen.

7:21 PM  
Blogger IV said...

i was going to complain about the KodiCat formation as a mo killer but then I thought that it did produce a TD pass, so I let it go.

7:22 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

The Reese's Pumpkins are in my "don't give to the kids" stash.

7:24 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...



7:24 PM  
Blogger IV said...

Agree, agree, agree Jet

7:24 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

I'll take a win. but AU still has plenty to work on. AU is a big play offense and a bend but not break (very often) defense.

7:32 PM  
Blogger IV said...

We haven't heard from Cincy. I wonder how the tailgating at the new condo went?

7:34 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Iowa's INT return for a TD was crazy ... the QB was hit as he threw, and it ricocheted of four people in a tight space and the guy caught it and went 95 for the TD

7:37 PM  
Blogger IV said...

After seeing Jahja's ridiculous outfits today and UT's Halloween costumes tonight, I think I would puke if they ever tried something like that with the Auburn's unis.

7:39 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

I never made it to Cincy's place. I got there about 9:20am tiger walk was over as they shortened since it was raining. One of my friends said there was not very many fans there at that time. I thought it was the smallest crowd outside the stadium I have ever seen. I thought there is no way we get 70k in the stadium. They are saying we had 84k+. It filled in really fast right before the kick off.

7:42 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

UT's uniforms aren't bad as a halloween thing, but as a regular uniform, they would be terribly ugly.

As for Georgia, if they can just wear those ugly black jerseys with those ugly black helmets, add some ugly black pants and they will be perfect.

I am assuming they are wearing black in honor of the passing of Richt, but it is a bit premature.

7:49 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

Anyone got any idea why a mediocre Notre Dame team is playing a Washington State team that hopes to be mediocre some day in prime time?

7:52 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

Is anyone getting the USC game on ESPN2? They advertised all week that you could watch both the USC and Texas games, but I have ESPNNews on my ESPN2 channel.

7:52 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

Because Notre Dame has their own network.

7:53 PM  
Blogger michael said...

Black jerseys. How original.

8:01 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

Any confirmation of the rumor that Garcia is going to change his name to Pinata?

8:07 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

UT's unis are beyond awful!

I cannot speak on jawja's new helmet because I didn't see it...

8:08 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

Well, UT's new uniforms aren't as bad as UGA's. UT's old uniforms were ugly so going from ugly to ugly isn't as bad.

8:09 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

Georgia's new helmet look hideous..

Looked like Grambling's with a red face mask.

8:09 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

I have the Oregon/USC game on ESPN2. It is Oregon 17, USC 10.

8:12 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

If anyone is interested, the USC/Oregon game is on the ESPN2 standard channel, but not the HD channel.

8:13 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

War Eagle! HABOTNites... it sure feels good to win a big game! And yes, this wa s abig win for our team. It provided a much needed confidence boost heading into Furman (where we will hopefully rest some starters and heal up some) and Jawja...

The defense looked like it might have turned a corner this week... they looked much improved as a unit. Still bend but (hopefully) don't break, with a lot of bend... but they tackled better and got more pressure on the QB this week.

Offense looked like they were controlling the tempo and the game...when they wanted to. When Todd was allowed to get in a rhythm with the offense, we moved the ball.

I am very happy about the win... much needed for this team's confidence. Hopefully a momentum builder.

8:14 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

Almost had a conniption fit today when our local station (I am in GA) left the game slap in the middle of a play and went to the blame GA-FLA game. It was barely in the 4th quarter.

I was blowing a gasket. I screamed out "sonofa....." when hubby casually hollered from the next room,"Calm down , it's on Comcast 702".

Best $100plus dollars my hubby ever spent for Comcast gameplan. Did I mention I love my hubby

Seriously I would have been totally pissed!

8:15 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

Oregon is apparently magically delicious. They are wearing the uglies uniform combination I have seen yet. It is basically all dark green except the O on the side of the helmet.

8:15 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

I was most pleased with the defensive play today. Eltoro looked like a playmaker. Coleman started looking like Coleman. We actually sacked their QB, which was pretty cool. This was by far our best defensive performance of the season and I think a lot of it has to do with more Bull and less $hit.

8:18 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

Coleman stepped up today... he played a grown man's game today!

8:20 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

The latest Auburn Everyday has an excellent piece on AC away from the field. A real eye-opener to see what some of these guys overcome to make it to play major college football.

8:23 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

Any word on Zac?

8:26 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Miss St and KY is a good game. A Dixon has 219 yards through 3 quarters

8:32 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

31-24 Miss St end of 3.

8:32 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

It was a GREAT day today but had to take a nap when I got home from the early rise and cold weather! It will be worth getting sick for! Sorry for everyone that didn't go today.

8:36 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

How was the atmosphere at the stadium today?

8:38 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Just got home from Auburn! I made it to Cincy's condo, which is very nice by the way, as Cincy, her family and her dogs!

Tiger Walk was the smallest I have ever seen. There was no excitement from the players or the fans. The scholarship parking lot was empty an hour before the game. The stands looked empty too until right before kickoff. The place filled up fast. Still some empty seats up top, but I was pleasantly surprised.

Great game. Enjoyed watching the defense pressure the QB for a change. AC and Eltoro finally showed up. Did Eltoro break a finger?

I haven't had a chance to read all the previous comments yet. Did I miss anything?

8:40 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

You were there for the win Kathy....that is all that matters!

8:42 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

Defense actually looked good today...did y'all see how high Roof was jumping when Mcfadden picked that last ball?!! I hope somebody got a picture of it!
For the fans that were there it was a good atmosphere even with the empty seats.
Even the special teams weren't too bad today! All in all a good Auburn win!

8:45 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

I know you sometime have to pay the price for blitzing and pressuring the quarterback but oh how I loved seeing some of that today.

Our defense had some life today!

8:46 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

Yes, and the GA unis were ridiculous...looked like they came from the 70's, I'm liking our chances against them!

8:46 PM  
Blogger coosa said...

Looks like we have found the winning combination - send me to the game, Eddie stay home, and Jet go to a funeral.

Not wishing your friends any bad luck, Jet. There's always a funeral going on somewhere.

8:47 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

You are so right Missinit! I enjoyed this game and today's defense a lot! Maybe we should wear Navy more often!

8:48 PM  
Blogger coosa said...

I agree with wtc - Kodi in the wildcat is killing all our momentum and it just has to be junked.

8:48 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

Mcluster is FAH...
Coaches were fired up...
Why do we like being the underdog so much?
Football must be boring tonight my husband is watching baseball

8:52 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

We got a new call on us today didn't we?

Got a penalty for going to fast. Never seen that call before.

I thought when the umpire sets the ball and steps back, the ball is in play. How can the center snap it otherwise??? A new one on me!!!

Go Figure!!!!

8:53 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

Considering the early kick, the rain and cold... I thought the turn out for the game was pretty good. The atmosphere was a good one. The fans seemed to be into the game and the student section was definitely into it. It may not have been a packed house, and may not have been as rowdy as a night game would have been... but it was a very good atmosphere considering the conditions.

8:54 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

Football is good tonight... but it is the World Series....

8:55 PM  
Blogger coosa said...

Hey Eddie - I checked out the dry seats for future reference. Looks like row 48 and above would be dry unless there was an east wind.

I found some seats on row 3 in the west upper deck for $20; probably overpaid but I felt sorry for the guy trying to sell them. I've never seen the streets that deserted before a game; there was nobody out there at all an hour before the game.

8:56 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

I agree Miller. The place was rockin, all things considered. We had some loud Ole Miss fans sitting in front of us. We didn't hear anything out of them in the 2nd half.

8:56 PM  
Blogger coosa said...

D. Miller, I agree, the fans got pretty loud and helped the team out.

8:58 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

I would say McFadden collected his rent money, wouldn't ya'll????

9:00 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

True missinit. I thought the same thing!

9:02 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Were Trooper and the wide receivers looking at their watches after a big play because this was their time?

9:04 PM  
Blogger missinit said...


When Zac got hurt it seemed on TV that the place got quiet as a church mouse.......they showed the team praying, but man was it quiet and scary! Was it as quiet as it seemed?

9:05 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

I couldn't remember Trahan's # but wondered how he was reacting

also I am sure Malzhan was just a little satisfied with a win over Nutt!

9:06 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

very quiet...scary

Also wanted to take Trott out but he redeemed himself

9:07 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Very quiet and very scary.

9:07 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Congratulations to Ben Tate for going over 1000 yards for the season.

9:08 PM  
Blogger missinit said...


On TV it did seem that every time we scored the player would draw a line across his arm kinda like turning a page.

What was that all about???

9:09 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

Trahan was #7.

9:10 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

State beats UK

9:13 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

After Adams caught that TD pass, he looked at his arm liked he was looking at his watch, as did Trooper Taylor. We noticed several players doing it, but didn't know why.

9:14 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Maybe they were reminding us to set our clocks back an hour tonight!

9:15 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

Has anybody noticed that "ya know" is the most overused word(s) in football vernacular????

Dixon from Miss St just used it about a hundred times in that interview

9:18 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Also, the Ole Miss running back that Z Etheridge was on top of had the presence of mind not to move and push him off. Kudos to him for that.

9:18 PM  
Blogger wes said...

maybe they were checking to see how long it's been since we scored passing touchdowns...about 3 games.

9:19 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

From the ESPN website:

"Tate then scampered 53 yards for a score, becoming the fifth Auburn back to surpass 3,000 career yards. He tapped an imaginary wristwatch after that play, a gesture the Tigers made after big plays in the game.

"We're just saying it's time for us to do what we got to do," receiver Terrell Zachery said."

9:21 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

I agree that it was time for them to DWWD! Great game and our defense started looking like an Auburn defense is suppose to look: fast, aggressive, opportunistic, and violent.

9:27 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

As far as Bates showing class goes... apparently he was holding up four fingers after every tackle for #4 Zac Ethridge.

9:31 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

The game would have been an absolute runaway by Auburn if we would have managed to hold onto those 3 interceptions that we dropped int he first half, and recover the fumble on the opening kickoff!

9:31 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Antonio Coleman had a huge day, with four tackles for a loss, two sacks and four quarterback hurries.

9:36 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Cat ...

My problem was he was wagging the "4" over McCluster when he was rolling around hurt.

9:37 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Not to mention the fumble caused by McFadden (I think) that was called an incomplete catch.

9:37 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

True, BigCat...
I heard a lot of folks complaining that we didn't challenge that or that it wasn't reviewed. I guess people don't realize that it wasn't reviewable because the officials called it incomplete on the field.

And yes, it was a fumble.

9:39 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Yea Jet Bates definately plays with a chip on his shoulder that has carried over from his recruiting snubs. I thought he had calmed down from the first few games of the season. Guess he still has a ways to go but he's young.

9:40 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

No fussing about officiating ... I watched the game on TV ... the overturned interception in the first half was huge, and I can't conclusively say I saw it hit the ground, as much as I wanted it to.

9:41 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

Why would calling it incomplete on the field keep you from being able to review it?

9:43 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

FSJ ...

The whistle blows, killing action on the field.

9:45 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

So a pass caught on the sideline that is rule out of bounds (thus incomplete) is not reviewable?

9:47 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

creates a dead ball situation... I dunno any other reasoning behind it. It's just a rule in the replay review rules.

If they had called it a catch and fumble, they could have reviewed it and made the call however necessary... but since they called it incomplete on the field it was a dead ball and not reviewable.
Same with a runner being ruled down. As soon as the whistle blows the play is dead and anything that happens afterward is not reviewable.

9:49 PM  
Blogger War Eagle Girl said...

Been a long good day....going to get my extra hour of sleep now! War Eagle and hope we keep DWWD!!

9:50 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Jet I thought I saw that overturned INT hit the ground. I thought it was a tell-tell sign that the guy that celebrated getting the INT was not the one that had the ball last.

9:50 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

I understand what you are saying about the fumble situation...but I would think that the situation I described above is reviewable (i.e. in bounds/out of bounds) even if they rule it incomplete.

9:51 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

I agree with Jet though on the overturned interception.

They certainly never showed anything on TV that showed the ball hitting the ground. Apparently the replay officials had a view that wasn't shown. The other UM player kept getting in the way of the end of the play.

9:53 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Nope, FSJ.

Apples ... oranges. Once a ball is ruled incomplete in the field of play, those who could recover it don't move to recover is because they think the play is dead.

Hence the college rule is no replay -- non reviewable.. The pros may do it differently.

9:53 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

I believe that may be the 1 caveat in the rule... IF the catch is made but the official rules that his feet landed OB, thus an incomplete pass... I believe they can review that as a catch or not... because the WR would obviously be out of bounds at the spot of the (alleged) catch...

Don't quote me on that...I could be wrong.

9:53 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

I know we are not criticizing the refs but what about that penalty we got for running the play too fast or something like that? I forgot what they called it because I had never heard of it before.

9:53 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

USC has given up more than 300 on the ground.

9:54 PM  
Blogger j-z said...

I was confused on that as well. I thought once the ball was set and the official stepped away from it that play could start immediately.

9:56 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

I heard someone say that there was a camera angle from the north endzone that was unimpeded by the players involved that clearly showed the ball touch green grass.... Apparently the tv broadcast showed 3 angles, one each from either sideline and 1 from the south endzone...

Since I was at the game, I don't know if this was true or not... just what I heard.

9:56 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

I think the difference is that the scenario y'all are describing involves a potential fumble. I understand how the ruling of incomplete stops the play there...

BTW...I am glad we don't have to play Tennessee again.

9:56 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

Stan White said that the signal to start the play clock had not been given.

9:57 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

I had never heard of that one either.... You never know what Penn Wagers will make up on the spot though.

9:58 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

It's not when the umpire moves, it's when the white hat blows the whistle. He was starting to drop his hand and blow the whistle at the snap ... one second later, it wouldn't have been an issue.

9:58 PM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

If there is an obscure rule hidden somewhere deep in a dungeon and there is a play close to it Auburn will get the call against them.

Bank on it

9:58 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

FSJ I am glad we dont have to play Tennessee again either!

9:58 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Also, the umpire leaned and spoke to Pugh. I would imagine he told him not to snap until the whistle blows.

9:59 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

The signal is given by the white hat... from behind the QB...
The field judge is not supposed to step away from the ball until the signal is given... All the QB has to go one visually is when the field judge steps away.

I can understand where that may have been the case (what Stan White said)... but wouldn't that be more of a delay by the refs for not having their isht together rather than on the offense? Just didn't make a lot of sense.

10:01 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Digger I thought to myself, do these guys just study the rule books for obscure penalties before they call our games.

10:01 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

And yes.... UT seems to be getting better as the season progresses... at least their defense is impressive.

10:01 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Also Crompton is looking more like a living, breathing QB these days.

10:03 PM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

BigCat I am convinced of this. I have seen more calls against Auburn over the years that I don't see any where else.

10:04 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Has anyone seen a list of visitors for the game? I knew that Lattimore was suppose to be there and I heard that Gorey Grant was coming for another visit.

10:04 PM  
Blogger FSJ said...

How was that not a penalty on UT?

10:04 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

I wonder if we can request quicker officials?

10:05 PM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

We can request

but won't get

10:06 PM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

Oregan 41 Sou Cal 20 12 min 4th Qtr

10:08 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Yea Oregon!!!

10:11 PM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Cant get local channels with DTV so I have to watch it online.

10:13 PM  
Blogger §teveFC said...

Furman will be pay per view, correct?

10:20 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Cat, I'm watching it on ESPN2 *non HD

In a hurry up situation, they will let the umpire back out of the way before the whistle ... which I think was part of the conversation between the umpire and Pugh.

At least that's the way I did it calling HS ball.

I've seen it called 2-3 times this year ... I think the rolling play clock is helping contribute to it ... the QB see the clock rolling and he thinks he's good to go.

10:21 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Oregon ... Jeremiah

USC ... Lamentations.

10:23 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

Oregon has 600-plus yards ... has made 9 trips into the red zone ... I'm sorry, but when USC gets its @$$ kicked, I get a little misty.

10:28 PM  
Blogger AUfan said...

Just watched the sports on WSFA in Montgomery, they said Ethridege had been moved to UAB for further tests.

I have not heard that elsewhere, take it for what it's worth.

10:35 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

Why is a top 10 team storming the field after a win?

That is sad... just sad...

10:37 PM  
Blogger Jet L. Pato said...

D ...

That's what happens when you have 80 uniforms, you have no identity.

10:38 PM  
Blogger mytommyd said...

Evening Gang! Winning is truly very fun! War Eagle!

And I seem to recall in many games they make a point of saying that EVERY play is up for review in a college game, it's just whether or not they decide to review it. And they also make a point of saying its different from pro ball. Then again maybe I'm speakin' out ma butt.

10:41 PM  
Blogger mytommyd said...

And the prototype helmet is now 6-3, and could very well be 8-1 if it weren't for some, what I will call, growing pains.

10:43 PM  
Blogger missinit said...


You make me laugh!

10:43 PM  
Blogger Jet said...

Missinit ...

Mrs. Jet cries.

10:45 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

I know losing always seems to feel worse than winning feels good but dang it this doesn't feel real good.

We went trick or treating and got a........treat!

10:49 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

speakin of the Mrs..... did Mrs. Jet's hand heal since the spider bite????

10:51 PM  
Blogger Storm said...

Just got back home from Auburn Damn it felt good to win.... I was one who thought we would get crushed.... Brother Jet I think you called it right all week.... Sensi and most of the rest of us where dead wrong!!!!! Everyone have a great night and War Eagle!

10:52 PM  
Blogger Jet said...

Yes, missinit, she just has a small scar. Thanks for asking.

10:54 PM  
Blogger missinit said...

I'm outta here.

It's late over here in the Eastern time zone.

Just enjoying the victory.

It's always great to be an Auburn Tiger!!!

Don't forget to set those clocks back for an extra hour of snooze!!!


11:04 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

I need to pick 10 games for next weeks office pool pick em contest...
So far, I have:
Furman @ Auburn
LSU @ Alabama
South Carolina @ Arkansas
Vandy @ Florida
Ohio State @ Penn State
Kansas @ Kansas St
Florida St @ Clemson

I need 3 more games... can be from any conference... just looking for the best matchups of the week... anybody wanna toss in their 2 pennies?

11:05 PM  
Blogger chip chip said...

jinkies. everyone must have crashed from their halloween candy sugar high and the AU win high.

todd's gotta start hitting those open td passes. it would be nice to get a few where the wr doesn't fall down making the catch.

i say rest FAH and get him as ready as can be for the iron bowl.

i hope marcus lattimore enjoyed his official visit. the early start, less than ideal weather and halloween definitely impacted the crowd. i guess we figured this would have been an espn night game a few weeks ago when he scheduled.

chip chip is just happy with the W.

12:15 AM  
Blogger chip chip said...


O @ Stanford
OU @ Nebraska
Army @ Air Force
Duke @ UNC
Troy @ WKU

12:24 AM  
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1:24 AM  
Blogger Jet said...

Unfortunately ... I had to go to the school to pick up Stewardess and Mrs. Jet from a band trip.

The extra hour is lost in translation. Ugh.

1:03 AM  
Blogger missinit said...

Goooooood Morning Hotties!

Unfortunately my body did not get the message that we got an extra hour of sleep last night.

I could have used it!

War Eagle, anyway!

4:36 AM  
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6:59 AM  
Blogger j-z said...

Apparently Feng missed the memo about the time change. War Eagle everybody...I'll be working on the Christmas float after church today. Say a little prayer for my fingers.

7:21 AM  
Blogger Jet said...

Would Penn Wagers flag Feng for posting before the "ready for post" whistle?

7:25 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

Happy November everyone!

Wow this year has flown by.

Someone explain to me how we lost to Kentucky?

7:39 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

Looking through the stats, some that jump out at me.

Opponents have gotten 22 1st downs via penalty against us.

We are averaging almost 60 yards in penalties per game.

We come out of the locker room hot, with 94 points in the 3rd quarter which is 17 more than any other quarter.

We average 3.4 yards per punt return.

Walt McFadden has 4 interceptions.

Tate is averaging 118 yards rushing per game, and 141 total yards per game.

Coleman's big game yesterday got him up to 5.5 sacks and 11 tackles for a loss.

7:52 AM  
Blogger Dear Leader said...

RK I wake up nighly in a cold sweat asking myself the same thing...

8:01 AM  
Blogger FSJ said...

Good Morning.

8:06 AM  
Blogger Jet said...

RK ...

How? Simple. Youth. Inexperience.

Look at the season.

We killed State, who won at UK, who won at our place. Arkansas whipped us, who beat Ole Miss, who whipped Arkansas.

For the teams that aren't at the top level -- you win some games you're not expected to, and you lose some you're not expected to.

Despite the experience of some (Ziemba, Pugh, Coleman), we're not an experienced football team. I'm just elated this team didn't phone it in -- especially after giving up a 94 yard drive to start the game.

I'm not a fan of the KodiCat, but it seems to me there's a commitment there to Kodi because of his commitment and leadership to the team. We're just gonna have to deal with it.

8:22 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

It's still Kentucky at home though...

I appreciate that Kodi is a stand up guy and has said and done all the right things, but that formation gets us almost nothing every time.

8:26 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

just watched the Auburn Everyday Preview show. Kodi Burns and AC Coleman are true Auburn men. Great pieces on both of them. Coach challenged the team after the LSU lost and I think we had several step up to that challenge this week.

War Eagle!

8:33 AM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Even though the Wildcat formation doesn't produce as much as we would like, it definately sets up big plays later in games. Remember FAH dropped a great pass for a TD against UT and that was from Kodi. And that element is exactly what Malzahn wants for his offense.

I learned that Gus usually has something up his sleeve after our record breaking 93-yard TD pass. It was definately set up by some ineffective passes off of a similar route. I kept thinking why does he keep throwing this pass. Then he hits the long bomb and I thought ok Gus do your thing.

8:49 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

The Wildcat part is fine, it's having Kodi run it that I'm not sure is the best option.

8:59 AM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

I just watched Auburn Everyday for the first time and I LOVE IT!

9:19 AM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

Having Kodi run the wildcat is painful to watch most of the time but I understand why and am alright with it. It does disrupt the momentum most of the time but I can live with that for the overall benefit to the emotions of the team.

9:22 AM  
Blogger AUBigCat said...

Who else would we get to run the Wildcat? Kodi is as tough as nails, he's not going to fumble, and he is a decent enough QB to take care of the ball in limited action.

9:25 AM  
Blogger Jordan Hair said...

How many times will Tate tease his OL about taking them out to dinner? He'd better pony up and do that Golden Corral trip. He's been saying this since September.

9:44 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Slade stepped up when Etheridge went down.

10:03 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

I loved that hit Jason King made on Gandy on the opening kickoff. Great tackle!

10:19 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

Big Cat,

Kodi is not a really effective runner or passer. The Wildcat is designed for a much faster more effective runner than Kodi will ever be.

Kodi's running plays are him dancing and then falling forward off balanced for 2 yards.

10:57 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...


I thought except for the breakdown on the long run the D played really well after the 1st drive.

10:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another sloppy win wherein the offense scores a bunch....I'll talke it.

That crazy 3rd qtr is something that would historically occur in an LSU game.

11:04 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

Don't get me wrong, Kodi is a good tough kid who has all shown us a lot as far as heart goes this year, I just don't feel that him running the wildcat is helping us out as much as it slows momentum.

11:04 AM  
Blogger WarEagleRK said...

That 3rd quarter deserved to be played on Halloween.

36 points combined for both teams in that quarter on some insane plays.

Then 0 points in the 4th quarter.

11:05 AM  
Blogger wtc said...

T stallworth should be and will be (nest year) runing the wildcat. That position was made for him. He is avery good player.

11:57 AM  
Blogger wtc said...

Always hate to see a player go down with an injury. Hope Zac recovers soon.
Was please with Slade filling in. I think he takes a better angle to the runner than Zac did.

11:58 AM  
Blogger wtc said...

I thought it was Chris Humphries that made the opening hit on the KO. I could be wrong.

That really got the crowd going. It seemed like thye woke up right from the begining. Then OM goes throuhg our D like a hot knife through butter. i thought we were in for a long day.

12:00 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

BTW-the fly over was very cool and LOUD.

12:08 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

I thought Slade did very well filling in for ZE. Having Furman next week will allow Slade to get some valuable experience heading into UGA...

That may have been the loudest flyover I have ever seen... my ears were ringing for the entire first half after that.

12:23 PM  
Blogger FearlessFreep said...

Happy All Saints Day HOTTIEs!

First time all year I was able to see a game from home (had the day off) - very pleased with the results.

We're still the same team that lost to UK, which is to be expected. . .but I was struck by the team's effort yesterday. Even after that early drive by Ole Nutt, we just looked more like the team from weeks 1-5. Once we took the lead, then held the Rebs scoreless the rest of the half, I just felt like we were going to win.

12:39 PM  
Blogger ddragon1221 said...

War Eagle all...Did anyone see the plant job Carter did on Snead on Walts pick 6 it was hilarious..

12:42 PM  
Blogger j-z said...

I hope everyone is having a blessed All Saint's Day. For the Hotties who have lost friends or family this year, our thoughts and prayers are with you as you remember and celebrate the lives of your loved ones.

12:55 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

Interesting that Om will now ahve to beat wither Tenn, MSU, or LSU to become bowl eligible. I guess the pollster had that one all screwed up. They were ranked #4 at one time.

1:01 PM  
Blogger wtc said...

The Qb from Houstn had 559 yards passing against Southern MIss. He was 44 for 54 or close to that.

1:02 PM  
Blogger D. Miller said...

That's not going to be easy for OM to achieve. UT is better than they were at the beginning of the year and so is MSU. And of course, LSU is no pushover.

1:18 PM  
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