Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

Get over it, son.

Spurrier’s still fixated on that schedule thing.

Vandy’s got an easier schedule than the ‘Cocks, too.  So how come nobody’s picking the Commodores to finish ahead of South Carolina?

I tell you what – it’s about time for Evil Richt to emerge and start needling Spurrier about this.  The seed’s already been planted in the OBC’s head.

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As transparent as they’ll let you be.

Tell me this job doesn’t have Tony Barnhart’s name written all over it.

How transparent could college football’s playoff selection process become? Try a media member in the room monitoring selection committee proceedings. BCS executive director Bill Hancock suggested as much to CBSSports.com on Monday.

“I think it’s a great opportunity for transparency,” said Hancock less than a week after BCS presidents approved a four-team playoff. “Maybe we have an ombudsman, maybe we have a writer come in. There are ground rules as to what you can write, but you’re welcome to be in this room. I think we have a chance to do some really cool things.”

It’s the “There are ground rules as to what you can write” that ties the room together nicely.  I’m feeling so much more reassured already.

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“In the SEC, dude, we make sure you’re well taken care of.”

Ladies and Gentlemen, here’s Charles Barkley, your hands down winner of today’s “Dude, Shut The Hell Up” Award, jointly presented by Auburn University and Mike Slive.

“Everybody wants to give us a hard time about giving Cam Newton $200,000.  That’s called a good damn investment.  We got him for 200 grand?  Are you kidding me?  That’s a good deal!”

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Filed under Auburn's Cast of Thousands, SEC Football

The incredible shrinking roster

Per Scout, Quintavious “Cootie” Harrow has left the team due to academics.  By AirForceDawg’s count, that currently puts the roster at 70 scholarship players.  I don’t know how much Harrow was expected to play outside of special teams this year, but you’d think with the suspensions in the secondary he was being counted on to contribute there.

At least he’ll always have this to be remembered by:

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