Here’s hoping for a good year at Auburn.

“Good” in the VanGorderish sense, that is:  “Bad experiences are good.”

Sort of the Plains equivalent of “May you live in interesting times.”


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13 responses to “Here’s hoping for a good year at Auburn.

  1. “A couple of major busts in coverage.”

    Brian, did you not watch any Georgia or Oklahoma games the last 6 years?


  2. Bulldawg165

    As bad as Martinez was as our DC, there’s something that has me a bit worried about him reuniting with VanGorder at one of our rivals. They may not be good next year but I have a bad feeling about the years to come


  3. Cojones

    Those “busts” could have come from players under Martinez’s purview.


    • Bevo

      Our fans seem to have a selective memory with respect to W Martinez. While he proved to be inadequate as a d-coordinator, the guy had a pretty solid tenure with DBs at Georgia. Maybe some credit goes to the defensive lines during that era, but his secondaries weren’t bad at all.


      • Bulldawg165

        I agree with you 100%. Martinez may not have been good on his own but dang it if he and VanGorder didn’t make it work when they were together. I for one was not happy to hear the news about the band getting back together with our rival.


  4. OKDawg

    “He said the secondary was inconsistent. “A couple of major busts in coverage.””

    Good to know that “third and Willie” is an equal opportunity pathological organism.