‘All southern men know how to win a NASCAR race and coach football.’

It’s kinda nice to hear the other side complaining about bad defense after a Georgia game, isn’t it?


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36 responses to “‘All southern men know how to win a NASCAR race and coach football.’

  1. I’m not sure why this is such a big deal for Auburn fans all of a sudden after years of stinking on defense.

    Seems like they would be used to this by now.

    Also seems like maybe the offense should shoulder a bit of the blame after basking in all of the glory, right?


  2. pjspound

    Hysterical that during the amalgam coach show yesterday they showed highlights of UGA players dropping passes, Auburn defenders making a few tackles and then abandoned that philosophy for showing highlights from last years game. Its great to know this yet was so bad they really couldn’t find anything redeeming and resorted to the 2013 matchup. Forever Auburn.


  3. The other Doug

    I love the comments. They just don’t understand the problem with going uptempo and 3 and out.


  4. where do you draw a line between ‘missed tackle’ and ‘broken tackle’. or does it solely depend on what color you’re wearing?


  5. Chadwick

    The tempo AU ran the offense, which wasn’t effective, combined with the inability to stop the run was the perfect storm for Bobo. That WarTigerPlainsman defense was gassed.



    • sniffer

      This, as I understand it, is where Chizic and Malzahn went sideways four years ago. Chizic was unhappy with putting his defense back out on the field after the quick strike offense Malzahn was running with Scam. It seems to me that Gus is screwing himself now. The 2014 version looks lost , tentative and uncomfortable going slow or deliberate.


  6. Bright Idea

    Defenses are catching up with Auburn’s smoke and mirrors false keys offense so their defense better step up sooner rather than later.


  7. Derek

    From what I’ve gathered on talk radio and from blogs if you “play man”, “blitz” and “adjust” and you’ll never, ever allow a point on defense….ever!

    Man, that’s just coachin’ right there!


  8. SCDawg

    Best comment section ever. One guy claiming Johnson is a Bama “[implant,” whatever that means.

    “I believe with all my heart, Ellis was an implant by the University of Alabama… You can’t tell me Ellis Johnson is that inept… Something is very strange.. I am telling you, I smell a rat…… “


  9. Vindex

    No Nick Fairley to spear our QB in the back, no Dee Ford to target the side of his head = no real D in the barn.


    • Don’t forget this one: http://youtu.be/C0Y9wt3XkHo

      Dirtiest hit I’ve ever seen and they didn’t even throw a flag. Thought Reggie was dead. As you can see they celebrate this shit at auburn.


      • JR

        wow. watching that makes me so angry. i hope auburn goes 0-12 for the rest of eternity..


      • ugafidelis

        I thought he was dead too. I vividly remember that an I remember that and after I saw ruled a fumble I yelled “they got the ball back and they killed him!” Vicious…

        There’s a reason that kind of hit is illegal now. But aside from spearing, I don’t think it was back then.


        • Derek

          Lowering the crown of your head to strike another player’s head has always been a penalty, it was just rarely called. This one was so blatant and intentional I thought we should have gotten the call. He fumbled only because he was unconscious. I would have thought that an attempted murder would draw a flag, but apparently not.


  10. PatinDC

    And for the Van Gorder fans…
    “• Notre Dame’s Defense: Prior to Saturday, Northwestern had managed to score 17, 17, 7, and 9 points in the course of a miserable four-game losing streak that left the Wildcats on the brink of bowl eligibility; they arrived in South Bend having yet to put up 400 yards of total offense in any game this season. Based on that track record, it might have come as a surprise that the Wildcats lit up the Fighting Irish for 43 points on 547 total yards in a wild, overtime upset — but it wasn’t to anyone who’s watched the Notre Dame defense in the same period. Northwestern is the fifth consecutive team to score at least 31 points on the Irish, which officially made it the most generous five-game stretch by any defense in Notre Dame history.”


    • Scorpio Jones, III

      “Northwestern is the fifth consecutive team to score at least 31 points on the Irish, which officially made it the most generous five-game stretch by any defense in Notre Dame history.”

      Spectacular defense, just spectacular.


    • W Cobb Dawg

      Still like BVG for his contribution to UGA. Sorry if that upsets anyone. I’m pretty sure the players who were on our D at the time would have my back.


      • You say tomato i say tomato… nothing wrong with that.
        BVG got a little too big for his britches. imho.

        I’m sure GSU would have wished they had passed…OMD. 😉


        • Macallanlover

          Amen, he left us in a pickle during critical recruiting time because of his massive ego and throwing a tantrum . I suspect he has lost some of that swagger since he has fallen on his arse everywhere since he left Athens. Never understood how a guy gets the kind of love he gets after what he pulled. But he screams nicely (some are impressed by that) and figured out how to not screw up excellent talent for a few years while at UGA


  11. Keese

    AU message boards after the game, especially SDS, was pure gold


  12. Mayor

    “All southern men know how to win a NASCAR race and coach football.” Yep. You drive faster than the other drivers and you get your team to score more points than the other team. It ain’t complicated. 🙂


  13. Scorpio Jones, III

    I dunno. Even Uncle Roscoe, bless his toilet paper rollin heart, admits that after the Texans got through with Auburn he just did not see how Auburn could beat Georgia.

    Uncle Roscoe do speak truth now and then when he off the Jack.


  14. Hackerdog

    Scarbinsky is writing that Malzahn needs to make Muschamp the first $2 million coordinator.