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  1. Auburn Sports: 'Turn out the Lights, the Party's Over'

    As it relates to our Auburn University athletic department, if I might borrow a line from the late great Dandy Don Meredith via Willie Nelson, "turn out the lights, the party's over...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 1 year ago 150 reads 8 comments

  2. Auburn Must Start Over: Fire Gene Chizik and Jay Jacobs Now

    Say it or not, admit it or not, want to believe it or not, the time has arrived. The final days of the Auburn University Sports Department as we know it is upon us...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 1 year ago 4,404 reads 12 comments

  3. Alabama Football: The Epic Battle of Death Valley vs. LSU

    There was no lightning flashing. No thunder rolling. In the clear November sky above Bâton Rouge, nary a cloud was to be seen for miles. Perhaps Zeus didn’t want them to spoil his view...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 1 year ago 1,778 reads 17 comments

  4. Alabama vs Florida: Crimson Tide Steamroll Gators, Again

    I don’t know if the Crimson Tide defense has a theme song, but If I may take a little creative license from a song by the late great John Lee Hooker, “BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM, we’re gonna take you right down” would be a fitting one...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about almost 3 years ago 371 reads 10 comments

  5. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Florida Gators—and Some Jabs at Auburn

    There are some things in life you can always count on. You can count to 10 on your fingers and toes—although my good friend Red can only count to 6.5 on his because of an unfortunate incident with his ex-wife...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about almost 3 years ago 1,729 reads 20 comments

  6. Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Alabama Crimson Tide: Tradition vs. Trend

    Alabama versus Arkansas. Tradition versus trend. Been there, done that, versus want there, need that. The élan of Saban versus the ego of Petrino...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about almost 3 years ago 277 reads 20 comments

  7. College Football: Eight Teams Who Will Dominate and Eight Who Won't

    There are eight teams that will dominate college football during the next ten years, and eight that might believe they have a chance but do not. Actually, there are more like 80 that think they might have a chance...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 3 years ago 252 reads 3 comments

  8. BCS Championship: Oregon Ducks Are Nothing but the Boise State of the West Coast

    The Oregon Ducks are nothing more than Boise State of the west. Their sandlot, toss-the-ball-around-and-see-what-happens style of play is designed for mamby pamby panty-wasted ...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 3 years ago 839 reads 16 comments

  9. Remaining Bowl Games Compared to Culinary Delights

    The Meineke Car Care Bowl on 12/31 is Clemson vs. South Florida. This game can be compared to a carry-out order from Steak Out...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 3 years ago 151 reads 0 comments

  10. The Complaining Fans of Texas, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee (and Others)

    Wimps. Nitpickers. That’s what they are. Most Constant Complainers about the Florida Gators, the Texas Longhorns and the Alabama Crimson Tide et al are a bunch of weak-kneed, panty-waisted defeatist...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 3 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  11. 25 Teams That Need New Nicknames: Texas, Alabama, Notre Dame, Boise and More

    Considering the current state of affairs in big time college football, it is apparent that some of the old team nicknames need to be replaced. I’ve come up with a list of 25 teams...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 3 years ago 528 reads 0 comments

  12. Alabama Football: Are the Crimson Tide Lucky To Have Nick Saban?

    Alabama is lucky to have Nick Saban as their coach. At least, I’ve heard some folks say as much, most especially those from schools that the Crimson Tide face on a regular basis...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about over 3 years ago 2,024 reads 31 comments

  13. Alabama Versus Arkansas: Looking Back at The Champs Versus The Contenders

    It was classic theater. Style versus flair. Determination versus desire. Respect versus street cred. Self confidence versus swagga. Alabama versus Arkansas...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about almost 4 years ago 371 reads 3 comments

  14. Thank You Joe

    Hey Joe, I realize you don’t know me and I really haven’t earned the right to call you by your first name, but there are a lot of years and good football games running down the back roads of my memories...

    Ardemus Monroe Written by Ardemus Monroe about almost 4 years ago 305 reads 5 comments