The War Eagle Reader offers a roundup of interesting news stories, questionable opinions and great comments from other team’s fans about the Auburn Tigers across the blogosphere.
News and Recruiting Roundup
An Auburn football player from the early ’80s receives Purple Heart medal for receiving injuries in an Iraqi operation called … get this … Operation All-American Tiger. (The Lincoln Journal, July 17)
RB Tre Smith will get his first start tonight for the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats. (National Post, July 17)
The story of an Auburn walk-on, offensive lineman Andrew Parmer from Georgia, who wanted to be a Tiger (his parents are both alums) and got the invite (The Daily Citizen, July 16)
The Packers’ rookie CB Pat Lee says last year’s upset of Florida is “The Game I’ll Never Forget.” (Packers.com, July 17)
The Plainsman looks at Auburn’s two toughest games this year. (The Auburn Plainsman, July 17)
Another Plainsman, Guy Rhodes, editor of The Tuskegee News, reminisces about a trip to New York in 1968 to receive the Pacemaker Award for The Auburn Plainsman and visiting Yankee Stadium (I know, I know — its not football related, but its a good story) (The Tuskegee News, July 17)
Let the Eagle Soar!
A collection of favorable comments and interesting articles from blogs and newspapers about the Tigers.
The Wizard of Odds takes a look at Auburn’s 2008 poster schedule (Wiz o’ Odds, July 17)
The Elephant’s Empty Bleat!
Tide Nation is talking loud and sayin’ nothing.
A blog whose team lost to the ULM Warhawks in 2007 makes fun of Auburn scheduling the Furman Paladins in 2009. (Roll Bama Roll, July 17)