Scarbrough's Take

Auburn’s Stealth Football … Didn’t See It Coming

Auburn’s Stealth Football … Didn’t See It Coming

Lyn Scarbrough

October 15 Not long after kickoff, the stealth Auburn offense, seldom seen this season and certainly unexpected, streaked across Pat Dye Field, going over, around and through the Tennessee defense, scoring a touchdown. FULL STORY

College Football Playoff Doesn’t Need Musical Chairs

College Football Playoff Doesn’t Need Musical Chairs

Lyn Scarbrough

October 08 Fans of every Group of 5 conference understandably feel that their champion deserves to at least have a chance to compete for the national title. So, imagine how they feel when two teams from one conference are chosen for the Final Four. FULL STORY

You Can’t Go Home Again, Even for Frozen Custard

You Can’t Go Home Again, Even for Frozen Custard

Lyn Scarbrough

October 02 From the Florida perspective, were the Gators written off too early after their double digit loss to Kentucky? That defeat doesn’t look so bad now after the Wildcats domination of Mississippi State and South Carolina. FULL STORY

Athens of East, Watch Out for Athens of the West

Athens of East, Watch Out for Athens of the West

Lyn Scarbrough

September 25 After Saturday’s total demolition of highly regarded Mississippi State (28-7) at Kroger Field, Kentucky is starting to look like the most likely challenger to Georgia in the SEC Eastern Division. FULL STORY

College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle

College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle

Lyn Scarbrough

September 18 As college football scores came in on Saturday, Arthur Castle came to mind. Syracuse 30, Florida State 7 … Fresno State 38, UCLA 14 … North Texas 44, Arkansas 17 FULL STORY

Distance Between East & West of Biblical Proportions

Distance Between East & West of Biblical Proportions

Lyn Scarbrough

September 10 The giant chasm between the East and the West has been of near Biblical proportions for a while now, but if anything, it’s getting greater. And, divine intervention might be the only thing that could change that any time soon. FULL STORY

Two SEC Tiger Teams  Are Nation’s Biggest Winners

Two SEC Tiger Teams Are Nation’s Biggest Winners

Lyn Scarbrough

September 04 Auburn and LSU had a lot in common heading into this past weekend’s games, more than just the Tigers nickname. FULL STORY

The Iron Bowl … Mother,  Okra and Dad Out Back

The Iron Bowl … Mother, Okra and Dad Out Back

Lyn Scarbrough

November 27 What happened in Jordan-Hare on Saturday certainly was that. No. 1 Alabama, winner of 30 consecutive regular season games, against No. 6 Auburn, the last team except Alabama to win the SEC championship. The winner would head to Atlanta FULL STORY

By the Numbers … Breaking Down This Iron Bowl

By the Numbers … Breaking Down This Iron Bowl

Lyn Scarbrough

November 22 There are more team and individual statistical categories that could have been included, but these are the ones most significant, as a team and as individuals. This does leave out placekicking (Auburn advantage) and punting (Alabama advantage), FULL STORY

What Makes a Real Rivalry?  Look at the Iron Bowl

What Makes a Real Rivalry? Look at the Iron Bowl

Lyn Scarbrough

November 21 Alabama leads the series with Auburn, 45-35-1, a comfortable margin for the Crimson Tide. But it is the closest of any regular Alabama opponent. Bama leads Georgia by 13 games and LSU and Tennessee by 17 games. FULL STORY