Scarbrough's Take

Will Bama, SEC Be Pigeons This Year?

Will Bama, SEC Be Pigeons This Year?

Lyn Scarbrough

October 11 After nearly two decades of being college football’s pigeon almost every season, the Southeastern Conference, including multi-time champion Alabama, is looking more likely to be a statue for 2021. FULL STORY

Win or Lose, UAB – College Football’s Biggest Winner

Win or Lose, UAB – College Football’s Biggest Winner

Lyn Scarbrough

October 04 UAB lost its game to Liberty. Malik Willis – the multi-talented, future first-round NFL Draft pick and former Auburn quarterback – led the Flames to a 36-12 win on Saturday evening. FULL STORY

Will Ole Miss, Arkansas, Kentucky Join the SEC Elite?

Will Ole Miss, Arkansas, Kentucky Join the SEC Elite?

Lyn Scarbrough

September 28 In this week’s Coaches poll, eight SEC teams are ranked in the Top 23. That includes five of the seven teams in the Western Division. Three of those … Ole Miss (ranked No. 12 in the Coaches and Associated Press polls), Arkansas FULL STORY

Penn State Football and a Side Trip to Shanksville

Penn State Football and a Side Trip to Shanksville

Lyn Scarbrough

September 21 Veteran Nittany Lions quarterback Sean Clifford completed 87.5 percent of his passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns. All-American wide receiver Jahan Dotson had 10 receptions, including a touchdown catch. FULL STORY

David Winning Not Such Big News Any More

David Winning Not Such Big News Any More

Lyn Scarbrough

September 07 Fast forward 14 years to the first weekend of September, 2021. Forget all this Week Zero nonsense. This was the first real weekend of college football after the long COVID-19 nightmare that generated a season full of inequity and asterisks. FULL STORY

From the Backbooth at Chappy’s … A Must-Read Treasure

From the Backbooth at Chappy’s … A Must-Read Treasure

Lyn Scarbrough

June 09 The book is a compilation of pieces written by David. The phrase across the top of the book’s cover, sort of a subtitle, reads: “Stories of the South: Football, Politics, Religion and More.” FULL STORY

Bama Basketball, Barkley and Me

Bama Basketball, Barkley and Me

Lyn Scarbrough

April 05 Significant men’s basketball success had been a while coming back to Tuscaloosa. The Tide had captured six SEC Tournament championships in the past, but none in 30 years (1991). It had won eight conference regular season titles, FULL STORY

The ‘New’ Sam Cunliffe … Ready for the NBA

The ‘New’ Sam Cunliffe … Ready for the NBA

Lyn Scarbrough

March 24 Let me introduce Sam Cunliffe … the ‘new’ Sam Cunliffe … one of the best basketball players at any level that you probably don’t know much about. FULL STORY

Auburn Smoke Clears, Future Uncertain, May Be Bright

Auburn Smoke Clears, Future Uncertain, May Be Bright

Lyn Scarbrough

January 15 That’s been especially the case regarding Auburn football, the dismissal of head coach Gus Malzahn, the hiring of Brian Harsin, and what might be expected for the program in the near future. FULL STORY

The Best Right Now? Bama, Zags, Just Ask Auburn

The Best Right Now? Bama, Zags, Just Ask Auburn

Lyn Scarbrough

December 01 On Saturday, Gus Malzahn’s football team took the field against nationally top-ranked Alabama in the annual Iron Bowl rivalry game. Auburn lost by 29 after trailing by 18 at intermission. FULL STORY