Troops in Afghanistan: Since we couldn't be "home" for the big event...we did the next best thing, we rolled a tank! twitter.com/AUFAMILY/statu…— AUFAMILY (@AUFAMILY) April 21, 2013
Yesterday was the final rolling of the oaks at Toomer's Corner in Auburn. A few Auburn fans who are serving in the military in Afghanistan couldn't make it home for the big occasion, so they did what they could: they rolled a tank. It's a really cool picture.
ESPN/SEC statement: In light of the Boston tragedy today, tomorrow's SEC Network announcement event in Atlanta has been postponed.— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) April 15, 2013
We are definitely shocked and saddened by the bombings in Boston, and our thoughts and prayers are with those affected. There is a bit of news to report, though, which is that the conference has postponed its SEC Network news conference in light of the tragedy. It's the right call.
Several Florida football coaches have recently turned their Twitter feeds into nonstop broadcasts of recruiting messages. New WR coach Joker Phillips is among them. Today, he posted this vaguely unsettling photoshop job of turning an image of Heath Ledger's version of the Joker from The Dark Knight into a poster telling recruits to come play for him. Whatever works, I guess, but it's a little creepy if you ask me.