Hatefest 2009: Why we hate… Auburn?

Big names we have sometimes played week starts a little late with Auburn.


The team:

The reason why the Hokies hate Auburn goes back to the 2005 Sugar Bowl Game. With 2 minutes left in the game, the Auburn Tigers were able to run out the game clock without ever moving forward. Auburn found a way, while having the 25 second play clock, to just take knees to end the game. I know you are thinking how? 25 times 3 only is 75 seconds which is 1 minute and 15 seconds. They used a nicely timed delay of game penalty which made the clock continue to run and gave them another down to keep the clock running. Nothing like having a stupid penalty that goes against oneself help determine the outcome of a game.

This has been dubbed in some circles as “taking an Auburn knee”. This means to stop playing and run out the clock long before it seems capable of doing so. (Someone really has to put that in urban dictionary)

The town:

Auburn, Alabama is a lot like Blacksburg, in that it is dominated by the college campus. Auburn also has a very large Fine Arts Museum. Whatevs.

The Fans and Students:

Seriously, pick a mascot already. Is it the Tiger or is it the War Eagle? What is going on down there?

Also, since Auburn is a SEC school they automatically have better looking co-eds, which is just annoying.

Auburn’s greatest and most vocal alumnus is the one and only Sir Charles Barkley. He should worry more about his horrible golf swing or running for governor of Alabama than Auburn athletics.

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7 Responses to “Hatefest 2009: Why we hate… Auburn?”

  1. C Gally Says:

    Wow. What rage.

  2. The Northerner Says:

    You better thank everything holy that you aren't on his bad side.

  3. C Gally Says:

    You want Georgia?

  4. The Northerner Says:

    I don't really have too much animosity towards uga. the extremely hot girls and badass mascot always distract me from hating. Who else you got?

  5. The Northerner Says:

    Check that… I call USC.

  6. ebj Says:

    i tell you why i hate auburn even though i love the chuckster … none of their wimins would show me the goods for the beads i brought to nawlins. luckily plenty of hokie wiminz would.

    prudes!

  7. Maniak Says:

    can you stop the west virginian from posting? or at least spell check him first. wiminz? really?

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