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McGarity's Old Boss May Support Him on Preserving Rivalries

Florida sources say the Gators are interested in preserving their yearly series with LSU. That feared 10-4 vote may be a 9-5 vote, or more likely even an 8-6 vote (since new Eastern Division member Missouri wants to play new Western Division member Texas A&M every autumn), which would mean skilled athletic directors Greg McGarity and Jeremy Foley only need to bring along two more votes. Stay tuned. . . . Go 'Dawgs!

Greg McGarity Has Your Back

Preserving the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry is his top priority, but, if need be, he is open to discussing a nine-game SEC schedule. Go 'Dawgs!

Brian VanGorder Named Auburn Defensive Coordinator

The "coach exchange" program in the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry continues. Frankly, I'm going to need a little time to process this before offering any thoughts on the matter, other than to say that the thought of Brian VanGorder wearing orange and blue makes me want to puke. Go 'Dawgs!

Track 'Em Tigers Offers Fitting Tribute to Larry Munson

I don't particularly care for Auburn, but this was classy, and it was appreciated. Go 'Dawgs!

A Nice Piece on the Georgia-Auburn Rivalry

From our SB Nation sister site, Track 'Em Tigers. Go 'Dawgs! Auburna delenda est!

Was It Something I Said?

I love it when Auburn fans confirm the correctness of my preconceptions. (Hat tip: elfcrash.) Go 'Dawgs!

Auburn: Cheating Constantly for Longer Than You've Been Alive

This has been linked throughout the college football blogosphere in the last couple of days, but it deserves another link, because it meticulously documents the constant cheating on the Plains. Seriously, the only analogue to Auburn is Southern Methodist, and we all know what happened to the Mustangs. Go 'Dawgs!

. . . And the Horses in on Which They Rode

Tomorrow, Georgia and Auburn will square off for the women's equestrian national championship. I hate Auburn, by land, by sea, and on horseback. Go 'Dawgs! Auburna delenda est!

Dr. Saturday Names Isaiah Crowell Co-Recruit of the Year

The newest Bulldog shares that honor with the teammate with whom he shared the stage, Gabe Wright. Dr. Saturday nicely highlights the duality of the moment, though he left out a few pivotal distinctions: 1. Crowell chose Georgia, and Wright chose Auburn. The former classmates will be opposing one another annually in the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, and, since one of them plays offense and the other lines up on defense, they will be going up against each other literally rather than metaphorically. Auburn is Georgia's oldest rival, and the team the Bulldogs have played the most frequently; the two teams formed their first squads simultaneously, and both football programs sprang from the same fountainhead: Charles Herty and George Petrie were classmates at Johns Hopkins, where they became familiar with the sport they brought to the Deep South. 2. Mark Richt is a man of faith, character, and integrity who runs a clean program and does not oversign. Auburn is historically the cheatingest program in the SEC (which is saying something) and is currently the subject of an NCAA investigation, and Wright hopes to replace Nick Fairley, the dirtiest player in college football. 3. Crowell knows how to wear a baseball cap. Wright doesn't. The dichotomy is exquisite, and it could not be more stark. I only wish Isaiah Crowell's bulldog puppy, recalling the famous moment in 1996, had jumped up and tried to bite Wright as soon as he donned the wrong hat. Go 'Dawgs!

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