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More than a game…

By Posted on: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

Born into a household with a recent high school graduate for a mother, I was lacking a father for the first four years of my life. Luckily for me though, my grandfather, “Big Daddy” (as pegged by my cousin), was the missing piece to the puzzle. Acting as the primary father figure in my tyke Continue Story…

Random Thoughts on Opening Day, 2014!

By Posted on: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »
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It’s nearly time to BBQ some Hog!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! College football begins tonight, and I think everyone is READY! It has been a long haul since A-Day way back in April, and I can’t wait till 3:00 Saturday afternoon, when Auburn kicks off against Arkansas in Jordan Hare Stadium. I Continue Story…

How Excited Are You About the Start of Auburn Football?

By Posted on: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 30 Comments »
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Take a walk around Auburn and you can just feel the excitement over the upcoming football season. Anticipation of the first game is always high. But there just seems to be something extra in the air this year. Could it be the fact that this will be the first year in the past eight to Continue Story…

The Professor of X

By Posted on: August 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »

What else is the 4-2-5 but a Professor X protocol?There is little doubt that Ellis Johnson knows a thing or two about defense and the Southeastern Conference. He has coached for four full decades, on four separate conference teams, three of whom played in the SEC championship game in each of three decades while he Continue Story…

Track Em Tigers’ 7th Annual Yahoo! Pick Em Contest

By Posted on: August 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »
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Sorry so late, but we simply couldn’t miss the chance for our 7th annual Track Em College Football Pick Em contest, sponsored by Yahoo! Sports. If you’ve never participated before, it’s real simple. Each week has a slate of Top 25 and SEC games where you choose the winner AGAINST THE SPREAD. At the end of Continue Story…

The Expectation

By Posted on: August 22nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

Synchronize your watches to GMT – Gus Malzahn TimeThere are many challenges for an incoming coach at a major university in the NCAA. There is the ever present distraction of being the center of media attention. The higher the profile school, the greater the media focus on his every move and utterance. Then there is the Continue Story…

Auburn Will be Tough to Beat in 2014 Despite Hardest Schedule in the Nation

By Posted on: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
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                                                                                                               (photo:Albert Cesare, oanow.com)Auburn’s magical 2013 football season is now part of college football history. The team that few predicted to have a winning season came within 13 seconds of winning it all. To say the Tigers snuck up on some teams would be putting it mildly. No one had picked Auburn to finish in Continue Story…

Who Will be Auburn’s Breakout Running Back in 2014?

By Posted on: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:Albert Cesare,Opelika Auburn News)The Auburn football season is just 11 days away and for the first time in eight summers there hasn’t been a quarterback race on The Plains. With a potential Heisman candidate and experienced quarterback on the roster, there is no mystery of who will be the Tigers’ field general. Senior signal Continue Story…