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Auburn Will Need Play Makers on Defense to Defend SEC Championship

By Posted on: September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football Comment »
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                                                                                                             (photo: Mark Almond,al.com)“It was a big momentum swing. That’s a huge swing not only in the points, but it really hits you in the stomach. It really takes a lot of energy out of the sidelines.” That’s the way Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema described to reporters what he considered to be Continue Story…

The Dirty Dozen – Week 1

By Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 2 Comments »

Adjusting our expectations of our future lineupMajor Reisman: “One”Team: “Down to the roadblock, we’ve just begun”The Dirty Dozen looks at the games that Auburn’s opponents play throughout the season, highlighting points of interest, tendencies and potential issues for their remaining season and their future game against Auburn.ad·just·ment – n, plural: adjustments - A small alteration or Continue Story…

Daniel Carlson Named SEC Freshman of the Week

By Posted on: September 1st, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »

When Auburn senior kicker Cody Parkey and punter Steven Clark moved on to the NFL, the kicking game for 2014 became a big question. Not any more as Daniel Carson was named today as the SEC Freshman of the Week for his performance in Auburn’s 45-21 win over Arkansas. The Redshirt Freshman did triple duty Continue Story…

Ramblings of a College Football Junkie!

By Posted on: September 1st, 2014 in Football 23 Comments »
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                                                                                                                        (photo:Auburn media)What did we learn after the opening weekend of college football?After watching many, many games this weekend, like a junkie trying to get back on top of an illicit drug, I came to a couple of significant conclusions:1)   The SEC Network:Is it just me, or did watching this channel seem like the “I Continue Story…

Tigers Rain on the Razorbacks! (with unit grades.)

By Posted on: August 31st, 2014 in Football 32 Comments »
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Trovon Reed yanks down a Razorback!(A. P. photo by Butch Dill.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for the Acid Reign report, on Auburn’s 45-21 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in rain-soaked Jordan-Hare Stadium. Arkansas hung around for a half, with a dominating offensive performance and a 21-all halftime tie. Auburn slammed the door Continue Story…

Smoke the Hogs!

By Posted on: August 30th, 2014 in Football 441 Comments »
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Razorbacks try to circle the wagons before the slaughter.Auburn vs. Arkansas, Open Thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Today marks the 2014 season opener for the Auburn Tigers! Today, the Tigers take on the Arkansas Razorbacks, at 3:00 PM Central Time on the brand-spanking-new SEC Network. (channel 811 on my Charter dial, check Continue Story…

College Football TV Viewing Guide for Labor Day Weekend

By Posted on: August 29th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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                    Which Auburn quarterback will get the most snaps Saturday against Arkansas?Week one of the 2014 college football season began Thursday night and continues through Labor Day on Monday. Saturday the Auburn Tigers face SEC West opponent the Arkansas Razorbacks at 3 CT in Jordan-Hare Stadium.The big question on everyone’s mind is how much will Continue Story…

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…