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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…

It’s Time to Save Tailgating; Push Back the Start of College Football

By Posted on: August 25th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
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Even though it feels like the inferno from hell in East Alabama, the calendar says otherwise. It’s game week in Auburn. College football is back. All is right with the world. Now let’s fix the damn thermometer.If season openers feel much warmer to you than in your childhood, there’s good reason. We played later in Continue Story…

2014 Tunnel Video – Song Ideas

By Posted on: August 23rd, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »

                        A new season of Auburn football brings new sights, sounds, and a whole lot of football. But before the Tigers even make their way out of the tunnel and into the smoke, the fans have to get psyched for kickoff too. A favorite pre-game ritual of mine is the tunnel video that 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…

College Football is one Week Away!

By Posted on: August 21st, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
One week till football

Preparation for Arkansas begins.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! I think I speak for all of us, when I say that college football frenzy is building rapidly! Maybe it’s just a giddy product of having the SEC Network on the air, and having it on as background noise during most hours I’m home, 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…