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Shades of Jeff Burger? Probably Not.

By Posted on: August 4th, 2014 in Football 22 Comments »
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So much for the big announcement. Gus Malzahn’s declaration that Nick Marshall would not start the opener against Arkansas really didn’t give fans the definitive answer they were expecting. All we know for sure is that he won’t take the first snap.This is nothing new for Auburn and its quarterbacks. Back in 1987, Tiger quarterback Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Will Not Start Against Arkansas

By Posted on: August 1st, 2014 in Football, News 14 Comments »
Nick Marshall will lead No.3 Auburn in it's quest for the Tigers' 2nd SEC Championship in three years. (photo: Julie Bennett, al.com)

                                                                                                                                         (photo:Julie Bennett/al.com)Gus Malzahn said today that he would not be starting Quarterback Nick Marshall or Corner back Jonathan Mincy in the Tigers opener against Arkansas on Aug.30. He made the announcement in his press conference following the first day of fall practice. Gus said the action is “part of their Continue Story…

Auburn Pre-season Marked by Players Receiving National Recognition

By Posted on: July 11th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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    Auburn Quarterback Nick Marshall continues to garner pre-season honors. (photo:Anthony Hall,Auburn media)The days immediately following July 4th celebrations are always an exciting time of the year for college football fanatics. It’s a time when you can begin to tell the long off season is winding down and college football is just around the Continue Story…

Auburn Has More Than 5 Potential Starters on the O-Line (which is) “A Good Problem to Have”

By Posted on: June 18th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                         (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com)A football team is only as good as it’s offensive line. The big uglies don’t get as much attention as the skill players, but every play begins with them. At Auburn the O-Line was the reason the Tigers were good enough to Continue Story…

The Real Strength of Auburn’s Offense

By Posted on: December 18th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
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                                                                                            (photo:David Carson, Post Dispatch)There is no secret to No. 2 Auburn’s success this year, it has been a smooth running and powerful ground offensive. The Tigers have chewed up yardage faster than Gen. Stormin Norman’s troops did in the first Gulf War. Field Marshall Gus Malzahn‘s squad leads the nation in rushing with 335.7 Continue Story…

Everything Begins Up Front

By Posted on: August 14th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »
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Much was made in 2012 about Auburn’s poor quarterback play. But often their performance was hindered by a lack of blocking up front. In football everything begins up front. The front five is the foundation for the entire offense. Much like a house will not stand that has been built on a week foundation, a Continue Story…

The Key to a Successful Season for the Auburn Tigers

By Posted on: August 22nd, 2012 in Uncategorized 6 Comments »

​By AubTigerman /aubtigerman@hotmail.com on August 22, 2012​Has there been a week go by all summer long, when there hasn’t been something in the news about the importance of the quarterback race at Auburn? I know the decision of who will be the field general for the Tigers is crucial … I get it. However, while Continue Story…