Posts Tagged ‘Auburn Football’

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1990 Auburn vs. Florida State Edition

By Posted on: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 3 Comments »

Greetings once more, lovers of post-secondary pigskin! At this time, when we are so close to opening day on the Plains that we can taste it, let’s look back on the last happy memory I was honored to witness against FSU – the great 1990 contest in Jordan-Hare Stadium.Both teams came into the game ranked Continue Story…

Fall Camp Proceeds Apace.

By Posted on: August 7th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »
Beanie Bowl

Tucker Tuberville (16) got more snaps in the first scrimmage than Nick Marshall did!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Yesterday, the Auburn Tigers completed their first fall camp scrimmage. Yes, yes, I know! I owe faithful readers here previews of Auburn-UGA and the Iron Bowl. I’ve been very real-world busy lately, but I Continue Story…

The Exception

By Posted on: August 6th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 13 Comments »

As an amateur statistician, exceptions bother me. There has to be a reason or a rationale for every single outlying figure. When you discover them, they usually lie annoyingly beyond the safe and secure standard deviation or the normal distribution. They poke up or down sharply from the smooth curve, menacing in their oddness.  They Continue Story…

First Day in Full Pads!

By Posted on: August 5th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
Punters work

Practice is heating up in Auburn.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! This afternoon, the Auburn Tigers will practice in full pads for the first time this August. These are the days when the players separate themselves from the bench warmers. We’ve already heard defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson harp on the importance of tackling Continue Story…

Shades of Jeff Burger? Probably Not.

By Posted on: August 4th, 2014 in Football 22 Comments »
jeff burger

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…

Tempering Steele

By Posted on: August 1st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »

                                                           A properly tempered sword will sport Auburn colors*First off, let me say that I enjoy reading Phil Steele’s magazine and daily blog. If ever I need to know how many starting offensive linemen are returning for a given team year to year, or how each SEC team’s yards per play compares to any Continue Story…

Fall Camp Begins!

By Posted on: July 31st, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
Fall Practice Begins

Tiger Coaches will try to mold another SEC Champion!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! After a long, arduous off-season, Auburn begins fall practice tomorrow afternoon. The Tigers have about 4 weeks to get ready for the opening tilt at home against Arkansas on August 30th. I can’t wait for practice reports to return Continue Story…