Posts Tagged ‘Auburn Football’

A Case For Renewing Auburn’s Second Oldest Rivalry

By Posted on: August 12th, 2014 in Football 18 Comments »
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Starting in 2016, all SEC teams will be required to play at least one game against a team from one of the other Five Power conferences (Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, or ACC). As a result Auburn announced a two game series last week beginning in 2016 with a familiar old foe. In fact, too Continue Story…

Enough With the Nick Marshall Story

By Posted on: August 11th, 2014 in Football 19 Comments »
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The Nick Marshall ordeal is over. On Sunday, he did what he had to do. He apologized to the Auburn Family. Case closed.“I made a mistake and I’m just trying to gain my trust back from the coaches,” Marshall said. “I let my family down and I’m also trying to gain their trust back and Continue Story…

Sunday’s Fan Day Means Auburn Football is Less Than Three Weeks Away

By Posted on: August 9th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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                                                                                                           (photo:Todd Van Ernst/AU media)First there was SEC Media Days, then last week the start of fall camp, and now tomorrow Auburn will hold it’s annual Fan Day on The Plains. Yes, Auburn Football is almost here! Just three weeks from the date of this article, the Tigers will Continue Story…

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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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…