Posts Tagged ‘Auburn Tiger Football’

To the Men of that Era

By Posted on: June 5th, 2014 in Football, Memories 10 Comments »

  Helmet insignia of the 1st Engineer Special Brigade.On an early June evening 70 years ago, many thousands of young men waited in trepidation for a decision to be made. On stormy seas, in the depths of rolling cargo ships, they waited. Most were unable to sleep despite the exhaustion that comes from preparing for military operations, what Continue Story…

A Manhattan Night.

By Posted on: June 5th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
KSU preview.doc

SEC and Big 12 contenders clash on Thursday Night!(Watch out for #16! Tyler Lockett is very dangerous!)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. The Tigers take week 3 off in 2014, then travel to Manhattan, Kansas, to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Thursday night, September 18th. This Continue Story…

Could New Four Team Playoff Eventually Harm Smaller Schools?

By Posted on: June 4th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
college football playoff logo

With the transition to a four team playoff in 2014 for Division I (FBS) schools, the scheduling of FCS teams by the big boys may be a thing of the past. A glimmer of what’s to come was seen in the days after the SEC voted in April to keep the 6-1-1 conference model. It Continue Story…

Splatter the Spartans!

By Posted on: May 29th, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
SDSU Preview

San Jose State had trouble with the better teams, last season(AP Photo, Ron Delhorn)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. In week two, Auburn takes on Mountain West team San Jose State in Auburn, on September 6th. This one will be televised somewhere, and it is likely to be Continue Story…

Season Opening Grudge Match!

By Posted on: May 15th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
Razorbacks in town

Tigers take on Arkansas at home.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Auburn begins the season with a bang this fall, taking on the Arkansas Razorbacks in Jordan-Hare Stadium on August 30th. Both Auburn head coach Gus Malzhan and Bret Bielema were first-year head coaches in the SEC last season, with very different results. Continue Story…

The Auburn Special Teams.

By Posted on: May 8th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Kicking Carlson

                                                            How well will the Tigers kick it?                                                                       (Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! This week we’re going to take a look at Auburn special teams, as well as a bit of a look at the fall schedule. This will set up a series of pieces in coming weeks, where we preview each Auburn Continue Story…

Into Uncharted Territory?

By Posted on: May 1st, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
Ball Faking Offense

Line, skill players, passing game, ball fakes. Will this offense break records?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! This week, we’re going to take a look at the Auburn offense, and see if we can’t find a few strengths and weaknesses. I think everyone has high hopes this fall that Auburn will score unprecedented Continue Story…

Tigers Take to the Air on A-Day!

By Posted on: April 20th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »
A Day four

Nick usually had all day to throw.(All photos by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! On a gray windy day in Auburn, the starting Auburn “Blue” team totally dismantled the “White” backups, 58-3. It was as lopsided as any A-Day I’ve ever witnessed. What was truly impressive was that once again Auburn fans turned out Continue Story…