Posts Tagged ‘Gene Chizik’

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…

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…

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Gene Chizik’s Daughter Goes to the Prom

By Posted on: April 7th, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
Chizik Daughter

The picture says it all.In fact, it may be the greatest father-daughter photo ever taken. Gene Chizik’s daughter went to the prom this weekend. Apparently, Gene wasn’t overly thrilled with her choice. Maybe it’s the long hair. Maybe it’s the thought of this boy taking his baby anywhere.If you’re the father of a teenage girl, Continue Story…

Auburn’s Major Sport Head Coaches.

By Posted on: March 6th, 2014 in Baseball, Basketball, Football 6 Comments »
Head Coach

Where do they stand?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody. Fat Tuesday has come and gone, and it’s the season for giving things up. Frankly, I’m for giving up cold and ice threats, and trading in for storms, bugs and the stink of blooming Bradford pear trees. Spring football just can’t get here fast Continue Story…

The Bane of Heightened Expectations II

By Posted on: March 5th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »

Greetings, O football-starved compatriots of the Orange and Blue!  It’s been quite a while since I have darkened the door of our corner lot (or express drive-thru, if you prefer) on the information superhighway.  As someone who readily admits to a lack of technical knowledge of football, I thought I would let that annual orgy Continue Story…

Long Term Recruiting Success.

By Posted on: February 13th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »
Star impact

How do those four and five stars pan out at Auburn?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! This morning, from the snow-covered hills of the Tragic City, we’ll talk some Auburn recruiting. More specifically, we’ll look at how Auburn’s last five classes have contributed, with an emphasis on four and five star players. Four Continue Story…

Tinkering Under the Hood.

By Posted on: January 23rd, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Reb Offense

                                       Where can the Tigers look to improve in 2014?                                                             (Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody. On a cold week with only the Senior Bowl and the Pro Bowl to look forward to, it’s finally starting to sink in that football season is over. It’s going to be a long haul till A-Day. I’m Continue Story…

Tigers Take Down the Tide! (with unit grades)

By Posted on: December 2nd, 2013 in Football 21 Comments »
Chris Davis scores

Chris Davis puts a dagger through Bama’s SEC Title hopes!      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for the Acid Reign Report, on Auburn’s stunning 34-28 win over Alabama. With the Iron Bowl victory, Auburn wins the SEC Western Division, and will head to Atlanta next weekend to face the Missouri Tigers. This was an Continue Story…