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Nostalgia Friday: Auburn vs. Alabama 1993

By Posted on: March 14th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »

It was one of Auburn’s most unlikely seasons. While they were not the long shots we saw in 2013, the 1993 Auburn football team was nowhere to be found on the college football radar as the season started.Taking over following the Pat Dye era, Terry Bowden was the surprise pick of the Auburn search committee Continue Story…

There Will Never Be Another Team Like the 2013 Auburn Tigers

By Posted on: January 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 19 Comments »
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                                                                                   (photo:Lauren Barnard/Auburn Media Relations) “We were just on the brink of making it one of those magical seasons,” Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn said after his Auburn Tigers lost the final BCS National Championship Game to Florida State 34-31. It was a tough and disheartening ending to what had seemed like a dream season. Yet Continue Story…

Let’s Never Forget the 1983 SEC Champions

By Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 in Football 14 Comments »
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This Saturday Auburn will honor the 1983 SEC Championship Team. To younger fans the men on the field will be nothing more than balding former players from a long-ago generation.For me they will always represent the best-of-the-best. Regardless of how many championships Auburn wins in the future, there will never be another team like that Continue Story…

Pat Dye’s Pants Step into Controversy

By Posted on: October 8th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 88 Comments »
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Pat Dye has weighed into controversy for the first time in a while by declaring that former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice  isn’t, er, eh, qualified… to sit on next year’s FBS playoff selection committee. Sounds legit coming from Pat:“All she knows about football is what somebody told her. Or what she read in a book or Continue Story…

It Feels Like an Auburn Kind of Year

By Posted on: August 5th, 2013 in Football 15 Comments »

Call it early season optimism. Call it crazy. However you label it, this season just feels like an Auburn kind of year. Expectations couldn’t be lower heading toward Washington St. Gus Malzahn’s squad was one of only three SEC schools that didn’t collect a single vote in the recent Top 25 Coaches Poll.In other words, Continue Story…

Tribute to Track ‘Em Tigers Football Hall of Fame – 2013 Class

By Posted on: July 9th, 2013 in Football, News 12 Comments »
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Some of the greatest to ever participate in the game of college football have played and coached on The Plains of Auburn. The Tigers have had four College Football Hall of Fame coaches, three Heisman Trophy winners, and are the twelfth winningest program in Division I history. In addition the Tigers have had 67 All-Americans and over Continue Story…

Track ‘Em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame Ballot for 2013

By Posted on: July 4th, 2013 in Football 1 Comment »
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This week here at Track ‘Em Tigers, we have been taking nominations for our own Auburn Tigers Football Hall of Fame – class of 2013.In the last couple of days, we have had some intriguing comments put forth in support of some outstanding nominations. But that’s not surprising since there have been hundred’s of Tiger greats Continue Story…

July 4th Week and Track ‘Em Tiger’s Football Hall of Fame

By Posted on: July 1st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 25 Comments »
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The celebration of our nation’s independence is an American tradition. For most it’s a time of fireworks, parades, barbecues, and vacations. And traditionally it’s a time for the staff here at Track ‘Em Tigers to take our annual weeks vacation. The 4th of July also marks an important time in the world of        college football. Continue Story…