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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…

To Be Disciplined, To Work Hard, and To Bleed Orange and Blue

By Posted on: March 19th, 2013 in Football 5 Comments »
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He was a part of some of the most glorious years of Auburn Football – the decade of the eighties. It was a time when the Tigers dominated the South Eastern Conference. From 1983 – 1988 the Tigers had the fourth highest winning percentage in the nation. He played on two SEC Championships and was Continue Story…

Listing the Top 20 Iron Bowls

By Posted on: November 20th, 2012 in Football 37 Comments »

                         This is it. This is Iron Bowl week. It’s what nearly 5,000,000 citizens in the Heart of Dixie (and millions more across the country) look forward to at the end of Thanksgiving week. It’s the renewal of the nation’s No. 1 rivalry … Auburn vs. Alabama. This is the game coached Continue Story…

It Will Take More Than a Coach to Fix Auburn

By Posted on: October 22nd, 2012 in Football 60 Comments »
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Debating the future of Gene Chizik is futile at this point. Agree or not, he’s done following the Iron Bowl on November 24th. But then what?Do Auburn officials really believe they can land a coach capable of competing with Nick Saban under the present leadership structure in the athletic department?Noted leadership expert John Maxwell often Continue Story…