Posts Tagged ‘sec football’

The Dirty Dozen – Week 1

By Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football Comment »

Adjusting our expectations of our future lineup Major Reisman: “One” Team: “Down to the roadblock, we’ve just begun” The Dirty Dozen looks at the games that Auburn’s opponents play throughout the season, highlighting points of interest, tendencies and potential issues for their remaining season and their future game against Auburn. ad·just·ment – n, plural: adjustments Continue Story…

Tigers Rain on the Razorbacks! (with unit grades.)

By Posted on: August 31st, 2014 in Football 32 Comments »
Trovon yankdown

Trovon Reed yanks down a Razorback!(A. P. photo by Butch Dill.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for the Acid Reign report, on Auburn’s 45-21 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in rain-soaked Jordan-Hare Stadium. Arkansas hung around for a half, with a dominating offensive performance and a 21-all halftime tie. Auburn slammed the door Continue Story…

Smoke the Hogs!

By Posted on: August 30th, 2014 in Football 441 Comments »
Razorback thread

Razorbacks try to circle the wagons before the slaughter.Auburn vs. Arkansas, Open Thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Today marks the 2014 season opener for the Auburn Tigers! Today, the Tigers take on the Arkansas Razorbacks, at 3:00 PM Central Time on the brand-spanking-new SEC Network. (channel 811 on my Charter dial, check Continue Story…

Random Thoughts on Opening Day, 2014!

By Posted on: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »
Razorbacks in town

It’s nearly time to BBQ some Hog!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! College football begins tonight, and I think everyone is READY! It has been a long haul since A-Day way back in April, and I can’t wait till 3:00 Saturday afternoon, when Auburn kicks off against Arkansas in Jordan Hare Stadium. I Continue Story…

Bash the Bulldogs!

By Posted on: August 14th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
Georgia Preview

Bulldogs circle the wagons.      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On November 15th, the Tigers travel to Athens, Georgia to take on the Bulldogs in what should be a battle of top ten teams. This game has been a difficult one for the Tigers in recent years, as Auburn Continue Story…

Fall Camp Proceeds Apace.

By Posted on: August 7th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »
Beanie Bowl

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…

First Day in Full Pads!

By Posted on: August 5th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
Punters work

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…

Tempering Steele

By Posted on: August 1st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »

                                                           A properly tempered sword will sport Auburn colors*First off, let me say that I enjoy reading Phil Steele’s magazine and daily blog. If ever I need to know how many starting offensive linemen are returning for a given team year to year, or how each SEC team’s yards per play compares to any Continue Story…