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Conquer the Knights! (Auburn vs. Central Florida Open Thread)

By on January 1st, 2018 in Football 10 Comments »

It’s a Peach Bowl extravaganza!
(Can we pretend that this statue outside the stadium is an Eagle?)

     War Eagle, everybody, and Happy New Year! This New Year’s morning, the Auburn Tigers will take on American Conference Champion, undefeated Central Florida. It’s a chance for the Tigers to become only the 7th team in school history to win 11 games. Furthermore, it’s a chance to finish the year in the Top 5 in the nation. Lose, and Auburn will likely fall out of the Top 10. For the Knights, it’s a bittersweet day. It’s their last game with departing head coach Scott Frost, who heads back to coach at Nebraska, his alma mater.

     Nationally, I expect a lot of interest in this game. Currently, FBS football is divided into 2 echelons. There are the “Power 5” conferences that compete for playoff spots. Then there is the “Group of 5,” which is the conferences that thus far have not. Central Florida was the only team in the FBS that finished undefeated, but it didn’t get any serious consideration for a playoff spot. Meanwhile, Auburn was decidedly in the mix, until losing the SEC title game. If Central Florida can win against Auburn, Group of 5 pundits can argue that they should no longer be left out of consideration.

     I expect Central Florida to play this game as is it has a lot to prove. Some of their players have been rather chippy in the media leading up to this one. I think they really want to prove that they belong in this game. On the other hand, it might have been a really bad move to stir up and motivate an Auburn Tiger team that was down after losing the SEC title game. My opinion is that Auburn has big advantages on the lines of scrimmage, especially when on defense. Central Florida will try to counter Auburn’s strength by getting the ball out quickly, I’m thinking. I feel that Auburn will try to run over UCF on offense, run the clock and minimize the time UCF has the ball.

     Luckily for the players, this game will be played in perfect 72-degree temperatures indoors in Atlanta in Mercedes Benz Stadium while the Southeast goes into a serious deep freeze this week. I really would not want to be tailgating in Atlanta this morning. Temps will not get out of the 20’s, prior to kickoff. Any precipitation should be well south of Atlanta this morning, but the area will have dangerously low wind chills. Be safe out there and stay warm, fans!

     As always, feel free to join in and enjoy this thread. I will at the keyboard for my usual play by play, armed with a big mug of coffee and a bowl of holiday Chex Mix. War Eagle, and let’s see if Auburn continues a memorable season against a tough bowl opponent. War Eagle!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201810:23 pm

…..At the half, it’s 10-3 Alabama over Clemson. I am out, folks. Too much to do with an early start, tomorrow, and lots to get done. You know what? I hate Dabo and those guys over in the ACC worse than Bama, right now. Hoping Bama hangs on.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201810:21 pm

…..The Alabama lead remains at 10-3.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201810:21 pm

….Second try from Pappanostos, from 38. DOINK! No….

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201810:20 pm

…..You know what’s interesting about Hurts, this game? He has time to just stand there, and look. Most QBs these days are coached to keep pumping their legs. We have seen several shots where Hurts looked like a statue. Still, Clemson is not getting there. And we have a flag on Bama on the FG attempt.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201810:05 pm

….4 minutes past my bedtime, and my conclusion is that Clemson is lucky to eek out a positive play or two, and Bama is barely being kept away from the fatal chokehold. Alabama should win this comfortably, in the end.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201810:00 pm

….3rd and 5 Bama, at the Clemson 45. Hurts throws short, for only one yard, but Bama has moved it enough to salvage great field position out of this drive.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:50 pm

…..Clemson makes a few miraculous plays, and cuts the Bama lead to 10-3. It still looked like they were battling uphill.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:40 pm

End of the first. Alabama leads Clemson, 10-0, and looks in control.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:39 pm

….Nice replay on the TD. Riddley just ran to space, after the play broke down. Nicely done.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:37 pm

…..I’m sensing a Clemson dunking. The SEC hasn’t done well in bowls thus far, but we still are looking like an all-SEC title game next Monday. Won’t the pundits be griping about that! And they will be whining for the UCF’s of the football world, too. We live in interesting times.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:35 pm

…..Hurts made a heck of a throw under pressure and running, and Alabama is up 10-0. How does Riddley get THAT wide open?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:30 pm

…..The players in this game look a lot faster than what we had in Atlanta. I’m still going back to the shoes. Auburn coaches and players likely can’t complain about the Underarmour equipment due to contracts and the threat to be sued. I’m convinced that a lot of Auburn’s problems today were due to footing, and poor shoe choices. The company and Auburn need to really work to get this fixed, before Auburn opens in Atlanta, next fall.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:27 pm

…..Bama dropped out in to 8-man coverage, and Bryant found an open man for the apparent first down, and the pass was dropped. That’s a nervous offense.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:26 pm

…..Wow. Bama is really attacking on D.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:25 pm

…..I’m setting myself a 9:00 PM CST bedtime, but I’m going to watch, till then. Interested to see what Saban and Co. have cooked up, with a month to prepare.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:23 pm

…..Pappanastos hits, and Alabama leads, 3-0, with 5:23 left in the first.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20189:22 pm

Neither can I , Acid —

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:22 pm

…..Watching a little Clempsun/Bammer. I can’t stay up and watch all of this one, though.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:20 pm

….The SEC pulls to 3-5 in the bowls, this season.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20189:19 pm

What an ending

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:18 pm

…..UGA wins, and is headed for the championship game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:17 pm

…..Wildcat Michel, and he will score!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:17 pm

….UGA running into the boundary for a loss, too.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:16 pm

….Wheeew. That was tipped, but still made it through for 3.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:15 pm

….Siebert, FG up and good. 51-48 Oklahoma. Georgia’s turn.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:15 pm

…..3rd and 12. and ANOTHER throw well behind the stick. 4th down.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:14 pm

…..And a screen into the boundary, dumped for a 4 yard loss. Who has taken over play-calling, for Okie?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:14 pm

…..The old speed-option. Well, that didn’t work, into the boundary. Looked like a Scot Loeffler play.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:11 pm

…..Okie now has 3rd and 5. I’d have taken a shot, by now.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:08 pm

…..Kick is Good! Tied at 48. Okie goes first, in the second OT.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:05 pm

…..And Okie will try the FG.Me, I’d have my heisman winner out there. Oklahoma took Mayfield out of the game, on that series. Mistake.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:04 pm

…..Speed sweep handoff, and UGA was ready. 4th down.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:04 pm

….Speed shovel for 3. “THIRD DOWN!!!” as the announcers at Sanford Stadium like to yell!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:03 pm

…..Nope, a 4 yard run with no lead blocker. Tired UGA D?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:03 pm

…..Can Mayfield be stopped? I expect Oklahoma to run some double routes, roll Mayfield out, and throw for the endzone on first down.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:02 pm

…..Blankenship for the FG. It is…. good. UGA leads, 48-45.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20189:01 pm

…..I’m worried about Georgia’s depth on the defense. They have looked tired, in the 4th quarter while Okie came back. If UGA doesn’t get a TD here, their chances are dim, I think. And we are to 4th down and 6.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20188:54 pm

…..And we are likely headed to OT in the Rose, with Okie and Ugga tied at 45 apiece, 17 seconds left in regulation. Georgia is punted way deep, and likely will take a knee.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20188:53 pm

…..And it’s back to the old grind, tomorrow. Auburn’s losses aside, I’ve had a wonderful holiday season. I’m thankful, especially for the family members who are still hanging in there with me!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20188:51 pm

…..Okie is soft against the run, but you have no chance against Mayfield unless you hit and pressure him. That’s where we messed up against Central Florida. We were going to let him bust a hundred on the ground, anyway. Should have tried to get him rattled.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20188:50 pm

….I’ve been bummed all afternoon. I hate putting the Christmas stuff up. I worked in the yard cleaning up fireworks debris and taking decorations down. It was frostbite weather, and I’m still sitting here in my wool P-coat, watching the Rose. Wow, what a shootout! I knew we didn’t want to face Mayfield again.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20187:03 pm

Sorry – that should have been “the team” – not then.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20187:02 pm

Then Auburn team I saw today wasn’t ready for anyone.

xraysales January 1, 20186:45 pm

Another embarrassing post season loss after CGM gets a big bump in pay. Nice! Six sacks, two picks-one for 6 points, and a lost fumble. Don’t think they were ready for UCF.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20186:42 pm

Having access to the field to take the photos shown in the comments section was cool. Thank you, Acid, for handling that. But the best part of the day was being able to meet up with fellow TET staff members AUTigerman, wpleagle, and mvhcpa!

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20184:43 pm

Well….I think it’s safe to say stidham won’t be declaring for NFL.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:40 pm

I rewound it. Clearly offsides. We played like crap, but that no call decided the ballgame.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:39 pm

…..My time is up, and I thank you for yours.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:39 pm

…..It is great to be an Auburn Tiger. War Eagle, and I am going to sign off here. Might be back later with some playoff commentary. For now, it’s time to take down the tree and put Christmas away.

aubfan_in_woodstock aubfan_in_woodstock January 1, 20184:38 pm

This was just a huge effing embarrassment. I am glad I turned down free tickets to this pos game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:38 pm

…..I think you are right, but they didn’t show the snap again. We’ll see, later.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:38 pm

…..That is Auburn’s first loss to a non-power five team, since a 10-9 loss to Southern Miss in 1991.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:38 pm

#10 was a full stride into the neutral zone. Stidham would not have done that if he would not have thought there was a flag coming.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20184:37 pm

And UCF remains undefeated.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20184:37 pm

Well, this was fun

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:36 pm

……Auburn falls to 10-4 on the season, and likely out of the top ten.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20184:36 pm

Caught…. in the end zone…. by UCF

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:36 pm

…UCF can take a knee, and this one is over. UCF 34, Auburn 27.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:36 pm

Offsides???

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:36 pm

….And that will do it, with 24 seconds left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:35 pm

…..Golson at center. Blitz, floated up, picked off. No receiver in the area.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:35 pm

….Dunn being helped off.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:34 pm

…..I think AUburn HAS to throw for the end zone 4 times, here.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:34 pm

….It is 1st and 10 at the UCF 21 with 33 seconds left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:34 pm

…..33 seconds left, no runoff.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:33 pm

…..Dunn goes down, uh oh.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:33 pm

……Play clock running out. Stidham takes. Time, Fieres, Caught, NC-Myers!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:33 pm

….No late hit flag?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:32 pm

……At the 34. Stidham will throw, out of bounds.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:32 pm

……3rd and 6. Twins each side. Flushed. Got the first down, bit hit.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:32 pm

58 seconds left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:31 pm

……Here we go. Big blitz coming.Rolls out, KJ, will get out of bounds at the 41.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:31 pm

…..LSU falls in the Citrus to Notre Dame, 21-17 on a late bunch of missed tackles and Domer TD reception.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:30 pm

……We have 1:04 left. 2nd and 10. Stidham and UCF called time.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:29 pm

…….Stidham will go deep, Slayton, can’t get it at the goal line.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:29 pm

…..Fires to Hastings, breaks away, to the 47 over UCF!

friedca friedca January 1, 20184:29 pm

Will MF Hastings

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:29 pm

…..Here we go. Trips right. Fires, Hastins has it! First down.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:28 pm

…..Clock runs, and it is 4th and 9.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:28 pm

….3rd and 10. Stacks either side. Now twins. Time. Runs, and tripped at the 23.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:28 pm

….Stidham just getting hammered, back there.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:27 pm

…..2nd and 10. Same formation. hit, trying to get it to KJ, incomplete.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:27 pm

…..Stidham changes his play. Four wides. Stidham flushed. Will throw it away, with 2:11 left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:26 pm

….With 2:18 left, Auburn has the football!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:25 pm

…..Wright will tee it up. Auburn coming. It is, up, he missed it!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:25 pm

…..Trailing by 34-27. UCF will have about a 38 yard field goal attempt coming, to ice the game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:24 pm

…..Auburn calls their last timeout, with 2:23 left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:24 pm

…..Here’s Milton with trips to the left. Changing his play. Motion back in. Give to Killins, only to the 21.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:23 pm

…..Will be 3rd and 9, and Auburn does have one timeout left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:23 pm

….Timeout Auburn, with 2:26 left in the game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:22 pm

…..That will spot the ball at the 25. 2nd and 11. A pitch, and Anderson goes down at the 22.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:22 pm

…..Officials huddling. We have 2:33 left in the game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:21 pm

…..AND, they stopped the clock for Auburn by going out of bounds.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:21 pm

…..Call: illegal block below the waist, 15 yards!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:21 pm

…..Milton spreads ’em out. 2nd and 8. Motion back in, pitch, and another first down, but a flag.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:20 pm

Pretty much TO or nothing now. Or hope to hold to a FG and get another block.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:20 pm

…..And Auburn will call time, with 2:37 left in the ball game. Knights lead, 34-27, and they are in field goal range.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:19 pm

…..Trips into the boundary, and Milton will give to Anderson, got a couple.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:19 pm

Secondary is getting shredded when he has time.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20184:18 pm

Again / no secondary

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:18 pm

…..that will about do it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:18 pm

……2nd and 9. Milton will fake, and fire deep, and Akins is all the way to the Auburn 25.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:18 pm

…..Milton lines ’em up. Give Anderson, not much, and Auburn letting it run.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:18 pm

No Acid, you kick it short, don’t tackle, and almost put them in FG range. Obviously.

friedca friedca January 1, 20184:17 pm

Why in the hell do we pooch it knowing full well our special teams aren’t that great

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:17 pm

…..And it is pooch kicked, Hughes, and can’t get him down. Out all the way to the 45 yard line. Might as well have onsided, with that effort.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:16 pm

…..Debate? Onside, or not? I’d kick deep.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:15 pm

…..Carlson is up, and good again. UCF 34, Auburn 27.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:15 pm

….4:12 remains, and all three timeouts left.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:15 pm

…..TOUCHDOWN, AUBURN!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:14 pm

…..And we are 3rd and 3. Huddle. Jumbo set. Fake, reverse, Stove will score!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:14 pm

…..A little bit of their own medicine. Give KJ, and loses two.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:13 pm

……Here’s Stidham, with twins, Stidham on the draw, down to the seven.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:12 pm

……5:15 remains in the ball game. Auburn has first and ten at the UCF 14, trailing 34-20.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:12 pm

…..4 wides again for Stidham. UCF calls time.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:12 pm

To the UCF 14. We have 5:32 left in the ball game, and all three timeouts.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:11 pm

….Review: confirmed.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:11 pm

……It will be at the 29 of UCF, and possibly more, if the refs uphold the call on the field.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:10 pm

…..Targeting, and reviewing.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:10 pm

Goodness. Will Hastings might not live through the game.

friedca friedca January 1, 20184:10 pm

Hastings and Stidham still want it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:10 pm

……At the 46. Stidham, will hit hastings, helmet to helmet, flag.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:10 pm

…..1st and 10. Steps up, hits Hastings, and slips down at the UCF 46.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:09 pm

…..From the 11. Stidham fires to Hastings, out to the 23.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:09 pm

…..Holding on Auburn.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20184:09 pm

Gus can go home, count his extension dollars and try to convince us it’s not the end of the world.. just the end of anything great.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:08 pm

War Eagle. We will have to try to break an 0-2 ATL streak in the first game next year. Against s MUCH better opponent than this.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:08 pm

….And a flag on top of it all.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:08 pm

…..Here’s the boot by Wright. Igbinoghene, will go down at the 21. Not blocked well at all.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:08 pm

…..Big return, quick score is the only chance, now.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20184:07 pm

They peaked with Alabama, and flamed out after that

WDErichie WDErichie January 1, 20184:07 pm

What’s up with this offense the last 2 games?

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20184:06 pm

War Eagle! Hopefully Malzahn finds a way to get over the hump next season.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:06 pm

…..A lost fumble and a pick six are pretty much the difference in this ball game, right now.

meathead530 January 1, 20184:05 pm

I’m #disGUSted again

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:05 pm

…..War Eagle. It’s great to be an Auburn Tiger.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:05 pm

Well… Mr. Brightside says, maybe all of our leaning draft eligible players stick around after this crap show.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20184:05 pm

Game Over. Stidham .. add it up .. brought a great deal of pain to our offense this game. Damn.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:04 pm

…..Wright is up and good on the PAT, and with 5:56 left in the game, UCF leads Auburn, 34-20.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20184:04 pm

Enjoyed the banter this season guys. Have a great 2018.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20184:04 pm

And there it went.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:04 pm

…..Slow throw on the slant, behind the receiver, and taken to the house.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:03 pm

…..Stidham will throw a pick six.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:03 pm

……Whew. I like 2nd and 5 better than 2nd and 10, in this game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:03 pm

…..2nd and 10. 2 each side, and movement… Offsides!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:02 pm

…..sCREEN nothing doing for Davis.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:02 pm

……At the 35. 3 wides. Man coverage to the wide side, JaRRETTT.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:01 pm

…..Pass interference, 15 yards for Auburn and a first down!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:01 pm

…..Huddle, gun. Fakes, will go deep, butted down, and Slayton will get the flag.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20184:00 pm

…..Notre Dame has converted a touchdown and a two pointer. LSU and Notre Dame are all tied up at 14, midway through the 4th in the Citrus Bowl.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:59 pm

…..Tigers will take over at the 20, I think, after the block.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:59 pm

…..We have 7:40 left in the Peach Bowl, and UCF leads Auburn, 27-20.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:58 pm

…..Auburn is now in a score or die situation.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:58 pm

…..No leap over. That was just Derrick Brown getting some monster push!

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:58 pm

Actual effort to block a FG = Block! Who knew!?!?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:57 pm

…..Did we leap over? No flag… Derrick Brown!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:57 pm

…..Wright is up, and blocked!!!!!!!

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20183:57 pm

Jekyll and Hyde season

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:57 pm

…..Field goal unit will come in to ice the game.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:56 pm

…..3rd and 9. Bobbled snap, anderson picks it up, out of bounds at the eight.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:56 pm

……2nd and 9. Empty set. Milton fires wide on an out route.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:55 pm

…..1st down in the Auburn red zone. Trips right, changing the play. Dive, Killins, got a yard.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:55 pm

Pitiful

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:54 pm

…..2nd and 10. Empty, fires into coverage, but caught anyway by Smith, at the Auburn 15.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:54 pm

……New set of downs. Fake, inside give, and Killins gets swallowed for nothing by Derrick Brown.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:53 pm

And followed by a complete bust.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:53 pm

This is so absurd it’s getting comical

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:53 pm

….2nd and 16. Milton will scramble, and he picks up about 30.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:53 pm

…..Killins gave that one up.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:53 pm

Finally!!!!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:52 pm

…..Here’s Milton and an offense Auburn can’t solve, this half. Here’s a fake, and he’s sacked! Holland!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:51 pm

Got to get pressure without letting him scramble. QB I’d much more comfortable than he was in the first half and he’s eating us alive now.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:51 pm

…..Auburn’s defensive preference to try and plug the quarterback running lanes, rather than pass rushing, might have been a mistake, in retrospect. Milton has just killed Auburn this half, being allowed to run around back there. We should have been hitting him.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:51 pm

It’s ridiculous we’re even in this position.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:50 pm

….We have 10:44 left in the ball game. It is imperative that Auburn make a stop, here.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:49 pm

…..Marshall will punt. Fair catch at the UCF at the UCF 33.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20183:49 pm

We’re getting beat by a program who’s biggest recruiting tool is Disney

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:49 pm

We’re toast

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:48 pm

……3rd and 9 again. Stidham changing his play. Big rush, lobs it up, no chance. Thrown out of bounds.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:48 pm

…..Craig Myers was open.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:47 pm

……2nd and 9. Two backs. Stidham rolls, throws it away.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:47 pm

…..KJ in. Here’s a give to KJ, gets only 1.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:46 pm

Auburn has allowed 308 yards and 6 – count them 6 sacks

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:46 pm

…..Wright to kick off. Martin and Igbinoghene deep. From the six, Igbinoghene will snake out to the 26.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:45 pm

What The Heck!?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:45 pm

…..Auburn simply MUST score, here. And we can’t wait till 3rd and a mile to put Kerryon Johnson back in the lineup.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:44 pm

…..Danny Etling throws a second touchdown pass, and LSU leads Notre Dame 14-6, with about 11 minutes left in the Citrus Bowl.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:44 pm

……The SEC will get out of Tampa with a win. South Carolina beats Michigan, 26-19.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:44 pm

I can think of a few words other than wow…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:43 pm

…..Wright will boot the extra point, and with 11:36 left in the ball game, UCF leads, 27-20.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:42 pm

…..Wow.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:42 pm

…..2nd and goal at the nine. Fake, running around, fires, touchdown Snelson.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:42 pm

That was supposed to be our overwhelming advantage.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:41 pm

….1st and goal at the ten. Motion in. Give, Anderson gets maybe two.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:41 pm

DL has made zero plays in this ballgame.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:41 pm

…..3rd and 1 at the Auburn 19. Milton will keep, ang will trip inside the ten. Poor tackling.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:40 pm

Call: INCOMPLETE! Same rule they used on the Matthews pick, earlier.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:39 pm

Ref right there-blind

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:39 pm

….Javaris Davis knocked it loose coming in, and he did not possess the ball to the ground and hold on.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:39 pm

….It was being bobbled. He never got control!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:38 pm

They want this game more.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:38 pm

…..Javaris Davis was there, did he catch that?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:38 pm

…..2nd and 1. Milton will fake, and fade, caught at the two.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:37 pm

…..Darrell Williams limps off for Auburn.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:37 pm

……Keeper, and Milton will power to the 18.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:37 pm

…..1st and 5 at the Auburn 23. UCF looking to take the lead.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:37 pm

….Offsides on Derrick Brown.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:37 pm

3 defenders in the neighborhood, but a catch anyway

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:37 pm

……1st and 10… flags, and let’s see.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:36 pm

…..New set of downs, fakes, fires complete at the 28 to Davis. Knights moving it…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:36 pm

…..Peters missed a sure tackle.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:36 pm

……2nd and 9. Milton will go empty set. Takes, fires in the flat, and a missed tackle, to the Auburn 42.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:35 pm

……UCF 1st and 10. Draw, and Milton gets only a yard.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:34 pm

……Marshall to punt. Got it out of there, Hughes goes out at the UCF 41.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:34 pm

…..Field goals added in each other bowl game. South Carolina leads Michigan 26-19, with about 3 minutes left in the Outback Bowl. LSU holds a slim 7-6 lead over Notre Dame.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:32 pm

Herb Hand should have been fired after the Clemson game. Actually he shouldn’t have been out OL coach starting the year.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:32 pm

…..Stidham did not even get to take his full drop, on that last sack. And it was only a 4-man rush.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:32 pm

This is what $7 million/year coaching looks like?

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:31 pm

What OL?

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20183:31 pm

Dumbfounded at how quickly out OL can change

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20183:31 pm

Last qtr if the year. Make it a good one boys

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:31 pm

….That ends the third quarter. Auburn 20, UCF 20.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:31 pm

Clear that KJ is on some type of a carry count. HUGE drop off when he’s out.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:31 pm

O line looks like high school

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:31 pm

…..Braden Smith gave that one up.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:30 pm

……3rd and 13. Stidham, sacked.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:30 pm

Geez

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:30 pm

……3rd and long, and KJ is back in, probably too late for this drive.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20183:30 pm

Sigh…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:30 pm

….Martin on 2nd and 13. Martin up the gut, nothing doing.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:30 pm

…..Cox missed a block, on that one. Feet slid out from under him.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:29 pm

….Under center, pitch Barrett, cut down for a big loss. Where is KJ?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:29 pm

…..Tigers need a good possession, here. Barrett in.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:28 pm

……Here’s Wright to kick off. Igbinoghene and Kam Martin deep. To the one. Breaking tackles, and he’s out to the 32!

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:28 pm

Every time the Gus bus stalls, Knights get back into the game

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:28 pm

Hmmm…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:27 pm

…..Here’s Wright for the PAT, and it’s up and good. This game is tied at 20, with 1:30 left in the 3rd.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:26 pm

…..1st and 10 in the Auburn red zone, fake, flare, and Anderson will take it through traffic, scores.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:26 pm

…..3rd and 4 for UCF. Motion across. Milton improvises and, and fires to Smith, down to the Auburn 14.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20183:25 pm

Shadowing a receiver is only half of the job – breaking up a catch is the other half

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:25 pm

…..2nd and 9 UCF. Fakes, and will roll out, flips to Anderson, out of bounds at the AUburn 31.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:25 pm

…..New set of downs at the Auburn 37. Anderson off tackle for a yard.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:24 pm

……Brings up 3rd and 8. Milton with one back, trips left. Takes, and fires, Akins catches it in traffic down the hash.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:23 pm

…..2nd and 8. Here’s Anderson, gets nothing!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:23 pm

……Orbit sweep, killins found out about SEC speed.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:23 pm

…..Two backs. Milton will give on the sweep, only a couple.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:22 pm

…..Marshall will launch one, rolls to the UCF 35, and Hughes was not back there for UCF.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:22 pm

…..In comes Aiden Marshall to punt. Need a good one, here.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:21 pm

….Darius James flagged for holding, declined.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:21 pm

……3rd and 6, possession play. Stidham has 4 wides, bunched in. Flushed, flag, fires incomplete towards Hastings.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:20 pm

…..2nd and 6. Four wides. Here’s Martin, nowhere to go with no lead blocker.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:20 pm

…..From the Tiger 18. Huddle, under center. Pitch to Martin, he’s out to the 23.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20183:19 pm

Give em SEC speed

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:18 pm

Yup

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:18 pm

…..Lean on ’em, bash ’em, wear ’em down.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:18 pm

Need a good drive with a TD as the result.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:18 pm

….Time to keep the hammer down, on offense.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:17 pm

….Loudermilk in to punt, will be fair caught by Roberts at the 18.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:16 pm

…..Lost the ball hitting the ground. Wow.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:16 pm

…..Review will be interesting. Incomplete.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:16 pm

…..THat’s an interception, I think!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:15 pm

…..Matthews caught that ball, AND got a foot down!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:15 pm

……3rd and 7. Rabbit package for Auburn. Milton will roll out of it, and fires, incomplete! Great coverage!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:14 pm

…..2nd and 10. Motion out. Draw, and he gets only about 3. Nowhere to go.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:13 pm

……1st and 10 Knights. Milton empty again. WIll step up, and dropped!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:13 pm

…..2nd and 10. Milton will go empty. Takes, and will go deep corner, caught, Davis is out at the UCF 40.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:12 pm

…..New set of downs. Three wides, two backs. Changing the play. Motion. Fake, and Milton will have to throw it away.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:12 pm

……Give to Anderson, willl break several tackles, and is out to the 21.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:11 pm

…..Hughes took a while to get up, after that return. Cramps, maybe?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:09 pm

…..I believe Auburn has changed some shoes, this half. I had been watching turf kick up every time Carlson kicked, and it did not happen, on that kickoff. I’m seeing better traction on the line, too.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:08 pm

…LSU now leads Notre Dame, 7-3.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:08 pm

….Wow. South Carolina has steamrolled back, against Michigan. The Gamecocks now lead, 23-19!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:07 pm

…..Carlson will drill it to the goal line. Hughes, running laterally, will get put down inside the ten!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:06 pm

…..Daniel Carlson to kick off. Watch his plant foot.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:05 pm

…..Key play on that drive was the 3rd and 7. Auburn had trips right, and UCF blized off the left. The line picked it up, and Stidham had a clean pocket. And Slayton was matched up man to man on the left with a small cornerback. Stidham recognized it, and made a good throw.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20183:05 pm

Auburn crowd really now more into the game. And the team just now needs to impose their will.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20183:04 pm

Kudos to our guys accepting the wake up call!

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20183:04 pm

Well hello, Auburn

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:03 pm

…..With 7:55 left in the 3rd, Carlson is up and good, and Auburn leads UCF, 20-13!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:03 pm

Don’t care what kind of shoes that boy had on… Ryan Davis just juked him out of them.

friedca friedca January 1, 20183:03 pm

Well we got our heads on. Keep the push boys.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:03 pm

…..TOUCHDOWNNNNN, AUBURN!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:03 pm

……First and goal. Give, KJ, will SCORRRRRREEEE!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:02 pm

…..2nd and 2. Screen, Davis will skate to the four!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:02 pm

….KJ will POWER to the 14!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:02 pm

…..2nd and 12. Stidham will fire to Cox, and he’s to the UCF 22 on the flare route!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:02 pm

Didn’t see that KJ in the SECCG.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:01 pm

…..Apparently not.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:01 pm

….And a flag?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:01 pm

…..1st and 10, Tigers on the move. Twins each side. Confusion on defense. KJ will fight, spin, and loses a yard.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:00 pm

Or that.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:00 pm

…..At the UCF 36!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:00 pm

……3rd and 7. Trips right. Stidham under the gun. Fires left, Slayton HAS it!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20183:00 pm

Slant for 15.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20183:00 pm

…..Nice pass breakup.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:59 pm

…..2nd and 7. KJ back in. Stidham will set, goes deep, and Slayton can’t get it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:59 pm

…..New set of downs, Martin gets 3 to the 35.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:59 pm

……Stidham will check down, stack to the left. Motion, give Martin, will fight to the 32!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:58 pm

…..Johnson goes to the sideline, on 2nd and 9.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:58 pm

…..Tigers go on offense. Wildcat, and KJ gets only a yard.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:56 pm

Time to assert ourselves.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:55 pm

…..That was a near thing on the false start. Just the slightest flinch.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:55 pm

…..Loudermilk launches a low one, fair caught at the 18.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:55 pm

…..And the punt team comes in!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:54 pm

…..UCF going. Two backs. False start!!!!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:54 pm

…..3rd and 5. Trips right. Milton will change his play. Will run again, fires, Roberts with the hit, and that’s going to be a bit short.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:53 pm

…..2nd and 8 at the UCF 44. Trips right. Empty set, Screen, only a couple more for Killins.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:52 pm

…..Killins up the gut, just two.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:52 pm

…..UCF goes on offense at their 25. Fake, quickout to the slot, caught to Snelson has 15

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:51 pm

…..Carlson will boot this one five yards deep, touchback.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:50 pm

…..So, apparently in the Big-12, it is ok to just spear a receiver in the endzone with the crown of the helmet.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:50 pm

…..Carlson is up and good on the PAT, and this one is tied! 13-all.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:49 pm

…..Calls. In bounds!!!! Touchdown, but no targeting.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:49 pm

…..We have 14:05 left in the 3rd quarter.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:48 pm

…..And… did Will Hasting go out of bounds on the route?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:47 pm

……We’re waiting on the review. Meanwhile, Auburn has cut the UCF lead to 13-12, pending the PAT.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:46 pm

…..If the call stands, that’s a huge blow for them.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:46 pm

A lot in those three plays or so really hurt UCF’s mojo.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:45 pm

……Targeting, and that’s their best cover guy, AND punt returner, and kick returner.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:45 pm

….And a flag? Might be targeting in the end zone.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:45 pm

Looks like several of them have changed into what look likes tennis shoes.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:45 pm

…..2nd and 10. Stidham, will fire, HASTINGS! TOUCHDOWN!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:44 pm

…..Auburn did not change shoes, doesn’t look like.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:44 pm

……Tigers with two backs, three wides. Stidham will give to KJ on the delay, noting on the edge.

friedca friedca January 1, 20182:44 pm

That’s a start

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:43 pm

…..Down to the UCF 26!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:43 pm

…..This boot is down to the Auburn 2. Igbingbinoghene, has room!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:42 pm

……Wright will tee up the football, for the second half kickoff. Igbinoghene and Martin deep.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:41 pm

…..Gus said that they challenged the team to “play some stinkin’ Auburn football!” in the second half.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:38 pm

…..I’m guessing practice shoes are different than gameday, show shoes. Only explanation I can think of that makes sense.

Zach Taylor Zach Taylor January 1, 20182:38 pm

All about the money boys!

Zach Taylor Zach Taylor January 1, 20182:38 pm

All about the money boys!

Zach Taylor Zach Taylor January 1, 20182:37 pm

What I would have given just to sit back and watch a dominating win.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20182:37 pm

Jonathan, not to mention we had time on the field THIS WEEK.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:35 pm

Shoes! What a gaffe!! We just played on this field… Malzhan getting out coached by a staff that split preparations with their new team.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:35 pm

…..If you had told me that Jarrett Stidham would be 16 of 21 passing for 140 yards, while Milton was just 3 of 17 for 30 yards, I’d have thought a big Auburn lead at the half.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20182:35 pm

Auburn Band sounded great. That’s really the bright spot so far.

uglyjoe January 1, 20182:34 pm

Same guy that picked out our shoes obviously picked out Tim tebow’s suit as well

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:33 pm

…..Update on scores. It’s now 19-3 Michigan, and Notre Dame leads LSU 3-0 at the half.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20182:31 pm

Great! Not only is UCF outplaying us but apparently the have a better equipment staff…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:31 pm

…..We definitely need Jeremiah Dinson back. Someone with the speed to spy that QB, and stop that scrambling.

Zach Taylor Zach Taylor January 1, 20182:30 pm

Defense hasn’t been set, cant call coverages and it cost 3 points.

Zach Taylor Zach Taylor January 1, 20182:30 pm

Can’t believe Malzahn took two timeouts into half while letting his defense get gashed.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:29 pm

…..War Eagle, Zach!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:29 pm

…..The SEC could be 1-6 in Bowl games by the time the playoff starts.

Zach Taylor Zach Taylor January 1, 20182:29 pm

Hi everyone. Been on twitter.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:29 pm

…..Rough day for the SEC. Heck, rough year. South Carolina is losing to Michigan, 16-3 more than halfway through the 3rd quarter. LSU and Notre Dame are scoreless, near the half.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:27 pm

…..The shoes are a big deal, in football. Auburn appears to be wearing cleats, but there is no dirt for those to stab into, and the turf just gives way. UCF appears to basically be wearing track shoes, and not cleats. They have a serious advantage, planting and cutting.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:25 pm

We should be able to beat a team this overmatched wearing rain boots. I wasn’t this pissed off about the LSU game. At least then you knew they were still LSU and had the talent, they just had to wake up. We should be wining every match up on the field, yet it’s like WE are scared.

friedca friedca January 1, 20182:21 pm

About what I expected from the first half. UCF is playing with a chip on their shoulder. The second half though I expect Auburn to get their heads on and end it. They don’t have the depth and we’ve already seen their defense looking winded. And yes, for the love of God I hope we have some different shoes somewhere.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:19 pm

…..Gotta change those shoes.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:19 pm

The only good thing about this game so far is ..nothing.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20182:19 pm

Knights don’t care

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:19 pm

…..and he nails it. At the half, UCF leads Auburn, 13-6. Tigers will receive, to start the second half.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:19 pm

…..Wright will attempt a 45 yard field goal.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:18 pm

…..No, timeout UCF.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:18 pm

….7 second left, and Auburn called time?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:17 pm

…..2nd and 10. Empty set. Milton will run, and gets another first down.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:17 pm

…….Clock running again, Milton fires over the middle, incomplete. Clock stops at 13.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:16 pm

…..1st and 10, with 27 seconds left in the half. Fires, caught by smith at the Auburn 40.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:16 pm

……2nd and 10. Milton will run, up to the 45. Picks up 15.

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20182:16 pm

Good thing is UCF stinks just as bad!!!!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:15 pm

…..Trips left for UCF. Milton will throw short and bounces it to Davis.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:15 pm

Tigerstripe FTW!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:15 pm

Did Herb Hand hit the Christmas sauce too hard? I have no explanation for this. SEC West champions OL are getting whipped at the point of attack by a team of 2 stars.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:15 pm

….Shoes again.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:14 pm

……Here’s Carlson to kick off. Bad plant, but into the end zone by a yard, and Hughes snakes out near the 30.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:14 pm

….The sad thing on that sack was that Will Hastings was uncovered on a quick drag. He had a huge amount of green grass ahead, too.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20182:14 pm

Good thing we are awesome at halftime adjustments

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:13 pm

…..With 45 seconds left in the half, the score is now UCF 10, Auburn 6.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:12 pm

……This boot is up, and GOOD!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:12 pm

….Carlson will attempt this from 46 yards.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:12 pm

He had no time to look, but if he flips that ball to KJ it’s 6 points.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:12 pm

Am I the only one smelling that?? Everyone should check the bottom of their shoes.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:12 pm

…..UCF calls time, with 50 seconds left.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20182:12 pm

Not picking up the blitz AT. ALL.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:11 pm

Absolute jailbreak.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:11 pm

…..Held the ball, and that might make the FG attempt difficult. Needed a hot route.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:11 pm

…..Blitz coming. Sacked.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:11 pm

…..3rd and 10 at the UCF 21. Gotta get points, here.

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20182:11 pm

We do have a running back right?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:10 pm

…..Twins each side. Stidham will take, and Overthrows Davis on the square-in.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:10 pm

…..Stops the clock with 1:02 left in the half.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:10 pm

…..Stidham will have it batted, incomplete.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:09 pm

Wow! That wasn’t fault of ours!?!!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:09 pm

…..Ball at the UCF 21 now, new set of downs for Auburn, trailing 10-3.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:09 pm

Frost not doing much arguing. Haha

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20182:09 pm

If they hold up the receiver then, yes, they can call it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:09 pm

….We have 1:06 left in the half, and defensive holding it is! First down!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:08 pm

…..I’m not sure they can call that, with the play behind the line of scrimmage.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:08 pm

….Defensive holding?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:08 pm

…..2nd and 10, with 1:12 left in the half. Double stacks. Fakes, screen to Stove, and a flag.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:07 pm

…..1st and 10 Tigers. Goes deep, contacted, and out of bounds. Good coverage, there.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:07 pm

Need at least 3 here. Can’t come away with nothing again.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:07 pm

……Here we go. Double bunch to either side. Fires, Davis wide open, down to the UCF 31!

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:07 pm

Lord knows we don’t want UCF to get the ball back before the half.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:06 pm

……Tigers will have 3rd and 4 at midfield.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:06 pm

Stidham does see the clock, right? How long does it take to line up and run the same play to a different side over and over?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:06 pm

…..Auburn has wasted over 4 minutes, being slow to get the snap off, this drive.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:05 pm

…..Timeout, called by Auburn, with 1:32 left in the half.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:05 pm

……2nd and 4. Here’s another play change. Screen to Davis, tripped for nothing.

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20182:05 pm

The only way to get OL going is to feed, feed, feed KJ

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:05 pm

……1st and 10 Tigers. KJ up the gut to midfield.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:04 pm

……Auburn using a lot of time, this drive. Twins each side again. Cox back in, Screen to Davis, out across the 40, a blitz-beating throw!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:04 pm

……New set of downs at the 29. Here is a quick screen, Davis is out to the 36.

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20182:03 pm

Feed it to KJ!!!!!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:03 pm

……Give KJ, will power close to the stake, should have it!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:03 pm

……Tigers with two backs. Cox in mostion. Rolls left, fires to Davis, down at the 24.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:02 pm

…..Stands as called! First down Auburn, at their 18.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20182:02 pm

We need to review the entire Auburn bowl prep.!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:02 pm

…..Of course, the yellow line on the TV is not official.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:01 pm

….On replay, that ball did go into the yellow zone.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:01 pm

Eeesh please don’t review.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:00 pm

…..Reviewing. Oh, well.

Tigerstripe Tigerstripe January 1, 20182:00 pm

No better since SECCG

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:00 pm

…..Will be close, got a generous spot.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:00 pm

……3rd and short. WIldcat, KJ slips, and does not make it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20182:00 pm

….Auburn shuffling on the line. Braden Smith was at right tackle, that series.

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20182:00 pm

Stidham telling all the players to keep their composure. Lol. Uh………

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20182:00 pm

Yeah, from what I’ve seen you can blame about 1/10 th of this pathetic effort on the shoes.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:59 pm

……2nd and 3. KJ on the give, and nothing.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:59 pm

……Tigers will start at the 8. Backs against the wall. Here is an empty set? Stidham fires to Cox to the 16.

wareagle3020 wareagle3020 January 1, 20181:59 pm

Change the shoes to yellow since that seems to be our color today with all the flags

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:58 pm

….Auburn flagged for holding on the punt return.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:58 pm

…..In comes Loudermilk to punt. Roberts will fair catch at the 16.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20181:57 pm

Auburn crowd finally starting to make some noise

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:57 pm

Dodged death bullet.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:57 pm

…..Whew, missed a wide open man.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:57 pm

…..3rd and 8 UCF. Milton will take and he’s going deep on the post, overthrown.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:56 pm

….2nd and 8. Fake, and Milton is rolling, fires deep, batted out by Roberts!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:56 pm

…..1st and 10 Knights. Give Anderson, only a couple.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:55 pm

Pathetic. Gus better do something quick to reverse the emotions of this game or he will face a media crucifixion after his smiling payday. And AU is left looking like chumps. Again.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:54 pm

…..Stidham has thrown 12 balls, and has been sacked 4 times in just a quarter and a half. Those are Clemson-like numbers. We HAVE to get those shoes swapped out!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:53 pm

……A bit better punt by Marshall, this time.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:53 pm

……No, they set up the return, and Hughes fair catches at midfield.

Jonathon Jonathon January 1, 20181:52 pm

Sloppy. Malzhan cementing the inability to not win anything of significance away from Auburn, AL.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:52 pm

….Rush coming, I think.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:52 pm

……Marshall will punt out of his own end zone, and the officials are holding things up.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:52 pm

…..Unnecessary roughness on Cox, late hit. Half the distance, and still 4th down.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20181:51 pm

3rd and 28 – let’s run it up the middle

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:51 pm

….Cox is fighting, and might get ejected.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:51 pm

….3rd and 28. Draw to KJ, and yet another flag.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20181:51 pm

Missed block / sorry playing

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:50 pm

……James that time, let the end just go, inside.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:50 pm

…..Shotgun for Stidham. Fake, and he has no time. Sacked.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:49 pm

….Tigers will face 2nd and 17 as Hill is up and walking off.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:49 pm

….Trysten Hill, having his right knee looked at.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:49 pm

…..And we have an injury stoppage for UCF.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:49 pm

…..Holding on Dunn, in the middle.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:48 pm

…..2nd and 7. KJ again, will push to the 34, but a flag.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:48 pm

…..New set of downs. Here’s KJ over the right, powers to the 30.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:47 pm

…..2nd and 8. Slant, Myers, rumbles to the 27!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:47 pm

…..Tigers with two backs at the ten. Here’s a give to KJ, and not much.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:46 pm

…..Footing. No one tackled Igbinoghene. And a block in the back call, too.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:46 pm

……Wright kicks it to the seven, Igbinoghene to the 25, and a flag.

wde1988 wde1988 January 1, 20181:45 pm

Obviously Acid took more trouble to prepare for this game than Auburn. Chip and Gus, what the heck over?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:45 pm

…..I keep watching the footwork. UCF has a huge traction advantage in this one.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:44 pm

We should be dominating both lines of scrimmage. Dominating. Instead we are getting pushed around and leaving this very one sided crowd in it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:43 pm

…..Had a missed tackle in the backfield on that scoring run. Auburn just has to get back to better fundamentals. Hold onto the ball, hold onto the opponents. Wrap up, and bring them down!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:42 pm

…..Here’s the PAT by Wright, and with 8:51 left in the half, UCF leads Auburn, 10-3.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:42 pm

Unreal.

Squeakywheel January 1, 20181:42 pm

thanks stidham

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:42 pm

….Touchdown UCF.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:41 pm

……Here is a checkdown. Milton will fake, and breaking tackles, and will sore easily.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:41 pm

……At the Auburn 21. UCF with a great opportunity. Milton up the gut, will crash to the 18.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:40 pm

….That was a mixup in the backfield, and Stidham never got control of the ball back.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:40 pm

……2nd and 4. Two backs. Fake, Stidham fumbles and UCF scoops it up, and finally pushed out at the 19 of Auburn. Ouch.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:39 pm

….KJ on the give, got about 6.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:39 pm

….Correction, the 50

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:39 pm

…..2nd and 6. Wildcat. Give to Stove, will break tackles! Stove up to the 40!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:38 pm

…….First down Tigers. Here’s a screen to Barrett, will fall at the 32.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:38 pm

…..First kickoff for Wright. Igbinoghene will take it at the five, bounces out to the 28.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:37 pm

…..Evidently, Auburn nickelback Jeremiah Dinson is out of the game, and Jordyn Peeters is playing there, now.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:34 pm

….With 11:11 left in the half, UCF and Auburn are tied, 3-3.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:34 pm

……Wright in for a 33 yard attempt. It is good, down the middle.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:34 pm

…..In comes the field goal unit.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:33 pm

…..Brings up 3rd and 12. Trips right. Changing the play. Milton will fake, and he’s flushed, throws it away again!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:33 pm

…..2nd and 10. Trips left, give and Anderson won’t get back to the line!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:32 pm

Fake, will heave it out of bounds.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:32 pm

….To the Auburn 14.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:32 pm

…..Trips left, keeper, and will get a ton of yards.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:31 pm

…..UCF has a crucial 3rd down play ahead. They have managed just 41 yards on the day.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:31 pm

…..I say UCF was lucky not to get called for grounding. Milton deliberately just threw that ball to the ground.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:30 pm

….Some boo-birds on that no-call, but they can just live with it. They play faked to Killins, and then it’s perfectly legal to tackle him.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:29 pm

….3rd and 10. And UCF calls time.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:28 pm

…..No foul. Wow.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:28 pm

……That HAS to grounding, right?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:27 pm

……2nd and 10. Milton will fake. Throws it into the ground, flag?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:27 pm

…..1st and 10, UCF on the move. Fake, will fire over everybody.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:26 pm

……2nd and 4. Fake, will fire right, to the 38 to Nelson.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:26 pm

…..New set of downs at the UCF 48. Give Killins, will cut back to the Auburn 45.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:26 pm

…..Brings up 3rd and 7. Milton will take off, has an easy first down.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:25 pm

…..3rd and 2, and they jump!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:25 pm

…..2nd and 5. Killins up the gut, maybe two.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:24 pm

…..1st and 10 UCF, will give to Killins, breaks a tackle, to the 42.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:24 pm

…..LSU and Notre Dame are scoreless, midway through the first quarter in the Citrus.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20181:23 pm

That was a long one on any surface but when you can’t plant the foot…. well.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:23 pm

…..South Carolina has finally managed a field goal, and trails Michigan 6-3, with about 5 minutes left in the half at the Outback.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:22 pm

…..Needed a lot of leg for that one, didn’t get it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:22 pm

…..Shoes. He could not plant authoritatively.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:22 pm

…..Here is Carlson, up and missed just right.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:21 pm

…..Carlson comes in, and this will be a 53 yard attempt.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:21 pm

…..3rd and 24. Empty set, KJ back in. Stidham screen to Davis, nowhere near the first.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20181:20 pm

Hoping they brought other shoes and can change at halftime. If not, then yes, there is an issue.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:19 pm

Well, no excuse there. They didn’t change the turf since the the UGA game. Better figure it out because our next game will be played on the same surface too.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:19 pm

…..Auburn offensive line is on skates, thus far. Meanwhile, UCF and dig in and just push them back.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:18 pm

…..I’m going to be seriously hacked off, if Auburn loses this game because we have an equipment supplier who doesn’t know what to use on artificial turf.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:18 pm

….End of the first, with Auburn leading UCF 3-0.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:17 pm

…..No one can get footing, not blockers, not quarterbacks, nor backs.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:17 pm

Seriously, how is our OL getting pushed around by a bad AAC defense?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:17 pm

…These Under Armor shoes are terrible.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:17 pm

…..2nd and 14. Under center, fake, more slipping, and a sack.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:16 pm

….At the UCF 26, new set of downs. Here’s KJ, hit in the backfield, and down he goes.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:16 pm

….McClain scoops it out! First down!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:15 pm

…..Brings up 3rd and 9. Stidham takes, and has time, Fires low…

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:15 pm

Line is looking like they have regressed back to Clemson…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:15 pm

……2nd and 11. Pressure, will run, Golson lit up again on the speed rush.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:14 pm

…..More shoe problems.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:14 pm

…..1st and 10. Keeper, and loses yardage.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:14 pm

…..3rd and 17. Twins either side. Time. Fires, caught by Slayton, has the first! To the UCF 37!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:13 pm

…..Golson playing left tackle, and has had a tough game, thus far.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:13 pm

That a way to up your draft stock.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:13 pm

…..3rd and 12. In the gun. And Golson jumps eaerly.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:13 pm

…..An unassisted sack.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:12 pm

….2nd and 7. Bunch set, under center. Fake, will just fall down, untouched.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20181:12 pm

Looks like Tigers have the attendance advantage but UCF making way more noise.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:12 pm

…..New set of downs. KJ over the left, to the 49.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:12 pm

……Give KJ, breaks loose! He’s up to the 46!

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:11 pm

No way KJ is 100% as he said and been this little of the early game plan.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:11 pm

…..3rd and a yard. Huddle, under center. GIVE KJ, bounces outside, and will get to the 32!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:11 pm

……2nd and 6. Stidham will roll left, and fires to Slayton on the sideline for 5.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:10 pm

….Give to Martin, will slice out to the 23.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:10 pm

…..Tigers have Kam Martin in the game.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20181:10 pm

Man, this painful to watch so far

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:10 pm

….UCF has 3 rushing yards so far, Auburn has just 4.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:09 pm

….Milton is just 1 of 7 passing, and lost a snap.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:08 pm

…..Auburn defense is making some plays, thus far.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:07 pm

….That is a 56 yard net, on that punt.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:07 pm

Ouch.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:07 pm

…..All the way back to the 19.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:07 pm

…..Loudermilk will boom it, Roberts drops it, got it back, and will lose a bunch of yardage.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:07 pm

……In comes the punt team for UCF.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:06 pm

UCF QB is scared of the rush speed.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:06 pm

…..3rd and 5. Empty again. fires right, and ripped out by Dinson!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:06 pm

…..2nd and 5. Empty set. Milton will fire over the slot receiver, who was wide open.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:05 pm

…..1st and 10 UCF. Twins either side. Quick hitch, and out of bounds at the 25.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:04 pm

…..Well below his average of 34 yards on the season.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:04 pm

…..Here’s Carlson to kick off. Short to the 3. Hughes on the cutback, and pounded down at the 20.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:03 pm

…..Looks like some chilly parade goers!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:02 pm

…..What was good that series is that the fumbled snap flipped field position, and Auburn got points out of it, to boot.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:01 pm

…..Interesting play call on third and 4. An extra blocker all year, Auburn tried to sneak Tucker Brown out to the corner, for a throwback pass. Didn’t work. He was double covered, and there was no room to run, either.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:00 pm

….From 25 yard, it is up and good! With 7:01 left in the first quarter, Auburn takes a 3-0 lead.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:00 pm

….In comes Carlson for a chip shot.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 20181:00 pm

…..No one open.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 20181:00 pm

Wow, I did not expect to see much out of UCFs defense, but they are playing very sound so far.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:59 pm

…..Huddle, under center. Motion. Fake, rolling, and throws it away.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:59 pm

…..Brings up 3rd and 4. No turnover, please?

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:59 pm

…..2nd and 7 at the 11 of UCF. Give on the sweep, Stove, will crash down to the 8.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:58 pm

…..New set of downs. Stidham will give to KJ, breaking tacckles, got about 3.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:58 pm

…..2nd and 7. Four wides. To throw. Flushed, will fire to Slayton, close to the stake on the reach!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:57 pm

…..First and ten, KJ up the gut for three.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:57 pm

….Nate Craig Myers, to the 25!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:57 pm

……3rd and 10. Man coverage. Running around. Will fire, CAUGHT!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:56 pm

…..Tigers had 3 blockers out there, and blocked no one.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:56 pm

…..2nd and 8. Screen, losing yardage on the quick screen to Davis.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:55 pm

……1st and 10 Tigers. KJ on the give, not much.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:55 pm

…..AUubrn HAS IT at midfield!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:54 pm

…..2nd and 10 UCF. Here’s Milton dropping the snap!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:54 pm

…..Make it the 40. Screen, and Anderson dropped it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:54 pm

…..New set of downs at the Auburn 39.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:53 pm

…..3rd and 4 for UCF. Wholesale substitution. Empty set. Flushed, and got the first down, barely. Lost the edge.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:52 pm

…..Trips into the boundary. Checking off on 2nd and 6. Give Killins, only a couple, met hard!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:52 pm

…..Milton awaits in the gun for UCF. Give to killins, got about 5.

Squeakywheel January 1, 201812:50 pm

Looking rusty and not prepared

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:50 pm

…..End of the first in the Outback. Michigan leads South Carolina 6-0.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 201812:49 pm

Was thinking the same thing, Acid.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:49 pm

…..35 yards. Auburn did not give Kerryon the ball even once. That’s a bad sign.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:48 pm

….Aiden Marshall in to punt. Hughes deep. Low punt, only up to midfield.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 201812:48 pm

That looked super rusty…

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:48 pm

……2 wides each side, Will throw a tunnel screen, bad throw.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:47 pm

…..3rd and very long.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 201812:47 pm

I mean, all things considered, yes I can believe AU fans lack of attendance and I understand. Just got back from ATL and not being in the playoffs being a disappointment.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:47 pm

….2nd and 17. Screen to Stove, not much.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:47 pm

…..Delayed blitz, no one picked it up.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:46 pm

….Tigers with a power set. Fake, will be sacked.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:46 pm

…..53 yards, probably half on the roll.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:46 pm

…..This time, Loudermilk will punt it, and Roberts lets it hit, rolls to the 22.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:45 pm

……The line of scrimmage will be the UCF 25.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 201812:45 pm

Can’t belive how poorly AU is represented in the stands. Need to take this crowd out of it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:45 pm

…..They will get Auburn for running into the kicker, and will they re-kick? Looks like it.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:44 pm

…..Backed up to the 20, now. Loudermilk is at the five. The punt is out of there, barely, Roberts, will slide right, up to the 43, and a flag.

AUNation AUNation January 1, 201812:44 pm

Big first stop for momentum.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:44 pm

…..Loudermilk will line up for the punt, and false start!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:43 pm

….Jamel Dean with the swat-down, UCF will have to punt.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:43 pm

…..3rd and 10, possession play. Motion across. Time. BaTTED AWAY!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:42 pm

…..2nd and 10. Empty set. Changing the play. Auburn showing press, will fire on an out, and dropped again!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:42 pm

…..UCF opens in the gun. Fake, screen, dropped.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:41 pm

…..UCF will start at the 25.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:41 pm

…..Daniel Carlson will take a run on it, and booms it deep. 8 yards deep, touchback.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:40 pm

…..Ane we are about ready to go.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:40 pm

…..Tigers will have to watch this one. UCF is dangerous on kick returns. Here’s hoping for another Carlson touchback.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:39 pm

…..And UCF has won the toss, and will receive.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:37 pm

…..Getting ready for the coin toss.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:37 pm

…..Here come the Tigers!

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:34 pm

…..Meechigan converts the muffed punt for a field goal, and leads South Carolina 3-0 in the first quarter of the Outback Bowl.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:32 pm

…..A brief shot of the inside of the stadium, in Atlanta. Looks like 70 percent UCF fans in the stands.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:31 pm

…..Looks like things are running a little late, in Atlanta. The 12:30 PM supposed kickoff time has come and gone.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:28 pm

…..Messy game in Tampa, and still scoreless midway through the first quarter. USCe just muffed a punt, and gave the Wolverines the ball on the wrong side of the field.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:14 pm

…..Looks like in warmups, Auburn will go with Javaris Davis at boundary corner, and Jamel Dean on the field side.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:06 pm

…..A Muschamp blitz already has a shaky Wolverine on the ground on a 3rd down sack. Meechigan will have to punt.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201812:05 pm

…..And a day of bowls is underway! South Carolina and Michigan have kicked off, in the Outback Bowl in Tampa.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 201812:01 pm

UCF crowd loud already

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201811:58 am

…..As noted yesterday in various outlets, starting Auburn cornerback, All-SEC junior Carlton Davis will not play, today, due to illness.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201811:57 am

…..We will get a chance today, to see how the Big-12 officiates things. The refs for this Peach Bowl are from the Big-12.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 201811:42 am

We talked about that but, of course, no real info was shared

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201811:34 am

…..President Leath has some big decisions ahead, most notably who will replace Jay Jacobs as the athletic director.

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 201811:30 am

Was able to have a few words with President Leath – seems like a nice enough fellow.

Acid Reign Acid Reign January 1, 201811:08 am

…..And we are live! Thanks so much for the live pictures from Mercedes Benz Stadium, ATL_AU_FAN. I’m going to try to add them to this post below, in the comments…

ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN January 1, 20187:11 am

Yes, it was definitely a Falcon yesterday and has now transformed into an Eagle… Where is the fun in not being able to pretend? We will be at the game so probably cannot comment very much. Hoping to hook up with AUT, wpleagle, and mvhcpa prior to the game. Let’s hope the Tigers show up!! WAR EAGLE!!

10 Comments

  1. meathead530 says:

    I’m hoping the tigers embarrass the knights this morning.

  2. AUTigerinBR says:

    Hey Acid, do you have some black eyed peas on to simmer? Hoping we don’t need them for luck today. Happy New Year and War Eagle!

  3. Acid Reign Acid Reign says:

    …..I simmered black eyed peas yesterday. Publix had fresh ones!

  4. Acid Reign Acid Reign says:

    …..From our correspondent ATL_AU_FAN, who is on hand in the stadium for this game…

  5. ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN says:

    Having access to the field to take the photos shown above was cool. No idea why TUF provided us with club level seats. We were in the 300 level for the SECCG.
    Thank you, Acid, for handling the posting of the pics.
    But, without question, the best part of the day was being able to meet up with fellow TET staff members AubTigerman, wpleagle, and mvhcpa!

  6. ATL_AU_FAN ATL_AU_FAN says:

    I think KJ and KP both declare. I don’t think KP will still be in school and KJ probably won’t come back unless his draft prospect is really low. As for Stidham, I think he will be back. The Seniors are obviously gone but will see about the remainder. I think all the Juniors with be back with potentially the exceptions of Jeff Holland and Carlton Davis. But, obviously, I would LOVE to have those two back also.

    • Acid Reign Acid Reign says:

      …..Not really sure. KJ needs to show the pro scouts he can endure a 16-game grind plus exibitions. Pettway… if AUC is to be believed, he’s done at Auburn. However, he’s a likely free agent pick, I’ve heard.

      …..Carlton Davis would be a high draft pick. We’ll really miss him. I’d have to go, in his situation. Holland, I don’t know. I think he could really help himself, by coming back. The coaches really took away what Holland does best, this game. He attacks the quarterback.

  7. Acid Reign Acid Reign says:

    …..We have had fun meeting up on A-Day in the past, and the occasional basketball game back in the previous era. I botched our last year A-day hookup. I waited till the stadium was about to open, and went in by myself. I didn’t have a phone, so no one could contact me. I’m going to have to do things differently, next spring.