Speculation runs rampant for any football program, this time of year. Typically, every question has been asked and fans wait to see the answers during their respective spring games. However, spring games have a tendency to provide fans some surprises. Here are three bold predictions that most fans won't see coming from Auburn's spring game.
We will see a lot of young players running around, I'm figuring!(Photo by Acid Reign) Each year I do this sort of post before A-Day, and each year the questions tend to be pretty similar. I'll be in Jordan-Hare Stadium again Saturday, with a camera in one hand and a roster in the other. The game kicks off at 1:00 P... Read Full Story
Since moving to the leadoff spot in the lineup, Auburn catcher Carlee Wallace has been hitting for a .514 on-base percentage. In the Tigers' win over Georgia Saturday she was 4-for-4 when leading off an inning and was 9 of 15 for the series. For her performance in the Tigers' sweeping of the Bulldogs, Carlee has been named the S... Read Full Story
Auburn softball continues to pile up records and program firsts. Auburn is building some terrific momentum, despite dropping the series against Florida two games to one. Over the weekend, the Tigers swept the Georgia Bulldogs in Athens, which is a first for the softball programKendall Veach continues to be the offensive catalyst... Read Full Story
Standing at the plate in the bottom of the ninth, trailing No. 6 South Carolina 5–3 with two outs and two on, Auburn pinch hitter Conor Davis smashed a 2–1 pitch over the green monster in left field to give No. 17 Auburn a victory over the Gamecocks. The sellout crowd went crazy as the Auburn bench poured out of the dugout... Read Full Story
The Tigers are working hard (Photo by Acid Reign) War Eagle, everybody! Spring proceeds apace in Auburn, and football practice continues. We are just a little over a week away from A-Day, and expectations are high for the coming season. It has been an interesting week for Auburn sports overall, as well. Today, I'll... Read Full Story
Auburn traveled to Gainesville to take on the number-one team in college softball. Though Auburn has won SEC championships and been in the WCWS finals two years running, the Gators have been the team that Auburn can not seem to conquer. Read how the Tigers barely avoided a sweep but managed to bring coach Clint Myers his 1,500th win.
Despite low expectations from preseason pundits, the Auburn baseball team has been on a tear this spring. Auburn (21–6), now ranked 17th nationally, has won 11 of its last 12 games and is in first place in the SEC. And to top it off, last night the Tigers defeated Alabama 4–3 in the ninth annual MAX Capital City Classic ... Read Full Story
Following Saturday's scrimmage, few players received more accolades than true freshman Malik Willis. This came as a surprise to those who expected Willis to be the odd man out in the three-man QB competition.
Spring practice has to be tough on Auburn's incumbent starting quarterback, Sean White. The redshirt junior has had a well publicized up-and-down career on the Plains. After battling and winning the starting role in 2015, he injured his knee against Arkansas. He bounced back and was having a great 2016 season, and some even star... Read Full Story
It was a year ago that Alabama was replacing yet another national-championship-winning quarterback. In play were three serious contenders not named Jalen Hurts. Everyone knows what happened with Hurts as Alabama's quarterback, but few remember how he seemed to just hang around during competition. Auburn has a similar situation brewing. Read more!
Spring practice resumes, and the future becomes less murky (Photo by Acid Reign) War Eagle, everybody! It's been quite the week at Auburn. While the football team took a break, the Tigers proceeded to take care of top opponents in both baseball and softball. I marvel at it all. It seems that for much of the past de... Read Full Story
Ever since I wrote about my concerns regarding midweek baseball games, Auburn has begun to ease those worries. The Tigers went on the road on Tuesday night to face an always dangerous Georgia Tech team and came out on top, 7–4.Tuesday night's victory marked Auburn's eighth consecutive win coming off of its weekend sweep again... Read Full Story
The Tigers won another invitational, but it was Kaylee Carlson that generated the fireworks as the senior pitched the first no hitter in Auburn history. In addition, Kasey Cooper became only the second player in SEC history to have 250 hits and RBIs. Up next are the Florida Gators in one of the best matchups of the season.
“Nobody can take that moment from me ... Those are those little moments I take that I don’t need a penny for.” That's the way Auburn baseball coach Butch Thompson felt after watching his team charge the field following opening SEC play with a sweep of No. 5 Florida. The Auburn skipper had reason to be excited. It was ... Read Full Story
Could the Tigers shut down a Heisman Winner? War Eagle, everybody! It's spring break on the Plains, as the campus has emptied of students, and a much awaited rest ensues. With no news from the football side of things, I'll kick back and indulge in a little nostalgia for today. A little over six years ago, we were w... Read Full Story
Auburn baseball... pitched its second straight shutout on Tuesday night by beating UAB, 4–0. Three pitchers—Andrew Mitchell, Gabe Klobosits and Ryan Watson—contributed to the shutout with Klobosits getting the bulk of the day's work. Pitching six innings, allowing six hits (four of which never left the infield) and no ru... Read Full Story
Auburn infielder Haley Fagan has been named the SEC Player of the Week. The league office made the announcement today. The senior is the first Auburn player to receive the weekly honor this season. In four games last week, the shortstop hit .714 with runners in scoring position and .625 with runners on base. She was 10 of 14 a... Read Full Story
It's been eleven anxious days for the Auburn women's basketball team since exiting the SEC Tournament in the second round. After losing to Georgia, the Tigers were one of the teams on the bubble for making the NCAA Tourney. Last evening the ladies got the news they have been waiting for —they were awarded their second straight... Read Full Story
Auburn baseball's chances at playing in the post season improved on Sunday when Davis Daniel pitched a three-hit game to defeat Presbyterian. The righthander came to Auburn as one of the top recruits in the state of Alabama. However, he struggled in his first four games and brought a 6.75 ERA to the mound yesterday. But the fres... Read Full Story