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The Tigers Invade Manhattan (preview of Auburn – Kansas State).

By on September 18th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
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A preview of Thursday night matchup between No. 5 Auburn Tigers and Kansas State. It will be Auburn's first serious test of the 2014 season. The Wildcats are 2-0, and ranked 20th in the AP Top 25. The Tigers will have their hands full with a tough K-State team, and a raucous record-setting crowd expected for this one.

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Sammie Coates Healthy – Set to Burn Defenses Again

By on September 17th, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
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Story about how Auburn will test opposing defenses with Sammie Coates and Duke Williams, two of the best Wide Receivers in college football.

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The Dirty Dozen – Week 3

By on September 16th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »
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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.

If you've been following this series, you'll know how this works, but if you're seeing this for the first time I give a rating for each game based on the table below. I'll also conduct an analysis of that team's Efficiency Rating as the season progresses and present to you my comments about the matchups:

!!! – Best game of the week
!! – Surprisingly good
! – Average to good
? – Why would I watch this?
?? – Who would watch this?
??? – What the hell is this?

ER = Efficiency Rating (see the latest Cafe Malzahn updated numbers)

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Auburn Gets Little Attention From National Media

By on September 15th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
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Apparently the national media has been underwhelmed with Auburn’s performance so far this season. Sure they remain among the nation’s top five, but you’d be hard pressed to find anyone outside of the Alabama footprint talking about them.

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College Football TV Viewing Guide for Third Week of 2014 Season

By on September 12th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
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While there isn't many headliner games being played over the weekend, there is one game taking place in the Palmetto State Saturday that should be worth watching. Before the season began everyone thought it would be the de-facto SEC East Championship game.
For your convenience we have listed the weekend's TV broadcast schedule for all games this weekend and that game in South Carolina ...

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Bye Week Musings (Week 3)

By on September 12th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 11 Comments »
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Happy Friday, fellow Barners. On a bye week edition of some weekly musings of mine, I take a look at some required fixing on both sides of the ball for the Tigers, my take on a top SEC matchup this week, a fun look at the newest Auburn uniform concept, Penn State's recent lifted probation, and much more. Take a look!

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Week Two Takeaways.

By on September 11th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
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Acid Reign takes a look at Auburn and college football after the first two weeks of the season. He says the Malzhan offense has kept on truckin’, and is averaging 544 yards per game. And that’s considering that both contests were out of hand in the 4th quarter, where a lot of backups played ...

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No.18 Auburn Soccer Team Off to Fast Start

By on September 10th, 2014 in Other Sports Comment »
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The Auburn soccer Team is off to a great start in the 2014 season. The Tigers are undefeated with a 5-1-0 overall record after last weekends wins in Oxford, Mississippi at the Rebel Classic. The Tigers fast start has landed them in the Top 25 rankings. The NSCAA/Continental Tire Poll has Auburn ranked at No.18 in the nation.

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The Prognostication Stipulation (week two)

By on September 10th, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
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Predictions for the Top 25 match-ups for the third week of the 2014 season with particular emphasis on future/past Auburn opponents and what it means in the Tiger’s quest to repeat as SEC Champions.

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TET Pick Em Results Week Two

By on September 9th, 2014 in Football Comment »
College+Pickem+300x250+Creative Hey, it's still not too late to join up. As in previous years, we drop your worst two weeks' worth of scores and we've only completed two weeks into the season so far. You could get in now and still be on par with those who started the season with us. Go ahead and join in the fun by clicking here.Week two saw the biggest bunch o... Read Full Story

The Dirty Dozen – Week 2

By on September 9th, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
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These are the weeks that drive statisticians crazy. Early September blowouts over unranked and undersized teams from lesser conferences always skew the early numbers drastically, mathematically obscuring some errors which are glaringly obvious to the viewer, but often aren't evident in the numbers until ...

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Hottest Start Ever for Auburn?

By on September 8th, 2014 in Football 18 Comments »
nick marshall Call it nitpicking. After rolling up 544 yards of total offense Saturday night against San Jose St., it should be hard to find problems with Auburn’s automated offense. There has never been a statistically better start to a season for the Tigers. Yet things felt off in some ways against the Spartans. After being told repeated... Read Full Story

Tigers Swamp the Spartans! (grading Auburn’s win over San Jose.)

By on September 7th, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
SJS Crush      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report, on Auburn's 59-13 win over San Jose State. After a few early slip ups, the Tigers ran out to a big halftime lead, and coasted to the win while playing lots of backups. It was good to see lots of players in the game, and the Tigers will have some things to wo... Read Full Story

Spank the Spartans!

By on September 6th, 2014 in Football 21 Comments »
SDSU Preview San Jose State does not fear the big boys!Auburn vs. San Jose State, Open Thread.      War Eagle, everybody! Today headlines Week Two of the 2014 college football season. This evening, the Auburn Tigers host the San Jose State Spartans. This one will be televised on ESPN-2, and it kicks off at 6:00 PM Central Time. The Spar... Read Full Story

College Football TV Viewing Guide for Saturday 9-6-14

By on September 5th, 2014 in Football, News 8 Comments »
13408616-mmmain- Tigers Take the field War Eagle folks! It's the second weekend of the 2014 College Football season. Below we have the broadcast schedule of all games leading up to and after Auburn’s 6 p.m. kickoff against San Jose State. Game times are Central Standard and all SEC games as well as those involving top 25 teams are underlined. Games on ESPN/ABC can... Read Full Story

SEC Power Rankings: Week 1

By on September 5th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
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A look at the South Eastern Conference power rankings after week one - from top to bottom. Where do the Auburn Tigers rank?

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Track Em Tigers (Second Week) Pick’em Contest

By on September 4th, 2014 in Football 2 Comments »
College+Pickem+300x250+Creative Hey, don’t let the “Week Two” above scare you off. There’s still time to get in on our annual Pick 'em contest sponsored by Yahoo. Since we throw out your worst two weeks of scores, you could still get in and be competitive with everyone else.First, you’ll need a Yahoo email address if you don’t have one. Get signed ... Read Full Story

A September Evening Outing (preview of Auburn – San Jose State)

By on September 4th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Sunset Cupcake      War Eagle, everybody! Week two of college football is here, and this week Auburn takes on the San Jose State Spartans. It's a 6:00 PM Central Time kickoff at Jordan Hare Stadium, and it will be televised on ESPN-2. I think most Auburn fans are looking forward to getting to see a lot of the younger players see action in ... Read Full Story

Auburn Will Need Play Makers on Defense to Defend SEC Championship

By on September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
15742371-mmmain “It was a big momentum swing. That’s a huge swing not only in the points, but it really hits you in the stomach. It really takes a lot of energy out of the sidelines.” That's the way Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema described what he considered to be the key play in the Razorbacks loss to No. 5 Auburn. With 3:30 to go in the ... Read Full Story