Auburn's football team went 13-0, finished No. 2 in the nation, and had four 1st Round NFL Draft picks in 2004. Yet the Tigers were denied the chance to play for the national championship. Instead Oklahoma was pitted against USC, and the Sooners were promptly blown out 55-19 by the Trojans.Many thought Auburn would have been a b... Read Full Story
The bloodletting has begun. The SEC West has started to play each other in earnest, and the teams currently at the top raise huge questions about the validity of nearly every preseason poll and pundit on the Internet, just like last year when they overlooked Auburn. The two Mississippi teams are now both bowl eligible and undefeated and looking stronger every week. Either this is an unexpected-once-in-a-lifetime occurrence (you know, just like last year), or perhaps those preseason polls and reports aren't worth the ether they're printed on?
Will the real Auburn football team please stand up? Whether you lay blame on Auburn, the referees or rightfully give credit to Mississippi St., Saturday’s loss in Starkville raises serious questions moving forward.While the events of the weekend don’t signal the end of the road for this team, any hope of making the playoff s... Read Full Story
Grading Auburn's disappointing 38-23 loss to Mississippi State. It was a matchup of heavyweight, Top 5 teams, but the Tigers failed to live up to that billing. Both teams uncharacteristically committed 4 turnovers. The difference in this game was ...
Davis Wade Stadium on a gray day.Auburn vs. Mississippi State, Open Thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.) War Eagle, everybody! It's gameday once again in October. This afternoon, the Auburn Tigers will take on the number three ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs in Starkville. This is the SEC game of the week, and it will be tele... Read Full Story
This week the Auburn Tigers’ game against Mississippi State is the CBS Game of the Week. The game features dueling Heisman quarterback contenders Nick Marshall (Auburn) and Dak Prescott ( Miss State).In a game of unbeatens, the No.3 Bulldogs host the No. 2 Tigers in a Top 5 showdown in Starkville. You can bet it will be a high... Read Full Story
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.That guy. The linchpin to your offense, the key to every victory, the most deserving of every accolade ever give... Read Full Story
THE HEAVYWEIGHTSAuburn:Vegas odds to win championship - 13/2I'll admit, I did not see last week coming -- I entered Jordan-Hare half-expecting a loss to our Louisiana foes for yet another year. There was a side of me that was fairly confident, and why shouldn't I have been? But in the back of my mind, I had known that the Gus ... Read Full Story
With both Mississippi State and Auburn ranked in the top 5, folks are calling this the biggest game in Davis Wade Stadium history. There's no doubt the game will be a tough matchup on the road for Auburn, one of 5 difficult road games this season. Auburn has already survived Kansas State in Manhattan. After this Bulldog tilt, Auburn has ...
Before the 2014 college football season began most pundits predicted that Auburn's offense would once again be one of the best in the nation. After all the Tigers were returning most of the offense that had led the nation in rushing in 2013 (with 328 yards per game), including a Heisman candidate at quarterback.And thus far - th... Read Full Story
Many Auburn fans wondered during the preseason what the kicking game would be like without the services of Steven Clark and Cody Parkey. Five games into the 2014 season we have our answer.Freshman Daniel Carlson has been honored by the SEC with a player of the Week Award for the second time this year. He was named Tuesday as the... Read Full Story
The headline of the weekend was the seismic shift in the SEC landscape to the state of Mississippi. But the real story may be what’s happening here at home. Has Auburn taken the mantle from Alabama as top program in the state?Despite Auburn’s last second win in the Iron Bowl and its near miss in Pasadena, conventional wisdom... Read Full Story
Nick Marshall runs wild!(USA Today photo/Shanna Lockwood.) War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's lopsided 41-7 beating of the LSU Tigers. This primetime matchup was billed as heavyweight division bout with title implications for both teams. Instead, Auburn dominated the game and sent L... Read Full Story
Week six was a tough one for TET readers as the average score was well below 50% of the 19 games on the slate. JandOWarEagle continued his/her domination by winning for the third time this season with 13 points. Five players tied for second with 11 points and both SEC teams from Mississippi tied for third. Wait. That's the AP p... Read Full Story
It's the first Saturday of October, and a battle of SEC heavyweights is on tap tonight! The Auburn Tigers take on the Tigers of LSU, in Jordan-Hare Stadium at 6:00 PM Central Time. This one is the ESPN headliner, and the nation will be watching. As always, feel free to participate and enjoy this Open Thread. We'll be here before kickoff, with last minute information and encouragement. We're looking forward to a Saturday night primetime edition of the Auburn Tigers. War Eagle, and beat LSU!
It's hard to believe that we are a third of the way through the 2014 college football season. For many schools, week six marks the beginning of the tough part of the schedule. And no school in the nation has a tougher road to hoe than Auburn University.As Acid Reign pointed out in his Thursday preview of the LSU game, "Of Auburn... Read Full Story
Games within the Auburn-LSU series can typically be split into one of two categories -- a blowout, or an instant classic. This matchup between the two Tigers has decided the winner of the SEC West on more occasions than any of Auburn's other annual opponents. Let's take a look back at some of the key games that have made "The ... Read Full Story
Week 5 results are in and it looks like jandowareagl is the current leader. We only have 19 games to pick for this week but what a weekend of college football is on tap. The SEC gets into the meat of the schedule beginning Saturday morning with Texas A&M and Mississippi State. and it only gets more challenging from here on o... Read Full Story