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AU Men and Women’s Basketball Teams Win Openers (Bruce Pearl Gets 1st W)

By on November 15th, 2014 in Basketball Comment »
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The Auburn Men's and Women's Basketball teams won their opening season games last night in the Auburn Arena. While the women beat Troy 71-54 behind the play of Tra’Cee Tanner, who had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, the men gave Bruce Pearl his first win as the Tigers' new Head Coach, defeating Milwaukee 83-73. “We really wanted to get that ‘W’ for him,” said senior KT Harrell ...



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College Football TV Schedule for Saturday 11-15-14

By on November 14th, 2014 in Football Comment »
auburn-vs.-georgia The Auburn - Georgia game is ESPN's headliner this week. The Deep South's Oldest Rivalry is hardly ever anything but exciting. There have been so many thrilling and dramatic games over the 121-year history of the series. This year, fans can expect the 2014 edition to be a shootout between two potent offenses. Auburn has the No.1... Read Full Story

The Dirty Dozen – 11 – Hard to be Happy Edition

By on November 14th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
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After eleven weeks, the numbers aren't changing all that much. Most teams have played a fair cross section of both divisions, out of conference teams of various ability and some key interdivision rivals and they all point to the same key facts: Auburn's offense has been the best in the league and, while heavily maligned, the Tiger defense has been moderate to good. The combination of those two factors place the Tigers solidly in ...

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“Cody (not) at the Tee” (with apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer)

By on November 14th, 2014 in Football, football, Memories 2 Comments »
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(Author's note: Due to my ridiculous case of writer's block, I am repeating my "magnum opus" from last year--I hope the end result of the game is the same this year, minus the heart attack! MVH)

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A Glimmer of Hope

By on November 14th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 5 Comments »
USA Today Sitting in my grandfather’s house last weekend, even following the blocked field goal, I allowed myself to hold a glimmer of hope. We had been in this position before, so I figured it’s only natural that we would do it again. Auburn controlled its own path to the playoff. Win out, and they were in – guaranteed. That’s wh... Read Full Story

Tigers Travel to Athens this Week (preview of Auburn – Georgia)

By on November 13th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! It's Georgia week, home of the Deep South's oldest rivalry. The Tigers return to east Georgia for a big game with the Bulldogs. Both teams are 7-2, still in play for division titles, and can ill afford to lose again. This game will be ...

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Auburn vs. Georgia – The Granddaddy of SEC Football

By on November 12th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
SEC-Football-Week-12-Must-Watch-Game Forty years before the Southeastern Conference was formed, two of its founding members played the first ever football game in the deep south when Auburn met Georgia in Atlanta's Piedmont Park on Feb. 20, 1892. Every year since, the Tigers and Bulldogs have played this game (with the exception of World Wars) and, with an all-time... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Pick ‘em Results for Week 11

By on November 12th, 2014 in Football Comment »
College+Pickem+300x250+Creative After the 11th week of TET's Pick 'em contest, Jandowareagle is still on top of our leader board with a cumulative total of 115 points. He/she is followed by AUinATX in second place with AuburnMisfit, Tigerstripe, and dzer13 completing the Top five.  The rest of the Top 25 is listed below.If you haven't made your picks for week... Read Full Story

Auburn Looks for Answers Heading to Amen Corner

By on November 10th, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
Auburn - AM Maybe we were just kidding ourselves all along. Who really believed that a team who gave up nearly 1,500 yards of offense in the past three games had a shot at a national championship?Fans and pundits can throw around luck and karma all they want. Auburn lost Saturday night because they allowed a freshman quarterback in his seco... Read Full Story

Tigers Dribble One Away (Grading Auburn’s loss to Texas A&M)

By on November 9th, 2014 in Football 24 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's disappointing 41-38 loss to Texas A&M. Of this October and November, it has been said that every game is an elimination game. Saturday, the Tigers eliminated themselves from the inaugural college football playoff. Mathematically, the SEC title is still in play, but just barely. Auburn would need to ...

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Annihilate the Aggies!

By on November 8th, 2014 in Football 173 Comments »
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Auburn vs. Texas A&M, Open Thread. Today marks game nine of this Auburn season. This afternoon the Auburn Tigers host the Texas A&M Aggies in the friendly confines of Jordan Hare Stadium. It is another playoff elimination game for the Tigers, who knocked off contender Ole Miss on the road last Saturday. For Texas A&M, this game is about improving their bowl position, and surviving this matchup without any further injuries.

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College Football Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 11-8-14

By on November 7th, 2014 in Football Comment »
5263185449ffd.image- Todd Van Ernst This week the Auburn Tigers’ game against Texas A&M is the 2:30 CBS Game of the Week. The last time A&M visited The Plains, they left the Tigers red faced as the Aggies scored the most points ever by an opponent in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Many fans are looking for some payback, some revenge, in short - an old fashion beat... Read Full Story

That October Night…

By on November 7th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
NCAA Football: Auburn at Mississippi October 27, 2012 – I looked on to Pat Dye Field, curled into a huddle of my own body’s warmth as the clock struck zero on that frigid October night, too stunned to move or even say a single word – but it was only the half. On the jumbotron, directly across the field from my section 38 seats, the score displayed, “Texas A... Read Full Story

Two Ships Pass in the Night. (Auburn vs. Texas A&M preview)

By on November 6th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
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Saturday, the Auburn Tigers will host the Texas A&M Aggies, and it's a 2:30 PM kickoff on CBS. There will be a marked difference when Texas A&M visits this time! The Aggies this year are just a pale shadow of the team a couple of years ago that came in and tormented Auburn with 42 first half points at the hands of Johnny “football” Manziel.

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TET Pick’em Results for Week 10

By on November 6th, 2014 in Football Comment »
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Here’s the top 25 list for Track 'Em Tigers week ten Pick 'Em Contest ... JandOWarEagle continues his/her domination by winning the top spot once again.

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The Dirty Dozen – Week Ten

By on November 5th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
dd10 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. As a coach, all rivalry games are difficult wins. But they're even harder when your team loses. This is espec... Read Full Story

Auburn Remains No.3 in 2nd Week of Playoff Rankings

By on November 4th, 2014 in Football 2 Comments »
smg20141101sallb905-USA TODAY The new College Football Playoff Selection Committee released their rankings for the second week and the Auburn Tigers held on to the No.3 spot with Oregon moving into the Top Four.According to committee chairman Jeff Long, Auburn had actually gained ground on Mississippi State and Florida State, calling Auburn, “a solid No. 3... Read Full Story

Auburn Basketball Season Begins Friday With a Pearl Shine

By on November 4th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article 2 Comments »
127Vr5.AuSt.70 There's an excitement around Auburn Basketball the likes of which haven't been felt since Auburn won 29 games in 2000 and advanced to the Sweet 16. And the Tigers haven't even played their first game of the season. The reason? ...Coach Bruce Pearl.The new Auburn skipper has lived up to his showman reputation for promotion. Since... Read Full Story

SEC Names Kris Frost Defensive Player of the Week

By on November 4th, 2014 in Football Comment »
img24715345 Auburn Linebacker, Kris Frost has been named the Southeastern Conference's Defensive Player of the Week today for his performance in Auburn’s 35-31 win over Ole Miss Saturday. In addition to making a game-saving tackle at the goal line with a minute and thirty seconds left, Frost had nine tackles, a half sack, recovered a fum... Read Full Story

Nick Marshall Named as Maxwell Award Semifinalist; Dismukes as Lombardi Semifinalist

By on November 3rd, 2014 in Football Comment »
9468207 Nick Marshall who has been on several preseason awards watch lists was named today as a Maxwell Award semifinalist. Nick is having a great year leading one of the nation’s most prolific offenses.Known for his running ability, the Auburn Quarterback has a 149.3 passing rating and has thrown 13 touchdown passes so far this seaso... Read Full Story