The goal of this article is to provide a weekly snapshot of the key match ups in the top 25 with particular emphasis on future/past Auburn opponents and what it means in the Tiger’s quest to repeat as SEC Champions and a shot to win the first National Championship in the playoff era. While student athletes are working hard preparing for the game we are also journeying together, reveling in the moment of the season known as WEEK 7.
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
At least half a dozen times a year I get a request for the post that talks about LSU fans smelling like corndogs. They come from Auburn, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and every other SEC school. It's amazing that after all these years, it's still so popular. I usually run it here on Track'em Tigers, because I get numerous request... 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.Now the real work begins. The month of September has provided a superb prelude for what lies ahead: Key position... Read Full Story
Quan Bray was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week Monday afternoon. It was the first SEC Player of the Week award for the Lagrange, Ga. nativeThe senior shined in his performance against Louisiana Tech Saturday with a perfectly executed 76-yard punt return for a touchdown. It was his second return for a touchdown in f... Read Full Story
One of the most fierce rivalries in college football will be renewed this Saturday on The Plains of Auburn when the No.5 Auburn Tigers host the No.15 LSU Tigers in what some have referred to over the years as the “Tiger Bowl.”Auburn opens the week as an 8.5 point favorite. But history says this game is usually closer than th... Read Full Story
War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's 45-17 homecoming win over Louisiana Tech. This one was supposed to be an Auburn cakewalk, with lots of garbage time for the reserves before the day was through. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs had other ideas. Embarrassed at home a week ago by FCS opponent Northwestern State, the Bulldog players looked to make amends.
War Eagle folks! It’s Home coming on The Plains as the No. 5 Auburn Tigers host the Bulldogs from Louisiana Tech ... For your convenience, we have posted the broadcast schedule below of all games leading up to and after Auburn’s 3 p.m. kickoff against La Tech.
It only took four weeks, but we finally have a solid slate of SEC games to look forward to this weekend. In what could very well be an upset-heavy week within the greatest conference in college football, I give you a look at some of my predictions for this Saturday's matchups...Tennessee @ #12 Georgia -- 12:00ET (ESPN)After an... Read Full Story
War Eagle, everybody! We are headed into week five of this 2014 college football season. There have been a few bumps and bruises for the Tigers, but the bottom line is that the Tigers are 3-0, and are thus far waxing opponents by an average score of 41-16. While folks mutter about the passing game, the real story is that Auburn is playing shut-down defense most of the time this season, holding opponents to just 86 rushing yards per game.
I opined way back in June of this year that this week'sAuburn opponent Louisiana Tech is probably a year away from being a bowl team due to inexperience on both lines of scrimmage. Thus far this season, that prediction seems fair...