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Shaking off the Summer Daze

By on August 4th, 2017 in Football, News 16 Comments »
Isn't he just the dreamiest? The college football offseason provides ample time to stew, speculate, pontificate, hypothesize, theorize, dream, dread, and anticipate the coming season. No other sport dials that up multiple notches quite like college football does a month before it gets under way. By the time August arrives each year it's safe to say that I'... Read Full Story

Tigers Roar into August! (a few practice notes, and a brief look at game 11, Louisiana Monroe)

By on August 3rd, 2017 in Football, News 4 Comments »
Fall QB race The gunslinger competition continues (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody, and Happy August! The dog days of summer continue, but we have football news to digest every day now that practice is back in session. It's a grand time of year. Everyone is undefeated. We know that we'll only have a week or so left of... Read Full Story

Auburn News and Notes: 8/2/2017 Edition

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Fall camp has begun, but there is plenty of news from around Auburn Athletics.

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Could Sean White Be Auburn’s Starting Quarterback in 2017?

By on August 1st, 2017 in Football, News 21 Comments »
Oct 31, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers quarterback Sean White (13) looks to pass during the first quarter against the Mississippi Rebels at Jordan Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports Here we are at the start of another fall camp and Auburn hasn’t named a starting quarterback. Will the new guy Jarrett Stidham supplant the incumbent Sean White? Everyone assumes he will. While the Baylor transfer only started three games in his one season in Waco, he’s been named to the Maxwell Award preseason watch list ... Read Full Story

Receiver: The Most Intriguing Position for Auburn Entering 2017

By on July 31st, 2017 in Football, News 13 Comments »
auburn12116871 Jarrett Stidham, and Sean White by proxy have garnered virtually all of the attention in the Auburn offseason. And for good reason. Quarterback is the most important position on the field. In Gus Malzahn's world, the QB play has had sharp swings in his tenure at Auburn, something that didn't really happen in his stops elsewhere.... Read Full Story

Bulldogs Bring it to Auburn (Previewing Auburn vs. Georgia)

By on July 27th, 2017 in Football 14 Comments »
UGA Chubb Preview Can the Tigers slow down Nick Chubb?     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn football preview! On Veterans Day, November 11th, the Auburn Tigers will host the Georgia Bulldogs in a crucial SEC cross-division showdown. Georgia's fate may well be decided by this date as the Bulldogs will have played al... Read Full Story

Recruiting Roundup: Big Week for the Tigers

By on July 26th, 2017 in Football, News 3 Comments »
22842213-mmmain Auburn has had a busy week on the recruiting trail, as Gus Malzahn's staff received commitments from four of its targets and is looking to add a few more after a successful weekend.The first commitment of the weekend is also the Tigers' first commitment for the 2019 class. George Pickens, a four-star wide receiver, from Hoove... Read Full Story

Auburn News and Notes: 7/25/17 Edition

9284427 "You know, I mean, Hugh is one of my good friends in this business. He's one of the good guys in college football." Those words, in one form or fashion, have been said many times by Gus Malzahn about Hugh Freeze. We may never know the extent of Freeze's indiscretions, and it may not be fair to judge a man based upon a single one... Read Full Story

Like 2013 Team, 2017 Tigers Have Something to Prove

By on July 24th, 2017 in Football, Memories, News 4 Comments »
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What they and their coaches accomplished in such a short time was nothing less than miraculous. They captured the nation’s imagination, gave their fans hope, and restored Auburn to national prominence.

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Rested Tigers Travel to Texas (Previewing Auburn vs. Texas A&M)

By on July 20th, 2017 in Football, News 9 Comments »
TAMU Preview Kirk Who will throw to Christian Kirk?     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn football preview! The Tigers take a bye in week 9 of the 2017 college football season, then head to College Station, Texas to take on Texas A&M. On paper, this is a very favorable situation for Auburn. Texas A&M has bee... Read Full Story

Women’s Camp Makes the Game Real Life for Female Fans

By on July 19th, 2017 in Football, News 2 Comments »

Auburn's better half fans were treated to a day in the life of football players and coaches. For just a small fee, Auburn's ladies attended football camp for a Sunday afternoon. Read about all the actives and fun!

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Tigers Have Placed Eight on Preseason Award Watch Lists

By on July 18th, 2017 in Football, News 5 Comments »
Sep 26, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers running back Kerryon Johnson (21) carries against the Mississippi State Bulldogs during the first quarter at Jordan Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports 'Tis the season for college football awards watch lists, and Auburn has placed eight Tigers on awards lists thus far. The latest two players to be honored came today with the announcements that Tré Williams and Kerryon Johnson had been selected for consideration by prestigious awards. Williams was added to the list for the Bu... Read Full Story

Monday Musings From The Plains

By on July 17th, 2017 in Football, News 7 Comments »
Auburn-Notre-Dame-by-Getty-Images_xg67q7 With SEC Media Days in the rear view mirror, we can officially say football season is here. Auburn football camp begins in less than two weeks. And Gus Malzahn said he's excited about his fifth team. That in itself is not surprising, but the fact that he compared this bunch to a SEC Championship Team is: “They're hungry and ... Read Full Story

A Long Trip to Fayetteville (Previewing Auburn at Arkansas)

By on July 13th, 2017 in Football, News 8 Comments »
Arky Grades Tigers ran wild in this one last season.     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn football preview! On October 22nd Auburn will travel to the state of Arkansas to take on the Razorbacks. My initial reaction is that this is very much a “trap game” on the schedule, and it will be a difficult gig. It... Read Full Story

Best5Zach’s Best Five Questions for Gus Malzahn

By on July 12th, 2017 in Football 8 Comments »
gus-malzahn-media-days SEC Media Days kicked off Monday, and  every team in the SEC will have questions that the fans really want to get the answer to but most likely won't. Will Jalen Hurts hold Alabama's starting job? Can Jarrett Stidham win it at Auburn, or has it been won?  Are both Georgia's Sony Michel and Nick Chubb 100 percent? Will Missour... Read Full Story

Auburn Lands 4-Star Safety

By on July 12th, 2017 in Football, News 1 Comment »
Quindarious Hale On Tuesday evening, Auburn landed its eighth commitment for the 2019 class after 4-star safety Quindarious Monday announced his decision via Twitter. https://twitter.com/HaleQuindarious/status/884956712029093889Monday is the No. 9 athlete in 247sports' player rankings and had narrowed his decision down to Auburn and Clemson in ... Read Full Story

Tribute to Track ‘Em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame—2017 Class

By on July 11th, 2017 in Football, Memories, News 14 Comments »
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The group includes four offensive players, three defensive players, one special-team player, and two that played both ways. Seven in this class played on one of Auburn’s five recognized national championship teams. Following are brief tributes to the selections for this year’s class ...

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SEC Media Days is Back, and There’s Nothing Else Like It

By on July 10th, 2017 in Football, News 10 Comments »
Jul 11, 2016; Hoover, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn speaks during SEC media day at Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports SEC Media Days gets underway this morning at 11:30 am CT. If it feels like the annual event comes earlier each year, it’s because it does. Traditionally an indicator that the season is just around the corner, the SEC production now happens nearly a month before the first fall practice.There’s nothing else like SEC Media Day... Read Full Story

Broadcast Schedule for SEC Media Days 2017

By on July 10th, 2017 in Football, News 1 Comment »
636038525205506223-ap-117132878544 It’s finally here. College football’s annual media days begins on Monday with the Southeastern Conference kicking it all off at 11:30 a.m. CT from Hoover, Alabama. Live coverage of coaches’ remarks and player interviews will begin at approximately 12:45 p.m on the SEC Network. Live streaming will also be available on Watch... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame Ballot for 2017

By on July 6th, 2017 in Football, News 7 Comments »
All-American Gregg Car ranks second in career tackles at Auburn. (photo: Auburn media file) This week at Track ‘Em Tigers we have been taking nominations for our own Auburn Tigers Football Hall of Fame—class of 2017. We have had some great comments put forth in support of some outstanding nominations. But that’s not surprising since there have been hundreds of Tiger greats that have played on the Plains.This yea... Read Full Story