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National Signing Day Primer

By on February 3rd, 2015 in Football 9 Comments »
Spanning the Globe in search of Auburn Men We are expecting guests for our special event tomorrow. New recruits will join the Auburn family, and we want to make them feel right at home.National Signing Day is a remarkable event in many ways. Lives are changed forever, relationships are formed, and old high school friends are left at home as the young student athlete star... Read Full Story

The Best College Football Media Personalities

By on February 2nd, 2015 in Football 13 Comments »
As SEC football grows in popularity so do the media personalities who cover the games. The great ones take the sport to another level and become the soundtrack to our fall Saturdays. It’s around this time of the year when you start missing them. So who are the best when it comes to SEC football? Obviously, ESPN casts a large ... Read Full Story

Setting the Plate on Recruiting

By on February 1st, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
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National Signing Day (NSD) is what every recruiting enthusiast waits for. It’s Christmas morning all over again with the exception being it’s based in hope, not faith. It's the lifeblood of every college athletic program. Simply, this is the most important piece of the puzzle for any championship program. We will be here from 6:00a.m. until noon CT Wed...

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Recruiting Update: The Final Stretch

By on January 30th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
usa-today-8136203.0 Approaching the final leg of the 2015 recruiting season, Auburn's class is currently comprised of 21 commitments. Multiple sources "in the know" report that the magic number for signees this season sits at 28, so that means that seven spots remain open, assuming that all of Auburn's commitments do in fact sign with the Tigers on... Read Full Story

Crossroads

By on January 29th, 2015 in Basketball, Football, Other Sports 2 Comments »
Long Wait Till Spring It's a long way till spring practice!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It's the height of football recruiting season, and I cannot wait for it to be over. Sure seems that all my favorite daily Auburn stops are full of “might get this guy, that guy might flip, this one got sent home for wearing the wrong te... Read Full Story

The Only Thing Certain About Recruiting is … It’s Fluid

By on January 28th, 2015 in Football 2 Comments »
signing_day_photo With just one week till National Signing Day, some are predicting that Auburn will finish with a top-10 class. However, in recruiting nothing is certain till those national letters of intent come faxing in to a school's athletic office.At this point, the only thing assured for Auburn is the Tigers have 21 commitments on the boar... Read Full Story

Auburn Basketball – Much Different than Before

By on January 27th, 2015 in Basketball 9 Comments »
-449e7f774e8bf29f - Julie Bennett SEC Basketball is moving into the final third of the season. And for Auburn, the season which began with so much euphoria under new coach Bruce Pearl has not developed as fans had hoped. While no one expected Auburn to contend for the conference championship, most expected by this juncture that the Tigers would be better than 2... Read Full Story

In Defeat, Auburn Carries the Night

By on January 26th, 2015 in Basketball 3 Comments »
There are many times when it’s great to be an Auburn Tiger. There were few better than Saturday night when Auburn SGA President Logan Powell showed up at halftime of the Auburn-Alabama basketball game to present the Foy-ODK Sportsmanship Trophy to Nick Saban and the Alabama football team. I’m serious. Powell could easily h... Read Full Story

Recruiting Megathread

By on January 24th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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With signing day just eleven days away, Auburn has 20 commitments already on the board — four of whom have already signed their letters of intent. Here’s a list of those commitments ... Now, let’s take a look at the targets for the Auburn coaching staff as we wind down on this recruiting season.

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A Blown Opportunity.

By on January 22nd, 2015 in Basketball 10 Comments »
Basketball Bulldog Woes The Tigers needed this game as a stepping stone to the NIT.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody. T'was a tough Wednesday night in Auburn Arena. The Tigers went cold against the last-place Mississippi State Bulldogs, staged a furious late rally, but fell short 78-71. Tiger fans were hoping that this team would make... Read Full Story

College Football Recruiting Circus May be Changing

By on January 21st, 2015 in Football 12 Comments »
2008national_signing_day_logo_crop_340x234 The college football world is in its annual ritual of recruiting with all the pomp and hype that goes with it. High school athletes are taking as many final official visits they can squeeze in before National Signing Day on February 4th. Coaches are working to find time to host those players while still making time for in-home v... Read Full Story

Does Auburn Need Top Recruits to Turn around Defense in 2015?

By on January 20th, 2015 in Football 21 Comments »
Auburn Football This is recruiting season in college football. And the Auburn Tigers are looking for a few good men to shore up a defensive unit that finished ranked 66th in the nation in 2014. New Defensive Coordinator Will Muschamp has plans to change that dismal ranking in his first year back on the Plains.Success on defense, he says, begins... Read Full Story

Morning Musings

kt-harrell-011ae48a4f0f7965-julie Bennett With a third-string quarterback under center... Ohio State remarkably won not one, not two, but three straight games to cap off the year as the very first College Football Playoff Champions. What Urban Meyer is accomplishing in Columbus is nothing short of remarkable. The ex-Gator head coach is building what resembles an SEC ... Read Full Story

Reaching for the Stars.

By on January 15th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
Linebacker Communication It is an optimistic time in Auburn!(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! It is amazing how much can change in college athletics in just a few weeks. Almost any disaster can be turned around, as we've seen on the national stage. Less than 5 years ago, the Ohio State football program was seemingly in ruins, brought ... Read Full Story

What are Auburn’s Chances to Play for a National Championship in 2015?-(with poll)

By on January 14th, 2015 in Football 18 Comments »
gus-malzahn-auburn-coach-of-the-year "The only thing on my mind is getting back to this game next year and be on that sideline," said Gus Malzahn speaking on ESPN's SportsCenter before this year's national championship game.And many prognosticators have given Auburn a better than average chance to land in the big dance next year. In fact, yesterday the Tigers were ... Read Full Story

Auburn Hires Nation’s No.1 Recruiter to Coach Linebackers

By on January 14th, 2015 in Football, News 7 Comments »
The new Auburn defensive staff was already looking strong for 2015 with the addition of former Florida coaches Will Muschamp and Travaris Robinson. Now Auburn has plucked a top recruiter and coach off the Alabama staff. Lance Thompson who coached with Will Muscahmp at LSU has left Alabama to join the Auburn staff as linebackers ... Read Full Story

Ohio State Should Thank Auburn and SEC for Chance at National Championship

By on January 13th, 2015 in Football 11 Comments »
635567026353511291-USATSI-8328012-USA TODAY As the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrated their 42-20 victory over the Oregon Ducks last night, to win the first ever National Playoff Championship, I couldn't help but think back to the genesis for such a historic night in college football - the 2004 BCS fiasco from which no champion is listed in the record books.The impetus for th... Read Full Story

Is the Senior Bowl Putting the Screws to Nick Marshall?

By on January 12th, 2015 in Football 8 Comments »
On the surface it’s crystal clear. The Senior Bowl is putting the screws to Nick Marshall. The Mobile All-Star Game is run by former Alabama assistant coach and current color analyst Phil Savage. He also holds a master’s degree from the school. When handing out invitations, Blake Sims was at the top of the list. Marshall? N... Read Full Story

Jumping January.

By on January 8th, 2015 in Football 8 Comments »
Changes on the Plains Jan Tigers are making changes.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle everybody, and good morning from the frozen tundra of Alabama! Football bowl season is nearly over, the mercury is plunging, and time moves on. Usually at this time of year, college football focus is on recruiting, and there's quite a buildup to national signing ... Read Full Story

The Malzahn Effect and Muschamp Efficiency

By on January 7th, 2015 in Football 5 Comments »
Futuristic-Tiger A winning combination - The raw power of nature combined with clockwork mechanical efficiency The Malzahn Effect is more than a casual catch phrase. It is a true, measurable quantity across several facets of the game of football.  There have been many articles illustrating just what exactly that means concerning the hiring of... Read Full Story