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Gus Says Offense Improves in Second Scrimmage as JJ Airs It Out

By on August 15th, 2015 in Football 1 Comment »
CCU_oBNWAAEhpxX According to Gus Malzahn, Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson was allowed to air it out today and "looked good" in the Tigers' second scrimmage in Jordan-Hare Stadium. In his post-practice press conference, Malzahn also praised transfer cornerback Jamel Dean, who is participating in fall camp despite losing his appeal to sitting ... Read Full Story

Best Defensive Units in the SEC: Secondary

By on August 15th, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »

No other defensive unit can change the momentum of a game like the secondary. Who has the best unit in the SEC? Read up! Comment! Share!

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on August 14th, 2015 in Football 12 Comments »
image As you can imagine, it gets quite cold and lonely up here on ‘Judgment Mountain’. It’s not so much that I enjoy complaining - I just happen to have a certain acuteness to things that annoy me. If I were in the ‘X-Men’, ranting would be my mutant ability. I suppose it’s rather curious that I get so much enjoyment out ... Read Full Story

Duke Williams Back on the Team (but) at Bottom of Depth Chart

By on August 13th, 2015 in Football, News 3 Comments »
hi-res-5d0d3357c5d05c85e524b73571e567b9_crop_north Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn announced today in his post-practice press conference that wide receiver Duke Williams has been reinstated to the team after serving a six-day suspension. Malzahn said that Duke (a Maxwell Award watch list player) took care of his business off the field and will now be earning his coaches' and teammates'... Read Full Story

A Tiger Take on Bama Coaches

By on August 13th, 2015 in Football 18 Comments »
Dumbose We live to beat these guys!     War Eagle, everybody! This week, I should probably be previewing Auburn's tenth opponent this fall, the Georgia Bulldogs. However, it's been a busy week, and I figure I'll have time next week when I'm on vacation. Every time I start contemplating the Bulldogs, I have visions of Nick Chubb abus... Read Full Story

“But an officer on duty knows no one,…”

By on August 12th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »
General_Worth-580x437 Oftentimes I feel Old Bill staring back at me from Mathew Brady's photo. That old soldier's glance is still a sharp and penetrating glare, frozen in time by the magnesium powder flash of a 19th century photographer's studio. His high stiff uniform collar barely seems to contain the ramrod spine and iron will of the man. His w... Read Full Story

Little Things (like no off the field issues) Will Matter the Most for Auburn to be an SEC Contender

By on August 11th, 2015 in Football 8 Comments »
10264154-Duke Willimiams When Auburn fans heard the news last week that the Tigers’ leading receiver, D’haquille ‘Duke’ Williams, was suspended for the second time in less than eight months, you could almost hear a collective sigh coming from east Alabama. I know this writer's immediate reaction was, "Man, not again Duke." Rated as one of the b... Read Full Story

Best Defensive Units in the SEC: Linebackers

By on August 11th, 2015 in Football 7 Comments »

Who has the SEC's best individual units? Linebackers make all of the pre-snap calls. They have to be the most versatile athletes on defense. Today we take a look at the SEC's linebackers. Read my thoughts on who is the best. Agree or disagree? Make sure you comment!

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Malzahn on the Hot Seat

By on August 10th, 2015 in Football 17 Comments »
malzahn hat Gus Malzahn on the hot seat? You bet he is – along with every other coach in the SEC West. This is the time of the year when those “hot seat” lists are published by media outlets. You might as well list every coach on the western side of the conference, including Nick Saban. $33 million. That’s the sum of the salaries ... Read Full Story

Head to The Plains – Today is Auburn Fan Day!

By on August 9th, 2015 in Football, News 2 Comments »
-fb910e5c16dc1a0e Auburn Fan Day will be held today August 9 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. As usual there's no charge to attend the annual event.It's a great time for fans to meet and talk with the players and coaches. Doors to the Auburn Arena will open at approximately 3 p.m.In addition to the football team, fans can meet and get autographs and/or pictur... Read Full Story

Who Is No. 84?

By on August 8th, 2015 in Football 8 Comments »

Who is No. 84? As Myron Burton led all receivers on the way to an A-Day Offensive MVP, you might have raised an eyebrow while looking at your roster. Who is this guy? Where did he come from? Was it an aberration or a sign of things to come? Zach introduces you to one of Auburn's less-heralded freshmen while he reviews and breaks down his film.

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on August 7th, 2015 in Football, News 17 Comments »
042215-cfb-Jeremy-Johnson-pi-mp.vadapt.620.high.0 Fall camp has opened on the Plains, and it couldn’t get any hotter for the Tigers on or off the field. This 2015 squad has begun preparing for what many believe to be a season to remember. You don’t have to look far for positive signs - Will Muschamp has returned as Auburn’s defensive coordinator; junior quarterback, Jerem... Read Full Story

A Trip to Kyle Field (ninth in a series of Auburn opponent previews)

By on August 6th, 2015 in Football 14 Comments »
Aggie offense Can the Tigers slow Texas A&M down?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On November 7th, Auburn takes its last road trip of the regular season. The Tigers will take on the Texas A&M Aggies in College Station, Texas. In the previous SEC games these teams... Read Full Story

Past Imperfect

By on August 5th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
tiger-cracked Malzahn versus Muschamp - Florida at Auburn, October 15th, 2011Today I hopped aboard the wayback machine to view the one and only game that Will Muschamp and Gus Malzahn faced each other on opposite sides of the field. It was an interesting matchup, featuring the best offensive mind in a generation, fresh off of an undefeated na... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Ready With New Weekly Line-Up for Football Season

By on August 4th, 2015 in Football 12 Comments »
120623051243-avlon-newspaper-movies-story-top With the start of fall camp on The Plains, we've taken the opportunity at Track 'Em Tigers to change our weekly lineup. That means bringing back some familiar voices as well as adding a new writer to our team.First, please join me in welcoming Zach Taylor as our newest team member. If you have been keeping an eye on the site the... Read Full Story

What Can Auburn Expect from Kerryon Johnson: A Scouting Report

By on August 4th, 2015 in Football 5 Comments »

What can Auburn fans expect out of Kerryon Johnson, one of the most highly recruited players in the country from the class of 2015? Read Zach's thoughts on Johnson as he breaks down his highlight film.

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Auburn Fall Camp Begins Today and Hope Springs Eternal

By on August 4th, 2015 in Football 11 Comments »
17707396-mmmain-julieBennett Today the No. 7 Auburn Tigers begin fall camp. Of course, none of us know if the Tigers are really the No. 7 team in the nation, or for that matter if Ohio State is truly No. 1. All we know is everyone starts out undefeated. And everyone has high hopes.The truth is, at this point unranked teams have as much chance at playing for... Read Full Story

Best Defensive Units in the SEC: Defensive Line

By on August 3rd, 2015 in Football 5 Comments »
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Who has the SEC's best individual units? There is no more important unit on the field in the SEC than the defensive line. Today we take a look at the SEC's DL. Read my thoughts on who is the best. Agree or disagree? Make sure you comment!

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What Does Success Look Like for Gus Malzahn?

By on August 3rd, 2015 in Football 7 Comments »
malzahn smiling A glance through the Auburn history book shows that a coach’s third season has little impact on future results. Outside of Pat Dye, who won 11 games and an SEC championship in his third season, other tenured coaches have had only average results. Shug Jordan pieced together a seven-win season in 1953. Terry Bowden picked up e... Read Full Story

What Can Auburn Expect from Byron Cowart: A Scouting Report

By on July 31st, 2015 in Football 17 Comments »
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Byron Cowart became the highest ranked recruit in Auburn's modern recruiting history, capping off a push by the last three Auburn coaching staffs to crest the hill into "elite" recruiting territory that is typically reserved from landing a top recruit. This article breaks down what we can expect from the 5-star recruit.

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