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Breaking News: Chuck Person Arrested

By on September 26th, 2017 in Basketball, News 22 Comments »
2685007-8224531967-la_g_ Multiple news outlets are reporting that Auburn Associate Head Basketball Coach Chuck Person has been arrested on federal fraud charges. According to the reports he is one of several basketball coaches across the nation to be caught up in an FBI sting involving corruption in NCAA basketball.The U.S. Attorney's Office will be hol... Read Full Story

A Much Needed Win, But Questions Remain About Offense

By on September 26th, 2017 in Football 4 Comments »
636418020896897528-0924kjohn11 Columnist Cole Locascio spoke on the Track ‘Em Tigers podcast last week in Episode Five and was quick to throw caution to the wind while I and host Derrick Roberts weren’t so sure of his lofty expectations for an Auburn blowout of Missouri. The Tigers were a 19-point favorite and easily covered the spread with a 51–14 b... Read Full Story

Never the Type of Person to Give Up on a Play, Marlon Davidson Named SEC D-Lineman of the Week

By on September 25th, 2017 in Football, News 3 Comments »
-b09b0a9d6663dcb4 When Auburn’s Marlon Davidson returned from injury to start against Missouri Saturday he said, “I'm back and ready to play ball, ready to have fun like I was." And the defensive lineman made that known to all on Missouri’s opening possession.   On third and five, he hit Mizzou running back Ish Witter for a loss of four y... Read Full Story

What Was the Real Reason for Auburn’s Breakout Performance on Offense?

By on September 25th, 2017 in Football 14 Comments »
-42260c4d0b01e634 Auburn's victory over Missouri Saturday was a welcome sight for Tiger fans. While the Mizzou Tigers are not a good team they do have some good players, particularly on the defensive front. Yet Auburn ran up close to 500 yards of offense evenly split between the run game and the passing game. Make no mistake, anytime you can go o... Read Full Story

Tigers Thrash Missouri! (Grading Auburn’s 51–14 win over Missouri)

By on September 24th, 2017 in Football 13 Comments »
Mizzou KJ Grades Kerryon Johnson soars back into action (L.G. Patterson, The Associated Press)     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's first road win of the year, a 51–14 shelling of the Missouri Tigers. For the most part, Auburn was clicking in all 3 phases of the game, and Missouri was pretty mu... Read Full Story

Mangle Mizzou! (Auburn vs. Missouri Open Thread)

By on September 23rd, 2017 in Football 3 Comments »
Mizzou Thread The Tigers open SEC play at Faurot Field (Auburn at Missouri Open Thread)     War Eagle, everybody! Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will take on the Missouri Tigers in Columbia, Missouri. This marks Auburn football's first ever visit to theShow Me State. Auburn and Missouri have only played twice. Missouri won the 1973 Sun ... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 9–23–17

By on September 22nd, 2017 in Football, News Comment »
USATSI_10256072-1-718x490 War Eagle folks! It’s the fourth weekend of the 2017 College Football season. And there’s a lot of football on tap this Saturday, including Auburn opening SEC play on the road against Missouri.Mizzou is coming off a big loss to Purdue. However, the Boilermakers were a strong team, having only one loss after playing Louisvill... Read Full Story

TET Podcast Episode #5 – (Opening SEC Play Edition)

Columnists Zach Taylor and Cole Locascio joined me for an amazing show this week where we reflected on Auburn's game and struggles against Mercer, the current state of the offense, and looked ahead to Missouri this weekend. Give it a listen and tell a friend. This week's episode is packed full of great information to get you p... Read Full Story

Road Tripping to Columbia

By on September 21st, 2017 in Football, News 8 Comments »
Mizzou Week Can Auburn slow down the Missouri offense on the road?(Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! This week, the Auburn Tigers are gearing up to hit the road for a first-ever trip to Columbia, Missouri. It's anyone's guess what will happen in this game. Both fan bases of this game are disgruntled and looking for ch... Read Full Story

Tiger Eye Review – Week 3

By on September 20th, 2017 in Football 11 Comments »
Week3ShadowBall Shadow-Ball EditionIn the 1930's and 1940's, the Negro Baseball Leagues flourished as a venue for talented athletes barred by color bans from participating in Major League Baseball. They developed their own style of play, and audience participation/entertainment was inherent in everything they did. As such, the players would oft... Read Full Story

Morning Musings: At a Crossroads

By on September 20th, 2017 in Football, News 20 Comments »
usa_today_10277449.0 The departure of Sean White... is sad, to say the least. This is a guy that did everything that was asked of him last season. When he was healthy, he was one of the best in the league. But that was the problem, wasn't it? He just couldn't stay healthy. Coming into this season, White could have started for over half of the teams... Read Full Story

Byron Cowart Requests Release From Auburn

By on September 19th, 2017 in Football, News 12 Comments »
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Auburn loses yet another blue chip recruit, though many believe this was inevitable. The former top high school recruit was unable to find playing time at Auburn and has requested his release.

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Answering the Tough Question: What’s Wrong with Auburn’s Offense

By on September 19th, 2017 in Football 34 Comments »
636272627689931692-040817auburnaday13 The past ten days have pushed many Auburn fans, regardless of predisposition, to a breaking point. Despite the disproportionate amount of unsatisfied fans crying out in desperation, a number that seems to be swelling by the day, it's only three weeks into the 2017 season. Perhaps it is because most fans, regardless of their fand... Read Full Story

#TETtailgate Week Three Review

It was homecoming week on the Plains, and fans spanning generations descended upon Auburn. I'd love to have been there, myself. Not only did I not get the chance to tailgate and enjoy the homecoming festivities, I didn't get to host a party at The Barn. In fact, I was coaching travel ball in Athens, Alabama and didn't get to wat... Read Full Story

Breaking News … Sean White Dismissed From the Team

By on September 18th, 2017 in Football, News 12 Comments »
9b4d7b549b02c200ae0f6a706700ee17 Auburn backup quarterback Sean White has been dismissed from the Auburn football team.He was arrested in the early morning hours Sunday for public intoxication,booked into the Lee County Detention Facility at 3:28 a.m and was later released on a $500 bond. The dismissal comes on the heels of a two-game suspension for undisclosed... Read Full Story

Tigers Survive Mercer (Grading Auburn’s 24–10 win over the Mercer Bears)

By on September 18th, 2017 in Football 13 Comments »
Mercer Pettway This is why we fumble (John Reed-USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's 24–10 homecoming win over the Mercer Bears. On one sticky afternoon in Auburn, the Tigers survived a 5-turnover night for a way too close win over the FCS Bears. Never in my wildest dreams di... Read Full Story

Mangle Mercer! (Auburn vs. Mercer Open Thread)

By on September 16th, 2017 in Football 7 Comments »
Mercer Thread Tigers must take care of business today      War Eagle, everybody! It's Homecoming in Auburn. Today's opponent is the Mercer Bears, and both teams are looking for a win. For Auburn, it's a must-win game if there are to be any postseason hopes. The Bears come in looking for an upset and an Auburn scalp for their trophy ... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 9–16–17

By on September 16th, 2017 in Football, News 2 Comments »
636148128538073872-USP-NCAA-FOOTBALL-VANDERBILT-AT-AUBURN-86496556 Hurricane Irma may be gone but her after effects are still being felt in the college football world as several games this week have been cancelled or postponed, including No. 17 Miami vs. No. 11 Florida State. In Auburn, it's Homecoming week, and the Tigers are set to take on the Mercer Bears in a 3:00 p.m. CT game on the SEC N... Read Full Story

TigerEye Review—Week 2

By on September 15th, 2017 in Football, News 5 Comments »
TigerEye4 Too-soon-to-judge EditionI know there are many fans out there looking in askance at the one troubling aspect about their team and wondering what this means for the rest of the season. It's a natural response to the limited data that is available, and the tendency is to focus on what is in the immediate present and not look at th... Read Full Story

Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

By on September 15th, 2017 in Football 14 Comments »
gusmalzahn_oi0ydx92_r674bdya Two games into the season and it already feels like a long one in many ways. For the third consecutive year, Auburn has sputtered out of the gate, and it has left many fans wondering if this is the new "normal" for Auburn football.Gus Malzahn is now at the center of most fans' frustrations—and those frustrations range from sim... Read Full Story