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Tigers Rain on the Razorbacks! (grading the Tigers victory over the Hogs)

By on August 31st, 2014 in Football 32 Comments »
Trovon yankdown Trovon Reed yanks down a Razorback!(A. P. photo by Butch Dill.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign report, on Auburn's 45-21 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in rain-soaked Jordan-Hare Stadium. Arkansas hung around for a half, with a dominating offensive performance and a 21-all halftime tie. Auburn s... Read Full Story

Smoke the Hogs! (Auburn vs. Arkansas open thread)

By on August 30th, 2014 in Football 441 Comments »
Razorback thread      War Eagle, everybody! Today marks the 2014 season opener for the Auburn Tigers! Today, the Tigers take on the Arkansas Razorbacks, at 3:00 PM Central Time on the brand-spanking-new SEC Network. (channel 811 on my Charter dial, check your local listings.) For Auburn, expected to contend for the SEC Title once again, this... Read Full Story

More than a game…

Screen Shot 2014-08-29 at 3.39.43 AM Born into a household with a recent high school graduate for a mother, I was lacking a father for the first four years of my life. Luckily for me though, my grandfather, “Big Daddy” (as pegged by my cousin), was the missing piece to the puzzle. Acting as the primary father figure in my tyke days, the bond we shared was immed... Read Full Story

College Football TV Viewing Guide for Labor Day Weekend

By on August 29th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
13619198-Marshall-Johnson-660x508                     Which Auburn quarterback will get the most snaps Saturday against Arkansas?Week one of the 2014 college football season began Thursday night and continues through Labor Day on Monday. Saturday the Auburn Tigers face SEC West opponent the Arkansas Razorbacks at 3 CT in Jordan-Hare Stadium.Th... Read Full Story

How Excited Are You About the Start of Auburn Football?

By on August 27th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 30 Comments »
Auburn Tigers Football vs ULM 2012 Take a walk around Auburn and you can just feel the excitement over the upcoming football season. Anticipation of the first game is always high. But there just seems to be something extra in the air this year. Could it be the fact that this will be the first year in the past eight to have a veteran returning quarterback? Maybe ... Read Full Story

Auburn Tiger Football 2014 Depth Chart

By on August 26th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Photo by Julie Bennett/ Gus Malzahn, Head Coach for the Auburn Tigers released the depth chart for the 2014 football season today. It looks like Cameron Artis Payne and Corey Grant will be sharing the load at Running Back. And as expected Freshman Daniel Carlson will be responsible for both punting and kick offs.OFFENSE: Quarterback 1. Nick Marshall (S... Read Full Story

The Professor of X

By on August 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
What else is the 4-2-5 but a Professor X protocol?There is little doubt that Ellis Johnson knows a thing or two about defense and the Southeastern Conference. He has coached for four full decades, on four separate conference teams, three of whom played in the SEC championship game in each of three decades while he was a defensiv... Read Full Story

Track Em Tigers’ 7th Annual Yahoo! Pick Em Contest

College+Pickem+300x250+Creative Sorry so late, but we simply couldn't miss the chance for our 7th annual Track Em College Football Pick Em contest, sponsored by Yahoo! Sports. If you've never participated before, it's real simple. Each week has a slate of Top 25 and SEC games where you choose the winner AGAINST THE SPREAD. At the end of the regular season, wh... Read Full Story

It’s Time to Save Tailgating; Push Back the Start of College Football

By on August 25th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
Temperature Even though it feels like the inferno from hell in East Alabama, the calendar says otherwise. It’s game week in Auburn. College football is back. All is right with the world. Now let’s fix the damn thermometer.If season openers feel much warmer to you than in your childhood, there’s good reason. We played later in those da... Read Full Story

2014 Tunnel Video – Song Ideas

By on August 23rd, 2014 in Football 7 Comments »
                        A new season of Auburn football brings new sights, sounds, and a whole lot of football. But before the Tigers even make their way out of the tunnel and into the smoke, the fans have to get psyched for kickoff too. A favorite pre-game ritual of mine is the tunnel video that AUHD airs e... Read Full Story

The Expectation

By on August 22nd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
Synchronize your watches to GMT - Gus Malzahn TimeThere are many challenges for an incoming coach at a major university in the NCAA. There is the ever present distraction of being the center of media attention. The higher the profile school, the greater the media focus on his every move and utterance. Then there is the pressure... Read Full Story

College Football is one Week Away!

By on August 21st, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
One week till football Preparation for Arkansas begins.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! I think I speak for all of us, when I say that college football frenzy is building rapidly! Maybe it's just a giddy product of having the SEC Network on the air, and having it on as background noise during most hours I'm home, but I have to sa... Read Full Story

Auburn Will be Tough to Beat in 2014 Despite Hardest Schedule in the Nation

By on August 20th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
527e8d693cce9.image- Gus & Nick                                                                                                                (photo:Albert Cesare,'s magical 2013 football season is now part of college football history... Read Full Story

Who Will be Auburn’s Breakout Running Back in 2014?

By on August 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 12 Comments »
522692362acf1.image- Cory Grant                                                                                                                                   (photo:Albert Cesare,Opelika Auburn News)The Auburn football season is ... Read Full Story

News Flash: Bret Bielema is a Moron

By on August 18th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
It’s understandable to have some envy and animosity toward another coach and program; especially when that coach started in the SEC the same year as you and managed to win a championship while you continue looking for your first conference win.But encouraging your people to “knock the shit” out of fans from another school ... Read Full Story

Bash the Bulldogs!

By on August 14th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
Georgia Preview Bulldogs circle the wagons.      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On November 15th, the Tigers travel to Athens, Georgia to take on the Bulldogs in what should be a battle of top ten teams. This game has been a difficult one for the Tigers in recent years, as Auburn has only beaten ... Read Full Story

Leadership, the Difference Between Success and Failure

By on August 13th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 10 Comments »
Marcus+Lattimore+Auburn+v+South+Carolina+oRAAdGM84oVl                         Jeffery Whitaker corralling Marcus Latimore.(photo:Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)He's Back. Bigger and better than ever. Jeff Whitaker who missed last season due to knee surgery has been showing his leadership on defense during Auburn's fall camp as well as his ability to dominate on th... Read Full Story

A Case For Renewing Auburn’s Second Oldest Rivalry

By on August 12th, 2014 in Football 18 Comments »
Georgia_Tech_Auburn_football_game_Thanksgiving_1921 Starting in 2016, all SEC teams will be required to play at least one game against a team from one of the other Five Power conferences (Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, or ACC). As a result Auburn announced a two game series last week beginning in 2016 with a familiar old foe. In fact, too familiar for a lot of fans. The news that Cle... Read Full Story