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Coaching Magic: Making Barber Disappear

By on September 21st, 2015 in Football 9 Comments »

Peyton Barber leads almost every single statistical category for Auburn backs. Yet his limited role, especially in the second half, caused a lot of questions regarding the play calling. Though the questions on the team don't stop at Barber's limited action, it is impossible to ignore how he continues to disappear.

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Does Auburn Have Bigger Problems than Jeremy Johnson?

By on September 21st, 2015 in Football 19 Comments »
johnson lsu Gus Malzahn’s inaction tells us a lot. Watching Alabama’s Nick Saban quickly pull quarterback Cooper Bateman from the game with Ole Miss had Auburn fans green with envy (or was that just grass from Leonard Fournette’s cleats?). So there are consequences when a player doesn’t get it done on the field?Watching Saturday’s... Read Full Story

LSU Abuses Auburn – (Grading the LSU loss)

By on September 20th, 2015 in Football 46 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's humbling 45-21 loss to the LSU Tigers. Last week, Auburn faced a spirited FCS bunch that gave a good battle. This week, Auburn was physically humiliated by a team that was obviously way stronger. These Tigers are a long, long way from the bunch 21 months ago that imposed their will on the SEC. For all the ...

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Gus Malzahn Post LSU Press Conference

By on September 19th, 2015 in Football, News 6 Comments »
Gus Malzahn spoke to the press after Auburn's 45-21 loss to LSU. "Obviously got off to a bad start," said Malzahn. "Our offense in the first half didn't give us a chance ... Bottom line is we got our rear kicked." In the video below he talks about the loss and how he plans to get the Tigers back on track, including, "reevaluatin... Read Full Story

Trip the Tigers! (Auburn at LSU, Open Thread.)

By on September 19th, 2015 in Football 2 Comments »
LSU Thread

War Eagle, everybody! This afternoon marks Auburn's opening game of the 2015 SEC season! The Auburn Tigers take on the LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge. It's the headliner game on CBS television ... Since this is an open thread, be sure and add your comments in the live blog area at the bottom of this article.

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College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 9-19-15

By on September 18th, 2015 in Football, News 2 Comments »

Will Carl Lawson play when Auburn opens SEC play Saturday against Western Division rival LSU? The Bengals from Baton Rouge have the home field advantage and enter the game with a lot healthier roster than Auburn. LSU has only played one game this year (a 21-19 victory over Miss State), while the Orange and Blue have several walking wounded after a very physical opener two weeks ago against Louisville in the Georgia Dome.

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on September 18th, 2015 in Football, News 8 Comments »
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Was all of the hype and jubilation too much, too soon? In many ways, it appears so. However, that does not mean all is lost. In fact, Auburn hasn’t lost at all. Despite Saturday's lackluster game, Auburn is still just as much in control of its own destiny as it ever was.

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The Return of the Wildcat?

By on September 17th, 2015 in Football 12 Comments »

A trip to LSU is up, and a struggling Auburn offense has to do something to score points and stay in the game. Is it possible that Malzahn may make a monumental switch? There is plenty of reason to think so.

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Sampling the Auburn Past (part 2)


Last week, we sampled up an offense from Auburn's past; this week, let's put together a defense for the ages.

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The Dirty Dozen – Week 2 (We Need to Talk Edition)

By on September 16th, 2015 in Football 8 Comments »
dirtydozen460 We need to talk EditionLet's take a step back, and reconsider. I understand the frustration, anger, resentment and irritation when the team you've heard so much about fails to live up to the hype and hyperbole attributed to them by myself and others. It's a hard thing to watch when your starting quarterback throws a pick that se... Read Full Story

TET Pick’Em Contest (WEEK 2)

By on September 15th, 2015 in Football 1 Comment »
Pickem-Tigers Week 2 results are in, and it was a booger for the SEC, fans! What? too much? I'm sorry. But hey, Jeremy Johnson is on top of the world......okay, maybe not that Jeremy Johnson, but Jeremiah Johnson is at the top of the TET College Pick'em ladder with a 2-point lead over Blue5200. Many other contestants are right on the heals o... Read Full Story

The Burden on Barber

By on September 15th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

Peyton Barber has made the most of his time as Auburn's feature back. Can he take the spot away from Thomas and Robinson for good? What does the past say?

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#TETtailgate Challenge Week 2 Review

By on September 15th, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
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The score of Auburn's home opener wasn't as expected. What was expected was terrific tailgating! Did you have a great time? If you did, we want to see it! Best5Zach finds some Twitter and Instagram gold from users who tailgated this weekend. Make sure to participate and be featured! Just use the hashtag #TETtailgate! - See more at:

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Barning From CoMo: Sheer Frustration

By on September 15th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
usp_ncaa_football__jacksonville_state_at_auburn_75817344-e1442087221318 9:30 AM. I walk out into my residence hall lounge -- silence. Friday was, as you'd expect on a college campus, a wild night for most of my floormates, so no one is awake. I turn on College Gameday and get ready for what should be a somewhat relaxing day of football.As time passes, friends start to fill the lounge, as they want ... Read Full Story

Is Jeremy Johnson the Next Kodi Burns?

By on September 15th, 2015 in Football 11 Comments »

It wasn't so long ago that Tiger fans witnessed an eerily similar QB situation at Auburn. Coach Tuberville handled the situation very different. How would other great coaches handle Jeremy Johnson's struggles?

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Greatest Fears: Each Opposing Team’s Best Chance To Win – Part 3

By on September 14th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
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Part two of a three-part series where Zach takes a look at each opposing team's potential mismatch that could be exploited by Auburn.

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Malzahn Not Getting the Job Done

By on September 14th, 2015 in Football 46 Comments »
In the closing minutes of Saturday’s win over Jacksonville State, the yellow-vested security officers began assembling on the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium. It occurred to me that rather than protecting the field, the officers should have been placed along the perimeters of the upper decks to prevent fans from throwing themselv... Read Full Story

Tigers Steal a Victory from Jacksonville State (Grading Auburn’s contest with the Gamecocks.)

By on September 13th, 2015 in Football 26 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's narrow 27-20 overtime win over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. For 59 minutes of Saturday's contest, Auburn was rocked by the fired up Gamecocks. Then ...

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When Our Backs Are Against the Wall, We’re Going to Find a Way to Win

By on September 12th, 2015 in Football 15 Comments »
-0cb77a9e88ff8f56-Julie Bennett “A lot of times over the course of a season, it’s how you win. Last week we faced some adversity, and you find out how you react. Today we faced major adversity at home," said Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn in his Jacksonville State post game press conference."We had a lot of new guys on the field late in the game. We were really ... Read Full Story