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A Dismal Wednesday on The Plains

By on March 10th, 2016 in Basketball, Football 14 Comments »
Spring Drills Two At least we have spring football to be excited about. Maybe.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody. I fully expected to get up early this morning and write a fun piece about an exciting Auburn win in the SEC tournament. After all, last season the Tigers tore through the tournament and acquitted themselves very well,... Read Full Story

Is Jeremy Johnson the Man to Beat in Auburn Spring Practice?

By on March 9th, 2016 in Football 9 Comments »
usa-today-8526511_0 Reports out of Auburn Tuesday is that Auburn worked 11 on 11 during the Tigers' fourth spring practice. And quarterback Jeremy Johnson took all the snaps with the first-team offense. Sean White worked with the second team while John Franklin III worked with the third string.Interestingly, Jovon Robinson was also in the second t... Read Full Story

Room for Optimism for Auburn Baseball as Tigers Host No. 9 Ga. Tech – (Update, Tigers lose another close one)

By on March 8th, 2016 in Baseball 4 Comments »
11721973-AndrewMitchell Although Auburn dropped three close games over the weekend in the Cox Diamond Invitational in Pensacola, Tiger pitching has been phenomenal. Cole Lipscomb posted a season high eight strikeouts Sunday but it wasn't enough as the Tigers fell 3-1 to Southern Miss (10 - 2).The right hander only gave up two hits but didn't get much ... Read Full Story

Basketball Regular Season Ends Quietly, Provides Hope

By on March 7th, 2016 in Basketball 7 Comments »
19863113-mmmain From the outside, the 2015 - 2016 Auburn basketball season didn't live up to expectations. For the first time in history, Auburn sold out season tickets thanks to the revitalization that coach Bruce Pearl brought to the Plains. After a deep run in the SEC tournament in 2015, a solid recruiting class, and a little salesmanship, f... Read Full Story

Monday Musings

By on March 7th, 2016 in Football 9 Comments »
These things hardly make headlines anymore. An NFL player arrested for drug possession barely gets a mention. It doesn’t make it any less sad. This time it’s former Auburn star Tre Mason.According to reports, the Los Angeles Rams player has been charged with two misdemeanors and two traffic offenses – resisting an officer... Read Full Story

Auburn Makes Statement With Defeat of Mizzou in SEC Tourney. But is it enough for NCAA bid? (Updated)

By on March 4th, 2016 in Basketball 4 Comments »
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Update: Auburn lost to No.1 seed South Carolina 57-48 but not before giving the Gamecocks all they could handle. The Tigers outscored Carolina 32-25 in the second half. The strong showing against the No.2 Team in the nation should put the Tigers in good positioned for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament. Auburn will find out if they make the field Monday night, March 14th, during the selection show on ESPN.

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Spring Ball is Here!

By on March 3rd, 2016 in Football 7 Comments »
Spring Drills One The search for a starting quarterback is on.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! You wouldn't know it from the weather outside, but spring drills have begun at Auburn. Meanwhile, sleet pellets rattle our windows, and it is a raw winter day outside. This should be an interesting spring practice year with lots of n... Read Full Story

Auburn Quarterback Competition Underway as Spring Practice Begins on The Plains

By on March 2nd, 2016 in Football 35 Comments »
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While at FSU, Franklin’s athleticism was used to emulate Nick Marshall before the 2013 BCS National Championship game. He would seem to be the best option (no pun intended) to return Auburn to the explosive hurry-up offense the Tigers had so much success with Cam Newton and Nick Marshall. But ...

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Auburn Softball Shells the Competition at the Tiger Invitational

By on March 1st, 2016 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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Auburn hosted Boston College, Western Illinois and Indiana State this past weekend for the Tiger Invitational. The weekend began with a regular season matchup between the BC Eagles and Auburn Tigers, which continued the next day with a rematch. The low scoring ended with the second game as Auburn shelled the competition.

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Zach’s Under-rated Questions Heading Into Spring

By on February 29th, 2016 in Football 3 Comments »
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The period between National Signing Day and spring football is one of the slowest passages of time to any football fan. In that period, articles on every question for every team fill up social media. Zach takes a slightly different look at some popular questions heading into spring ball at Auburn.

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Friday Ramblings from The Plains

untitled-Peyton Barber,usatoady From the time former Auburn running back Peyton Barber first appeared in an A-day game, he has been a fan favorite. His hard tenacious style of running made him stand out. It's a style that mirrors a personality of putting his head down and keep plowing forward, no matter the obstacles. And we learned this week, he faces another... Read Full Story

Tigers Win Again!

By on February 25th, 2016 in Basketball 7 Comments »
Auburn Georgia BB Short-handed men win their fifth SEC game.(Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports.)     War Eagle, everybody! It was another Wednesday night miracle for the Auburn men's basketball team. An already short-handed group took a couple of staggering blows on the chin this week, the first of which was the loss of leading scorer Tyler Harris... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Ended Week Two in Dominant Fashion Despite First Loss

By on February 23rd, 2016 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
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Defending SEC Softball Champs have blown past competition for most of the year. But, they ran into a ranked James Madison squad. Read about the season, thus far, and when you can watch the Tigers.

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What Can Auburn Fans Expect from Derrick Brown: A Scouting Report

By on February 22nd, 2016 in Football 6 Comments »
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Auburn landed a star-studded recruiting class, headlined by the top WR core in the nation. While Brown's announcement made waves, will he play? Read Zach's scouting report on Derrick Brown.

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An Embarrassing Week for Dameyune Craig

By on February 22nd, 2016 in Football 26 Comments »
Maybe it’s because there’s not much to write about this time a year, but the Dameyune Craig move to LSU continues to have legs among the Auburn faithful. Everyone has an opinion.The bottom line is simple: Gus Malzahn must show vast improvement this season, or none of this will matter. Craig’s departure doesn’t change thi... Read Full Story

Butch Thompson Era Begins With Auburn’s 2016 Opener – (Update: Tigers Win!)

By on February 19th, 2016 in Baseball 10 Comments »
ButchThompsonAU1-640x444 For many Americans baseball, like spring, awakens thoughts of new beginnings. That's certainly true for the Auburn baseball team which opens a new season today at Plainsman Park against Sacramento State. It's not only the start of a new season, but the start of a new era on the Plains. It's the beginning of Butch Thompson's time... Read Full Story

Coach Craig’s Not So Subtle Message and What It (Possibly) Means

By on February 18th, 2016 in Football 14 Comments »

Dameyune Craig broke hearts when he left the Plains for Baton Rouge, but it was his parting shot that may have garnered the most attention. Yet, things aren't necessarily what people believe. Read Zach's opinion on what Craig's message meant.

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On the Road and Left for Dead

By on February 18th, 2016 in Basketball 6 Comments »
Brown lights up Arkansas Bryce Brown lights up the Hogs!(Photo by Gunnar Rathbun-USA TODAY Sports.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's a fine morning to be an Auburn Tiger! This week, I had prepared to do a piece on the coaching turnover with the Auburn football team, a topic sure to depress. I got home from work, and against my better judgment, flipped... Read Full Story

Auburn Lands Illinois LB Transfer

By on February 17th, 2016 in Football, News 5 Comments »
usa-today-8795537.0 Yesterday, Auburn landed another commitment for its 2016 recruiting class from T.J. Neal. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound middle linebacker is a graduate transfer who started 25 games for Illinois. The Pennsylvania native announced his decision during his official visit to the Plains on Tuesday. Neal chose Auburn over West Virginia.Nea... Read Full Story

Auburn Women’s Basketball Gaining National Recognition

By on February 16th, 2016 in Basketball 5 Comments »
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The Tigers received nine votes in the poll after their dominating victory over the Gators. In addition, today ESPN projected the Tigers to be an NCAA Tournament team. And with just three games remaining, the Tigers have an excellent chance to move into second place in the conference.

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