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Week 5 Pick ‘Em Results for Track ‘Em Tigers

By on October 2nd, 2014 in Football Comment »
College+Pickem+300x250+Creative Week 5 results are in and it looks like jandowareagl is the current leader. We only have 19 games to pick for this week but what a weekend of college football is on tap. The SEC gets into the meat of the schedule beginning Saturday morning with Texas A&M and Mississippi State. and it only gets more challenging from here on o... Read Full Story

Amen Corner Begins Early! – (a preview of Auburn – LSU).

By on October 2nd, 2014 in football 4 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! This week we are previewing the Auburn/LSU tilt, as well as taking a look at the Tigers' meaty SEC slate in general.

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The Dirty Dozen – Week Five

By on September 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
dirtydozen5 The Dirty Dozen looks at the games that Auburn’s opponents play throughout the season, highlighting points of interest, tendencies and potential issues for their remaining season and their future game against Auburn.Now the real work begins. The month of September has provided a superb prelude for what lies ahead: Key position... Read Full Story

Quan Bray Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

By on September 30th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
bray.auburn.092714 Quan Bray was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week Monday afternoon. It was the first SEC Player of the Week award for the Lagrange, Ga. nativeThe senior shined in his performance against Louisiana Tech Saturday with a perfectly executed 76-yard punt return for a touchdown. It was his second return for a touchdown in f... Read Full Story

It’s LSU Week in Auburn!

By on September 29th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
523e72100dba6.image One of the most fierce rivalries in college football will be renewed this Saturday on The Plains of Auburn when the No.5 Auburn Tigers host the No.15 LSU Tigers in what some have referred to over the years as the “Tiger Bowl.”Auburn opens the week as an 8.5 point favorite. But history says this game is usually closer than th... Read Full Story

Tigers Run Away from the Bulldogs. (Grading Auburn’s win over Louisiana Tech.)

By on September 28th, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
LA Tech grades

War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's 45-17 homecoming win over Louisiana Tech. This one was supposed to be an Auburn cakewalk, with lots of garbage time for the reserves before the day was through. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs had other ideas. Embarrassed at home a week ago by FCS opponent Northwestern State, the Bulldog players looked to make amends.

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Bomb the Bulldogs! (Auburn – La Tech open thread.)

By on September 27th, 2014 in Football 298 Comments »
LA Tech Thread

This is the Trackemtigers.com open thread for the September 27th homecoming matchup between Auburn and Louisiana Tech.

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College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday Sept. 27, 2014

By on September 27th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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War Eagle folks! It’s Home coming on The Plains as the No. 5 Auburn Tigers host the Bulldogs from Louisiana Tech ... For your convenience, we have posted the broadcast schedule below of all games leading up to and after Auburn’s 3 p.m. kickoff against La Tech.

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Just Another Week in the SEC…

By on September 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 5 Comments »
Jim Brown, USA Today Sports It only took four weeks, but we finally have a solid slate of SEC games to look forward to this weekend. In what could very well be an upset-heavy week within the greatest conference in college football, I give you a look at some of my predictions for this Saturday's matchups...Tennessee @ #12 Georgia -- 12:00ET (ESPN)After an... Read Full Story

A Bulldog Tuneup on Tap (preview of Auburn – La Tech).

By on September 25th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »
Passing game

War Eagle, everybody! We are headed into week five of this 2014 college football season. There have been a few bumps and bruises for the Tigers, but the bottom line is that the Tigers are 3-0, and are thus far waxing opponents by an average score of 41-16. While folks mutter about the passing game, the real story is that Auburn is playing shut-down defense most of the time this season, holding opponents to just 86 rushing yards per game.

I opined way back in June of this year that this week'sAuburn opponent Louisiana Tech is probably a year away from being a bowl team due to inexperience on both lines of scrimmage. Thus far this season, that prediction seems fair...

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Auburn’s Nick Marshall Key to Success for Toughest Schedule in the Nation

By on September 24th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
USP NCAA FOOTBALL: AUBURN AT KANSAS STATE S FBC USA KS Gus Malzahn knew what he wanted when he took over as the Head Coach of the Auburn Tigers. He wanted a quarterback that could run his Hurry Up No Huddle offense to perfection. With a proven eye for quarterback talent he went after and signed Nick Marshall, the top quarterback out of the junior college ranks.Malzahn knew right awa... Read Full Story

The Dirty Dozen – Week Four

By on September 23rd, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
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A look at the games that Auburn’s opponents play throughout the season, highlighting points of interest, tendencies and potential issues for their remaining season and their future game against Auburn... Big game confrontations will come soon enough, against all our old rivals, but the best teams this season will be the ones that play consistently in each and every game, not just those against the media favorites or in prime time.

If you've been following this series, you'll know how this works. I give a rating for each game based on the table below. I also conduct an analysis of that team's Efficiency Rating as the season progresses and present to you comments about the matchups ...

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TET Pick Em Results Week Four

By on September 23rd, 2014 in Football Comment »
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There will be 17 games for this week and all are on Saturday. With us dropping our worst two weeks' picks, so far four weeks in, the leaders only have their best two weeks worth of picks. There's still plenty of time to catch up if you're behind. Going into week five, here's how it shakes out:

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Joshua Holsey Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

By on September 22nd, 2014 in Football Comment »
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Holsey made a career high 11 tackles against Kansas State and helped hold All-Big 12 receiver Tyler Lockett to just 23 yards. “What he did was really phenomenal" said Gus Malzahn. " He’s a real calm, confident guy.”

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It’s Time to Realize: This Auburn Team is Different

By on September 22nd, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »
gus Auburn fans can’t help it. Gus Malzahn keeps pointing it out. Let’s just call it human nature. We can’t continue to compare last year’s Auburn team with this season’s bunch.In the bowels of Bill Snyder Family Stadium following Thursday’s uneven win over Kansas State, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn preached that this team i... Read Full Story

Tigers Tame the Wildcats! (grading Auburn’s win over Kansas State.)

By on September 21st, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn’s 20-14 win on the road against 20th ranked Kansas State. Billed by some as the biggest home game in Kansas State history, the Wildcats came to play, taking center stage in a Thursday night contest. Against a stout K-State defense, Auburn struggled to run the ball, and had a good many passes bouncing off hands. Still, with the game on the line in the 4th quarter, Auburn rose up and ...

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College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 9-20-14

By on September 20th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
6602468-USA TODAY Saturday's college football headliner will be in the ACC when Clemson takes on Florida State at 7p.m. CT. The Noles will be without the services of their starting quarterback after it was announced late Friday that he would be suspended for the entire game. Rerdshirt Sophomore Sean Maquire will get his first collegiate start.Mea... Read Full Story

Florida State Suspends Jameis Winston for Entire Clemson Game

By on September 20th, 2014 in Football, News 10 Comments »
1411183079000-USP-NCAA-Football-Citadel-at-Florida-State Florida State has announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for Saturday's entire game against Clemson. Head Football Coach Jimbo Fisher had given the 2013 Heisman winner a half game suspension earlier in the week; but he was apparently over ruled by President Garnett S. Stokes and Athletic Director Stan Wilcox... Read Full Story

Auburn “holds on” in Manhattan

By on September 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 30 Comments »
USA Today Sports My instincts told me that I should be worried. Primetime game, on the road in unknown territory, against a relatively unknown opponent, along with a key loss in safety Jermaine Whitehead – it was set up for failure from the start. But who knew our troubles wouldn’t come on defense, but instead on the offensive side of the ba... Read Full Story