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An Early May Look Ahead

By on May 7th, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
Special Teams A-Day We'll also look at Auburn's special teams.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Warm weather is upon us, and spring rains have departed northward. This is the time of year that I start looking ahead at Auburn's schedule and prospects for victory in each football game. This year's a little different, because I keep... Read Full Story

Mid-Week Musings

NCAA Football: Auburn-Spring Game The hype surrounding the football program... is unreal following A-Day, as it seems every preseason poll is ranking Auburn in its top 5. Again, word of caution, Auburn tends to disappoint when ranked so highly in the preseason. And as always, these polls mean absolutely nothing -- they're just created with the sole purpose to ge... Read Full Story

A Look at The 2015 NFL Draft Through Orange and Blue Tinted Lenses

By on May 5th, 2015 in Football 14 Comments »
usa-today-7702649.0 The 2015 NFL Draft is over, and once again the Southeastern Conference made a dominant showing. The league's 54 picks led all other conferences in total drafts for the ninth consecutive year.Many, including yours truly, expected Auburn to place more than four players in the draft. In fact, in a Track 'em Tigers poll, fifty-two p... Read Full Story

Auburn Prepares for National Championship Run

By on May 4th, 2015 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
clint myer It’s ok guys. You can admit it. I will. You watch women’s softball and love it. How can you not, when Auburn is among the best in the country? That’s no news flash. What Clint Myers has done over the past few months ranks right up there with Gus Malzahn in 2013. Despite a heartbreaking loss to LSU on Sunday in Baton Rouge... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball vs. LSU – Nation’s Marquee Series This Weekend – (Update: AU wins series, next up SEC Tournament)

By on May 1st, 2015 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
i There is an excitement around Auburn softball this year like never before; record crowds, home runs, dominating wins, and comeback games. The Tigers (44 - 8) have been playing lights out and are currently ranked No. 8 nationally.This weekend Auburn has a chance to win the SEC regular season championship when the Tigers take on N... Read Full Story

Is Another Explosive Auburn Offense on Tap?

By on April 30th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
Explosive offense The Tigers have all the tools to be dangerous!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody. I had planned a joyous post today, waxing optimistic about Auburn's offensive chances in the coming season. And frankly, we've seldom had quite the array of talent this offense has. Instead, first I'll offer a little comment on s... Read Full Story

How Will Auburn Do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – (with poll)

By on April 29th, 2015 in Football 7 Comments »
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Auburn University had four NFL Draft picks in 2014, including two in the first round. Although there will not be any Auburn players to go in the first round this year, there just may be more Tigers drafted. Let's take a look at some probable draftees for the 2015 NFL Draft which begins Thursday.

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What are Auburn Baseball’s Odds of Playing in an NCAA Regional?

By on April 28th, 2015 in Baseball 5 Comments »
17573012-mmmain Auburn Baseball began the second half of the SEC season this past weekend with a series sweep of rival Georgia. It was the first SEC sweep for Auburn in three seasons. And it couldn't have come at a better time.The Tigers entered the series with a 7-11 league record and questions about making the conference tournament in three w... Read Full Story

Coming to a Town Near You: Michigan Football

By on April 27th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
Harbaugh Can I really be taking Jim Harbaugh’s side on an issue involving the Big 10 and the SEC? I guess so, because I see nothing wrong with the Michigan football coach setting up shop in Prattville this summer for a football camp.It’s brilliant.The first year Wolverines coach is catching criticism from SEC coaches for taking his s... Read Full Story

Sizing up the Auburn Defense

By on April 23rd, 2015 in Football 10 Comments »
Tackle End Twist A-Day The biggest questions are up front.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Spring practice is now officially in the books, and the Tigers begin grueling “voluntary workouts.” This week, we'll take a look at the Auburn defense, and what its prospects might be in the coming season. Honestly, it's been a difficult ... Read Full Story

Muschamp Pleased So Far With Auburn Defense

By on April 22nd, 2015 in Football Comments Off
B9315559721Z_1_20150101173408_000_GRR9IFTTL_1-0 Coach Muschamp met with the media after the last spring practice on Monday. Answering questions from the press, he said, "I'm pretty pleased with where we are. We've got a good core of guys who are working very, very hard."After that "core"group though, Muschamp admits the defense is still challenged in some areas, particularly ... Read Full Story

Tigers’ Pitcher Exemplifies Auburn Motto: Never to Yield

By on April 21st, 2015 in Baseball 6 Comments »
17538994-mmmain He helped lead Elmore county's Edgewood High to four consecutive state titles with a career record of 39-2. After the Wildcats won their fourth title, he signed to play college ball for his father's alma mater, Auburn University.But before Cole Lipscomb could really get started he had to face a major hurdle - Tommy John surgery.... Read Full Story

It’s Jeremy Johnson’s Team … Malzahn Names Junior Starting Quarterback

By on April 20th, 2015 in Football, News 5 Comments »
1383013606000-10-28-2013-Auburn-Johnson-USA TODAY "I feel like it's my team," Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson told reporters two weeks ago. And today Head Coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Johnson as the Tigers' team leader and starting QB. "Everyone in our program has 100 percent confidence in him," said Malzahn. It came as little surprise when Gus made the announcement via twitt... Read Full Story

Inspired Defense on A-Day

By on April 19th, 2015 in Football 24 Comments »
A Day Starting Defense

Too many questions remain about this team, and too many of our top guys didn't play on A-Day or played only a few snaps. But on the plus side, it was nice to see guys swarming to the ball on defense, even if there were issues on display as well - Check out the rest of this article for a complete analysis of A-Day including position break downs.

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Jeremy Johnson’s A-Day Performance Proves There is No Quarterback Race

By on April 18th, 2015 in Football 2 Comments »
-f9ded84278f0e92f Auburn A-Day, 2015 ... a great day to be on the Plains. But then again it's always a good day whenever you find yourself in the Loveliest Village. Despite theforecast all week calling for rain, Mother Nature smiled on 62,143 fans, providing almost perfect weather for a spring football game.Will Muschamp's presence was certainly ... Read Full Story

A-Day is Here!

By on April 18th, 2015 in Football 11 Comments »
A Day Open Thread A-Day open thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's Auburn football game day once again! It's A-Day on the Plains. This game will be televised, but you'll need access to ESPN3.com to see the whole game. Snippets will air from time to time on the SEC Network channels. The game starts at 1:00 PM Central Day... Read Full Story

Complete A-Day Preview

hi-res-d0a9bb546c9e19bbf66ed611df4e1efd_crop_north When: Tiger Walk starts at 11:45 am CT in the usual spot, while the game begins at 1:00 pm CT.Rules: This year's edition will feature a similar format to years past. There will be 12-minute quarters with "regular clock rules", but with the possibility of a running clock in the second half in order to avoid injuries as well as s... Read Full Story

Five Burning Questions for A-Day 2015

By on April 16th, 2015 in Football 10 Comments »
Five Burning A Day The Tigers will take the field this Saturday!(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! We've transitioned in the past six weeks from frozen tundra to 40 days and 40 nights of rain, and now A-Day is within sight. Saturday afternoon at 1:00 PM Central Time, we'll get our first look at the 2015 Auburn Tiger football team... Read Full Story

Malzahn Expecting Big Crowd for A-Day … Despite Rain Forecast

By on April 15th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
USATSI_7230786_220956_lowres Gus Malzahn met the press Tuesday and summed up his feelings on the Tigers after their next-to-last spring practice before A-Day. “It has been a very physical spring, and we wanted it to be physical," said Malzahn. "Overall, I feel very good about where we are, especially after today.” Malzahn said he was particularly pleas... Read Full Story

A Special Auburn Baseball Player

By on April 14th, 2015 in Baseball 5 Comments »
14588950-mmmain He arrived in Auburn as a High School All-American and a two time Gatorade Alabama State Player of the Year. And much was expected of the long-legged kid from Cullman. Yet no one could have predicted the success he would have in just a year and a half on the Plains. As a freshman he made 33 total starts, including 28 at first b... Read Full Story