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The Downward Spiral?

By on May 10th, 2017 in Baseball, News 5 Comments »
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Photo by Wade Rackley/Auburn Athletics Auburn baseball has dropped four straight. Following a weekend sweep by Alabama, the Tigers slipped up yet again against another state foe, UAB, by a score of 8–2. Last week, following a series win at Mississippi State, the Tigers received a top 5 ranking—its first in 18 years—and were at the top of the SEC West. Now, fou... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Chronicles: Tigers Win First Series in Tuscaloosa

By on May 9th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 2 Comments »
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The last series of the regular season was the most anticipated one as Auburn traveled to Tuscaloosa looking for their first series win against the Tide in T-town. Auburn did just that by winning games one and two.

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From Six to Three – Auburn Quarterback Depth Suffers Another Hit

By on May 8th, 2017 in Football, News 9 Comments »
22641738-mmmain Auburn started the spring with six scholarship quarterbacks. Today, that number is down to three as redshirt freshman Woody Barrett announced he would be be transferring. Frankly, the move was not unexpected in some circles, including here at Track 'em Tigers. After he received only six reps in the spring game and true freshma... Read Full Story

All Is Not Lost for Auburn Baseball

By on May 8th, 2017 in Baseball, News 10 Comments »
-759c310f4b6d68ef No. 4 Auburn entered this weekend as the first-place team in the league with a chance to win the SEC regular-season baseball championship with a sweep of last place Alabama. However, it was Bama that did the sweeping. The Tide took two one-run games on Saturday, 4–3 and 7–6, and then won a 15-inning slugfest late Sunday nigh... Read Full Story

The Eagles Visit Auburn – (first in a series of opponent previews)

By on May 4th, 2017 in Football, News 13 Comments »
GaSou Werts Quarterback Shai Werts is a dual threat guy      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the first Auburn opponent preview of the year! On September 2nd, the Georgia Southern Eagles visit Auburn for the season-opening football game for both teams. For the Tigers, this will be the time to tune up for a tough visit to Cl... Read Full Story

How Long Will Woody Barrett Wait For His Shot?

By on May 3rd, 2017 in Football, News 16 Comments »
58c23d5f905a2.image Fans were excited when he committed to Auburn. He came to the Plains as a dual-threat quarterback with a strong arm. Some even compared his style of play to Cam Newton. After all Woody Barrett had the size (6’-2”, 240 lbs) and the stats to draw that kind of attention. He certainly fits the quarterback model that has worked b... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Chronicle: Tigers Sweep Mississippi State, Alabama Looms Big

By on May 2nd, 2017 in News, Other Sports 3 Comments »
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Auburn added its second sweep of the 2017 season as they took down the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Jane B. Moore field. It was an exciting weekend, featuring a walk-off grand slam, several broken records and the fifth largest crowd in Auburn history.

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Butch Thompson Architect of Auburn Baseball’s Meteoric Rise to Top of SEC

By on May 1st, 2017 in Baseball, News 8 Comments »
butch-thompson Looking back at the preseason college baseball rankings, I'm reminded of Mark Twain's famous quote: "The reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated." Picked to finish last in the SEC West, Auburn baseball now sits atop of the Southeastern Conference.  For the second straight weekend the Tigers beat a team at the top o... Read Full Story

Special Teams and a Look at the Fall Schedule

By on April 28th, 2017 in Football 13 Comments »
Carlson Special Tigers have a phenomenal kicker in the house (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for a post-spring preview of the Auburn special teams. Given that returns aren't live during A-Day, this is probably the most difficult unit to take anything meaningful off the field from that scrimmage. Still, th... Read Full Story

Offensive Coordinator Chip Lindsey: A Former Player’s Perspective

By on April 27th, 2017 in Football, Memories 4 Comments »
Jan 21, 2017; Auburn, AL, USA; New Auburn Tigers offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey is introduced to the media following the basketball game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Auburn Arena.  Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Chip Lindsey isn't new to Alabama. Auburn's offensive coordinator has been coaching for a very long time and has a list of accolades that have afforded him the opportunity to lead Auburn's resurgent offense. Lost among all the dates, stats, and accolades is his first football coaching gig, a stint at Sparkman High School where he coached Track 'Em Tiger's Zach Taylor. Read Zach's thoughts on Auburn's coach.

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Auburn Slips Up in Midweek Matchup

By on April 26th, 2017 in Baseball 2 Comments »
Christian-Camacho-1280x720-Kris-Sims-2017 It's baseball. Teams will lose some unexpected games. It happens, and it's not the end of the world. No. 5 Auburn fell to Troy, 5–2, on Tuesday night at Plainsman Park. And the game could have and should have been much worse than that. Troy put 14 in the hits column and left 14 runners stranded on base over the course of the ... Read Full Story

Tigers Take Series from Gamecocks Despite Uninspiring Offense (An Auburn Softball Review)

By on April 25th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 3 Comments »
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Auburn squeaked out a series win against one of the SEC's worst softball programs and scored just f runs. Spectacular pitching kept Auburn in all three games and limited the Gamecocks to zero runs in games one and two before allowing three runs in a game-three loss. Did the loss of two Auburn starters contribute?

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Josh Anthony Named SEC Baseball Player of the Week

By on April 24th, 2017 in Baseball, News 1 Comment »
-f90ed981b7dbc911 Auburn third baseman Josh Anthony has been named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week. The league office made the announcement early Monday. The junior received the honor for his performance in the Tigers' series win over No. 11 Arkansas. The Columbus, Ga. native was 2-for-2 in stolen bases and was a terror at the plate... Read Full Story

Auburn Baseball Is Proving to the SEC How Dangerous It Can Be

By on April 24th, 2017 in Baseball, News 5 Comments »
12631771 (1) The best surprise  to come out of Auburn this spring has been a rejuvenated baseball program. And Auburn keeps on rolling along as the No. 10 Tigers defeated No. 11 Arkansas in a three-game home stand over the weekend in what was possibly the biggest series at Plainsman Park in the past seven years. Sunday's game marked the se... Read Full Story

Old Friends, Old Friends

By on April 22nd, 2017 in Football, Memories 6 Comments »
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After all is said and done, the only thing you really have in this world is your friends and family. So value the friends you have gained in your lifetime, especially those you found at Auburn. If you haven’t spoken to one in a long time, pick up the freaking phone, burn some rollover minutes and call them up. It doesn't have to be for a reason. Let’s face it, the clock only runs in one direction ...

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How Will the Arrest of Three Auburn Softball Players Affect Auburn’s Post-Season Play?

By on April 21st, 2017 in News, Other Sports 16 Comments »
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Three Auburn players, including two starters, were arrested early Thursday morning for marijuana possession. The loss, even temporarily, of two of these players may have sunk Auburn's post-season hopes.

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A Juggernaut in the Making! (An Early Preview of the 2017 Auburn Offense)

By on April 20th, 2017 in Football, News 6 Comments »
A day offensive review Two receivers, only one defender in the same zip code. Stidham found Hastings on that play, for 50+ yards!(Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! Today, we'll take a look at what we might expect to see out of the Auburn offense in 2017. In the past decade, when Auburn could run the ball, offensive records tende... Read Full Story

Auburn Completes Its Road Trip

By on April 19th, 2017 in Baseball, News 3 Comments »
22251708-mmmain Auburn completed its eight-game road trip on Tuesday with a 15–7 victory against Kennesaw State. The Tigers picked up five victories during the road stretch, and they now have their eyes set on their series against Arkansas at home this weekend.At one point in last night's game, the No. 10 Tigers held a 13–1 lead followi... Read Full Story

Tigers Rebound After Loss, Take Series Against Missouri (An Auburn Softball Review)

By on April 18th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »
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Judging by the results on Friday night, it appeared Auburn may have been treading on thin ice against unranked Missouri. The Tigers fought back and took the series with back-to-back wins. Read how they pulled it off.

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Al Borges Has Always Been An Auburn Tiger

By on April 17th, 2017 in Football, News 5 Comments »
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Even after leaving the Plains, Al still talked like an Auburn Tiger. “My four years coaching there, I wouldn’t trade anything for it. What made my job so good really to me was the Auburn fans. The Auburn fans were awesome.”

Borges will be helping new OC Chip Lindsey with quarterbacks. It may seem strange that Lindsey would welcome such a move, since that’s an area that is supposed to be his expertise. But ...

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