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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 in 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

Dispatch the Gamecocks! (Auburn vs. Jacksonville State, Open Thread.)

By on September 12th, 2015 in Football 5 Comments »
Jacksonville Thread Tigers open at home!(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody, and good morning! Today the Auburn Tigers return to the friendly confines of Jordan-Hare Stadium to play the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. The FCS Gamecocks will visit, hoping that they'll pull off a landmark upset. This game will be televised on the SEC Ne... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 9-12-15

By on September 11th, 2015 in Football, News 1 Comment »
18712383-mmmain For the first time in school history the Auburn home opener is a sellout. The Tigers take on the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Saturday at 11:00 a.m. CT. While last week's victory over Louisville left quite a few of the Tigers wounded, Coach Malzahn has said that all of the injuries were not major, and he expected everyone to be ... Read Full Story

Ramblings of a college football junkie! (Week one)

By on September 11th, 2015 in Football 2 Comments »
War Eagle everyone!! I am so grateful that college football has finally arrived. Isn’t it funny how college sports give us something that we can all have in common? You don’t have to attend college to enjoy the camaraderie of the competition.The state of Alabama is an excellent example of this fact.Thank God we get to renew ... Read Full Story

Heisman Nopeful or Hopeful: Why the Struggle?

By on September 11th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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Jeremy Johnson looked a far cry from a Heisman hopeful and NFL talent as he tossed 3 INT's Saturday. Should fans be worried?

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A Month From Today….

By on September 11th, 2015 in Featured Article, Other Sports 1 Comment »

An SEC Championship team will return to defend its title one month from today. Are you ready to support them? Do you even know who it is?

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Friday From the Eagle’s Nest

By on September 11th, 2015 in Football 10 Comments »
21928_aufootball09052015dakotasumpter17p  (Dakota Sumpter | Senior Photographer | The Plainsman)Show of hands – who has been dodging pieces of falling sky this week? Jeremy Johnson forgot how to play quarterback, Gus Malzahn forgot how to call an offense, and Carl Lawson may need hip surgery (not really). The various Auburn message boards I frequent all had their fi... Read Full Story