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No Way Out for Auburn Football

By on October 15th, 2018 in Football 21 Comments »
What’s at stake for Auburn football over the next month is bigger than one man. Its outcome threatens to bring down the entire university. On the surface that sounds like a lot of hyperbole, but it’s very real.A new school president staked his future on a football coach he barely knew last year. He brought on a new athletic ... Read Full Story

Tennessee Fades Auburn (Grading Auburn’s 30–24 Loss to Tennessee)

By on October 14th, 2018 in Football 13 Comments »
A sloppy performance (John Reed, USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on an abysmal Auburn day, hosting the Tennessee Volunteers. Shaky offensive line problems continued, and a propensity to give the ball back to Tennessee doomed the Tigers to a 30–24 loss to Tennessee. Auburn ... Read Full Story

Vanquish the Vols! (Auburn vs. Tennessee Open Thread)

By on October 13th, 2018 in Football 9 Comments »
Can Auburn bash Tennessee?(John Reed-USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle, everybody! This morning, the Auburn Tigers will host Tennessee, taking on the Volunteers in an important SEC battle. The loser of this game likely does not go to a bowl, and the winner gains confidence and renewed motivation to improve.     This game w... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 10–13–18

By on October 12th, 2018 in Football, News Comment »
After six weeks of sweltering temperatures Auburn fans will finally be able to experience a football game in closer to fall weather with highs in the 70’s and lows in the 50’s. On Saturday the No. 21 Tigers will take on the Tennessee Volunteers with kickoff set for 11 a.m. CT on the SEC Network.It will be “Stripe the Stadi... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers TV Episode 6

See what Coach Nelson and I have to say in this week's Episode 6 on the state of Auburn football's season at the halfway point.

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A Must Win Game

By on October 11th, 2018 in Football 10 Comments »
Can Auburn Roll Over Tennessee?(Photo by Randy Sartin, USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle, everybody! Saturday morning bright and early, the Auburn Tigers will host the Tennessee Volunteers. Both teams come into this game as damaged goods, and Auburn is a double-digit favorite. Auburn has not been impressive offensively this se... Read Full Story

Turning Down the Back Stretch

By on October 10th, 2018 in Football 4 Comments »
College fans wait eight long months for the start of football. It’s hard to believe that half of the season is already over. As Sullivan013 pointed out in his weekly column, it looks as if no one will be able to stop the freight train from west Alabama.Auburn on the other hand is struggling to produce some semblance of consist... Read Full Story

Tiger-Eye Review—Inside-Outside Edition

By on October 9th, 2018 in Football 4 Comments »
Are we in or out? It depends on perspective.In 1944, legendary West Point head coach Earl Blaik began two successive national championship seasons in three years with the help of two remarkable players—speedster Glenn Davis and bruising fullback Felix "Doc" Blanchard. The duo was nicknamed "Mr. Outside and Mr. Inside," and beh... Read Full Story

TET College Pick’Em Results—WEEK 6

By on October 9th, 2018 in Football Comment »
An antsy War Eagle to everyone. Yes, frustration is high as our Auburn Tigers are on the brink of falling apart. Two losses do not a defeated season make, but you have to wonder if the Tigers will be able to straighten things out. The UT Volunteers may be just what the doctor ordered this week for an Auburn program that is still... Read Full Story

The World’s Cruelest Roller Coaster Ride

By on October 8th, 2018 in Football 32 Comments »
The daily high temperatures on the Plains have yet to dip below 90 degrees, and Auburn’s football season is already a forgone conclusion. The only question left is whether it will have more than four losses by year’s end. Any hope of heading to Amen Corner with a fighting chance was obliterated by an average Mississippi Stat... Read Full Story

Auburn Fumbles One Away in Starkville (Grading Auburn’s 23-9 Loss to Mississippi State)

Auburn could not execute when it counted.     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on an Auburn collapse in Starkville. Shaky offensive line problems continued, and a propensity to drop the ball on the ground doomed the Tigers to a 23–9 loss to the Mississippi State Bulldogs. A normally stout front ... Read Full Story

Beat the Bulldogs! (Auburn at Mississippi State Open Thread)

By on October 6th, 2018 in Football 3 Comments »
Hostile territory awaits, for the first time this year.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will visit Starkville, Mississippi to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Both teams are coming off a couple of weeks of offensive disappointment and are looking to redeem their respective se... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 10–06–18

By on October 5th, 2018 in Football, News Comment »
This weekend marks the halfway point of the 2018 college football season. For many schools, the second half of the season is the beginning of the tough part of the schedule. Historically, it’s a time that the teams in the nation’s strongest division start knocking off one another.And as usually is the case, no team in the SE... Read Full Story

Track’Em Tigers TV Episode 5

By on October 4th, 2018 in Football 1 Comment »

In this episode of TET TV coach Nelson and I discuss Auburn's historically long game against Southern Miss. And, we also take a look ahead to the Tigers' road trip at Mississippi State.

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Into the Bulldog Den

By on October 4th, 2018 in Football 1 Comment »
Auburn should expect a noisy night in Starkville (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! Saturday evening, the Auburn Tigers will embark on their first true road contest of the season at Mississippi State. Both teams come into this game as offensively damaged goods, and Auburn is a 4-point favorite. The Auburn offens... Read Full Story

Tiger-Eye Review—Meat of the Schedule Edition

By on October 3rd, 2018 in Football 7 Comments »
We have arrived at the point of the season where conference dynamics and competition hit full stride. October is the month of decision in the Southeastern Conference. Other than one or two contests, every single game across both divisions will be an interdivision or cross-division showdown of talent week to week. Few if any of t... Read Full Story

TET College Pick’Em Results—WEEK 5

By on October 2nd, 2018 in Football, News 1 Comment »
War Eagle everyone! It was a long day for our No. 8 Auburn Orange and Blue last Saturday, but we came away with a win over the Golden Eagles! Ugly, yes, but a win is a win and that works for me! Now the Tigers hit the road and prepare for the cowbells of MSU. Halfway is here and the bulk of the SEC play is now upon us. What will... Read Full Story

Upon Further Review: Apologies Are In Order

By on October 2nd, 2018 in Football 6 Comments »
The age-old argument about men is that they don't know how or simply won't admit when they are wrong. Whether it is refusing to follow directions on assembling a coffee table from Ikea to doggedly sticking to going the wrong way when they know they made a wrong turn on the highway, men are stubborn, and they refuse to admit they... Read Full Story

What if Auburn Had Hired Kirby Smart?

By on October 1st, 2018 in Football 32 Comments »
Around this time six years ago, Auburn was tiring of Gene Chizik, who was on the way to arguably the worst season in a generation. By year’s end, the choice for Auburn’s new coach was down to two—Gus Malzahn and Kirby Smart.We all know the rest of the story. Both interviewed strongly. Smart, who was Alabama’s defensive c... Read Full Story

Auburn Survives the Golden Eagles! (Grading Auburn’s 24–13 Win Over Southern Mississippi)

By on September 30th, 2018 in Football 5 Comments »
Seth Williams skies for a touchdown!(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's epically long homecoming win over Southern Mississippi. It was a tale of two games, almost. A couple of hours plus a lightning delay meant that this game kicked off at 3:01 PM and did not end... Read Full Story