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Tiger-Eye Review—War Damn Eagle Edition

By on August 29th, 2018 in Football 9 Comments »
With football season about to start and the fact that I recently saw (and correctly identified - see below) a War Eagle flying above my house the other day here in Charlotte, NC, I thought I'd share a story I wrote six years ago on this very site, updated with some minor corrections. This was originally entitled 'Eureka' back in... Read Full Story

11th ANNUAL TET COLLEGE PICK’EM STARTS THIS WEEK!

By on August 28th, 2018 in Football 1 Comment »
It's game time! I hope you are as excited as I am for the opening game of our Auburn Tigers this week. Atlanta will be buzzing with orange and blue Tiger fans, and you can count me in with them! With that being said, it is SIGN UP TIME for all of you who have yet to register for our 11th annual Track ‘Em Tigers College Pick... Read Full Story

Tuesday’s Game-Week Thoughts

By on August 28th, 2018 in Football 30 Comments »
It is finally game week, and in just a few days, half the teams in America will have a loss. For some teams, that loss won't torpedo their chances to be in contention for a national championship run. In just a few days, all the superlatives, all the hyperbole, all of the preseason talk simply will not matter. Perhaps the best pa... Read Full Story

Five Auburn Players Poised to Have a Breakout Year on Offense in 2018

By on August 27th, 2018 in Football 4 Comments »
It’s just five days till kick off for the Auburn football team. After a near miss at the College Football Playoffs, the Tigers enter 2018 with a lot of new faces along with a lot of questions.Perhaps the biggest of which is can the Tiger offense maintain or even improve on last year’s performance that averaged 451 yards and ... Read Full Story

TET Podcast Episode #18—Schedule Breakdown

By on August 24th, 2018 in Football Comment »
 Zach and I are back this week to discuss Auburn's daunting 2018 schedule, preview Track'Em Tigers' 2018 Pick'Em Contest, and welcome Jay aboard for the season! I hope you enjoy the episode, and as always, we welcome any feedback you may have. ... Read Full Story

Nine Days Away

By on August 23rd, 2018 in Football 16 Comments »
Tigers are preparing for Washington (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! A long, hot summer is nearly over, and college football is on the way. Auburn this week officially ended fall camp and has gone on to work on a difficult opening game against the Washington Huskies. It may surprise some folks to hear that Aub... Read Full Story

Tiger-Eye Review—Preseason Buzz Edition

By on August 22nd, 2018 in Football 5 Comments »
I've had a bee in my bonnet all summer. I've been trying to make sense of the incessant chitter of rankings, predicted outcomes and opinions from the media beat reporters. I sometimes wonder if many of these predictions are actually based upon real analysis of coaching and player talent, team experience or other such data, or if... Read Full Story

11th ANNUAL TET COLLEGE PICK’EM—SIGN UP TODAY!

By on August 21st, 2018 in Football Comment »

Last year’s winner, Brianyork, holds the The Golden Bo Trophy high. He has signed up to defend his title! Have you signed up? Can you be the next winner of the Golden Bo Award?

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Cord Sandberg: A Scouting Report

By on August 21st, 2018 in Football, News 3 Comments »
One of the strangest signings in recent memory for Gus Malzahn occurred this summer when 23-year-old Cord Sandberg decided to give football another try. Sandberg spent six years inside the Philadelphia Phillies' organization before deciding to head back to the gridiron. Sandberg visited and ultimately committed to Auburn over L... Read Full Story

Auburn Sets Focus On College Football Kickoff Classic—13 Days Away

By on August 20th, 2018 in Football, News 2 Comments »
The Auburn football team held its final scrimmage of the fall Sunday and will take today off to rest and attend the first day of fall classes. But the respite will not be long as the coaches will be taking the next two weeks to prepare for No. 6 Washington in the Kickoff Classic on September 1.In Sunday’s post scrimmage presse... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Podcast Now Available on ITunes—(Listen to Episode 17 Today)

We have some big news  today for our TET community. Track ‘Em Tigers Podcast is now available on #iTunes for your listening pleasure! That means you can listen to some of the best Auburn football talk on the internet, on Google Play, on SoundCloud, as well as on itunes. We want to give a big thanks to program director Derrick... Read Full Story

Nostalgic Friday: Bo Jackson’s Heisman Trophy Year

By on August 17th, 2018 in Football, Memories 6 Comments »
It’s hard to believe that most teenagers have no recollection of Bo Jackson’s playing career. Time does move fast.Gone are the days where Bo could show up on campus and cause high school All Americans to wet themselves at the mere sight of the great one. He was a tremendous recruiting tool for Auburn.It seems like only yeste... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Gearing Up For an Exciting Football Season

By on August 15th, 2018 in Football 8 Comments »
With just under three weeks till Auburn opens against No. 6 Washington in the College Football Kickoff Classic, the staff members at Track ‘Em Tigers are gearing up for the 2018 season. Consequently, we’ve put together a full lineup for our readers each day of the week. Cole Locascio will be returning for another season and... Read Full Story

TIME TO SIGN UP!!! 11th Annual TRACK’EM TIGERS COLLEGE PICK’EM is Here!!!

Another college football season is at our front door. If you haven’t signed up yet for the TET Pick 'em contest, you’ll need to create a Yahoo email account if you don’t already have one. Then follow the instructions in this article to get started. The first week’s games are already listed and ready to pick, and everyone is welcome to play, so ...

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Tiger-Eye Review—Urkatastrophe Edition

By on August 13th, 2018 in Football 5 Comments »
A Preseason Review of the SECWith apologies to the great George Kennan, I'm reminded of the German translation of his remark about what Europe experienced between 1914–1918 when I look over the events of 2014–2018 in the Southeastern Conference. Both periods started with long-standing traditional powers and regimes that stre... Read Full Story

TET Podcast Episode 16: 2018 Season Premiere

The TET Podcast is back for a second season! Episode 16 covers a lot of ground, so check it out!

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Nostalgic Friday: Auburn vs. Florida State 1984

By on August 10th, 2018 in Football, Memories 11 Comments »
The 1984 Florida State game in Tallahassee is without question the best game that was never seen by most Auburn fans. It’s my all time favorite. Despite pairing two top twenty teams, no networks picked up the game—what a shame.No, it didn’t have the importance of an Alabama or Georgia match-up, but for sheer excitement, it... Read Full Story

Wednesday Ramblings

By on August 8th, 2018 in Football, News, Other Sports 13 Comments »
Well, I named it "Ramblings" for a reason...Has anyone talked about the “dead” period during the summer? I mean the really dead period where there is no college football and the highlights are rewatching Auburn beat Number 1 Georgia and Number 1 Alabama—only to totally collapse in the SEC Championship Game and, yet again,... Read Full Story

Fall Camp Has Begun!

By on August 6th, 2018 in Football 8 Comments »
Early, rare positive superlatives are out there on this team     War Eagle, everybody! Fall camp has started, and we finally have a bit of actual news to comment upon! From the beginning of fall drills there are some rave reviews all around. Most importantly, there seems to be an urgency, perhaps missing in the past with thi... Read Full Story

Nostalgic Friday: First Ever Iron Bowl on The Plains

By on August 3rd, 2018 in Football, Memories 8 Comments »
December 2, 1989. Auburn has played many big games over the course of its 100+ years in existence, but none have been more important than the contest that took place on that cool December day.Alabama said it would never happen. Pat Dye was determined that it would. It did. The stakes could not have been higher. Alabama was ranke... Read Full Story