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“They’re Breaking Me Down, To Build Me Over Again….”

By on August 30th, 2016 in Memories, News 15 Comments »

I just now heard the news that my first dorm at Auburn, the Caroline Draughon Village Extension, is being demolished.

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What does Success Look Like Saturday Night?

By on August 29th, 2016 in Football 22 Comments »
jhs They are words we have longed for since January: It’s officially game week on the Plains.More has been written about this team since the last snap in Birmingham than anyone cares to remember. Expectations are low for Saturday night and the season. There are more than a few questions on both the offensive and defensive sides of... Read Full Story

Why is Auburn Outside the Preseason Top 25?

By on August 29th, 2016 in Football, News 11 Comments »

The Auburn Tigers will enter the season unranked in the AP poll. It seems that Auburn doesn't get judged the same way other teams are judged.

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on August 28th, 2016 in Football, News 13 Comments »
f72ee9a606a9c5e00ef4659a6b67ec7b-original The Offense has its Leader Late Thursday evening Gus Malzahn confirmed what many have speculated. Sean White will be the quarterback when Auburn welcomes #2 Clemson to Jordan-Hare next weekend. I, for one, am not surprised by this decision, and I believe many in the fan base aren’t surprised either. When healthy last season, W... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Offensive Line Gels and Solidifies

By on August 27th, 2016 in Football 7 Comments »

Auburn has a lot of experience on the offensive line. Yet, only one of the potential starters has begun and ended in the same position. The front five will go a long way in determining just how far this Auburn Tiger team can go. Who are they, and how did they get here?

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Sean White Announced as Auburn’s Starting Quarterback

By on August 25th, 2016 in Football 11 Comments »
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Mississippi State vs Auburn in Auburn, Ala. on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.
Zach Bland/Auburn Athletics Upon completion of the Tigers' practice this evening, Gus Malzahn announced that redshirt sophomore Sean White would start against Clemson. The move comes as not much of a surprise as various Auburn outlets have reported White to be the front-runner since the team gathered in Auburn for fall camp. I still expect we'll see John F... Read Full Story

The Quarterback Race Goes On

By on August 25th, 2016 in Football 14 Comments »
Fall Camp 4 Fall camp is well into the third week, and there is still no starting quarterback.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Fall camp continues, and we'll soon be coming up on opening game week. Auburn will take on the second-ranked Clemson Tigers in Jordan-Hare Stadium in a nationally televised tilt. I don't know abo... Read Full Story

One of College Football’s Greatest Traditions Returns!

By on August 24th, 2016 in Football, News 6 Comments »
toomers-national-championship “This is a tremendous day for the Auburn Family and for all sports fans across the country who love the fall and football,” said Ron Booth, executive director of facility operations at Auburn University. Booth made the statement in a University news release today announcing the school's intent to reinstate the fans rolling t... Read Full Story

Catching Up, And Making A Case For JF3

By on August 24th, 2016 in Football 23 Comments »

While giving John Franklin III the starting quarterback position might be one of Malzahn's riskiest decisions during his time at Auburn, if successful it could potentially be his absolute best, because I believe that Franklin gives Auburn the greatest opportunity for success in 2016.

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Predicting the Future: How Malzahn’s Offenses Fare in Season Openers

By on August 23rd, 2016 in Football 10 Comments »

With little information coming out of fall camp, fans are left to speculate on what will happen on September 3rd. What does the past tell Auburn fans about Gus Malzahn's ability in season openers? What about nonconference opponents? Take a look.

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Track ‘Em Tigers Ready For Football Season

By on August 22nd, 2016 in Football, News 6 Comments »
13408616-mmmain With just under two weeks till Auburn opens against Clemson, the staff here at Track 'Em Tigers are getting excited about the 2016 season. Consequently, we’ve taken the opportunity to change our weekly lineup for covering Auburn Football.As usual our week will begin on Mondays with an editorial from our Publisher, Jay Coulter.... Read Full Story

Rod Bramblett Gets You Ready for Auburn Football

By on August 22nd, 2016 in Football, News 9 Comments »
There was a time when no one envied Rod Bramblett. More than a few said there would never be anyone as beloved as the late Jim Fyffe. His catch phrase, Touchdown Auburn! was as much tradition as Toomer’s lemonade. None of that talk seemed to bother Bramblett, who is now in his 13th year as Auburn’s play-by-play announcer fo... Read Full Story

READY OR NOT……It’s 2016 TET College Pick’em Time

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It is ROLL CALL for all you pick'em experts to sign up for our 9th ANNUAL TRACK 'EM TIGERS PICK'EM Contest. The first week’s games are already listed, and everyone is welcome to play whether you are an Auburn Tiger fan, SEC fan, or any other conference or team fan! We invite you to have some fun with us and test your picking skills (football that is). If you haven’t signed up yet, you’ll need ...

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on August 19th, 2016 in Football 35 Comments »
110814-25-CFB-Auburn-Gus-Malzahn-OB-PI.vresize.1200.675.high.46 College football in Auburn sits just 15 days away, and questions continue to surround the Tigers as they get set to face Clemson in their season opener. Almost all of those questions surround the offense and whether or not Gus Malzahn can recapture the magic that makes his offenses so popular and hard to stop. The losses of both... Read Full Story

School Starts, and Position Races Rage On

By on August 18th, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
johnathan-ford-brandon-monroe-128bba815e353390 War Eagle, everybody! Two-a-days are done, and classes have started at Auburn. Here we are, just a little more than two weeks from the season opener. Defending ACC champion Clemson visits, and we still don't know who the starting quarterback or running back will be. I'm not sure the receiving lineup has been nailed down either. ... Read Full Story

Give Malzahn a Chance to Make Right Decision at Quarterback

By on August 16th, 2016 in Football 19 Comments »
John Franklin Perspective is a funny thing. In Tuscaloosa and Athens, the fact that a quarterback has not been named is met with indifference. It’s just part of the process and in due time, a starter will be picked. In Auburn, it’s something akin to a death watch.When will it happen? Who’s it going to be? If you have three, then you don... Read Full Story

Must Win Games For Each SEC West Coach in 2016

By on August 15th, 2016 in Football 15 Comments »

Everyone loves lists, especially when there is so little information flowing to fans. While most every list is out there, one you might not find is one listing what games coaches of the vaunted SEC West must win. Take a look!

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Auburn Completes 2nd Scrimmage, Starting Quarterback Not Yet Named

By on August 13th, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »

Outside looking in, it certainly appears that the coaches are giving John Franklin III every opportunity to take control of the quarterback race. Whether that’s more of a testament to a lack of confidence in Sean White or to Franklin’s athletic ability is anyone’s guess.

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Auburn Quarterback Battle Update: Decision Could Be Postponed Till Season Opener

By on August 12th, 2016 in Football, News 22 Comments »
20095594-mmmain Just when Auburn's quarterback race seemed to be narrowing down to Sean White being named the Tigers' starting quarterback, Offensive Coordinator Rhett Lashee said the decision might not be made till game time September 3rd. Although Head Coach Gus Malzahn said in his Sunday press conference that he might be ready to name the ... Read Full Story

Camp Notes, Week Two!

By on August 11th, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! We are now into the second week of fall camp, and most teams have already scrimmaged once. I had planned to do an Iron Bowl preview this week, but I think I am going to hold off another week, thanks to subterfuge and lack of information on quarterback races coming out of both camps. Instead we'll take a look at what we're hearing from week two of fall camp.

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