Shon Coleman's story has been one of the most inspirational of any player in college football. The Auburn junior beat cancer to return to the field and start 24 games the last two years, becoming one of the best offensive lineman in the SEC. Tuesday he was recognized along with teammate Daniel Carlson as All-SEC.Daniel is only a... Read Full Story
And the Golden Bo Trophy goes to.....UGLYJOE! By the slimmest of margins, UglyJoe leaped over @AU_History in the final week's pick'em to claim the 2015 TET College Pick'em contest, 161-109 to 161-107. That's right, two points. A congratulations also goes to PortCouncil for fighting off WDE_TightLines for third place, 158-109 to ... Read Full Story
The coaching carousel is in full swing in the SEC. The same coaches are being hired at the same places, and fans are getting the same results. But why do the dollar signs continue to go up as the product on the field goes down?
It's certainly been an eventful week in the college football world, as news at one school has caused a chain reaction of sorts at multiple others. So now it's time to play catch up with what has been a busy week around the nation.Auburn fans criticizing Muschamp's decision to take the South Carolina job... need to stop. This ... Read Full Story
A Golden Era of SEC Eastern division Coaching comes to an end in a dreadful collapse.Fifty two. That's the number to remember. Keep it present in your mind. Think about that for just a moment. Fifty two.Fifty-two days separate the annoucement that Steve Spurrier would resign as coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks (October 12, ... Read Full Story
What a mess. Looking for the silver lining in the Auburn football program is not for the faint of heart. Auburn’s $1.6 million gamble on Will Muschamp has resulted in complete chaos. It would be easy to point fingers; but, let’s face it, who wasn’t on board with the hire a year ago?Why South Carolina saw fit to give Musc... Read Full Story
There was a slim possibility that Auburn might be invited to the Liberty Bowl. But as expected, Auburn accepted an invitation Sunday to play in the Birmingham Bowl. The Tigers are pitted against the University of Memphis of the American Athletic Conference.The Orange and Blue Tigers (6 - 6) will be playing the Memphis Tigers (9... Read Full Story
Today Auburn Defensive Coordinator Will Muschamp interviews for the head coaching job at South Carolina. Auburn and Carolina fans both have ears tuned toward Columbia to see if he will be the next Gamecocks coach.There have been other names mentioned for the job, most notably Arizona's Rich Rodriguez, but you can bet that Muscha... Read Full Story
There isn't an Auburn fan, or a fan of Tommy Tuberville, who hasn't wondered "what if Tuberville got to coach against Auburn." That has been diverted in Auburn's last few 8-5 seasons due largely to superior bowl bids. But, 6-6 and banishment to the SEC West cellar almost provided the "what if" machine a perfect chance to explore that possibility.
This is the last weekend of college football before the Bowl Season begins. There are eight conference championship games on tap, beginning tonight with the MAC Championship at 7:00.These last games may provide some drama as fans will tune in to see if teams like North Carolina can upset Clemson, or if Florida can make a competi... Read Full Story
In short, while others are lamenting a season that illustrated some shortcomings of the team and coaching staff, I see a great deal more to look forward to than from previous down years for Auburn. The seeds of success are there ...
And what is Auburn's status going forward?(Photo by Acid Reign.) War Eagle, everybody! Another football regular season has come and gone, and I believe that most Auburn fans were quite dissatisfied with the results on the field. In my lifetime, Auburn has won an average of about two thirds of the time overall, and about ... Read Full Story
UPDATED INFORMATION: Multiple sources are now saying that Will Muschamp will get a formal interview within the next 48 hours by the University of South Carolina for the head coaching position. The Gamecocks are expected to announce their new head coach by this weekend.A lateral move for Muschamp to the University of Georgia w... Read Full Story
So it all comes down to this. Week 14, championship weekend, looks like it will decide for us who our TET College Pick'em winner will be. Four points are all that separate the gap between third place and first place.@AU_History holds a narrow thread of a lead over UglyJoe while PortCouncil will need a slip-up from the top two an... Read Full Story
Today is Tiger Giving Day, an opportunity to remember that Auburn is much more than football. It is 24 hours that the Auburn Family can come together and support 20 or so projects during this 24-hour fundraising event. Check out the program at www.tigergiving.org. War Eagle!... Read Full Story
Auburn lost the Iron Bowl, but the tailgating was top notch. The Auburn faithful showed up in force, as usual, and put on a show. Check out how my friends and I tailgated and take a look around the Plains at how other fans celebrated the best rivalry in college football.
The good news is it wasn’t the outcome we expected. For more than three quarters Saturday, Auburn played like the team they were hyped to be back in August. There was no monumental embarrassment inside Jordan-Hare Stadium. Everything else ran pretty much according to script.You’ve heard all the stats by now. Gus Malzahn is n... Read Full Story
Tigers can't stop the Tide.(RVR Photos-USA TODAY Sports) War Eagle, everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's 29-13 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide. For most of the game Auburn stood toe to toe with the mighty Tide, only to squander opportunities away with missed throws, dropped balls and missed tac... Read Full Story
Can Auburn take it to the Tide?(Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)War Eagle, everybody! Today is the Iron Bowl! The Alabama Crimson Tide visits Jordan-Hare Stadium in what is always the biggest college football game of the year. This one is for a year of braggin' rights. The game will be nationally televised on CBS, and it kicks off ... Read Full Story