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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

The Prognostication Stipulation (week two): A college football prediction thread.

By on September 11th, 2015 in Football 1 Comment »
University of Arkansas Introduces Bret Bielema War Eagle everyone! Welcome to another edition of the prognostication stipulation! This week we have several attractive games that look and feel like a shiny new car. Are they? Who knows! But they should at least prove to be interesting. We even have a couple of marquee games that could become… wait for it... wait for it… LE... Read Full Story

#TETtailgate Week 1 Review

By on September 10th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »

Week One of college football is in the books! 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!

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An Early Morning Tuneup.

By on September 10th, 2015 in Football 4 Comments »
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Auburn kicks off this Saturday slate with an 11:00 AM Central Time matchup with Jacksonville State in Auburn. At first glance, this looks like just another FBS vs FCS mismatch: a tuneup for the home team and a big payday for the little guys. Many will trot out the arguments that such games should never happen. Folks, these games have been happening for a very long time, and contrary to what some will tell you, college football has not been ruined because of it.

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Sampling the Auburn Past (part 1)


Today's entertainment industry seems to "recycle" more than it creates by using "sampling"--what if we could do the same thing for Auburn's football team?

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The Dirty Dozen – Week 1 (still won the game edition)

By on September 9th, 2015 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
nYah Still Won the Game EditionMajor Reisman "One!"  Team "Down to the roadblock, we've just begun"Ah, the opening weekend. Cupcakes for some, challenges for others. We find that our expectations are either validated or negated by the reality of actually playing the game. The hypnotic hype and fervent excitement of the preseason giv... Read Full Story

TET Pick’em Results Week One

By on September 8th, 2015 in Football Comment »
Pickem graphic College Football has started with a bang! What was thought to be an easy start for most big name teams ended up with a few surprises thrown in for good measure. A couple of upsets, a hail mary victory, and some tight "pull it out at the end" finishes throughout week one set the stage for 2015, but for the most part, the teams t... Read Full Story

Are Auburn Uniform Alterations a Harbinger of Things to Come? (with poll)

By on September 8th, 2015 in Football 16 Comments »
18702158-mmmain When I turned on my television to watch my Auburn Tigers take on the Louisville Cardinals Saturday. My initial thought was, "Oh no, not Auburn too!" Yes, the Tigers had joined the current craze to alter their uniforms.I know it wasn't a big change. But the new orange socks and shoes were reminiscent of those ugly yellow cleats t... Read Full Story

Carlson is Auburn’s First 2015 SEC Player of the Week

By on September 8th, 2015 in Football 1 Comment »
UL Carlson Auburn has a great kicker in Daniel Carlson. The sophomore has made 61 consecutive conversion kicks after a touchdown in his career. And his field goal Saturday in the Georgia Dome set a record for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. It also brought the him recognition from the Southeastern Conference as the SEC Special Team's Player ... Read Full Story

The Dirty Dozen – Week 5 (Toe the Line Edition)

By on September 8th, 2015 in Football Comment »
toeing the line Everyone needs to be in the same place for this to workTow the Line Edition Every now and then, there are young men who let their egos get ahead of their good judgement and potential. Given an opportunity of a lifetime, they squander it in short-sighted incidents that trash any chance of achieving it.   This is the challeng... Read Full Story

Time to Panic Over Jeremy Johnson?

By on September 7th, 2015 in Football 24 Comments »
Malzahn louisville Jeremy Johnson never had a chance. After roughly 10 quarters of college football, the national media anointed him a Heisman Trophy contender. Many compared him to Cam Newton. Today those same people wonder if he’s got what it takes to compete at LSU.It’s hard to remember a worse opening week performance by an Auburn quarterb... Read Full Story

Tigers Cage the Cardinals! – (a post game review)

By on September 6th, 2015 in Football 24 Comments »
Louisville Lawson Carl Lawson wraps up a Card QB!(AP Photo/John Bazemore)     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign report, on Auburn's harrowing 31-24 victory over the Louisville Cardinals. With a young Auburn team, it was a dangerous opener against capable opponent and one of the game's best play callers, Bobby Petrino. Aft... Read Full Story

Gus Malzahn Lauds Peyton Barber in Chik-Fil-A Press Conference (with video)

By on September 5th, 2015 in Football 1 Comment »
Auburn nearly had a blowout victory over Louisville in the Chik-Fil-A Kickoff Game but in the end was fortunate to come away with a win. In his post game press conference, Coach Gus Malzahn addressed Auburn miscues and player injuries, pointing out how different the defense looked with Carl Lawson on the sideline.He also lauded ... Read Full Story

Deal the Cards!

By on September 5th, 2015 in Football 35 Comments »
Louisville Thread Georgia Dome Tigers return to the Georgia Dome!Auburn vs. Louisville, Open Thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! This afternoon marks Auburn's opening game of the 2015 college football season! In Atlanta, the Auburn Tigers take on the Louisville Cardinals. All time, the Tigers are 6  -4 in the Georgia Dome. It's the he... Read Full Story

College Football TV Viewing Guide for Labor Day Weekend 2015

By on September 4th, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
Screenshot-2015-02-04-10.49.59 Week one of the 2015 college football season began Thursday night and continues through Labor Day on Monday. Saturday the No. 6 Auburn Tigers face the No.25 Louisville Cardinals in the Chik-fil-a Kickoff Game in Atlanta.The big question on everyone’s mind is how much improvement will we see from a Tiger defense that finished n... Read Full Story

Right Here, Right Now

By on September 4th, 2015 in Featured Article 5 Comments »
7250763 There’s a slow repetitious beat emanating from the Plains. It is not the Auburn drum line making final preparations for Saturday; it is the knock of opportunity at the Tigers’ door. Having underachieved in 2014, Auburn undoubtedly carries a sizable chip on its shoulder despite the lofty predictions for the upcoming season. H... Read Full Story

TET College Pick’em Roll Call!

By on September 3rd, 2015 in Football 4 Comments »
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Remember this year, the prestigious Golden Bo Trophy will be awarded to the overall winner of TET's 8th annual Pick 'em Contest! It's not too late for YOU to sign up! Whether you are an Auburn fan, SEC fan, or whatever fan, come join the fun. Here's all you need to do ...

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