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Turn the Tide! (an Iron Bowl preview)

By on November 27th, 2014 in Football 8 Comments »
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War Eagle everybody, this morning we're going to take a look at the Alabama Crimson Tide and speculate as to how the Auburn Tigers match up for this year's Iron Bowl. The 2nd ranked (AP poll) Tide will host the 15th ranked Tigers in Tuscaloosa. Most aren't giving Auburn much of a chance in this game, nor is Las Vegas. Alabama opened as a 7-point favorite, and the line has increased quickly to about 8.5 points. The real story will be the mindset and injury status of both teams. Early in the season, both teams were stomping the opposition. As of late, things have been tighter.

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The Dirty Dozen Week 13 – Getting Fired Up Edition

By on November 26th, 2014 in Football 2 Comments »
Fired up It's here. No amount of Turkey and fixin's can keep the loyal fan's heart from boiling over for the annual football feast that is this weekend.  This is the time that we live for each year, where anticipation slowly builds from the first practice in the Spring, endures the heat and sweat of August, and weathers through the lon... Read Full Story

Time to Give Thanks

By on November 26th, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
Thanksgiving Football 2 So here we are again. Another Thanksgiving is upon us, and it’s time to give thanks. As a child, Christmas was always the magical time of year, and still is, but as I grow older, the last week of November becomes more and more special.This week is a time to count our blessings and say thanks for all the wonderful things in lif... Read Full Story

TET Pick ‘em Results for week 13

By on November 26th, 2014 in Football Comments Off
College+Pickem+300x250+Creative There are just two weeks left in our Track 'em Tigers Pick 'em contest. Actually the regular season picks end this week when Rivalry Weekend is played out. Next week picks will be for the conference championships. Jandowareagle still has a stranglehold on first place with 138 total points, followed closely by AUinATX with 135 po... Read Full Story

Reese Dismukes, Outland Trophy Finalist

By on November 26th, 2014 in Football, News Comments Off
9468207-Todd-Van-Ernst Auburn Center Reese Dismukes who anchors the Tiger offensive line was named one of three finalists for the Outland Trophy on Tuesday. The award recognizes the nation's top interior lineman. The senior from Spanish Fort is definitely one of the top centers in the nation. He was an Athlon All-American last season and is also on t... Read Full Story

A Look Back at 20 of the Best Iron Bowls Ever

By on November 25th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
ncf_u_dav66_cr_576x324 - USA TODAY It's finally here, the biggest week of the college football season. This is Iron Bowl week. There's nothing else like it in college sports. It’s the renewal of the nation’s No.1 rivalry … Auburn vs. Alabama. It's the game coached by such legends as Heisman, Dye, Stallings, Bear, and Shug. It's the game that made a player... Read Full Story

Does Auburn Have a Win Left in Them?

By on November 24th, 2014 in Football 34 Comments »
Saturday was just another of those great mysteries that have persisted this football season. Losers of two in a row, you’d expect this Auburn football team to come out focused on senior night, ready to right the ship and send a message heading into Iron Bowl week.Instead, we saw more of the same November play.Say all you want ... Read Full Story

Tigers Take Out Samford (grading Auburn’s win over the Samford Bulldogs)

By on November 23rd, 2014 in Football Comments Off
Grant Samford Corey Grant gets away! (AP Photo by Butch Dill.)      War Eagle, everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's 31-7 victory over Samford. For the first 23 minutes of this contest, it looked like the Auburn funk we've seen the past 2 weeks might continue forever. The Bulldogs had dominated the game and had f... Read Full Story

Return of a Legend. (Auburn vs. Samford game thread.)

By on November 22nd, 2014 in Football 12 Comments »
Homecoming Tigers will pounce on the Bulldogs today.Auburn vs. Samford, Open Thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's a college football gameday once again in November. Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will take on the Samford Bulldogs in the friendly confines of Jordan Hare Stadium. This season has been a long, tough roa... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 11-22-14

By on November 21st, 2014 in Football, News Comments Off
ncf_sullivan_576 Saturday is Senior Day on The Plains as Auburn host the Samford Bulldogs coached by one of Auburn's greatest legends - Pat Sullivan. The former Tiger player and coach won the 1971 Heisman, was named an All American, and was the SEC Player of the year in 1970 and 1971. And, this year Coach Sullivan became Samford's all-time winni... Read Full Story

The Dirty Dozen – Week 12 – Wrong Movie Edition

By on November 21st, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
NegWaves In the middle of the second quarter last week, I checked and rechecked the channel listing to ensure I was watching the Auburn - Georgia game. I then scrounged my work badge and read my name twice and even considered walking out to the mailbox with a flashlight to check that I was at the right address. I had to be sure I was act... Read Full Story

TET Pick’em Results for Week 12

By on November 21st, 2014 in Football 1 Comment »
College+Pickem+300x250+Creative With just three weeks to go, our leader board is all bunched up at the top. Week 11’s winner was jandowareagle, who so far leads with 123 total points. Jandowareagle has led for the entire season. However, it appears that AUinATX is close to overtaking the lead with 120 points. The top two are closely followed by AuburnMisfit ... Read Full Story

This and That on Bama Practice Week.

By on November 20th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Tigers set for homecoming Can the Tigers fix what ails 'em?(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody. It's Samford week, or maybe "Bama practice week", in Auburn. After playing 6 preseason title contenders in a row, the Auburn Tigers are clearly a bit wounded. With FCS foe Samford on the docket this week, most folks expect Auburn to rebound on ... Read Full Story

Auburn Football Senior Class – a Special Group

By on November 19th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
1386466404000-USATSI-7604320 Auburn’s dreams of consecutive Southeastern Conference Championships and another chance at a national championship ended Saturday night on the field at Sanford Stadium in Athens. The loss to the Bulldogs was very disappointing for fans who had grown accustomed to seeing their Tigers included in discussions as a possible playof... Read Full Story

USA TODAY Ranks Auburn as Having the Best Tradition in College Sports

By on November 18th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
NCAA Football: Auburn-Spring Game Earlier this season, USA TODAY's College Football Fan Index recognized Auburn as the ninth best tailgate school in the nation with the tenth best football entrance and the fifth best uniforms. Now Auburn's rolling of Toomer's Corner has been chosen as the No.1 Best Tradition in all of college sports. Each week during the season,... Read Full Story

Auburn Football: A Setback or a Collapse?

By on November 17th, 2014 in Football 45 Comments »
auburn vs. georgia 2014 Is Gus Malzahn really just a one-hit wonder? Despite averaging nearly 500 yards of offense going into the Georgia game, is it possible that on a cold night in Athens the SEC finally figured out Malzahn’s system?These are just some of the goofy thoughts being shared across social media in the hours following Auburn’s Chizikes... Read Full Story

Bulldogs Trample the Tigers (Grading Auburn’s loss to Georgia)

By on November 16th, 2014 in Football 26 Comments »
UGA Malzhan What's next, coach?( Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)     War Eagle, everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Georgia's thorough destruction of the Auburn Tigers. Auburn's last chance for any sort of championship spiraled down the drain in Athens, as the Tigers were beaten by the score of 34-7. Auburn's previous 2... Read Full Story

Thrash the Bulldogs!

By on November 15th, 2014 in Football 78 Comments »
UGA Thread Tigers must find a way to stop Georgia.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's a college football gameday once again in November. Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will take on the Georgia Bulldogs on the road in Athens. It's a battle of two division title contenders with suspect defenses, and high powered offenses. T... Read Full Story

AU Men and Women’s Basketball Teams Win Openers (Bruce Pearl Gets 1st W)

By on November 15th, 2014 in Basketball Comments Off

The Auburn Men's and Women's Basketball teams won their opening season games last night in the Auburn Arena. While the women beat Troy 71-54 behind the play of Tra’Cee Tanner, who had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, the men gave Bruce Pearl his first win as the Tigers' new Head Coach, defeating Milwaukee 83-73. “We really wanted to get that ‘W’ for him,” said senior KT Harrell ...

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College Football TV Schedule for Saturday 11-15-14

By on November 14th, 2014 in Football Comments Off
auburn-vs.-georgia The Auburn - Georgia game is ESPN's headliner this week. The Deep South's Oldest Rivalry is hardly ever anything but exciting. There have been so many thrilling and dramatic games over the 121-year history of the series. This year, fans can expect the 2014 edition to be a shootout between two potent offenses. Auburn has the No.1... Read Full Story