As our thoughts move away from football this weekend and toward our family and friends, I want to take a moment to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas. I know I speak for the entire staff when I say that our best wishes and prayers are with all of you this holiday season.As we share time with the people who mean the most to u... Read Full Story
Things started to pick up against the Bayou Bengals (Photo by Acid Reign) War Eagle, everybody! This morning, we'll take a look back at the 2016 Auburn offense. After the 2015 Auburn offensive implosion, I think every Auburn fan was hoping that year was an anomaly. In the years that Coach Gus Malzahn has coached at... Read Full Story
If you listen to the talking heads on TV and sports radio, you hear a lot about how there are too many bowls this time of year. Frankly, this writer doesn’t understand the derision. The bowl season is one of the best times of the year for the college football fan. It’s a three week period packed full of inter-conference game... Read Full Story
From Auburn Basketball to where to buy Sugar Bowl tickets ... Considering the fact that Austin Wiley was still in high school just a few weeks ago, the freshman center looked pretty strong and comfortable in his role on Sunday. Now he and the the Tigers have the opportunity to be in the national spotlight when they take on Oklahoma tonight at 6:30 p.m. CT.
Sometimes, it's the unexpected things in life that bring the most joy. That was the case today at Auburn Arena. A surprisingly big crowd was on hand to see Austin Wiley, the most heralded freshman since Charles Barkley, take the court. But when it was all over, it was senior T.J. Dunans who was being carried off the court by his... Read Full Story
The “Ears Whitworth” of each SEC school, revealed! War Eagle, everybody! This morning, I had planned to go over the Auburn offense from the past season. Quite honestly, that was a project with a little glory in the center, sandwiched between two pretty awful stale bread crusts. Instead, I decided to steal an id... Read Full Story
The Auburn head coach addressed several topics in his press conference following the Tigers’ first practice for their January 2nd date with Oklahoma. Malzahn commented on the rumors that DB coach Wesley McGriff may be hired by Ole Miss as well as on the commitments this week from Jarrett Stidham, the nation’s No.1 JUCO quarterback, and Salvatore Cannella, the No. 2 JUCO tight end. The team's preparation for the Sugar Bowl ...
Saturday the nation's No. 1 JUCO quarterback announced his commitment to play for the Auburn Tigers. Social media lit up with the news as many Auburn fans look for the former Baylor player to give the Tigers what they have lacked since Nick Marshall graduated after the 2014 season—a consistent dual threat signal caller. A bri... Read Full Story
So the end of the season is upon us. As proprietor of Cafe Malzahn, I'll leave it up to you, the readers, to decide which spelling applies - Just Desserts/Just Deserts.At issue is the refinement of the Auburn fan palate. Some of the Auburn faithful savor the sweetness of a January 2nd Bowl as a fitting end to the season. Others ... Read Full Story
The line featured a pair of All-SEC talents (Photo by Acid Reign) War Eagle, everybody! This morning, we'll take a look back at the 2016 Auburn defense. Since the departure of coach Tommy Tuberville, every season Tiger fans have hoped for a respectable defense, and instead dubious records on the defensive side of t... Read Full Story
Has there ever been an SEC season where only one team has finished with more than eight wins since the conference split into divisions? Every year the conference teams beat up on one another, but 2016 seems to have had more internecine wounds than usual. For example, Auburn lost early to Texas A&M 29–16, then beat Arkansa... Read Full Story
Can you name the player who holds Auburn's longest rush of the year? How about the longest pass play of the year? What quarterback has the highest yards per attempt and highest quarterback rating? What if I told you that the answer to all of those questions was a single player? JFIII faces an uphill battle at being relevant at Auburn in 2017. Read why and see what options could await him.
Auburn landed six players on the Coaches All-SEC Team today. Leading the way were running back Kamryn Pettway, who was named first team. The sophomore rushed for 1,123 yards and seven touchdowns even though he only ran the ball in eight games due mostly to injury. Joining Pettway on the first team were junior defensive end Car... Read Full Story
War Eagle to all the TET College Pick'em participants. I want to start by saying a big thank you for all who participated in this year's contest. Whether this was your first time playing or you are a veteran TET college pick'em expert, I hope you enjoyed it and that it was some added fun to your weekend football. There were so... Read Full Story
The Grateful Dead once sang about what a long strange trip it’s been. Those words hardly do justice to this Auburn football season. In a year where Auburn lost its last two SEC games, Gus Malzahn receives a $200,000 bonus for landing his team in a New Year’s Six Bowl Game.Sometimes you can’t lose for winning. Sort of.As th... Read Full Story