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Tigers Open With Louisville – (first in a series of Auburn opponent previews)

By on May 14th, 2015 in Football 11 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the first Auburn opponent preview of the year! On September 5th, Auburn travels to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, to take on the Louisville Cardinals. Coached by old Auburn nemesis Bobby Petrino, the Cards will be a dangerous opener for the Tigers. Early betting lines favor Auburn by nearly 2 touchdowns, but I think that's inflated, especially considering that Louisville has most of a pretty good defense returning. Auburn fans are very ...

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Cam Newton, A True Auburn Man!

By on May 13th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
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He’s forever been an unselfish person who looks to lift the spirits of those around him. When Gus Malzahn was his position coach at Auburn, he said, “Cam has a good heart and a good spirit about him. He tries to look at things from a positive stand point. He’s just one of those positive guys that the world needs more of." That positive spirit was again displayed this past weekend when Cam ...

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Auburn Baseball Will Still Make it to an NCAA Regional

By on May 12th, 2015 in Baseball 3 Comments »
13Auburn3_0_0 Heading into last weekend's date with Alabama, the Auburn baseball team appeared to be marching toward the postseason with a fervor. Winners of eight of its last nine games, no one thought they could be swept by an 8-16 Alabama team.  Even after Friday's opening loss, a noted Birmingham reporter suggested Auburn had all but loc... Read Full Story

A Tale of Two Coaches – Myers and Golloway

By on May 11th, 2015 in Baseball, Other Sports 7 Comments »
CEn8kYPWIAAerMe It was a tale of two teams this weekend. More specifically, it was a tale of two coaches. Both started the season with so much promise. One has delivered. The other continues to baffle.On a weekend where Clint Myers and his Auburn softball team grabbed its first SEC title in school history, Sunny Golloway and the baseball team w... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball SEC Champions! (Update: AU picked to host Regional)

By on May 10th, 2015 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
554ee054dd006.image "As soon as I hit the ball I was like, 'Oh my gosh, this has a chance to get through. It was just surreal,"Auburn catcher Carlee Wallace on her game winning double to give Auburn a 6-5 victory over Tennessee. It was an historic hit as it gave the Tigers their first ever SEC Championship.Wallace's walk-off double came in extra in... Read Full Story

It’s a Big Weekend for Auburn Baseball & Softball – (Update: AU Softball wins championship; Baseball gets swept)

19893_softball_missourif Both Auburn baseball and softball teams have big games on tap this weekend, and each involve those crimson teams from the other side of the state. The Auburn softball team defeated No. 13 Missouri Thursday 5-2, advancing to the SEC Tournament semi-finals for the first time in 10 years and will face Alabama at 2 p.m. today.The ba... Read Full Story

An Early May Look Ahead

By on May 7th, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
Special Teams A-Day We'll also look at Auburn's special teams.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Warm weather is upon us, and spring rains have departed northward. This is the time of year that I start looking ahead at Auburn's schedule and prospects for victory in each football game. This year's a little different, because I keep... Read Full Story

Mid-Week Musings

NCAA Football: Auburn-Spring Game The hype surrounding the football program... is unreal following A-Day, as it seems every preseason poll is ranking Auburn in its top 5. Again, word of caution, Auburn tends to disappoint when ranked so highly in the preseason. And as always, these polls mean absolutely nothing -- they're just created with the sole purpose to ge... Read Full Story

A Look at The 2015 NFL Draft Through Orange and Blue Tinted Lenses

By on May 5th, 2015 in Football 14 Comments »
usa-today-7702649.0 The 2015 NFL Draft is over, and once again the Southeastern Conference made a dominant showing. The league's 54 picks led all other conferences in total drafts for the ninth consecutive year.Many, including yours truly, expected Auburn to place more than four players in the draft. In fact, in a Track 'em Tigers poll, fifty-two p... Read Full Story

Auburn Prepares for National Championship Run

By on May 4th, 2015 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
clint myer It’s ok guys. You can admit it. I will. You watch women’s softball and love it. How can you not, when Auburn is among the best in the country? That’s no news flash. What Clint Myers has done over the past few months ranks right up there with Gus Malzahn in 2013. Despite a heartbreaking loss to LSU on Sunday in Baton Rouge... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball vs. LSU – Nation’s Marquee Series This Weekend – (Update: AU wins series, next up SEC Tournament)

By on May 1st, 2015 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
i There is an excitement around Auburn softball this year like never before; record crowds, home runs, dominating wins, and comeback games. The Tigers (44 - 8) have been playing lights out and are currently ranked No. 8 nationally.This weekend Auburn has a chance to win the SEC regular season championship when the Tigers take on N... Read Full Story

Is Another Explosive Auburn Offense on Tap?

By on April 30th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
Explosive offense The Tigers have all the tools to be dangerous!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody. I had planned a joyous post today, waxing optimistic about Auburn's offensive chances in the coming season. And frankly, we've seldom had quite the array of talent this offense has. Instead, first I'll offer a little comment on s... Read Full Story

How Will Auburn Do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – (with poll)

By on April 29th, 2015 in Football 7 Comments »
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Auburn University had four NFL Draft picks in 2014, including two in the first round. Although there will not be any Auburn players to go in the first round this year, there just may be more Tigers drafted. Let's take a look at some probable draftees for the 2015 NFL Draft which begins Thursday.

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What are Auburn Baseball’s Odds of Playing in an NCAA Regional?

By on April 28th, 2015 in Baseball 5 Comments »
17573012-mmmain Auburn Baseball began the second half of the SEC season this past weekend with a series sweep of rival Georgia. It was the first SEC sweep for Auburn in three seasons. And it couldn't have come at a better time.The Tigers entered the series with a 7-11 league record and questions about making the conference tournament in three w... Read Full Story

Coming to a Town Near You: Michigan Football

By on April 27th, 2015 in Football 6 Comments »
Harbaugh Can I really be taking Jim Harbaugh’s side on an issue involving the Big 10 and the SEC? I guess so, because I see nothing wrong with the Michigan football coach setting up shop in Prattville this summer for a football camp.It’s brilliant.The first year Wolverines coach is catching criticism from SEC coaches for taking his s... Read Full Story

Sizing up the Auburn Defense

By on April 23rd, 2015 in Football 10 Comments »
Tackle End Twist A-Day The biggest questions are up front.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Spring practice is now officially in the books, and the Tigers begin grueling “voluntary workouts.” This week, we'll take a look at the Auburn defense, and what its prospects might be in the coming season. Honestly, it's been a difficult ... Read Full Story

Muschamp Pleased So Far With Auburn Defense

By on April 22nd, 2015 in Football Comments Off
B9315559721Z_1_20150101173408_000_GRR9IFTTL_1-0 Coach Muschamp met with the media after the last spring practice on Monday. Answering questions from the press, he said, "I'm pretty pleased with where we are. We've got a good core of guys who are working very, very hard."After that "core"group though, Muschamp admits the defense is still challenged in some areas, particularly ... Read Full Story

Tigers’ Pitcher Exemplifies Auburn Motto: Never to Yield

By on April 21st, 2015 in Baseball 6 Comments »
17538994-mmmain He helped lead Elmore county's Edgewood High to four consecutive state titles with a career record of 39-2. After the Wildcats won their fourth title, he signed to play college ball for his father's alma mater, Auburn University.But before Cole Lipscomb could really get started he had to face a major hurdle - Tommy John surgery.... Read Full Story

It’s Jeremy Johnson’s Team … Malzahn Names Junior Starting Quarterback

By on April 20th, 2015 in Football, News 5 Comments »
1383013606000-10-28-2013-Auburn-Johnson-USA TODAY "I feel like it's my team," Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson told reporters two weeks ago. And today Head Coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Johnson as the Tigers' team leader and starting QB. "Everyone in our program has 100 percent confidence in him," said Malzahn. It came as little surprise when Gus made the announcement via twitt... Read Full Story

Inspired Defense on A-Day

By on April 19th, 2015 in Football 24 Comments »
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Too many questions remain about this team, and too many of our top guys didn't play on A-Day or played only a few snaps. But on the plus side, it was nice to see guys swarming to the ball on defense, even if there were issues on display as well - Check out the rest of this article for a complete analysis of A-Day including position break downs.

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