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Should Nick Marshall Still Represent Auburn at SEC Media Days?

By on July 12th, 2014 in Football, News 18 Comments »
Auburn Football                                                                                                                                                            (photo:Auburn media file)By now most Auburn fans have heard the news that Auburn Quarterback Nick... Read Full Story

An East Visits West Headliner!

Gamecock Preview South Carolina is an important test for the Tigers.(Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On October 25th, after a week of rest, the Auburn Tigers host the South Carolina Gamecocks at Jordan Hare Stadium. Both teams will have been tested, and this game will ... Read Full Story

Auburn Pre-season Marked by Players Receiving National Recognition

By on July 11th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
14O2O7.AuSt.70- Nick runs over Tenn. - Auburn media, anthony hall     Auburn Quarterback Nick Marshall continues to garner pre-season honors. (photo:Anthony Hall,Auburn media)The days immediately following July 4th celebrations are always an exciting time of the year for college football fanatics. It's a time when you can begin to tell the long off season is winding down and college football... Read Full Story

Tribute to the 2014 Track ‘Em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame

9243269 Frank  Sanders                 Frank Sanders with Bob Hope on the 1994 All-American TV Show. (photo:Auburn media file)Auburn University has a football heritage that is one of the richest  in all of college sports. In fact, some of the greatest to ever play the game have worn the Orange and Blue. The Tigers have had four College... Read Full Story

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1983 Auburn vs. Florida Edition

23afe021f64f14053c7e9161336e1f4e - Bo Greetings, fellow football-starved sons and daughters of the Burnt Orange and Navy Blue!  Once again I have crawled out from my rock to share a few memories of one of the first significant games I ever saw as a student at Auburn- the 1983 Florida game, which ended up a hard-fought 28-21 win for the Tigers.The game itself was ju... Read Full Story

The Real Definition of Rich

By on July 7th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
Lutz Society has its own definition of rich. The visual images include big homes, foreign cars, swimming pools and vacation cottages. Last week, Phillip Lutzenkirchen gave us the real image of rich. Looking at those pictures of a full high school football stadium in Atlanta during his memorial service, you realized this young man was... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame Ballot for 2014

RONNIE                                                                                                            Auburn All-American Ronnie Brown (photo:Todd Van Ernst)In the last three days here at Track ‘Em Tigers, we have been taking nominations for our own Auburn Tigers Foot... Read Full Story

Happy Birthday America!

By on July 4th, 2014 in News Comments Off
flag-fireworks1 We are so blessed and thankful to live in the greatest country in the world. And we are grateful for all those who serve our country. We hope all of you have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July. Later today we will be posting our annual ballot for the selection of Track 'em Tigers Hall of Fame - class of 2014. So check back and cas... Read Full Story

A Bye Week for the Tigers in October.

By on July 3rd, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
Bye week result Auburn made good use of the off week last season!(Photo by Acid Reign.)      After Auburn has played their first six opponents this year, the Tigers get a mid-October bye week, taking the 18th off. After playing LSU and Mississippi State back to back, the Tigers may need a rest, before a 4-week stretch against South Carolin... Read Full Story

Phillip Lutzenkirchen – A Life of Impact

Philip+Lutzenkirchen+South+Carolina+v+Auburn+8ucxP3ABE1Ul                                                                                                                                  ( all Auburn people it was a shock to hear of Phillip Lutzenkirchen's passing. It's hard to put into words the emotion ... Read Full Story

Celebrating July 4th Week and …Track ‘em Tigers Auburn Football Hall of Fame

hi-res-51553967_crop_exact - Carnell                                                                                     Cadillac Williams (photo:Chris Graythen/getty images)With the possible exception of Christmas and New Years, there's not a bigger American holiday than the fourth ... Read Full Story

We Have Lost Lutzie … “Crushed and without words.”

By on June 29th, 2014 in Football, News 13 Comments »
ncf_u_PhilipLutzenkirchen_cmg_600                                                                                                                                           ( have surfaced from Georgia that Phillip Lutzen... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1972 Sugar Bowl

By on June 27th, 2014 in Football 1 Comment »
Our Nostalgia Friday pieces typically highlight Auburn victories from years past. Today we take a look at a loss. The footage here from the 1972 Sugar Bowl between Auburn and Oklahoma is just too good to pass up regardless of the outcome.The 1971 season will be remembered as the Heisman Trophy winning year of Pat Sullivan. He ... Read Full Story

A Showdown in Starkville!

By on June 26th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
MSU Preview Auburn's last visit wasn't so great.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On October 11th, Auburn continues its SEC schedule with a tough road trip to play Mississippi State in Starkville. I've seen some projections that both teams will be undefeated coming into... Read Full Story

Squeezing Even More Out of the Gus Bus

By on June 25th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
snake·bit (see also snake·bit·ten) adjective - Experiencing a period of misfortune or inability to succeedWe all saw the incredible effect and potential of the Gus Bus HUNH offense on the defenses of the Southeastern Conference last year. Auburn transformed from an unremarkable and misfiring offensive scheme in 2012 into one ... Read Full Story

Former Tiger Tim Puetz Plays Today in Second Round at Wimbledon – (Updated: Puetz impressive in loss)

day-one-championships-wimbledon-2014-20140623-172642-237 - Tim Puetz by jim kruger                               Tim Puetz won his debut match at Wimbledon. (photo:Jim Kruger,yahoo)In four seasons at Auburn, star tennis player, Tim Puetz was named All-SEC four times averaging at least 18 wins per season including racking up an incredible .857 winning percentage during his senior ye... Read Full Story

Judge in Ed O’Bannon Case Appears to be Leaning Toward Decision to Radically Change College Sports

[caption id="attachment_27690" align="alignright" width="300"] Former UCLA Player Ed O'Bannon brought suit against NCAA in 2009. (photo:Isaac Brekken/AP)[/caption] In July, 2009 former UCLA All-American Basketball Player Ed O'Bannon filed a suit against the NCAA to allow players to sell the rights to their names, images and lik... Read Full Story

Will You Be Able to See the SEC Network?

By on June 23rd, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
sec network Yesterday I found myself starring semi-comatose at the Belgium-Russia World Cup Soccer match. This is what happens to college football fans in the summer. You sit in front of the television for six hours watching a sport you don’t understand and then walk away speaking with a British accent.The good news is that Auburn kicks-o... Read Full Story

Nostalgia Friday: 1994 Auburn vs. Florida

By on June 20th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
The 1994 edition of Auburn vs. Florida will go down as one of the most exciting wins of the decade. Terry Bowden’s Tigers came to Gainesville riding a 16-game winning streak and most everyone expected it to come to an end against the top-ranked Gators.Led by quarterback Patrick Nix, Auburn came into the game a whopping 17-po... Read Full Story

West Title on the Line Against LSU.

LSU Preview Can Auburn take LSU at home?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On October 4th, Auburn resumes its SEC West Schedule in earnest, taking on the LSU Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. I'd look for this game to either be the CBS afternoon headliner, or a primetime ga... Read Full Story