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
After eleven weeks, the numbers aren't changing all that much. Most teams have played a fair cross section of both divisions, out of conference teams of various ability and some key interdivision rivals and they all point to the same key facts: Auburn's offense has been the best in the league and, while heavily maligned, the Tiger defense has been moderate to good. The combination of those two factors place the Tigers solidly in ...
Sitting in my grandfather’s house last weekend, even following the blocked field goal, I allowed myself to hold a glimmer of hope. We had been in this position before, so I figured it’s only natural that we would do it again. Auburn controlled its own path to the playoff. Win out, and they were in – guaranteed. That’s wh... Read Full Story
War Eagle, everybody! It's Georgia week, home of the Deep South's oldest rivalry. The Tigers return to east Georgia for a big game with the Bulldogs. Both teams are 7-2, still in play for division titles, and can ill afford to lose again. This game will be ...
Forty years before the Southeastern Conference was formed, two of its founding members played the first ever football game in the deep south when Auburn met Georgia in Atlanta's Piedmont Park on Feb. 20, 1892. Every year since, the Tigers and Bulldogs have played this game (with the exception of World Wars) and, with an all-time... Read Full Story
After the 11th week of TET's Pick 'em contest, Jandowareagle is still on top of our leader board with a cumulative total of 115 points. He/she is followed by AUinATX in second place with AuburnMisfit, Tigerstripe, and dzer13 completing the Top five. The rest of the Top 25 is listed below.If you haven't made your picks for week... Read Full Story
Maybe we were just kidding ourselves all along. Who really believed that a team who gave up nearly 1,500 yards of offense in the past three games had a shot at a national championship?Fans and pundits can throw around luck and karma all they want. Auburn lost Saturday night because they allowed a freshman quarterback in his seco... Read Full Story
War Eagle, everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign report on Auburn's disappointing 41-38 loss to Texas A&M. Of this October and November, it has been said that every game is an elimination game. Saturday, the Tigers eliminated themselves from the inaugural college football playoff. Mathematically, the SEC title is still in play, but just barely. Auburn would need to ...
Auburn vs. Texas A&M, Open Thread. Today marks game nine of this Auburn season. This afternoon the Auburn Tigers host the Texas A&M Aggies in the friendly confines of Jordan Hare Stadium. It is another playoff elimination game for the Tigers, who knocked off contender Ole Miss on the road last Saturday. For Texas A&M, this game is about improving their bowl position, and surviving this matchup without any further injuries.
This week the Auburn Tigers’ game against Texas A&M is the 2:30 CBS Game of the Week. The last time A&M visited The Plains, they left the Tigers red faced as the Aggies scored the most points ever by an opponent in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Many fans are looking for some payback, some revenge, in short - an old fashion beat... Read Full Story
October 27, 2012 – I looked on to Pat Dye Field, curled into a huddle of my own body’s warmth as the clock struck zero on that frigid October night, too stunned to move or even say a single word – but it was only the half. On the jumbotron, directly across the field from my section 38 seats, the score displayed, “Texas A... Read Full Story
Saturday, the Auburn Tigers will host the Texas A&M Aggies, and it's a 2:30 PM kickoff on CBS. There will be a marked difference when Texas A&M visits this time! The Aggies this year are just a pale shadow of the team a couple of years ago that came in and tormented Auburn with 42 first half points at the hands of Johnny “football” Manziel.
The Dirty Dozen looks at the games that Auburn’s opponents play throughout the season, highlighting points of interest, tendencies and potential issues for their remaining season and their future game against Auburn.
As a coach, all rivalry games are difficult wins. But they're even harder when your team loses. This is espec... Read Full Story
The new College Football Playoff Selection Committee released their rankings for the second week and the Auburn Tigers held on to the No.3 spot with Oregon moving into the Top Four.According to committee chairman Jeff Long, Auburn had actually gained ground on Mississippi State and Florida State, calling Auburn, “a solid No. 3... Read Full Story
There's an excitement around Auburn Basketball the likes of which haven't been felt since Auburn won 29 games in 2000 and advanced to the Sweet 16. And the Tigers haven't even played their first game of the season. The reason? ...Coach Bruce Pearl.The new Auburn skipper has lived up to his showman reputation for promotion. Since... Read Full Story
Auburn Linebacker, Kris Frost has been named the Southeastern Conference's Defensive Player of the Week today for his performance in Auburn’s 35-31 win over Ole Miss Saturday.
In addition to making a game-saving tackle at the goal line with a minute and thirty seconds left, Frost had nine tackles, a half sack, recovered a fum... Read Full Story
Nick Marshall who has been on several preseason awards watch lists was named today as a Maxwell Award semifinalist. Nick is having a great year leading one of the nation’s most prolific offenses.Known for his running ability, the Auburn Quarterback has a 149.3 passing rating and has thrown 13 touchdown passes so far this seaso... Read Full Story
This wasn’t the best weekend for Ole Miss Football. You can now add the Opelika-Auburn News to that list. Fans in East Alabama woke up to this picture on the front of the sports section Sunday morning.
Being a loyal reader of the paper, I immediately looked for justification in posting Laquon Treadwell’s moment of impact th... Read Full Story