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No More Quarterback by Committee Says Gus Malzahn

By on September 6th, 2016 in Football, News 14 Comments »
21053895-mmmain Gus Malzahn met the press today and made some significant statements. Probably none were more welcomed by fans than his statement that he would not be using three quarterbacks this week against Arkansas State. In fact the remarks seem to indicate the quarterback-by-committee game plan would be shelved permanently." Offensively, ... Read Full Story

A Minority Opinion …

By on September 6th, 2016 in Football 25 Comments »
21045957-mmmain As I sat in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday night I wondered if Gus Malzahn's plan to use three quarterbacks was designed to confuse the Clemson defensive coordinator. If so I'm not sure how much it confused him or his defense, but it certainly left the Auburn faithful puzzled. The rotation of signal callers resembled a spring game... Read Full Story

Dazed and Confused

By on September 5th, 2016 in Football 34 Comments »
Twister How do you sum up Saturday’s loss? It was one of the best performances we’ve ever seen. It was also the most perplexing, mind-blowing exhibit we’ve witnessed in our lifetime. Of course, I’m talking about the lights-out defense and Gus Malzahn’s wacky science experiment.Malzahn had nine months to prepare, and this is wh... Read Full Story

Clemson Holds off Auburn (grading the Auburn/Clemson game)

By on September 4th, 2016 in Football, News 49 Comments »
Holsey Clemson The defense looked very good.(Photo by Brynn Anderson, AP)     War Eagle everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's 19–13 loss to the Clemson Tigers on opening night at Jordan-Hare Stadium. It was a tall order to host the second best team in the country in the first game. I give the Auburn players... Read Full Story

A Battle of Tigers! (Auburn vs. Clemson open thread)

By on September 3rd, 2016 in Football 3 Comments »
Clemson Thread It is time to tear Clemson apart!(Auburn vs. Clemson, Open Thread.)(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! This evening marks Auburn's opening game of the 2016 college football season! In the friendly confines of Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn will take on the defending ACC Champion Clemson Tigers. This game will... Read Full Story

College Football TV Viewing Guide for Labor Day Weekend 2016

By on September 2nd, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »
sean-white-deshaun-watson-082816-getty-ftr_tllafioiuhtl1itgbcnnenlsl-getty Week one of the 2016 college football season began Thursday night and continues through Labor Day. It was a scary night for the favored teams Thursday as South Carolina needed a 55-yard field goal with 35 seconds left to defeat Vandy 13–10, and Appalachian State took No.9 Tennessee to overtime before falling 20–13.Hopefully ... Read Full Story

From the Eagle’s Nest—Upset Special

By on September 2nd, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
William_J._Samford_Hall If the experts are to be believed, Auburn stands no chance tomorrow night against Clemson. We're too young, too untalented, and quite simply, just too disappointing in 2015 to put up any kind of fight against the mighty Clemson Tigers. It's certainly a statement to how a previous season's performance can shift the perception of... Read Full Story

Best5Zach’s Five Fearless Predictions for Auburn vs Clemson


With the best opening weekend of college football ever just around the corner, everyone is making predictions for just how the season will begin. Check out Best5Zach's five fearless predictions for the Clemson vs Auburn matchup!

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SEC Football Starts Tonight!

By on September 1st, 2016 in Football 5 Comments »
White keeper Long weeks with only practice football are nearly over!(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Tonight, SEC football opens up with South Carolina at Vanderbilt, but the main event for us isn't till late Saturday evening, when Auburn hosts the Clemson Tigers at 8:00 PM. I fully expect tonight's game to be a sno... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers Tailgate Challenge: Year Two

By on August 31st, 2016 in Football, Memories 1 Comment »

College football is finally here! That means hundreds of thousands of fans are busy getting ready to do a uniquely American pastime: tailgating! Auburn fans do it as well as anyone and it's time to show the world. The TETtailgate Challenge is back for its second year. Read up on how you can join the fun!

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SNAFU doesn’t mean FUBAR

By on August 31st, 2016 in Football 7 Comments »

At first glance an opening game against a team that reached the playoff championship game seems to be the LAST opponent you would want your team to face. But there are some intangibles that give me a great deal of hope in this game, probably more than is warranted, but that's the type of fan I am...

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Predicted Order of Finish in SEC West

By on August 31st, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
7604442 Kickoff for the first SEC games of 2016 is just one day away, so I've compiled my predicted order of finish list for the toughest division in college football—the SEC West. 1. LSU (12–0)Losses: NoneThis is an LSU team that will look eerily similar to last season, as the Tigers return a staggering number of returning starte... Read Full Story

Track ‘Em Tigers 9th Annual College Pick’em (starts this week)

By on August 30th, 2016 in Football 5 Comments »
Pickem graphic  A big War Eagle to all our TET readers! I hope you are as excited as I am for the opening game of our Auburn Tigers this week. There is nothing like being on the Plains and cheering on the orange and blue. With that being said, it is SIGN UP TIME for all of you who have yet to register for our 9th annual Track 'Em Tigers Colle... Read Full Story

Are You Ready For Some Football?

By on August 30th, 2016 in Football, Memories, News 27 Comments »

We have watched, read, and discussed every little tidbit of news about our team till our head is about to explode. The analysts have analyzed, the prognosticators have prognosticated, the fans have discussed, the bloggers have taken polls, and the TV media have shown their videos.

Now we don’t want any more.

We want some football.

We want to see and hear the sounds of the game.

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Major Surprises on Auburn’s 2016 Depth Chart

By on August 30th, 2016 in Football, News 6 Comments »

Auburn released its first official depth chart on Tuesday. There weren't many surprises to be found other than at the reciever position. However, there were surprises aplenty there. Read up on who they were and why.

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“They’re Breaking Me Down, To Build Me Over Again….”

By on August 30th, 2016 in Memories, News 15 Comments »

I just now heard the news that my first dorm at Auburn, the Caroline Draughon Village Extension, is being demolished.

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What does Success Look Like Saturday Night?

By on August 29th, 2016 in Football 22 Comments »
jhs They are words we have longed for since January: It’s officially game week on the Plains.More has been written about this team since the last snap in Birmingham than anyone cares to remember. Expectations are low for Saturday night and the season. There are more than a few questions on both the offensive and defensive sides of... Read Full Story

Why is Auburn Outside the Preseason Top 25?

By on August 29th, 2016 in Football, News 11 Comments »

The Auburn Tigers will enter the season unranked in the AP poll. It seems that Auburn doesn't get judged the same way other teams are judged.

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on August 28th, 2016 in Football, News 13 Comments »
f72ee9a606a9c5e00ef4659a6b67ec7b-original The Offense has its Leader Late Thursday evening Gus Malzahn confirmed what many have speculated. Sean White will be the quarterback when Auburn welcomes #2 Clemson to Jordan-Hare next weekend. I, for one, am not surprised by this decision, and I believe many in the fan base aren’t surprised either. When healthy last season, W... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Offensive Line Gels and Solidifies

By on August 27th, 2016 in Football 7 Comments »

Auburn has a lot of experience on the offensive line. Yet, only one of the potential starters has begun and ended in the same position. The front five will go a long way in determining just how far this Auburn Tiger team can go. Who are they, and how did they get here?

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