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Tiger-Eye Review—Inside-Outside Edition

By on October 9th, 2018 in Football 4 Comments »
Are we in or out? It depends on perspective.In 1944, legendary West Point head coach Earl Blaik began two successive national championship seasons in three years with the help of two remarkable players—speedster Glenn Davis and bruising fullback Felix "Doc" Blanchard. The duo was nicknamed "Mr. Outside and Mr. Inside," and beh... Read Full Story

TET College Pick’Em Results—WEEK 6

By on October 9th, 2018 in Football Comments Off on TET College Pick’Em Results—WEEK 6
An antsy War Eagle to everyone. Yes, frustration is high as our Auburn Tigers are on the brink of falling apart. Two losses do not a defeated season make, but you have to wonder if the Tigers will be able to straighten things out. The UT Volunteers may be just what the doctor ordered this week for an Auburn program that is still... Read Full Story

The World’s Cruelest Roller Coaster Ride

By on October 8th, 2018 in Football 32 Comments »
The daily high temperatures on the Plains have yet to dip below 90 degrees, and Auburn’s football season is already a forgone conclusion. The only question left is whether it will have more than four losses by year’s end. Any hope of heading to Amen Corner with a fighting chance was obliterated by an average Mississippi Stat... Read Full Story

Auburn Fumbles One Away in Starkville (Grading Auburn’s 23-9 Loss to Mississippi State)

By on October 7th, 2018 in Football 15 Comments »
Auburn could not execute when it counted.     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on an Auburn collapse in Starkville. Shaky offensive line problems continued, and a propensity to drop the ball on the ground doomed the Tigers to a 23–9 loss to the Mississippi State Bulldogs. A normally stout front ... Read Full Story

Beat the Bulldogs! (Auburn at Mississippi State Open Thread)

By on October 6th, 2018 in Football 3 Comments »
Hostile territory awaits, for the first time this year.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will visit Starkville, Mississippi to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Both teams are coming off a couple of weeks of offensive disappointment and are looking to redeem their respective se... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 10–06–18

By on October 5th, 2018 in Football, News Comments Off on College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for Saturday 10–06–18
This weekend marks the halfway point of the 2018 college football season. For many schools, the second half of the season is the beginning of the tough part of the schedule. Historically, it’s a time that the teams in the nation’s strongest division start knocking off one another.And as usually is the case, no team in the SE... Read Full Story

Track’Em Tigers TV Episode 5

By on October 4th, 2018 in Football 1 Comment »

In this episode of TET TV coach Nelson and I discuss Auburn's historically long game against Southern Miss. And, we also take a look ahead to the Tigers' road trip at Mississippi State.

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Into the Bulldog Den

By on October 4th, 2018 in Football 1 Comment »
Auburn should expect a noisy night in Starkville (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! Saturday evening, the Auburn Tigers will embark on their first true road contest of the season at Mississippi State. Both teams come into this game as offensively damaged goods, and Auburn is a 4-point favorite. The Auburn offens... Read Full Story

Tiger-Eye Review—Meat of the Schedule Edition

By on October 3rd, 2018 in Football 7 Comments »
We have arrived at the point of the season where conference dynamics and competition hit full stride. October is the month of decision in the Southeastern Conference. Other than one or two contests, every single game across both divisions will be an interdivision or cross-division showdown of talent week to week. Few if any of t... Read Full Story

TET College Pick’Em Results—WEEK 5

By on October 2nd, 2018 in Football, News 1 Comment »
War Eagle everyone! It was a long day for our No. 8 Auburn Orange and Blue last Saturday, but we came away with a win over the Golden Eagles! Ugly, yes, but a win is a win and that works for me! Now the Tigers hit the road and prepare for the cowbells of MSU. Halfway is here and the bulk of the SEC play is now upon us. What will... Read Full Story

Upon Further Review: Apologies Are In Order

By on October 2nd, 2018 in Football 6 Comments »
The age-old argument about men is that they don't know how or simply won't admit when they are wrong. Whether it is refusing to follow directions on assembling a coffee table from Ikea to doggedly sticking to going the wrong way when they know they made a wrong turn on the highway, men are stubborn, and they refuse to admit they... Read Full Story

What if Auburn Had Hired Kirby Smart?

By on October 1st, 2018 in Football 32 Comments »
Around this time six years ago, Auburn was tiring of Gene Chizik, who was on the way to arguably the worst season in a generation. By year’s end, the choice for Auburn’s new coach was down to two—Gus Malzahn and Kirby Smart.We all know the rest of the story. Both interviewed strongly. Smart, who was Alabama’s defensive c... Read Full Story

Auburn Survives the Golden Eagles! (Grading Auburn’s 24–13 Win Over Southern Mississippi)

By on September 30th, 2018 in Football 5 Comments »
Seth Williams skies for a touchdown!(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's epically long homecoming win over Southern Mississippi. It was a tale of two games, almost. A couple of hours plus a lightning delay meant that this game kicked off at 3:01 PM and did not end... Read Full Story

Gig the Golden Eagles! (Auburn vs. Southern Mississippi Open Thread)

By on September 29th, 2018 in Football 2 Comments »
Tigers last met USM 10 years ago      War Eagle, everybody! This afternoon, the Auburn Tigers host the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Both teams are coming off big wins and are looking to successfully continue their respective seasons. For Auburn, it's a week to work on the offense after gaining j... Read Full Story

Track’Em Tigers TV—Episode Four

By on September 28th, 2018 in Football, News 1 Comment »

Coach Ron Nelson tries to make sense of this Auburn offense, and we look ahead to Southern Miss this weekend on Track'em Tigers TV.

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College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for 5th Weekend of the 2018 Season

By on September 28th, 2018 in Football, News Comments Off on College Football TV Broadcast Schedule for 5th Weekend of the 2018 Season
Saturday is Homecoming on the Plains as the Auburn Tigers take on the Southern Miss Eagles in a 3:00 p.m. CT game on the SEC Network. As part of the homecoming celebration, the University has planned several special activities for the weekend. * On Friday, as part of the festivities, fans can experience the new pregame locker r... Read Full Story

Homecoming

By on September 28th, 2018 in Football, Memories, News 2 Comments »
It’s been quite a few years since I last attended an Auburn Homecoming as a student, and 2018 will make 35 years, to be exact. And, in that span, I’ve not missed a single Homecoming game.Homecoming is always a good time to spend a Saturday on the Plains, and this week will be no different. However, attending as an alum and a... Read Full Story

Running Back U?

By on September 27th, 2018 in Football 7 Comments »

The origin of this article was a question on my weekly Tiger-Eye Review post from TET member Zotus. He asked if I could run some numbers on the 'Running Back U" claim by many NCAA institutions to see if there was any validity to Auburn's claim. This is what I found ...

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A Golden Eagle Visit

By on September 27th, 2018 in Football 1 Comment »
It's been ten years since these teams have clashed (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! Saturday afternoon, the Auburn Tigers will take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the friendly confines of Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn is around a 26-point favorite in this game, but there's some question whether Aub... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Kicks Off Fall Season

By on September 26th, 2018 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
The Auburn softball program began its second year under Mickey Dean by hosting a trio of teams that included Northwest Florida State as well as in-state teams Wallace State–Dothan, and Wallace State–Hanceville. To say there were some surprised softball fans Friday night would be an understatement as Auburn dropped a 1–0 de... Read Full Story