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You recognize it only after it happens. The moment when something new arrives that changes your life forever. Up until that event occurs, you are confident, poised, clear thinking, at ease with the situation around you and completely secure with your world ordered just as it should be. Then in an instant everything turns upside ... Read Full Story

Why Gus Malzahn Will Get Auburn Back to the National Championship Game

1389131889000-USATSI-7657712 -USAToday file                           Gus Malzahn coaching in the 2013 BCS Championship game. (photo:USAToday file)Human beings have many things in common and one of our shared traits is that we all are afraid of something. Whether those fears seem rational to others or not doesn't matter. It matters to us and that is wha... Read Full Story

Will Marshall Play?

By on July 21st, 2014 in Football 16 Comments »
If I were a betting man, I’d say that starting Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will sit for the opener against Arkansas. While athletic department policy says a suspension is not required, something tells me Gus Malzahn will send a message to his team.The fact that he has Jeremy Johnson as the backup makes the decision all th... Read Full Story

NCAA Fought Mike Slive and Slive Won

By on July 19th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
ncf_a_slive_ps_600- Ap,butch dill                                                                                                                                   (photo:AP,Butch Dill)In his opening remarks at SEC Media Days, SEC Commission... Read Full Story

A Rebel Road Trip.

By on July 18th, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »
Ole Miss Preview Can the Tigers overpower the Ole Miss front again?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On November 1st, the Tigers head to Oxford, Mississippi to take on the Ole Miss Rebels. After a couple of winning seasons under third year head coach Hugh Freeze, many Rebel ... Read Full Story

Auburn Places Most Players on Preseason All-SEC Team

By on July 17th, 2014 in Football, News 7 Comments »
9872642 - Auburn media             Gabe Wright was named 1st Team pre-season All-SEC by the media. (photo:Auburn media file)The SEC Media Days pre-season All-SEC Team was announced Thursday morning, along with the predicted order of finish in the conference. Auburn had the most players (13) making the list including four on the First Team;... Read Full Story

2014 – A Historic Year for SEC and College Football?

1405360965000-sec-media-days                                                                                                                       (photo:Mark Gentry,USAToday)If you didn't get a chance to see SEC Commissioner Mike Slive's opening r... Read Full Story

C.J. Uzomah – “We’ll Get Back on Track”

29906170001_3674748964001_video-still-for-video-3674693780001- Uzomah                                                                                                                                       (photo:USAToday file)Gus Malzahn had to face the media Monday a... Read Full Story

Sammie Coates Nominated for Biletnikoff Award

By on July 15th, 2014 in Football, News Comments Off
[caption id="attachment_28178" align="alignright" width="300"] (photo:Anthony Hall,[/caption] The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced today that Auburn Wide Receiver Sammie Coates has been named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.Coates was the Tigers' No. 1 receiver last year, catching 42 passes... Read Full Story

Dismukes Continues to be Honored With Pre-Season Award Watch List

By on July 15th, 2014 in Football, News Comments Off
9468207-Todd Van Ernst                                                                                                      (photo:Tood Van Ernst,Auburn media))Reese Dismukes was selected by the Rotary Lombardi Award Committee for their pre-season watch... Read Full Story

Gus Malzahn Fielding Questions at SEC Media Days

By on July 14th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
In a Q&A session at SEC Media Days, Auburn Coach, Gus Malzahn covered topics from Nick Marshall's status to his feelings about the 2013 SEC Championship year to his thoughts about the upcoming season. Gus said he feels good about where the Auburn program is at present but this year he wants players and coaches to have a ment... Read Full Story

A Pot Smoking, Flora-Bama Kind of Weekend

By on July 14th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
nick marshall 2 There’s a cloud hanging over the start of today’s SEC Media Days event. A cloud of marijuana smoke. Just when we thought this year’s event was going to be a ho-hum affair, Nick Marshall gets cited for smoking pot behind his over-tinted car windows.Cue the drama.The gripping misdemeanor over the weekend threatened to oversh... Read Full Story

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